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24 09, 2013

Bridesmaid Dresses

By | 2013-09-24T14:52:17+00:00 September 24th, 2013|

Organising a wedding is super stressful at the best of times. Finding bridesmaids dresses that all your chosen bridesmaids will love is especially difficult. Sometimes, though, it’s easier to do it the old fashioned way. Originally, the traditional way to organise dresses for bridesmaids was to find a piece of [...]

20 09, 2013

Bridesmaid Proposals

By | 2013-09-20T09:36:50+00:00 September 20th, 2013|

  We all know the saying – “Three times a bridesmaid, never a bride.” Well, sometimes you don’t need to be a bride to have a very special question asked of you. Have you ever thought of how your bridesmaids or best man might feel if you “proposed” to them? [...]

13 09, 2013

Seating Arrangements for Weddings

By | 2013-09-13T12:45:18+00:00 September 13th, 2013|

You may think that abandoning a traditional seating plan will save you legwork in the long run, but hold up a second; there’s more to it than you might think. In a survey by YouGov, it’s been shown that 84% of people prefer their host to assign them a seat [...]

5 09, 2013

DIY Wedding Planning

By | 2013-09-05T14:22:08+00:00 September 5th, 2013|

Most of the time spent thinking about your wedding will be focused on the pretty, beautiful things. That is, until you realise that you’re going to be hosting a huge, life-changing event. If you don’t have a wedding planner to help you, you’re probably going to realise this a bit [...]

30 08, 2013

Hen Parties and Stag Dos in the Lake District

By | 2013-08-30T12:23:19+00:00 August 30th, 2013|

Are you planning a hen or stag do? Want something a little less hectic and a bit more relaxing? New House Farm is the ideal wedding venue for sure, but if you’re looking for a chilled-out getaway in the Lake District with your friends, our bed and breakfast is ready [...]

22 08, 2013

Romantic Lake District Honeymoons and Wedding Anniversaries

By | 2013-08-22T13:46:05+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|

Whether you’re just married today or celebrating your gold wedding anniversary, you might want to consider a romantic retreat to our peaceful farmhouse bed and breakfast in the Lake District. New House Farm is rated ‘excellent’ by 193 visitors on TripAdvisor and is a luxury B&B with some of the [...]

16 08, 2013

Wedding Dates To Avoid

By | 2013-08-16T12:53:11+00:00 August 16th, 2013|

You wouldn’t be the first if you thought that picking a date for your wedding was simple. Many have made the mistake of assuming that just about any date will do, so long as the weather is reasonable and the season suits the theme. However, there are a few small [...]

8 08, 2013

Traditional and Alternative Wedding Photography

By | 2013-08-08T13:53:14+00:00 August 8th, 2013|

There’s a wide range of options for photography at your wedding, from traditional wedding photography to picture booths and DIY camera hand-outs. We always recommend traditional photography to people, as it’s usually the best way to archive your day, but there are also plenty of alternative, creative and fun choices [...]

2 08, 2013

Wedding Rings and Engagement Rings

By | 2013-08-02T10:18:18+00:00 August 2nd, 2013|

Tradition would imply that you should be spending about two months’ wages on your engagement ring, but tradition is not always a reasonable thing. In 2012 the average money spent on an engagement ring stands at around £1,800 – a tremendous figure for most people, especially in the current economic [...]

25 07, 2013

Traditional Wedding Hats and Hat Etiquette – Part Two

By | 2013-07-25T11:04:44+00:00 July 25th, 2013|

The time of day at which your guests will be attending should directly affect the style of hat that they’re wearing. Typically, as the day progresses the hats should get smaller. In traditional social situations, it’s considered inappropriate, or even vulgar, to wear large hats in the morning or evening [...]

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