John Torode and Lisa Faulkner have shared the first snaps of their beautiful country house wedding.
The couple tied the knot on Thursday at the ultra-glamorous Aynhoe Park in Banbury, and have shared the first look inside their wedding on Friday.
Lisa wrote: “Yesterday I married the man of my dreams @johntorodecooks and we had the BEST Day EVER, filled with all our family and friends and such Love. Thank you @aynhoepark we didn’t want to leave!”
Lisa, 47, looked stunning in a silk and lace wedding dress as she held hands with her new husband.
She held a beautiful autumnal bridal bouquet made up of orange and pink flowers, which perfectly matched her wedding theme, the season and her husband’s buttonhole.
John, 54, shared a different photo to his Instagram account where he lifted his new wife up in the air.
In a gushing caption he wrote: “Officially married the girl of my dreams yesterday @lisafaulknercooks what a day!! Thank you @aynhoepark.” Don’t they just look adorable?
Lisa, who has been engaged to the MasterChef judge since Christmas Day last year, posted her first sneak-peek of the wedding on Thursday morning.
As she prepared to tie the knot, she posted a photograph on her Instagram stories where she wore cute polka dot pyjamas and let her long blonde hair fall freely.
She wrote: “Good morning! Very exciting day today.”
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The pair had paid close attention to all of their wedding day details, choosing a playful animal theme and making the most of their wedding venue’s giant giraffe statue.
Their order of service cards were decorated with adorable zebra illustrations.
There were plenty of familiar faces in attendance, including Amanda Holden, EastEnders’ star Tamzin Outhwaite, former Corrie actor Charlie Condou and John’s MasterChef co-host Gregg Wallace. And all of them seemed to enjoy it just as much as the couple did, sharing snippets of the day on social media.
Amanda, 48, teamed a beautiful blush wedding guest dress with trainers after breaking her leg in two places while on holiday. But she put on a brave face nonetheless!
Amanda was also seen posing on Charlie’s Instagram Stories with himself and Tamzin.
Actress Angela Griffin was another famous face to attend the wedding.
She looked incredible in a stunning floral winter wedding guest dress and beamed as she prepared to watch the happy couple tie the knot.
The big day comes after Lisa’s equally as lavish hen party which was held at Oxfordshire’s Soho Farmhouse earlier in the year.
Angela Griffin shared a photo of the girls celebrating. She wrote: “Very, very funny night celebrating this ones impending nuptials. Enough Picante De La Casa’s to sink a ship, All the Way Jay entertained and we danced our socks off. Happy Hen @lisafaulknercooks . #love #hens #sohofarmhouse #penyen”
Lisa and John have been dating since 2015 and announced their engagement on Instagram at Christmas time.
Lisa wrote: “My gorgeous John completely surprised me on Christmas Day and asked me to marry him!”
Congratulations to the happy couple!