Country House Weddings

Abbots Court Autumn weddings civil ceremony Country House Weddings Dorset Wedding 17th October, 2018 Abbots Court Dorset Wedding of Sarah & Richard

A brand new venue for me, and their first ever wedding too! Abbots Court in Winterborne Kingston in the middle (and I mean literally in the middle) of the stunning Dorset countryside, is a beautiful Victorian former farmouse that just oozes romance, luxury and charm. Run by the fantastic people from The Tickled Pig it’s …

Country House Weddings Dorset Wedding Gay Wedding smedmore house Summer weddings 14th August, 2018 Smedmore House Dorset Wedding of Jonathan and Justin

A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away (well London actually), two boys met and fell deeply in love …. Their family all knew it; Their freinds all knew it; And on the 8th day of the 8th month in the year 2018, they all got together at the fabulous Smedmore House …

chaffeymoor grange civil ceremony Dorset Wedding Winter weddings 25th October, 2017 Chaffeymoor Grange Dorset wedding of Jayne & Phil

Last Saturday dawned blowy and blustery, and was set to get worse as Storm Brian moved across the country. Luckily I wasn’t off to a big outdoors event with lots of travelling, though – Phil and Jayne had taken the 10-bedroomed Chaffeymoor Grange for the whole weekend for themselves and their guests, and the wedding …

chaffeymoor grange civil ceremony Country House Weddings Dorset Wedding Summer weddings 19th July, 2017 Chaffeymoor Grange Dorset Wedding of Natalie & Rebecca

Last Saturday was a lovely change of pace for me; I had an unusually late start as I wasn’t needed for bridal preps, and simply had to head over to Gillingham Town Hall for the afternoon wedding of Natalie and Rebecca. The weather remained kind, and as I arrived the guests were already milling around …

civil ceremony Dorset Wedding Plush Manor Summer weddings 12th July, 2017 Plush Manor Dorset Wedding of Ellie & Tom

After the depressing wet weather of the previous week running up to this wedding, it was a joy to see a beautiful summer’s day dawning for what I knew was going to be a beautiful outdoors wedding at Plush Manor. It’s always a brave thing to plan a fully outdoors British wedding, but for Ellie …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Southover House Summer weddings Wedding 15th June, 2017 Southover House Dorset Wedding of Paula & Richard

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of covering a wedding at a new-to-me venue (that doesn’t happen often these days!) – I started the day at the beautiful Southover House near Tolpuddle. The house had been entirely taken over for the wedding, and when I arrived it was already with lots of rooms taken up by family & close friends, …

Autumn weddings chaffeymoor grange civil ceremony Dorset Wedding 18th September, 2016 Chaffeymoor Grange Wedding of Becky & Tom

Saturday’s wedding saw me heading off to Chaffeymoor Grange for Becky & Tom’s lovely intimate wedding with just their closest family and friends. It was very much a personal day, and I arrived in the lashing rain to find Tom and his friends busy in the kitchen prepping the food – Tom is Head Chef in a top London Restaurant, and handily …

civil ceremony Dorset Wedding Parley Manor Summer weddings 3rd June, 2016 Parley Manor Dorset Wedding of Vicky & Lee

Bank Holiday Monday – and after a fabulously hot weekend I had the pleasure of heading down to Parley Manor for the wedding of Vicky and Lee. Sadly the sun decided not to follow me there – but at least it wasn’t raining. (the weather’s always a concern for a British Wedding – but really there’s nothing …

civil ceremony Country House Weddings Dillington House Somerset Wedding Summer weddings 11th May, 2016 Dillington House Wedding of Jessica & René

Oh what a beautiful warm early summers day it was the other day, and the most perfect day for a wedding. Serge (otherwise known to family and friends by his second name René and to how I will refer to him from now on) and Jessica were to marry at the idyllic venue that is …

Inspiration Boards North Cadbury Court 8th March, 2016 North Cadbury Court Wedding Inspiration Board

Here are some of the very many fabulous details from Heidi and Julians beautiful 1920’s themed winter wedding at North Cadbury Court in Somerset. I think you will agree that it was simply stunning and a inspiration indeed to anyone planning a wedding or a themed party. Don’t forget if you want to see Heidi …

Country House Weddings North Cadbury Court Somerset Wedding Winter weddings 7th March, 2016 North Cadbury Court Wedding of Heidi & Julian

Recently I had an absolutely fabulous time covering Heidi & Julian’s wedding at North Cadbury Court, just across the border into Somerset. It’s not a house I had visited before – but I admit, I totally fell in love with the place! Heidi and Julian had set a 1920’s theme to their wedding, and when I …

Autumn weddings Axnoller barn wedding civil ceremony Dorset Wedding 8th October, 2015 Sarah and Dan’s wedding at Axnoller Dorset

I hadn’t actually met Sarah and Dan before their wedding last week; once this would have been jaw-dropping news, but it’s not unusual these days, actually. With the marvels of modern technology it’s often much easier for my busy couples to find time to simply Skype a few times instead, which works really well. I haven’t had a …

civil ceremony Marquee Weddings Minterne House Summer weddings 23rd July, 2015 Minterne House Wedding of Steph & Angus in Dorset

So last Saturday was Steph and Angus’s fab fab fab wedding at the very lovely Minterne House in the deepest darkest most beautiful Dorset countryside. A lovely ceremony on Minterne House lawn overlooking the lake Steph and Angus tied the knot, what a perfect setting for a wedding. The sun shone, of course … fantastic …

civil ceremony Combe House Country House Weddings Devon Wedding Spring weddings 30th March, 2015 Combe House Devon Wedding of Hillary & James

A Combe House Devon Wedding. A lovely wedding at a fabulous venue, Hillary and James finally became husband and wife and the sun shone down and made everything just right. Perfect!   Don’t forget, if you want to be notified when Hillary and James full online wedding album goes live just click the following link …

Autumn weddings Church Weddings Country House Weddings Orchardleigh House Somerset Wedding 18th September, 2014 Orchardleigh House Somerset Wedding of Emma & Ed

Last Friday a beautul sunny Autumnal day saw me heading off to Orchardleigh House in Somerset for Emma and Ed’s lovely wedding, a fun relaxed day with plenty of laughs along the way.  A lovely church ceremony at All Saints in Lullington then Emma and Ed made a spectacular entrance back at the house in …

Athelhampton House civil ceremony Country House Weddings Dorset Wedding Winter weddings 10th December, 2013 Athelhampton House Dorset wedding of Jenna & Leigh

Saturday I headed off to one of my most favourite venues Athelhampton House for the wedding of Jenna and Leigh. And what a lovely day it was too :-) We were extremely lucky to be treated to some lovely winter sunshine which was definately a fab bonus, that coupled with some great festive decorations and …

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