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  • Wedding Open Day


  1. Sep

    1. Wedding Viewing Evening
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Come and view our beautiful award-winning wedding venue and meet our friendly wedding team. This is your chance to imagine how your wedding might be at Prested and to view the elegant reception rooms and bedrooms.
      Wedding couples have exclusive use of The Hall with its 14 lovely bedrooms so they can stay overnight with up to 33 of their friends and family.
      The handsome reception areas include The Oak Room (an 18th century room with a magnificent fireplace and stained glass windows), The Garden Room (a 1930s’ former ballroom), the elegant large Orangery overlooking the moat, and The Gazebo outside. All of these are licensed for civil ceremonies and we offer a waterside marquee in summer for your wedding breakfast.
      Alison and Steven 6th October 2012
      Additional accommodation and pamper packages are available at Prested’s Health Club at the end of the drive.
      We look forward to welcoming you and to showing you round.

      5:00 pm
      Wedding Viewing Evening
  2. Sep

    1. Real Tennis – Under 20s Championship
      9:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Join us at Prested Hall Health Club on Saturday 20th September for the under 20s Real Tennis Championship.


      The National Under 20s Level Real Tennis Singles event will be sure to bring some of the best young talent from all around the country here to Prested Hall. In previous years we have seen British Amateur Champion Conor Medlow and Ladies World Champion Claire Vigrass take the title. Who will be the ones to watch this year? Come along on Saturday 20th September to find out!
      Real Tennis
      If you would like to learn more about Real Tennis then why not visit Claire and Lewis in the pro shop, or contact them on- 01376 570220 or at

      9:00 am
      Real Tennis – Under 20s Championship
  3. Sep

    1. Sunday Lunch at The Hall @ Prested Hall
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


      When we aren’t hosting a wedding, we offer Sunday lunch at The Hall. It is a lovely relaxing setting for a delicious traditional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings – enjoy your meal in one of our elegant reception rooms. Booking is essential so call us now on 01376 573300 to reserve your place.
      The menu for Sunday 21st September is as follows:

      • Leek & Potato Soup ‘v’ served with a freshly baked roll
      • Prawn & Crayfish Cocktail with homemade soda bread mayonnaise
      • Chicken Liver Pâté with Prested chutney and melba toast
      • Grilled Halloumi Cheese ‘v’ with green fig, pear and caper dressing

      Main courses

      • Roasted Leg of Lamb with roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and a red currant jus
      • Roast Sirloin of Beef with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and a rich roast gravy
      • Baked Fillet of Cod with a Nut Crumble with new potatoes and a spiced tomato salsa
      • Aubergine En Croûte ‘v’ with a chive cream and new potatoes

      All main courses are served with a selection of fresh seasonal vegetables

      • Chocolate brownie With a rich chocolate sauce
      • Fresh Fruit Platter with raspberry sorbet
      • Classic Lemon Tart with crème fraiche
      • Meringue with Fresh Strawberries chantilly cream

      £13.95 for 2 courses £17.50 for 3 courses
      All food is prepared on the premises from fresh produce. Please kindly make us aware of any allergies in advance.

      12:00 pm
      Sunday Lunch at The Hall @ Prested Hall
  4. Sep

    1. An Afternoon of Classical Music @ Prested Hall
      12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      Enjoy an afternoon of light classical music on Sunday 28th September at Prested Hall. Call 01376 573300 to book

      Relax and unwind to the sounds of the classics performed by a live orchestra in the stunning setting of Prested’s waterside marquee.
      Enjoy well-loved pieces such as Handel’s Water Music, Mozart’s Symphony No.40 and Vaughan Williams English Folk Songs – as well as some contemporary classics.
      Tickets are priced at £19.50 and include a delicious 2-course barbeque.

      Doors open from 12.30pm, giving you a chance to relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounds of Prested Hall. The first half of the musical performance will begin at 1.30pm and will consist of a range of well known classical pieces.
      Following a break for lunch service, the second half of the performance will begin at approximately 2.45pm and will feature a number of contemporary pieces of orchestral music.
      The event finishes at 4pm.
      Tickets are available by calling our reservations team on 01376 573300 or by emailing
      Music at Prested

      12:30 pm
      An Afternoon of Classical Music @ Prested Hall
  5. Oct

    1. Wedding Fair – 12pm until 4pm @ Prested Hall
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      We have been holding wedding fairs at Prested for many years, and they have become a major event for the region, attended by an ever-increasing number and range of specialist wedding suppliers including jewellers, photographers, toastmasters, balloon and firework suppliers, DJs, florists, confectioners and others, all with tips on how to make your wedding day perfect.

      Our next wedding fair is on Sunday, 12th October 2014 from 12.00 noon till 4.00pm


      It costs just £1 on the door to attend, which is donated to the Essex Air Ambulance.


      Please ring the Events Office (01376 573300) for further details and don’t forget to put the date in your diary!

      purple wedding

      12:00 pm
      Wedding Fair – 12pm until 4pm @ Prested Hall

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