Becky & James’ Wedding at Mortons House Hotel

A week after the snow cleared in Dorset Becky and James were lucky enough to hold their wedding on a Spring-like day at Mortons House Hotel in Corfe Castle.

We joined them for one of our Short & Sweet days, heading up around noon to meet up for pre-wedding preps, taking in the ceremony and finally, wandering down to Corfe Train Station platform for a few photos before leaving the happy couple to enjoy their wedding breakfast and evening with family and friends.

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Josh & Emily’s Wedding in Swanage and Corfe Castle, Dorset

If there was ever a wedding to epitomise what our Short & Sweet wedding days are perfect for it’s Emily & Josh’s.

They got married on an autumn day in Swanage with a small number of family and friends and we tagged along for a couple of hours.

Popping in to see Josh in his holiday cottage on the way we started coverage during the wedding ceremony at Holy Spirit & St Edward’s church before making way to Mortons House Hotel in Corfe Castle for their drinks reception.

Emily and Josh wrapped up their wedding day by tea-time and spent their evening enjoying some peace and quiet in their pretty little holiday cottage in the shadow of Corfe Castle.

After their meal we walked down together before we went home to take some photos on the platform of the Swanage Railway station. Sadly, the steam train had been cancelled for the day but this may have been a blessing in disguise as it meant there were no crowds and we had the freedom to wander and soak up the fabulous atmosphere.

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Liz & Shane’s Wedding at Mortons House Hotel & Swanage Railway

Liz and Shane’s wedding took place at Morton’s House Hotel in Corfe Castle, Dorset. It was a small and intimate occasion with close family and friends (and their beautiful and well-behaved dog, Winnie).

We joined them for one of our Short & Sweet days starting with morning preps at the hotel and Corfe Castle National Trust tearooms right through to their arrival for tea and cake and the Birds Nest Buffet car at Swanage Train Station. It was such a wonderful, fun day.

In the middle of this celebration there was a fantastic train ride taking the wedding party by Swanage Railway Steam Train from Corfe to the reception venue. Shane had previously been a volunteer helping put this line back on the tourist map and Winnie had been on the train before and knew how to stamp her own ticket!

Along the way everyone enjoyed the view and a cheeky little tipple to toast the newlyweds.

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Kate and Alex’s Wedding at Rempstone Farm, Corfe Castle

Family and friends from Brazil and New Zealand made their way to a field in Dorset for Kate and Alex’s wedding at a friend’s farm – Cedar Organic near Corfe Castle.

Their ceremony was conducted by a Pastor in the luscious outdoors of the farm. A lovely Tipi from the folks at World Inspired Tents provided the setting for the reception.

This really was a hands-on wedding. Many friends helped on the day to ensure the day ran smoothly taking on a number of jobs including floristry, bar-keeping, cocktail making and Toast-Mastering. They made an excellent job of it.

Here are some photos from their day…

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Kate & Alex’s Wedding Prep Shoot in Corfe

Kate and Alex have such a special spot to hold their wedding – at their friend’s farm – in a prime spot within the rolling hills of Corfe Castle in the Isle of Purbeck. Rempstone Farm is home to Cedar Organic and the herd of Ruby Red North Devon cattle are going to have to get a shift on to make way for the party.

We met up with them this weekend at the farm and walked the short distance to the field where the day’s going to be held. There wasn’t much to look at other than the spectacular view overlooking Poole. However, we’ve seen enough empty venues in our time now (and are used to having to visualise where marquees are going to be) to know it’s going to be a beauty.

Here are some photos from their prep. Thanks for showing us around, Kate and Alex!

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