Real Weddings

The Couple

Tell us a little about how you met
 

Tim and I both grew up in Antrim but never met, and we both moved away to live in various cities across the world including New York, Manchester, and Liverpool. It wasn't until Tim and I moved back home again, that we finally met.  And then came to realise that we had both lived in the same cities at the same time but just never crossed paths. 

 
Talk us through the proposal

Tim and I both enjoy a day climbing in the Mourne Mountains. So off we set, on a regular wet and windy Saturday in September, to climb Slieve Bearnagh. Not letting the weather get to us,  as Tim had mentioned he had brought some cake to enjoy at the top.  'Great,' I thought, 'a little treat, we should have brought some tea!' So we had our lunch and enjoyed the view. Tim started to walk about looking for the perfect spot to have our cake.  So after a while of walking in circles and between the rocks, I declared 'I'm having my cake here!' and sat down on a rock. So Tim handed me the cake tin, and I began to open it. Still not realising what was going on, I thought, 'these look like fancy cakes' and then I saw the small box in the middle of the tin, surrounded by roses. Tim was on one knee and asked me to marry him! And of course, I said YES!

 

The Setting

Ceremony
 

The Phantom House

 
Reception
 

The Four Seasons Suite

 
Why Galgorm Resort & Spa
 

After visiting a few wedding venues we decided on the Galgorm Resort. We fell in love with the setting, the amazing hotel, and spa, with a beautiful river along side the resort. This combined with the friendly and welcoming first meeting with Rose, we just knew that all our wedding preparation was in safe and professional hands.

 
What made you choose a Resort location
 

Choosing a resort location really took a lot of the stress out of organising our wedding. With everything under one roof, we really could relax and enjoy our day!

 
Tell us the most memorable part of your day
 

The ceremony was the most memorable part of our day. We found the Phantom Room to be the perfect setting for our relaxed and intimate ceremony.

 
Advice for future couples
 

Take time, don't stress and enjoy the preparation. We really loved our visits to the Galgorm Resort, (especially the Gin Library and the spa!) meeting various people and business along the way, as the excitement builds towards our big day!

The Dream Team  

Galgorm Wedding Planner
 

Rose

 
Wedding Stationery
 

Darling Stationery

 
Cake
 

The Cake Parlour

Flowers
 

Sally's Florist

 
Entertainment
 

The Promise (Starling Entertainments)

 
Décor & Design
 

Fairytales

 
Photographer
 

David McClean

 
Videographer
 

Capture Wedding Video

 
Theme
 
Romantic Rustic
 

The Glad Rags

Wedding Dress & Accessories
 

Angelstar

 
Bridesmaid's Dresses
 

Angelstar

 
Groomswear
 

House of Fraser

 

The Glam Squad

 
Hair
 

Danibelle

 
Makeup
 

ByKerri

 
Nails

 NYC Nails Ballymena

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