First pics: Downton Abbey’s Allen Leech’s wedding looks FAB

The first snaps from Allen Leech's big day show how happy he was to marry Jessica Blair Herman.

The 37-year-old tied the knot at the beginning of the month at Alisal Ranch and Resort in California’s Santa Ynez Valley.

It was a star-studded affair with guests including Allen Downton Abbey co-stars such as Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens in attendance as well as actor Rami Malik.

Hello! magazine has revealed the first look at the magical day with a series of stunning pictures. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Glowing bride Jessica can be seen in a breath-taking Monique Lhuillier gown with Yves Saint Laurent heels while groom Allen looks dapper in a deep navy Armani suit with a burgundy bowtie.

Allen spoke of how the tropical Californian weather he had imagined for the ceremony didn't happen as expected.

He said, ''It ended up being something quite different. When you get married in California you expect sunshine, but a little bit of Ireland blew over on the day and we had some heavy rain."

On seeing Jessica for the first time as she walked down the aisle.That moment of seeing Jessica, oh my God, it was magical.''

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jessica was also in awe of her new husband.

She said, ''As soon as I met him there was a sense of ease and comfort, that I knew marriage would be uncomplicated and beautiful with him.”

Huge congratulations guys – we wish you a lifetime of happiness together.