21 08, 2019

REAL WEDDING: Harry & Mira at Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

2019-08-21T09:20:51+00:00August 21st, 2019|

Harry & Mira – Humpston & Bull Photography

If you’re looking to take some inspiration from a wedding that was classy, elegant and oh-so-chic then Harry & Mira’s wedding is the one for you. The couple said their vows in St Wystan’s Church in Repton, before driving an Austin Healey through the picturesque Derbyshire country lanes to The Riding School at Calke Abbey. They had the most beautiful set-up for their big day: epic ivory flowers, lots of greenery and soft, romantic tones to their decor – all photographed by the very talented Humpston & Bull Photography, who really captured those special moments throughout the day. Oh, and Mira’s dress was an absolute dream…

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11 06, 2019

Tuscan-Inspired Wedding Decor at The Riding School, Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

2019-06-11T13:25:50+00:00June 11th, 2019|

If you’ve ever dreamed of marrying in the stunning Tuscan countryside, surrounded by the exposed brick walls of old Italian buildings and twinkling fairy lights, but travelling abroad for your nuptials just isn’t an option, then this is the blog post for you! At our most recent Open Day at The Riding School, Calke Abbey, we were lucky enough to have a super talented team of suppliers completely transform the venue into an Italian countryside dream.

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11 04, 2019

Natalie & Adam | Calke Abbey Wedding | UK Wedding Blog

2019-04-11T13:37:55+00:00April 11th, 2019|

Natalie & Adam | Camera Hannah Photography

We can vividly remember the moment we were tagged in this gorgeous photo (above) of Natalie & Adam on their wedding day. Gasps all around the office, and the need to see more from this wonderful day. Photographer Camera Hannah really captured all of the little quirks around the Calke Abbey estate, and especially ┬átheir gorgeous bulldog, who made an appearance in the photographs – we always love a dog as a special guest! Scroll to see more from this beautiful wedding…

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14 03, 2019

Caroline & James | Calke Abbey Wedding | UK Wedding Blog

2019-03-14T14:14:48+00:00March 14th, 2019|

Caroline & James | Lee Garland Photography

Today we’re delighted to be sharing the wedding of Caroline & James. This bohemian affair brought it lots of gorgeous aspects of nature into the Riding School, from whimsical, ethereal tones to lashings of greenery and the most beautiful blooms. Thanks to photographer Lee Garland, there were just so many wonderful images to choose from for this blog post, so you might want to grab a cup of tea because this is going to be a long one…

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28 02, 2019

Dean & Annie | Calke Abbey Wedding | UK Wedding Blog

2019-02-28T14:02:52+00:00February 28th, 2019|

Calke Abbey Wedding | Derbyshire Wedding Venues

Dean & Annie | Hanson Leatherby Photography

We are so delighted to finally be sharing the gorgeous wedding of Dean & Annie. If you followed last years’ Blogging Bride posts, you’ll recognise this lovely couple. Annie blogged her wedding planning journey for us throughout 2018, so it was amazing to see all of those plans come together for their big day.

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6 02, 2019

Chloe & Matt | Calke Abbey Wedding | UK Wedding Blog

2019-02-06T12:21:51+00:00February 6th, 2019|

Chloe & Matt | Calke Abbey Wedding | Honeysuckle & Castle

Chloe & Matt | Calke Abbey wedding | Humpston & Bull Photography

Today we’re delighted to be sharing the wedding of Chloe & Matt, who were married at Calke Abbey’s Riding School in Summer 2018. They had a clear vision from the get go that they wanted to transform the Riding School into a neutral, minimalistic wedding haven. And with the help of stylist Birds in the Attic, they were able to do so! The combination of perspex touches, lashings of greenery, and even sourcing some gorgeous furniture for the lounge area created this relaxed vibe throughout the whole day.

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21 01, 2019

Megan & Kurt | Calke Abbey Weddings | UK Wedding Blog

2019-01-28T14:50:24+00:00January 21st, 2019|

Megan & Kurt | Matt Horan Photography

Megan & Kurt’s Calke Abbey wedding contains three of the most important ingredients for an amazing day: glitter, epic leather jackets and a Golden Retriever. When these photos landed in our inbox just before Christmas, we couldn’t wait to share them with you all. Megan & Kurt’s wedding was full of style, modern romance and… did we mention…GLITTER?! This was a thoroughly fun day from start to finish – you can see this by the looks on the guests faces; it was just a really relaxed celebration of love between two people.

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10 01, 2019

Beccy & Neil | Calke Abbey Weddings | UK Wedding Blog

2019-01-14T13:46:27+00:00January 10th, 2019|

Beccy & Neil | Angelic Photo

We’re so delighted to be sharing the wedding of Beccy & Neil on the blog today. Captured by Angelic Photo, we’re sure you’ll agree that these images really tell the story of their special day.

Beccy wore a show-stopping gown – not your stereotypical ivory and lace number – but mauve with a black lace overlay, and gorgeous v-back detail, made by Bridediva. Neil also turned heads with his alternative hair’do and flamboyant tie – they were the perfect, fun-loving couple that really brought something different to The Riding School.

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