What could possibly make an Autumnal wedding even better... a cabin wedding, duh. When Fran & Connor’s original day was postponed to a later date, it just didn’t feel right. So, they planned their secret elopement! With just their closest friends and family, this gorgeous couple said yes in an intimate and rustic setting. Surrounded by woodlands, their day looks like something out of a movie! Although, their one year old son did protest to the marriage… but we’ll let Fran & Connor explain that one…

Cabin wedding with Autumnal vibe in a rustic woodland setting

The most memorable moment was during the ceremony. The registrar asked if anyone present had any objections to the marriage. Our one year old son shouted what sounded like 'no', in the perfect moment of silence that follows that question. Our photographer captured the moment perfectly of us all looking at him and howling with laughter - it was brilliant!

Fran & Connor


We wanted a relaxed and rustic feel to our day. I have always dreamed of having an Autumnal vibe for my wedding. The colours and everything autumn brings, (including the pumpkins), make it my favourite season. The trees and falling leaves, the cosy log burner and the wooden features in the barn made Happy Valley the perfect setting for our autumnal wedding.


I personalised my denim jacket myself with a little help from Etsy products. I knew I wanted the date on the jacket but with the current situation I was nervous to order in advance. The day was getting closer and I wasn't sure if I could get a jacket personalised how I wanted to in time, so doing it myself was easier and something I really enjoyed. 


When our original wedding was postponed to next year by the venue, the new date and timings just didn't feel right for us. We took back control and planned our secret elopement with just our closest friends. It felt so exciting and romantic. We had the most memorable, special day and in the end, I think it worked out for the best. It all came together so perfectly. 

We love that Fran personalised her own denim jacket! We’re all about those DIY projects here at Rock My Wedding. 

We were once told when planning our wedding, to do what makes us happy as a couple. I realised it is so true, we did what made us happy and we are so thankful that we did. The day was about us and no one else. It made it so special.

Fran & Connor

Fran & Connor’s cabin wedding is testament to doing things your way - and we approve! Take a look at this beautiful Autumn wedding, complete with a personalised jacket. Or how about this wedding, featuring awesome tambourine favours

Ella Turner

Written by Ella Turner

Venue: Happy Valley | Bridal Gown: Liri Bridal | Bridal Boutique: The White Gallery Ramsbottom | Grooms Suit: Marc Darcy | Bridal Accessories: Emilia Rae Bridal | Shoes: Rainbow Club | Catering: Sally G's Afternoon Teas | Wedding Cake: Cake By Caroline Debonnaire | Florist: Flower Basket Holbeach | Hair Stylist: Perfect Silhouette Hairdressing | Makeup Artist: Bryony Holland | Decor & Hire: The Little Lending Co.

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