Quality Carriage Hire in Essex

Phone Number: 01702 230203

Frequently Asked Questions

Hiring a horse-drawn carriage isn't a daily occurrence for most of us, so it's understandable that you may have some questions and even misconceptions about horse-drawn carriages. 

We have compiled a small list of the most commonly asked questions below, which might help to clear up some of your queries. 

For anything not listed below, or to discuss your requirements, please get in touch via the details on the left.


Below is some related information that you may answer some questions you may have about this service.

We have a fleet of hearses that up to six horses can pull. Each of our horses is complete with matching drapes and plumes. Our fully qualified coachman will also be dressed in formal attire.

If you are planning to hire a   horse drawn funeral hearse in Essex and London we have a range of options available.

We can arrange for the hearse to be pulled by either Black or white horses. We have a black or white hearse; we can also supply a combination of both. 

If you would like to discuss personal requirements, please call us, we will be happy to give you all the information you need.

While it isn't required for you to pass a test to drive and steer a horse-drawn carriage, you are obliged to adhere to all the rules of the road and highway. 

You should also adhere to all the standards of driving and maintenance outlined in the Government Code of Practice.

The code of practice outlines the minimum levels of competence required. All our coachmen and women are thoroughly professional, qualified and adhere to all rules of the road and highway.


Below are a few frequently asked questions about this service.

If you want something different from the classic cars for your special occasions, then our stunning horses and carriages are the answer. 

Our carriages will provide excellent photographs to treasure and will take you directly to your venue of choice. 

You will experience something magical and different from travelling by car you can travel and arrive in style to your wedding venue. 

We also hire our stunning wedding carriages to take you from your wedding ceremony venue to your reception.

If you are planning a wedding, we can help you book a  horse drawn carriage for weddings

Our costs are highly competitive and offer an affordable mode of transport for your special occasion. Please contact us with your requirements, and we will be happy to provide you with a free quote.

The most popular wedding venues in Essex are listed below. However, the choice is down to each individual.

Crondon Park: This venue is situated in the highly picturesque, beautiful Essex countryside. 
Gosfield Hall: This venue is a breath-taking Georgian manor house in a rural location in Essex. 
Leez Priory: This is a highly sought after location. It is a Tudor Mansion set in 40 acres of parkland.
Parklands: This is a glorious mansion with perfect looking grounds and a stunning whimsical backdrop.
The Lawn: This venue is set in 100 acres of private parkland and is complete with its beautiful Grand Hall and Wedding Gazebo. 
The Essex Barn at The White Hart: This beautiful wedding venue offers a romantic backdrop with stunning countryside.
Prested Hall: If you are looking for the perfect Essex countryside wedding, this is the place for you, based in Colchester.
Stock Brook Country Club: This is a beautiful manor house set in the Essex countryside.
Boreham House: This beautiful mansion stands before a long lake and a stunning avenue of trees.
Hutton Hall: You can choose between a marquee set on beautiful grounds or the Grand Hall or Blue Room.

Usually, the bride will travel in the carriage with the person who is giving her away. 

After the wedding ceremony, the bride will travel to the reception venue with the groom. 

We are based in Essex and London and cover the following areas: 

Canvey Island
Chipping Ongar
Great Dunmow
Saffron Walden
South Woodham
Waltham Abbey
West Mersea
West Thurrock

Our horse-drawn carriages will give a journey and entrance to remember. It will also give you the chance to impress your guests, and they offer the most amazing photographs for your special occasion. 

Horses pulling carriages are usually trotting. Horses trot between 10 and 15 miles per hour. They can trot for between 2 and 3 hours with rests in between. 

Horses pulling a carriage should cover between 20-30 miles in an 8-hour day. Our horses' care and well-being are paramount, so we make sure they also have plenty of rest breaks.

Cinderella Horse and Carriage

Below are some related questions for our Cinderella horse and carriage hire service.

Yes, we do. Our Cinderella carriages are available in white and gold, all gold or pink and are available for special occasions, including weddings, proms and birthdays. 

If you want to make your entrance special, hiring our Cinderella horse and carriage will give you a magical feel to your day or evening.

Our  Cinderella horse and carriage hire is perfect for proms and weddings. 

Our Cinderella carriages are available for multiple uses, including a magical wedding day, exciting prom entrance, a special birthday, TV and film work, and so much more. 

Depending on your occasion or event, we will have the perfect horse-drawn transport for you.

Yes, this is such a magical mode of transport and will give you the experience and feel of being a princess for the night. 

Our horses are always beautifully groomed, and whatever the colour theme, we will fit our horses and carriage to match. 

Book a  horse drawn carriage for a prom night here.

If you are looking for horse drawn carriage hire in Essex and London get in contact today.

Call 01702 230203 to discuss your horse drawn carriage hire.