A day overflowing with whimsical romance, Grace & Sam’s summer wedding unfolded like the pages of a fairytale against the Essex countryside.

Uniting at the historic Dedham Parish Church, nerves of excitement instantly gave way to beaming smiles as the groom laid eye on his stunning bride.

Following the grand ceremony, the glowing newlyweds slipped away to the boathouse where they took an intimate cruise along the river, arriving in style at their elegant garden reception.

Speeches were in fine form as the party recounted hilarious memories with the help of some props and plenty of champagne cheers, before filling the dance floor for an evening of celebration.