Wedding Venues Perfect for an Autumn Wedding

Wedding Venues Perfect for an Autumn Wedding

Spring and summer always seem to steal the limelight when it comes to weddings, but autumn is a beautiful time of year, and not one to overlook. Trees turning from green to red and gold, crisp country walks, conkers, pumpkins, piles of fallen leaves, and the crackle...
Tips for Visiting Potential Wedding Venues

Tips for Visiting Potential Wedding Venues

Visiting potential wedding venues is an exciting and important part of the wedding planning process. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your visits. Make Key Decisions Together It’s important to decide together what style of wedding you would...
Marquee Wedding Checklist

Marquee Wedding Checklist

With the gorgeous weather we’ve been enjoying of late and the associated alfresco living we’ve been allowed, I anticipate quite a boom in ‘marquee in the garden’ weddings, and understandably so. Home-based marquee weddings are so incredibly...
4 Perfect Venues for a Wedding Tea Party

4 Perfect Venues for a Wedding Tea Party

Vintage themed weddings with pretty cups and saucers are still very popular, but why not go one further and have a wedding tea party? Freshly made finger sandwiches and delicious cream cakes, beautifully displayed on old-fashioned cake stands, will delight your...
5 Unusual Barn Wedding Venues

5 Unusual Barn Wedding Venues

Barns are an increasingly popular choice for weddings. They’re spacious without being too big, intimate without being too small, and full of charm and character with many unique features. I’ve picked out five unusual barn wedding venues… Wasing Park in...
Wedding Venues Perfect for a Spring Wedding

Wedding Venues Perfect for a Spring Wedding

Spring is a time when we normally expect to see lambs jumping in the fields and flowers starting to bloom, yet this year a whitewash of snow has sent parts of the UK into a state of emergency. Knowing just how unpredictable spring weather can be, it’s wise to...
Getting to Know – Ellenborough Park Hotel

Getting to Know – Ellenborough Park Hotel

Venue Name: Ellenborough Park Hotel Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire What type of venue is Ellenborough Park Hotel and how old is the building? Ellenborough Park is a magnificent, fully restored 16th Century Manor House which offers the perfect wedding venue and...
Getting to Know – Homewood Park Hotel

Getting to Know – Homewood Park Hotel

Venue Name: Homewood Park Hotel and Spa Location: Hinton Chaterhouse, Bath, Somerset What type of venue is Homewood Park Hotel? Set in 10 acres of mature parklands and award-winning gardens with gorgeous views over the beautiful Limpley Stoke valley, Homewood Park is...
Getting to Know – Bishopstrow House Hotel

Getting to Know – Bishopstrow House Hotel

Venue Name: Bishopstrow House Hotel Location: Warmister, Wiltshire What type of venue is Bishopstrow House Hotel and how old is the building? Built in 1817, the Bishopstrow hotel in Warminster retains all of its unique period features and charm, sympathetically...
8 Beautiful Garden Wedding Venues

8 Beautiful Garden Wedding Venues

Featuring beautiful landscaped gardens and manicured lawns, here are eight garden wedding venues you might like to consider if you want to enjoy the outdoors on your wedding day… The Barn at Bury Court, Farnham, Surrey This elegantly rustic barn wedding venue...
4 Fabulous Venues for an Outdoor Wedding

4 Fabulous Venues for an Outdoor Wedding

Getting married outside is becoming increasingly popular. Landscaped gardens, scented flowers and birdsong are all things that make an outdoor wedding very appealing, and with summer on the way it’s a great way to enjoy the warmer weather and be a bit different....
4 Funky/Unusual Wedding Venues

4 Funky/Unusual Wedding Venues

For couples looking for a wedding venue that is a little bit different from the norm, here are four funky/unusual wedding venues… Duncton Mill, West Sussex Duncton Mill is a pretty marquee wedding venue perfect for a spring/summer wedding. Surrounded by lakes...
Getting to Know – Wasing Park

Getting to Know – Wasing Park

Venue Name: Wasing Park Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire What type of venue is Wasing Park and how old is the building? Wasing Park is an impressive castle barn. It lies within the centre of the 4,000 acre Wasing Estate, which was established in 1759. A pretty parish...
Getting to Know – The Elvetham Hotel

Getting to Know – The Elvetham Hotel

Interview With: Linda Taylor Venue Name: The Elvetham Hotel Location: Hartley Wintney, Hampshire What type of venue is The Elvetham Hotel and how old is the building? The Elvetham is a Victorian Gothic Mansion wedding venue set within 35 acres of gardens and grounds....
A Guide to Wedding Venue Costs

A Guide to Wedding Venue Costs

Planning a wedding is very exciting, but it’s advisable to work out a budget before you begin. By doing so you can prevent sleepless nights over money worries and you’ll be able to enjoy the lead up to your big day. Here are a few key points to consider...
Getting to Know – Mythe Barn

Getting to Know – Mythe Barn

Interview With: Tania Barnes Venue Name: Mythe Barn Website: www.mythebarn-weddings.co.uk Location: Atherstone, Leicestershire What type of venue is Mythe Barn and how old is the building? Currently under construction and opening in May 2012, Mythe Barn is a stunning...
Venues to Suit Different Styles of Wedding

Venues to Suit Different Styles of Wedding

When choosing your wedding venue, why not try and find one that fits in with the style of your wedding? Here is a selection of wedding venues that particularly suit certain styles of wedding… Vintage Modern Wedding – Upwaltham Barns, West Sussex One of the...
5 Intimate Wedding Venues

5 Intimate Wedding Venues

An intimate wedding is usually defined by the number of guests attending. Couples will often invite only their nearest and dearest, meaning that only 40 or so guests will share in the enjoyment of their special day. The smaller your guest list, the more intimate your...
5 UK Castle Wedding Venues

5 UK Castle Wedding Venues

Exuding grandeur, drama and elegance, castle wedding venues can provide one of the most unique and atmospheric settings for your big day. As well as awe-inspiring architecture and construction, a castle’s history will provoke interest from all your guests. There...
Wedding Venues Perfect for a Summer Wedding

Wedding Venues Perfect for a Summer Wedding

Nothing reminds us of summer more than freshly mown grass, flower-filled gardens and light summer evenings. When warmer weather finally arrives in Britain there is no place we’d rather be, which is why summer is a beautiful time to celebrate your wedding day....
Choosing Wedding Flowers to Suit Your Venue

Choosing Wedding Flowers to Suit Your Venue

Whether you are getting married in a grand stately home, an imposing castle, a pretty marquee or the cutest village hall, there are wedding flowers to suit. You can of course just pick flowers you fall in love with, but if you’re struggling to come up with a...
Decorating Different Types of Wedding Venue

Decorating Different Types of Wedding Venue

When deciding on the decorations for your wedding venue a lot will depend on the type of wedding venue you have chosen. Here is my guide to decorating different types of wedding venue. Decorating a Marquee Wedding Venue A marquee provides you with a great blank space...
7 Top Tips for Choosing a Wedding Venue

7 Top Tips for Choosing a Wedding Venue

Perhaps you’ve just got engaged and can’t wait to book your wedding venue – but do you really know what you’re looking for? Before you go dashing off to look around every single wedding reception venue within a hundred miles, here are some top...
Getting to Know – Coltsford Mill

Getting to Know – Coltsford Mill

Venue Name: Coltsford Mill Location: Oxted, Surrey What type of wedding venue is Coltsford Mill? Coltsford Mill has two buildings; the contemporary Watermill Barn and bar and the historic Mill Room with the original mill workings illuminated behind glass. What can a...
Haunted Wedding Venues

Haunted Wedding Venues

After some quite frankly terrifying research we have put together this post on just some of the UK’s haunted wedding venues. Read on, if you dare… Comlongon Castle, Dumfries Comlongon Castle is a beautiful 15th century castle wedding venue in...
Getting to Know – Nonsuch Mansion

Getting to Know – Nonsuch Mansion

Interview With: Julie Gray Venue Name: Nonsuch Mansion Location: Nonsuch Park, Cheam, Surrey – about half an hour from London What type of venue is Nonsuch Mansion and how old is the building? That’s an interesting question! The main part of the mansion was...
Four Reasons to Have a Midweek Wedding

Four Reasons to Have a Midweek Wedding

Midweek weddings are becoming more popular with couples who want to save money or avoid having to wait years for their wedding day. While Saturdays are still the most popular day of the week to get married (closely followed by Fridays and Sundays), more couples are...