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Unique Wedding Venue

Chalkney Water Meadows is hidden away amongst ancient woodland next to a picturesque river and a tree-lined lake. It’s a stunning location for an outdoor wedding in Essex, and you can enjoy exclusive use of the venue for the whole weekend.

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About Chalkney Water Meadows

This venue is popular with larger wedding parties who require a little more space, with three linked giant tipis that seat up to 150 guests comfortably, 180 at a squeeze. Ceremonies take place on the lakeside willow pontoon, and glamping accommodation is available in luxurious bell tents. The venue also has two lakeside cabins conveniently situated a short walk away. Get in touch today and one of our venue co-ordinators will be happy to discuss dates and help you start planning your dream wedding!

Venue Facilities

Triple Tipi Marquee

Three connected tipis for the reception. The tipis can comfortably seat 150 or up to 180 at a squeeze.

Ceremonial Pontoon

A willow pontoon over the lake for a truly unique marriage ceremony.

Dancefloor & Soundsystem

DJ soundsystem and dancefloor in the Tipi with music allowed until 11pm. No live bands.

Glamping Accommodation

Luxury bell tents to accommodate your guests as well as two lakeside cabins.

Drinks Bar

A converted caravan drinks bar with staff to keep the drinks flowing.

Showers & Toilets

Luxury shepherds hut lavatories and converted horse box showers for your guests.

Stretch Tent

Additional chill-out area doubling up as the undercover ceremony option for the unpredictable Great British weather!

Fire Pit & Lighting

A roaring fire and colourful lighting on the surrounding trees.

Exclusive and Personal

Exclusive use of the venue and a personal venue co-ordinator to help you plan.

Lakeside Log Cabins

A short walk away, beside a neighbouring lake, are two log cabins with hot tubs. Kingfishers Nest is a romantic and contemporary one bedroom cabin, often hired as the bridal suite. Water Lily Lodge is a larger three bedroom cabin, which can be hired for other family members, bridesmaids, groomsmen or friends.

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Why Choose Us?

Based just six miles from Colchester, Essex, Browning Bros. offer unique weddings & celebrations, corporate events, luxury cabins and glamping. Looking for something out of the ordinary? You've come to the right place.