Jess and Steves barn wedding couldn’t have been more beautiful, down-to-earth and relaxed with summer temperatures on that perfect Saturday in May. Llyn Gwynant Barns and Campsite truly reflected their personalities and what their all about: the Outdoors.
The day started with a super relaxed morning of Jess getting ready with her bridesmaids in her cottage after running her local park run with her bridesmaids and a veil.
In the meantime Steve spent the morning jumping into a cold lake with his best men - by the way - he didn’t have one best man. There was 6 of them. :)
Both looked absolutely adorable. Jess wearing a super relaxed vintage dress right out of fairytale. Steve and his best men were showing off their best Scottish kilts - all having a common Scottish past together studying and living in Glasgow for a few years.
1pm: Guests arrive at the wonderful LLyn Gwynant Barns, the venue where they would tie the knot and spend the rest of the day with all their loved ones. Llyn Gwynant is probably on my top 3 favourite places to get married in Snowdonia. Surrounded my mountains in a secluded place right next to a big lake - what else do you need for your beautiful North Wales outdoor barn wedding? For me as a North Wales wedding videographer this place is an absolute paradise for sure. Jess and Steves ceremony was so heartfelt. Their friend, the wonderful Eve Goodman opened the ceremony with her lovely voice and guitar tunes, Jess’ mum and a friend did two lovely readings. Both Jess and Steve prepared their own personal vows, which made me tear-up (I cried, to be honest :D).
The afternoon couldn't have been more relaxed. Following the ceremony Jess and Steve's photographer - the very talented Clive Nolan - and spent I spent a little while with the newlyweds by the lake and in the surrounding hills of the national park for a few shots. The guests mingled outside enjoying the summery weather. The afternoon tea and speeches led into the evening celebrations filled with plenty of dancing as they had hired a Caleidh band - another highlight and a Caleidh is always a great idea. :)
Jess and Steves circle of friends and family are very active and outdoorsy, so most of their guests ended up crashing in their tents on the campsite by the lake after a day full of emotions, dancing and vitamin D.
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