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Address: near Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US, Colchester

Telephone: 01206 330784

Layer Marney Tower

Whatever plans you may have for your wedding day, you need the right surroundings to make the day truly memorable. Not only does the setting need to be right, but the service needs to be excellent – both before and during your wedding day. Layer Marney Tower meets all of these needs, combining historic grandeur with romance and intimacy; coupled with an experienced and helpful team to look after you.

Wedding ceremonies at Layer Marney Tower take place in the beautiful Corsellis Room – a first floor room with fine timberwork and sumptuous wallhangings. The Corsellis room seats up to 120 guests, allowing friends and relatives to share this most important part of the day.

Receptions for up to 140 guests are held in the Long Gallery. This is an impressive oak panelled room, with a splendid Jacobean fireplace and large windows looking out over the formal gardens, statuary and parkland. Couples booking their wedding reception at Layer Marney Tower have complementary use of both the chauffeur driven Rolls Royce and the Bridal Suite.

Catering at Layer Marney Tower is organised by Bouquet Garni, a local company who use, where possible, local ingredients. Their food is excellent, competitively priced, and they will do their utmost to assist with all of your plans.

The Tea House at Layer Marney Tower is a beautifully restored two bedroom self-catering cottage which is available for weekend and midweek breaks – ideal for the wedding guest.

Built around 1520 by Henry, 1st Lord Marney, Layer Marney Tower is the tallest Tudor Gatehouse in Britain. Henry Marney was the Lord Privy Seal to Henry VIII and he intended his palace to surpass both in size and grandeur Cardinal Wolsey’s similar creation at Hampton Court Palace. Layer Marney Tower remains a family home which is available for wedding ceremonies and receptions throughout the year.

Traditional, without being stuffy; timeless, yet contemporary. It’s an unusual combination of qualities, but then Layer Marney Tower is an unusual sort of place.

We very much hope that you will choose to hold your wedding with us, and enjoy the beauty and romance of this magical place.

Please visit our website for further information or telephone 01206 330784
e-mail: info@layermarneytower.co.uk

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