Somerset Wedding Ideas & Inspiration


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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



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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


How to Have a Stylish Budget Wedding
Planning a stylish budget wedding is all about prioritising! Splurge on the things you’ll remember and save on the things you (and your guests) will forget. Start by thinking about the things you enjoyed from the weddings you’ve been to and use this as your starting point for where to spend your budget. Create the wedding of your dreams – whatever your budget, and style – with our little guide… Clothing: Bride: If it’s all about the dress then fine, it’s your big day! But if you’re planning a budget wedding, take a look at some of the great British high street’s […]

How to Have a Stylish Budget Wedding



So you’ve found the perfect wedding venue for your DIY wedding but not sure where to go from here? Here’s our helpful DIY Wedding Checklist for couples: Clothes & accessories Bride’s dress, veil and shoes Groom’s outfit and shoes Bridesmaid dresses Best man, ushers and fathers’ outfits (try matching ties if you don’t want the expense of hiring suits) Flower girl(s) and Page boy(s)’s outfits Bouquets & buttonholes Wedding rings   Suppliers Photographer Videographer Florist Caterer Equipment suppliers Posh loo hire Kitchen equipment (e.g. ovens) Catering equipment: Plates for each course Cutlery for each course Serviettes Serving spoons Welcome drink glass Wine glass Water […]

Diy Wedding Checklist


Wedding Venu in Somerset
Somerset is a stunning place to get married with its open countryside, historic buildings and its proximity to the coastlines to both the north and south. Somerset is probably most famous for being the home of Glastonbury Festival. Its apple orchards and resulting cider production, and being the birthplace of cheddar cheese are also claims to fame for the county. Somerset is easily accessible from all directions, bordering Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west. Its good transport links make it the ideal location for a country wedding regardless of where you’re […]

Choosing your Somerset Wedding Venue



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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