Claire and Andrew's secluded woodland wedding with rustic chic handmade details, giants tipis and festoon lighting // photography

Secluded woodland wedding with giant tipis and festoon lighting

Set among the woods with a swoon-worthy sunset as a backdrop today’s beautiful rustic chic wedding of the gorgeous Claire and Andrew is pure wedding magic! Stunning creative homemade details, tipi tents from TNWC recommended supplier Papakata  with festoon lighting and page boys in bow ties are just a few of the many things I am sure you are going to love about this wedding.

Secluded woodland wedding venue // photography

Two Birds champagne coloured bridesmaid dresses // photography

Rustic brown order of service with white stamp // photography

Rustic chic wedding table decorations // photography

Bride and groom with giant white balloons // photography

A summer wedding in Yorkshire

Claire and Andrew were wed in the summer in South Yorkshire on a gloriously sunny day. Their reception venue having never before been used for that purpose, required meticulously planning from scratch to create the beautiful day we are sharing with you today.

With bride Claire being a designer by profession, you can understand how it all was executed so perfectly and you are guaranteed to find some fantastic do-it-yourself inspiration along the way. So on that note it is over to the lovely lady herself, beautiful bride Claire with all the details from their big day.

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PapaKata Autumn Open Weekend

Recently I welcomed PapaKåta to The Natural Wedding Company directory, they specialise in hiring out giant teepee tents for weddings and they’re holding an Autumn Open Weekend on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October 2012.  Held at Escrick Park Estate near York, this open weekend will give you an opportunity to see the Kata tents in all their glory and ask the team questions.

Indian inspired wedding feast in a PapaKata teepee

PapaKåta are the most northly based of the giant teepee hire companies that are listed on the directory, so for all my couples who are getting married in the north of the country this is a fantastic opportunity to see these stunning tents set up.  They are truly unique and magical spaces and, having been in them myself, I would highly recommend a visit if you are considering them for your wedding reception.

PapaKata tents at night

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If you’re looking for an incredible wedding venue with a difference, look no future than the stunning giant tepees from PapaKåta.  They are holding a Spring Open Weekend on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th April 2011.

Held at Escrick Park Estate outside York, there will be a chance to view these magical wedding spaces between 10am and 4pm.  Having seen these giant Kata tents in the flesh myself, I would highly recommend a visit if you are considering them for your wedding.  You can’t help but be wooed by the fantastic atmosphere these spaces create when inside them.

For more details visit or for a chat about your wedding plans call them on 0800 612  9692 or email them at

Venue: Escrick Park Estate, Escrick, YO19 6EA.

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PapaKåta – the specialist in hiring out the giant teepee Kata tents – are holding a Spring Open Weekend in York so that you can see for yourself these stunning and magical party spaces.

Ideal for weddings, parties or events, the Kata tents will be set up at Escrick Park Estate outside York on 16th and 17th April 2011.

The Open Weekend runs from 10am to 4pm both Saturday and Sunday – don’t miss your opportunity to see these unique venue spaces set up for yourself.

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A fantastic opportunity to go and see these incredible giant teepees set up and decked out.  If you’re considering a giant teepee for your wedding, I’d definitely recommend a visit – Mr Rigg and I went to see the giant teepees set up last autumn in Sussex and you really get a feel for the atmosphere you can create inside them.

PapaKåta are holding an open weekend on the 9th and 10th October 2010 just outside York.  You can drop in at any time to say hello, sip a glass of bubbly and toast marshmallows on the brazier – or you can book an appointment with one of their team.

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