Your East Midlands Wedding - February/March 2024 (Issue 60)

Going local Tie the knot in and around Rutland BARNSDALE GARDENS 01572 813 200 | Tucked away in the heart of Rutland, Barnsdale Gardens is a blank canvas waiting for couples to add personal touches. With 38 different individual gardens, the versatile spaces can be used in many ways – the only limitation is couples’ imaginations. The stunning gardens make for the perfect romantic setting, with ceremonies held in the purpose-built oak arbour surrounded by spectacular planting and lots of room for guests on the manicured lawn. The remainder of the gardens are also available to capture memories for as long as needed. The photographic opportunities are endless, with traditional family and group shots on the manicured lawns, romantic pictures in the Woodland Walk and Japanese Garden or some quirky wheelbarrow shots on the Allotment. Receptions take place on the grounds, surrounded by beautiful views. As a DIY wedding venue, couples can choose a marquee or tipi, caterer and furnishings to suit different wedding styles, making it an excellent venue for couples looking to add their own stamp. The team appreciates that each wedding is unique and with this in mind, the packages are flexible to fit different requirements. Whether lovebirds are looking for champagne and canapés, cream tea or traditional wedding breakfasts, many choices are available. 17 LOCAL VENUES