Rebecca and David’s British country wedding in November was held at the picturesque Dewsall Court in Hereford. The setting was magical and the autumnal scenery added a rustic ambiance contributing to a truly memorable day. We were blown away by the amazing photographs by My Beautiful Bride, which captured the atmosphere of this traditional and glam wedding perfectly.
The venue was hired for the whole weekend so their guests could enjoy sharing some quality time with them. An intimate civil ceremony took place on Friday evening at the house attended by close family and friends. They then had their main ceremony on the Saturday afternoon in the quaint church within the grounds of Dewsall Court, where proceedings were officiated by Rebecca’s father, a retired vicar.
It was love at first sight for us when we saw Rebbeca’s dress, check out the pic below to see we weren’t the only ones who were smitten! Rebecca found her gorgeous dusky pink Mischka gown on Net-a-Porter. The groom´s look wasn’t far behind in the style stakes either, with a rather charming blue Alexander McQueen tie and Hugo Boss suit. The vintage inspired bridesmaids dresses from BHLDN also had us crushing big time.
The couple kept a focus on quality British food and drink, so rather than go for canapés they allowed their guests to indulge in mini afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, scones and cake made of 2 tiers of chocolate and salted caramel atop a layer of a traditional sponge cake. For the wedding breakfast which was held amid the warm glow of candles in the evocative surroundings of the Wainhouse Barn guests were served posh sausages and mash, gourmet burgers and toasted marshmallows over a fire pit. We loved the sure hit idea of the create your own Bellini bar with mixers and champagne.
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The couple got their guests to write them messages to mark the occasion, written on the back of a series of selected classic Penguin book cover postcards instead of in a guestbook to ensure there was no last minute queue for their loved ones to pen their best wishes. Their quintessentially British wedding was breathtakingly romantic and throughly enjoyed by everyone attending leaving them with a wonderful day to remember.
For further ideas on how to plan your big British countryside bash have a read of our tips on the best way to go about it: How to Plan Your British Countryside Wedding.
Bride’s Dress: Badgely Mischka, Groom’s suit: Hugo boss, Bridesmaids dresses: BHLDN