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10 07, 2014

Borrowed Culture Wedding – Oriental

By | 2014-07-10T08:39:38+00:00 July 10th, 2014|

Borrowed culture weddings have become really popular in the last few years. A far eastern style wedding is a beautiful theme to follow, and our Lake District location makes for a fantastic contrast! Here's some ideas that might inspire you! Bridal wear Traditionally, a Chinese bride will wear an embroidered silk [...]

4 07, 2014

How to Cater for Children at Your Reception

By | 2014-07-04T15:26:45+00:00 July 4th, 2014|

                    Children are often overlooked when planning a wedding reception. They are perhaps the most important guests to accidently forget about...never underestimate the scale of tantrum a tired/bored/hungry child can throw. This is often the reason parents leave the reception earlier than they would [...]

26 06, 2014

Lake District Bridal Accessories

By | 2014-06-26T12:27:41+00:00 June 26th, 2014|

Accessories can truly make or break your bridal outfit.  Jewellery, headpieces and shoes are a great way to really make a statement and are a fun way to incorporate the theme of your wedding. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing your bridal accessories. Firstly, choosing your accessories should be [...]

5 06, 2014

New House Farm in The Huffington Post!

By | 2014-06-05T10:48:10+00:00 June 5th, 2014|

We got a great mention in the Huffington Post’s Top 10 Lake District Hotels guide! So thrilled. Thanks to everyone who comes to stay with us, because without your visits and without the support of those that spread the word about New House Farm, we wouldn’t be able to do [...]

21 05, 2014

Summer Weddings and Keeping Cool

By | 2014-05-21T10:02:46+00:00 May 21st, 2014|

                  Our summer weddings are some of our best. With our beautiful Lake District surroundings, mountains, lakes, rivers, ponds, woods and more, it always makes us smile when the sun is bright on the morning of a wedding. The stunning sun can [...]

6 05, 2014

Gift Ideas and Organising Your Wedding Gift List

By | 2014-05-06T12:15:00+00:00 May 6th, 2014|

Here’s some dos and don’ts for planning a wedding gift list and making it both guest-friendly and fun for you as a couple. Take each of these and adapt them to your guests, your style and your wedding, of course. Everyone is different and these are just a few general [...]

24 04, 2014

Wedding Planning Advice

By | 2014-04-24T11:11:43+00:00 April 24th, 2014|

It’s always a good idea to divide each stage of your wedding day up into different sections. Consider the ceremony one section, the reception another and evening drinks or outdoor celebrations another section again. Do this for as many parts as your wedding entails and write down everything you need [...]

9 04, 2014

Easter Weddings in The Lake District

By | 2014-04-09T10:35:50+00:00 April 9th, 2014|

If you’re planning an Easter wedding, whether this year coming or the next, have it with us at New House Farm. We can help you with some tips and advice here on the blog, or show you around our inspiring farmhouse and discuss any potential ideas or arrangements! Or, if [...]

28 03, 2014

Mother’s Day In The Lakes

By | 2014-03-28T13:42:37+00:00 March 28th, 2014|

If you struggled to find somewhere special in the Lakes for Mother’s Day celebrations this year, you can always book ahead for next year with us. We’re often very busy and fully booked with weddings, evening meals and overnight retreats, but by booking ahead you can make sure you get [...]

19 03, 2014

Mother’s Day Retreats in The Lake District

By | 2014-03-19T12:21:42+00:00 March 19th, 2014|

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and many of us are scrambling to think of something really unique and special to get for our mums. It’s always lovely to get a card and bunch of flowers, it’s even nice to get jewellery or perfume, but for something really refreshing and worthwhile, [...]

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