Carols Bridal Boutique Carlisle

Meet your CBB Team

Carol Roberts


Carol's Bridal Boutique is a family affair which opened it's doors in 2010 and was born out Carol's passion and enthusiasm in the Wedding Industry, having spent 20 years heading the highly respected Gables Hotel in the world famous Gretna Green. She combined daily commitment and dedication to make her award winning boutique as successful as it is to this day.

Being a perfectionist, she understands the choices surrounding your Wedding Day are endless and sometimes overwhelming and she is here to help! Carol has the expertise and knowledge to help you find that one-of-a-kind, breathtaking perfect dress. She truly cares for each and every bride and her intention is to be able to offer them an exclusive collection of stunning gowns in a desirable setting with a one-on-one, second to none service form start to finish.

"I hope to retire dressing my beautiful brides."

* Wedding Style: Glamour and Chic

* Favourite Gown: NIAB18001 by Nicole Spose

* Favourite Celebrity Bride: Princess Kate

* Guilty pleasure: Gerard Butler and a bottle of pinot


Carol Roberts


Lauren (Carol's daughter) is a friendly and relatable creative stylist with her young and fresh approach leading the way. She offers a laid back and one-one experience and truly cares for each bride she has the pleasure of dressing in their dream dress.

She loves hearing all about bride’s plans for their big day and helping to make bride’s dreams a reality. Lauren is in charge of all things creative within our boutique, from creating window displays; managing fashion shows to ensuring all social media is kept current and up to date.

* Wedding Style: Classy and Timeless

* Favourite Gown: Sottero & Midgley – Arleigh

* Favourite Celebrity Bride: Michelle Keegan

* Guilty pleasure: Chocolate


Lauren Roberts

Lauren Roberts
Ailsa Waggott


Ailsa (Carol's mam) is the heart and soul of the boutique, with her motherly nature, helpful assistance and her wise words of wisdom; she is a true asset to the team.

Ailsa works behind the scenes to ensure every bridal gown, bridesmaid, flower girl and prom dress leaves the boutique in pristine condition. She takes pride in her interior decorating skills and is the inspiration for the boutiques classy, timeless and chic appearance.

* Wedding Style: Lace and pearls

* Favourite Gown: McCaul by Sottero & Midgley

* Favourite Celebrity Bride: Princess Diana

* Guilty pleasure: My grandchildren


Ailsa Waggott


Sue has been part of the team from the very beginning and always provides each bride with a unique bridal experience that is adapted to their own personal style. Her prestigious, high end retail experience has given her a fantastic reputation amongst her clientele base.

Sue is very bubbly and is passionate about her service for each and every customer at Carol’s Bridal Boutique with an above and beyond bridal experience, going the extra mile for every bride to make her feel incredibly special. You will always hear Sue’s laugh before you can see her.

* Wedding Style: Romance

* Favourite Gown: Carrie by Rebecca Ingram

* Favourite Celebrity Bride: Princess Grace

* Guilty pleasure: Gin and Tonic


Sue Little

Sue Little
Gail Godderidge


Gail joined our team a number of years ago and is the definition of fun ... She is the perfect addition to our CBB family, with over 30 years in the retail industry in a variety of managerial roles, she really does know her stuff. Gail loves her job and is here not only to help you find your dream dress but also to make sure you have the best experience whilst choosing ‘The One!’.

Gail knows how stressful it can be planning a wedding and so her aim is to combine all of the best shopping experiences she’s had and offer brides something different, magical and extra special because shopping for your dress should be memorable, relaxed and fun!

* Wedding Style: Rustic

* Favourite Gown: Enzoani Katalina

* Favourite Celebrity Bride: Fearn Cotton

* Guilty pleasure: Moretti and crisps


Gail Godderidge


Sarah is our newest member of the Carol's Bridal Boutique family and has a passion for all things wedding related. Having previously owned her own wedding stationery business she has over 8 years experience within the wedding industry and an eye for detail and design.

Being a bridal consultant has always been one of Sarah’s dream jobs so she was thrilled to join our friendly team here at Carols Bridal Boutique. Sarah loves nothing more than helping our brides find their dream dress and sharing in the excitement of each brides wedding plans.

* Wedding Style: Classic Romance

* Favourite Gown:Enzoani Maria

* Favourite Celebrity Bride: Audrey Hepburn

* Guilty pleasure: Chocolate & Coffee!


Sarah Betton

Sarah Betton

Appointments are advisable but not always necessary. We want you to feel free to come in [view our location map] to view our collections and meet your friendly team of wedding professionals. For general enquiries, please contact us on 01228 596 332 /


Carols Bridal are finalists in the 2018 English Wedding Awards and the 2019 Wedding Industry Awards

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