Running of the Brides at Van Dyk with Hallam FM

MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS to all the Brides who competed in the Running of the Brides at Van Dyk!

Brides signed up to win the wedding of their dreams thanks to Van Dyk and Hallam FM. Each bride raised £1000 for charity and was entered in to the race for the perfect day.

Set in beautiful surroundings with award-winning food and exceptional facilities, Van Dyk boasts a range of wedding packages which can be tailored to suit each couple’s bespoke wedding day. Van Dyk offers a choice of private rooms for wedding breakfasts, fully-licensed civil ceremonies and evening wedding receptions, a fantastic honeymoon suite and has plenty of accommodation for your guests and a fabulous new Wedding Garden.

Ten brides took place to win one fabulous prize of a £20,000 wedding at Van Dyk.

The final of the Running of the Brides took place in the beautiful grounds of Van Dyk on 15th February, seeing the brides take up 4 challenges aiming to win the wonderful prize.

After their warmup for the big race, a sprint start to Challenge 1 saw the brides undertake Speed Drinking of Buck’s Fizz, before heading to Challenge 2 - Throwing the bouquet, each bride requiring to throw their bouquet over their shoulder and clearing the goal. The bride contestants swiftly moved on to Challenge 3 to Find names to make their table plan, attaching all the names to their seating plans with corks and pins in the quickest possible time! The final challenge was a sprint to the finishing line in our beautiful gardens where a prize of a £20,000 wedding at Van Dyk was waiting.

Our winner was bride number 5, Abigail who described the race, as “Amazing, amazing!” and was overwhelmed by winning the fantastic wedding at Van Dyk.

Watch Abigail’s reaction and how she won her £20,000 wedding prize at Van Dyk below.