30/07/2011 23:54 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Zara Phillips Marries Mike Tindall


Zara Phillips has married Mike Tindall in a private ceremony at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh.


The bride and groom were beaming as they emerged from the church to cheers from the waiting crowds.

Zara was radiant as she arrived to marry rugby star Mike at the Royal Mile venue this afternoon.


The 30-year-old cousin of Prince William and granddaughter of the Queen arrived five minutes late for her nuptials, but was relaxed and happy as she smiled for the cameras upon arrival.

zara-phillips-wedding-dress She was stunning in an ivory Stewart Parvin dress, with a short train and beautiful silk veil. The dress had a chevron pleated bodice, ending in inverted pleats on a dropped waist, creating a bell-shaped silhouette, and also included a concealed structured corset as well as silk tulle straps that fell into a V-shape at the back.

Zara chose it from The White Room, a boutique in Minchinhampton in Gloucestershire, near where she already shares a home with her new husband.

She carried a beautiful bouquet by Paul Thomas, shoes were by Jimmy Choo, and the exquisite Greek Key tiara loaned to her by Princess Anne was once owned by Princess Alice of Battenburg, the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Zara waved back to the crowd who were shouting and cheering at her, before the bride and her father were greeted by the Reverend Neil Gardner, and made their way inside.

Earlier in the day, the royal family and a host of stars arrived for the nuptials.

Coronation Street actress Katherine Kelly was the first to arrive, followed by rugby stars like Martin Johnson and Austin Healy, before members of the royal family, including the Duke and