Wedding themes

Eco wedding
An Eco-Friendly Wedding with a Luxe Feel This elegant luxury eco-friendly wedding at The Barn at Cott Farm in Somerset features an abundance of greenery, dried flowers, recycled props, and lots of gorgeous natural wood. The theme combines sustainable materials and minimal waste, inspiring couples to have an eco-friendly wedding that doesn’t need to be sparse or very rustic.  The table centrepieces are an organic sprawl of potted plants, statement ferns and foliage. Sprigs of sunny yellow mimosa, muted grey silk table runners, elegant candlesticks and sparkling glassware soften and texturise this outdoorsy vibe. A giant foliage ball suspended from […]

How to have an eco-friendly wedding

Dreaming of a Christmas wedding? Cott Farm’s All Inclusive Christmas Wedding special offer includes everything you need for your special day, from venue and table styling through to food and drinks for your guests Photos @dhwphotography Concept & Flowers @twigsandtwine_floraldesign Venue @cottfarmbarn Cake @thesilvercake Hair @brothersandsisters2018 Make Up @naomigilmoremakeupartist Calligraphy @flickandflourish Styling @appleandbrambleeventsStationery @fromsallywithlove Textile Designer @fruitbattextiles Willow Artist @jojo.sadlerJewellery @katemichelle.bath Wall Hanging @wanderingcoastcollective ⠀ Inspired by our Winter Wedding Theme? Check our Christmas Wedding All Inclusive Special Offer…

Winter Wedding Theme Styled Shoot

We loved hosting local photographer Daniel Weeks’ Boho Festival wedding theme styled shoot in our campsite one evening earlier this summer. Daniel not only created the concept and brilliantly captured the spirit of the evening so perfectly with the resulting images, he also baked and decorated the stunning cake! It was great to welcome back some talented suppliers we’ve worked with before, as well as meeting other local wedding professionals. CONCEPT & PHOTOGRAPHY: DHW PhotographyFLOWERS: Twigs & Twine Floral DesignSTATIONERY AND PROPS: Apple & BrambleMODELS AND CHILDREN’S CARS: Pedal Car PartiesCAKE: DHW PhotographyHAIR: Brothers & SistersMAKE-UP: Naomi GilmoreLOCATION: The Barn at Cott Farm

Boho Festival Wedding Theme

Wedding trends, like every fashion, are constantly changing and evolving. Our wedding co-ordinator, Rebecca Seyfried, uncovers the wedding theme predictions for the year ahead. She predicts natural, seasonal themes, with plenty of colour are going to be big 2019 wedding trends… Seasonal and natural weddings Firstly, couples are paying more attention to the seasons in their wedding themes. There’s a rise in the popularity of autumn weddings and winter themed weddings, in addition to the continuing trend in seasonal spring and summer florals. Sustainable Weddings Secondly, expect to see a rise in sustainability for 2019 weddings. Think living plants in […]

2019 Wedding Trends

Fiesta themed wedding
We’re so pleased to see this fiesta-themed shoot at Cott Farm featured not just in Your Bristol and Somerset Wedding magazine, but also on the cover! Styled Shoot: Colourful Fiesta Wedding at The Barn at Cott Farm The talented team involved in this shoot were: Photography: Daniel Weeks,  & Pip Andersen, Shoot coordinator: Joanna Duncan at White Rose, Venue: The Barn at Cott Farm, Flowers: Suzy Cage at Blooming Divine, Makeup: Naomi Gilmore, Hair: Lauren Gosling, Bridal gowns: Parham House Brides, Models: India Blake and Beth Morley Stationery: Natasha Eveleigh, Cake: Melanie Todd, A special mention: The team is proud to support The Wedding Wishing Well Foundation,

Fiesta Wedding

The Barn at Cott Farm was delighted to play the venue for an English Country Garden styled shoot, organised by photographer Jessica Hill and featuring a host of talented local suppliers. And we are thrilled to see the resulting images published in the stylish Vow Magazine.     Concept & Lead Photographer: Jessica Hill Photography Venue: The Barn at Cott Farm Flowers: The Blossom Parlour Bridal gowns: Chantelle Sophia Bridal Flower girl dresses: The Bridal Lounge Bath Hair: Bath Bridal Hair Makeup: Beautifully Preened Cake: Zaza Marcelle Accessories: Nancy & Flo Props: Apple and Bramble Events Stationery: Poppleberry Backdrop/chair covers: Toast […]

English Country Garden

rustic chic wedding
Natural glamour, oozing with foliage and shades of precious metals, is the theme of this rustic chic wedding shoot by photographer Emma-Jane Lewis at The Barn at Cott Farm in Somerset. Photography & direction by Emma-Jane Lewis at Emma Jane Photography Floral design & styling by Suzy Cage at Blooming Divine Venue styling by Jennifer Kenn at Setting the Scene Stationery by Tree Of Hearts Wedding cakes by Naomi Simon at Plan It Cake Models Rhiann & Jordan from Macduff Models Bridal hairstyling by Stacey Jade Hairdressing Bridal make up by Katy Pheiffer Bridal gown from Romantica of Devon Concept […]

Rustic Chic Wedding Theme

Autumn wedding theme
Autumn wedding theme styled shoot at The Barn at Cott Farm Photography: Daniel Weeks,  & Pip Andersen, Photography: Daniel Weeks,  & Pip Andersen, Shoot coordinator: Joanna Duncan at White Rose, Venue: The Barn at Cott Farm, Flowers: Suzy Cage at Blooming Divine, Makeup: Naomi Gilmore, Hair: Lauren Gosling, Bridal gowns: Parham House Brides, Models: India Blake and Beth Morley Stationery: Natasha Eveleigh, Cake: Melanie Todd, A special mention: The team is proud to support The Wedding Wishing Well Foundation,

Autumn Wedding Theme

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A natural green wedding is a perfect theme for a barn wedding venue. Style the barn with plenty of greenery, bold leafy centrepieces and foliage-draped props, paired with ivories or neutral hazelnut. Bring the natural theme bang up to date with pops of metallic accessories – copper, rose gold and brass candelabras, tea light holders and place settings.   Natural Green Wedding Theme A green wedding theme with plenty of foliage and pops of metallic. Photos top row: The Barn at Cott Farm, bottom row, from left: Borrowed & Blue,  Blooming Divine, Mod Wedding Inspire your bridal fashion and beauty with nature too. Floral and leafy adornments feature on many bridal gowns on […]

Natural Green Wedding

Shabby Chic Vintage Wedding ideas
Planning a shabby chic vintage wedding in Somerset? Shabby chic style blurs the line between vintage and rustic. It’s a gorgeous theme that marries a home-made feel with effortless style. Here’s our ideas and inspiration for your decorations, dresses and food for a shabby chic vintage wedding.   Shabby Chic Decorations, Props & Centrepieces A shabby chic wedding needs lots of vintage charm from the last century, from 1920s suitcases to 1950s and 60s pop culture. Photo credits from left top row: Belinda McCarthy, Tulle and Chantilly, Wedding Magazine, bottom row: Rock My Wedding, Glorious Treats The Shabby Chic Vintage Wedding Dress Your wedding dress for your shabby chic wedding […]

Shabby Chic Vintage Wedding Ideas

barn wedding venue in Somerset
The beauty of a barn wedding is you get the freedom to do things your way. Wedding barns are always for exclusive hire and usually for the whole weekend so you get the day before to set up and decorate, and you can choose the timings for your big day. We’re lucky to have the original beams, high ceilings and plenty of natural light at The Barn at Cott Farm. Our wedding venue is furnished with beautiful wooden tables and chairs, natural carpet and a handmade bar. It comes dressed with twinkly fairy lights, Chinese lanterns and neutral bunting. This […]

Barn Wedding Venue Ideas

The Barn at Cott Farm is the perfect wedding venue for a boho festival wedding. Our campsite, fire pit campfire with log seating (just bring your own marshmallows) and luxury furnished bell tents are ideal for the festival wedding theme. Plus there’s plenty of outdoor space for tents and games. You’re free to decorate the barn (inside and outside) in your own style and you get the whole day before your wedding to set up and the day after to pack away. Camping Offering your guests the chance to camp is a must for an authentic festival wedding! But luxury […]

Boho Festival Wedding Ideas

vintage wedding
Have a glamorous vintage wedding with a millennial take on Gatsby-inspired style. Think statement candelabras and art deco feather centrepieces, but bring these into the 21st century with natural feathers mixed with flowers in vintage vases. Tinge the golden age with modern industrial using coppers and brushed metallics for your décor and even your clothing. Wedding dresses for a glamorous vintage bride should feature art deco inspired beading, long sleeves or delicate laces. Side partings with waves or plaits are the perfect bridal hairstyle for the glamorous vintage bride, while make up should be understated on the eyes with bright red […]

Glamorous Vintage Wedding Ideas

rustic country wedding bouquets
Fancy a Rustic Country Wedding in Somerset? Here are some of our favourite ideas for a DIY country-inspired celebration… Milk churns 1. Use a milk churn for a stunning floral display Fingerpost signs 2. Stencil your own rustic country wedding signs Table plan 3. Use an old sash window for your table plan Rustic ladder 4. Give an old ladder a new lease of life with some paint and use it as a display stand Flower vases 5. Galvanised watering cans make great flower vases Jam jars 6. Decorate mis-matched jars and bottles Living plants 7. Use potted lavender (or […]

Rustic Country Wedding Ideas