Denise Welch ties knot with Lincoln Townley

London: `Coronation Street` star Denise Welch has married her toy-boy lover Lincoln Townley in Portugal.

The 55-year-old actress, who is also a television presenter, tied the knot with Townley at the Vale do Lobo resort in the Algarve in presence of friends and family, reported Contactmusic.

Some of her close friends including actresses Jill Halfpenny and Shobna Gulati and actor Marc Warren were invited to the wedding ceremony.

Welch was previously married to British actor Tim Healy.