Ria & David’s Swanton Morley Wedding

Written by Emma Hla

When the bride-to-be is an interior designer, you know that her wedding is going to be super stylish… Well Ria and David’s wedding certainly didn’t disappoint and we were delighted to see they hosted their wedding reception at the gorgeous Swanton Morley House & Gardens last September.

If you’ve not yet met this wedding venue the you simply must take a look; Swanton Morley House is located in the heart of the Norfolk countryside and the venue itself is set within 10 acres of beautiful gardens, woodland and meadow.

Ria and David chose Jason Mark Harris Wedding Photography to capture their special day and we’re so pleased to spot some our fave suppliers including The Little Lending Co. and Hélène Millot amongst the talented team.

Notes from the Venue


Ria started her day with her bridal party at the very chic St Giles Boutique Bed & Breakfast in Norwich and we absolutely love the image showing the moment Ria’s Dad first saw his daughter in her elegant lace wedding gown.

Ria and David’s wedding ceremony was held at St Margaret’s Church in Old Catton, Norwich and whilst the skies were cloudy everybody was delighted that the rain held off so that the guests could still enjoy some confetti throwing at the end of the service.

The rain did eventually start upon David and Ria’s arrival at Swanton Morley House & Gardens but this did not deter them from getting some lovely shots on our tree lined drive and in the woodland whilst guests enjoyed drinks and canapés

Ria and David chose peach, pink and blush hues with copper and lace details for their florals and décor. Our courtyard marquee looked gorgeous with long vintage tables dressed with lace runners, foliage garlands, candles and elegant glassware. Ria and David also added lots of lovely details, which included a vintage help yourself drinks station and beautiful hand-made scented candles which were given as wedding favours.

Everybody enjoyed a delicious wedding breakfast provided by Florentina, followed by some great speeches. And although the skies stubbornly remained grey and moody, this didn’t deter our couple or their photographers from capturing some memorable images of their happy day.

Later, guests enjoyed the wedding cake and freshly made pizza’s which were made to order and cooked in a pizza oven. Ria and David had also been lucky enough to “win” their wedding bar by being the 100th wedding bar of the year for East Coast Bars and therefore, their guests got to enjoy complimentary drinks all evening whilst dancing the night away!

David and Ria’s day was filled with love and laughter (and uber amounts of style!) and we wish them both every future happiness for their married life together.


Venue Swanton Morley House & Gardens | Photography Jason Mark Harris Wedding PhotographyFlorals Crown House Flowers | Catering & Pizza Oven Florentina | Bar East Coast Bars | Table & Chair Hire Anthology Vintage HireGlassware Hélène MillotStyling Props The Little Lending Co.

Lots of love…

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