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7 Romantic Song Lyrics That Make Excellent Wedding Readings

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 8th December 2017

Choosing a wedding reading is a really big decision when planning your ceremony. It’s the chance to tell your partner how you truly feel and express your love for one another.

However, there’s a lot of pressure on achieving the perfect reading and many couples experience a bit of writer’s block in the process.

Choosing a wedding reading is a really big decision when planning your ceremony. It’s the chance to tell your partner how you truly feel and express your love for one another.

7 Romantic Song Lyrics That Make Excellent Wedding Readings

 

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A Beginner’s Guide To Writing Your Wedding Gift List

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 7th December 2017

There are lots of important decisions to be made when planning your wedding and one of the most important ones is also one of the most delicate: gifts.

Whilst it’s traditional to have a gift list, many couples feel awkward about writing one and are unsure where to start. In fact, some newlyweds avoid it altogether by choosing to ask for money or charitable donations instead.

But, if you’ve decided to opt for a wedding gift list, here are some pointers to help you on your way.

A Beginner’s Guide To Writing Your Wedding Gift List

 

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10 Top Tips For Choosing The Perfect Wedding Photographer

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 6th December 2017

When it comes to capturing your big day, finding the right photographer is so important. Your wedding is a day you will want to remember for a long time to come, and even show future generations, so having shots you really love is key.

There are so many things to consider, and if you’ve only just started the planning process and are perhaps feeling a little overwhelmed, we thought we’d put together our top 10 tips to help you find the perfect person to capture your wedding day.

 

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21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Lake District

Category: Things To Do Date: 3rd December 2017

The Lake District is one of the most visited parts of the country, with millions of visitors every year flocking to enjoy the region’s lakes, fells and villages.

However, there’s a lot of things that many people don’t know about this beautiful tourist trap, and here are just some of them.

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UK Weddings By The Numbers

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 2nd December 2017

Marriage trends have changed a lot over the years, so what does a 2017 marriage in the UK look like?

We’ve crunched the numbers to find out everything from how many couples are tying the knot, down to which colours they’re using and how quickly they’re updating their social media!

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Christmas Breaks In The Heart Of The Lakes

Category: Things To Do Date: 23rd November 2017

The Lake District is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, pulling in around 18.5 million visitors a year.

However, many tourists choose to visit the area in the summer months, with the Lakes becoming synonymous with summer boat tours, ice cream trips and sunny (sometimes) hillwalking.

Many people, then, miss out on what the Lakes have to offer during the winter months. From Christmas markets to pantomimes, from boutique shopping to festivals, you can do it all within the heart of the Lake District.

Here, we’re going to give you a rundown of the best that the Lakes has to offer around Christmas and New Year.

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Romantic Walks In The Lake District

Category: Things To Do Date: 20th November 2017

We know many of our guests come here to escape from the ‘everyday’ and spend quality time together as a couple. With such beautiful surroundings, it seems unthinkable not to visit the Lake District without going on a walk so we’ve listed some walks that take in some breath-taking views but are also easy to follow…an important one as getting lost could spoil the romance!

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5 Reasons To Opt For A Winter Wonderland Wedding

Category: Wedding Tips Date: 16th November 2017

While a summer wedding is certainly a wonderful thing, many people simply do not consider a winter wedding. They are that little bit less common, but in fact, a winter wedding can be simply magical, as we have seen many times right here at Broadoaks.

To give you a little something to think about as we do head into the colder months, here at 5 reasons you should consider opting for a winter wonderland wedding.

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