Your Yorkshire Wedding - January/February 2023 (Issue 58)

A white wedding Fluffy white snowflakes fell from the clouds at Hornington Manor on Sophie and Elliot Cole’s perfect day Images courtesy of The Fitzpatricks Sophie and Elliot met via Match dating site. The couple laughs that it’s an ongoing joke that Elliot paid more for Sophie – as Sophie had a discount code for the site! What a bargain! Sophie adds, “We met relatively early on in our subscription, so we did have to have the conversation about whether or not we needed to renew!” As luck had it, the stars were aligned for these two teaching professionals and now, they have their six weeks summer holidays to spend together! Elliot proposed to Sophie on 25th August 2020, on the shore of Loch Ness in Scotland. “Scotland has been a favourite holiday destination for both us and our families when we were growing up. Sophie explains. “Elliot proposed with my grandmother’s ring which made it even more special. The whole event was a surprise and we celebrated by drinking champagne and going out for a meal, most of which was spent in silence as we were in shock! We went back to our holiday cottage to drink more champagne and play scrabble (which is where the scrabble theme for the wedding came from). The pair said their I do’s at Hornington Manor on 19th February 2022. Here, the Cole’s tell us more about their day… 29 REAL WEDDINGS