Fennes is situated in amid a vast 100 acres of Essex countryside. Maintaining its past glory the house has been lovingly brought into the 21st century through subtle modernisation. However the beautifully adorned suites and bedrooms are a romantic throwback to another time. With the magnificently maintained grounds, you will be spoiled for phot opportunities here at Fennes.
Facilities and capacity
Fennes is licensed to hold civil ceremonies whether you would like an indoor wedding or an outdoor celebration. They can hold smaller, more intimate affairs In the Drawing Room or whilst for larger wedding celebrations of 150 guests, they use The Pavilion. Their Banqueting Hall is their largest function suite and can hold up to 500 seated guests under its starlight ceiling; this room can also be arranged for smaller parties. They can provide for all of the following:
Fennes boasts over 25 years of experience as a professional wedding venue and has achieved excellence as to make the most important day of your life just perfect. Their expert staff can be fully relied upon to offer the highest quality of service with a very comprenhisive catering service, from light buffet, to large banquets.
At Fennes they are well-known for their exquisite food which will absolutely amaze you and your wedding guests; choose from their seasonal and classic tasteful meals. Their versatility and ability to personalise menus is all part of their wonderful service.
Stylish en-suite accommodation is available for those wedding guests who wish to stay overnight; besides, the majestic Honeymoon Cottage for you and your partner will be offered for your wedding night. A charming cottage and thirteen wonderful rooms are available with breakfast in their Granary.
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2 Reviews for Fennes
Antony Harvey · Married on 31/05/2019
Beautiful but with hidden charges everywhere
Nice looking venue - shame about the management.Sent on 11/06/2019
Failed to disclose a number of charges (like for the lights which are built into the ceiling in the disco - apparently you have to pay to turn the lights on!) when quoting. Trumped up a £250 charge for mopping sick in one toilet cubicle and unblocking a sink in a bedroom (refused to detail how you spend 20 man hours on a 5 minute job); got caught twice in inconsistencies in their stories to justify the charges; 'so sue me' was the tone of response on the phone.
So the staff tried hard on the day, the venue looks nice but the management are so far out for every penny they will make things up to charge more. Could have been a good experience but manager went out of her way to gain a bad reputation it would seem - would have been 5 stars without her intervention.
Also - venue co-ordinator got changed twice through process of marrying (which was only 4 months) with no handovers; and tap in the wedding cottage was so corroded it wouldn't turn off - leading to a midnight maintenance visit. Little of this was taken into account though of course with their made up, non-contracted charges.
Fennes's reply:With 25 years worth of experience, we pride ourselves on our customer service and constantly strive to further improve the service we offer to our couples and their guests.
ELSA FELIX · Married on 02/11/2018
Good but not blown away
Used Fennes on a dry hire basis. Everything ran as planned and was Fennes staff were helpful and accommodating of our suppliers. I don’t think they went above and beyond but then again it was only dry hire so not expected.Sent on 03/12/2018
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