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Finding a wedding venue should be on the top of your to-do list (after finding your dream dress, of course!) Your venue will undoubtedly take the biggest chunk of your budget, so it’s got to be perfect! So how do you make sure you’ve found the perfect place?

You’ll find lots of top tips and expert advice among our planning advice below, but get cracking – the best venues can get booked up to a year in advance so pencil in that date asap!

Simply choose from our ‘Wedding Venues’ posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro.

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110 Wedding Entertainment Ideas for 2019 That Will WOW Your Guests

From pimp your prosecco to candy bars, comedians and circus tricks, these 110 wedding entertainment ideas are sure to wow your guests and give them...
Whether it's reception decoration or wedding decoration ideas for the entire day, these 25 stylish decorations will give your venue show-stopping style!

25 Show-Stopping Wedding Decoration Ideas To Style Your Venue

25 Show-Stopping Wedding Decoration Ideas To Style Your Venue From elegant candelabras to rustic vintage crates, there's so many ideas to choose from. Transform your venue with...
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Wedding Trees: Dress Your Wedding With Artificial Trees

Do you envision your wedding with plenty of florals and greenery? Looking for vibrant cherry blossoms or a statement standalone tree? These things don't...

Styling a Barn Venue for Your Wedding Day

Wedding stylist Not Your Average I Do was called in to transform a working barn venue into the perfect summertime wedding location for Tom...

Wedding Timings: What Time of day is Best for my Wedding?

You probably want your wedding day to last for as long as possible because, chances are, it’s going to whizz by all too quickly!...

12 of the Most Romantic Wedding Venues

If you're dreaming of your very own happily-ever-after that's straight out of a fairytale, one of these romantic wedding venues is sure to fit...
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How to Make Sweet Tree Centrepieces for Your big day

If you and your partner are a crafty couple, why not have a go at making your own sweet tree centrepieces for your wedding...
Groom's speech - What Your Bride Wants to Hear in Your Groom's Speech

What Your Bride Wants to Hear in Your Groom’s Speech

There's a lot of pressure on the groom to write the perfect wedding speech. But what does your new wife really want to hear...

20 Amazing Table Plans to Suit Your Wedding Theme

If there's one thing that everyone's guaranteed to look at during your wedding reception, it's the table plan! It's also the biggest piece of...

Speech Guide: The Traditional Running Order of Wedding Speeches

Confused about the running order of speeches for your wedding day? Expert speech writer Lawrence Bernstein tells us who, traditionally, should speak first. Here's your guide...

Barn Wedding Decor: How to Style It

No wedding is ever the same and we're always pleasantly surprised to see how each bride incorporates their ideas. Barn weddings specifically tend to...
12 Days of Wedding Planning: Reception Décor

12 Days of Wedding Planning: Reception Décor

If you followed our advice earlier on in the 12 days of wedding planning, you'll have chosen a venue that will work with your...
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12 Days of Wedding Planning: Your Wedding Theme

Your wedding theme will help to make your wedding day stand out. Everyone wants a memorable wedding, right? One that leaves your guests talking for weeks....

12 Days of Wedding Planning: Find Your Venue

Now your budget is in the bag, you know what you’ve got to spend on your ceremony and reception space. It’s time to get...

Six Things To Do After Getting Engaged

So he's popped the question! You're officially engaged and riding the high, but what do you do next? Here's everything you need to do...
Make your winter wedding indulgent, romantic and luxurious - not gloomy and cold - with our simple decorating guide, full of beautiful reception decor ideas

How To Decorate A Romantic Winter Wedding

If you're planning a winter wedding, we have plenty of hints and tips to help get you started. There's plenty of scope for you...
Holly and Richard married in Hampshire barn over the festive period, making the most of it with a sparkling Christmas wedding theme and fairy lights...

7 Christmas Tree Inspired Winter Wedding Decoration Ideas

'Tis the season of baubles and holly, mulled wine and mince pies and all manner of festive treats. However, today we're talking about every...
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Winter Wedding DIY Decor Ideas With Poinsettia

We've rounded up five ways to DIY your Christmas wedding with our favourite festive houseplant, the poinsettia. You'll be amazed by the variations and colours...
Searching through wedding venues but not quite finding the one? Take a look at these 16 hand-picked wedding venues and find the setting for your dream day

Intimate Wedding Venues for Small Weddings

If you're opting for a smaller guest list you'll want a pick of the best intimate wedding venues. The romance and location quite literally...

Top 23 UK Winter Wedding Venues

Ever dreamt of a Winter Wedding? For when summer is long gone and the nights draw in, there's plenty of romance to be found...