15 Awesome Ideas for Barn Wedding Decorations

Barn wedding decorations blush pink

The fun of planning your own barn wedding decorations is one of the hall-marks of a DIY wedding. Since getting our licence for marriage ceremonies in the summer of 2017, we have seem some amazing transformations in our long event barn. 1. Gorgeous blush pink and pastel barn decorations. 2. … Read more

100 Wedding Styles Found on Google

Wedding styles inspiration

Are you looking for wedding styles inspiration? I wondered what were the most written-about wedding styled online and conducted a little search engine experiment to see how many results are returned for a Google search on different kinds of weddings. Turns out there are millions and millions of articles, lists, ideas … Read more

Real Wedding: Autumn Wedding at Barnutopia

Wedding barn ready for autumn wedding at Barnutopia

A few weeks ago we held a beautiful autumn wedding and ceremony at Barnutopia. The day was cool with a hint of rain and so we set up our long wedding barn for the ceremony and wedding reception. Autumn Wedding Decor The bride and groom chose this cute family tree … Read more

Christmas Wedding or Party December or January COMPLETE PACKAGE

Christmas wedding or event at Barnutopia

Our first all-inclusive Christmas wedding 21-23 December 2018 was snapped up quickly so we have decided to leave open the possibility for December 2019 or January 2020. The package includes the barns, accommodation, catering and lots more. A winter glamping wedding or party weekend at Barnutopia is perfect for the festive season. All … Read more

How Popular are Quirky Wedding Venues?

How Popular are Quirky Wedding Venues?

There’s no doubt that quirky wedding venues have grown in popularity, but what’s the favourite type of venue for most couples? The most recent figures from the UK Office for National Statistics indicate that 239,020 opposite-sex and 6493 same-sex couples got married in 2015. That’s a total of 245,513 weddings in one … Read more

Top 10 Words Used to Describe Barnutopia Single Parent Holidays

Single Parent Holidays - Barnutopia

Our single parent holidays in the gorgeous Shropshire countryside include breakfasts and suppers so parents can take a break from the daily routine. Some also include activities and an excursion. Kids and parents love them. These are the words used by happy single mums and dads in reviews of our “single parent … Read more

10 Fabulous Festival Wedding Ideas

Festival wedding ideas - hay bales

Fancy a fabulous festival wedding? Here are 10 festival wedding ideas to inspire you. 1. Colour Think festival and you think colour. There are lots of ways to incorporate colour but the way to make the biggest difference is with your table linen. Dare to stray away from white and … Read more

30 Quirky Wedding Ideas For Your Unconventional Wedding

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According to Bridebook’s 2018 report, 40% percent of couples want a quirky wedding that isn’t held at a traditional venue, place of worship or registry office. This has led to an uptick in venues and suppliers catering for more unconventional weddings. Here are 30 ideas for your quirky wedding. 1. … Read more

5 Reasons to Choose a Winter Wedding

Winter snow at Barnutopia

A winter wedding has many practical advantages. Venues are cheaper (including ours), suppliers are available, registrars have more openings and guests are more likely to be able to come. Perhaps you want a winter wedding to coincide with your engagement date. Or maybe because your family has lots of birthdays over … Read more

How Much Does a DIY Wedding Cost?

How much does a DIY wedding cost?

Asking How much does a DIY wedding cost is a bit like asking How long is a piece of string? The answer is, it depends. According to Bridebook’s 2018 UK Wedding Report, the average cost of suppliers at a wedding in Britain is over £30,000. With that in mind, it’s no … Read more