A wedding is all about including your closest family and friends to celebrate your marriage and who is a better friend than your beloved dog? Once thought of as not possible, including your dog in your wedding is becoming more and more popular as they are a valued and much-loved part of your family.
The Lake District is an amazing place to have a wedding, for you and for your dog. There really is no better place for them to enjoy both the celebrations with you and then the great outdoors before or after the big day. Dogs simply love the Lake District, the wide-open spaces, and the places to explore makes bringing your dog to your Lake District Wedding a perfect match.
Dogs at Broadoaks Hotel
If you want to include your dog in your Lake District Wedding, then you need to ensure that the Lake District Wedding Venue that you choose welcomes and loves dogs as much as you do. Broadoaks Country House is a Lake District Wedding Hotel that loves dogs as much as you do, and they will ensure that your dogs needs are met with the same consideration as their owners. Flo, the Broadoaks’ dog has even put together a special 4 paws menu and loves welcoming new friends to her home!
Here are some creative ways to include your four-legged friend (or friends) in your big day:
- Save the Date & Invitations
For many couples including your dog in your wedding stationery is a must have, they are such a big part of the family that having them on the save the date cards, or even the wedding invite itself is a great idea. As this is a Lake District Wedding consider a photo takes of you and your dog in the Lake District as the backdrop to the invites!
- Best Man Options
Perhaps your dog is the perfect soul to be the best man at the wedding, or perhaps joint best man? Give the human best man the job of taking care of canine best man for the day, and perhaps consider some matching bow ties?
- Wedding Photographs
Photographs are hugely important on any wedding day, as they capture the memories that you will look back on in years to come. With this in mind, and the spectacular Lake District scenery at your disposal, ensuring your get some special photographs with your dog needs to be included in your discussion with your wedding photographer.
- Walking Down the Aisle
If you want to ensure that your dog gets (nearly)as much attention as the happy couple on the wedding day then having them walk down the aisle as a flower girl or ring bearer is a great way to include them in the celebrations.
- Take a Just Married Walk
Your wedding day will be busy, so taking some time out after the I Do’s for a quick walk you’re your dog around the beautiful Broadoaks’ grounds as a newly married couple is a great idea. It is also a great opportunity to get some romantic and intimate wedding photographs.
- First Dance with Dog
If your dog just loves to boogie, then including your dog in your first dance is a cute way to involve them in your day. For inspiration click here.
- Pamper your Pooch
Ensuring your dog looks their best on your special day is also important and Broadoaks has linked up with a local supplier who can offer all manner of dog related services for you to use. Whether you want your dog to have a wash and blow dry, nails clipped with ‘pawfume’ included, or need an outfit for your dog to match the wedding party we can connect you with the people who can. Dog walks and dog sitting services are also available. Click here to find out more.
However you want to spend your special day, the team at Broadoaks Country House in the spectacular Lake District will ensure that you, your family and your dogs are included to make the day as magical as you imagined it to be.