Milsom Weddings

Talbooth House & Spa

A luxurious country house hotel perfect for smaller weddings

Step into a luxury home away from home and breathe in the incredible atmosphere.

With 12 magnificent bedrooms, Talbooth House & Spa is an exquisite venue for smaller weddings. Located in north Essex, surrounding views include Constable’s Countryside and the Dedham Vale.

Talbooth House & Spa is a stylish and iconic country house hotel that offers the most picturesque, peaceful and intimate of wedding venues in Colchester. The hotel and grounds are the perfect size for up to 40 wedding guests and provide the ultimate backdrop for a very special day with your closest friends and family.

The hotel lends itself to a house party wedding, allowing the bridal couple, family and friends to take over the whole hotel exclusively for the night (or two), weekend weddings are also very popular at the moment.

Get married in the cosy lounge, enjoy drinks overlooking the valley and dine in our gorgeous Garden Room.


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Talbooth House & Spa: Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6HN

Country house hotel with spa, heated outdoor pool, hot tub and sauna

North Essex wedding venue ideal for small and intimate ceremonies

Civil wedding licence for up to 40 guests, either in the Garden Room or outside by the pool.

In the heart of Constable country with views across the Vale

Exclusive hire options for ultimate privacy

Only 1.5 hours from London, with great transport links

“Talbooth House & Spa is a beautiful venue for a wedding and in such a pretty location. It’s lovely to have the pool house to adjourn to as well, as it gives another dimension to the proceedings.”

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Virtual Tours

We love weddings at Talbooth House & Spa

We want to make sure your day is perfect. Scroll through our timeline below, so you know what to expect when you work with us at Talbooth House & Spa.

Luxury Bedrooms

Recline with a true sense of relaxation as you settle in for the night in our exclusive accommodation.

Luxury Bedrooms

Wedding Catering

Enjoy a moment together and make the most of our stunning riverside location, arriving by boat. Your guests can also enjoy river trips during your drinks reception

Wedding Catering

Wedding Blog

Discover all you need to know about dresses, discos, food, fashion, friends and trends – visit our blog today.

Wedding Blog

An Invitation to view this intimate wedding venue

You have heard what we have to say, and now we’d love to show you around and help you to imagine how your wedding day will take place.

Please contact us here to arrange a date, or simply run a few questions by our team. We are here to assist you and make your special day perfect. We hope to hear from you soon!


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How to get here

Come and visit Talbooth House & Spa to truly appreciate its beauty.

Located in the beautiful Essex countryside, just outside Colchester, this fabulous Dedham hotel is less than 5 miles from Manningtree train station.

Talbooth House & Spa

An effortlessly relaxed country house hotel and outdoor pool
Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6HN
Tel: 01206 321102 / 01206 321105
[email protected]

If travelling from London, turn off the M25 at Brentwood onto A12. Continue on A12 towards Ipswich, bypassing Colchester.

Take the left exit signposted “Stratford St Mary, Dedham and Higham.” For Talbooth House & Spa, turn right at the bottom of the hill to Dedham, over the bridge and the hotel is approx 300yds along on the right.

Leave Ipswich on the A12 and when you pass the sign to East Bergholt, continue down hill and take left exit to Stratford St Mary and Dedham. Then take the next right turn to Stratford St Mary.

For Talbooth House & Spa, continue past Talbooth Restaurant, take the next left to Dedham, over the bridge and Talbooth House & Spa is approx. 300yds on the right.

If travelling from Colchester High Street, continue onto East Hill and over the mini roundabout to East Street before turning left at the next mini roundabout onto Ipswich Road. At the next roundabout, take the first exit, then the second exit onto the A1232, signposted Harwich A120. Continue along this road until merging onto the A12, signposted Ipswich.

After 2.5 miles, branch left then merge onto Ipswich Road. In half a mile, bear right onto Gun Hill. At the bottom of the hill turn right to Dedham, over the bridge and the hotel is approx 300yds along on the right.