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Houchins is a family–run business and our dedicated team prides itself on delivering outstanding levels of service to make your wedding day dreams come true.

Houchins is a Traditional Venue With a Modern Twist
Houchins has been designed to offer stylish entertaining for up to 180 guests in a beautifully landscaped wedding garden. We have created a truly unique venue that sympathetically marries concrete, wood and steel in a glorious setting. Houchins is an elegant wedding venue with stylish grade 2* listed farmhouse accommodation. Located in north Essex it has a rich history dating back to the 17th century. The farmhouse sleeps up to 14 people in style and comfort with fluffy white towels, complimentary toiletries, fresh cotton sheets and a continental style breakfast all included to round off your stay. The nearby Honeymoon Lodge has an en-suite walk-in shower, is stocked with chilled champagne, OJ and delicious chocolates for late night munchies. A Nespresso coffee machine awaits you in the morning. And of course, a super king size bed to get lost in! Our Accommodation Includes
Stylish accommodation for family & friends for up to 14 guests
A cosy hideaway for the newly married couple with luxurious en-suite
Continental style breakfast with croissants, cereals and fresh fruit included
Fresh linen, fluffy towels and complimentary toiletries
Tea and coffee making facilities in every room Houchins Makes Sure You Are Relaxed & Ready For Your Day
There are make-up mirrors and hooks galore and everything you need to get the bridal party looking their best for your special day. Access to the dressing room is from 10.30am. Our Dressing Room Includes
Make-up mirrors and full length mirrors
Lots of natural daylight for photos
Multiple hooks hung high for long dresses or suits
Separate kitchen area with cups and glasses for coffee and Prosecco
Shower room with towels and complimentary toiletries
Irons and ironing board for last minute wrinkles

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Exclusive use of the whole venue for the day of your wedding. We have 3 licensed areas for civil ceremonies both indoor & outdoor from 12 - 150 people Reception parties in a contemporary wedding barn with galleried dining room seating for up to 150 people set in stunning gardens and grounds for photographs A team of wedding coordinators to guide you through the whole wedding planning process and your own dedicated Wedding Manager on the day to make your day run smoothly Overnight accommodation for up to 14 family and friends in the elegant listed farmhouse with a beautiful stand-alone honeymoon lodge adjacent for the married couple There is much included when you hire Houchins including: the use of the dressing room before your wedding, a beautiful wedding marquee & gazebo for outdoor civil ceremonies, Chiavari chairs for your ceremony & wedding breakfast & much more Not only is there an experienced award-winning team dedicated to delivering your perfect day but there is also the choice of 3 of the best, most professional, local caterers, each with their own individual style to suit all tastes & budgets

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'INDIAN SUMMER ROMANCE' OFFER Put the romance back into weddings this September with our special Thursday offer… SAVE £660 INC VAT What's included... The venue at the special price of £3,950 Use of the changing room from 10.30am Wedding and event manager to co-ordinate your day Ceremony in the converted Foundry barn or under the elegant marquee in the garden, PA system for music

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Houchins Reviews

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Bethany and Alfie
Wedding booked for 2022
Houchins wedding venue is absolutely stunning, it’s perfect for our winter style wedding and they have a lovely marquee in the summer! We can’t wait to get married here in December 2022!!
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Paris & Ricky
The 'dream team'
To 'the dream team’ You know how much Ricky and I adore you all and how amazing you all were so there is nothing else to say other than thank you and we miss you! All our love.
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Nadine & Kevin
A beautiful & picturesque place to get married
We wanted to thank you all for making our day so magical. The thought and kindness that you all gave us was lovely. Our friends and family have said what a beautiful and picturesque place to get married. Thank you.
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Ella & Mike
A fabulous team
We would just like to say thank you for hosting our wedding at your very special venue. The service and care given was exceptional and the memories of our special day is something that we will cherish for years to come. You are a fabulous team to work with and we couldn’t have asked for a better day. All our love and thanks.


Winner of Best Boutique Wedding Venue
Winner of Best Boutique Wedding Venue
Winner of Best Boutique Wedding Venue 2019
Winner of Best Boutique Wedding Venue 2019


UKbride Approved Supplier
UKbride Approved Supplier
Bridebook Silner Awards 2018
Bridebook Silner Awards 2018


Houchins Lane, Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1RT


  • Houchins Lane
  • Coggeshall
  • Colchester
  • Essex
  • CO6 1RT
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Wedding Coordinator

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Jason Hewitt

I can't wait to show you around Houchins and share all the amazing features of this unique venue with you. There are so many wonderful spots for photographs tucked away waiting to be explored and captured. The listed farmhouse is such a romantic hideaway and perfect for entertaining your friends and family and making so much more out of your day. Then there is the venue which is the perfect blank canvas upon which to let your creative juices flow! I am passionate about weddings and love every tiny detail of the whole planning process so come and have a look around, book your wedding with us and we can start your wonderful wedding journey.