Easy Eco-Friendly Wedding Decoration Tips

Wedding season is upon us and the Longhouse has been refreshed with a new layer of paint, new curtains have been hung, our solar panels are soaking up the sun and the gardens are springing in to life.  As we ready ourselves for our 2018 wedding couples we thought we’d share some of our favourite eco-friendly wedding decoration tips from 2017. Paper straws First up is straws! You will no doubt have seen the myriad… Read more

Winter Weddings & Why We Love Them

A winter wedding isn’t everyone’s dream but at the Longhouse we have lots of reasons to love these weddings. We have a wonderful wood burning stove that not only looks the part but also heats the Longhouse so it is extra cosy and romantic in the winter months. With our highly insulated walls, triple glazed windows and under floor heating we can guarantee that you and your guests will be super snug. The Longhouse makes… Read more

Longhouse Wedding Highlights 2017

What a busy few months it has been at the Longhouse with 15 wonderful weddings since March. While every single one of them was totally unique we found that there were some quirky themes and decoration ideas that repeated themselves to excellent effect and we’ve chosen some of our favourites to help inspire. Repurposed Pallet It’s always helpful  to provide a running order for the day to give your guests an idea of what is… Read more

Flowers That Don’t Cost The Earth

Delivering an environmentally-friendly wedding can be a bit tricky. But fear not, we will be featuring a series of blogs in the coming months that look at ways to love the earth while you celebrate your love for each other. One of the things most associated with weddings are of course flowers, lots and lots of flowers! As many of you will already know, imported flowers have a huge environmental impact not just because they… Read more

Top 5 Tips for The Perfect Summer Wedding

Top 5 Tips for The Perfect Summer Wedding

Summer is often the most popular season for weddings and it is easy to see why. The promise of warmer weather, charming outdoor venues and brightly coloured flowers make it a really beautiful time of year to tie the knot. With so many couples opting for a summertime wedding however, we wanted to help you make sure that your big day stands out from the rest. That is why we have come up with 5… Read more

Top 10 Thrifty Wedding Ideas

Top 10 Thrifty Wedding Ideas

Every couple wants their perfect wedding; however, you do not always need a large budget to make it special. In fact, opting for money-saving alternatives can make your wedding day much more intimate. Input from family and friends, homemade decorations and creative touches offer something more personal and will make your wedding day one to remember. For inspiration on how to save money on your big day, we have come up with ten thrifty wedding… Read more

6 tips for less stressful wedding planning

6 tips for less stressful wedding planning

Wedding planning is notoriously stressful. There are so many things to think about and fit into your limited time-frame and budget, how is it all possible? Before you go into complete meltdown over how much there is to do, take a look at our handy tips to help you get through the planning process. That way you can just sit back and enjoy the experience! Visualise your wedding on Pinterest After the engagement, the wedding… Read more

Your Guide to a Beautiful Spring Wedding

Your Guide to a Beautiful Spring Wedding

Spring is a beautiful time of year – with fresh flowers starting to blossom and the warmth of the spring sunshine, it makes it the perfect season for a charming and elegant wedding. Here at the Longhouse, we have hosted many beautiful spring weddings and receptions, and therefore thought we would share some of our top tips and ideas to help you plan your perfect spring wedding too. Choose a pastel spring colour scheme With… Read more

Eight benefits of opting for a winter wedding venue

Eight benefits of opting for a winter wedding venue

Winter weddings are becoming more and more popular with couples and it is easy to understand why. Having your special day at a winter wedding venue, such as the Longhouse, can provide extra benefits, simply because of the time of year. Every year when everybody else gets a dose of the winter blues you will have wonderful memories of your wedding day to celebrate on your anniversary. Here are a few other benefits of having… Read more

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