Get married in: Sudbury
Sudbury is a historic market town set in the Stour Valley within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Itís a wonderfully romantic location for your Suffolk Wedding and, as the producer of the silk fabric for Princess Diana's wedding dress, has a heritage that inspires.
Great reasons to get married in Sudbury
Sudbury can be found on the River Stour near the Suffolk/Essex border, and is just 60 miles (97 km) north-east of London. Close to major road and rail routes but a world away in character, Sudbury is a quintessential country town, perfect for an intimate wedding in beautiful surroundings.
The town has a long and fascinating history. It was once famous for itís silk production with the silk for both HM Queen Elizabeth IIís coronation dress and Princess Dianaís wedding dress being hand-woven in the town
Sudbury is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, as a market town where the local people came to barter their goods. It is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough, whose statue dominates the market square (pictured top), & whose landscape paintings offered inspiration to another famous local artist, John Constable, such that the town itself became notable for its art and artists in the 18th century. Read a more in-depth guide to Sudbury here.
Wedding Venues in Sudbury
The 900 year old Norman Keep is a stunning and unique venue close to Sudbury where you can hold your wedding ceremony and entertain your guests where Kings and Queens have dined over many centuries. After the Ceremony lead your guests to the magnificent Georgian Manor House where drinks will be served in the Great Hall, and then on to the Tulip Lawn Marquee for your reception, dinner and dancing. All this is located in the splendid grounds of the Castle, with formal gardens, an ornamental lake and a magnificent Tulip Tree, one of only three in England! Find out more now - Hedingham Castle
Sudbury Registry Office
Situated within Sudbury Town Hall the Registry Office offers couples two ceremony rooms: The Assembly Room has a guest capacity of 80, and The Charterhouse Room has a guest capacity of 2.
Ceremonies are held during weekday opening hours and on Saturdays until 12.30pm. The office is open 9.30am - 4pm Mon, Tues, Weds and Fri.
The Town Hall, Old Market Place, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1TL
Tel: 01787 314050
Wedding Photographers in Sudbury
Justine Ferrari Photography
Justine Ferrari is a professional wedding photographer with a wealth of experience that enables her to capture perfectly the romance, laughter and emotions of your wedding day. Your finished photographs will include behind-the-scenes pictures plus relaxed group shots, and whatever else you require. Justine takes the utmost care in the processing of your photographs and offers images in both colour and black & white, presented in a wedding album and on CD. For more information visit Justine's page now.
Wedding Gift Shops in Sudbury
Jessica Muir Gallery
For the perfect wedding gift, pop along to The Jessica Muir Gallery in nearby Long Melford. Youíll will find a number of gorgeous wedding presents on offer, including ceramics, glass, textiles and limited edition prints.
The Gallery also stocks an impressive range of jewellery for the bride-to-be and her bridesmaids, plus cufflinks for the groom and best man, and jewellery sets to accessorise any wedding guest's outfit. To find out more visit the The Jessica Muir Gallery page now.
For more options on where to stay in Sudbury and the surrounding area why not take a look at our sister site the Suffolk Hotels Guide?
Other Wedding services in Sudbury
For more information on Sudbury, please see our Guide to Sudbury.