Tag Archives: West Sussex

Kingley Vale, West Sussex

Kingley Vale in West Sussex near Chichester is an ancient wood full of fascinatingly twisted veteran yew trees. Some are amongst the oldest living things in the country. A trail leads you through the woodland and onto the chalk grassland. It’s a beautiful walk, full of variety and is the habitat of many different birds and butterflies. We visited on a bleak and misty afternoon in January so wildlife was scarce but were lucky to occasionally see glimpses of sunlight through the dank and dark woods making it even more mysterious.Kingley ValeKingley Vale 2

April wedding at Southend Barns

Lex and Andy married at the stunning venue of Southend Barns in Donnington near Chichester. The beautifully restored and decorated barns are part of a working farm. The day was simply gorgeous. Everything went smoothly, including the spectacular Chinook fly past and as a friend of the family it was a privilege to be invited as a guest as well as photographer. Obviously my celebrations didn’t start until work was finished, although I did enjoy taking candids of the after dinner dancing and craziness! The meal and canapes by Food and Fork were fantastic and the flowers by Wild Willow were simple yet stunning; fresh and natural and perfect for this stylish wedding.

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Beautiful village wedding

Tam and Giles chose to have their wedding at All Saints Church in the historic village of Lindfield. A beautiful ceremony was followed by a walk through a tree lined alley to a marquee overlooking nearby fields. A gorgeous setting for a lovely couple! Here’s a taster of the day.Getting Ready 1 Getting Ready 3Wedding 2

Tam & Giles Wedding - Ceremony - COLOUR-CHURCH

Tam & Giles Wedding - Ceremony - COLOUR-CHURCH

Tam & Giles Wedding - portraits

Tam & Giles Wedding - portraits

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Tam & Giles Wedding - Portraits

Tam & Giles Wedding - Portraits