Real Weddings

Elegance and Charm at Notley Abbey

With elegant styling and unique personal touches, Kirsty and Simon’s wedding in the grounds of the medieval Notley Abbey in Buckinghamshire was truly a day to remember. Taking advantage of the unexpected sunshine, the couple chose a romantic outdoor ceremony, beautifully photographed by the talented Sarah Critchlow, a valued member of our Premier Portfolio.

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International Romance at Hedsor House

Following a beautiful church ceremony, Petra and Tom chose the magnificent Hedsor House to celebrate with their international guests. With influences from Petra’s native Finland combined with truly English touches for Harlequins rugby player Tom, they created a pretty, romantic feel for their wedding and their sense of fun shone throughout. Thank you to the fabulous Pippa Mackenzie, a valued member of our Premier Portfolio, for sharing these wonderful images with us.

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Sarah and Matt's Picturesque Wedding at Queen's Eyot Island

Following a romantic proposal in the British Virgin Islands, Sarah and Matt chose the picturesque waterside setting of Queen's Eyot island, Bray to celebrate their wedding day. Keeping the waterside theme of their engagement, Sarah and Matt’s elegant celebration had heaps of classic British charm - complete with a bright red London bus and vintage Rolls Royce!

Sarah looked every inch an English rose in her lace covered Augusta Jones gown, finished off with pearl accessories and a beautiful posy of English garden roses.
Thank you to the ever talented David Bostock – ‘The Bridal Photographer,’ a valued member of our Premier Portfolio for sharing these stunning images with us.

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Champagne and Gold at Lord Ashbrook's Arley Hall Estate

Arley Hall has to be one of my favourite Cheshire wedding venues, set in the heart of the lush, Cheshire countryside. As a local myself, I have spent many sunny afternoons enjoying the delights of the historic Arley estate, the home of the charming Lord Ashbrook. It is of no wonder that Emma and Tom fell in love with it’s splendour.

Their classic champagne and gold colour palette was a perfect selection to balance the rich tones of the stately home for a summer wedding, together with fresh and contemporary floral styling.

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Stephanie and Gavin's Cosy Winter Wedding at the Elvetham

I love the cosy intimacy of winter weddings, log fires, rich colour palettes and being surrounded by the warmth of family and friends. Gavin and Stephanie were joined by family and friends from both sides of the Atlantic at the beautifully historic Elvetham - a perfect venue for a cosy winter wedding. Following on from a romantic proposal in Venice, it is no surprise that Gavin and Stephanie returned to Italy for an idyllic honeymoon in Rome.

The stunning images of their wedding were expertly captured by Brett Harkness photography, a valued member of The Wedding Vine’s exclusive premier portfolio.

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Ross and Alexa’s Classic English Wedding at Hedsor House

Following a romantic proposal overlooking picturesque Carbis Bay in St. Ives, Ross and Alexa had a beautiful, classic English wedding at Hedsor House, one of Buckinghamshire’s most exclusive wedding venues.

Premier Portfolio member David Bostock , ‘The Bridal Photographer’ certainly lives up to his reputation as one of the country’s finest wedding photographers with these stunning images of Ross and Alexa’s elegant wedding.

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A Woburn Abbey Wedding by Sarah Critchlow

Amidst the magnificent backdrop of the Woburn Estate, Patrick and Natalia hosted a beautifullly elegant wedding. With a day of unfolding surprises, Natalia and Patrick’s guests were entertained from start to finish.

Patrick’s sweet proposal to Natalia is oh so reminiscent of the lyrics to the song “Oh such a perfect day…”

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Chic Wedding at the Hip London Wedding Venue the Haymarket Hotel

The chic wedding of Saima and Jon was beautifully photographed by Ken Buist, talented Premier Portfolio member and celebrities choice. Where old meets new, their stylish wedding at London's hip Haymarket Hotel, took place in the traditional setting of the Victorian shooting gallery followed by a chic celebration by the pool. The bride wore a stunning Caroline Castigliano gown in red, beautifully complemented by Jimmy Choos and an elegant bouquet of ivory roses

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A Beautiful Wedding Tipi in a Picturesque Valley Setting

I love weddings that really reflect the bride and grooms personality. Andy and Gina’s love of the outdoors led them to have an incredibly beautiful wedding in a Tipi, set in the picturesque Ashworth Valley in Lancashire. A stylish two day event with a laid back vibe, gorgeous wedding fashion, Jimmy Choos, a camp fire and a relaxed barbeque after party - this wedding has it all!

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Summer Romance in Kent

Catherine and Nick’s romantic country wedding has it all, a romantic engagement, French Chateaux’s, fast cars, dreamy styling and simply beautiful wedding fashion…

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A High Flying Wedding at The Grove

As proposals go, Terry certainly gets our vote for originality and forward planning. Following a romantic proposal onboard a friends helicopter, with a beautiful diamond ring at the ready and the wedding venue already secretly booked, Terry and Anna got their engagement off to a flying start by touching down at their dream wedding venue, The Grove for a celebratory engagement lunch!

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A Japanese Influenced Wedding at Hengrave Hall Part 2

Hanako and Roger beautifully married together cultural traditions of East and West with their stunning wedding at Hengrave Hall. They proudly reflected each of their respective heritages and blended traditional Japanese and English influences by combining their Japanese inspired wedding ceremony with a traditional English marriage blessing.

"We had the most special day, surrounded by our families and closest friends. It had a international flavor with guests coming from around the world including; Japan, Hong Kong, America, Dubai, Spain, Italy, France, Ireland, and all over the UK. We wouldn’t have changed a thing, though it would have been great to have the sun shine!"

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A Japanese Influenced Wedding at Hengrave Hall Part 1

Hanako and Roger beautifully married together cultural traditions of East and West with their stunning wedding at Hengrave Hall. They proudly reflected each of their respective heritages and blended traditional Japanese and English influences by combining their Japanese inspired wedding ceremony with a traditional English marriage blessing.

I love how they represented the influence of the traditional Japanese cherry blossom in May and echoed it’s soft shapes and subtle shades of pink with it’s quintessentially English counterpart in the form of old English soft pink garden roses.

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Walled Garden Wedding at Cowdray

When I first laid eyes on Gemma and Ed’s beautiful wedding photos, I instantly fell in love with them. Not only because of the exquisite photography of David and Richard of Galloway photography but also because of their stunning wedding venue, The beautiful Walled Garden at Cowdray. It epitomises, as Gemma and Ed quite rightly said, ‘the perfect image of an English country garden.’

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A Stylish Wedding Photo Shoot in Saskatoon

From the moment I laid my eyes on the beautiful images of Kelly and Danielle’s wedding, I fell in love with Danielle’s stunning couture wedding dress by Enzoani (not forgetting Kelly’s stylish black and white combo too!) What could be better than looking so stunning on your wedding day, and having the beautiful day documented with a wedding day photo shoot by your extremely talented brother in law, Brett Harkness from Brett Harkness photography?

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A Cliveden Wedding with a River Thames Celebration

Oxana and Alex reflected their English and Russian heritage beautifully and combined a Russian Orthodox wedding ceremony with the opulent glamour of Cliveden, a traditional London bus and a Thames river cruise aboard ‘The Georgian,’ managing to merge both extravagant Russian flavours with the best of British.

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Carrie and Adam's Intimate Wedding at Kirtlington Park

Carrie and Adam fell in love with the historic grandeur of Kirtlington Park, one of Oxford's most exclusive, luxury wedding venues. They successfully married both modern and traditional touches including tropical orchids and feathers with an 18th century colour palette, statement socks and classic pocket watches!

Their stunning wedding was beautifully captured by ‘The Bridal Photographer,’ David Bostock who has recently joined the ranks of The Wedding Vine’s exclusive, invitation only Premier Portfolio.

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Stunning French Forest Wedding

These stunning images of Elodie and Vianney’s enchanted French forest wedding were taken by one of the UKs most talented photographers - the hugely talented Marianne Taylor. I love how Marianne seems to capture nature perfectly. How can you improve on nature? Marianne simply does. Her work has a beautiful organic quality, and the use of colour and light gives this amazing wedding the unique and unmistakable Marianne Taylor style - breathtaking!

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Glamour and Style at Lainston House

What struck me about the wedding of Sarah and James is how effortlessly stylish everything looked, though hardly surprising given Sarah’s glamourous career in fashion. I love the simple but stunning colour palette of midnight blue and ivory and the sleek silhouette of Sarah’s gown paired with her wonderful Cathedral length veil – she looked simply stunning!

Sarah and James chose Premier Portfolio member Brett Harkness Photography to capture their special day. Brett is know for his unique and refreshing fashion influenced style.

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Vanessa and Pat's Fun-Filled Seaside Wedding Part 2

Following on from their wonderful wedding ceremony at St Cuthberts Church, and their intimate photo shoot by the sea at Lytham St Annes, fun and games were had by all with a lavish marquee wedding reception at Vanessa’s parents beautiful home. Marquees, bunting, fair ground rides and a rainbow of amazing Cath Kidson inspired flowers, Part 2 of this summer fete inspired wedding has it all…

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