Venues

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.

Hydrangea decoration

Everything you need to know about hydrangeas for your wedding

Thinking about including hydrangeas within your wedding decor? We spoke to Hydrangea World to find out what makes them such a unique flower Stylish cut hydrangeas have...
Holiday Inn Wembley

How to find the perfect Asian wedding venue

Ewelina Styczynska from Holiday Inn Wembley shares her top tips for finding the perfect Asian wedding venue Are you planning your dream Shaadi with visions of...
Castle Gibson wedding venue

The best secret hidden gem wedding venues

We've scoured the country far and wide to find the most exquisite hidden gem wedding venues for a day with a difference The Swan, Gloucestershire Located...
Bride and groom on wedding day

Wedding venue questions: What to ask before you book

It's an exciting time, but before you sign on the dotted line and part with your hard-earned cash, here's everything you need to ask...
Hampton Court Palace

Wedding venues with the best outdoor space and scenery

From walled gardens to woodlands, celebrate mother nature in a space that boasts the best outdoor scenery... Hampton Court Palace, Surrey Celebrate like royalty at King...
Donnington Valley Hotel

Review: Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa

In the market for a serene spa experience? Treat yourself to a pampering pick-me-up at the Donnington Valley Hotel Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa is located...
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Wedding venues by the sea: The perfect venues for couples in...

We round up the best wedding venues by the sea for couples who are as much in love with the seaside as they are...

Do you really have to have a first dance at your...

Not sure whether to have a first dance at your wedding? Chris Powell from The Band Boutique explains why this charming tradition is definitely...
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Review: The Runnymede on Thames Hotel

Becci Clubb reveals why luxury hotel The Runnymede On Thames will steal your heart A 30-minute walk from the Magna Carta Memorial, The Runnymede On...

5 venue decoration trends for summer

With so many ways to flaunt your wedding flowers, venue decor right now needn't be anything more than the best seasonal blooms, done well....
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)...
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Five beautiful rural wedding destinations in Europe

Dazzle your guests and create a day to remember with these beautiful rural wedding destinations Maybe you’re planning a small, intimate wedding; just a few...
Live wedding band

Why you should hire a live wedding band for your big...

The team at Bands for Hire reveal the reasons you should hire a live wedding band for your special celebration The music at your wedding...

The ultimate guide to wedding reception music

Looking to book your wedding entertainment? At Last Minute Musicians, we know a thing or two about how to hire live wedding bands, so...
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9 Charity Wedding Favours That Will Help Save Lives

When planning your big day, charity wedding favours are a wonderful finishing touch. With so many things to think about, finding the right gift...
Wedding Crashers

Deliveroo launches wedding catering service – and we’re not sure what...

Deliveroo is adding another string to its bow by offering a wedding catering service to newlyweds... Whether you've got late-night munchies, a killer hangover or...
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How to plan your dream destination wedding

Magnificent mountains, beautiful beaches, European cities – wherever your big day takes you, here's how to plan your dream destination wedding Destination Wherever you plan on...
Four Weddings and a Funeral

The top films influencing UK weddings revealed

More Brits than ever are looking to films for wedding-planning inspiration Ever watched Four Weddings and a Funeral, 27 Dresses or Tim Burton's Corpse Bride and thought "that's what I...
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The UK’s most popular wedding first dance song revealed

Brits have voted for their favourite first dance song, but will it played at the royal wedding on Saturday? It's official: music is the food...
Kristin Wiig, Rose Byrne

Should More Women be Making Wedding Speeches?

With news that Meghan Markle will be making a speech at the royal wedding reception on Saturday, is it time to say goodbye to...