If you're searching for a gay friendly wedding venue that's a little different and quirky and provides a dedicated and personal approach, The Compasses at Pattiswick is the perfect choice, whether you're considering a blessing, same-sex marriage or simply want to celebrate your partnership.
Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Holfield Estate in rural Essex with unspoilt panoramic views, The Compasses provides the perfect romantic setting. And with a large attractive garden, big enough for a marquee and ideal for garden games, large patio seating areas, a natural wood play area for children, combined with a warm inviting interior, with cosy nooks and open fire places, The Compasses is the ideal venue, whatever the season.
With a previous listing in the Michelin Guide, The Compasses is dedicated to providing a range of delicious catering options, whether you are planning a large wedding with up to 180 guests, or a more intimate celebration with close family and friends. Our highly professional five star caterers will work with you to create exceptional dishes using the finest and freshest locally sourced ingredients. So whether you're looking at a simple British classic, like bangers and mash, trendy Asian bowl food, or a gourmet five-course Wedding Breakfast, we're here to help you compliment your day with the finest food.
Every wedding at The Compasses is a unique celebration and we pride ourselves on ensuring that your wedding is tailored by you. We provide an unrivalled level of service, along with exceptional attention to detail, with our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator on hand throughout the day to ensure your wedding dreams are turned into a reality.
In addition, we also offer in-house floristry and prop hire, that includes a range of quirky items to compliment the venue, and we're also here to help when it comes to recommended suppliers, including photography, DJ services and wedding cakes. You can also take advantage of our fabulous Wedding Preparation Suite, with a four seat hair and makeup bar, full length mirrors and a comfy seating area, it's the perfect place to relax and prepare for the day ahead.
Your celebration at The Compasses is an exclusive event, with you and your guests enjoying private use of the entire venue and grounds. So whether you're planning the simply incredible, or the incredibly simple, The Compasses at Pattiswick is here to guide the way.
Conveniently located just off the A120 between Colchester and Braintree and just 20 minutes from Stansted Airport.