Images by Fotogenic of Scotland.
The Lodge on Loch Goil is an amazing 5 star exclusive use venue on the shores of a sea loch in the Scottish Highlands. Sitting peacefully in the natural beauty of its backdrop, the breath-taking views are incredible and it’s this location that stole the hearts of Chris & Allan.
It was a black tie affair for this super stylish couple and it only seems fitting they chose Scotland’s most stylish hotel.
Come and take a wee peek…
Notes from the Groom
I grew up in Clydebank and Chris grew up on a farm in Dumfries and Galloway. We both live in Bearsden together now and work in Glasgow as lawyers. I have a daughter (Emma) who is 14 and lives very close to us in Bearsden. Both Chris and I really love life; we both enjoy our careers and use our holidays very well. We are very compatible when it comes to our mutual love of travel!
We both work at the same firm, but strangely rather than meeting through work (we worked in different offices back then), we met at a club after a work event by accident. We clicked immediately.
When it came to the wedding venue, we saw many different places, big and small. The Lodge on Loch Goil was in fact the last venue we visited but we both fell in love with it immediately. We could picture our wedding there and knew it would be special for our guests as well. Also – we had been thinking about our ideal date for the wedding (not that we were inflexible on the date), and none of the other venues were able to accommodate our ideal date, but The Lodge only had that one date remaining. It was like it was meant to be!
Magical is a good description of The Lodge. The setting is very tranquil, and extremely beautiful. There is a high quality to the venue and their service, but it comes with a level of flexibility and adaptability that means you can still maintain a very personal theme to your wedding. The ability to stay for the whole weekend with your main wedding party, and have time to catch-up and relax with them makes all the difference. Likewise, the exclusive use aspect means that you feel you have a beautiful house to welcome your guests into for the day itself – by which time it feels a bit like home! Very comfortable, relaxing, but with a high quality execution that we loved. Perfect for us.
Images by www.weddingsbynicolaandglen.com
I have total wedding envy…
The simple colour palette, the glittering shoes and silky mermaid gown, the stunning stationery and of course the sophisticated surroundings of Morden Hall.
Come and join Jackie & Colin for their beautiful big day, perfectly captured by www.weddingsbynicolaandglen.com.
Notes from the Bride
I found my dream dress at Pronovias at their flagship store in London. The dress is called Celmira, and it’s from their Atelier range. Celmira is a satin, mermaid-style gown with subtle lace appliqués on the sides of the skirt and embellished with gemstone embroidery on the train. It wasn’t the easiest dress to get into, and relied on streams of double-sided tape and bit of wizardry from my maid-of-honour to keep it in place, but once it was on it felt like a dream!
Images by The Kitcheners.
I saw one image, just one simple image from this wedding and I knew I had to share it.
Sally & David chose to hold an intimate wedding at the utterly gorgeous Clovelly Village in North Devon. You’ll be seeing a little more of this magical location over the coming weeks as it was my chosen spot for our latest shoot, so I can absolutely vouch for it’s breathtaking beauty.
To reflect this super romantic wedding, we’re keeping everything simple and allowing the stunning photography by The Kitcheners to tell the story…
Notes from the Bride & Groom
Images by Liberty Pearl Photography.
I hear from brides-to-be searching for their venue on a daily basis and it’s always an honour to try to set those couples on the right path, so they can ultimately start to figure out which venue is right for them. Sometimes I’m super lucky and get to hear from the bride once that choice has been made! There’s usually squeals of excitement and I do a happy dance.
Jen was one such bride… A ‘Coco’ bride.
A DIY wedding day focused on the importance of family, friends and a good ol’ celebration, Jen & Paul left the traditions behind. Their desire for simplicity and their love of the outdoors lead them straight to The Green in Cornwall.
The venue has been perfectly captured by Amber from Liberty Pearl Photography, so if you’re yet to discover this gem then come and take a little look…
Notes from the Bride
We are both pretty laid-back, and love festivals, being outdoors, and having fun with all our mates, so The Green was a no-brainer as it ticked every box! It offered everything we wanted on one site – outside and inside, hills, a lake, a barn, wooden function room, marquee, quaint cottages and a big party house – and all exclusively ours for the weekend.
Thanks to Coco Wedding Venues, it was easy to compare to similar venues and make our decision. It was important to us to make a weekend of it, as it only comes around (hopefully) once a lifetime!
Images by VLA Photography.
I have total wedding envy…
Not only did bride Jen marry at one of my favourite venues and have the fabulous VLA Photography to capture it all, but she also chose to wear one of the dresses that’s on my “if I were to do it all again…” list. So whilst this has been an absolute pleasure to write up, I must admit to the green eyed monster most definitely peeking over my shoulder!
A self-professed perfectionist Jen had a vision and pulled it altogether beautifully. So sit back and enjoy folks, there’s lots to be inspired by including some very wise words from our beautiful bride!
Notes from the Bride
We chose Millbridge Court for a number of reasons – the location was perfect, just down the road from where my parents got married, and also where we got engaged! But primarily because the venue itself was absolutely stunning! We loved the decor in the front room – it’s everything I want my house to look like! But, we also liked the ‘flow’ of the venue; with two rooms it means you don’t have to worry about ushering guests around to move tables to make way for the evening do. We also loved the ‘outdoors in’ feel with the enormous glass windows. I am a photographer and I just KNEW that all that natural light would make for the most wonderful photos (I was right!).
My dress from was The Mews in Clifton in Bristol (where we live). I looked in a few places, but I just loved all the french designers at The Mews and kept coming back to this one designer – Rime Arodaky – and ultimately went for one of her dresses. I love the fact that it was quite an unusual shape, and I’d never seen a dress quite like it before, and I loved the low back. My mum and best girls fell in love with it so I knew I’d found the right one when I saw their faces!