13 results for tag: wedding

Getting ready to say “I do” at Uitsig

Some of our favourite photos from weddings – especially those shot at Uitsig – are of the bride and groom getting ready with their bridal parties. You can just feel the sense of anticipation, the butterflies…   When we meet couples for the first time when they come to look at our venue, one of the things they often remark on is how much they like the fact that both the bride and the groom can get ready at the venue itself – either in the guesthouse or the honeymoon suite.

Enjoy a crisp, modern feeling in our warm, old farmhouse

With its old  wooden floors, Dover stove in the kitchen and fireplaces in some of the rooms, Uitsig Guesthouse welcomes guests with a warm, farmhouse feel.

I do… enjoy good coffee at a wedding!

There’s often a certain point at a wedding – perhaps after dancing up a storm in the wee hours, or catching up with a friend you haven’t seen in ages, or when one more glass of champagne might be a bad idea – when you really feel like a good cup of coffee.

Watch: Another beautiful wedding video shot at Uitsig

Martin and Mia celebrated their wedding at Uitsig recently, and it was beautifully captured by Ilse de Vaal.

Keep your guests cool at your summer wedding

While December is peak wedding season in South Africa – all that gorgeous summer sunshine! – it does come with its own challenges. Like how to keep your guests cool if your wedding falls on a hot day. Here are a few of our favourite tips:

Food, glorious food: Catering for your event at Uitsig

Food brings us together. With that in mind, Uitsig provides well-balanced, homemade and delicious meals for friends, family or colleagues.

What to do if it rains on your wedding day

The idea of rain on your wedding day can sound like a nightmare, but what do you do if it’s a distinct possibility? The short answer is: be prepared, trust us, relax, and enjoy the unexpected magic and beautiful things that happen if the skies open.

An autumn wedding at Uitsig

While the days are getting shorter and the evenings ask for a pashmina around your shoulders, a pallet of autumn colour becomes part of our beautiful venue.

A wedding picnic at Uitsig

There are so many beautiful views on the farm at Uitsig that we like to offer guests the opportunity to experience places other than the venue itself. A fun activity after the wedding ceremony is a picnic at our dam.

A festival of lights at Uitsig

On 5 December 2015, our son, Johan, married his beautiful blonde chef, Anri, at Uitsig. The magic of the night had a little bit to do with all the fairy lights that glittered throughout the venue, and a whole lot to do with all the love that flowed from the guests and, most of all, the wonderful couple.