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Run away to a wildflower meadow in Wales for an intimate elopment wedding at Nantwen

Charlie

Intimate Welsh wedding venue // Photography Clare Richardson // The Natural Wedding Company

At several points in my own wedding planning, I was stressed out and ready to scrap all our plans to elope for a simple wedding ceremony, just the two of us, somewhere beautiful. We didn’t for various reasons, but the idea of eloping has always appealed to me. Two of our businesses – who happen to be run by a husband and wife team – have put together a tempting package for those couples who want a truly down-to-earth and intimate wedding.

Daniel and Jemma, along with their little girl, run Nantwen, an idyllic rustic wedding venue and honeymoon cottage in rural Pembrokeshire. In addition to the gorgeous barn and cosy cottage, Jemma also runs Slade Fine Jewellery handcrafting eco-chic engagement and wedding rings. For those couples wanting an intimate wedding, they saw that they could combine their businesses to offer a runaway wedding package that includes the ceremony, a few nights stay in their romantic cottage, and bespoke rings made in eco gold or silver.

“We think this package would suit a couple who want something really special, who are brave enough to choose a secret venue, with wedding rings there waiting for them.” How romantic!

Nantwen rustic wedding venue in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Wildflowers at Nantwen wedding venue // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Wildflower glades at Nantwen wedding venue // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Nantwen romantic Welsh honeymoon cottage // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Foxgloves at Nantwen // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Nantwen rustic Welsh wedding venue // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

An intimate elopement wedding

Daniel and Jemma describe Nantwen as a “small wild site” and that as an already successful place for couples to escape for their honeymoon, it only seemed natural that you might want to escape here to quietly get married. I’m envisaging a modern day Lorna Doone and John Ridd running away to get married here in a wildflower glade.

As well as couples looking to elope, Nantwen also attracts guests who want a quiet ceremony but who want to surprise their family – secret weddings in all sorts of guises! Daniel and Jemma tell me that the very fact that Nantwen is hidden away (many locals don’t even know exactly where it is!) adds to the mystery of the place and it’s attraction as an elopement venue.

Rustic kitchen at Nantwen holiday cottage in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Lavender outside Nantwen // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Romantic honeymoon cottage in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Old tractor at Nantwen // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Rustic wedding venue in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Buttercup meadow // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Nantwen intimate wedding venue and cottage in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Rustic kitchen at Nantwen holiday cottage in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

The runaway wedding package

If you are interested in the runaway wedding package, the details are as follows: the package includes the ceremony, a 2 nights stay at Nantwen’s cottage and a pair of bespoke handmade rings. If you want a truly intimate elopement, Daniel and Jemma are able to be witnesses for the wedding. Jemma can make the rings in a choice of Eco recycled silver, 9ct or 18ct yellow or white Eco recycled gold.

For the ceremony, 2 nights stay and a pair of 9ct Eco gold wedding bands the cost is £1,580. If you prefer the 18ct gold wedding bands plus the ceremony and 2 nights stay, the cost is £1,880. Couples can also increase their stay for £110 per night, and they can decorate the hall or the cottage for your wedding, depending on where at Nantwen you choose to get married.

For examples of some of the weddings rings that Jemma has created for couples, check out her galley over at her Slade Fine Jewellery page on our directory.

Rustic Welsh holiday cottage // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Neal's Yard Remedies products at Nantwen // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Beautiful meadows at Nantwen // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Rustic intimate wedding venue in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Nantwen intimate small barn venue in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Log burning stove at Nantwen holiday cottage // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Nantwen rustic honeymoon cottage in Wales // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Fire pit at Nantwen // Photography Owen Howells // The Natural Wedding Company

Booking your runaway wedding

If you have any questions about the Runaway Wedding package, then please contact Daniel and Jemma at Nantwen by email info@nantwen.co.uk or telephone 01239 821 139.

Images: (1) Clare Richardson; (2 – 23) Owen Howells Photography

Comments

chris on 6. July, 2016

hello ive just been reading over this and its something both me and my fiancee would be really interested in. a few questions
where exactly are you based????? we are in south wales i couldnt really find a map. also with the basic two night package i understand it includes rings but me and my partner both only wear silver. is that any more as far as charges or less? or does it impact on the price if we supply our own rings? look forward to your reply many thanks Chris & Amy

Charlie

Charlie on 7. July, 2016

Hi Chris and Amy, I have emailed you x

Amy Cottrell on 29. July, 2016

Hello could you email me some details please. Me and my partner have 2 children and we’ve been wanting to elope but haven’t found the right place for us yet. Thank you in advance

Charlie

Charlie on 2. August, 2016

Hi Amy, I’ve sent you an email x

Victoria Boxhall-James on 22. August, 2016

Hi. This looks perfect & exactly what me and my partner Tom were looking for. Do you have any availability for this winter? December/January time? I also have lots of questions too so probably best to do this via email :) thank you. Victoria x

Charlie

Charlie on 22. August, 2016

Hi Victoria, so pleased you love the sound of this package (I do too!) – I’ve sent you an email and copied Daniel and Jemma at Nantwen into it as well x

Katie on 29. August, 2016

Hi
I would love to have my wedding here but I would like a few guests. Could you please email me so I can ask some more questions. Beautiful place
Thanks

Sarah Prescott on 28. September, 2016

Hi, myself and my partner are trying to decide between eloping and having an itimate wedding with just us and our two children or a surprise small family wedding. Please may you send us some details to help us make the decision?
Thank you in advance
Kind regards

laura on 6. October, 2016

Could you send me some info please?

Charlotte on 9. October, 2016

Hi me and my partner are thinking of eloping in.2018. I would just like more.info also how does it.work if.we.already have.our rings? It would just be me.and.my partner plus two kids and.my.best friend but they would only.be.there for.the.wedding

Georgina Cairns on 6. November, 2016

Hi could you send me some information regarding just the two of us please.

Julia on 21. November, 2016

Hi. This looks like a stunning place to get married. Me and my partner were thinking of getting married in Autumn 2017. We would like our 2 children there but are undecided as to whether it would just be the 4 of us or whether we would invite close family which would be between 10 and 20 guests. Please could you send us some more details. Thank you.

FA on 9. January, 2017

Hi do you do ceremony and photography only visits for the day?
Thanks

Charlie

Charlie on 10. January, 2017

For specific questions please contact Daniel and Jemma at Nantwen by email info@nantwen.co.uk or telephone 01239 821 139.

Diane on 16. January, 2017

Hi, I love the idea of your intimate weddings, sounds wonderful but we don’t require rings, we already have them. Do you do a package without them.
thanks Diane.

Angelina on 15. May, 2017

Hi looking for a small wedding, if I had guests how many does this venue hold please , thank you.

Charlie

Charlie on 16. May, 2017

Hi Angelina, please email Nantwen directly with your questions to ensure a reply – their details can be found in the blog feature x

Nichola Maynard on 6. October, 2017

Hi
Really leaning towards a very small wedding. Please could you give me so information regarding guests? There would be a maximum of 10.
Thanks
Nichola

Charlie

Charlie on 16. October, 2017

Hi Nichola, please contact Nantwen directly at info@nantwen.co.uk

Kaylee on 1. December, 2017

Hi, does the price include all the registrar fees and whatnot?
It’s a beautiful place x

Charlie

Charlie on 12. December, 2017

Hi Kaylee, you’ll need to contact Nantwen directly for answers. I’ve sent you an email x

Bernadette on 6. January, 2018

Hello please can you send me some further details? Althoughewe want to “elope” we would still like our children there and immediate family. Is this an option?

Sarah McCroskie on 8. January, 2018

Please could you send us an information pack we are very interested in your venue

Thank you

Danielle George on 20. June, 2018

Hi, my partner and I are looking for an intimate package with our 2 children however, I’m liking the idea of a surprise family wedding too. Could you send my a price list for this beautiful place please? And maybe info/prices of any local suppliers you use.
Thank you.

Charlie

Charlie on 30. July, 2018

Hi Danielle, please get in contact with Daniel and Jemma at Nantwen directly, as mentioned in the blog post.

Louisa on 9. November, 2018

Hi, my fiance and I are looking for a runaway wedding, we already have our rings, how much would it be for a wedding just the 2 of us without the rings and could someone take photographs?

Charlie

Charlie on 15. November, 2018

Hi Louisa, you need to get in touch with Daniel and Jemma at Nantwen directly x

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