Broadoaks Country House Blog

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10 Wow Reasons to Have your Wedding at Broadoaks

Category: Broadoaks News Wedding Tips Date: 4th March 2020

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Your wedding is special so finding the perfect Lake District wedding venue is really important and at Broadoaks we know we have a special place you will love. We have had many amazing weddings in our beautiful Country House Hotel near Windermere, so we have put together 10 wow reasons why you should have your special day with us at Broadoaks.

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How to Choose Your Wedding Suppliers for Your Lake District Wedding

Category: Broadoaks News Wedding Tips Date: 10th February 2020

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Photographers, cake makers, videographers, entertainers, and florists – if you’re planning a wedding, you’re going to be booking a lot of suppliers. If you’ve got little to no experience in booking these kinds of services before, you might be wondering where to begin. The great news is that the wedding planning team at Broadoaks have years of experience on hand to help and we have also created a great wedding supplier brochure to help you with your search.

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Engaged Over Christmas? Some Tips to Start Wedding Planning

Category: Broadoaks News Wedding Tips Date: 9th January 2020

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Did you get engaged over Christmas? If so – congratulations!

Now that the busy festive period is over, you’ll probably be turning your thoughts to wedding planning. You might be feeling pretty overwhelmed. There’s a lot to think about, after all, bridesmaids and groomsmen, family, seating plans, the dress, the suits, the decorations, the flowers, where do you even begin?

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Why an Adventure Themed Wedding Works So Well in the Lake District

Category: Broadoaks News Wedding Tips Date: 28th December 2019

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For adventurous couples, the Lake District seems the obvious place to be married and if you are looking to incorporate that adventurous outdoor spirit into your wedding the five-star Country House Hotel Broadoaks is just the place to do it.

Broadoaks has beautiful grounds and the option to decorate the interior to your specifications this, combined with the dramatic, beautiful Lake District landscape, makes the perfect backdrop for your special day – especially if you and your guests are willing to get outdoors.

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How to Have a Hiking Themed Wedding in the Lake District

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 13th December 2019

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The Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and it can provide a stunningly atmospheric backdrop for a wedding. If you’re in love with the Lakes and being outdoors, you might consider planning a hiking themed wedding.

Here are a few ideas to make the theme come together.

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Top Wedding Trends for 2020

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 24th November 2019

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Are you getting married in 2020 or 2021? If so, the big day will be fast approaching. As a wedding venue in the Lake District we love to host wedding celebrations and because we see lots of weddings, we are great at spotting trends as they start to emerge. Every wedding is unique and that is the way it should be, and Broadoaks Country House in Windermere is flexible enough to accommodate any size or theme of wedding big or small. So, from eco-friendly weddings to princess-inspired gowns, we’ve gathered some of the biggest trends you can expect to see into the not too distant future.

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The Pros and Cons of a Christmas Wedding in the Lake District

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 10th November 2019

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Winter is picture perfect!  Snow, magic, warming, a truly fairy tale time of year.

For better or worse a combination of Christmas and Weddings has more in common than you initially think.  Have the opportunity to share time over scrumptious food with friends and family; mixed with a time of high emotions.  A Christmas Wedding has in recent years grown in popularity and we are not surprised. There is a lot to consider before jumping into the winter bride club!

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How to include the Nature Trend in your Lake District Wedding

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 20th October 2019

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Choosing the Lake District for your wedding means that you feel a connection with nature in some way and there is no better place than Broadoaks to celebrate your wedding in style. When it comes to weddings there are always trends. The biggest trends for 2019/2020 are to go back to nature and increase the eco-friendliness of your wedding. Searches for sustainable wedding ideas rose by around 181% this year and new ideas are popping up on Pinterest all the time.

Here are some ideas that will get your wedding full of natural beauty inspired by the beauty of the Lake District that surrounds Broadoaks Country Hotel.

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Why Your Guests Will Love Your Lake District Wedding

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 8th October 2019

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When your guests receive your wedding invitation and they realise they are going to spend a whole weekend (or more) in the beautiful Lake District they will be delighted. In fact, many guests choose to stay for long weekends or even a week when they realise the amazing place they will be travelling to, to help you celebrate your marriage.

The Lake District is a popular choice for couples choosing to get married, and for their guests – here are a few reasons why:

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Halloween Inspired Weddings in the Lake District

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 15th September 2019

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Not just for Goths, Halloween is now one of the biggest trends in wedding themes as it is so flexible and very memorable. From cute pumpkins to glamorous vampires and everything in between if you have always wanted to have a wedding on the dark side then read on for some Halloween inspiration.

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