Bridal coupleYour Special Day

Congratulations on your engagement and forthcoming wedding

Countdown to your special day…….

12 to 18 months to go:

  • Decide the date of your wedding
  • Make a provisional booking with your venue
  • Book church or civil ceremony
  • Confirm your venue – pay deposit
  • Book photographer/videographer
  • Book cars or any other transport
  • Order invitations and stationery
  • Decide on bridesmaids, best man and ushers to help you plan your special day
  • Order wedding cake

6 months to go:

  • Choose your wedding dress and accessories
  • Choose bridesmaid dresses
  • Once you have decided on the theme and colour, it’s time to pick your flowers for both your bouquetand for the reception
  • The bridegroom traditionally arranges hire of suits for best man, ushers and fathers

2-4 months to go:

  • Send out your invitations
  • Choose your wedding rings

6 weeks to go:

  • Confirm all travel arrangements and hotel bookings
  • Choose presents for bridesmaids
  • Choose favours for guests
  • Amend your guest list
  • Make your appointment to confirm details at the hotel
  • Make hairdressers/beauty salon appointments

3 weeks to go:

  • Confirm final numbers to the hotel
  • Give florist total number of button holes and addresses to be delivered
  • Confirm details with photographer etc
  • Final fittings for wedding dress
  • Final balance to be settled

1 week to go:

  • Practise make up and hair
  • Meet with best man, bridesmaids and ushers to finalise arrangements

On the day:

  • Relax sit back and allow yourself to be pampered!

Our beautiful landscaped gardens make the ideal backdrop for memorable photographs that you will remember forever.


Why not arrange an informal showround with a member of our team, see the suites, bedrooms and beautiful gardens and ask any questions that you may have.

Speak to one of our wedding co-ordinators on 01777 706333
or e-mail

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