Cwtch Of The Week: Kirsty & Matt’s Vineyard Cwtch

Happy Monday folks and a huge congratulations to Kirsty & Matt who tied the knot a few weeks ago at the stunning Llanerch Vineyard.



This Beautiful cwtchy image was taken by the talented wedding photographer and founder of Cwtch The Bride Maria Farrelly.


If you’d like to feature as our Cwtch Of the Week, simply send us your favourite cwtchy photograph to 

#Cwtchfest2017 Competition: Win Tickets for you and your Bridal Party

Good morning you lovely lot

Its competition time again! This time, you have the chance to win tickets for not just yourself, but your partner and your bridal party.

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Thats a possible 10 tickets!*

*We have to put a cap on it or we’d have an army of you turn up!

To enter, all we need you to do is fill in the form below, telling us your name, email and the date of your wedding. Do this by Sunday 12th March at midnight, and you could be in with a chance of winning!

Email Address
Date of your Wedding


So, are you ready????

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand go!


Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Owen Mathias Photography

Its such a great day out for anyone planning a wedding. We look forward to welcoming you all x

Cwtch Of The Week: Beautiful Beach Cwtch

Morning you lovely lot!

I think we can all agree that summer is on its way. Yes, we might be having the odd shower but the leaves are on the the trees, the flowers are filling our gardens and the days are getting longer. This also means that wedding season is in full swing. The excitement is building for many of you who will soon be walking down the aisle.

This beautiful beach Cwtch of the week was taken by the South Wales Wedding Photographer Clare Adams from Loveseen. This photograph smells of summer. The lighting, the setting and the way her dress is bundled up in such a carefree manner. The other thing that I love is the fact that Caroline is on her tip toes. It reminds me of my husband and I, as I’m a shorty as well.

On Saturday I was at Freshwater East, Pembrokeshire, to photograph the wedding of Alain and Caroline. They are literally the coolest couple around and lead such amazing lives; spending 6 months of the year on the slopes as ski instructors and the other 6 months on the waves teaching water-sports. Their wedding reflected their outdoor lifestyle in all the little details and it was very fitting that their first walk of married life was to the totally unspoilt Barafundle Bay.” Clare Adams

Beautiful Beach Cwtch Of The Week

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Competition: Win the use of Spa facilities and treatment for 2 at the new Parc Spa, Stradey Park Hotel

With the festive season behind us and most us feeling the January blues, we wanted to offer you lovely Brides-to-be a special competition this month to take some time out for you.  

We have teamed with our newest Lush List member The Stradey Park Hotel  to offer you and  a loved one a day at  their new Parc Spa.


  The Prize


Nestled into the beautiful Welsh hillside, overlooking the world famous Gower and Carmarthenshire coastline, the Stradey Park Hotel in Llanelli is the perfect place to spend a relaxing day.

The lovely team at the Parc Spa are offering a chance for you to win a 25 minute treatment session for 2 people.


Experience a relaxing treatment within their calming spa rooms to help relieve any built up stress of planning your special day.

Couples treatment tub

The day also includes use of the new thermal suites with Vichy shower, sauna and hot tub rooms with the relaxation and sleep rooms.

Robes and slipper hire will be included.

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Simply complete the following

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Terms and Conditions:

Closing date for entries is midnight Sunday 31st January 2016.

The winner will be drawn on Tuesday 2nd February 2016.

Prize must be taken by July 2016 and booked in advance

The prize is not transferable

David & Rachel’s Elegant Miskin Manor Wedding by Cross-Jones Photography

Hello you lovely Cwtch people :) We have a beautiful Miskin Manor wedding on the blog today courtesy of Cross-Jones Photography. So grab a cuppa and a few jaffa cakes and enjoy xxx 

Mr & Mrs Dykes-317Mr & Mrs Dykes-345How would you describe your wedding theme?

Elegant, romanticMr & Mrs Dykes-351What was your favourite part of your wedding?

Our church service, saying our vows. And of course the evening dancingMr & Mrs Dykes-208Mr & Mrs Dykes-500Tell us about your Wedding Dress

It was the third dress I had tried on and absolutely loved it! It was exactly what I was looking for. I had my dress from Laura may bridal. I bought it with my mother (my sister on Skype from Scotland)Mr & Mrs Dykes-132Mr & Mrs Dykes-309Who did you pick as your bridesmaids &/or best man and why?

I chose my best friends whom I have known for years and also my sister was my maid of honourMr & Mrs Dykes-296Why did you choose your venue?

I chose Miskin manor, I was looking for a castle/Manor House and I felt this was perfect.Mr & Mrs Dykes-317Tell us about your photographer

Our photographers were Cross-Jones Photography, they were amazing, we also had our engagement shoot with them so felt really relaxed at the wedding.Mr & Mrs Dykes-362How did the proposal happen?

Dave whisked me away on a romantic weekend to Rome, I didn’t know where we were going until we got to the airport!Mr & Mrs Dykes-253Any DIY stories/tutorials you’d like to share?

My mother and I made all the centerpieces, candelabras and ivory garlands.Mr & Mrs Dykes-446What was your first dance & why?

Michael buble – everything
I once told Dave whilst we were just friends that I imagined this song would be my first dance at my wedding.Mr & Mrs Dykes-501
Do you have any advice for future couples?

Enjoy every moment it goes so quickly, make sure you spend time together in the dayMr & Mrs Dykes-312What was your favourite thing about planning a wedding?

Going with my mother to choose my wedding dressMr & Mrs Dykes-339

The Suppliers

Photographer: Cross-Jones Photography 
Videographer: Ieuan wright photography
Reception Venue: Miskin Manor
Bride’s Dress: Laura May Bridal
Bride’s Shoes: Carvela
Bride’s Headpiece: Gill clement
Bride’s Jewellery: Gill clement
Cake: Lynda Milbourne cakes
Flowers: Denise leech
Hair: Leanne quinn
Make Up: Leah Goodridge
Stationery: Robert Dykes

The Wedding Album

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