Photography by Enchanted Bride Photography

So excited, goofy, too smiley, nervous butterflies, mesmerised at how gorgeous William looked in his suit

Lorah-Kate and William, January 2018

Bride’s name: Lorah-Kate Thompson

Groom’s name: William James Allen

Length of engagement: 4 months and 5 days!

Wedding date: Saturday 6th January 2018

Ceremony and reception venue: Bathing Hut and Pentillie Castle

Bride stood outside the Bathing Hut just before the ceremony

We met… At work (Primary school in London) and we both happened to be lucky enough to be from the same county up north

First impressions of your husband: He’s cute, then I was put in his class to cover him where I really got to know all about him

Bride & Groom in the Bathing Hut

His first impressions of you: Stunning eyes and gorgeous smile

What was your proposal? At the top of the Gomergrat Mountain in Switzerland, on a little ledge sticking out over the glacier

What were your wedding theme/ colours? Simplicity

Bride & Groom with confetti throwing

What flowers did you choose? Pastel pink and dark pink flowers with lots of tones and textures, creating a wild statement. Roses, astrantia, green bell, asparagus fern and stock

Bridal Bouquet

We chose our venue because… it looked beautiful, was in a gorgeous location and wasn’t too far from London

Bride & Groom with statue of Sir James Tillie

I chose my dress because…. it fit! It was the only maternity dress that I liked that fit well

How did you feel as you walked down the aisle? So excited, goofy, too smiley, nervous butterflies, mesmerised at how gorgeous William looked in his suit

What was your favourite part of the wedding? All of it! The photos in the grounds were fun, getting muddy in our wellies

What is your top tip for other elopement couples? Don’t stress, enjoy every moment, don’t sweat the little details so much

Suppliers –

Photographer: Enchanted Brides

Dress: Seraphine

Shoes: ASOS

Grooms Suit: Reiss  Grooms Shoes: Clarks

Flowers: Grace and Thorn – London

Cake: Friend

Make-up: Profile Hair and Beauty

Hair: Profile Hair and Beauty



For more details on Elopement Weddings at Pentillie please contact the Castle Office on 01579 350044 or email the team at