Our Recommendations 

Over time we have worked along side some great People and Venues.

Below we would like to share with you the  People and Venues we have met along the way and would highly recommended.

To be directed to any of our recommendations websites, please click on there title name 

Wedding Venues 


Farington Lodge Hotel


Your perfect Lancashire wedding venue

Farington Lodge in Leyland near Preston is licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships for up to 150 guests. With its magnificent landscaped gardens and enchanting woodland provides a picturesque and memorable backdrop for photographs.

Choose from a range of elegant rooms, including our Garden Room and our dedicated Jubilee Suite. Our expert team will help you plan the perfect wedding reception and be there with you so you have an unforgettable day. Our Garden Pavilion, set in our quiet gardens, is the most romantic venue to take your vows, surrounded by friends and family.


The Laurels at Charnock


It is a time filled with excitement, anticipation & joy - whether you’ve dreamt of this special day, or if you have only just started to embrace it, we are sure you have a list of ideas of making your occasion truly unique.

The Laurels at Charnock is based in Charnock Richard surrounded by 94 acres of land, perfect for capturing those unforgettable moments.  Our stunning venue can seat 30 guests for smaller, intimate weddings & up to 180 guests for larger weddings.

We are fully licensed to perform civil marriages or partnerships.

We can offer you a special, bespoke package, tailored to suit individual requirements and different budgets.  Alternatively, we have several packages which you can consider for your special day.  We can also offer a reception-only package.


Set amidst rolling parkland, The Villa presents an imposing aspect from the sweeping private approach and, once inside, the beautifully planned accommodation certainly lives up to its promise, offering handsome, well-proportioned public spaces. Set in wonderful surroundings of the Lancashire countryside, The Villa is the perfect location for any occasion.The Villa's historic appearance, well-equipped conference rooms, spacious restaurant & bar, pavilion marquee dedicated service ensure it is the perfect place to escape and relax, to do business and to create memories that will last a lifetime.


Overlooking Windermere, England’s longest and most beautiful lake, you will find Merewood Country House Hotel.

Set in its own secluded, twenty-acre estate of beautiful landscaped gardens, woodland and meadow, and with stunning views overlooking Lake Windermere, it’s hard to resist a relaxing Lake District break at Merewood. As soon as you step through the front door of this beautiful country house, you’ll discover an oasis of comfort, warmth and relaxation.

As far as Lake District hotels go…Merewood is a real hidden gem.


Situated in Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District, we are surrounded by breathtaking views and inspiring backdrops.From one aspect you’ll find rolling countryside with Lakeland fells beyond, to another woodlands of pine and native oak trees and an exclusive perspective looking towards the charming remains of Kendal Castle. Our location is peaceful, yet well connected and accessible via the motorway or public transport, with the centre of Kendal and its main churches and registry office only a short drive away.

Wedding Entertainment


My name is Gary Mills and I am a Specialist Wedding DJ and Host covering Weddings  in The Lake District, Cheshire,Lancashire, Yorkshire and around the UK., based just outside Blackpool, Lancashire. 

If  you want someone who will interact with you and your guests, help you create some fun and memorable moments and play you a tailored DJ mix that is designed with your musical tastes in mind then I’m your man. Booking a Professional is paramount to the success of  your special day.


I offer bespoke packages for events, weddings, celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries, vow renewals and wedding shows. I also have public liability insurance and PAT tested equipment.I can perform your favourite songs for your special occasion, or provide the soundtrack to your wedding, including songs for your walk down the aisle and your first dance. I’ll take care of all of the musical aspects of your special day!

If you would like some information about bookings, prices and the places I can perform, Get in Touch and we can talk on the phone or arrange a meeting to discuss your requirements.

Wedding Hair & Beauty 


My name is Laura Jane Matthews I have over 13 years experience in the beauty industry, I also teach this profession at a leading FE/Adult College in Lancashire. Im a Professional Make-up Artist- specialising in Wedding Make-up Beauty Therapist- offering a variety of Beauty treatments to prepare you for your special day: Crystal Clear- Microdermabrasion Shellac Nails Acrylic Nails Manicure/Pedicure Semi-permanent Eyelashes Eyelash/brow Tinting Waxing Facials Swedish Massage Hot Stone Massage Spray Tanning Camouflage Make-up.

 Based in Preston and is happy to travel to pamper you for your wedding or occasion

Wedding Photography

Eighth Avenue Photography

Eighth Avenue Photography are a husband and wife team of wedding photographers from Preston, Lancashire providing wedding photography to Preston, the surrounding area of Lancashire and the UK.

Their style is very informal and laid back, as they are there to document the happiest day of your life and they like to do so in an unobtrusive, friendly manner. Priding themselves on customer service, the relationships they have with bride and grooms and the stunning photographs they deliver to each and every client.

If you are still looking to book your Preston wedding photographer they would love to hear from you, get in contact and tell them about your day.

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