Ideal Venue For

Bar Mitzvahs
Birthday Parties
Childrens Parties
Christening Parties
Christmas Parties
Corporate Events
Corporate Fun Days
Engagement Parties
Stag Or Hen Parties
New Year Parties
Private Dining
Private Parties
Prom / Graduation Parties
Wedding Fairs
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
The Compasses in Pattiswick, is set in the beautiful countryside of the Holfield Estate, a wonderful, unique venue for your wedding celebration. Whether you are planning a large wedding with up to 150 guests or a more intimate celebration, The Compasses offers you the chance to create your perfect day.

The Compasses offers a spectacular selection of quality food. Every dish is created using the finest, fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Whether you'd love a simple British classic like bangers and mash, or fancy a five-course gourmet tasting menu to complement your big day, we can create a menu to suit you.

Every wedding at the venue is a bespoke celebration, tailored to you. We offer an unrivalled level of service and attention to detail and our dedicated wedding co-ordinator is on hand throughout the day, to ensure your wedding dreams are turned into a reality. Brides can also take advantage of our fabulous Bridal Preparation Suite, where the bridal party can get ready in style. With a four seat hair and makeup bar, full length mirrors and a comfy seating area, it’s the perfect place to relax and prepare before the ceremony. We always strive to provide everything you need, from teepees in the garden, to a cosy celebration by a roaring log fire; we look forward to hearing your ideas.

Your day at The Compasses will be an exclusive event. You and your guests can enjoy full, private use of the venue for a wonderful, intimate occasion. The venue is conveniently located for travelling guests, set just off the A120 between Colchester and Braintree and just 20 minutes from Stansted Airport.

If you're searching for something a little different with a dedicated, personal approach, The Compasses is the perfect wedding venue.

Wedding Open Day
Sunday 30th June 2019 between 11am and 3pm.
The Compasses Wedding Open Day is the perfect opportunity to see our venue set for a Civil Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast and to meet some of our dedicated 'Recommended Suppliers', who will be able to offer you advice in their specialist areas.

Enjoy a glass of fizz and delicious nibbles whilst browsing our quirky collection of props to hire. Drop in any time between 11am and 4pm and bring along friends and family members. We look forward to seeing you!



To Include:
Use of our bridal preparation suite on your wedding morning
Your choice of reception drink for 60 day guests
Two course hot fork buffet OR afternoon tea for 60 day guests
Evening hog roast to include crackling, stuffing, apple sauce and baps for up to 120 evening guests
Prop hire decoration to the value of £300 including wooden tree centre pieces

* T&C’s Apply. Can not be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Saturday 5th October 2019
Friday 11th October 2019
Friday 25th October 2019
Saturday 30th November 2019
Saturday 21st December 2019

Contact the team today on 01376 561 322 for more information or to book an appointment.

The moment we arrived at The Compasses we knew it was special and different to any other wedding venue. The team here make you feel like you are the only couple in the world getting married. Instead of being given tick boxes to choose what ‘package’ we wanted, The Compasses listened to our plans and helped us create a truly bespoke wedding, personal to us. The whole team are incredible. Claire was always on hand in the months leading up to our wedding for all of the little questions that arose. Jane arranged the most beautiful wedding flowers for us. Paul went above and beyond to ensure our day was perfect - even a burst water pipe on the morning of our wedding didn’t phase him! He made sure our day was everything we dreamed of. Our guests all commented on how friendly the staff were.


Air Conditioning
Childrens Facilities
Coach Parking
Disabled Access
Events Manager
In-house Caterers
Marquee Hire
Outdoor Spaces
Parking Available
Wedding Coordinator

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