If you don’t fancy a big white wedding with hundreds of guests then how about an elopement? This is exactly what Lizzy and Alan did at BoHo Cornwall, and it was just stunning.
Real weddings are a great way of getting ideas for your own big day. In this section you can read the wedding stories of real couples to find out how they put everything together to create their dream day. Be inspired by stunning pictures of a huge range of different styles and themes from real weddings in the UK and abroad, from relaxed festival style weddings to luxury affairs.
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A love of bikes, dogs in tuxedos, a beautiful outdoor ceremony, cool chill out lounge, popsicles, tablescapes to make you swoon and lots of colour…
Ellen and Ben’s Packington Moor wedding is so pretty, with fabulous flowers, pretty floral ceremony arch, and an elegant wedding cake and seating plan.
Everything about this wedding oozes romance and elegance. You are going to love these beautiful pictures by Helen Howard Photography.
Anyone with a passion for music will love the little details of Ceren and Chris’ music inspired wedding at Buckland House in Devon.
Rocío and Benjamin’s wedding took place at the circus, in the big top, where their friends and family shared a funny, emotional and beautiful day with them.
A gorgeous bride and groom, an outdoor wedding ceremony, dapper groomsmen, beautiful bridesmaids, fabulous rustic wedding decor and a backdrop of lavender.
This intimate wedding celebration right on the banks of the river has the most amazing styling, with rustic, fantasy elements that give the styling an enchanted garden feel.
Jenny and Brock’s wedding is like a fairytale, with a beautifully styled picnic dinner under the stars in such a romantic, intimate wedding setting.
The styling details of Leonie and Nick’s fabulous wedding have an almost art deco feel to them, and the flowers and cake are simply amazing.
Rachel and Daniel’s wedding at Woodhill Hall looks so elegant and chic with the blush and mint details, beautiful flowers and cute wedding favours.
The twinkling lights, wreath and crackers for the children, all add a touch of seasonal charm to Claire and Craig’s December wedding.
Kate and Russell’s wedding was all about elegance, and together with the most beautiful colours of orange and duck egg blue, the styling details are fabulous.
A gorgeous beaded wedding dress, floral bridesmaid dresses, tweed suits, cool balloons, amazing flowers, fun tablescapes, and bright, bold colours…
A lakeside wedding with gorgeous scenery, incredible bright coloured flowers, a fabulous bridal bouquet, and pinwheels everywhere…
With the breathtaking scenery of Provence, the prettiest wedding styling and a gorgeous couple, this wedding really has it all.
A bride in a cosy warm fur cape, bridesmaids in mismatched dresses and winter boots, baby’s breath bouquets, mistletoe buttonholes, and snow everywhere…
Layer Marney Tower, a stunning Tudor palace in Essex, was the setting for Julie and Martin’s big day, a wedding they described as “Classy, Fun and Us”.
Abi and Simon’s wedding featured lots of stunning flowers, with their styling based around a purple and the great outdoors theme.
Hillary and Athe’s colourful wedding took place on Nantucket Island, with a beautiful beachside wedding ceremony overlooking the sea.
Lauren and Matthew’s vintage themed farm wedding is so pretty, with beautiful tablescapes, wooden crate seating plan, and the bride’s gorgeous bouquet with berries.
Emily and Colin’s rustic English countryside wedding took place by the lake in Droitwich, and they incorporated beer into many elements of their day.
Freya and Chris created a festival style wedding in Freya’s parent’s back garden which was bursting with colour, fun and personality.
With groomsmen in traditional Scottish attire and a bagpipe player, Amy and James’ wedding on the banks of Loch Melfort oozes Scottish charm.
How amazing would it be to have an outdoor wedding ceremony like this one, right on the edge of Lake Maggiore, nestled under the trees?
Sarah and Rich’s gorgeous marquee wedding took place by the River Thames and included some beautiful vintage touches.
Danielle and Andrew’s very cool wedding at Fazeley Studios was filled with colour and handmade decorations, with the urban location perfect for some quirky photos.
Grace and Gareth’s amazing retro, music themed wedding took place at Mount Druid in Ireland, and was a very laid-back and creative affair.
Kay and Mark had their wedding ceremony outside overlooking Loch Lomond, with Kay and her bridesmaids arriving at the wedding on a speed boat!
Rosie and Ben’s informal London wedding, full of food, booze and dancing, took place at Islington Town Hall and their favourite steak restaurant.
The beautiful pink and gold elements really enhance the luxury and splendour of Jennie and Edward’s wedding at Moor Park Mansion.