TOP 5 REASONS WHY I LOVE BROCKET HALL
Set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside
Brocket Hall is set in one of England’s finest country estates. I am always attracted to beautiful English landscapes, history and architecture. That’s why Brocket Hall is so perfect for couples who share this passion. On arrival you follow the long driveway through the estate, which leads up the very impressive hall. The estate, designed by Richard Woods, features the magnificent Broadwater Lake and romantic Paine Bridge.
Breathtaking backdrop for wedding and event photography
The Brocket Hall Estate offers many idyllic photo opportunities for all seasons. The vast grounds spread over 534 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. So, you might need a golf buggy to access some areas, but it is all worth it, believe me. Have your portraits taken on the front lawn with the majestic Brocket Hall in the background and romantic pictures by the meandering lake or historic Paine Bridge. In addition, the beautiful grand interior and dramatic staircase are fabulous backdrops for evening portraits or just perfect for when the great British weather doesn’t play along.
A house with rich historical backgound
The history of the estate dates back to 1239 with a house named Watershyppes. In 1440 the house was rebuilt and renamed by the Brocket family. Many centuries later, in 1746, Sir James Paine designed the house as it stands today. Sir James Nall-Cain bought the house in 1921 and became the first Lord Brocket. Over the years it housed figures of royalty, fame and some of the most influential figures in British history. This magnificent estate is still owned by the Brocket family to this day.
Exclusive-use luxury wedding venue
The Brocket Estate offers great choice when it come to hosting events, private parties and weddings. Choose to celebrate your wedding in the Oak Room at Melbourne Club or the charming Auberge du Lac on the banks of Broadwater Lake. Auberge is also available for exclusive use, which makes it ideal for an intimate wedding day.
In addition, if you are thinking of hosting a very glamorous celebration, Brocket Hall is available for exclusive use on your day. You will be looked after by professional butlers during your stay and treated to a three course wedding breakfast in the magnificent Ballroom with original hand painted ceiling and grand chandelier.
Within walking distance
I count myself lucky to live within walking distance of this majestic venue and have enjoyed many of the luxuries they have on offer, from gastronomic 5-course tasting menus at Auberge du Lac to opera evenings hosted in the Ballroom. If you are looking for a venue with style and luxury, then I can honestly recommend Brocket Hall.
PS, they have a helipad for either great exits or arrivals!
The photos I am sharing with you are from the James Bond event hosted in December 2019, No time to Dine where guests were agents and treated to a day in true 007 style. I had so much fun capturing all the drama and met amazing people on the day.
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Some of my favourite Brocket Hall photos