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courtyard | Sophie & Ryan | french foodies fete | barn wedding | Merriscourt | Oxfordshire | March 2018

Wedding venue review: Merriscourt

Merriscourt wedding venue review Merriscourt is one of my favourite barn wedding venues in the heart of the Cotswolds. A vast expanse of space and possibilities; complete with modern facilities, accommodation and in house catering options. It is a ‘one stop shop’ of a wedding venue which offers freedom, creativity, transparent pricing, and above all […]

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cake in window | Sally & Gavin | intimate lush wedding | castle wedding | Thornbury Castle | Gloucestershire | Alice Morgan Photography | February 2018

Inspiration: intimate castle wedding

A small wedding for a big day in February 2018 saw this intimate (and impromptu) castle wedding of Sally and Gavin at Thornbury Castle in Gloucestershire. Intimate wedding trend On average, wedding guest numbers are decreasing and micro weddings are on the rise; with couples wishing to keep things small, personal and more meaningful. Not […]

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Photography by Life in Focus Photography

Wedding venue review: Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum wedding venue review You’d be forgiven if you didn’t realise that you could get married at the magnificent Ashmolean Museum in Oxford – there are some wonderful unknown venue options on offer right on our doorsteps. Licensed wedding venues In 1995, the law was changed to allow marriages to be conducted in other civil […]

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wedding venue review | Lapstone Barn | Stone Barn ceremony | Cotswold wedding venue | by Hanami Dream | providing inspiration for weddings in the Cotswolds

Wedding venue review: Lapstone Barn

If I was getting married again, this is the wedding venue where I’d choose to say ‘I do’! Its a brilliant compromise between a hotel and the blank canvas of a barn, which for me is the best of both worlds. Location Though slightly out of my normal radar, this wedding venue sits about 20 […]

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Wedding venue review: Eynsham Hall

Well, if you’re looking for the WOW factor, turning in to the long drive way and getting a first glimpse at this wedding venue will get your jaw dropping and have your guests in awe. Location Set in rural Oxfordshire lies Eynsham Hall which, despite it’s name, is actually in North Leigh (on the road […]

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Bridal party outside of the Barn | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Wedding venue review: Oxleaze Barn

LocationNot too far off the A361 (which runs from Burford to Swindon) is a beautiful wedding barn. You’d be forgiven to thinking you were in the middle of nowhere as this wedding venue location feels so remote. There’s a wonderful quietness to the surroundings and a lovely sense of still and calmness. It really is an […]

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Bride and moongate | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Inspiration: Journey to the Centre of the Earth wedding

Inspired by Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne (published in 1864, featuring an expedition to Iceland with exploration through volcanic tunnels), this modern winter barn wedding shows the stunning hidden interior of volcanic rock in the form of slick agate and timeless marble.  Planned and designed by Hanami Dream and beautifully […]

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Champagne coupe glasses and gold cutlery | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Keeping it local with suppliers for the Journey to the Centre of the Earth shoot

Inspired by Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne, this modern winter barn wedding shows the stunning hidden interior of volcanic rock in the form of slick agate and timeless marble. Acres of gentle, ethereal and floaty tulle were placed wonderfully alongside tactile sheep skin rugs and the tendrils of delicate air […]

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