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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...
Sweet Tree How to Make Sweet Tree Centrepieces for Your big day

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...

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...
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...
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...

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!...
Music For Weddings - What To Play And When To Play It

Music For Weddings – What To Play And When To Play...

You'd be surprised how much music features in your big day! It's not just about the procession music and first dance song, you know....
Winter weddings can be a great way to save money without compromising on style, for a magical big day you will love for years to come. Find out how...

Winter Wedding Inspiration: Reasons to get Married in Winter

While most couples choose to get married in the warmer summer months, a beautiful winter wedding offers plenty of promise, too. Whether you want...
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Wedding Speech Tips That’ll wow Your Guests

Giving a speech at any time can be incredibly nerve-wracking, let alone at a wedding. Wedding speeches can really take your audience on an...

8 simple yet stunning rustic reception decorations to suit your venue...

Our real weddings are a huge source of inspiration to so many new 'to-be' brides and to us too! We've put together some of...
So many couples get married in summer, it can be hard to make yours stand out. That's where these summer wedding ideas come in, to make yours a show-stopper

30 Summer Wedding Ideas too Good to miss

So you have a opted for a summer wedding. The great thing about a summer wedding is you can bank on the weather (mostly)...

14 Amazing DIY Details from Real Weddings

More and more brides are choosing to save money and add a personal touch to their big day. If you're thinking of taking the...
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How to decorate your wedding tables for under £10

DIY-ing your own tables at your wedding is a great idea but it is important that you follow a few simple rules. Firstly, make...

80 of the Best Wedding Reception Essentials!

80 of the Best Wedding Reception Essentials! Feeling a little overwhelmed by wedding planning? You're not alone! That's why we're here to help you break...
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The best father-daughter dance songs for your wedding day

Dads traditionally have a big part to play on your wedding day – not only is it their job to walk you (the bride-to-be)...
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9 savvy seating plan tips to save you stress

Having an organised seating plan at your wedding helps everything to run smoothly, and means your guests can avoid the mad panic of trying...
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...

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...

Should the bride make a speech at the wedding reception?

Traditionally it’s the bride’s father, the groom and the best man who say a few words, but these days we're seeing more and more...
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Best man speech: Tried-and-tested best man jokes that will win over...

Plan on cracking a few jokes during your best man speech? We look at the best tried-and-tested quips... Taking on the role of best man...