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.


Tymperleys is the perfect spot. It is steeped in history, full of very photogenic corners. It has a pretty garden and can offer you both a wedding ceremony and a wedding reception in its beautiful  rooms.

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  just use the private rooms on the first floor. You can hire the place for the day or the morning, afternoon or evening. 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 45 people.

Hire Options

Our spaces work  as well for small, intimate weddings as they do for the larger celebration.

Tymperleys Exclusive Hire

This give you exclusive use of Tymperleys for the day including the gardens with the capacity of up to 45 people for the Ceremony followed by up to 45 people for a sit-down meal. and can still look just as nice for 15 people. If numbers are allowed to grow, then we have the space to change with the regulations.


  • Monday – Thursday:  £1350.00
  • Fridays and Sundays: £1,850.00
  • Saturdays: £2,450.00


Tymperleys First Floor Rooms Hire

This gives you use of Tymperleys First Floor with a capacity of up to 45 people for a Reception.


  • 10am-5pm: £575.00
  • 6pm-10pm: £575.00

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