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The Essex Barn at The White Heart

Essex 15th Century barn wedding venue

Essex, Halstead


200 guests

11 reviews

Wedding receptions

Wedding ceremonies

Wedding packages

Wedding deals

Wedding guest accommodation

Wedding parties and special occasions

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: £ - ££

Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.


Guest Capacity (min/max): 50 / 200

About The Essex Barn @ The White Hart

Celebrate your love story in style at The Essex Barn at The White Hart, a 15th century barn. Discover a stunning wedding venue nestled in the heart of Essex, perfect for your dream wedding. Explore our picturesque setting, exceptional services, and timeless charm. We have some great special offers available for 2024 weddings contact us now for availability.

Our spacious Essex Barn can comfortably accommodate up to 200 guests, ensuring we can cater to both larger and more intimate weddings, all tailored to your specific preferences. In addition to our expansive event space, we offer 13 meticulously furnished ensuite bedrooms, including a luxurious bridal suite.

When you choose The White Hart for your wedding, you'll not only have access to The Essex Barn but also enjoy delectable cuisine, the convenience of a Marriages and Civil Partnership License, a generously sized bridal preparation room, and the warm hospitality of our dedicated and courteous staff. We believe that The White Hart is the ultimate venue to bring your dream wedding day to life.

Located near the Suffolk border in Essex, we are easily accessible not only to Essex residents but also to those in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. Your perfect wedding venue is just a stone's throw away, making The White Hart an ideal choice for couples from various regions.

Our packages are inclusive of:
Aperitif on arrival
Hire of venue for service [excludes registrars fee]
Hire of barn, fully furnished, dance floor, licensed bar
3 Course wedding breakfast or sumptuous buffet
2 Glasses of wine per person
Celebration toast drink
Finest white table linen and white crockery
Cake stand and cake knife
Bridal dressing and preparation room
Discount on bridal suite
Personal wedding advisor
Includes evening BBQ Buffet for the number of guests in the choice of package

The Essex Barn is the new addition to The White Hart. In keeping with the 15th century coaching inn, The Essex Barn is the perfect place to hold your wedding in East Anglia.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Outdoor Ceremonies

Receptions Only

Venue Setting



Venue Type


Exclusive use

Intimate Venue


Dry Hire Available

Small Hotel


Additional Facilities

Honeymoon suite

Dance floor

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Wedding coordinator

Onsite car parking

Licensed bar

Wedding packages

Bespoke weddings

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers

BBQ / Hog Roasts


Special Guides for Brides Offers

WINTER WEDDINGS SPECIAL OFFER 24/25 All remaining dates in November/ December 24 and February/March 25 for a Traditional Wedding day, 80 guests, £6995


OUR TRADITIONAL WEDDING DAY PACKAGE FOR 80 GUEST ONLY £6,995.00! Inclusive of: 80 guests Hire of the venue Drink after the ceremony Three course meal Two glasses of wine per guest with the meal Celebration toast drink Evening BBQ Buffet Use of Bridal prepartion room PLUS post box, easels, cake stand, cake knife and sweet cart with jars, Scoops and tongs!

Terms and conditions

November/ December 2024 and February/ March 2025 - All remaining dates For all remaining our traditional wedding days are available for 80 guests at just £6995.00 T&Cs apply

Twilight Weddings The White Hart is now offering our Twilight Weddings – 80 guests for £5995


Twilight Weddings The White Hart is now offering our Twilight Weddings – 80 guests for £5995

Terms and conditions

Twilight Weddings The White Hart is now offering our Twilight Weddings – 80 guests for £5995

Contact & Location

The Essex Barn @ The White Hart

Great Yeldham, Halstead, CO9 4HJ, Essex, United Kingdom





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Yes We have 1 ensuite single room, 5 suites and 7 ensuite double rooms (that are 5 gold star rated) with double, family and twin rooms available, as well as our bridal suite and deluxe room. The rooms are located in a separate block away from the main building offering a quiet and secluded area in which to enjoy your stay.


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