Hylands Estate

London Road, Writtle, England, CM2 8WQ, United Kingdom


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Hylands Estate Essex Events

Nestled within the idyllic Essex countryside near Chelmsford, Hylands Estate stands as a premier UK venue. Boasting a prestigious Grade II* listing, this expansive 574-acre public park showcases breathtaking historic parkland that sets the stage for an unforgettable experience. At the heart of it all lies the beautifully restored Neo-Classical gem, Hylands House, a dazzling venue available for hire, befitting any special occasion, whether it’s a dream wedding, a joyous celebration, or a sophisticated business event.

Step into a world steeped in rich history, where grand and contemporary interiors seamlessly intertwine, creating a regal and inspiring ambience. Hylands Estate masterfully unites the best of both worlds, offering meticulously restored period interiors that exude old-world charm alongside the modern and expansive Grand Pavilion. Whatever the size or style of your event, this spectacular heritage-listed house can accommodate your desires, from intimate gatherings to grand banquets and opulent parties.

With a dedicated team at your service, Hylands Estate brings passion and flexibility in spades, ensuring that your event vision is brought to life with meticulous attention to detail. Your special day or private affair will be an unforgettable celebration of history and beauty, surrounded by the majesty of the Essex countryside. Trust in Hylands Estate to curate a bespoke event that will enchant you and your guests, cherishing memories that will last a lifetime.

Highlights of Hylands Estate Events:

  • Elegant heritage-listed venue steeped in history
  • Stunning function spaces with an array of options
  • Surrounded by 574 acres of picturesque parkland
  • Dedicated team to assist with event planning
  • Ideal for hosting large functions of up to 300 guests
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sitting Up to 300 Sitting
standing Up to 300 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 200

Spaces At This Venue

  • Hylands Estate Essex Marquee Wedding Venue

    The Grand Pavilion

    The spectacular Grand Pavilion is the largest and most flexible space for weddings and events at Hylands Estate. This impressive, light-filled venue features sparkling chandeliers, ivory drapes, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a private bar.

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  • Hylands Estate Essex Wedding Venue

    The Banqueting Room

    Forming an elegant backdrop for wedding ceremonies, dinner parties, and business meetings, the Banqueting Room boasts dazzling 24-carat gold leaf decorations and silk-lined walls.

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  • Hylands Estate Essex Drawing Room

    The Drawing Room

    The Drawing Room is a remarkable event space in the main house, featuring a striking gilded ceiling and opulent marble fireplace.

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Nearby accommodation:

  • Essex Stays
  • Premier Inn Chelmsford
  • Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel
  • The County Hotel

Attractions nearby:

  • Central Park Chelmsford
  • Chelmsford Museum
  • Thorndon Country Park

Venue Testimonials

Stunning venue with lots to offer whether you have the marquee or the main house. The house has lots of history and marble throughout it definitely has the wow factor. Not to mention the large grounds and the amazing staff that look after everything for you. Perfect wedding venue.

Samuel H

We honestly had the best day ever, and really would recommend the venue to anyone who is thinking of hiring it out, the mandap looked incredible and the reception was unreal.

Hurshil D

What can I say apart from absolutely brilliant! The Hylands Estate team were so helpful in making our occasion special that we can’t praise them enough. The location is amazing. I would recommend to everyone.

Izfal K

Frequently Asked Questions

The venue hire fee for exclusive use of Hylands House and the Grand Pavilion ranges from £6,500 to £12,400.

The spacious Grand Pavilion can easily accommodate up to 300 guests for weddings and private events. 

Weddings at the estate should end by midnight, with the option to extend to 2am for an additional fee.

Yes, Hylands Estate offers an impressive setting for holding business and corporate events in Essex, including meetings, conferences, and seminars.

Hylands Estate partners with Essex Stays to offer luxury accommodation for up to 18 adults. Other hotels nearby include:

  • Premier Inn Chelmsford
  • Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel
  • The County Hotel

Yes, there is plenty of on-site parking available at the estate, with 200+ spaces.

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