A Spring Wedding at the Talland Bay Hotel, Cornwall

I’m thrilled to be able to preview a few shots from this pretty spring wedding yesterday at the Talland Bay Hotel in Looe, as the day before the wedding, none of us thought that it would actually go ahead.

The ‘Beast from the East’ hit Cornwall on Wednesday last week bringing Arctic temperatures and heavy snow blizzards, causing many businesses to be effected due to advice from the authorities not to travel unless absolutely necessary.

The snow stopped falling on Thursday night but with no sign of a thaw, there was a new threat – freezing rain and black ice causing treacherous driving conditions.

Yvee and Craig discussed postponing their wedding as many of their guests were forced to cancel as they were unable to get down to Cornwall. In the end they decided to go ahead, having put so much effort into planning their big day over the last 18 months.

The narrow country lanes heading down to the Talland Bay Hotel were impassible, so the couple laid on several 4 x 4s to ferry passengers from a convoy point in Looe to the hotel on the day.

Driving to the wedding venue I was also faced with some adverse conditions. I quickly snapped these interesting scenes with my mobile (please excuse the picture quality) before having to turn around and take an alternative route.

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No-one could have imagined that during spring (according to the meteorological calendar the first day of spring was on 1st March 2018) we would be experiencing such extreme weather. It’s certainly not what Yvee and Craig planned for when they chose the date for their wedding!

The Talland Bay Hotel is a popular choice for many couples getting married in Cornwall due to it’s stunning cliff top position overlooking Talland Bay; providing a picturesque backdrop for their wedding photography.

Although it was a wet day initially, the sun made an appearance for the newly weds and we were able to take some wedding pictures within the hotel grounds.

Yvee wore a beautiful A-line wedding dress with lace straps and a jewelled belt. She finished the look with a pearl tiara and veil. 

She opted for posy style bouquet of  roses, tulips and ivy for her wedding flowers, bound with hessian.

Craig looked smart in a natural coloured suit and a peach silk tie with matching handkerchief.

These preview shots were taken within the hotel grounds as the couple were bathed in spring sunshine; certainly quite a difference to the weather just a few days before!

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Congratulations Yvee and Craig! 

If you are looking for a local wedding photographer to photograph your wedding at The Talland Bay Hotel in Cornwall, please get in touch. I would love to hear from you!