Damsel & the dress

An enchanting castle rising from the still waters of a moat, surrounded by 500 acres of ancient parkland. One bride, and a selection of beautiful dresses. There's a story to be told...


crystal hairband and Brazilian amethyst & labradorite earrings

crystal hairband, £75, So Baroque www.sobaroque.co.uk Brazilian amethyst & labradorite earrings, £94, Me Encanta www.meencanta.co.uk Honour dress, £2595, Stephanie Allin, The Bridal Boutique of Jules, Deal www.boutiqueofjules.co.uk 01304389710 ; Honour dress, £2595, Stephanie Allin, The Bridal Boutique of Jules, Deal table flowers and table setting, price on request, Leeds Castle Floristry

vintage Laura Ashley dress and Eden earrings

flower headdress & bouquet (provided exclusively for Wealden Times), Ali, Sissinghurst Flowers www.sissinghurstflowers.co.uk 01580852144 ; Eden earrings, £10, Tanglewood Studios www.facebook.com/tanglewoodoriginals vintage Laura Ashley dress, price on request, Carmen shoes, £87.50, Rachel Simpson, The Bridal Boutique of Jules, Deal www.boutiqueofjules.co.uk 01304389710 ;

green amethyst calypso earrings with bird cage hairband

green amethyst calypso earrings, £42, Christin Ranger Jewellery www.christinranger.com bird cage hairband, £125, Timeless Couture, dress, £1100, Sacha James, The Bridal Boutique of Jules, Deal www.boutiqueofjules.co.uk 01304389710 ;

long sleeved dress from The Bridal Boutique of Jules

long sleeved dress, £1400, Sacha James, The Bridal Boutique of Jules, Deal www.boutiqueofjules.co.uk 01304389710 ; flower headdress, price on request, Ali, Sissinghurst Flowers www.sissinghurstflowers.co.uk 01580852144 ; Eden earrings, £10, Tanglewood Studios www.facebook.com/tanglewoodoriginals

gold and blue agate Bonbon bracelet

Loren dress, £2515, diamond crochet shrug, £730, Stephanie Allin, The Bridal Boutique of Jules, Deal www.boutiqueofjules.co.uk 01304389710 ; park crystal hairband, £75, Elisa oval bracelet, £79, tennis bracelet, £60, So Baroque www.sobaroque.co.uk

Effie dress with veil, from The Bridal Boutique of Jules

Effie dress, £1400, veil, £140, Minna, The Bridal Boutique of Jules, Deal www.boutiqueofjules.co.uk 01304389710 ; Dougal the snowy owl, Leeds Castle Falconry www.leeds-castle.com/Falconry Wealden Times would like to say a huge thank you to Gemma, the Hospitality team and the Falconry team at Leeds Castle for providing a beautiful location, table setting, flowers and Dougal the snowy owl. Wedding packages at the castle can be tailored to your requirements and can include all of these services and more. (Please note that only flowers created by the Leeds Castle Floristry team are available for functions) The Castle offers everything from stunning photo opportunities and ceremony locations to wedding breakfast in the Henry VIII Banqueting Hall and luxurious bedrooms. For more information visit www.leeds-castle.com/weddings 01622767877 ;