Gretna Green: Kelly and Kevin’s Intimate, Family-Oriented Wedding Celebration

Renowned for it’s history, this small wedding venue, Gretna Green, situated on the Scotland and England borders, provided the intimate wedding celebration Kelly and Kevin had always dreamed of. The Bride and Groom, by Camilla Lucinda Photography

 

Kelly and Kevin’s eyes first met on a bank holiday weekend at their local pub. Kelly said: “It was his electricians work pants that first attracted me to him!”

Kelly and Kevin have been best friends ever since taking their relationship to the next level.

 

THE VENUE:

 

‘The Original Home of Romance.’

The Famous Blacksmiths Sop at Gretna Green, Photographed by Camilla Lucinda Photography

With over 260 years of weddings and boasting a warm and welcoming atmosphere, the Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Green, is Scotland’s most famous wedding venue.

 

“It was the history of Gretna Green which originally attracted me to this venue for our wedding day.

The Bride and Groom with the Anvil, Phtoographed by Camilla Lucinda Photography

I think Gretna Green is such a happy place with all the lovely and exciting marriages that have taken place there and I’m glad to be a part of that history. It really does have an amazing atmosphere when you visit,” Kelly reflected.

 

The low wooden beams, hanging lanterns and stone walls, oozed the historic and intimate feel, Kelly and Kevin had come to know and love.

 

THE DRESS:

 

Kelly said: “I’m not a traditional wedding dress type therefore, bridal shops were not really an option for me. Even though it was only the six of us, I still wanted the ‘wow’ factor.”

See Also

The Bride's Dress from Etsy, Photographed by Camilla Lucinda Photographer

 

After hours of searching for her dream dress online, Kelly fell in love with this stunning two-piece, with long sleeves, lace detailing and ruffled skirt.

Hair by Spoilt at Smith's Hotel Gretna Green, Photographed by Camilla Lucinda Photography

THE BRIDE’S ADVICE:

 

“Big or small weddings are both very special, stay true to your hearts and have the wedding day you both want.

The Bride and Groom, Photography by Camilla Lucinda Photography

The Bride and Groom, Photographed by Camilla Lucinda Phtoography

Making the decision to only invite our parents, made our day perfect for us. We could relax and enjoy their company and spend the whole day together, laughing and loving every minute.”

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