Your Devon and Cornwall Wedding - March/April 2024 (Issue 48)

REGULARS 7 EDITOR’S LETTER A warm welcome from Claire 9 NEARLYWED NEWS Catch up on news from around both regions 13 FREEBIES & OFFERS Great giveaways and discounts up for grabs 62 HOT TOPIC Local experts offer big-day advice 90 COMPETITION Win a honeymoon in the Maldives worth £3,000 CONTENTS MARCH/APRIL 2024 VENUES 15 WELCOME IN Some of the finest hotels open their doors 21 SPOTLIGHT ON... Venues in East and Mid Devon On the cover Beachside Holiday Park in Cornwall ( provided the breathtaking venue for our cover this issue, captured on camera by Thomas Frost Photography ( This image is from our exclusive styled shoot that was coordinated and styled by Out of the Ordinary Weddings & Events ( To see the shoot in full, and the extensive list of local suppliers, turn to page 51. 86 FEATURES 47 COAST TO COAST This shoot was inspired by Gara Rock hotel’s signature style, marrying natural textures with a soft, earthy colour palette of classic oatmeal, deep brown, muted green, burnt orange and pops of ochre yellow and blue 51 LIFE’S A BEACH Cornish wedding venue, Beachside Holiday Park, located in Hayle is one of only a handful of licensed beach ceremony locations in the region 55 SMALL YET PERFECTLY FORMED How to host an intimate day 60 PICK ‘N MIX The wonderful world of wedding entertainment 71 3