KNOT Ideas & Inspiration
KNOT Ideas & Inspiration: Fal River Weddings Blog
Your guide to weddings around the Fal River. Insider tips, sneak peeks and more.
Hand chosen recommended partners in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that embody the luxury, romance and allure that the river evokes.
18 June 2018
We invited leading Humanist Celebrant Zena Birch on board our beautiful charter boat Moyana to talk about the possibility of a wedding ceremony on the water...
22 February 2018
A county famed for its gastronomy and hospitality, Cornwall is jam-packed full of delectable afternoon tea options. We have shortlisted the clotted crème de la crème of establishments offering high tea heaven for your hen party.
20 January 2018
Winter is a truly enchanting time of year to tie the knot in Cornwall. The frosty months can provide endless inspiration and open up a whole bunch of possibilities when it comes to floral design. Get inspired for your bouquets buttonholes and beyond with our guide to picking your flowers for a wintertime wedding.
19 January 2018
Ever dreamt of a Winter Wedding? Here at Knot we think saying ‘I do’ at this time of the year can be utterly magical. We asked experienced Wedding Planner Jenny Wren to tells us what to keep in mind when planning a winter wedding. Prepare to be inspired...
17 January 2018
Is there such a thing as a perfect lipstick colour? We’ve enlisted the help of a professional makeup artist Stacey Cremin, to shed some light on how to achieve the perfect pout for your big day...
11 January 2018
We could genuinely stare at Chris Symonds pictures for hours if we let ourselves. If you're searching for the right person to capture your big day with a natural style and artistic touch, look no further than this incredibly talented photographer from Falmouth.
19 December 2017
We love all of the ideas for themes when it comes to wedding stationery. After all, that Save The Date is the first glimpse that anyone will have of your wedding so that totally sets the tone. Beach wedding? A sandy vibe is essential. Black tie dinner? Make it formal with a stylish and elaborate invitation. Here are some of our favourite themes and the talented teams in charge of designing and delivering them.
16 December 2017
Oh we do love a good proposal and this is the time of year we expect to hear the most announcements as we approach Christmas and New Year (not to mention Valentine’s Day just around the corner!). We’ve put together some of our favourite proposal suggestions to give the chaps a helping hand when it comes to asking that big question in style.
14 December 2017
Hotel Tresanton is an iconic hotel and with good reason. Situated in an unrivalled location in St Mawes, it is chic, classy and comfortable. Luxury furnishings, open fires, panoramic sea views and location and cuisine unlike any other, Tresanton is the crème de la crème of hotels in the UK and has been awarded the top award for service at the National Geographic Traveller magazine Big Sleep Awards, along with being named the Conde Nast Johansens UK Waterside Hotel of the Year.
4 December 2017
This month we got to enjoy a cuppa and an all-important slice of cake with baking royalty herself, Emily Hankins! For those of you who are as in awe of her creations and immense talent as we are, read on and enjoy finding out more about this marvellous maker.
1 December 2017
We love nothing more than a beautiful headpiece or a dramatic veil. After all, you only really have one opportunity in your life to wear a veil, it seems a shame to give it a miss. But with so many beautiful options for headwear, we can see why people would opt for something alternative. We’ve featured some of our favourites when it comes to turning heads.
28 November 2017
We love to hunt out the most secluded spots to get married and create an intimate wedding to remember, whether for two guests or a few more. We've put together our favourite secret spaces for saying your vows somewhere a little different to the mainstream, here are our hidden spots for tying the knot.
20 November 2017
This month we got to interview one of the venues closest to our hearts, we have a soft spot for The Greenbank Hotel and so it was a real honour to interview their wedding planner, Jane. So without further ado, over to Jane...
9 October 2017
We spent the morning catching up with The Bridal House to find out what the upcoming trends are for 2018 in bridal and to peruse their gorgeous new gowns. We may or may not have held said gowns against us, swishing around in circles and imagining getting married again (sorry but with a collection this divine we may be marrying multiple times between now and next summer!). Read on to hear all about the glitz, the glam and the gorgeous.
2 October 2017
Where to begin? The romance and history that this castle evokes is undeniable. Imagine sweeping sea views from the castle roof, drinks on the lawn and the romantic candlelit Castle Keep, complete with twinkling fairy lights and hurricane lanterns lighting the aisle.
7 September 2017
If there’s one thing we love, it’s getting beautified and what better time to go all out and get your glam on than the big day itself (and the trial, and your hen party, and perhaps for your minimoon… a bit of pampering never goes amiss).
5 September 2017
St Mawes, you have a piece of our hearts forever. Once a peaceful fishing village and now a bustling tourist trap, St Mawes has retained its pretty streets and cobbled cottage style as well as its magnificent position on the water.
10 August 2017
When it comes to finding the perfect venue we have a tick list of what we’re looking for and one of those tick boxes includes a romantic and oh-so-stylish honeymoon suite. We’ve chosen five of our favourites, perfect for the wedding night or a special anniversary, read on for suite-spiration!
8 August 2017
What can we say about Zena? She’s the sort of woman who once you meet you never forget. Zena is a popular and highly personal humanist wedding celebrant. What is a humanist wedding? It is a ceremony that is not religious in content but can be as formal or informal as you choose.
15 July 2017
There’s only so many toasters and bed linen sets that a couple can receive before it becomes a bit monotonous. So we put together our favourite five gifts with a difference. Something unique and unusual because nobody needs more cutesy couple ornaments on their mantelpiece.
19 June 2017
We get the impression we aren't the only ones that love Emily Hankins. She's been featured in some pretty impressive places including Rock My Wedding, Brides magazine and Love My Dress. So we feel somehow that we're a little late to the party. But better late than never!
12 June 2017
You know what they say, photography is one of the most important parts of your wedding to get right. After all, it’s all you have left after the big day. You will look at your photographs as a memory of the most amazing (yet over-too-quickly) day of your lives.
9 June 2017
What we loved most meeting Kay at Roamer Rose was how unique she was. In a world of fashions and trends, so slavishly following the catwalk and the magazines as they tell us what’s in vogue, Roamer Rose is about embracing the original, being a one off. Truly embodying your unique difference. We love this.
8 June 2017
It is no surprise that so many wedding themes in Cornwall involve the sea. It is such an important part of Cornish culture. From mermaids and pirates to shipwrecks and romance, the sea is behind so much of our history and mythology.
5 June 2017
Nothing beats a fabulous hen do with your favourite girls and with so much to choose from you're bound to find something perfect to suit your style. So whether you're a lady of leisure or after a tad more adventure, there'll be something here to float your... er, paddleboard!
2 May 2017
We love hearing how our Knot brides are personalising their weddings and making them meaningful. The days of having to wear waistcoats and have a welcome line are long gone with more and more couples opting for handmade touches that really reflect their partnership and turning away from tradition.
21 April 2017
Nothing is more exciting than posting out those initial Save the Dates or wedding invitations. That little envelope arriving through the door of friends and family is the first glimpse anyone will have of your big day and sets the tone for what is to follow.
14 April 2017
Obviously it goes without saying but many people don't know that Fal River Cruises is the engine (so to speak) behind Knot. We're a personal, distinctive and characterful wedding collective inspired by the beauty of our surroundings. But it all started with Moyana.
31 March 2017
For the latest in shoes, accessories, hats and headpieces, look no further than Bow Fashion. Bow, based in Falmouth stock bags, scarves, fashion accessories and even collectible bears but they are most renowned for their wedding collection and expertise.
10 March 2017
We love a good wedding movie (and we’re not even getting married!). There’s nothing better than a night with your girlfriends and a good wedding film with some pizza and wine. Here’s some of our favourite films for your girlie night wedding fix...
17 February 2017
We've been picking the brain of the incredible Monica from Sweet Thought Cakes about the things couples need to consider when choosing their wedding cake. Here's the most asked questions on all things delicious:
31 January 2017
We were very excited recently to meet the Head Chef Tim for The Rosevine. Tim spoke to us about his exciting new creations for weddings in Cornwall, specifically the delicious canapés and three-course cuisine he has planned for the bespoke wedding celebrations booked for 2017.
13 January 2017
We love a good wedding, especially one with a twist! We've been on the hunt for unique, alternative wedding ideas for those little details that make all of the difference and we've come up with some cracking ideas to make for a personal celebration that's a little untraditional.
22 December 2016
How often has it happened, that you've found the perfect outfit for a wedding or special occasion but you simply can't find shoes or a handbag to match? Well Bow Fashion Accessories in Falmouth have found the perfect solution.
13 October 2016
The wedding business in Cornwall is booming! Now more than ever is that sentence a fact, Cornwall is one of the top destinations couples in love head to when tying the knot.
10 October 2016
Whether you’re looking for a manor house, or a countryside hideaway, a seaside terrace or private pontoon, a beach on your doorstep, an intimate private house or a magnificent castle, we’ll have a featured venue guaranteed to take your breath away.