Teenage sweethearts, Katie and Tim, celebrated their wedding at the grand Stradey Park Hotel & Spa

Katie and Tim met at their local nightclub when they were teenagers. “We were introduced by a mutual friend but weren’t looking for anything serious at the time,” says Katie. “The next day Tim took me on our first date to the beach, and within two weeks we were ’official’. I don’t think either of us thought too far into the future at the time as we were so young, but we made it through university, brought a house a year after and two years on we had a beautiful daughter.”

Tim popped the question on their 11th anniversary. “We booked a night away at Celtic Manor Resort,” shares the bride. “After a lovely day at the spa, we were having a drink on the balcony getting ready to go out for a meal, when he surprised me by getting down on one knee. It was such a nice feeling phoning family to tell them, and then spending the evening in our newly engaged bubble.”

Katie and Tim's contacts

Venue and catering, Stradey Park Hotel & Spa, www.stradeyparkhotel.com 
Photographer, Oliver J Photography, www.oliverjphotography.com 
Bride's dress, Grace Loves Lace, www.graceloveslace.com 
Hair stylist, Creations Hair Salon, www.facebook.com/creationsammanford 
Bridesmaids' make-up, Nicola Makeup, www.nicolamakeup.com 
Bridesmaids' dresses, Asos, www.asos.com 
Groom's suit, Dyfed Menswear, www.dyfedmenswear.co.uk 
Cake, Carys Cakes, www.carys-cakes.com 
Ice cream, Mario's Ice Cream, www.mariosicecream.com 
Transport, Davies Coaches, www.daviescoachesonline.co.uk 
Stationery, Revolver Design Studios, www.revolver.design 
Band, Brohemian, www.musichq.co.uk 
Acoustic singer, Jemma Krysa, www.facebook.com/jemmakrysa 
Saxophonist, Olly Jenkins – Musician, www.facebook.com/ollyjenkinssax

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