Wedding Inspiration Blog2018-05-31T11:52:53+00:00

{STYLED SHOOT} A Graceful Romance at Derbyshire’s Hardwick Hall – Part 1

June 20th, 2016|

  If on your wedding day you dream of escaping in to a passionate, opulent and dramatic world of your own, then you really must see what you can do at our brand new Derbyshire wedding venue Hardwick Hall! Honeysuckle & Castle was immensely proud to recently be able to showcase this magnificent venue by creating the ultimate launch photo shoot with some of the best professionals in the wedding industry. […]

{STYLED SHOOT} Rustic Barn Meets English Country Glamour Wedding Inspiration

April 7th, 2016|

The wait is over, we can now reveal the stunning styled shoot we created with a fantastic collaboration of wedding experts from across the East Midlands at our award winning countryside wedding venue, Calke Abbey. “This shoot is full to the brim with the most gorgeous rustic and glamorous details, mixed with a classic English country theme. The cake table especially is outstanding as is the overall decoration. I know a lot of you lovely brides to be are just going to LOVE this shoot.” BOHO WEDDINGS […]

New to our Portfolio ~ Hardwick Hall, a Magnificent Derbyshire National Trust Wedding Venue

March 15th, 2016|

We’re starting off this fine Tuesday morning by sharing some very, very exciting news (we also need to put a stop to these excitable jigs that  keep happening in our office). So can we have a drum roll please………. Honeysuckle & Castle are extremely proud to announce that we are now the wedding coordinators for Hardwick Hall and are adding this magnificent National Trust wedding venue to our portfolio too! […]

{REAL WEDDING} A Luxurious Wedding at Kedleston Hall with Mr & Mrs Stanway

February 21st, 2016|

 This luxurious wedding is bursting at the seams with glamour, sparkle and…champagne!!! We take a look back at Natalie & Daniel’s STUNNING wedding here at Kedleston Hall. Opulence is key to a glamorous and bold wedding and you certainly get that here at Derbyshire’s most luxurious wedding venue, Kedleston Hall. […]

{REAL WEDDING} Love, Laughter & Cricket ~ A Quaint Countryside Wedding

February 13th, 2016|

“Quaint, elegant, romantic, graceful and pretty with heaps of FUN….and cracking dance moves!” is just one of the many ways we could describe the beautiful wedding of Victoria & Tom. […]

A festival inspired Wedding Fayre ~ the Pop Up Wedding Village

February 3rd, 2016|

With so many brilliant, unique and creative exhibitors all coming together this April {24th} for the fabulously unique Pop Up Wedding Village wedding event, we can’t contain our excitement at Honeysuckle & Castle and Save the Date Magazine HQ. This event is a must if you are searching for something special and stylish! Calke Abbey is Derbyshire’s most unique wedding venues and a fabulous blank canvas making each wedding unrivalled, therefore we pride our selves on creating unique wedding fayre’s & events, like the Pop Up wedding Village, in which is offering and providing something different, individual and memorable. […]

{WEDDING ADVICE} He Stole Your Heart…You Stole His Name! Name Changing & Where to Begin

January 26th, 2016|

Congratulations! After endless plotting and planning leading up to the day, you finally put a ring on it…and breathe! After you have begun your way back down to earth from cloud nine, it’s time to make sure the legal bits and bobs are covered, it sounds serious doesn’t it! But never fear, we have put together a guide to make the important marital changes simple! […]

{REAL WEDDING} A Tasteful Tudor Themed Wedding Creating History

January 18th, 2016|

On a bright Saturday in October a first was on the cards for us at Honeysuckle & Castle. For the first time, we experience a Tudor themed wedding with a BANG! Our authentic Lincolnshire wedding venue, Gainsborough Old Hall could have not been more fitting for the day, this Tudor built venue was perfect for the super interesting and exciting themed wedding of Jamie-lee & Tom. […]

{REAL WEDDING} A Festival Inspired Wedding at Calke Abbey

December 23rd, 2015|

Traditionally it’s that time of year when we look back and swoon over the gorgeous weddings we’ve had the pleasure of hosting at Kedleston Hall, Calke Abbey & Gainsborough Old Hall in 2015. However, whilst trying to hold true to that tradition, as I looked back, I was utterly distracted by the amazing ‘wedfest’ wedding photographs belonging to the lovely Cat & Simon from the year before. How have we not shared these with you before now? […]

The 2016 Wedding Industry Awards – Wedding Venue of the Year (Countryside) 2016

December 9th, 2015|

This year we can honestly say we’ve worked with some truly wonderful clients to help transform their dreams and plans into a reality. It’s a privilege to be a part of such a memorable day for our couples and their friends and family. We are also incredibly proud of our three beautiful venues which have seen some absolutely amazing big days throughout this year. […]

Exciting News!!! We’re inviting you to our Wedding Day Planning Course designed for Brides-To-Be

September 22nd, 2015|

Honeysuckle & Castle Are extremely proud to be hosting a unique, fun and educational wedding planning course for all brides-to-be at the wonderful Gainsborough Old Hall in Lincolnshire. The Wedding Day Planning Course is a day full of professional and expert guidance, tuition and knowledge. Crammed with vital planning information and creative skills to empower brides…and grooms, to plan their dream wedding seamlessly. The course is complete in its approach, relaxed in its delivery and most importantly, our experienced planners are on hand to answer any questions you may have throughout the day. […]

{REAL WEDDING} A Blank Canvas Wedding Venue in Derbyshire Hosts an English Garden Themed Wedding

July 31st, 2015|

On a glorious day back in July we had the absolute pleasure hosting the wedding of Stephanie & Ryan here at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire. Woweeee what a wedding! […]

{REAL WEDDING} A Dreamy Wedding in the Derbyshire Countryside

July 28th, 2015|

 Helen & the team…  We just wanted to say thank you so much for such a wonderful day yesterday, it was perfect…Everything was so well organised and we were so happy all day…..I couldn’t stop smiling!!!  I am still up on cloud 9 at the moment and living on adrenaline! The venue is so spectacular….I would love to do it all again but maybe that’s not such a good plan!!! Thanks so much for all your hard work and dedication to make sure we got the day we wanted . Lots of love, Jane and Lee xxx […]

{REAL WEDDING} Hannah & Andy ~ A DIY Calke Abbey Wedding Jam-Packed with Personal Touches

March 27th, 2015|

“If you don’t know much about the Riding School at Calke Abbey, all you need to know is this… it’s awesome! If wedding venues with pristine white walls (boring!), paisley pattern green carpets (Yuk!!), or conference center room wall dividers (yawn!) are your thing, you’ll hate this place. However if you’re cool, you’ll love it here :)” HBA Photography […]