Lindsey & Tom | Stancliffe Hall Wedding | UK Wedding Blog

September 27th, 2018|

Lindsey & Tom | Stancliffe Hall wedding | Leigh Mcara Photography We’re delighted to be sharing the photographs from Lindsey & Tom’s Stancliffe Hall wedding on the blog today. Leigh Mcara captured the day – Leigh has spent a lot of time at Stancliffe Hall as he’s photographed styled shoots for us, as well as open days too, so he knows all of the hidden spaces to capture wonderful images. Take a look at this gorgeous day… […]

The Must-Have Photos for your Wedding Day with Foyetography

September 21st, 2018|

All of your married friends will say the same thing: your wedding day will come and go in the blink of an eye, and those all-important photographs are the perfect keepsake for looking back on the memories. Whoever you decide to choose for your photographer will most likely have an idea of what they’d like to shoot on the day, but it doesn’t hurt to give them a little guideline too, particularly if you have specific shots in mind to include certain family members, or capture certain moments. […]

Real Wedding | Sophie & Tom | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

September 13th, 2018|

Sophie & Tom | Calke Abbey | The Gribbons Photography We’re so excited to be sharing the photos from Sophie & Tom’s gorgeous Calke Abbey wedding today. Their day was photographed by the lovely Kim and Chantelle of The Gribbons photography – they have really captured the beauty of the venue and the celebrations that were had within… […]

Blogging Bride: Bridesmaids | Annie & Dean | UK Wedding Blog

September 7th, 2018|

The last time we caught up with our Calke Abbey blogging bride, Annie, she talked us through her menu choices for her big day – and getting caught amidst the Beast from the East on the way to their menu tasting! Today, Annie shares the story about choosing her bridesmaids as her big day gets closer and closer! Here’s what she has to say: […]

Styled Shoot at Stancliffe Hall | UK Wedding Blog

August 31st, 2018|

Last year, we were honoured for Stancliffe Hall and its stunning gardens to be the beautiful backdrop behind a styled photoshoot with The Sugared Rose. Working with a hugely talented team of individuals, Matt from Field Photographic was able to capture some incredible images that were used in the June 2018 issue of Wedding Ideas magazine. We wanted to take this opportunity to share some of those images with those of you who manage to see the feature in the magazine, because, well, they’re just to beautiful not to be shared! […]

Real Wedding | Charlotte & Bradley | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

August 21st, 2018|

Charlotte & Bradley | Calke Abbey wedding | Ben Pollard Photography Today, we’re so happy to be sharing these photographs from the lovely Charlotte & Brad’s wedding. We’re sure you’ll soon see from the photographs; the day was filled with pure joy and happiness. Not only from Charlotte & Brad, but their family and friends were smiling from ear to ear throughout the entire day. […]

Real Wedding | Lindsey & Chris | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

August 12th, 2018|

Lindsey & Chris – Calke Abbey wedding – Ed Brown Photography We’re so pleased to be sharing these gorgeous images from Lindsey & Chris’ wedding, photographed by Ed Brown photography back on the first day in June. Lindsey & Chris truly were were a dream couple from start to finish – they had smiles on their faces throughout the whole day, and Lindsey was giddy with happiness. Lindsey prepared for their big day in the cottages on-site, before being whisked along to the Riding School in a gorgeous vintage car. […]

Top Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

July 29th, 2018|

Choosing your wedding photographer can be one of the biggest decisions you make for your wedding day. Your photos are the memory you’ll have of this day to look back on for the rest of your lives, so it’s important you make the right decisions when choosing who you’d like to take them. There are many amazing photographers out there, and choosing between them all can be a difficult task, so we asked Andrew of A Big Neon Glitter Photography to share his top tips on how you can narrow down that search… […]

Real Wedding | Melissa & Naomi | Clumber Park | UK Wedding Blog

July 22nd, 2018|

Melissa & Naomi | Clumber Park | Emily & Katy Photography Melissa and Naomi celebrated their wedding ceremony with us at Clumber Park earlier this year. The perfect venue for small, intimate weddings, Clumber Park is nestled in the heart of Sherwood Forest. The combination of warm Spring weather and the smiles from these beautiful brides made the day one to remember. Photos captured by Emily & Katy Photography. […]

Calke Abbey July Open Day | UK Wedding Blog

July 15th, 2018|

Calke Abbey July Open Day | Images by Leigh Mcara Photography It’s been two weeks since our July Open Day at The Riding School, Calke Abbey and we are so excited to share these gorgeous images with you, captured by the fantastic Leigh Mcara. It’s always nice to get the opportunity to open the doors to this stunning venue and let visitors have a taste of what it would look like for a real wedding, and what a day we had! […]

Real Wedding | Lucy & John | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

July 8th, 2018|

Lucy & John | Samantha Whiting Photography Lucy and John were married in St Giles Church, which is located on the Calke Abbey estate, just a short distance from the house. An overcast day didn’t dampen any spirits in this wedding party – the gorgeous Bride and dashing Groom were all-smiles throughout the day. Photos were captured by Samantha Whiting. […]

Real Wedding | Hannah & Jordan | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

July 1st, 2018|

Hannah & Jordan, Calke Abbey | Grace Elizabeth Photography When Hannah and Jordan’s photos landed in our inbox, we knew we’d be spoilt for choice on which ones to share with you. The super talented Grace Elizabeth Photography captured this day so beautifully. Not only does the Riding School look absolutely stunning, but Grace and Mitch captured the true love and beauty between this wonderful couple, Hannah and Jordan. […]

Stancliffe Hall June Wedding Open Day | UK Wedding Blog

June 22nd, 2018|

Last week, we hosted our June Open Evening at Stancliffe Hall, which marks our third event at the gorgeous home so far this year. It was the perfect June afternoon: the sun was shining and the doors of the Hall had been left open for guests to wander around the property and see it dressed and styled as if for a real wedding. […]

Real Wedding | Jess & Jim | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

June 3rd, 2018|

Jess & Jim | Calke Abbey | Matt Brown Photograhy Jess and Jim’s Calke Abbey wedding was filled with smiles and laughter from start to finish. The bride looked stunning in a long-sleeved Art Deco gown with waist detailing. The groom and his groomsmen looked handsome in royal blue. Keep scrolling to see more stunning images captured by Matt Brown Photography. […]

Real Wedding | Cassie & Jason | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

May 27th, 2018|

Cassie & Jason – Coral & Stone Photography | UK Wedding Blog Cassie and Jason’s wedding was chic and stylish from the get go. From Cassie’s stunningly simple and elegant gown, to the pretty white and blush blooms on the tables. Cassie got ready in the on-site accommodation at Calke Abbey, having the morning to herself with her bridal party. […]

Real Wedding | Kate & Tom | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

May 20th, 2018|

Kate & Tom | Richard Gardner Photography Kate & Tom had their wedding reception at Calke Abbey’s Riding School. It was a day filled with many laughs from this fun-loving couple – the pictures speak for themselves! The photos were captured beautifully by Richard Gardner. Take a peek… […]

Real Wedding | Anna & Sebastien | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

May 13th, 2018|

Anna & Sebastien’s wedding was a bohemian dream; everything from the floral arrangements, to Anna’s beautiful dress, to the inspiring decor. The day was captured beautifully by the super talented Greg Milner, and we simply couldn’t wait to share these photos with you. […]

Kara & Chris’s Calke Abbey Wedding | Real Weddings | UK Wedding Blog

May 6th, 2018|

We can hardly believe it’s May already, which means that wedding season is officially upon us! As we begin to host new weddings and see happy couples tie the knot, we’ll have lots more Real Wedding content for you to sink your teeth in to. But don’t worry, we still have a couple of weddings from 2017 that we’ve been dying to share with you all. Starting this week with Kara & Chris’s gorgeous wedding at Calke Abbey’s Riding School, captured by Martin Cheung Photography. […]

BLOGGING BRIDE | Our Wedding Breakfast | Annie & Dean | UK Wedding Blog

April 23rd, 2018|

So we have the ring, the venue, the dress but what was next on the list? FOOD! The women may talk about the dress and the men about just how funny the best man’s speech really was, but the food is the one thing that is ALWAYS discussed at length by all who attend. So many people have offered advice over the past couple of years and most of them have said the one thing they would do different and not cut corners on was the food. Dean and I are big foodies and love a good hearty meal. […]