Author: Alexandra Goodchild

Menswear firm voted the ‘Best in Britain’ at National Wedding Industry Awards

A South Cambridgeshire menswear store has been named the nation’s best – earning the coveted accolade at a national awards ceremony regarded as ‘The Oscars’ of the wedding industry. Staff at Chimney Formal Menswear, in High Street, Bassingbourn took to the stage at the 2018 Bridal Buyer Awards having been voted the Best Men’s Formalwear… Read more »

South Farm Open Day 2018

We were super-excited to receive over 550 visitors to our Open Day on June 12th and the day was a great success enjoyed by all. A very big thank you to everyone who came to see us! The sun was shining and it was lovely to see our guests exploring our beautiful farmhouse, barns and… Read more »

Outdoor Wedding Ideas

If you have your heart set on a stunning outdoor wedding, then South Farm is the perfect venue for you. Set in lovely rural countryside South Farm offers a beautiful back-drop for gorgeous garden weddings in Cambridge. The sweeping driveway lined with fairy-lit cherry trees leads to the country farmhouse. Beyond the picture-perfect country house… Read more »

How to Pick your Wedding Photographer!

Finding the perfect wedding photographer to capture your day can be a challenge, not least because there are so many excellent photographers out there with so many different styles.  So it’s really important to find one that you feel comfortable with and one that can interpret your own sense of style and make sure you… Read more »

5 Wedding Questions you Probably Didn’t Know to Ask!

Rural Wedding Venues South Farm Hertfordshire

Who lift’s the bride’s veil during the ceremony? You’ve chosen your dress and to top it off you are wearing the most gorgeous veil – you feel amazing and you can’t wait to take those long-awaited steps down the aisle towards your groom and married bliss…but hang on!  What happens when you walk down the… Read more »

Boho Wedding!

If you are searching for your dream Wedding Venue and have a laid-back ambiance in mind, then look no further than beautiful South Farm. The family owned rustic wedding venue nestled in stunning countryside has gorgeous gardens, historic barn buildings and a beautiful Grade II listed country farmhouse plus a range of unique and quirky… Read more »

How to Dress Your Best Man

Here are some suggestions to help you choose a style which reflects his importance but doesn’t overshadow you, as the Groom. Firstly, let’s consider the important role of the Best Man on your wedding day. Amongst an array of duties he is at your side, driving you to the ceremony, ensuring all the guests are… Read more »


We were super-excited to receive over 450 visitors to our Open Evening on June 6th.  The evening was a great success and we would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who joined us! Despite a blustery and rainy start to the day we were delighted when the sun came out to… Read more »

Wedding Timelines: 8 Weeks To Go!

8 weeks before Plan your final dress fitting Plan any finishing touches to your day such as table plan, card and gift box, guest signing book, order of services etc. Confirm all timings with your suppliers 3 weeks before Review final guest list and contact any guests who have not replied. At South Farm we… Read more »

Wedding Timelines: 6-3 Months To Go!

6 months before Choose your bridesmaids dress if you haven’t already Choose and order wedding invitations and any additional stationery such as menu cards and order of service – if you are having these. Make sure all your suppliers are finalised, discuss important details like flowers with your florist and your cake with your cake… Read more »

Wedding Timelines: 12-9 Months To Go!

12 Months Before: • Think about your colour scheme and any theme you might like for your wedding. At South Farm we offer our couples a beautiful blank canvas to add their own finishing touches, no matter how simple or elaborate! We have had weddings with wonderful themes from vintage tea parties, garden fete and… Read more »

Wedding Timelines!

Planning your wedding can be a busy and sometimes stressful time.  At South Farm we have a team of dedicated wedding planners on hand to help with any questions and give guidance along the way.  There is no question we can’t answer and we thought it would be helpful to all couples planning their wedding… Read more »