The Perfect Wedding

Fulfil your childhood fairy tale dream of being taken to your wedding by a pair of beautiful horses.

Stunning Asian Weddings

Arrive on a Ghodi, a traditional ridden white horse in full costume for your baraat procession...

Amazing Prom Packages

create the fairy tale princess dream of arriving in traditional style, grace and elegance as the ‘Belle of the Ball’

Memorable Funerals

We hope our horse drawn hearse service can bring a little ray of sunshine to a sad day.

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We were treated like Royalty. Best Day Ever! I love your carriages and especially the horses. Thank you xx

Andy. Tiptree. Wedding Service

Thank you so much for taking me and my friends to our Prom. I felt like a princess, it was just amazing – The horses were gorgeous!

Molly. Colchester. Prom Package

Oh Wow! What an amazing 2 hour carriage ride this afternoon through Layer Marney, followed by a crab salad and a cold beer. My perfect day.

Marina. Layer Marney. Country Drive.

What a wonderful 80th birthday with good friends and family visiting local country pubs. Thank you so much for the wonderful and professional experience.

Wendie. Colchester. Birthday Package

Meet the Team

Layer Marney Horse Drawn Carriages

Here to make your day special…


Whether it is your wedding day, a prom, or you want to treat someone you love on a special occasion to a carriage driving experience they will never forget, we guarantee to go out of our way to ensure you have the perfect day.

We pride ourselves on a helpful and understanding approach to our customers with our professional horse drawn carriage funeral service, doing our part to give a memorable send off for your loved one.

We are a family run business based near Colchester in Essex supplying horse drawn carriages for any occasion across Essex, East Anglia, London and the Home Counties.  We have a large selection of carriages to suit your needs.

As passionate horse enthusiasts, our horses are not just ‘tools of the trade’ but very much loved family members.  Our horses health and welfare is paramount we feel that they love the role that they play on your special day.

We decided to go into providing horse drawn carriages services as we wanted other people to be able to experience and enjoy the timeless quintessential beauty that carriage horses provide.

We are able to offer our customers very good prices as Paulette does all of the admin work so there are no booking fees and looks after the day to day care of the horses.  Alan is a qualified registered farrier so takes care of the horses feet, these great savings are passed on to our customers.

Give us a call on 01621 810 789 or fill out our form below for a FREE no obligation quotation today. We can tailor make your horse drawn carriage experience to suit your day.

We also offer Gift Vouchers for the ideal present.


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