Some areas just seem to host most weddings than others, whether it is the scenery, the location, the people or the convenience we will pick out the 5 most popular areas to get married within the UK and try and explain why this is. We are well in to peak wedding season now where the weather is marginally better than during the rest of the year, following our very cold winter this year I’m sure many people are very excited about their upcoming nuptials in the British sunshine.
Brighton is a lively, exciting and most importantly tasteful seaside resort. It is a totally different place to the likes of Blackpool where at best you would only want to visit for a hen/stag night. There are many locations to choose from, they have everything from a cool country farm houses to modern, chic city hotels. Who also doesn’t want to be able to have their wedding photos done by the sea?
Obviously the infamous capital of England has to be in the list, it is steeped in culture, heritage and amazing architecture. As well as the many churches and registry offices there are also plenty of weird and wonderful places to tie the knot, you could try a cruise down the river Thames and get married whilst sailing past the houses of parliament or go to the Natural History Museum and do it in the ‘Earth Hall’ which caters for between 50-200 people.
3. Lake District
The Lake District is one of the most scenic and beautiful areas of the UK, it has impressive mountain ranges, tarns and grassland which would provide the perfect backdrop to your wedding and photographs. There are many listed buildings and castles dotted around to base yourself in just in case the weather is poor. Augill Castle can cater for up to 40 people and there is exclusive use of the 14 guest bedrooms there if you hire it out for your wedding.
Cardiff is known as one of the party capitals of Britain, everyone who goes to Cardiff has a great night out which is why it is so popular with hen/stag parties. However, whilst Cardiff may be well known for its good nights out it isn’t so well known for its beautiful locations which it has plenty of such as Cottrell Park and Pencoed House Estate. Because of how well suited it is to weddings you will find there are no shortage of wedding photographers in Cardiff, get your wedding snaps done here by such a talented photographer that he has waiting lists of up to 2 years depending on the service you are after.
For the ideal combination between stunning architecture, natural beauty and venue availability Oxford has to be number one. Anybody who visits and takes a walk by the rivers/canals or in the parkland will know why it would be the ideal place to tie the knot. You have to look no further than Blenheim Palace for the real life fairy-tale wedding.