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A Relaxed Retreat at Healey Barn
Jul, 07 2023 | Imogen Kate Photography
Katherine and Brian’s celebration had relaxation at its heart, with a calming environment in the tranquil countryside of Northumberland. On that front, there could be no venue more fitting than Healey Barn, a beautiful venue laden in laidback luxury that paves the way for a charmingly rustic...
A Chic City Wedding at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle
Sep, 02 2022 | LEE SCULLION
They tied the knot in the city's famous St Nicholas Cathedral, before swanning off down the iconic streets for a dreamy photoshoot and following with a fabulous evening party at The Boiler Shop. Gemma fell in love with this venue for what is already was. The original features of the building,...
Stylish Sage At The Clarion Hotel
Aug, 23 2023 | Craig Wallace Photography
After meeting at their workplace, Michael and Christina began a love story to rival the most magical fairytales. Fast-forward to their engagement, Michael got down on one knee at Tynemouth Pier where they had their first date. Their families were lined up leading to the pier, with everyone person...
A Modern Monochrome and Blush Love Story at Le Petit Château
Jun, 21 2022 | Urban Photo Lab
We sat down with Rebecca to chat through the details of her dream day. So how did you meet Ian? We met online officially but we first met in London on the South Bank. I was living there and Ian was cycling around the county, he turned up looking very casual and I turned
A Simply Classic Love Story at Woodhill
Jun, 09 2022 | Joel Skingle Photography
When Charlotte and Billy met they were only 16 years old. Long admirers of one another, the pair hit it off from the beginning but it wasn’t until they ended up at the same party in 2014 that sparks began to fly. Just as many love stories start, they went for a ‘Cheeky Nandos’ the
A Copper and Crimson Celebration at Shortflatt Tower
Nov, 12 2022 | Tom Richardson Photography
Marrying on a Saturday, Laura and Jamie travelled to the venue on the Friday afternoon; a journey they had taken so often before felt distinctly more magical with autumnal oranges and golden hour sun illuminating their entrance into the estate – “it felt like a dream”, Laura said. Duckhouse...
Pampas and Sage Summer Celebration at Newton Hall
Aug, 26 2023 | Kate Borrill
Jennifer and Calum, a deeply committed couple who had been together for many years, had no idea that their chance meeting at a friend's party would lead to a breathtaking wedding ceremony almost a decade later. The culmination of their love story was a magnificent affair, as Jennifer donned an...
A Soft, Stylish Spring Wedding at The Clarion Hotel
Aug, 26 2023 | Nigel Playle
They got planning straight away and opted for the clean, classic blank canvas of The Clarion Hotel in Boldon, a tried, trusted and highly reputable venue nestled between Newcastle and Sunderland – and a member of the Belle Bridal Venue Guest List. To make it official, they headed to Our Blessed...
Celebrity Wedding: Rebecca Ryan's Grangefields Dream
Sep, 24 2022 | A Big Neon Glitter
Having six months to plan their wedding after a Covid cancellation in 2020, Rebecca and Daniel enjoyed a sublime September soirée that seemed anything but rushed. The rustic-luxe paradise of Grangefields in Derbyshire provided a backdrop of corrugated iron and on-trend tranquility to play out...
A Fresh Summer Fantasy at Woodhill
Jul, 23 2022 | Sean Elliott Photography
Divine dancing, effortless romancing, this was an emphatic weekend wedding pin pointing the power of exclusive use at one of the UK’s most versatile wedding estates. Perched amongst the rolling Northumbrian countryside on a private 100-acre estate, Woodhill offers an utterly unique weekend...
A Pink and Plum-Shaded Spring Wedding at Rudding Park
Apr, 13 2022 | Nathan M Photography
Colour pop isn’t something you’d necessarily associate with Rudding Park, a luxurious five-star hotel with a classic white wedding aesthetic, but now is the time for boundary-breaking and Loren and Terence are leading the charge. Providing a blank, beautiful canvas Rudding’s spaces came into...
Classic Black Tie Glamour at Wynyard Hall
Aug, 27 2023 | Chris Boland Photography
Having seen a Wynyard wedding in Belle Bridal Magazine, Jayne was compelled to replicate the classical styling and immaculate vibes for her own special day. She wasted no time in booking a viewing, and as soon as her and hubby-to-be John ventured down the long twisting trail, opening out onto the...
Love and Laughter at Le Petit Château
Apr, 27 2022 | Paul Liddement
When long-term lovers Charlotte and David had their first date over nachos in 2013 after a dishevelled (“I still had a backcombed beehive from the night before”), hungover day of promo work, the pair probably couldn’t have imagined that almost a decade later, they would be dressed to the...
A TRADITIONAL LATE SUMMER WEDDING AT HEADLAM HALL HOTEL
Aug, 27 2022 | Mitford Photography
Having coincidentally met at a summer job in-between university terms, Anna and Mike’s approach to life has always been ‘c’est la vie, what will be will be’ – refreshing, granted, but not a great mantra to have when it comes to planning a wedding. But, for this super relaxed pair, the day...
An Aesthetic Black Tie Celebration at Newton Hall
Jul, 01 2022 | White Fashion by Lee Scullion
We adore this on-trend celebration from last July at Belle Bridal Guest List venue Newton Hall, captured by Belle favourite photographer White Fashion by Lee Scullion – for couples searching for a simple yet superbly stylish vibe, let this inspire your vision boards. Having met at just 14, Chloe...
A Gorgeous Spanish Soirée at B Bou Cortijo Bravo Hotel
Oct, 08 2022 | Agata Jensen
When covid scuppered their original wedding plans, Megan and Tom decided that as the rain falls mainly on the plain, sunny Spain would ease their pandemic pain. That it did, at the beautiful B Bou Cortijo Bravo Hotel in Nerja. Having visited many times with friends and family over the years,...
A Breath of Fresh Air at The Clarion Boldon
May, 28 2022 | Joanne Maggiore Photography
Seeking a spring celebration, surrounded by their nearest and dearest, Keris and Peter had their sights set firmly on the four star Clarion Hotel. A contemporary space with facilities aplenty, beautiful rooms and outside areas, The Clarion was this couple’s first choice for its fresh...
A Scorching Summer Celebration At Healey Barn
Aug, 12 2022 | Helen Russell Photography
This wedding was all about the aesthetic. From the sun-kissed setting of Healey Barn as the day turned to night, to the gorgeous green foliage and billowing bridal ballgown, tradition was given a contemporary twist by a group of well-loved northern suppliers – two of which are exhibiting at the...
A Fresh and Fabulous Wedding at Wynyard Hall
Jun, 02 2022 | Jamie Mac Photography
After allegedly being “too cool to speak to him!”, Jennifer finally let down her guard with longterm acquaintance Martin after six years of job changes, university, house moves and different relationships. They bumped into one another at a restaurant, added each other on Instagram, and as they...
A Floral Fantasty at Woodhill
Apr, 18 2022 | Paul Flannigan Photography
After 12 years, a romantic New Year’s Eve proposal in Prague and two cancelled wedding dates, teen sweethearts Amy and Dan were finally able to tie the knot this spring. “My mam bought me my dress after we booked our original wedding date roughly four years ago!” says Amy of her luminous...