True Love

In the grounds of Spains Hall

You're too young my darling, it'd never work out!
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The Stables

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Spains Hall is an idyllic year round venue for your special day, providing you the history and romance of a country estate with the modern facilities that you require to make your special day absolutely perfect.

Spains Hall is located just outside the popular picturesque village of Finchingfield on the North Essex / Cambridgeshire Border.

We would be delighted to show you around so that you can see why we are one of the finest wedding venues in Essex – please call us on 01371 811596 to arrange a viewing, our office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.  If we're busy with an event simply leave a message and we'll ring you back as soon as we can.

The magnificent Elizabethan Hall within Spains Hall can seat up to 100 guests for your ceremony, while the Drawing Room and Dining Room are both available for smaller ceremonies.  The rooms are decorated with family antiques, paintings and attributes which create a romantic setting. The historic summer house is available for your outdoor ceremony should you wish to get married in the beautiful rose garden.  The 19th century Coach House within the converted stables is also available as an alternative ceremony room for up to 84 seated guests.  All ceremony rooms have a state-of-the-art music system, creating a warm atmosphere which is unique and personal to you on your special day.

Drinks will then be served to you and your guests in one of the many beautiful rooms in Spains Hall itself including the Drawing Room and Dining Room. The Drawing Room overlooks the stunning formal gardens which include the majestic cedar tree, overlooking the lake beyond. Your guests are free to wander the gardens exclusively which provide beautiful backdrops for your everlasting memories and photographs.
Spains Hall is a lovely, cosy and warm intimate venue for winter wedding receptions also, the Drawing Room can provide a roaring log fire which ensures your guests feel right at home.

The Stables complex, complete with modern, state of the art facilities, combines the old and new perfectly. The Dovecote, Coach House and Loose Boxes are all available for your use exclusively on your wedding day, providing you with a variety of space and freedom to create your special day as you wish. Our beautiful terrace is perfect for an extra break out area for the evening with illuminated parasols that provide heat for the cooler evenings. The Main Hall within the Stables is where your wedding breakfast will be held.  It is a comfortable, inviting space, which can be treated as a blank canvas for you to let your imagination run wild. You and your guests will sample exquisite food and drink from our caterers during dinner. After speeches, your guests have the Loose Boxes to retire to should they want to rest, the Main Hall then provides ample space for your festivities and our in-house DJ will ensure that your guests are dancing all night!

We have three beautiful lodges available for you to retire to at the end of your special day, please see our accommodation page for more details.


Our catering partner, The Cambridge Dining Company, will ensure all of your food and drink requirements are met and enjoyed, providing you with exquisite food and drink complete with a second to none service. 

The Cambridge Dining Company can provide you with sample menus but you can also create your own. You can even enjoy a free tasting at one of their restaurants in Cambridge, to ensure the menus are as delicious as they sound!


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