Saturday, 24 May 2014


Last weekend my friend tied the knot with her partner and what a beautiful day it was.

The wedding itself was held at the Registry Office and the reception was at a local venue called Rowheath Pavillion. I have visited here before a couple of times and it really is a lovely place. The first time we came was to find a geocache by the lake.

The weather was gloriously sunny, I bet there were a few sunburnt guests at the end of the day!

My friend asked me to make the wedding cake which was a real honour, although it sent me into a fit of panic in the days leading up to the wedding and I was so nervous on the day. Of course once I'd arrived at the venue and put the cake together I was able to relax and enjoy the day. Especially after I'd received a few comments and made a very emotional Mother of the Bride cry. (I do believe the tears meant she liked it, well I hope so!)

My friend made her own wedding dress and she looked beautiful. After the vows we went into the courtyard for a while before being whisked off by coach to the reception venue.

When we arrived at Rowheath Pavillion we took advantage of the sunshine and had some fun in the grounds.

Well, the rest of my family were running around having fun, I was nursing a sore hip after falling off the coach! And this was before the alchohol was flowing. It wasn't a bad fall, just a slip really but I managed to strain my hip because I have loose joints. It was ok by the evening and I even managed some dancing (although I do believe the alcohol and being able to remove my heels helped.)

The littlies had fun on the wonderful playground they have there. We even found a wriggly caterpiller on one of the climbing frames and OH carefully put it on a leafy bush. 

The reception meal was vegetarian which I loved, especially the Homity Pie. The room looked lovely with all the decorations and flowers. Then the bride and groom cut the cake, which was an amazing moment for me.

Then we danced the night away.

It really was a lovely day and we all had so much fun. The Little Man keeps asking when we are going to Wedding again! 

I'm so happy for my lovely friend and her new husband and hope they have a wonderful future together. Which I'm sure they will because they are made for each other.

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And I'm linking up with Country Kids because we spent a lot of the day outside in the most beautiful place. We'll be going back there as soon as we can to have a walk around the lake.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall


  1. Ah, this has to be my favourite blog post of yours - of course I am biased!!! So glad you all enjoyed our special day, we were pleased you all came and shared it with us. The cake was (and still is) delicious! As I knew it would be :o) thank you so much for the fabulous cake - it surpassed all my expectations - was so fabulous to see it there on the table... But I didn't know you fell & hurt yourself :o( at least it stop you dancing! See you soon & lots of love to you & yours & your lovely girls & boys x x x

  2. awww Anne i do hope your ok after falling!! you cake looks amazing!!! the venue looks so so beautiful x

  3. The pictures look lovely and she made her own dress! WOW. I wish I was able to make clothes.

    Amy @

  4. Wow that cake looks delicious, well done you! & your friend made her dress. I so wish I was creative! I do try haha :D

    Amy @

  5. Aww super nice! When I attended a wedding with my son I cant drink as I am a breastfeeding we have to stay in our B&B while everyone is having so much fun. Now that I am allowed alcohol & my son can dance no one we know is getting married =P #CountryKids

  6. Well done for making such a wonderful cake! How great to have the sun shining and be able to enjoy the beautiful grounds as well. The girls looked very pretty in their dresses and I can see they had a lovely time. Thanks for linking up and sharing with Country Kids.

  7. Wow as a fellow Midlands "lass" I have never heard of Rowheath Pavillion, it looks like a great venue. The sun really was glorious last weekend, such a beautiful day for a wedding !!

  8. It's a lovely looking wedding - very relaxed. We've enjoyed playing in the playground at Rowheath in the past. I've never heard of them having weddings there, but it really looks the part when it's decorated up.

  9. What a fabulous day and such lovely weather too. Popping over from #countrykids

  10. i can't believe she made the dress herself - it looks so lovely! Sounds like you had a great day. All the best to the newlyweds. xxx

  11. I had my wedding here back in May last year and I felt like it was a perfect day for us! Plus all of us dressed up only added to the entire ambience.


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