I love to conduct outdoor weddings for my clients, and am becoming well known for these. Most of the couples who contact me wish to hold a truly outdoor wedding, often in a place where there is no civil licence.
A particular favourite is The House Meadow at Worsenden Farm near Biddenden, Kent. It is set on a working stud farm but is a complete blank canvas for brides to dress the way they want. Lots of couples like the relaxed vibe at the farm, and hire yurts, tents and marquees to give a festival type feel, often taking over the venue for the whole weekend.
Check out The House Meadow website for further details House Meadow
Ceremony area in the rustic Gazebo
on the Pond at the House Meadow
Christina and Ben hired me to conduct their outdoor wedding ceremony at Hadlow Manor Hotel, a Grade II listed Georgian manor house, near Tonbridge. We held the ceremony on the lawn in the beautiful hotel grounds.
Take a look at Hadlow Manor’s video showreel on their homepage here
We arranged the seating in a semi
circle with a wide aisle
underneath the shade of the large tree
I conducted a romantic wedding for Nick and Katie at Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down in East Sussex in the summer of 2013. Wilderness Wood is 62 acres of award winning sustainable woodland and the ceremony was held “streamside” a 10 minute hike to the car park! A unique back to nature experience!
The Chestnut Pole Pavilion
at Wilderness Wood
decorated for a wedding reception
A lot of couples wish to hold a ceremony in their own home. I was asked to write and conduct a Renewal of Vows Ceremony to celebrate a Ruby Wedding Anniversary for Viv & Keith in their beautiful garden in West Malling this year.
Viv had created a beautiful arbour in
the garden decorated with flowers
under which we held the ceremony