At Carden Park, we are experienced in providing you the best summer weddings year upon year, even with the ever changing seasonal themes and fashion ideas that are constantly occurring in modern ceremonies.

But what makes the perfect summer wedding in 2017?

Lets run through some of the themes that are en vogue this year…


Ushers Suits And Bridesmaid’s Dresses

Summer is all about bright colours and vibrancy so why not match your suit and dresses with that? For the ushers, try bright orange waistcoats or blue ties with boutonnieres reflecting the season and for the bridesmaids, how about a light yellow colour or even a flowery patterned dress or maybe let your best friends choose their own dresses? Just bear in mind the summer theme for both genders. A recent popular idea is a different colour dress for each bridesmaid. Definitely worth thinking about in the summer heat of the moment.

Decorating Your Ceremony

Make your walk down the aisle that extra bit memorable by decorating it in your ideal summer way. Why not have flowers symbolizing the season like sunflowers or dahlias on each row of chairs or even covering the wedding arch where you will be taking your vows? Your guests will love the colour of the occasion and will always remember that perfect day they had at your unique wedding.

Reception Ideas

Nobody wants a boring, old reception layout, especially in summer! Have a spacious wedding gazebo in your favourite spot to celebrate your day with families and friends. Choose a colourful design to blend in with the summer feel or how about decorating it again with bright, seasonal flowers. Bring the outside inside with decorated picnic bench tables. Perfect for special memories and getting to know your fellow guests in a more informal manner.

Food And Drinks

Think carefully about the food and drinks that you serve up at your wedding. It is summer after all. Nobody wants winter warmer food in the blinding heat. For dessert or just for canapes, include an ice cream cone or ice lolly to refresh your guests taste buds and to help cool them down in the heat. Drinks wise, think about dazzling and refreshing summer cocktails with plenty of punch and colour. A fun choice but a most welcome one.

Summer Gear

Summer weddings should be all about fun, fun, fun. Celebrate this fact with enjoyable summer accessories. Cheesy sunglasses are perfect for photo opportunities and will provide those laugh a minute moments whereas large, bright parasols will provide glamour and sophistication as well as shade from the glorious British sun.


Thinking of having your wedding in 1000 acres of Cheshire countryside? Come to our Evening On The Lawn on August 31st or make your wedding day one to remember for years to come with our Summer Sparkle & Winter Wonderland Package.



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