Real weddings and wedding ideas

See how other local couples celebrated their big day with wedding stories and ideas from Your Bristol and Somerset Wedding Real Weddings features.

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La dolce vita

La dolce vita

Taking inspiration from Dolce & Gabbana and the films of Wes Anderson, Charlotte and Mark planned the most epic wedding at Arnos Vale Cemetery. We can't get enough of this gorgeous wedding – you had us at Dolce & Gabanna! The awesome Mark and Charlotte pulled in influences from all of their favourite things to create a day that truly reflected them.... read more

Enchanted forest

Enchanted forest

Nikki and Rich's day was brimming with whimsical touches. Nikki and Richard have always felt at home together. "We chatted after matching on a dating website," Nikki says. "We had so much in common that we felt like we knew each other even before our first date." There was never a dull moment between them – so it was no surprise that Rich was soon thinking about popping the question.... read more

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

Georgie and Matt planned a perfectly personal celebration. After meeting at university, Georgie and Matt were friends for a year before sparks started to fly. Georgie tells us, "The more time we spent together, the more we realised we had the same values, morals and sense of humour." It was when her best friend told Matt on a night out that Georgie had feelings for him that their relationship turned into something more.... read more

Storybook love

Storybook love

Arnos Vale provided a fabulous backdrop for Georgina and Arthur's big day. Georgina and Arthur's relationship didn't start out like a fairytale. "We met 12 years ago at work," Georgina tells us. "We didn't get on at first and took great pleasure in antagonising each other!" Somewhere along the line they realised that maybe they didn't dislike each other at all – although they still like to wind each other up!... read more

Perfectly personal

Perfectly personal

Neil and Daniella held a wonderfully intimate celebration at the Roman Baths. Daniella was extremely shy when she first started her job, so it took five years before she eventually got chatting to Neil. "Once we started talking, the rest was history," she tells us.In March 2018, the pair had planned a weekend in Florence, but due to heavy snow the flight was cancelled. Although Daniella was unaware why, Neil was intent on going away that weekend. "He managed to change our flights," she remembers. "We went from a different airport to Marrakesh. I had no idea he was planning to pop the question!"... read more

True romance

True romance

Amy and Matt filled their wedding with personal touches. Amy's first memory of Matt was when he was questioning her taste in music at a jukebox! "Over time, we seemed to come in and out of each other's lives," Amy says. "We would always gravitate towards each other." In 2013, they met at a music festival, but this time things seemed different. It was only when their mutual friend got involved that they realised they were right for each other.... read more

True romance at Coombe Lodge

True romance at Coombe Lodge

True romance: Tia and Lee's Coombe Lodge wedding was accented with pretty blush styling... read more

Around the world

Around the world

Lisa and Dave opted for a travel-themed celebration at Quantock Lakes... read more

Our day to remember

Our day to remember

A day to remember: Aldwick Estate was the perfect wintry big-day backdrop for Amber and Nathan.... read more

It's rustic romance

It's rustic romance

Rustic romance: Aldwick Estate provided the beautiful backdrop for Vicki and Luke's celebration.... read more

Colour pop

Colour pop

Georgie and Ed's day was a riot of pink and coral.... read more

Barns brimming with colour

Barns brimming with colour

Rustic romance: Rebecca and Adam's wedding was brimming with colour.... read more

Merry and bright

Merry and bright

Hayley and Andy captured a warm Christmas spirit for their nuptials.... read more

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves

Stacey and Myles looked to nature for their inspiration.... read more

Wedfest at Pennard Hill Farm

Wedfest at Pennard Hill Farm

Wedfest: Nick and Abi had a beautifully bohemian tipi wedding at Pennard Hill Farm... read more

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