Our ultimate guide for your London Wedding
Nothing says city chic more than a London wedding. If you're planning on getting married in the capital then read on! Our guide is full of top tips for your special day.
With 88% of brides asked* having their wedding in the UK (compared with 12% having a wedding abroad, read our guide here on planning a wedding abroad) many will choose to celebrate in the capital. So, all you London brides, embrace the wealth of talent and versatility that the city has to offer and it's on trend style...
London Wedding Venues
There are so many popular wedding locations in London, take a good look around and don’t be afraid to book viewing appointments. It's important to make sure you know exactly what's on offer. It’s your special day after all, so why not treat yourself to a magnificent wedding venue?
Look no further than the WED2B Wedding Suppliers pages and search for a venue in London that's perfect for you. From Castles to golf clubs, there are so many options available that will suit your style, and budget. With so many hotels in London offering wedding services, you have the added benefit of staying overnight for you and your guests.
Real brides of London
For more inspiration, take a look at our Real Bride stories. We've picked our favourite London brides who have shared their experience and advice...
Our real bride Rhea, found a dream country retreat, still within the M25. With stunning grounds and plenty of room for the marquee, this couple were delighted it was only down the road for them. Read more about their story in our real weddings London feature.
When it comes to venues in the city you'll find plenty of variety. It's worth checking the local areas for ideal photography locations. A park or riverside vista will guarantee some beautiful, and memorable, photographs.
Our Real Bride Daroon chose a fantastic venue with plenty of room for all 300 guests! Real more about their London Wedding here.
Even in winter the capital can be the perfect setting for your London Wedding, like our Real Bride Ally. The festive lights are simply enchanting and they took to the city streets for some unusual and memorable photos.
Read more about this magical, Christmas winter wedding in London here.
London Wedding Suppliers
Looking for a wedding supplier in the capital? Browse our directory of wedding photographers, cake makers, entertainers and more. As such a multi-cultural city, London is able to cater to almost any request! Planning your London wedding is easy as there is a wide range of options all within close reach.
Here are some handy links to find a supplier in London to help make your special day dreams come true.
- Cake Makers
- Hair and Beauty
- Wedding Planners
Finding the dream dress for your London wedding
Your dress is undoubtedly the biggest part of your special day but, at WED2B it doesn't have to be the biggest investment. Our London bridal stores all stock wedding dresses under £699* and best of all you can take home your dream dress the very same day.
Bridal shop in South West London
At our bridal store in Surbiton, you'll find us right in the centre just opposite Sainsburys. There's plenty of parking, although restrictions apply. You'll find hundreds of dresses ready to try on, carefully arranged by size.
Take a 360 tour of our Surbiton bridal store before your visit:
Bridal shop in South East London
Our Bromley bridal shop is on the corner of London Road (A21) and Hammelton Road. It's easily accessible by train or there is parking just around the corner. Pop by, there's no need to make an appointment, and you are welcome to try on as many dresses as you like.
Take a 360 tour of our Bromley bridal store before you visit:
Bridal shop in Central London
We're excitedly preparing our newest London store which will be opening in Summer 2018 in central London. To keep up to date with the latest information on our new London bridal store, please sign up to receive email updates here.
What to expect when wedding dress shopping
First time shopping at WED2B? Don't feel nervous. Our bridal experts will be on hand to help you try on dresses and style your own look . You can read more about what you'll experience in stores here.
Pop by at your own convenience, you don't need an appointment. At WED2B you can buy your whole wedding day look for less. You'll fall in love with our prices and high quality gowns – not your typical cheap wedding dress.
London wedding shows
If you're still looking for more inspiration for your London Wedding, head down to one of the many wedding shows in the capital.
The next, big show this year is 14th - 15th April at The Excel. It's the national wedding show 2018 and you'll find hundreds of wedding industry experts and suppliers as well as fashion shows and inspiration.
London wedding landmarks and connections
Finally, a London wedding will ensure an unforgettable day. Embrace the classic and historic landmarks for incredible photograph backdrops and take advantage of the travel options.
Family and friends from both the UK and abroad have the option of extending the day into a weekend full of activities and culture. Not to mention the variety of hotels so your guests can stay in the capital for longer.
With 5 airports and the Eurostar link to Europe, London is both an accessible location for your guests, and provides great transport links to easily jet off for honeymoon!
*excluding Platinum Edition
* Statistics based on brides’ answers from the WED2B wedding survey, December 2017