If you’re looking for a truly unique venue in a beautiful setting look no further than Valentines Mansion & Gardens. Dating back to 1696, the house was originally built for the widow of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Mansion retains much of its original features and charm and makes the perfect backdrop for weddings, celebrations and many other events including business meetings. With a dramatic grand staircase, intricate fireplaces, stained-glass windows and period rooms, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time to create your own piece of history.
Wedding receptions and parties enjoy exclusive use of Valentines Mansion. With a maximum capacity of 120 guests it’s the choice of venue for an intimate gathering. Our dedicated Events Team closely with select caterers to ensure that you receive a first-class service on your special day.
For ceremonies, choose from one of our many licensed rooms. The Drawing Room, with its dramatic fireplace and enchanting balcony is perfect for larger ceremonies. The Morning Room and Gallery & Holcombe Rooms are also all licensed for marriage ceremonies and civil partnerships. Each and every room boasts its individual character and charm.
Capture picture perfect memories in our beautifully kept historic gardens, featuring the Old English and Walled gardens which look magical at any time of year.
Located on the borders of Essex and London, Valentines Mansion & Gardens provides you with the ideal location for your special occasion. Easy to reach, Valentines Mansion is located just off the A12 and A406 with ample car parking on site. Gants Hill station on the Central Line is just a 5 minute stroll away, perfect anyone using the underground. Ilford National Rail is also just down the road.
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Designated car parking spaces are provided for disabled badge holders.
The Mansion is wheelchair accessible with a lift to all floors.
Due to the age of the building, please note that the floors may be uneven in some areas.
Width restrictions apply to larger electric wheelchairs.
There is a car park adjacent to the Mansion at Emerson Road. This is payment by RingGo.