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Wedding Ceremony Venue

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Down Hall

Down Hall


Down Hall Country House Hotel

01279 732125


Hatfield Heath,
Bishop's Stortford,
CM22 7AS


A historic Country House, situated in the breathtaking beauty of the Hertfordshire/Essex countryside, providing an exquisite backdrop for your special day... Down Hall is the place where your dreams are turned into perfect reality. Dating back to 1540, Down Hall has a wonderful array of rooms and suites to host the most intimate of ceremonies, luxury wedding breakfasts and stunning Receptions, most with panoramic views over our beautiful gardens. Our Chef and his team have created the most exquisite menus for your special occasion, using the freshest and finest ingredients either from our own vegetable garden or locally sourced produce, complimented by outstanding personal service from our staff. Our edicated Wedding Coordinators will guide you through your arrangements from the very first time you
contact us, to the moment you take your vows. Every detail is taken care of and they come equipped with lists of recommended suppliers, creative ideas and years of valuable experience to help you make your wedding day everything you could have ever dreamed of and more.

Civil Ceremony/Partnership:
Most of our fabulous Suites are licensed for ceremonies so you can have your pick of any of these stunning rooms with historic features adding sense of occasion.

Wedding Breakfast:
Down Hall can accommodate up to 150 of your guests for your wedding breakfast in the exquisite Bridgeman Suite and a further array of smaller suites are available for more
intimate occasions. Our dedicated Wedding Coordinator will recommend some of the most experienced suppliers around to help you set the scene, after which your hardest
decision will be which of our delicious dishes you will choose from our superb menus.

Evening Reception:
After the all important first dance and the cutting of the cake, the evening reception is your opportunity to enjoy time with your friends and family in relaxed surroundings.
It will be our pleasure to look after your guests in any of our luxurious Suites whilst you dance the night away.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsRegional Tourist Board Member



Plan route to Down Hall Country House Hotel using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 526131  Lat: 51.79574 Long: 0.21147

By Road:
From M11. Take A1060. From Bishop's Stortford town centre, 5 miles to Hatfield Heath. Pass the shops and turn right at the end of the heath signposted to Down Hall.

By Public Transport:
From Bishops Stortford - 7 miles From Bishop's Stortford station take the A1060 towards Chelmsford. Turn left and pass the shops and turn right at the end of the heath signposted to Down Hall.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member