Essex’s best wedding venues: Maison Talbooth and Le Talbooth

PUBLISHED: 12:12 26 November 2019 | UPDATED: 12:00 02 December 2019

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Both locations are part of the Milsom Hotels group and are two of your best options when looking for a dream wedding venue in the gorgeous Essex countryside

Step into a luxury home away from home and breathe in the incredible atmosphere of this hotel; Maison Talbooth is an exquisite venue for smaller weddings.

Located in north Essex, with far reaching views over an area known as 'Constable Country', Maison Talbooth lies deep in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Maison Talbooth is a stylish and iconic hotel, recently awarded four red stars from the AA for excellence, and offers the most picturesque, peaceful and intimate of wedding venues near Colchester in Essex. The hotel and grounds are the perfect size for up to 50 wedding guests and provide the ultimate backdrop for a very special day with your closest friends and family.

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With its 12 individual bedrooms, day spa, outdoor pool (heated all year) and pool house, the hotel lends itself to an exclusive house party wedding, allowing the bridal couple, family and friends to take over the whole house exclusively for the night (or two), weekend weddings are also very popular at the moment.

There's also a choice of where to get married, either in the Garden Room overlooking the valley or if you'd like an outside wedding, then the Pool House would be perfect for you and your guests.

Maison Talbooth | Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6HN | 01206 323150

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Set beside the natural beauty of the River Stour lays one of the finest wedding venues in Essex. Le Talbooth Restaurant is an amazing venue, where you can enjoy your special day in stunning surroundings.

Providing a magical setting for any wedding, whether dining in the riverside restaurant or dancing in the Marquee on the upper terrace, the setting is picture perfect. The restaurant has a civil ceremony licence for up to 130 people in the River Room.

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This is a beautiful room which looks out onto the river Stour, terrace and perfectly manicured lawns. Getting married in the River Room followed by a wedding breakfast in the marquee means the wedding party has exclusivity of Le Talbooth during the day, from their ceremony until early evening.

With the hire charge starting from £1,000, the Marquee on the upper terrace, with its unrivalled position beside the river Stour offers a flexible space and is perfect for an intimate wedding for 50 as well as a larger party for up to 150 guests.

Le Talbooth Restaurant | Gun Hill, Dedham, Colchester, CO76HP | 01206 323150

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The Milsom Wedding event team love nothing more than helping organise your special day, from the first meeting and show round, to the planning and menu tasting and then onto the day itself; the team are always there to assist you. So too are the trusted suppliers, many of whom have worked with Milsom Weddings for many years so bring with them a wealth of experience.

Milsom Weddings hold regular open days at both venues enabling you to meet the team and capture the atmosphere of these unique properties; visit the website explore the hotel and restaurant, down load the individual brochures and sign up for the regular news.

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