Wedding Receptions

Tymperleys is a unique Tudor building surrounded by a walled garden in the heart of Colchester, Essex. You can hire the entire venue or just the first floor for the day, the evening, or both.  Tell us what you want and we will do all the work for you, allowing you to relax and enjoy a wonderful wedding day.

Last Minute Weddings – 20% off

Tymperleys is running a special offer for Last Minute Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions.  Book your Wedding for any time between now and 31st March 2020 and we’ll give you 20% off the Venue Hire Fee – weekends included!  Call now to book an appointment to come and view Tymperleys and chat further 01206 765034

*excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Mother’s Day

**wedding  must take place before 31st March 2020


Tell us what you want and we will work with you.  We have an experienced team who will be on hand throughout with advice and support delivered with our special attention to detail. On the day itself, we will give you the celebration you want, allowing you to relax and enjoy a wonderful day.

At Tymperleys you can hire the entire premises, giving you exclusive use for the whole day. Alternatively, you can use just the private rooms on the first floor. We will be delighted to help work out which is the best option for you.

Tymperleys is a restaurant that is open daily from 10am to 5pm. The restaurant has three rooms on the ground floor and additional capacity outside in the Walled Garden.

The rooms on the first floor are dedicated to private events, and can seat up to 50 people, however we can divide the space with a fine tapestry creating a intimate dining room for up to 30 people.

Hire Options


Tymperleys Exclusive Hire

This give you exclusive use of Tymperleys for the day including the gardens with the capacity of up to 50 people for the Ceremony followed by up to 50 people for a sit-down meal.


  • Monday – Thursday:  £1000.00
  • Fridays and Sundays: £1,500.00
  • Saturdays: £2,000.00


Tymperleys First Floor Rooms Hire

This gives you use of Tymperleys First Floor with a capacity of up to 50 people for a Reception. If the Reception is following a Ceremony the number is limited to 32 people.


  • 10am-5pm: £500.00
  • 6pm-10pm: £400.00
  • 10am-10pm: £700.00



Download our packages brochure for more information on these Ceremony and Reception Packages. Download our Wedding Brochure here.

Contact Tymperleys using our enquiry form or call us on
01206 765034 to book your tea and function rooms in Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex.