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Brandy Hole

South East, Brandy Hole, Kingsmans Farm Road, Hullbridge, Essex, SS5 6QB

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A view to rival any other in the UK. Brandy Hole is a family run, riverside wedding venue located right on the River Crouch in Hullbridge. This picturesque location makes them a little different to your typical wedding venue.


Brandy Hole offer full, part or dry hire however they do specialise in bespoke events. If you’re looking to take control of your entire wedding, the dry hire option is perfect. This allows you to do everything including bringing your own food and drinks. This riverside wedding venue really can cater for any couple. 

In the 1800’s and early 1900’s the area now known as Brandy Hole was popular for the smuggling of contraband goods. The goods consisted of wine, brandy and tea. The smugglers had found a natural dip or ‘Hole’ in the river bed where they hid their goodies, hence the name. 

From the early 30’s until 2010 Brandy Hole was a run down, members only yacht club. Debbie Knifton became the new owner of the riverside wedding venue in august 2010 and gave the whole building and grounds an entire refurbishment, creating the slick interior we know today. In May of 2016 Debbie and the team had made the decision to focus on weddings, events and private hire as opposed to the restaurant it once was. 

Licensed for all types of ceremonies, meaning you can say your I do’s surrounded by panoramic views of the River & countryside.






Whats more, glamping is available at this riverside wedding venue. Spend the night in gorgeous bell tents provided by Magical events LTD. The honeymoon suite comes with all furnishings, a double bed frame & mattress, bedding, lighting & vintage furniture. The regular bell tents come with all of the above, but with airbeds and can sleep up to 6 people per tent!


Real Weddings

Kelly & Mark | BarryPeffeyPhotogrpahy

Beccy & Adam | RossHurleyPhotography



Say What?

‘Booked this venue back in March to host my wedding which took place yesterday and I have to say the staff and management there made the day such a wonderful success. The food was amazing, the staff were so attentive and helpful and all my 170 guests enjoyed a fabulous party. The brandy hole is a hidden gem in a beautiful riverside location perfect for a celebration. My new husband and I recommend you check it out. Thank you all at the Brandy Hole, you went above and beyond to make our day much more than the best it could be.



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