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Gorgeous couple Emily & Harry tied the knot at Sharpham House in Devon last May. Theirs was a wonderfully relaxed, country style wedding with plenty of wildflowers – and truly, the floral styling is breathtaking! Harry’s mum arranged all of the flowers with help from family and friends. Emily told me she worked tirelessly in the run up to the wedding and in particular the day before to make everything look so beautiful.

wildflowers wedding in devon, image credit Emma Stoner Photography (27)

“We went to a wholesale flower seller in Cornwall to purchase all of the flowers and used wildflowers in her garden to help decorate the tables. We had plenty of green foliage to bulk out the flowers and also add colour. In my bouquet were pale pink peonies, blue delphiniums, white freshias and green foliage. The wildflowers on the tables included buttercups and bluebells. We also used plenty of cow parsley and eucalyptus to decorate the venue!

wildflowers wedding in devon, image credit Emma Stoner Photography (3)

The venue itself is a beautiful old house, so we didn’t need a large amount of decoration. We added a few touches here and there to make it look more festive and like a wedding!

Wildflowers for a country garden wedding with Somerset wedding photographer Howell Jones Photography (11)
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Hey lovely! I’ve been blown away by the stunning wildflowers and relaxed, boho styling of Chris and Bex’s Devon wedding today. Once again we’re at the fabulous Colehayes Park in Bovey Tracey with their recommended photographer Warren from Howell Jones Photography. You’re going to adore all the floral prettiness – and this is an extra special day because the sunshine played out all day so even the meal was served in the gardens!

Bex and Chris chose a hot and sunny May day to get married – remember the crazy hot summer we had last year? This is pretty much where it all began! Beautiful bride Bex wears a divine boho wedding dress, light and floaty for the summer sunshine. The softly sparkling beaded belt and delicate lace cap sleeves are simply wonderful. Chris looks so handsome in a tailored grey suit with purple tie and pocket square. Sophisticated sunnies complete the outdoor groom look!

Wildflowers for a country garden wedding with Somerset wedding photographer Howell Jones Photography (29)

A relaxed and classic Devon Tunnels Beaches wedding in Ilfracombe with Robin Goodlad Photography (45)
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The sunshine is back!! And I’m so happy to say we have a gloriously sunny July beach wedding on the blog for you today. I love this so much – gorgeous couple Michelle and Dan were married at Tunnels Beaches and their beautiful day just sings of summer! The styling touches are perfect – there are wonderful summer wildflowers, as well as ice creams, proper old school striped deckchairs and a showstopper of a wedding cake! My brilliantly talented friend and Dorset wedding photographer Robin Goodlad captured the whole day for the happy couple, who have given him a fantastic review below! Enjoy the blog today… I know I will!

A relaxed and classic Devon Tunnels Beaches wedding in Ilfracombe with Robin Goodlad Photography (43)
A relaxed and classic Devon Tunnels Beaches wedding in Ilfracombe with Robin Goodlad Photography (15)
A relaxed and classic Devon Tunnels Beaches wedding in Ilfracombe with Robin Goodlad Photography (1)

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.robingoodlad.com

We did lots of research of different styles of photography. I loved the photos on Robin’s website and in his portfolios.

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer? Do tell… we love a brilliant review!

Absolutely! Robin was so lovely and he made two people who feel uncomfortable in front of the camera relax.

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (36)
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Emma & Matt’s wedding was a beautiful and elegant one held at the Georgian House, Shilstone. The look is elegant and graceful, with pretty pink and white florals. I love the subtle autumnal twist to the flowers – they’re full of texture and look wonderfully natural with a mix of gorgeous greenery, blousy blooms and delicate smaller flowerheads.

Emma’s stunning dress is tightly fitted with a beautiful lace design and a flowing veil – she looks amazing! The pics of Emma & Matt sharing some quieter moments around Shilstone House are romantic and beautiful – and there are tons of styling ideas in here for you to gather and get inspired by!

Huge thanks to lovely Emma Barrow Photography for sharing this fabulous day on English-Wedding.com. Scroll down to see all the images and a full Shilstone House wedding supplier list below!

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (30)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (2)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (3)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (4)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (5)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (6)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (7)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (8)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (9)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (10)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (11)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (12)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (13)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (14)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (15)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (16)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (17)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (18)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (19)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (20)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (21)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (22)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (23)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (24)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (25)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (26)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (27)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (28)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (29)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (31)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (32)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (33)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (34)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (35)

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (37)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (38)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (39)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (40)

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (1)

Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (43)
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The one word which springs to mind when I see this beautiful, vibrant, festival wedding is CELEBRATION. And those caps right there are totally justified! It’s a beauty. Gorgeous couple Charlie & Chris were married at River Cottage, and chose Spencer White as their wedding photographer.

Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (2)

I just love this – and there are too many fabulous details to mention. The cake – I have no words. Wow…

Then there’s all the pretty bunting, the colourful florals, the signage and of course the wonderful backdrop of one of England’s favourite contemporary wedding venues. The game of wedding I Spy is genius! The one eyed black cat (or is he winking?!) says he’s seen it all; but as a wedding blogger I’ve seen thousands of weddings and this one is a BEAUTY! Enjoy, and Happy Sunday everyone!

Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (6)

All images are by Spencer White Photography

Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (1)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (3)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (4)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (5)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (7)

Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (9)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (10)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (11)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (12)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (13)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (14)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (15)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (16)


Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (18)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (19)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (20)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (21)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (22)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (23)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (24)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (25)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (26)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (27)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (28)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (29)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (30)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (31)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (32)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (33)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (34)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (35)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (36)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (37)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (38)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (39)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (40)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (41)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (42)

Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (44)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (45)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (46)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (47)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (48)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (49)
Colourful bunting for a summer wedding at River Cottage, images by Spencer White Photography (50)

River Cottage wedding suppliers

Photographer: https://spencerwhitephotography.co.uk/
Bridal Preparations: https://oldparkhall.co.uk/
River Cottage HQ: https://www.rivercottage.net/weddings
The Silver Cake: https://www.thesilvercake.co.uk/
The Sparks Band: https://www.thesparksband.co.uk/

Luxury vintage wedding styling at Hillersdon House with Jennifer Jane Photography (39)
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Are you a country girl at heart? Did you grow up in a village, learn about the different leaves at school and grow up loving the English countryside? Then today’s feature is just for you, my lovely!

I spent my own childhood in a small village in the Lake District. Those days were all about playing out in the sunshine, and as I grew up I would explore the country lanes and fall in love with nature. My mum had “The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady” on her bookshelf; now I own a copy of my own. The illustrations capture our native flora and fauna so perfectly; Edith’s words take me back to a place in time…

Luxury vintage wedding styling at Hillersdon House with Jennifer Jane Photography (35)

So this wedding editorial spoke to my heart. Lovely Jennifer Jane Photography explains her inspiration behind the beautiful images.

Festival vibes and a gorgeous Devon wedding at Colehayes Park, photo credit Howell Jones Photography (32)
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Happy Monday lovelies! How was your weekend? We were at a wedding in beautiful Derbyshire, so I’m still over the moon feeling happy for my amazing friend Beth and new hubby Peter – we had the absolute best weekend ever. So I was so excited to stay in the wedding mood and share another gorgeous day with you all today – we’re sharing gorgeous bride and groom Amy and Chris’s wedding all the way from sunny Devon, with our friends Devon wedding photographers Howell Jones Photography behind the camera lens!

Amy and Chris were married in August at Colehayes Park near Newton Abbott in Devon. Amy told me their wedding was “The most fun party I’ve ever been to!” and you know what, it really does look that way! They called the wedding ‘Lonkerfest’ – the festival vibe was because Colehayes Park was theirs for over a week so lots of wedding guests stayed over and hung out and partied throughout the week! Amy’s surname is Lonnen and Chris’s is Straker – “together our friends know us as The Lonkers – hence Lonkerfest! It was full of colour and silly-ness – there was no real theme – just to PARTY and have fun!”

A relaxed botanical vibe for an Anran wedding in Devon, photo credit Special Day Wedding Photos (6)
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Hey lovelies! I have a real treat of a wedding in store for you today! James and Anna’s best day ever is just fabulous. It has everything – a venue that takes my breath away; stunning styling and of course the most wonderful fun couple you can imagine. Huge thanks to our lovely friend and sponsor Special Day Wedding Photos for the images, and to gorgeous Anna & James for completing my little interview – don’t miss their brilliant top tips below the images. The venue is Anran in Devon, with tents from Devon Belles bringing a true festival vibe to the day.

A relaxed botanical vibe for an Anran wedding in Devon, photo credit Special Day Wedding Photos (23)

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.specialdayweddingphotos.co.uk

How did you choose your photographer?

We tried a range of methods, from googling and using wedding supplier websites but in the end it was searching #devonweddingphotographer on Instagram that led us to Anthony. We loved Anthony’s style and after exploring his website of work as well, we arranged to meet with him.

English garden wedding inspiration with hundreds of roses, images by Toby Lowe Photography (4)
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Hey there lovely, how was your weekend? I’m sure I’m still covered in paint after a weekend’s decorating – and oh so ready for some wedding pretty on the blog this morning! As always, we have a STUNNING feature to kick off the week. Huge thanks to lovely Toby Lowe Photography for sending us this beautiful editorial shoot for today. I love this – the vibrant colours of the roses are stunning, the sunlight is amazing, the styling and details are gorgeous. Absolutely perfect – and all those roses are very ‘English Wedding’!!!

Toby teamed up with a team of creative wedding suppliers during the summer months at the RHS Rosemoor Gardens in North Devon. They had use of the incredible rose gardens at Rosemoor. On the shoot day they were in absolute full bloom during one of the hottest days of the year. This is one reason it’s worth spending a year or so to plan your wedding – it means you can visit your venue 12 months before your big day and see the natural features which will transform your wedding photos and make a breathtaking natural backdrop for your photographs. The shoot is stunning and we hope it will inspire those of you who are looking for unique and different wedding style ideas – still with a healthy dose of the quintessential English country garden wedding!

Gorgeously elegant real wedding style at Hestercombe, photo credit Special Day Wedding Photos (37)
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Happy New Year everyone! Warmest welcomes from me if you’re new to English Wedding – oh, and huge congratulations if you’ve got a brand new sparkly thing on your finger!!! Exciting times are ahead and I’m here to inspire you through your wedding planning journey. Come & grab a cuppa and I’ll introduce you to everyone at English Wedding.This blog is for everyone – brides and grooms alike. We focus on real weddings all around the UK and share the very best ideas, advice and photography from the wedding world. I like to think English-Wedding.com is a little different – as well as the gorgeous details, the weddings we feature have a sense of humour and authenticity to them. It’s not all about spending a fortune to create an insta-worthy day: every wedding is about your personalities, your family and friends and having the most amazing party with the happy smiling faces of the folks you love.

Gorgeously elegant real wedding style at Hestercombe, photo credit Special Day Wedding Photos (28)

Double Locks wedding blog with Lee Maxwell Photography on English Wedding (16)
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Morning lovelies! How was your weekend? We’re all Christmassed-up at English Wedding HQ and ready to party from right now!!! But first… of course we have some fabulous weddings and ideas to share with you this week. We’re starting with gorgeous bride and groom Rosie and Dom, who were married in September at The Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter.

Double Locks wedding blog with Lee Maxwell Photography on English Wedding (9)

Photographer Lee Maxwell got in touch – shooting Rosie and Dom’s wedding made him the first ever wedding photographer at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum to capture a wedding ceremony. The wedding reception was at Double Locks – a wonderful venue for a relaxed wedding reception. The spirit of this gorgeous wedding really comes across in the photos, which I hope you’ll love as much as I do!

 

Double Locks wedding blog with Lee Maxwell Photography on English Wedding (32)

 

We made all our own decorations and it was worth it, but it required lots of planning and preparation and we still ended up spending a bit on things we didn’t need in the end. Although we’re not particularly creative people and we gave ourselves lots to do, it was manageable because we knew our limits and didn’t try anything too ambitious. But until we’d actually finished I was definitely worried it wouldn’t look right!

Gorgeous Devon wedding with a cycling theme and lots of ideas! Images by Martin Dabek Photography (32)
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If your husband to be is out on his bike this Sunday afternoon, then this is for YOU! If you’ve both been cycling today and you’re relaxing after an exhilarating day in the saddle, then you’re going to love this more than anything you’ve ever seen on a wedding blog. Natalie and James – who’s a keen cyclist! – had a cycling themed wedding at Rockbeare Manor in August, and incorporated some ingenious styling touches into their day. Their photographer was our wonderful friend and English Wedding member Martin Dabek Photography, who captured the day so beautifully! I love the bicycle wheels with foliage on the walls, the table plan with a shelf full of cyclists… actually I love the whole day. And can we skip straight to that cake?!! The beautiful cake was made by Yvonne at Cherry Blossom Cakes and decorated with flowers by Emma at Brompton Buds.

Gorgeous Devon wedding with a cycling theme and lots of ideas! Images by Martin Dabek Photography (40)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://martindabek.com/

We researched wedding photographers and found Martin’s website. We arranged to meet and were really impressed with Martins work, and calm and reassuring manner.