Venues

Ethicurean – beautiful and intimate wedding venue

October 13th, 2016

You have to check out the Ethicurean which is the perfect place for a small intimate wedding. We found ourselves at the Ethicurean because this summer was an Off To Wed anniversary of sorts. Lizzie and I got married four years ago in July and the fourth anniversary is traditionally celebrated with flowers. So it […]

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8 PRACTICAL TIPS FOR CHOOSING A WEDDING VENUE

May 31st, 2016

These eight tips will help you choose the perfect wedding venue. Not just the most romantic setting but we’re giving you the practical advice that can sometime be forgotten in the excitement of the moment.   THINK ABOUT THE SPACE Of course you’re going to think about the space that’s why you have a viewing! […]

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COUNTRY WEDDING IN A CIDER ORCHARD

April 1st, 2016

There’s a certain romance associated with the idea of a garden wedding. Celebrating your wedding outdoors in a garden, meadow or field seems less commercial than other types of weddings, although to make it special you need a pretty nice garden, any old backyard just won’t do. The reason I’m so keen on this idea […]

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PITCHED & HITCHED

March 2nd, 2016

Ring-a-ding-dong, we’re talking a festival wedding accommodation. Yep, this blog post is all about bell tents, the perfect solution staying in the great outdoors on the night of a bloody good wedding.   Unshackled from the confines of a stuffy wedding venue, say goodbye to the high ceilings and clinking of cutlery in favour of […]

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GET YOUR GUESTS TO THE WEDDING ON TIME

January 22nd, 2016

It’s the bride’s prerogative to be late for her own wedding but the guests need to be there on time, which got me thinking, this is something you should definitely consider when booking the venue – how do you get your guests to the church on time?   Parking So many brides that and grooms […]

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SOME WEDDING VENUES ARE JUST TOO COMMRCIAL

June 26th, 2015

At the risk of sounding like a wedding hipster I have to say it – some hotels are just too commercial. It really is difficult not to sound pretentious when saying stuff like that but it’s true. There are so many wedding venues out there that it can be difficult to find the right one, […]

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5 TIPS FOR CHOOSING YOUR WEDDING MENU

May 22nd, 2015

You might be hiring caterers for your wedding or you could be going with the venue’s catering options. Whichever you choose, you’re going to need to make a decision about what to serve your wedding guests on the day so here are five tips to help you choose the right menu option for your guests. […]

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MAKE A BORING WEDDING VENUE SHINE

February 23rd, 2015

When talking or writing about weddings the word perfect always seems to be on the tip of my tongue and fingers. If you really think about it, planning the perfect wedding is a strange concept because searching for perfection is aspirational and subjective, whatever you do will be perfect to you. The reason this idea […]

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HOW DO YOU PLAN A WEDDING ONCE YOU’RE ENGAGED?

December 3rd, 2014

Here’s our step-by-step guide to the first few things to do once you’re engaged. From setting the date, choosing the venue, thinking about the guest list and your insurance.   What’s the first ‘practical’ thing that you should do once you’re engaged? That’s right the first thing to help you start planning your wedding? Once you’ve […]

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GREEN WEDDING

November 24th, 2014

If you’re feeling a little bit green, and I don’t mean around the gills, although the challenge to find the perfect wedding dress, florist or whatnots can leave you feeling a little sick from time to time. By green I mean more of an eco type thing. Anyway, if you’re feeling a little green and […]

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