Wedding Venues, New Friends & Press Highlights

Written by Emma Hla
July was great.

Busy, but great.

It was a month of learning, meeting new people and making waves.

It was also the month I published a whopping 18 new wedding venues – all handpicked and carefully curated. Our newest additions to the Coco Collection are listed below for your viewing pleasure, as well as some of my other loves from the month of July…

Enjoy folks…

coco loved

  • Eating tapas and drinking red wine with the boy on a sunny, bustling Sydney Street.
  • Learning new things, meeting new people and being inspired by a bunch of awesome ladies.
  • Staying at the Ace Hotel.
  • Our first styled shoot on Rock My Wedding.
  • Being nominated for Best Designed Blog at this years Wedding Magazine Blog Awards 2014!
  • The beautiful styling by The Papergirls for Paperfest.
  • Thunderstorms.
  • Seeing my fave girl try on her wedding dress for the first time.
  • Too many cocktails with Katrina.

press highlights


Left: Image by Rebecca Goddard Photography. Middle: Image by McKinley-Rodgers. Right: Image by Anushé Low.

coco collection


Image by Rhys Parker at Caswell House.

Check out our newest editions to the Coco Wedding Venues directory this month!


  • Home House – Intimate, glamorous, grown-up: Home House is everything a London wedding venue should be. It’s also incredibly convenient, located just moments from Hyde Park and Oxford Street.
  • Icetank – Strikingly different, the all-white Icetank offers the perfect blank-canvas for those seeking a truly unique wedding reception venue in central London.
  • Eight Members Club – Located in the City of London, Eight Moorgate is a stunning rooftop club with two floors of terraces providing you with an unrivaled venue to create the perfect bespoke wedding.
  • Devonshire Terrace – Devonshire Terrace, in Devonshire Square, offers a unique surrounding in the heart of the City to create the ideal venue for your wedding.

South East…

  • Chippenham park – Chippenham Park is a privately owned Grade I listed House surrounded by 300 acres of Cambridgshire parkland.
  • Dunsborough Park -The romantic gardens and grounds at Dunsborough Park offer the ideal setting for the traditional English event. The house is nestled in the heart of Surrey and set in one hundred acres of parkland.
  • Caswell House – An exclusive Oxfordshire Cotswold barn wedding venue offering a stylish and romantic setting for your special day. Caswell House Barns have been designed to reflect their original features, character and beauty.
  • Noble House – Firmly established as West Hove’s favourite neighbourhood pub, this is the perfect venue for the couple wanting a relaxed city vibe with a modern vintage twist.
  • Caribou Rooms – Just five minutes walk from the centre of the cool metropolis, Brighton. With the beach front just moments away this venue combines city and coastal with a whole heap of vintage vibes.
  • Angel House – An exclusive beautiful Grade I listed Regency Town House situated on the Brighton and Hove seafront opposite the iconic Angel Peace statue.

South West…

  • Old Down Manor – Nestled in the Gloucestershire countryside, Old Down Manor is set within the most stunning gardens and parkland, 66 acres to be precise!
  • Brympton House – The house is set in 33 acres of stunning parkland with a magnificent lake that perfectly mirrors the South Front – a stunning backdrop for your very special day.
  • Event Space at Paintworks – Paintworks Event Space is a large, versatile, blank canvas space with an industrial edge, in the heart of Bristol.
  • Bovey Castle – Situated in the beatiful Dartmoor National Park, in the heart of Devon, Bovey Castle is history, excitement, glamour, adventure and the perfect retreat.


  • Maidens Barn – Set in the rural heart of Essex, Maidens Barn has been lovingly restored to create a stunning and versatile wedding venue, for memorable celebrations all year round.

North West…

  • The Place -The Place is ideally situated in central Manchester. The original features of this Victorian warehouse capture the imagination and make for a truly beautiful City wedding.

Yorkshire & Humberside…

  • Ox Pasture Hall – Ox Pasture Hall is a chic Country House hotel, located in the North York Moors National Park and only 2 miles from Scarborough.
  • Weddings at Natural Retreats Yorkshire Dales – Natural Retreats offer a fantastic ceremony and reception venue in the Yorkshire Dales, with versatile outdoor space, on-site luxury accommodation and a personal wedding planner – all in one place. 

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Left: Image by Katherine Ashdown Photography. Middle: Image by Andrew Scott Studio via Style Me Pretty. Right: Image by Tina Fussell via 100 Layer Cakelet.

Read my fave picks from July’s features…

Lots of love…

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