Here is what our customers say:

Zoe and Stuart Blanchflower May 2020

We absolutely loved our wonderful flowers for our wedding day at Durham Castle last Easter, and received a lot of wonderful comments from our guests too! So much so that the day after the wedding we donated the larger flower displays to care homes local to our home town in Peterborough.  We were going away on a little 'minimoon' straight after the wedding and wanted people to still be able to appreciate them. Family and friends also took some smaller table arrangements with them and said that they lasted well over a week, despite the heat of last April!

Thanks again to the Elvet team for helping to make our day so fantastic!

Zoe and Stuart Blanchflower


Eileen and Alison MacKay August 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful flowers you provided for my daughter Alison's wedding at Durham Castle.  Everything was so perfectly arranged we were so thrilled.

  • Amazing bouquets with David Austen Roses exactly what Alison wanted.
  • Fabulous table arrangements which looked stunning in the castle setting. (I had the top table one on my piano afterwards, looked amazing there too!)
  • The two large arrangements looked beautiful in both the Church and Castle.
  • The hydrangea plants looked nice outside the loos too!

Thank you for your diplomacy and understanding re the flowers for the church pews.

We cannot thank you enough for your huge contribution to making Alison have an amazing day (and everyone else too).  The flowers were very much admired.

Eileen and Alison MacKay


Rachel and Andy 22nd August 2015

Dear Chris and the team at Elvet Flowers, Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers and flower arrangements you created for our wedding- they were absolutely perfect and we loved them. You really understood what we were looking for and we couldnt have been happier thet really tied our whole colour scheme together, and the Great Hall looked absolutely amazing with the gorgeous centrepieces. We received so many compliments about the flowers and have recommended you to everyone.

Sorry it has taken a while to send you a proper thank you - between the wedding in Durham, honeymoon in Africa and returning home to Vancouver it has taken a while for our feet to touch the ground! Thank you again for making our day so special with love and thanks Rachel and Andy - The new Mr and Mrs Booth xxx


To everyone at Elvet Flowers, thank you so much for the fabulous flowers you arranged for my daughters wedding on the 22nd August 2015. They were absolutely perfect in every way.

Love fron Jane Parnell


Patricia Henderson 5th July 2015

To everyone at Elvet Flowers, Thank you all for your kind attention and the beautiful flowers you supplied for our wedding at Durham Registry office on Friday July 5th. Having used your floral services previously i was confident that our flowers would be special. I was not wrong

Sincerley Patricia 

 Anna and Dave 20/6/2015

I want to thank you so much for the beautiful flowers at Anna and Dave's wedding. I really appreciate your time and effort especially at such short notice,

With love Pam and David

Dear Joan,

When i walked downstairs and saw the flowers my heart did a jump. They were so perfect and so much more than i could have imagined.

Thank you so much they were truly wonderful

Anna and Dave

Joanne & Stu 19/6/2015

Joan & the team at Elvet Flowers

Thank you for doing such a beautiful job. The flowers looked fantastic and we got alot of enjoyment out of them after the day. Thanks again Regards Joanne and Stu

Patricia 5th June 2015

To everyone at elvet flowers. Thank you all for your kind attention and the beautiful flowers you supplied for our wedding on Friday July 5th. Having used your floral services previously i was confident that our wedding flowers would be special. I was not wrong.

Marisa and Chris 14th June 2015

Just a quick note to say thank you for doing such a lovely job with the flowers for our wedding at the Crab & Lobster on the 14th June we got lots of compliments, and they were just what we wanted!

Many Thanks Marisa and Chris

30th May 2015 Louise and Steve

Dear Chris,

We wanted to say Thank you very much for the whole set up blooms, bouquets, buttonholes and flowers that you provided for Louise and Steve's wedding.

They were all exactly what the happy couple wanted, and the table display, in particular, was magnificent.

Our sincer thanks for helping to make the bride and Groom's day so special. Steve and Mary (parents)

11th August Caroline (Beamish Hall)

Chris and Team,

Thank you so much for the Beautiful flowers, they were everything i had dreamed of and more! I'm afraid the photo is from our party in York...... Your bouquet was by far the best though!!! xxx

17th July 2014 Jennifer (Durham Castle)

 Hi Chris,

Thank you all for the wonderful flowers for our wedding last week; they were absolutely perfect. I loved my bouquet and the bridesmaid's one was so sweet. Photos (attached) don't really do them justice! 

The conical flasks were a great talking point and made many of our scientific friends very jealous, while at the same time looking fantastic. So many guests wanted to keep one that we don't have any left!


Hayley 19th April 2014 - Dear Joan and Chris, Many thanks for all your help in the lead up to our Wedding Day. The Flowers were just Beautiful! Better than i hoped or dreamed! Working with you was a pleasure - very stress free! Thanks again. 

22nd MARCH 2014 - KATE & JAMES

Dear everyone at Elvet flowers Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers that you did for our wedding on the 22nd March 2014! They were exactly what we wanted and got so many compliments - the colours were stunning and the arrangements so pretty. Thank you again and best wishes ! from Kate and James xxxxxx 


15 MARCH 2014 - EMMA

Its a bit late but a huge thank you to Elvet Flowers for my stunningly beautiful wedding flowers. They came to the rescue when I was massively let down and Chris could not have been more helpful and understanding. They gave me exactly what I asked for and actually surpassed my expectations!!!!!! I could not recommend them enough xxxxx

07 September 2013 - Alastair and Emma

We just wanted to say thank you so much for our wedding flowers.
They were really beautiful and everything we had hoped for.

30 August 2013 - Claire

"Just to say a big thank you to Elvet Flowers for giving us beautiful bouquets and flower arrangements for our wedding last weekend at Beamish Hall. The centre pieces were absolutely stunning and very well received by our guests, they looked beautiful on our tables! A super job, thank you so much!!"


16th August 2013 - Rob and Sarah


Dear Chris, Now that the wedding madness has died down. I wanted to write and say a very heartfelt thank you for doing the flowers at our wedding at Durham Castle in August. My Cascading bouquet was absolutely beautiful and many people commented so. Adding in the bridesmaids bouquets the colours were beautiful and complemented the dress colours perfectly. I have to say working with you to pick my flowers was my favourite part of the pre-wedding planning - you made it such a relaxed and enjoyable experience. Thank you, Sarah


22 October 2009 - Denis & Mary

"We had a dream – YOU not only made our dream come true, you exceeded it! Elvet Flowers really know what they are doing! 

Nicola and Nick Wood 25 August 2012

Dear Chris and everyone at  Elvet Flowers,  Just a little note to say thank you for the flowers you did on the 25th August. The bouquets and buttonholes were beautiful, and we loved the flowers we had on our tables. Lots of  people commented on them and they were still alive a week later so we got a lot of enjoyement out of them - the colours were beautiful! Thank you again Nicola and Nick

21 October 2009 - Suzy & Simon

" I loved my bouquet so much and I was so sad when I had to throw it away!"

21 October 2009 - Andrea & Richard F

"They wedding flowers were exactly how I imagined and wanted them to be. Everyone commented on how beautiful they were."

21 October 2009 - Gillian E

"I wanted to say a big ‘thank you’ for my beautiful wedding flowers, they were perfect and even nicer than I had hoped."

20 October 2009 - Thank you to Elvet Flowers

"Just a note to say thank you for the lovely display of flowers at our Wedding"

20 June 2008 - Kate and Gerry

"Hopefully you can see how wonderful they looked in the Cathedral"

19 June 2008 - Lynne

"Flowers can make or break a wedding – your efforts made ours!"

19 June 2008 - Suzanne and Mark M.

"I was really happy with them, the service provided was excellent."

19 June 2008 - Kathryn & Ian L.

"All the flowers were beautiful and exactly what we wished for."

19 June 2008 - Kelley and Chris S.

"Thank you so much for the fabulous job you did with our wedding flowers"