Leez Priory

A wide angle shot of Essex wedding venue Leez priory

 Tell Me about Leez Priory

If you are a couple who is considering a Manor House wedding, then Leez Priory might be the Essex wedding venue for you.  Set in 40 acres of beautiful parkland, Leez Priory is one of the most popular venues in Essex. It is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Chelmsford and the M11, making it easy for you and your guests to access this hidden gem.

There is so much character and charm in this Tudor Manor House. The carriageway features giant oak doors which date back to the 16th Century, a cartwheel chandelier, and a flagstone floor. These combine to create an incredible first impression as guests descend down the sweeping driveway and arrive to celebrate your special day with you.

Fully licensed to hold ceremonies, you can choose to exchange vows in a range of locations with the Leez Priory. Say ‘I do’ in The Great Hall (complete with exposed beams and stunning inglenook fireplace) or in the Coach House (perfect for large weddings), both of which are located in the Tower.  You can also hold an outdoor ceremony in a choice of two settings within the grounds.

Whilst you and your partner are being photographed embracing by the two lakes, strolling alongside the babbling brook and laughing hand in hand in the woods, your guests can enjoy canapes and games on the croquet lawn (located in the inner courtyard).

Enjoy a delicious wedding breakfast in either of the aforementioned rooms, then hop onto the contemporary dance floor in the converted cellar to throw those impressive shapes late into the evening.  Leez Priory offer their own DJ and disco until midnight as well as a fully staffed bar.

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What makes Leez Priory special?

Leez Priory has won countless awards and commendations – both nationally and locally – and for good reason. It really is a unique venue and provides the most eye-catching backdrop to your day. The staff are also hugely experienced.  Leez Priory is part of a family owned and run group of wedding venues and has been opening its doors to couples since 1989. So, if you’re looking for a team with decades of experience in delivering high quality weddings, you’re in safe hands here.

Should you book Leez Priory for your wedding day, you’ll have exclusive use of the venue, including both the house and gardens. You will have your own Persona Wedding Manager who will be on hand to ensure the day is planned just as you dream it. When it comes to dining, inhouse culinary team use fresh local produce, including ingredients from Leez Priory’s own garden to deliver a wedding breakfast of your choice.

Leez Priory also offer a range of ‘Finishing Touches’ to add-on to your wedding package to make your day extra special. These range from personalised cushions and bathrobes to wedding post boxes, and a champagne breakfast on the morning following your wedding.

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How many guests can I invite to Leez Priory?


Leez Priory can accommodate up to 100 guests in the day and 250 guests in the evening. They can also provide accommodation for up to 54 guests a short distance from the house. This comprises of two-family lodges, two main house bedrooms and a private cottage used as the Honeymoon Suite.  All accommodation includes ensuite facilities and check-in is from midday.

Couples can stay in the Fisherman’s Lodge on the night prior to their special day (check-in from 5pm).

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Pricing and Packages available


Hire of Leez Priory starts from £1000 and inclusive packages begin at £5,720. For more information email info@leez-priory.co.uk or call 01245 362555. Alternatively visit the website at https://www.leez-priory.co.uk.


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