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Choosing a wedding venue can be an overwhelming decision.  So why not start by asking yourself a few questions to narrow down the search?


First decide on a budget and stick to it. It can be easy to get carried away when you are planning your special day but important to be realistic about how much you can afford


Research different venue types and see what the price ranges are to get a feel for your possible options. See some options below:

  1. Hotel
  2. Manor House
  3. Barn
  4. Abroad
  5. Historic building
  6. Church


Benefits to look out for that are included with your venue:

  1. Photo opportunities
  2. All under one roof – ceremony, Reception & guest accommodation
  3. Ceremony rooms
  4. Inclusive packages
  5. Menu tastings
  6. Bridal suite for the night of the wedding
  7. Additional extras that can enhance your wedding.
  8. Wedding host on the big day


See the venue first hand and get a feel for how your wedding may look, you will also meet your Wedding coordinator and see if they are a good fit for your vision


Find reviews online of weddings that have taken place at the venue.


Once you have followed these steps you will be in a better position to decide on the perfect venue for you!

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