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.
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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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.
Damian and Nicola’s village fete themed wedding at Chilham Village Hall in Kent was a fun, relaxed affair full of charm and character.
Annie and James married on Easter Saturday on the banks of the River Thames, styling their day with a spring and wildflower theme and an abundance of colour.
To celebrate 10 years of marriage, David and Caroline took their twin girls to the beach in Italy where they said “I Do”, and renewed their vows in an intimate ceremony.
Catia and Marcus’ incredible wedding was a reflection of their Portuguese and Mexican cultures, and featured details in bright, vibrant colours.
Sarah and Marcus created a relaxed, rustic wedding using beautiful styling details including bunting, crates, baskets, candles and stunning foliage.
Laia and Luis enjoyed an intimate wedding at Mas Terrats in Girona, Spain, surrounded by their loved ones and enjoying delicious food together.
Sarah and Phil created a beautiful, relaxed, fun wedding whilst making sure they incorporated things they love into their day.
Stephanie and Gareth’s vintage tea party wedding included lots of handmade details, and they entertained their guests with croquet and a conker tournament.
This amazing real wedding on a farm has a Spanish fiesta party theme, and is full of colour and traditional Spanish touches.
This Doctor Who themed wedding includes so many cool details, including a blue wedding dress, paper flower bouquets, and an abundance of Doctor Who memorabilia.
Katie and Hovan’s wedding at Corrie Croft has so many wonderful details, from the rustic decor to the incredible Scottish highland scenery.
This royal wedding in Qatar is the most spectacular, no expense spared wedding, with feminine, elegant and very sophisticated styling.
Gemma and Thomas’ ‘Bringing the Outside In’ themed wedding took place at The Lost Village of Dode, a 900 year old Norman building in Kent.
Dawn and Matthew’s relaxed and fun festival style wedding took place on a farm, and their day included lots of personal details.
Kate and Matt had a humanist ceremony under the trees on the edge of a gorgeous lake, followed by a reception with a musical theme..
An abundance of homemade elements create such a personal feel to Amy and Adam’s beautiful late summer marquee wedding in Combe.
Kat and James’ wanted their tipi wedding in Essex to reflect their love of the countryside and the farm Kat grew up on.
Kirsty and Simon’s pretty, country vintage wedding at The Punchbowl pub in Lapworth, was a fun, relaxed affair that featured lots of handmade items.
Jenny and Nick wanted to create a ‘Love is Weird’ theme for their wedding using an eclectic mix of things they love as their wedding decor.
The George Brown Botanical Gardens in the Australian outback created the perfect setting for Jo and Matt’s laid-back, fun wedding.
Rebecca and Eve had a beautiful outdoor ceremony with ‘ring warming’ and ‘handfasting’ elements, followed by a wedding reception in a huge Mongolian yurt.
Chris and Emmy created the most incredible wedding filled with love and laughter, which included a beautiful humanist handfasting ceremony.
Samara and Russell were married in Adelaide, Australia, and had the most incredible, fun wedding full of vintage carnival styling and colour.
The rustic barn and dreamy white gazebo nestled beneath the trees is the perfect location for Hannah and Caleb’s beautiful wedding in Oklahoma.
We love the bold black and white stripes theme that brings this wedding together, as well as the beautiful flowers in purples, pinks, yellows, greens and oranges.
Beautiful braids, hay bales, a flying unicorn and a HUGE party with 200 guests; what is not to love about this uber-cool real wedding?