Feather & Birch Photography

Childhood Sweethearts: Aliesha + Jonathan tie the knot at Hunter Valley Gardens


A true love story – of childhood sweethearts Aliesha and Jonathan, who met at the tender age of fifteen. Tying the knot in the in the most gorgeous of venue at the Hunter Valley Gardens, the pair combined the brides wish for both a beach and vineyard  wedding into one spectacular ensemble!

On The Proposal…

The evening began with a helicopter ride to Sydney from the Blue Mountains. Next, we were taken from the airport in a Bentley to the Park Hyatt. There, we had a beautiful degustation dinner in the Dining Room, followed by a romantic walk along the harbor. He proposed in the most romantic way,with the view overlooking the lights.”

On The Venue…

Originally, I wanted a beach wedding which evolved into a vineyard wedding, which turned into an end product at the Hunter Valley Gardens where I got the best of both worlds.”


On The Photographer…

My favourite moment from our wedding day was when my husband and I took the time to go offsite with our photographer  Feather and Birch Photography, alongside our videographer and wedding party between the ceremony and reception, to capture some heartfelt shots. For us, it was really important to take in the day and everything that had happened so far and share in the excitement of the evening ahead with those we love the most.”

On The Dress…

It was quite the process, it took many shopping trips! I drew my inspiration for my wedding gown from lots of pins on my dream board. Interestingly enough, the dress I ended up with was completely different to what I had imagined, but as soon as you see the perfect one, you just know. I fell in love with it!”

A huge thank you to Aliesha and Jonathan for taking the time to share their special day at Hunter Valley Garden and to their photographer Feather and Birch Photography for allowing us to publish these beautiful shots.

Amy O'Regan

Amy O'Regan is our Content & Social Media Assistant here at WeddingDates. A journalism graduate, she's passionate about photography and things content-related.

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