Diamonds & Pearls – Lyndsey & Mark’s Perfect May Wedding in Essex

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Diamonds and pearls with a touch of blue was the theme for Lyndsey and Mark’s joyful day with family and friends. From a traditional church ceremony to a fun and relaxed reception at the Great Hallingbury Manor, it was an absolutely perfect day from start to finish.

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Bride & Groom: Lyndsey, legal services, and Mark, design engineer

Length of engagement: 9 months

Wedding date: 12 May 2012

Wedding ceremony & reception: Holy Trinity Church, Hatfield Heath

Wedding reception: Great Hallingbury Manor, Essex

Wedding photographer: Peter Burkwood, Pictures in Pixels

What were your wedding theme/colours? The theme was diamonds and pearls, and the colour was cobalt blue.

We chose our venue because… Great Hallingbury Manor was the first venue we went to visit and really liked it, and in close proximity to the church. It had everything we were looking for – the price, atmosphere, and amazing service all around! Our guests were really happy.

What was your dress like? Ivory with diamond and pearl detailing with a fairly long train.

What was your favourite part of the wedding? Enjoying the sun outside the church and at the reception.

What was the song for the first dance? God Only Knows by The Beach Boys

What is your advice for other brides? Make sure you spend some time alone, step back and take time to remember your special day!

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Lyndsey & Mark's Real Wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor

Great Hallingbury Manor is a fully licensed stunning venue in picturesque Essex, with amazing versatility for both intimate celebrations and weddings up to 200. In addition to the amazing location, delicious cuisine, and attentive staff, they have 31 rooms available to accomodate the wedding party and guests. Couples can choose from a variety of seasonal, all-inclusive, weekday or totally tailor-made packages for their celebration, with the venue as the perfect backdrop. 

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