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British Flower Week at Shilstone

  This week hosts British Flowers Week, the national celebration of seasonal, locally-grown British summer flowers and foliage. There are various flower choices available during the summer months for brides to choose for their bouquets, buttonholes, table arrangement and many more floral displays. Here are a few of our seasonal British summer flower favourites that […]

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7 Reasons why you need a photo booth at your wedding!

Entertainment Your guests will love it. Here at Shilstone, we have our very own Photo Booth situated in our Mughal marquee. Photo Booths have become an ever growing part of weddings offering guests and hosts the chance to come away with fun, instantly shareable and personal souvenirs. Suitable for all ages Friends, family and children […]

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Come Rain or Shine at Shilstone

Whatever the weather, your wedding day will be spectacular and nothing, in theory, can rain on your parade! But, we always need to be prepared for the great British weather! The weather forecast apps on your phone become your best friend leading up to the day of your wedding! Rain, however, should never ruin your […]

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Calling all Shilstone’s Happily Married 2016 & 2017 Couples!

Please share the love of your 2016 or 2017 Shilstone wedding day with the South West Wedding Awards. With the 2018 South West Wedding Awards upon us, Shilstone House has entered the ‘Wedding Venue – Country’ category. The South West Wedding Awards are Devon and Cornwall’s premier people’s choice awards for weddings. The Awards recognise […]

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Our Five Favourite Elements of Pippa Middleton’s Wedding Day

Over the weekend, the beautiful wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews’ took place. We were all patiently waiting for that first glimpse of the big day. We have selected our favourite five elements that we loved about their wedding day. 1. The Dress Pippa’s gown was stunning. The gorgeous Giles Deacon wedding dress screamed […]

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Flamingo Themed Wedding Ideas

Vibrant, fun and totally cheerful, the Flamingo has made its way into all our hearts. It’s no surprise that this has become one of the hottest new wedding trends this season. We’ve had our first sighting of these pretty pink feathered friends at Shilstone House in Devon. Bright pink inflatable flamingos styled our Mughal marquee […]

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

A rise in trend of beautiful bright, clashing colours has recently been appearing on our favourite social media platform, Pinterest. Using bright colours can lift any room, inject real personality and can often add impact to any wedding venue. Flowers Flowers can be a great point to start a colour scheme with colours that complement […]

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Our Spring Wedding Flower Tips

Springtime, the season of transformations. Here at Shilstone House in Devon the trees and flowers are blossoming, lots of beautiful shades of pinks and whites appearing in the gardens with the magnolia now dropping its leaves we can make way for all the beautiful spring flowers. With the temperature rising to a more bearable degree, […]

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Shilstone Devon Wedding Venue on Salvage Hunters

On Wednesday 7th September, Shilstone House the Devon Wedding Venue made an appearance on the much loved show, Salvage Hunters. Now in its ninth series, Salvage Hunters see’s Britain’s leading decorative salvage dealer, Drew Pritchard, scouring the country for antiques. The first episode of the new series finds Drew making the 320-mile journey from his teams base […]

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