Traditional Church Weddings
at Parklands, Quendon Hall
Whilst we’re able to host civil ceremonies for up to 410 guests at Parklands, Quendon Hall, we also work closely with our local parish to accommodate Church Weddings. There an abundance in churches in Essex for weddings. We currently work with two churches in the local area to ensure that your big day runs as smoothly as possible if you opt for a traditional church wedding.
We invite all of our brides and grooms to be to make use of our elegant changing rooms before your ceremony to allow you to get ready to walk down the aisle in comfort and style. For your ease, we’ve collated some information on the venues that we work with for church weddings below.
St Mary the Virgin, Newport
A beautiful 13th century church in the next village on from Parklands, Quendon Hall, St Mary is a grade I listed building of great historic and architectural importance, housing a number of treasures including the “Newport Chest”, a portable altar of the late 12th century.
Saint Mary the Virgin, Saffron Walden
In the picturesque town of Saffron Walden, this church is one of the town’s landmarks. It was built circa 1130 and was rebuilt and enlarged between 1250 and 1258.
If St Mary’s, Saffron Walden is of interest to you for your ceremony, then it’s important to contact the church’s wedding coordinator to arrange a meeting, we’ve added her details below. You will also need to establish a connection between yourself and the church if you don’t live in the parish or have any connection with St Mary’s.
To establish a connection between yourself and St Mary’s you’ll need to attend services there for six months before the publication of your banns. If one of you does not hold an EEA passport, there are various legal requirements and conditions that may apply.
For more information on the above, please contact:
Caroline Goulder, St Mary’s Wedding Coordinator