Tell Me about Hylands House
Hylands House is a stunning Grade ii listed mansion situated within 574 acres of parkland in Chelmsford, Essex. Only 30 minutes from London, Hylands House is beautifully restored in a Neo-Classical style and exclusively yours for the duration of your wedding,
Hylands House can cater for both indoor and outside ceremonies. The Outdoor Ceremony Garden is a stunning location for saying ‘I Do’ in the great outdoors, whilst the house itself comprises of incredibly photogenic reception and ceremony rooms in addition to a choice of rooms for all your wedding preparations to take place (keep reading for more information).
This beautiful Essex wedding venue caters for a diverse range of wedding celebrations including African & Caribbean weddings, Greek weddings, Jewish weddings, and Turkish weddings.
What makes Hylands House special?
Hylands House lends itself to incredible wedding photography due to its intricately finished interiors, and perfectly landscaped parkland.
There is a choice of wedding ceremony locations at Hylands House. The Banqueting room is decorated with 24 carat gold leaf and silk lined walls and its wall-to ceiling windows look out onto the stunning back lawn. The Drawing Room features a marble fireplace and a gilded ceiling. The Grand Pavilion – with its ivory drapes and chandelier can be used for both your wedding ceremony and reception, whilst the Outdoor Ceremony Garden is a new addition at Hylands House enabling couples to exchange vows under the tree canopy and within the oak structure
There are three preparation rooms that have been designed by resident artist Liz Knight who has taken inspiration from 19th Century landscape architect Sir Humphrey Repton. The Wisteria Room, Rose Room and Repton Room provide an incredibly luxurious backdrop for both partners and their wedding party to get ready in.
With woodlands, gardens, a serpentine lake and the backdrop of the house itself there are endless options for your wedding photographer to choose from, meaning that your wedding day will be captured like no one else’s.
The staff at Hylands House are experienced in planning weddings of all cultures and sizes, and are on hand to offer support and guidance both in the build-up to and during the special day. You will definitely be in safe hands.
How many guests can I invite to Hylands House?
Your choice of ceremony location will influence how many guests you can invite to your wedding day (or vice versa).
The Banqueting Room can accommodate 100 guests for a ceremony and 80 dining.
The Drawing Room (ceremony only) can accommodate 100 guests.
The Outdoor Ceremony Garden can accommodate 100 guests.
The Grand Pavilion can accommodate 300 guests for both ceremony and reception.
No overnight accommodation is available at Hylands House but there is a range of hotels in nearby Chelmsford town centre.
Pricing and Packages available
For more information on pricing and availability please contact the Wedding and Events team at Hylands House by emailing
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