4 02, 2020

Amy & Jamie’s Calke Abbey Wedding | UK Wedding Blog

2020-02-10T10:21:02+00:00February 4th, 2020|

Amy & Jamie – Calke Abbey – HBA Photography

As soon as we saw these stunning photos from Amy & Jamie’s wedding, we just couldn’t wait to share them! The bride and groom were an absolute delight from start to finish, and so were their friends and family – you can really see this in their stunning photos, which were captured by the super talented Hannah & Ben from HBA Photography.


28 01, 2020

Katherine & John’s Calke Abbey Wedding | UK Wedding Blog

2020-01-28T19:06:27+00:00January 28th, 2020|

There’s nothing quite like browsing through some stunning wedding photos to cheer up a drizzly January day! Danny Jack Photography recently sent over these stunning images from Katherine & John’s Calke Abbey wedding, and the deliciously warm Autumn colours are making us feel all snug and cosy. From the beautiful warm orange tones in the bouquet to Kathryn’s stunning dress, we’re sure you’ll love this one.¬†Settle down with a cuppa and enjoy browsing through this beautiful album of photos…


Venue – The Riding School, Calke Abbey
Photography – Danny Jack Photography
Catering – Black Peppermint Food Company
Ceiling Decor – Distinct Events
Chair Hire & Additional Decor – Two Hummingbirds
Flowers – Bramble & Twine
Cake – BAKE Ashbourne
DJ – Amp & Deck’s

30 10, 2019

REAL WEDDING: Kelly & Iain at Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

2019-10-30T16:12:19+00:00October 30th, 2019|

Kelly & Iain | Charlie & Em Photography

If you’re needing a mid-week pick-me-up, then what’s a better cure than a wedding with a dog?! Kelly & Iain’s Calke Abbey wedding consisted of stunning flowers, lashings of burgundy and a wooden hexagon ceremony backdrop, adding rustic charm to The Riding School. Combined with the gin wedding favours and classic strawberry Victoria Sponge wedding cake – it’s the perfect quintessentially English wedding, captured beautifully by Charlie & Em Photography


22 08, 2019

REAL WEDDING: Lauren & Danny at Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

2019-08-22T12:50:05+00:00August 22nd, 2019|

Lauren & Danny – HBA Photography

We’re so delighted to be sharing these gorgeous images from Lauren & Danny’s Calke Abbey wedding. HBA Photography certainly know how to get that ‘show-stopping’ image, and there are so many photos from Lauren & Danny’s wedding that look like they’re fresh out of the pages of a glossy magazine – particularly those captured out on the meadow in the ‘Golden Hour’ sunlight. The couple got married in St. Giles Church on-site at Calke Abbey, before celebrating with their wedding breakfast and evening reception in the Riding School. Take a look at their stunning wedding day…


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…


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.


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 ¬†their 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…


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…


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.


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.