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Discover our unique

LGBTQ+ Weddings

At Houchins

The perfect venue

Finding the perfect venue in which to celebrate your marriage is probably one of the most important decisions you’ll make when planning your big day.

Houchins prides itself on being gay-friendly and welcoming same-sex weddings. You can be assured you and your guests will be warmly welcomed by our award-winning team.

So, whether you are getting married, converting your civil partnership to same-sex marriage or holding a civil partnership ceremony we are confident you’ll find Houchins the perfect venue to host your whole ceremony and reception.

Your 'Home From Home'

While some people want a venue close to home, others opt to tie the knot miles away on a tropical island – it all depends on what you really would like for your big day!  If you’re preparing to become ‘Mr & Mr’ or ‘Mrs & Mrs’ soon, why not consider getting married in gorgeous Essex?

Houchins Farm sits amidst the wheat fields of north Essex, one of the most beautiful counties in the country. A rural idyll that modern life passes by. Think traditional, think heritage, think modern – Houchins has it all.

A range of beautiful spaces to choose from

There are a number of beautiful spaces to have your ceremony in and around Houchins.

From under the stunning traditional marquee in the wedding garden to the glorious informal woodland. In winter or when the weather is unkind there is our sophisticated Foundry barn and for more intimate weddings the oak panelled drawing room in the listed farmhouse provides a handsome backdrop.

Other less formal spaces include under the willow tree next to the pond and on the  farmhouse lawn.

The romantic Honeymoon Lodge

Stay in the romantic Honeymoon Lodge at Houchins on the night of your wedding and up to 14 family and friends can stay in our Grade 2* listed farmhouse. Two separate dressing rooms mean you both can get ready at Houchins on the morning of you wedding.

Or make a weekend of it and stay for two nights and prolong the celebrations and make an even more unforgettable occasion for you and your guests.

Delicious food

We know that you’ll want to delight your wedding guests with delicious food on your wedding day. Let one of our four caterers inspire you with their extensive range of wedding food including delectable canapes served during your drinks reception and sensational wedding breakfast options that will excite and delight.

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    Why Houchins Is The Perfect Venue


    Our Venue Is Yours And Only Yours


    A Choice Of Four Unique Ceremony Areas


    Flexible Entertaining Space To Suit Your Wedding Plans


    Stunning Garden And Grounds


    Secluded Honeymoon Lodge


    Stylish Overnight Accommodation


    An Eco-Friendly Venue