You may want to grab a tissue because the first look between these two brides at their Woolas Barn wedding is so beautiful. As is every capture by, Recommended photographer, Mark Horton Photos. We're also getting serious vibes from their long sleeve and embellished wedding dresses and hairpins by, Recommended supplier, The Bobby Pin. Not to mention the joint speech and smoke bomb portraits. This really is a rustic wedding that keeps on giving.

Two brides at Woolas Barn wedding with a romantic first look and rustic reception decor.

Covid restrictions were lifted just in time for us to have an unlimited number of guests meaning we could catch up with loved ones we hadn't seen in over a year! The entire area including surrounding villages suffered power outages throughout the day but Woolas Barn's amazing resilience meant that we were completely oblivious!

Hollie & Jessica


Woolas Barn wedding venue was so beautiful that we didn't want to hide it behind too much decor. We wanted to compliment and match the rustic feel of the barn. It provided the services of Lindsay Whitwell as events coordinator. We thought we would be fine without one but actually, Lindsay made the day run like clockwork and tackled all unexpected obstacles! She made a huge impression on guests and suppliers alike!


We tried to use local suppliers where we could, focusing on suppliers from Yorkshire and the North East where we're from. Except for our photographer Mark Horton, he was worth breaking that rule for!



Deadbeat Brass were amazing and played two sets in the evening which filled the dancefloor. They did a brilliant cover of Beyonce's Crazy In Love which kicked the night off!

Woolas Barn wedding provided the perfect atmosphere for this intimate wedding.

You can pick and choose which "traditions" you include in your day. Don't let pressure from others dictate how your day goes! If you don't want a first dance? Don't have one.

Hollie & Jessica

Finding your wedding venue is often the first step to planning the rest of your day. Hollie and Jessica's Woolas Barn wedding venue made them realise they didn't need lots of decor to fill their reception. The exposed brick and beams were breathtaking enough. The addition of fairy lights and flowers in jars only enhanced the space.

Lorna Shaw

Written by Lorna Shaw

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Photography: Mark Horton Photos | Venue: Woolas Barn | Band: Deadbeat Brass | Florist: The Allotment Florist | Food: Blue's Catering | Drink: Louisianna Mobile Bar | Makeup: Makeup By HLA | Wedding Dresses: Kate Fearnley, True Bride | Bridal Boutique : Hugo & Elliot Bridal | Hair Accessories: Arianna Bespoke, The Bobby Pin | Planner/Stylist: Lindsay Whitwell Events

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