Swancar Farm Winter Wedding

swancar farm winter wedding

Relaxed Winter Wedding at Swancar Farm

Back in November last year, Lauren & Joey tied the knot at Swancar Farm Country House in Nottinghamshire. Their relaxed and fun-filled winter wedding was my last of 2018, and it was great to end the season with a bang. Literally!

I joined Lauren and her entourage in The Old Stables, which is now an incredible place to stay before your wedding. With a super fancy room for Lauren, and a huge room for all of her bridesmaids to stay in. From the sounds of things, they had an amazing night. Totally worth doing if you’re thinking of getting married here.

We then moved into one of the bedrooms in the main house to finish off the morning’s preparations, and it also gave Lauren a great view of the iconic Swancar driveway, so she could have a nosey at all the people arriving, and keep an eye out for Joey’s car.

The ceremony took place in The Gallery, which is the top floor of The Lower Barn, and this was where I found a slightly nervous, and very warm Joey. It may have been chilly outside, but the radiators were certainly doing their job indoors. From the looks of him, he forgot all about his nerves, and the rising temperature, when Lauren walked down the aisle.

In the afternoon, with everyone sat in the impressive Oak Hall, they had their wedding breakfast. Breaking with tradition and deciding not to have speeches, they instead took the time to work their way around the different tables, chatting to their family and friends. I love this idea!! Do things your way. Be you!

If you were wondering what the “bang” I was referring to earlier…it was fireworks. Later that evening, everyone braved the winter evening and Oooohd and Ahhhd as Lauren & Joey huddled together with huge grins on their faces. A great way to finish off the day, and my 2018 wedding season.

Swancar Farm Wedding Venue Exterior
swancar farm slate sign
bridal prep at swancar farm
bride playing around with bridesmaid
bride watching guests arrive
bride helping her young son get ready
opening champagne with bridesmaids
bride having a morning toast with friends
bride putting on earrings in a mirror
mother of the bride adjusting her hat
getting ready at swancar farm
having makeup applied
bridal prep room at swancar farm
atmospheric photo of a bride in window light
a nervous groom wiping his brow
mother of the bride holding her grandson
nervous groom pulling a funny face
black and white photo of bride walking down the aisle
excited bride meets her groom
getting married at swancar farm
smiling couple just married
newlyweds walking down the aisle
family portrait at swancar farm
relaxed couple portrait outside at swancar farm
grandad playing games with his granddaughter
bride happy to see her little boy
girl balancing a spoon on her nose
couple at the top table at swancar farm
laughing guests during the meal
night time bridal portraits
little boy watching cartoons
cutting the cake at swancar farm
look of love on the groom's face during the first dance
happy bride during the first dance
first dance at swancar
couple kissing on the dance floor
bride dancing with friends
newlyweds dancing at swancar
bridesmaid swinging kids around
the burgundys wedding band
little girl dancing
fireworks at swancar farm
couple laughing during fireworks
family having fun on the dance floor
friends sharing a secret
women singing on the dancefloor
bride receiving a kiss from a friend
cutting loose on the dancefloor
groom dancing with friends
bride dancing outside at the end of the night
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