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Somewhere very high up on my must visit in 2013 list is The Bivouac in Masham, near Ripon, North Yorkshire. By a 70-acre woodland – complete with a 19th century Druid’s temple – and set in the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate, its accommodation is in hand-crafted woodland shacks and the facilities, including a gorgeous-looking café, are [...]
The Black Swan in Helmsley, North Yorkshire has stood on the town’s marketplace for 500 years. The historic coaching inn is a popular choice for brides and grooms in Yorkshire. Next door to a pretty churchyard, its country charm is perfect for those looking for a vintage-style wedding. The hotel recently teamed up with photographer [...]
Recently I read this piece in which Kellee Khalil, wedding guru and founder of ideas and images site Lover.ly, predicted that 2013 would be the year of the campground wedding. This trend has been creeping up on us for some time and, as ever, we’re right at the forefront of it in Yorkshire. It’s a [...]
Woods conjure up all sorts of romantic notions… from childhood we think of them as magical and mysterious places, full of fantasy yet forbidden. In adulthood it’s a place to be close to nature, a natural enclave, its leaves providing a protective blanket from the outside world. You imagine strolling barefoot among the wildflowers, stopping every [...]
A new wedding venue launched in Leeds, West Yorkshire just a few weeks ago. Promising something unique, Howard Assembly Room could be especially suited to theatre and music lovers. It’s a performance venue and the working rehearsal space for the renowned Orchestra of Opera North. It’s a versatile space for your wedding ceremony or reception [...]
A yurt you say? It’s a circular wooden framed tent structure with a lattice wall and cone shaped roof. The outer fabric shell of the yurt can be made of felted wool, coated canvas, or a modern architectural fabric.
Shades of India are the north of England’s only supplier of large Indian-style canvas marquees and canopies. They also hire Indian and contemporary furnishings to complete the theme.
For many brides a beach wedding is a dream come true. It’s one of the reasons one in four British couples get married abroad. A month ago it became a possibility to feel the sand between your toes as you tie the knot ~ without ever having to endure a long-haul flight or crumpled wedding [...]
For Leeds theatre lovers James King and Chloe Wilkinson there was only one place for their wedding ~ on stage at the city’s City Varieties Music Hall. The ceremony on Friday, conducted by One Life Weddings, was a first for the historic venue and took place between two live shows.
This post is for everyone who (like me) dreams of having a back garden the size of a field, so you can a) frolic in it with a plethora of pets and b) host a fab, outdoor celebration ~ right on your doorstep. Field Day Site Hire offers something very close to that dream: serene, [...]