Our Journal

Advice, inspiration and a little behind the scenes – you’ll find it all in our journal.

3 Things Couples Forget To Ask On A Wedding Venue Tour

We show a lot of lovely couples around Lodge Farm, and they are usually armed with a list of logical questions to ask on a wedding venue tour, such as how many guests can you seat, or what is the deposit schedule. However, as someone who owns and runs a wedding venue,...

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Civil ceremony, church or celebrant?

Civil ceremony, church or celebrant?

So you’re getting married! Hurrah! I find a lot of couples have a lot of questions about the actual “marriage” part of getting married because there’s a few different options to choose from. Here at Lodge Farm there’s three main ways to celebrate your wedding – civil...

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How to choose a wedding venue

How to choose a wedding venue

So you've narrowed your long list down to your short list, you've visited a few venues and asked them some great questions, how do you actually decide on the one?! I’m Jen, and I run the wedding barns at our family farm in North Yorkshire. It’s me who will show you...

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How to create a wedding budget?

How to create a wedding budget?

So you’ve found an incredible venue and you’re already getting excited about bringing your amazing day to life, but how can you make sure its going to fit in your wedding budget? You may know how much your venue is but what should you allow for everything else? I’m...

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5 Ways to shortlist wedding venues

5 Ways to shortlist wedding venues

You’re probably starting to find that there is a never ending list of venues you could possibly choose! By the time you’ve scrolled through Instagram, signed up to Hitched and Bridebook, had a quick Google and possibly some input from friends and family you’ll...

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What To Ask A Wedding Venue (especially in Yorkshire!)

What To Ask A Wedding Venue (especially in Yorkshire!)

So you’ve found a venue online you love the look of and you’ve booked a tour but now you’re wondering what to ask a wedding venue to make sure it’s the perfect one for you? I’m Jen, and I run the wedding barns at our family farm in North Yorkshire. It’s me who will...

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