We have created Walton Castle wedding photographs a number of times in the past we were looking forward to revisiting this exclusive venue near Bristol for this Chocolate themed wedding.

Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs- Morning Preparation

We arrived to find Rebbecca inside the castle with her bridesmaids having hair and make-up styled in the living room. It was clear from the start that this wedding would be a sweet chocolate themed wedding. On the doors to various room around the venue had chocolate themed names from Turkish Delight to Yorkie . The purple colour of the bridesmaids dresses and the groom and groomsmen ties was a distinctive Cadburys purple.

Chocolate buttons door signage from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Bridesmaid has wedding hair styled on wedding morning in Walton castle wedding
Bridal bouquet with purple and red flowers from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Bride and sister enjoy cocktails on wedding morning with curlers in hair
Detailed bridal dressing gown for Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
    
Cadbury wrapper leaf in Chocolate Themed Wedding bouquet Photographs

The wedding cake from Choccywoccydoodah a simply amazing creation that stood about 4ft tall with chocolate rabbit topped with lollypops.

choccywoccydoodah wedding cake with rabbit, roses and love hearts

Continuing with the chocolate theme Rebbecca had decorated both her shoes and those of the bridesmaids.

Golden wedding shoes decorated with pearls and red and purple flowers

Rebbecca wore a two piece wedding dress. The first part a skirt which was an off white colour decorated with red flower detail and of course cadbury purple flowers and lace. The second part was a basque top with purple lace detail and red and purple ribbons at the back.

Wedding dress hangs in the window from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Red satin flowers and purple patterned lace on Chocolate Themed Wedding dress

Maid of Honour has hair styled for Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Bride with mother on morning of Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Bride with bridesmaids and mother during preparations before Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Maid of Honour looks at the bride during preparations before Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Bride takes a moment during preparations before Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Bridesmaid checks herself in mirror on morning of Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Maid of honour and bridesmaid on morning of Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Maid of Honour helps bridesmaid with dress from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Usher in grey checked suit and red rose buttonhole from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Rebecca and Ben wedding planning bible from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Father of the bride takes a drink on morning of Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Bride has make up styled while maid of honour looks on from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Mother of the bride with wedding dress from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Smiling flower girl with floral bouquet from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Flower girl hides behind fan at Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Flower girls look out of the castle window from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
 
Red and purple lacing on Chocolate Themed Wedding dress at Walton Castle
Mother of the bride laces bride into wedding dress at Walton Castle wedding
Bride is laced onto chocolate themed wedding dress with red and purple lace

Ben was getting ready in one of the turrets with his groomsmen. The chaps wore traditional wedding suits with Cadbury purple ties and red rose buttonholes. Ben wore an almost ‘Willy Wonker style’ top hat with Cadburys purple ribbon. Soon all the guest were in place and Ben stood front and center waiting for his wife to be.

Groomsmens red rose buttonholes for Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Grooms Iron Man cuff links from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Groom has red rose buttonhole pinned from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Wedding rings atop red rose buttonhole from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Groom is ready at Walton castle Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Father of the bride in top hat smiles at groomsmen await arrival of the bride

Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs- Outdoor Ceremony

As the sun beamed down upon the castle Rebbecca descended from the master bedroom lead by her flower girls and bridesmaids. Accompanied by her father she came out of the castle and up the Cadbury’s purple carpet. Rebbecca’s sister and MOH gave a short reading before the registrars completed the official parts of the ceremony.

Bride exits castle door into wedding ceremony at Walton Castle
Walton Castle wedding ceremony under stone archway with groom in top hat
Father of the bride gives away his daughter at Walton Castle wedding ceremony
Chocolate Themed Wedding ceremony at Walton Castle wedding venue
Aerial view of wedding ceremony with purple carpet at Walton Castle
Maid of honour in purple dress gives reading at Walton Castle wedding

Rebbecca’s mother then delivered a reading before Rebbecca and Ben made their very personal promises to one another. This caused tears of both joy and laughter among the guests.

Mother of the bride's reading at Walton castle wedding in Bristol
Embarrassed bride as groom reads vows during Walton Castle wedding
Bride reads vows to groom under castle archway at Walton Castle wedding venue
Emotional wedding guests cry during Walton Castle wedding ceremony

The newlyweds shared a first kiss as husband and wife before the guests gathered to shower them with confetti.

Weddign confetti at Chocolate Themed Wedding at Walton Castle wedding venue

The drinks reception was held in the grounds of the castle supplied by Alterego while guests enjoyed various garden games. Wedding band Against All Odds supplied the soundtrack and Kieran Miller from Kierex Event Productions was on hand to ensure the day ran smoothly.

Castle archway with red and blue flowers decorations at Walton Castle
Father of the groom in top hat with red bow tie and red rose at wedding
Flower girl plays with wedding lawn games in front of Walton Castle wedding venue
Ladies playing lawn croquet at Walton Castle wedding venue with stone sculptures
Wedding guests play badminton at Walton Castle wedding in Bristol

Chocolate Themed Wedding Breakfast and Speeches

We stole the happy couple away for a few moments to capture some images of just the two of them against the backdrop of the castle.

Bride adn groom kiss under entrance door way at Walton Castle wedding
Bride and groom couple photographs under flowers at Walton Castle wedding

Chocolate cake wedding shoes with floral shoe at Chocolate Themed Wedding

After returning them to their guests we headed for the turret used for the wedding breakfast. The whole room had been decorated with all thing chocolaty and sweet . Candy canes hung from the table centerpieces and giant Bon Bons hung from the ceiling.

Chocolate Themed Wedding breakfast set up at Walton Castle wedding venue
Edible wedding favors from Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Decorative twigs with butterflies and roses at Chocolate Themed Wedding
Hand made decoupage wine glass wedding box with cogs and white doves
Custom made wine glasses with fimo leaves and ribboning
Butterfly decorations on white sticks at Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs

The father of the bride kicked off the speeches followed by a few words from the step father of the bride. Ben then took center stage and gave thanks to everyone who had helped the day go perfectly. To conclude the speeches it was up to Ben’s brother, the best man. He didn’t disappoint and for the second time had may people in tears of joy and laughter.

Bride cringes and sister laughs at Walton Castle wedding speeches
Father of the bride gives wedding speech in tweed three piece suit
Father of the bride with red rose button hole and tiny wedding speech
Bride portrait during speeches at Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Grooms wedding speech at Walton Castle Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Groom's speech at Walton Castle Chocolate Themed Wedding Photographs
Wedding speeches by best man at Walton Castle wedding venue
Best man's speech at Walton Castle wedding breakfast chocolate themed wedding
Groom cringes during best man's speech at Chocolate Themed Wedding

Chocolate Themed Wedding Evening Entertainment

Continuing with the all things sweet theme the guests were treated to freshly made candy floss and a chocolate fountain.

Groom with candy floss bead in red tent at Chocolate Themed Wedding
Wedding guest in blue floral dress laughs at Walton Castle wedding drinks reception

Rebbecca threw her bouquet before cutting the cake with her husband. Everyone then returned to the turret for the first dance. A Phil Collins track performed by Phil Collins tribute act Andrew James.

Bride throws wedding bouquet at Walton Castle wedding venue
Wedding guests eating candy floss next to stone sculpture at Walton Castle
Wedding guest book for messages from wedding guests with pen
Close up first dance photograph with disco lighting at Walton Castle wedding
Bride and groom dancing surrounded by guests at Walton Castle wedding
Bride and groom dance to Phil Collins tribute at for wedding first dance
First dance at Chocolate Themed Wedding at Walton Castle, Bristol

After the first dance he banged out all the Phil Collins hits and the dance floor filled up. The Wonka bar was busy and in between the music guests continued to play the garden game with varying degrees of success. To kick of the second set Rebbecca and her sister joined in and belted out the Collins classic Easy Lover.

Andrew James professional Phil Collins act at Walton Castle wedding
Bride and sister dance under disco lights to wedding DJ at Walton Castle
Maid of honour in purple dress dancing at Walton Castle wedding
Phil Collins act sings at Chocolate Themed Wedding at Walton Castle
Bride and sister sing duet with Phil Collins act at Walton Castle Wedding
Bride and sister sing with Phil Collins act at Walton Castle Wedding

With the sun setting the extra lighting that Rebbecca had brought in really came into its own. Illuminated candy canes lead the way up to the door of the castle. Scattered around the garden colour changing up lighters shone up the stone walls. We couldn’t help having a play with these and capturing some amazing images for the bride and groom to enjoy.

Beautiful sunset over Bristol Channel at Walton Castle wedding photographs

Bride and groom outside a castle door with white and blue lighting
Bride and groom hug in front of castle door with pink and green lights
Bride and groom with purple and blue lighting outside Walton Castle door
Bride and groom with rainbow lighting at Walton Castle wedding venue
Rainbow coloured candy cane lights at Chocolate themed wedding
Walton Castle wedding venue in Bristol up lit at night by one thousand words

Dorset wedding photographers one thousand words wedding photography

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