Have we just stepped into a Jane Austen novel? Because this stunning English garden party wedding shoot by Lucy Davenport is packed with romantic florals, a dreamy pastel colour palette and quintessential English charm. Secluded, intimate and magical; Barnsley House is a beautiful 17th century country manor house that you want to get lost in. Styled by Jennifer Louise Weddings, a Rock My Wedding Reccomended Supplier, get ready for nostalgic romance meets the secret garden. Including a fantastic vintage Morris Minor that we're desperate to have a ride in.

A quintessentially English garden party wedding at a 17th century manor house.

We aimed to create an intimate, laidback-luxurious feel with continual flow of the gardens throughout each element of the day.

Lucy Davenport Photography


A beautiful intimate wedding breakfast under a European style pergola, surrounded by a classic English Country Garden. We wanted a romantic feel, featuring pops of pastels with blush pinks and soft terracotta, interspersed with whites/ivories and touches of soft metallics. As well as luxurious textures, an abundance of florals and simmering candlelight, we wanted it to be laidback.


Bespoke couture bridalwear encapsulating romanticism, elegance and unique textures. We used a one shoulder dress from Blackburn Bridal by Anna Campbell, featuring the most exquisite embroidered tulle. Additionally, the second dress was by Romancera Madrid with incredible beading detail on the top and puff sleeves.

This intimate English garden party wedding is perfect for those wanting a small, romantic ceremony.

Barnsley House intertwines a contemporary feel inside a 17th century English Country Manor with idyllic gardens full of character and beauty.

Lucy Davenport Photography

There's something about this shoot that is pure magic. Was anyone else expecting to catch a glimpse of a few fairies? The draping pergola fabric and flowing tulle skirt really encapsulate the fairy tale vibe for me. If you're looking for more English garden party wedding inspiration, this intimate garden ceremony was put together for under 5k! And we couldn't NOT mention this incredible woodland wedding, with lots of tulle, of course.

Georgia Gallant

Written by Georgia Gallant

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Photographer: Lucy Davenport | Stylist: Jennifer Louise Weddings | Venue: Barnsley House | Florals: Vervain Floral Design | Cake & Patisserie: Mon Annie Cakes | Hair Stylist: Louise Alway | Makeup Artist: By Annabella | Stationery: EG Lettering | Decor, Tableware & Pergola: Luxe My Wedding | Pergola Draping: Wedding Creations | Tables & Chairs: Academy Furniture Hire | Silks, including Hair: Lancaster & Cornish | Linen: The Linen Works | Shoes: Emmy London | Jewellery: Cotton & Gems | Suit: The Cotswold Tailor | Pearl Detail Dress: Romancera Madrid | One Shoulder Dress: Anna Campbell | Bridal Boutique: Blackburn Bridal | Car Hire: Milbury Morris Minors | Videographer: Moon and Back Co. | Models: Jass, Jeffrey | Film Lab: Carmencita Film Lab

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