Why You Shouldn’t Fear Rain on Your Wedding Day at the Old Hall Ely

If you’re planning a wedding at the Old Hall Ely, you might be worried about the weather. After all, England is known for its unpredictable and often rainy climate. But don’t let that stop you from choosing this stunning venue for your special day. In fact, there are many reasons why rain on your wedding day can be a blessing in disguise. Here are some of them:

Rain is a sign of good luck.

Rain is considered good luck on a wedding day in many cultures around the world. There are a few reasons for this belief.

  • Fertility: Rain is often seen as a symbol of fertility, so it is thought to be a good omen for a couple starting their new life together.
  • Cleansing: Rain is also seen as a symbol of cleansing, so it is thought to wash away any negative energy from the past and start the couple’s new life on a fresh slate.
  • Unity: Rain can also be seen as a symbol of unity, as it brings people together under one roof. This is thought to be a good omen for a couple’s marriage, as it suggests that they will be able to weather any storms that come their way.
  • Tears: In some cultures, rain is also seen as a symbol of tears. This is because it is believed that the bride will shed her last tears on her wedding day, as she is starting a new chapter in her life.

Of course, not everyone believes that rain is good luck on a wedding day. Some people think that it is a sign of bad luck, or that it will bring the couple a lifetime of rainy days. But for those who do believe in the superstition, rain on their wedding day is a sign of good things to come.

Here are some other reasons why rain is considered good luck on a wedding day:

  • It symbolizes a fresh start. Rain can wash away the old and bring in the new, which is a perfect metaphor for a couple starting their lives together.
  • It represents abundance. Rain is essential for life, so it is seen as a sign of abundance and prosperity.
  • It is a symbol of love. Rain is often associated with romance, so it is thought to bring good luck to couples who are starting their lives together.

Of course, whether or not you believe that rain is good luck on a wedding day is up to you. But if you are planning a wedding, and the weather forecast is calling for rain, don’t despair! Just embrace the rain and let it be a part of your special day.

Rain creates a romantic atmosphere.

There’s something magical about rain that can make your wedding day even more memorable and intimate. Imagine cuddling under an umbrella with your partner, sharing a sweet kiss in the rain, or dancing in the puddles with joy. Rain can also create a cosy and warm feeling among your guests, as they gather together to celebrate your love. Plus, rain can add a dramatic and beautiful touch to your wedding photos, as you’ll see below.

Rain makes for stunning photos.

One of the best things about rain on your wedding day is the opportunity to take some amazing photos that you’ll cherish forever. Rain can create some unique and creative effects, such as backlit raindrops, reflections, rainbows, and misty backgrounds. You can also use props like umbrellas, boots, or jackets to add some fun and personality to your shots. The key is to embrace the rain and have fun with it, and trust your photographer to capture the beauty of the moment.

To give you some inspiration, here are some examples of rainy wedding photos here at the Old Hall Ely:

As you can see, rain can make for some incredible wedding photos that you’ll love to look back on.

The Old Hall Ely is the perfect venue for a rainy wedding.

If you’re looking for a venue that can handle any weather situation, look no further than the Old Hall Ely. This remarkable and grand country wedding venue is situated within an idyllic mile just outside historic Ely in Cambridgeshire. It features a beautiful Jacobean manor house, well-groomed grounds, breathtaking views over romantically-scenic lakes and the majestic Ely Cathedral.

The Old Hall Ely offers exclusive use for couples who are looking for an intimate and unforgettable experience on their wedding day. They have an array of unique and opulent guest bedrooms, each one boasting its own special design. They also have a fine dining restaurant that serves delicious dishes with the freshest ingredients. And most importantly, they have a dedicated and professional team that will ensure every detail of your wedding is taken care of.

The Old Hall Ely has several options for your ceremony and reception, depending on your preferences and guest numbers. You can choose from:

  • The Garden Pavilion: A stunning marquee-style structure that can accommodate up to 200 guests. It has glass walls that offer panoramic views of the gardens and lakes, as well as heating and air conditioning systems that can adjust to any weather condition.
  • The Great Hall: A magnificent room that can seat up to 110 guests. It has original oak beams, stone fireplaces, chandeliers, and large windows that overlook the grounds.
  • The Drawing Room: A cozy and elegant room that can host up to 40 guests. It has a fireplace, a grand piano, and a bay window that offers a view of the lake and the cathedral.
  • The Lakeside Gazebo: A romantic and picturesque spot that can host up to 200 guests. It’s located on the edge of the lake, surrounded by flowers and trees. It’s ideal for outdoor ceremonies, weather permitting.

No matter which option you choose, you can rest assured that the Old Hall Ely will provide you with a stunning and comfortable setting for your wedding day. And if it rains, they have plenty of umbrellas, blankets, and heaters to keep you and your guests cozy and happy.

And if you’re interested in booking the Old Hall Ely for your wedding, you can visit our website here or call us at 01353 663275. We would be happy to assist you with your wedding plans.

Have a wonderful day! 🌧️