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Orchardleigh House Wedding – Mr & Mrs Mackereth


Ellie and Joe met on a spontaneous night out to celebrate end of A Level exams! Ellie’s friends starting chatting to Joe’s friends at a pub and they all went clubbing from there. At the end of the night Joe asked for Ellie’s number and the rest is history!

The Morning

Ellie got ready at her home in Bristol with her bridesmaids and bridesman. Her dad, a hairdresser, did their hair and it all looked wonderful! Ellie had a handmade wedding dress which suited her perfectly!

Joe’s mum did all the flowers, Ellie’s mum helped with make-up and her dad did everyones hair. It truly was a family affair!

The ceremony

Ellie and Joe got married at St Gerard Majella, which is their the local church in Bristol before heading over to their Orchardleigh House wedding reception. Orchardleigh House is amazing with stunning grounds. It was such a happy day and even the heavy rain didn’t dampen the day!

The ceremony was a church service in a beautiful church. During the ceremony they had live music and some beautiful readings. It was such a personal service.

Why Orchardleigh House is a great place to get married

An Orchardleigh House wedding is perfect for couples who want that grand venue but one with relaxed vibes, and is one of the nicest places to get married in Somerset. The venue offers an amazing atmosphere for a wedding – and there are loads of amazing places that are perfect for photos.

The Party

The couple had a homemade bar set up in the afternoon, and a packed dance floor in the evening. They finished off the evening with a sparkler exit.

The couple got in touch with me years ago, and their enquiry was really touching. They said they found me through their friends wedding and loved how personal I made the experience, and I loved that they seemed so much fun.

If you’re planning a wedding at Orchardleigh House, I would love to hear from you!


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