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Wedding Ideas

© Megan Wilson Photography

Summer Love At Bassmead Manor Barns

Emma and Steve celebrated their July wedding with rustic style.


Just the Place

Emma and Steve fell in love with Bassmead Manor Barns the moment they drove up the driveway. ‘We really wanted to get married in a barn, and the Rickety Barn was simply stunning.’ explains Emma.


Emma and Steve' real life wedding at Bassmead Manor Barns © Megan Wilson Photography

“It was exactly the romantic setting we had pictured ourselves marrying in and the surrounding woodland and fields provided a beautiful setting for some amazing photographs.”

The bride and groom make the most of the woodlands at Bassmead Manor Barns on their wedding day © Megan Wilson Photography

Theme Of The Day

Choosing a ‘country chic’ style, the wedding colours were cream and dusky pink. Décor was simple in the Rickety Barn for the ceremony with small buckets of flowers lining the aisle that could later be used around the table plan and some jugs of flowers at the front of the barn. When it came to the reception, larger buckets of flowers made pretty centrepieces and bunting adorned the barn.

And the Bride Wore…

Emma wore a striking lace fit and flare dress by Justin Alexander with a sparkly layer underneath. ‘I loved it!’ she smiles. Her shoes were from Rachel Simpson. The five beautiful bridesmaids wore Vintage Rose while the flower girl was in a pretty ivory dress.

The Wedding Breakfast and Evening Celebrations

The party started with a fabulous drink’s reception. Pimm’s and Mojitos were served alongside delicious canapés including crispy squid and mini beef burgers. When it came to the wedding breakfast, guests were treated to ham hock followed by roast pork with all the trimmings. And for dessert… a trio of lemon tart, vanilla cheesecake and vanilla shortbread with clotted cream and raspberries.

Emma and Steve had their heart set on a live band for the evening party and danced their first dance to ‘Turning Pages’ by Sleeping at Last. Guests danced the night away in the contemporary Bridge Barn after a wonderful wedding day.

A Thought from Emma

“My stand out moment was walking through the doors of the Rickety Barn and realising that everything we’d been planning had come together. I could see how beautiful it all looked and Steve’s beaming smile at the end of the aisle.”

For more summer inspiration from this enchanting wedding venue in Cambridgeshire, take a look at Jenny and Phil’s Vintage Summer Wedding. You won’t regret it!

Emma and Steve' real life wedding at Bassmead Manor Barns

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