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7 Reasons to Choose the Woodland Trust

18/03/17 • Favours, Wedding Receptions

If you’re trying to think of ways to make sure your guests never forget about your special day why not look to nature to provide an answer? The Woodland Trust offers individual trees and larger areas of woodland that can be dedicated to your guests to say ‘thank you’ for attending your wedding. Here are… read more

Take a mountain honeymoon in the lovely Quinta do Lorde hotel on the Portuguese island of Madeira |

7 of the Best Mountain Honeymoon Ideas

08/03/17 • Honeymoons, Honeymoons & Travel

With their lofty landscapes and picturesque vistas, a mountain honeymoon can be magical and filled with romance. Whether you prefer to head to a warm destination or bundle up against the cold on snow covered peaks, here are 7 of the best mountain honeymoon ideas. Portuguese Mountain Honeymoon Madeira sits on a small island just off the northwest coast of… read more

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Make Your Special Day More Memorable with Woods and Trees

15/02/17 • Ask The Expert, Gift Lists

Making your wedding memorable and different can be a challenge for any bride and groom. By putting tree or woodland dedications on your gift list instead of toasters and gift vouchers, or even transforming traditional wedding favours into a living and growing talking point by dedicating to your guests, you can do something amazing for… read more

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Honeymoons in Thailand: The Land of Smiles

13/02/17 • Honeymoons, Honeymoons & Travel

Thailand is often referred to as the ‘Land of Smiles’ because of the welcoming nature of its people. And you can be certain that if you take a honeymoon in Thailand, you’ll be smiling all the way as well. The landscapes are varied and unimaginably beautiful, especially in the coastal resorts which are a hotspot for… read more

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How to Make a Honeymoon in Greece Truly Special

05/12/16 • Honeymoons, Honeymoons & Travel

What would make your perfect honeymoon? Plenty of romance of course, but perhaps also a splash of culture, some adventure, or maybe just plenty of taking it nice and easy on gorgeous sandy beaches. If you book a honeymoon in Greece, you can have it all. Honeymoon in Greece There are over 200 inhabited Greek… read more

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How to Write a Maid of Honour Wedding Speech

18/11/16 • Other Speakers, Speeches & Toasts

We live in enlightened times. Britain has a female Prime Minister. And a Queen! Germany has both (sort of). The US almost elected a woman to be its Commander In Chief. And yet, at the majority of weddings, the speaking roles are delegated exclusively to the men. The Father of the Bride, the Groom, and… read more

Clearwell Castle |

Weddings at Clearwell Castle

09/11/16 • Wedding Receptions, Wedding Venues

Clearwell Castle is set in the beautiful Forest of Dean and plays host exclusively to weddings. Each couple gets the castle of their dreams all to themselves for their special day. Laura Vodden tells us why Clearwell Castle Weddings have everything you need, from roaring log fires and crystal chandeliers to the vaulted cellar bar and… read more

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How to Write a Great Same-Sex Wedding Speech

05/11/16 • Speeches & Toasts

You’ve been asked to give a speech at a friend or relative’s wedding. On the one hand, it’s an honour. A privilege. An opportunity to tell everyone how much they mean to you. On the other, and if you’re like most people, it fills you with dread. What if I’m too nervous? What if I… read more

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9 Wedding Photography Themes That Stay Fashionable Forever

31/10/16 • Wedding Photography

Lace wedding dresses were in, then out, and then back in again – and just like the bridal gown, wedding photography trends change with time. Remember how selective colour was once popular? The soft look of film went out with the arrival of digital, then back in with Instagram, right alongside those now popular lace… read more

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5 Unconventional Hen Party Ideas in Liverpool

26/10/16 • Hen & Stag, Hen Party Ideas

Planning a hen party can be a challenge as you want to create a unique experience, and an amazing time for the bride-to-be. Some classic ideas you may decide on include cocktail making, a night out, and a pamper day, which can all be great fun. If you are looking for something different, here are some more unconventional… read more