Emily & Richard’s St.Pierre wedding in Chepstow was on a rainy day in August which started out very wet and turned into a lovely afternoon with gorgeous light. There was a traditional ceremony at Holy Trinity Christchurch in Newport and then we went on to the reception at St.Pierre Marriott Hotel near Chepstow. Emily & Richard wanted their wedding photographs to be as natural and fun as possible with a more traditional shots mixed in. St.Pierre is quite a traditional wedding venue with some spaces that allow for some really gorgeous romantic shots.

Emily & Richard may have had a little jump on the bed as well.

My Favourite part of the day was when Emily & Richard exchanged gifts with each other. Richard’s gift was a set of Royal Doulton glasses and decanter and Emily’s gift was a pair of the most wonderful Christian Louboutin black patent leather shoes. You can see from the photographs she was rather happy!

Here’s what St.Pierre has to say about themselves:

“The striking natural beauty of South Wales is yours to experience at our country hotel. Housed within a historic 14th century manor home in Chepstow, St. Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club is surrounded by 400 acres of parkland in the beautiful Wye Valley. Stretch out in our immaculately designed rooms, which offer pillowtop bedding, high-speed internet and a flat-screen TV, or book one of our suites for breathtaking country views. Additional hotel amenities include a heated indoor pool and a fully equipped gym, as well as a tranquil on-site spa. Perfect your swing on one of our two championship golf courses, which offer challenging play and wonderful views. And stop by our outstanding hotel restaurants for seasonal cuisine, a cocktail or a delicious Afternoon Tea. If you’re planning an event in Chepstow, you can make use of our flexible venues, modern technology and delicious catering services. We’re eagerly awaiting your arrival here in Wales at St. Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club.”

It is a lovely venue just down the road from me and I can thoroughly recommend it if you are looking for a more traditional venue with classically beautiful countryside grounds where you know everything for your gorgeous reception can be catered for under one roof.


Ceremony – Holy Trinity Christchurch, Newport
Reception – St.Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Chepstow.
Dress: Charlottle Alexander
Suits: Dyffed men’s wear and formal fire service wear
Makeup and hair: Jenna McDonnell

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