A towering Anglo-Catholic church situated in the historic Roman town of Colchester, Essex, St. James the Great could be the perfect church for your religious wedding ceremony. Weddings at St. James the Great church can be a real family affair; with bundles of space, high ceilings and a long aisle, there is plenty of room to invite a large number of guests to witness you marry the love of your life on your wedding day. St. James the Great in Colchester, Essex is full of character, with the oldest part of the church dating back to the 12th century. 

To be married at St. James the Great, the Colchester church asks for either at least one of you to live within the parish boundaries or be on the electoral role role of the parish, having been a regular member of the congregation.

Colchester Town is full of beautiful wedding reception venues to lead on from your wedding ceremony at St. James the Great church, as well as many delicious restaurants and cosy pubs for you to enjoy with family and friends on your wedding day.

Across the road from St. James the Great church in Colchester, you will find Colchester Castle Park; 11 hectares of Grade 2 listed park and gardens, ideal for picturesque wedding photography on your wedding day. Amongst the grounds, you will find Colchester Castle which is the largest Norman keep in Europe, another great aspect of Colchester that will add even more charm to your wedding photographs.