Charli and Will’s Rutland wedding was full of the sights, sounds and scents of the English countryside. In fact when I look back through their pictures I can still smell the beautiful herbal centre-pieces and honey-scented bouquets – divine.
Set in the beautiful Rutland village of Barrowden with over 120 guests, Charli and Will’s wedding was a bit of a whirlwind! To get the utmost from the day’s photography I was joined by second shooter Sarah to ensure everything was covered in double detail! Whilst Charli and her bridesmaids got ready just around the corner from the church Will and his thirteen groomsmen (yes, thirteen!) donned their tartan trews and grabbed spot of lunch at the Falcon in Fotheringhay. The ceremony was held in Barrowden church overlooking the marquee, after which Charli and Will were up for taking a bit of a drive to a beautiful spot we’d previously ear-marked for their couple photos.
The style of the day was themed around countryside pursuits with a particular focus on artisan food and drink. Charli actually runs her own cooking preserves company so guests were treated to a selection of chutneys and condiments to accompany their meals before an energetic evening of ceilidh dancing!
If you enjoyed Charli and Will’s wedding photography why not check out more of our Rutland Wedding Photography? Rutland may be the smallest county in the UK, but it’s definitely one of the prettiest!
Published March 8th, 2018
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Published February 20th, 2018
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Published February 18th, 2018
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Published December 27th, 2017
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Published December 27th, 2017
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Published June 2nd, 2017
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Published June 1st, 2017
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Published May 28th, 2017
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Published May 4th, 2017
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Published May 1st, 2017
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Published January 4th, 2017
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Published January 1st, 2017
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