Houchins wedding venue offers wedding venue hire in a refurbished barn, with boutique self catering accommodation.
Our wedding venue has been designed to offer comfortable entertaining for up to 150 people in elegantly simple surroundings. Working with utilitarian 1950’s farm buildings (erected by my grandfather!) we have created a truly unique venue that sympathetically marries concrete, wood and steel with the glorious setting.
We hope the buildings and décor, unexpected from the outside, will surprise and delight you.
Houchins is an elegant Grade 2* listed farmhouse with beautiful and comfortable accommodation for the bridal party and a splendid new barn complex. Houchins caters for weddings and civil ceremonies from 25- 150+ people, offering a choice of indoor grandeur, outdoor simplicity or a combination of the two.
The builders have now left and all the finishing touches are in place. The new gardens are laid out. On Saturday 20th December our very first wedding reception took place, so Essex’s newest custom-designed wedding venue is now very much open for business.Houchins’ has been four years in planning.
The venue is owned and operated by Adam and Anna Dixon-Smith who have over ten years experience operating Dove Barn, their wedding barn near Sudbury in Suffolk. Adam grew up at Houchins and is determined that no-one will leave without sharing his happy memories of the place!
Just wanted to say thank you all soooo much for your hard work on our wedding day 5th sept everything was so pretty and the attention to detail was amazing . Such an amazing place
Had such lovely compliments from our guests
Lots of love Mark and Charlotte Bailey xx