Bridal Buzz

Wed Magazine Blog - 2021


Behind the scenes of our 'New Romantics' bridal shoot

Wednesday 29th December

Back in November, we had the pleasure of spending the day at new wedding venue the Rose Gardens at Roswarne to shoot our cover shoot 'New Romantics'. Tucked away amidst six acres of grounds in the heart of the county, the lovingly restored . . .

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New Cornwall issue out now!

Monday 27th December

*ORDER THE NEW ISSUE HERE*Newly engaged? Congratulations! Seasoned Wed reader hotfooting your way to the aisle? Welcome back! We're thrilled to introduce you to the latest Cornwall issue of Wed Magazine! If you're new to the weddi . . .

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New arrivals at Bridal Gossip

Friday 17th December

Offering brides a memorable and oh-so special experience is central to the ethos of Bridal Gossip in Wadebridge. “It’s not just a dress – it’s a wedding experience, whilst making memories you will always cherish,” explains owner C . . .

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New additions at Cornish Tipi Weddings

Friday 17th December

Tucked away in a dreamlike valley close to the north coast, Cornish Tipi Weddings specialises in close-to-nature weddings, where vows by the lake or in a clearing in the woods meet barefoot celebrations and sleeping beneath the stars.  . . .

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Polurrian on the Lizard Wedding Fair

Friday 17th December

Perfectly positioned on a clifftop on the Lizard peninsula, Polurrian on the Lizard offers the most stunning panoramas across Mount’s Bay. Together with its contemporary interiors and super-luxe private villas and light spacious hotel roo . . .

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New unisex rings by Justin Duance

Friday 17th December

Based in the far west of the county, Cornwall’s landscape has always been a key source of inspiration for the talented team at Justin Duance Jewellery, who craft their standout contemporary jewellery from salvaged woods and beach sand tog . . .

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Outdoor weddings by the sea at The Driftwood Spars

Friday 17th December

Dreaming of marrying within touching distance of the wild Atlantic breakers with the sea breeze in your hair? The Driftwood Spars is a beautifully located and characterful wedding venue for sea-loving souls. Overlooking St Agnes’ Tre . . .

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New dog-friendly elopements at Beacon Crag

Friday 17th December

Built in 1887 for a local artist, Beacon Crag oozes romance. Presiding over the cliffs near Porthleven on Cornwall’s south coast, the house is set within five acres of private grounds, boasting staggering views across the sea and rugged c . . .

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Introducing the Rose Gardens at Roswarne

Friday 17th December

A new exclusive-use wedding venue has opened its doors in Cornwall – and it’s the stuff of dreams for couples seeking a secluded and timelessly romantic backdrop for their wedding celebrations. Set in six acres of grounds at Camborne’ . . .

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Dreamy dresses from Kate Walker Bridal

Friday 17th December

Seeking impeccably crafted gowns and exquisite detailing married with a highly professional service? Make an appointment at Kate Walker Bridal in Ilminster, where talented designer Kate houses her hand-picked collection of gowns alongside h . . .

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New collection from Rebecca Anne Designs

Friday 17th December

A unique and perfectly paired veil can take a bridal look to a whole new dreamy level – so says Rebecca Anne Designs who is aiming to “reclaim the veil” from being considered “outdated, old-fashioned and symbolising a time when etiq . . .

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Vintage beauties at Days of Grace

Friday 17th December

If you’re seeking something that’s one-of-a-kind but also ready-to-wear, then step into the glorious vintage emporium that is Days of Grace. Home to an incredible collection of vintage and antique lace, bridal gowns, occasion wear and a . . .

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New arrivals at The Ivory Lounge

Friday 17th December

Situated in the heart of Plymouth, The Ivory Lounge is a luxurious emporium of bridal fashion, where classic cuts meet contemporary style in the most spellbinding of designs. Exclusively housing British designers, the sumptuous boutique now . . .

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Art of Weddings show

Thursday 16th December

Marking the first of Art of Wedding's tally of wedding shows scheduled throughout the year, the much-anticipated event returns to Sandy Park on Sunday 20th February (11am-3pm), offering couples convenience, entertainment, and plenty o . . .

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January sale at Bliss Bridal Gowns

Wednesday 15th December

Listen up! Bliss Bridal Gowns is hosting a not-to-be-missed sale from 8th-15th January, meaning that brides-to-be can pick up a fashion-forward frock at a fraction of its usual price.Home to a wealth of designer wedding wares from Ella . . .

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Harefield Barn wedding showcase

Tuesday 14th December

Having already planned and announced their spectacular event scheduled for Sunday 27th February, the team at Harefield Barn have decided to simplify their plan, altering the time to an elegant late afternoon/early evening shindig starting f . . .

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Introducing Borrow the Moon

Wednesday 8th December

If you're struggling to style your day or add those all-important final touches to spruce up your wedding space, then look no further than Borrow the Moon. The specialist decor hire and styling company is based in Devon but works across the . . .

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New sustainable jewellery collection by Holly Young

Wednesday 8th December

Already renowned for her head-turning hats and designer headwear, Holly Young has created a beautiful brand new and sustainable jewellery collection to extend her ever-evolving accessory range.The glorious assortment of earrings and necklac . . .

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Complimentary toast drinks package at Harefield Barn!

Thursday 2nd December

Hidden in the heart of the Devon countryside, Harefield Barn presents a secluded and dreamily romantic backdrop for a rural wedding. Flanked by miles of rolling hills, leafy orchards and flower-filled meadows, it's difficult to imagine a mo . . .

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Gorgeous florals from The Velvet Daisy

Thursday 2nd December

Your wedding flowers don’t just provide the final flourish: they’re central to the overall design of your day. Floristry can work wonders in establishing and elevating your scene, and whether it’s pared-back and natural or strikingly . . .

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Styling brilliance from Knots & Kisses

Thursday 2nd December

Planning a wedding can be exciting and wonderful to time-consuming and stressful – and everything in-between – and one of the most discussed areas of planning is the styling. Choosing a wedding stylist means you can work with an expert . . .

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Introducing Moreton House

Thursday 2nd December

New wedding venue Moreton House has opened its doors in North Devon – and it offers elegance and romance in abundance. A Georgian stately home on the outskirts of the ancient port town of Bideford, a six-year renovation project has seen t . . .

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Skybar Weddings

Thursday 2nd December

If you’re envisioning your dream marquee wedding but have no idea how to achieve it – then look no further than Skybar Weddings. With years of experience in the hospitality industry and having successfully planned a plethora of weddings . . .

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Polurrian on the Lizard wedding fair

Wednesday 24th November

Celebrate your love in unique style with a pre-Valentine's event guaranteed to inspire and entertain in one of Cornwall's most magical locations.Explore the especially sublime part of south Cornwall alongside a swoon-worthy venue as you . . .

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Introducing the new Devon issue of Wed Magazine!

Tuesday 23rd November

 *ORDER THE NEW DEVON ISSUE HERE*Here it is - the latest issue of Wed Magazine - showcasing all things wonderful about a wedding in Devon. We can't tell you how happy it's made us to see so many incredible weddings taking place from De . . .

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20% off all jewellery at Drakes for Black Friday

Tuesday 23rd November

If you're on the hunt for your wedding jewellery (or perhaps are planning to propose this Christmas?), then this very special Black Friday offer from Drakes couldn't come at a better time!From 26th-28th November, you can get 20% off everyth . . .

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Wedding Open Day at Keeping It Vintage

Saturday 20th November

Styling and decor at your wedding will really help set the tone, and what better way to get ideas than visit the Keeping it Vintage Wedding Open Day, on Sunday 28th November. From 10am until 3pm, you can visit the new wedding showroom . . .

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Amazing special offer at Upton Barn & Walled Garden

Thursday 11th November

Celebrating the love story of both Upton Barn and its owners, the stunning exclusive-use venue is currently presenting couples with a not-to-be-missed summer offer. A decade ago, Upton’s owners Claire and Richard got engaged, which als . . .

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Gaia Bridal coming soon to Bliss Bridal Gowns

Friday 5th November

For fabulous choice and stellar service, Bliss Bridal Gowns is a must-visit on the search for 'the one'. Newquay's gorgeous boutique is brimming with beautiful bridal wear from designers including Ella Rosa, Rebecca Ingram and Wtoo by Watte . . .

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Late availability for early 2022 intimate weddings at Boconnoc

Thursday 21st October

Picture a soul-stirring secret country setting that's home to a venue that is exclusively yours for the duration of your celebrations, because Boconnoc's intimate weddings present couples with all of this and more. Set amongst picturesque p . . .

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Lovers Society at Evolved Bridal

Wednesday 20th October

Housing some of the southwest's most lusted after labels, Barnstaple's Evolved Bridal is awash with fresh-from-the-runways frocks from the heady likes of Vera Wang Bride, Rosa Clara, Rish Bridal and Zavana Couture, which means it's veritabl . . .

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New White One collection at The Bridal Studio

Wednesday 20th October

Calling all brides with a passion for self-styling. The Bridal Studio has just taken stock of the brand new Mix and Match collection by White One, meaning that that if you're on the search for something beautifully versatile to make your ow . . .

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Wedding dress wonder at Pirouette

Tuesday 19th October

A bumper collection of incredible wedding dresses are gracing the rails at Pirouette, awaiting their brides to showcase them to full effect.With a plethora of beauties from designers Maggie Sottero, Sottero & Midgley, and Rebecca Ingram . . .

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Wedding dress sale at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Tuesday 19th October

For those on the hunt for their perfect wedding dress, look no further than St Ives Bridal Boutique’s sale from 1st to 6th November. With many gorgeous gowns offering a half price discount or even more, it’s the perfect time to snap up . . .

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Ellis Bridals exclusive launch event at The Ivory Lounge

Wednesday 13th October

The Ivory Lounge, Plymouth's luxurious bridal boutique, has an unmissable event coming up for brides-to-be.The Generation IV 2022 collection from renowned British bridal designer Ellis Bridals will be launching at an exclusive VIP event run . . .

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Stunning jewellery by Emily Nixon

Wednesday 13th October

It's not simply about adding to your outfit, but completing it in inimitable fashion, which is why a piece (or two) or Emily Nixon's gorgeous fine jewellery will provide the perfect endnote to your bridal ensemble. Emily's signature creatio . . .

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A decade of weddings at Millbrook

Tuesday 12th October

Celebrating a decade of love, Kate and Bob Boothby of Millbrook Estate and Treetop Escape have been hosting weddings at their beyond-beautiful Devon venue for ten fabulous years. Located deep in the north Devon countryside, Millbrook presen . . .

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Rosa Clara's new collection arrives at Evolved Bridal

Monday 11th October

If you're a vintage bride looking for a sense of nostalgia and classic style, then Rosa Clara's brand new Gatsby collection - now available at Barnstaple's Evolved Bridal - will be sure to set your heart aflutter.It's all elegant draper . . .

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Matching sandcast jewellery from Justin Duance

Friday 8th October

Renowned for his contemporary jewellery crafted from recycled precious metals, salvaged woods and ethically sourced gemstones, jeweller Justin Duance is perhaps best known for his sandcast creations. This set is a captivating example, . . .

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Beautiful bridal earrings by Erin Cox

Friday 8th October

Whether your bridal style is classic or contemporary, high-glamour or laidback boho, accessories have the power to pull your entire bridal look together, and you can’t go wrong with an eye-catching pair of earrings. Inspired by her D . . .

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Make your own wedding rings in Devon

Friday 8th October

What could be more personal – and memorable – than making your own wedding rings together? Located in Okehampton’s Victorian Arcade on the edge of Dartmoor, Moon & Moor gallery makes a charm-packed setting to spend a day of crafti . . .

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Sunny delights from Moomaid on Wheels

Friday 8th October

If you’ve not had the Moomaid of Zennor pleasure yet, then allow us to fill you in. Situated between the village of Zennor and the sprawling Atlantic Ocean in the far west of Cornwall lies the family dairy farm of Tremedda, which is where . . .

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Introducing Blackwater Farm

Thursday 7th October

Set amidst nine acres of scenic farmland on the edge of Liskeard and dotted with hand-reared sheep, donkeys and a shire horse, new wedding venue Blackwater Farm is the stuff of dreams for country-loving couples. Marry in the Garden Wedding . . .

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Introducing Perfect Day Ceremonies

Wednesday 6th October

Don’t be fooled by the idea that the after-party should be the most fun and celebratory part of your day. If you truly want a wedding that’s packed with the personalisation factor, start by designing a unique and utterly ‘you’ cerem . . .

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Fabulous workshops at Not Your Average Wedding Show

Wednesday 6th October

Whether you're designing a DIY day from scratch or want to fill your wedding with those all-important personal details, the forthcoming schedule of inspiring workshops at Not Your Average Wedding Show look set to help you hone in on you . . .

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Madi Lane arrives at The Bridal Studio

Monday 4th October

For a dose of showstopping style, pay a visit to The Bridal Studio in Helston, whose latest lust-have label, Madi Lane, is about to land from down under. Already home to collections by Pronovias, Wendy Makin, Wilderly Bride and Mary’s Bri . . .

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New Rebecca Ingram wedding dresses at Bliss Bridal Gowns

Friday 1st October

Wedding dress shopping must be one of the loveliest elements of planning your big day, and the plethora of gorgeous gowns available in Cornwall make for inspiration aplenty. The latest gowns from Rebecca Ingram have reached Bliss Brida . . .

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Bespoke bridal jewellery at Drakes Jewellers

Friday 1st October

Every couple wants to add a personal element to their wedding celebrations, and we love the idea of extending your personality to your wedding jewellery. Drakes’ bespoke service can help bring your ideas to life and create a piece of jewe . . .

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Heartlands wedding fair

Thursday 30th September

Combining Cornwall's historic mining past with 19 acres of gorgeous landscaped park and gardens, Heartlands presents a unique and versatile space to say "I Do" - and plan your day in style at their not-to-be-missed event on Sunday . . .

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New designer at The Bridal Studio

Wednesday 29th September

Already home to a spellbinding range of gowns from the likes of Wilderly Bride, Wendy Makin, Pronovias and Mary's Bridal, Helston's heavenly bridal boutique, The Bridal Studio now boasts another lust-have label: Nicole Milano.The exquis . . .

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New Vera Wang collection unveiled!

Wednesday 29th September

It's not often that we're speechless here at Wed towers! But our jaws have truly dropped with the recent unveiling of Vera Wang's incredible new bridal collection, which can now be found at Devon's own, Evolved Bridal.You might be as be . . .

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Art of Weddings Ultimate Wedding Show

Wednesday 29th September

The Royal Cornwall Events Centre will host the Art of Weddings Ultimate Wedding Show on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th October – and it’s quite simply a must for anyone in the throes of wedding planning. A diverse, talented and comp . . .

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Order the new Cornwall issue of Wed Magazine!

Wednesday 29th September

***The new Cornwall issue is available for order here***Whether you’re newly engaged and at the beginning of your planning journey, or are weeks away from your wedding with just the final touches to organise, issue 58 of the Cornwall . . .

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Lillian West event at Elaine Rawlings Bridal

Monday 20th September

Brides will have the opportunity to try on more dreamy, boho-inspired Lillian West wedding dresses at Elaine Rawlings Bridal Boutique in Truro than ever before this October. A bohemian designer renowned for sof . . .

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Devon's Premier Wedding Fair

Tuesday 7th September

Whether you're recently engaged and wondering where to start or putting the final flourishing touches of your wedding into place, the upcoming wedding fair at Exeter Racecourse will help you to begin or end your planning journey in inimitab . . .

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Behind the scenes of our Devon cover shoot

Tuesday 31st August

The new Devon issue has a cover shoot that brings together all the best things about the county. A secluded corner of the south coast makes a dream setting, while the craggy rocks and dramatic landscape is a perfect backdrop for the de . . .

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Order the new Devon issue!

Sunday 29th August

 ***The new Devon issue is available for order here***Our latest Devon issue is packed to the brim with heartwarming stories and beyond-beautiful inspiration.As venues opened their doors again and couples held their long-awaited w . . .

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Devon made lingerie from Bloomin' Sexy

Friday 27th August

Although the dress is the single most important item of W-day clothing, there’s a close runner (literally!): your lingerie. In order to look and feel your absolute best, the role of your underwear shouldn’t be underestimated. The layer . . .

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Gorgeous accessories from La Lune Alice

Friday 27th August

Don’t leave those final flourishes until the last minute, ladies. Instead, complete your bridal and bridal party’s outfits with something special – and maybe even custom-made – to suit the look of your day while also ensuring the be . . .

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Introducing The Ivory Lounge

Friday 27th August

A luxurious bridal experience awaits in the heart of Plymouth. From the sumptuous interiors to the finely crafted dresses gracing the rails, The Ivory Lounge offers wow-worthy style, attentive service and special moments to savour with your . . .

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Introducing Wild Luxury Devon

Friday 27th August

Seeking accommodation that bridges the gap between rustic adventure and luxe surroundings? The idyllic glamping pods at Wild Luxury Devon fit the bill perfectly. A new and exclusive luxury glamping site located in the heart of the South Ham . . .

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Introducing Glas Events

Friday 27th August

A hire business with heart, Stacey Gray of Glas Events pours her passion for sustainable and ethical sourcing into her collection of luxury and artisanal hire items, which are produced using only reclaimed materials, such as wood, brass, ir . . .

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Picture-postcard beauty at Harefield Barn

Friday 27th August

What could be dreamier than a wedding in Devon’s rural heart? Located just 10 minutes from Exeter yet a world away from the bustle of the city, Harefield Barn presents picture-postcard beauty at its most breathtaking. Nestled in the count . . .

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Introducing Tipi Spaces

Friday 27th August

Allowing you the freedom to celebrate your love in a perfectly ‘you’ setting,Tipi Spaces’ ivory white canvas Nordic tipis provide an enchanting blank canvasCrafted in Sweden by Tentipi, each tipi is designed to offer maximum durabilit . . .

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Vera Wang at Evolved Bridal

Tuesday 24th August

We are beyond excited to share the news that Vera Wang Bride is soon to find a home at none other than Devon's Evolved Bridal boutique! Due to land in November or December, the Barnstaple boutique will not only stock some of the hottest . . .

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Cornwall's Premier Wedding Showcase

Friday 6th August

Whatever stage of the planning process you find yourself in, the Art of Weddings is guaranteed to help. Their events are second-to-none when it comes to gathering the cream of the county's suppliers under one roof to offer ideas, offers and . . .

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Art of Weddings Fair

Tuesday 3rd August

Head to the Royal Cornwall Showground & Pavilion Centre on Sunday 15th August (11am-3pm) for Art of Wedding's planning spectacular, which promises to be an inspired and exciting day out for all.Expect live entertainment, top notch exhib . . .

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This Week in Wed World

Friday 23rd July

We're still not over the excitement of seeing your beautiful wedding days, and are delighting in the much-missed wonder of gorgeous pictures of smiling faces filling our inbox. The sun has certainly shone this week, with all our newly- . . .

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Art of Weddings fair at Sandy Park Stadium

Tuesday 20th July

Ramp up your planning schedule in style courtesy of Art of Wedding's latest anticipated event, which will take place at Sandy Park Stadium on Sunday 1st August (11am-3pm).If a heady dose of live entertainment, top notch exhibitors and a w . . .

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Bargain gowns at Pirouette!

Wednesday 14th July

Calling all brides in the market for a bargain! Pirouette is currently selling some jaw-dropping frocks that just happen to be discontinued, meaning that you can get your mitts on some spellbinding high fashion at a fraction of its usual pr . . .

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'Bohemian Dream' at Boconnion

Tuesday 13th July

Offering secluded romance and rural charm in equal measure, new wedding venue Boconnion is located in a picturesque valley in the heart of Cornwall. Its refurbished buildings – including a Georgian manor house, farmhouse, and reception ba . . .

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Introducing Evolved Bridal

Monday 5th July

It’s time to find your inner bridal goddess, and Barnstaple’s gorgeous boutique is just the place to begin your search. Situated on the north Devon coast, everything about Evolved is a thing of beauty. Step into its elegant interiors to . . .

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Small wedding venue Treseren wins more awards!

Friday 2nd July

Hot on the heels of winning Silver for Tourism Innovation and Gold for Wedding Venue of the Year in the Cornwall Tourism Awards, Cornish wedding venue Treseren has gone on to be crowned Wedding Venue of the Year in the South West Tourism Aw . . .

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New romantics at Elaine Rawlings Bridal Boutique

Friday 2nd July

Tucked away in the elegant climes of Truro’s Princes House, Elaine Rawlings Bridal Boutique is home to a handpicked collection of fresh-from-the-runway bridal wear from some of the biggest names in bridal fashion. US bridal designer . . .

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The latest Made With Love gowns at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Friday 2nd July

The latest dresses from coveted Australian bridal designer Made With Love have landed at St Ives Bridal Boutique – and what can we say? We’ve seriously fallen for these swoon-worthy designs, where figure-sculpting silhouettes meet sequi . . .

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Dresses of dreams at The Bridal Studio

Friday 2nd July

All brides deserve a memorable dress shopping experience, and The Bridal Studio in Helston is the perfect space to make those special memories. Upon entering, you’ll be greeted by the attentive team, sumptuous surrounds and fresh-from-the . . .

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Introducing CherryTop Weddings

Friday 2nd July

Ensure your wedding atmosphere doesn’t fall flat by organising top-notch entertainment guaranteed to give your guests plenty to talk about on the day – and long afterwards! Family entertainment specialists Treasure Trails has launched a . . .

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New wedding space at The Rockpool

Friday 2nd July

If the words ‘boutique’ and ‘beachside’ match your description of a dream wedding, The Rockpool looks set to make your vision beautifully manifest. Licensed for wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships while presenting a sublime se . . .

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Trenderway's new exclusive wedding packages

Friday 2nd July

The charms of a Trenderway wedding are boundless, extending from the stunning listed farmhouse, restored Cornish stone barns and five-star AA award-winning accommodation to the secluded garden, spring fed lake, rolling meadows and pretty co . . .

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Art of Weddings Show

Tuesday 29th June

Prepare for a day of planning in spectacular style at the Royal Cornwall Showground & Pavilion Centre (Sunday 11th July11am-3pm), when Art of Weddings will be hosting one of their not-to-be-missed shows.Expect a heady mix of live entert . . .

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Win an Inlight Organic Affinity Facial!

Friday 25th June

A deeply relaxing and nourishing facial is the perfect pampering for a bride-to-be. We’ve teamed up with Cornish therapist Rachel Lorente of Women’s Balance to offer one lucky nearly-wed an Inlight Organic Affinity Facial. Worth £70, t . . .

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Introducing the new Cornwall issue of Wed Magazine!

Tuesday 22nd June

We are so pleased to announce our latest Cornwall issue is now available for pre-order! As we put our finishing touches to issue 57, the government was announcing that weddings with more than 30 guests can now go ahead. With other rest . . .

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Wed's Hip List

Friday 11th June

ZERO HEROIt’s so easy to get caught up in the dizzying options for artisan cocktails, craft beers and post-ceremony fizz – and overlook the drinks selection for your non-drinking guests. Step forward Pentire Adrift, a botanical non-alco . . .

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This Week in Wed World

Friday 4th June

I’m not going to lie – I found compiling this instalment of ‘This Week in Wed World’ pretty emotional. We’ve been running Wed for 15 years and – although I’ve never taken it for granted that I get to call gazing at wedding gal . . .

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Olivia Rose At Kate Walker Bridal

Thursday 3rd June

Kate Walker Bridal has taken stock of the latest collection from British label Olivia Rose Bridal – and the designs couldn’t be more gorgeous!  Designed and handmade in Devon, Olivia Rose is renowned for its soft feminine shap . . .

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The Lucky Sixpence X Ness Bridal

Thursday 3rd June

From glam vintage jewels and boho-inspired headdresses to contemporary and alternative pieces, Devon-based Janie Wolverson of The Lucky Sixpence can turn her hand to all styles to create a stunning and so-you finishing touch for your big da . . .

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Pretty Smithy Bridal

Thursday 3rd June

Prepare for a dreamy choice of dresses ranging from pared-back pretty to vintage-inspired frocks and fairytale-esque gowns at Pretty Smithy Bridal. Situated in the heart of Paignton, the boutique is a treasure trove of wedding dresses from . . .

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Bride Calm from Wynnie Tam Tam

Thursday 3rd June

After enduring the stress of postponing her wedding in 2020 and failing to find the perfect candle to help her unwind, real bride Wynne decided to create her own – and luxury candle brand Wynnie Tam Tam is the heavenly result. Her first c . . .

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Introducing Nola London

Thursday 3rd June

Hot new bridesmaid label alert! Nola London is a sustainable and seriously stylish collection created by best friends Sophia and Abi, who have combined their eye for design, values, and vast fashion industry experience to create chic design . . .

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New collections at Pirouette

Thursday 3rd June

Located in The House That Moved, a 16th century building in Exeter’s historical West Quarter, Pirouette is packed with atmosphere and beautiful bridal gowns. The quirky setting, its three floors dripping in bridal finery, lends itself to . . .

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The Wedding Collections At Coombe Trenchard

Thursday 3rd June

Nestled on the fringes of Dartmoor in west Devon, Coombe Trenchard is a sanctuary of natural beauty and timeless elegance. Stirringly beautiful spaces can be found throughout the Arts and Crafts country house estate, from the restored Edwar . . .

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The romance of Haldon Belvedere

Thursday 3rd June

Perched high on Haldon Hill, just six miles from Exeter, you’ll find the breathtaking venue of Haldon Belvedere. Built in 1788 at the height of the Romantic period, the iconic landmark boasts the fairytale factor in abundance, its strikin . . .

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Latest developments at Brickhouse Vineyard

Thursday 3rd June

A Grade II listed house in a picture-perfect setting, Brickhouse Vineyard in the south Devon hills had already stolen our hearts. Set amongst 20 acres of fields and woodland, including vines that produce around 3,000 bottles of wine each ye . . .

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Introducing Peter Prior Photography

Thursday 3rd June

Your wedding photography is priceless, so give it the consideration it deserves by enlisting the professional services of someone as passionate about it as you are. A multi-award-winning and highly experienced photographer, Peter Prior focu . . .

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Intimate, charm-packed weddings at St Nicholas Priory

Thursday 3rd June

The red brick walls of St Nicholas Priory, Exeter’s oldest building, are a striking sight in the heart of the city. Step inside the 900-year-old medieval priory turned Tudor home and prepare to be immersed in a captivating sense of histor . . .

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Romance and flexibility at Powderham Castle

Thursday 27th May

The setting of many love stories during its 600-year history, Powderham Castle specialises in unfeasibly romantic weddings, combining historic charm and stirring rural beauty with a wholly bespoke approach. Situated near Exeter, the exclusi . . .

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Get your tickets for Not Your Average Wedding Show!

Thursday 27th May

If you’re looking for a wedding planning event packed with fun, creativity, inspiration and interactive features, then make a date to attend Not Your Average Wedding Show. This unmissable event is being held on Sunday 24th October (10am-4 . . .

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This Week in Wed World

Thursday 27th May

It's back! We can't tell you how good it feels to be back with 'This Week in Wed World', sharing beautiful, joy-filled images of recent weddings across the south-west from some of the region's talented photographers. We're looking forw . . .

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Introducing the new Devon issue of Wed Magazine!

Tuesday 25th May

Here it is - our latest Devon issue of Wed Magazine! Covid restrictions were relaxing across the country as we put our finishing touches to this pretty-packed feast of wedding inspiration, and we hope our pages reflect the new sense of hope . . .

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Art of Weddings fair at Launceston Town Hall

Tuesday 18th May

Get planning in style courtesy of Art of Wedding's wedding fair at Launceston Town Hall on Sunday 13th June (11am-3pm), where a vast assortment of accredited suppliers will be in attendance to help you plan your day to perfection.Speciali . . .

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Art of Weddings fair at Exeter Racecourse

Tuesday 18th May

Exeter Racecourse is the venue for Art of Wedding’s not-to-be-missed planning event on Sunday 6th June (11am-3pm), where couples will find a heady host of highly recommended suppliers from across the southwest during a friendly and fu . . .

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Made With Love trunk show at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Saturday 8th May

Calling all brides - The Original Made With Love Trunk Show looks set to round off the summer in spectacular style with an exclusive dress shopping event at St Ives Bridal Boutique like no other from 6th - 19th September, where the cove . . .

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Wilderly Bride trunk show at The Bridal Studio

Thursday 6th May

If someone asks you what you're doing during the first weekend of June, then the answer is this: lavishing in the new designer collection by Wilderly Bride at The Bridal Studio in Helston.On 4th and 5th June, the bridal boutique will be sho . . .

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Mothers' names to be added to marriage certificates

Wednesday 5th May

Change is afoot in wedding world, and a new development signifying the shift in modern matrimony is the fact that mothers' names are now officially to be added to marriage certificates. Correcting what the government have called an "arc . . .

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Big awards for small wedding venue Treseren

Tuesday 27th April

Hot on the heels of winning Silver for Tourism Innovation and Gold for Wedding Venue of the Year in the Cornwall Tourism Awards, Cornish wedding venue Treseren has just been crowned the Wedding Venue of the Year in the South West Tourism Aw . . .

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Huge spring sale at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Tuesday 20th April

Attention all budding brides! St Ives Bridal Boutique's latest sale is one of the season's not-to-be-missed events, so make sure you visit their dedicated Instagram page to discover exactly how you could save up to 70% off some seriosul . . .

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Made With Love 'petite & plus' trunk show at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Thursday 8th April

If you're struggling to find that perfect fit, then St Ives Bridal Boutique's brilliant 'petite & plus' trunk show may just present a gown that fits like a glove and looks like a dream during their much-anticipated Made With Love ev . . .

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Anna Kara designer weekend at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Thursday 8th April

Spring has sprung and with it - the chance to go wedding dress shopping inside a bone fide bridal boutique and to take advantage of the season's latest array of events and offers, including at St Ives Bridal Boutique whose Anna Kara Des . . .

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Late availability summer 2021 wedding at The Oak Barn

Tuesday 6th April

A prime weekend for a summer wedding has become available at gorgeous rustic wedding venue The Oak Barn. The weekend including Saturday 3rd July 2021 is not only a summer date, it's also two weeks after further restrictions are hopefully re . . .

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Introducing St Nicholas Priory

Friday 26th March

ST NICHOLAS PRIORYGet wed in Exeter’s oldest building for a palpable sense of history and romance at the wonder that is, St Nicholas Priory. At over 900 years old, the glorious medieval-priory-turned-Tudor-home presents couples with a cap . . .

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Abella has landed at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Thursday 25th March

With its postcard panoramas and cool coastal culture, visiting the seaside town of St Ives is like being transported elsewhere. Step into St Ives Bridal Boutique, where an emporium of gorgeous gowns awaits, and your dreamy day out will be c . . .

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Gorgeous gowns at Coastal Bridal

Thursday 25th March

Exclusive dress appointments, a collection of fresh-from-a-fairytale dresses and a picturesque south Cornwall location make for a shopping experience to remember at Coastal Bridal. Situated in the pretty fishing village of Mevagissey, the b . . .

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Green is the new white at Bliss Bridal Gowns

Thursday 25th March

The wonderful moment of finding and purchasing your dream dress now comes with a positive step for the planet thanks to a new earth-friendly initiative at Bliss Bridal Gowns in Newquay. Teaming up with Fields to Forest Foundation, a communi . . .

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Emily Nixon's ocean-inspired treasures

Thursday 25th March

Taking the Cornish landscape as muse, Emily Nixon’s mesmerising designs evoke a sense of place and personality to truly eye-catching effect. “I love the fabric-like twists and folds of seaweed, the diversity in the contours of pebbles, . . .

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Autumn/winter 2021 availability at Boconnion

Thursday 25th March

Not keen on waiting to say, ‘I do’? New Cornish wedding venue Boconnion has some dates available for September, October and November 2021 for couples dreaming of a dream wedding in a secluded and scenic corner of the Cornish countryside . . .

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Introducing Hustyns Resort Cornwall

Thursday 25th March

Dreaming of a Cornish country wedding celebration? If the rural locale of Hustyns Resort Cornwall in St Breock Downs near Wadebridge doesn’t pique your interest, then perhaps their country club style hotel complete with top-notch leisure . . .

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Vintage diamonds at Justin Duance

Thursday 25th March

Jewellery designer-maker Justin Duance has launched a vintage diamond collection – made with diamonds cut by hand hundreds of years ago that have been salvaged from unwanted jewellery and still twinkle with a timeless beauty today.  . . .

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Small and Special at Boconnoc

Thursday 25th March

One of Cornwall’s most coveted venues, Boconnoc has launched its intimate wedding packages for celebrations of up to 30 guests. Situated in the heart of the Cornish countryside near Lostwithiel, the enchanting venue is set amidst acres of . . .

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Introducing St Nectan's Glen

Thursday 25th March

Seeking a bona fide back-to-nature vibe for your wedding day? Then prepare to be spellbound by St Nectan’s Glen. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a tucked-away valley close to Cornwall’s north coast, St Nectan’s Glen pr . . .

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Order the new Cornwall issue!

Tuesday 23rd March

*Order the magazine online here, or purchase a year's subscription for £18 here*The new Cornwall issue of Wed Magazine has landed, and is available for pre-order! We're writing this one year to the day of England going into . . .

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Introducing Lynton Wedding Venue

Saturday 20th March

Situated where Exmoor greets the sea, Lynton Wedding Venue combines the magic of rural Devon with its soul-stirring seascapes for a backdrop that whispers pure romance.Licensed for civil ceremonies, the beautiful Grade II-listed building&nb . . .

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Marry in the heart of Cornwall's mining landscape

Friday 19th March

Surrounded by 19 acres of landscaped park and gardens with one of the county’s most iconic buildings as its atmospheric backdrop, Heartlands presents an historic and impressive canvas for a wedding celebration. Located at Pool, in th . . .

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Gold and silver Cornish Tourism Awards for Treseren

Wednesday 17th March

Delighted to announce their latest news, Cornish wedding venue Treseren has picked up two new accolades at the Cornwall Tourism Awards: Silver for Tourism Innovation and Gold for Wedding Venue of the Year.Facing tough competition, the venue . . .

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Wedding open day at Badgers Holt

Wednesday 17th March

Calling all engaged couples! Brand new Devon wedding venue, Badgers Holt is opening its doors for couples to come and peruse this enchanting place in the heart of Dartmoor's romantically rural locale.Their wedding open day on Sunday 16th Ma . . .

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Charlie Brear trunk show at Lovely

Wednesday 10th March

Diaries at the ready! One date you'll definitely not want to miss is the 24th and 25th April when Lovely Bridal in Honiton will be staging the Charlie Brear trunk show, giving you the chance to lavish in the luxury British label's lates . . .

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Personalised extras and House of St Patrick trunk show at Bridal Gossip

Thursday 4th March

It's all go at Bridal Gossip in Wadebridge. Not only has the beautiful boutique received a stunning revamp during lockdown, but is introducing new products and services to boot!First off, let's start with their fabulous hand-painted den . . .

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Special 2021 late availability offer at Pengenna Manor

Tuesday 2nd March

If you're dreaming of a big summer wedding at one of Cornwall's most spectacular rural venues, then you'll find Pengenna Manor's latest offer utterly irresistible. Due to postponement, they have two peak weekend summer season dates availabl . . .

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Visit the Justin Duance workshop

Thursday 25th February

Whether you're seeking a stunning engagement or wedding ring, piece of jewellery to present your beloved as a wedding day gift, a beautifully bespoke item of jewellery to complete your bridal ensemble or something gorgeous to give to your b . . .

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Summer of Love at Exeter Golf & Country Club

Thursday 25th February

Now that weddings have been given the green light from 21st June onwards, take advantage of Exeter Golf & Country Club's inviting 'Summer of Love Wedding Offer' by booking your wedding by 31st March to save £20 per person when you get . . .

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Whirlwind wedding package at Millbrook Estate & Tree Top Escape

Tuesday 23rd February

Looking to get married quickly? Romantically? Live In Devon? Then look no further than the utterly sublime venues of Millbrook Cottages & Estate and Tree Top Escape, which have just launched a last-minute wedding package that pays c . . .

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Government announcement for 2021 weddings

Tuesday 23rd February

On 22nd February 2021, the Prime Minister laid out a roadmap for the end of lockdown, which included easing restrictions on weddings. Here's what we know so far about what 2021 weddings could look like in England.As things currently stand, . . .

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Beautiful bakes by Porsham Cakes

Friday 19th February

Give your guests something to talk about – as well as mouthfuls of deliciously moreish flavour – with one of Porsham Cakes’ beautiful bakes. Creating lip-smacking and award-winning cakes and brownies from her kitchen in Plymouth, owne . . .

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Dried flower wedding packages from Emma Hewlett Floral Design

Friday 19th February

The flowers you choose for your wedding set the tone for the whole day. Specialising in creating beautiful bespoke floral arrangements, Emma Hewlett works with seasonal flowers to perfectly complement your style, whether you’re seeking pa . . .

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New cocktail menu at Coombe Trenchard

Friday 19th February

Beautiful weddings deserve the most beautiful details, and that really should include a beautiful drinks menu too, to toast that post-ceremony moment of delight, or for a late-night cocktail hour as the sun sets on the day. Sarah Marsh from . . .

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Introducing Styled Micro Weddings

Friday 19th February

Planning a small wedding? It doesn’t mean you can’t go big on style. Amidst the growing demand for weddings on a micro scale, three of the south-west’s leading industry specialists have joined forces to offer a brilliant new service: . . .

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Not Your Average Virtual Wedding Fair

Friday 19th February

Are you missing going to wedding fairs? The talented team behind Not Your Average Wedding Fair is shaking things up with their first online virtual showcase on Sunday 11th April, bringing you all the suppliers and options of a wedding fair, . . .

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Order the new Devon issue of Wed Magazine!

Tuesday 16th February

*Order the magazine online here, or purchase a year's subscription for £18 here*The new Devon issue of Wed Magazine has landed - and it's packed with gorgeous ideas, planning tips, swoon-worthy real weddings and a whole lotta love!You . . .

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Weddings at Heartlands

Thursday 11th February

If the lure of some ‘cultural candy’ at the gateway to Cornwall’s World Heritage Site Mining landscape sounds like your type of wedding location, then Heartlands presents the perfectly historic backdrop. Situated amongst 19 acres of l . . .

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Sample sale at The Ivory Secret

Monday 8th February

Tucked away on Crediton’s high street, you’ll find The Ivory Secret: the home of a beautifully crafted collection of dresses handpicked by owner Eleanor Rafferty for brides seeking ethereal, elegant gowns with a cutting-edge twist.Some . . .

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A new dawn at Kate Walker Bridal

Monday 8th February

An exciting new chapter is dawning at Kate Walker Bridal. Having earned a stellar reputation for her immaculate dresses and excellent service over the past ten years at her Honiton boutique, talented designer Kate Walker is looking forward . . .

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Win pampering facial oils from Inlight

Tuesday 2nd February

Cornish luxury skincare brand, Inlight, has launched a brand new men's range, so both you and your fiancé can feel as utterly spoilt as each other. To celebrate the new range, we've teamed up to offer Wed Magazine readers the chance to win . . .

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Fabulous photography by Freeformimages

Monday 1st February

With 'natural, creative and emotive' keynotes, Freeformimages Photography shoots a wedding album that's everything it should be while capturing one of the biggest days of your life.Covering the entire southwest, Laura is devoted to creating . . .

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Introducing Rock Farm Weddings

Thursday 28th January

Stunning countryside, rolling farmland and a cluster of beautiful buildings and outdoor spaces made for intimate weddings - welcome to Rock Farm Weddings.The gorgeous venue is nestled amongst some of East Devon's most sublime rural surround . . .

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Introducing Toni Gogola bridal hair

Tuesday 26th January

Your locks can make or break your bridal look, so give them the attention they crave courtesy of a hair stylist supremo such as Toni Gogola.Based in south Devon, Toni's bespoke mobile service is available throughout Devon and Cornwall, ensu . . .

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New small wedding packages at Fowey Hall

Friday 22nd January

If you fancy getting wed by the water and are planning an intimate or elopement celebration, then Fowey Hall's brand new packages were made for you.Staking sea-gazing claim in one of Cornwall's most lust-worthy locales, Fowey Hall combines . . .

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Top planning tips for a micro wedding

Wednesday 20th January

Sudden change of plan? If you've burning questions on how to switch your plans to a micro wedding, Boconnoc's trio of experts are here to help.And if you're seeking somewhere incredibly special to tie the knot with a reduced guest list, the . . .

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Professional tips from Boconnoc on planning a micro wedding

Wednesday 20th January

Whether you've always wanted a more intimate celebration or have been forced to redesign your day because of Covid - fret not - for planning a micro wedding in the middle of a pandemic can be a strangely exciting process, as our expert indu . . .

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How to choose a wedding ring from home

Tuesday 19th January

Looking for the perfect ring? With weddings a little unpredictable at the moment, wedding rings are one of the elements that have some certainty, so it's the ideal time to look at inspiration or planning for your wedding jewellery. Cornish . . .

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Jesus Peiro Trunk Show at Lovely Bridal

Tuesday 19th January

For brides seeking an exclusive showcase of one of wedding world's most lust-have labels, Lovely Bridal's Jesus Peiro trunk show on 12th and 13th March promises to be the hottest ticket in town.From clean, ultra elegant lines with haute cou . . .

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Brilliant new virtual tours and website for Lower Barns

Saturday 16th January

Welcome to Lower Barns' beautiful new look website, which showcases the brilliantly characterful intimate wedding venue to enchanting effect. The award-winning boutique bolthole is located in the scenic heart of Cornwall's countryside ne . . .

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Subscribe to Wed Magazine!

Friday 8th January

Planning your wedding? Looking for a present for a friend who’s just got engaged? Love the idea of your favourite wedding magazine arriving at your door? With our magazine subscriptions, you can ensure you don’t miss an issue of Wed Mag . . .

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The height of cool headwear

Sunday 3rd January

You heard it here – a personalised fedora is the latest must-have bridal accessory. And how stunning are these beauties by Rebecca Anne Designs? Known for her exquisite embroidered veils, the Somerset-based designer has turned her hand to . . .

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New same-day collection service at St Ives Bridal Boutique

Saturday 2nd January

Marrying its seaside location with some of wedding world’s most lusted-after labels, St Ives Bridal Boutique is a must-visit for brides-to-be. Home to designers such as Made With Love, Emmy Mae, Willowby by Watters, Rosa Clara, Rembo Styl . . .

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Beautiful new collections arrive at Bliss Bridal Gowns

Friday 1st January

Situated in Nanseldan, Newquay, Bliss Bridal Gowns’ luxurious collection of bridal gowns is rivalled only by the boutique’s reputation for warm, attentive and brilliantly personal service. And now the latest lust-worthy collections from . . .

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