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Choosing an Elopement

Updated: Aug 11, 2020

Elopements........ What are they? Who are they for? Why might you choose to elope? And how might you go about organising one?


Let's dive into the world of elopements in todays blog......



What Is An Elopement?


An elopement put simply is wedding with no more than 3o guests. It is a small intimate celebration to celebrate a couples love, either just the two of them or with a small group of very special people.


History Lesson


Back in the day (many decades ago), to elope meant breaking family rules and running off in secret to marry your loved one. It would usually take place in darkness or thousands of miles away from family in fear of of disapproval.


However nowadays that stigma has been broken. A lot more couples are making a conscious decision to elope and make their weddings about them and celebrating their love for each other, moving away from traditions. Even the regular size weddings (which in the UK is approximately 80-130 guests) are breaking traditions and making their days more YOU and less about tradition, with a rise is blessings happening and freedom of creativity for your day.




Who Is An Elopement For and Why Might You Choose To Elope ?


An elopement is for anyone looking to celebrate love in a intimate way. Perhaps in a romantic setting, that is a little more them and a little less the norm. For the couple who wants it to just be about them.


There are destinations elopements, adventure elopements, and small intimate celebrations of love.


But what reasons may you have, to make you choose to elope?


Well perhaps you want to get married in The Lake District, up in the