Declan Donnelly posts never-before-seen photo of

August 1 marked the two year anniversary of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall.

And to mark the occasion, Dec took to social media to post previously unseen throwback photos of his day, along with a heartfelt message to his well-wishing fans.

On the Instagram page he shares with presenting partner Ant McPartlin, Dec uploaded a photograph with Ali, standing on a glorious-looking lawn, under a deep blue sky, the sun shining down on them both.

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'We can't believe this was 2 years ago!' Declan Donnelly posts never-before-seen photo of his sun-drenched wedding day... as he and wife Ali Astall mark their second anniversary

'We can't believe this was 2 years ago!' Declan Donnelly posts never-before-seen photo of his sun-drenched day... as he and wife Ali Astall mark their second anniversary

He captioned the shot: 'Thank you for all the lovely anniversary messages for me and Mrs D, we really appreciate them. We can't believe this was 2 years ago today. Such happy memories. Big ❤️. D #happy # #anniversary #love.'

He also echoed the sentiment as he tweeted: 'Thank you for all the anniversary wishes. Me and Mrs D appreciate them. Can’t believe this was 2 years ago today. Big D x.'

Another photo appeared of the pair at the altar of the church they got married in - St Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Elswick - in Dec's native Newcastle.

They stood proudly in the beautiful church, with Dec sporting a cornflower blue suit and grey wasitcoat and Ali looking breathtaking in a striking silk gown, holding a bouquet of cream and rose pink flowers. 

Dec, 41, and longtime manager Ali had worked together for 10 years before finally getting together.

He told The Daily Express previously: 'We always hung out. When she was single and I was single we’d go out for dinner on Valentine’s Day together. Last year we went out as a couple. It was a little strange because we’ve had a working relationship for so long.'

Special day: Another photo appeared of the pair at the altar of the church they got married in - St Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Elswick - in Dec's native Newcastle

Special day: Another photo appeared of the pair at the altar of the church they got married in - St Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Elswick - in Dec's native Newcastle

Their 2015 nuptials saw the likes of Holly Willoughby, Fearne Cotton, Ashley Roberts, Dermott O’Leary, Phillip Schofield, Marvin and Rochelle Humes and Vernon Kay and Tess Daly attend the event - as well as Ant, who was, naturally, the best man.

Things haven't been quite as rosy for Ant so far this year; he has been in rehab to battle his struggles with substance abuse and depression for the last few weeks, in what came as a surprise to most fans of the usually cheerful star.

It has now been reported that Ant, 41, intends to leave his treatment facility in the next month as he aims to front the next installment of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in November, according to the Sunday Mirror.

The TV host bravely entered rehab in June after confirming he had spiralled into depression and substance abuse following a painful knee injury and fertility issues.   

Back on track: It has been reported that Ant McPartlin, 41, intends to leave his treatment facility in the next month as he aims to front the next installment of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in November, according to the Sunday Mirror

Back on track: It has been reported that Ant McPartlin, 41, intends to leave his treatment facility in the next month as he aims to front the next installment of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in November, according to the Sunday Mirror

And while trying to focus on his career, the publication reports that Ant is first set for an emotional reunion with his wife Lisa and TV sidekick Dec, after almost two months apart.

A source close to Ant told the Sunday Mirror: 'He is doing really well. It has been a tough few weeks but he is coming through it and is now over the worst of it. Ant has been very brave and is totally committed to his recovery.  

'Lisa is desperate to see Ant and she is expected to visit him shortly. Dec will be also seeing him soon. It’s bound to be emotional but Ant knows that Dec will be there for him every step of the way.

Fresh start: Overcoming his demons and making strides in his recovery, those close to him have insisted that the ITV star will be honouring his commitments and back fronting I'm Celeb in November (Pictured with presenting pal Declan Donnelly)

Fresh start: Overcoming his demons and making strides in his

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