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Wedding planning can be a very complicated and involved process but we’re here to help.

No-one knows weddings as we do. We’ve seen thousands in our time and can let you into a little secret: the best ones are the ones that have been planned to perfection.

We understand that every wedding is a unique and, often, surreal experience, and one that you might not know much about. Starting from scratch can seem daunting but with the right advice planning your wedding doesn’t have to be a massive headache. Here we have put together some of the most useful wedding planning guides you’ll find anywhere.

Following our advice, you’ll turn from a novice into a master wedding planner. From sorting out the budget to finding your venue and planning the party, we’ve got everything that you need to know about planning the perfect day and making sure that everything runs smoothly.

Picture-perfect venue ideas for planning a wedding abroad

Here's a selection of our favourite hot spots for anyone planning a wedding abroad. If you fancy marrying in any of these destinations, or...

Wedding entertainment and ideas on keeping guests occupied

While planning your big day, you should take some special consideration when thinking about the wedding entertainment. We've got some great ideas to help...

A leap year proposal celebrated with bubbly and a Chinese

It was February the 29th - the day that only happens every four years, so we were already expecting something a bit magical -...

A wonderful civil partnership. Men of the manor house….

"There was nothing really remarkable about how we met," says Joseph. "Daniel was out having a drink on Christmas Eve, and I was working...

Why an English tea party is perfect for any occasion. Yes,...

We love a good English tea party here at Wedding Ideas, and think they're perfect for almost any occasion. If you're not sure or...

How to stand like a supermodel in your wedding photographs: Top...

On your wedding day, you'll probably have more photographs taken of you than you ever will again. And you know which you'll probably look best...

English country weddings – the perfect wedding theme

English country weddings remain my absolute favourites and with our forum brides. In fact I love this wedding theme so much I had it...

Decadent wedding details – Ellenborough Park Photoshoot

Dear readers, I’d like to welcome wedding planner extraordinaire Rachel Brierley-Jones for today’s guest post, and we hope it provides inspiration for you, as you...

Hen night ideas – Magazine Monday

I thought thinking of hen night ideas would be easy. Dinner, drinks, dancing – sorted! But no… as chief bridesmaid, I have been put...
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Wedding flowers – Trendy styles for bouquets, tables centres and more

Wedding flowers are getting more experimental, more personalised and more fabulous, according to Amy at WOOKIE Flowers. For today's Industry Insider, we asked her...

Wedding shows, swish venues and more – Pippa on the road

Yes, the wedding show season has officially arrived! And we're so excited... With the Harrogate trade show and the National Wedding Shows in sight,...

Compare wedding insurance

Wedding insurance is one of the most important purchases you will make for your wedding day, and is a must have for security and...

Wedding photography tips

Wedding photography should be relaxed, contemporary but most of all fun, and that's exactly what Wedding Ideas favourite Katherine Ashdown is known for. We...

Wedding dress heaven at the cover photoshoot

We spent Sunday the 5th of February (my birthday!) on a front cover photoshoot with some gorgeous wedding dresses, four beautiful models and the...

Wedding reception Ideas – 20 ways to stay in budget

Wedding receptions are big part of every bride budget, don't get caught out on prices and follow our fab guide on wedding reception ideas...

Organise a hen do – Throw a party to remember!

How many hens does it take to organise a hen do? Actually, none – just top planning by the maid of honour and a...

Wedding dress trends to suit you and your girls

“This year is set to be a truly exciting year for us at Ellis bridals,” says Creative Director Regine. “With our much anticipated 100th...

Wedding breakfast – 10 top tips to treat your guests to...

Planning a wedding breakfast can be a difficult task, with our fab tips we'll help you get the best bang for your buck. For an...
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Wedding food ideas on a budget – top tips for cheap...

Thinking about ideas on what food to serve at your wedding when you've on a tight budget is sometimes difficult. We've got 10 top...

DIY Wedding – Budget Ideas for Your Big Day

You don't have to break the bank on your big day. Do a DIY wedding and maximise your party budget for less! Get organised Getting organised...