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Do you desire to escape from the reality and spend some days with friends and parents in a fairy tale location tailor-made for you? This is Sp luxury event & experience Destination Wedding service.

Ashridge House

With palatial architecture and a magnificent landscape, Ashridge House is an award-winning venue steeped in history and character. The perfect place for your enchanting wedding day filled with fairy-tale romance.

Naido Wedding

It's not a destination wedding in Greece without a stuff-of-legends party! And if anyone can throw the most Magnum-fuelled wedding bashes that complement their diverse clientele's sensibilities and styles, that is NAIDO!

Kefalos Beach Weddings

The Kefalos Beach Tourist Village is an ideal location for Weddings in Cyprus. Not only can you have the opportunity to stay at the Kefalos with all its on-site facilities but you can also have all your wedding day requirements fulfilled in-house.

Joy Wedding of Federica Tamborini

BENVENUTA! Do you want to get married in EMILIA ROMAGNA or in LE MARCHE? Do you need help PLANNING and COORDINATING your wedding in these fantastic regions? Let me tell you FRIEND, YOU ARE in the RIGHT PLACE! Intimate and elegant weddings

Frutt Mountain Resort

Situated at Lake Melchsee on a high plateau at 1,920 metres, in the heart of Switzerland, near to Lucern, the authentic Swiss charm of the mountains and an outstanding range of experiences are combined at the four-star superior Resort.

Kempinski Palace Engelberg - Titlis | Swiss Alps

Perched high in the mountains in the heart of Switzerland, located only a short distance from Lucerne, Kempinski Palace Engelberg sits at the foot of the Titlis mountain.

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Virgin Hotels Edinburgh nestled in the heart of the Old Town of Edinburgh is a masterful marriage of 19th Century architecture and contemporary design with a local influence.

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Lake Maggiore Wedding Style

Lake Maggiore Wedding Style offers full wedding planning and coordination services to English speaking couples around the world on beautiful Lake Maggiore.

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ASHLEY HILTON IS THE GENTLEMAN DJ An award winning, open format DJ with prestigious residencies in city central London and a stellar reputation as a musical artist for luxuriant weddings, celebratory parties and corporate events.

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"Since I have been on the  5 Star Wedding Directory, I have been inundated with inquiries for my cakes and received some fantastic publicity from magazines who have seen me on there. I also made lots of very useful contacts at the Press Wedding Breakfast 5 Star Wedding Directory organized for suppliers and press. I was invited to take part in the Designer Wedding Show, have had my cakes shown in the Saatchi Gallery, and taken part in Wedding TV's "The Great Cake Bake". A lot of which I put down to being on the 5 Star Wedding Directory, so many thanks to 5 Star Weddings." Rosalind Miller

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10 Factors to Consider When Searching for the Perfect Wedding Venue

If you are like most couples, you have probably been dreaming of your perfect wedding since you were little kids. And as the big day gets closer, the pressure to find the "perfect" venue starts to mount. How do you know which factors to consider when choosing a wedding venue? Don't worry; we are here to help! In this blog post, we will discuss 10 essential things to keep in mind when searching for venues. Keep these tips in mind, and you will be on your way to planning the wedding of your dreams!

1. Location: When looking for a venue, location is key! Consider the area you want to get married and hold your wedding ceremony and consider how far your guests will have to travel. Also, check out local laws on noise ordinances, parking requirements, and other restrictions that may limit where and when you can host an event.

2. Capacity: You need to make sure the wedding reception venues can accommodate all of your wedding guests, as well as any additional vendors or wedding party members that may be joining you. If you are planning a very large wedding, consider looking for exclusive use wedding venues with multiple rooms or areas that can be used for different activities during the wedding day.

3. Price: Weddings can be costly, and venues can take up a large chunk of your wedding budget. Before you start narrowing down potential venues, determine how much money you want to spend and make sure it aligns with the venue's rental fee.

4. Amenities: Some venues include wedding coordinators, wedding planners, event insurance, tables and chairs, or complimentary parking. Consider what amenities you would like to have on the wedding day, and make sure that your venue offers them.

5. Event Space: Ensure the venue has enough room for your wedding guests and activities. If any areas require extra setup or décor, make sure the venue can accommodate it and provide the necessary items.

6. Weather: Consider the weather when choosing a venue. If you are getting married in the summer, ensure your wedding won't be too hot and humid outside. Similarly, if you have an outdoor wedding in the winter, ensure the venue has some heating system or other protection from inclement weather.

7. Accommodations: If you are having a lot of out-of-town wedding guests, it is important to consider their accommodations as well. Research nearby hotels, motels, and Airbnb to determine if your venue is nearby or if wedding guests will need to travel long distances.

8. Catering: Make sure the venue can accommodate your catering needs. If you want a specific type of cuisine, check and ensure the venue has access to those types of caterers and food options.

9. Timing: Consider start and end times when choosing a venue type. Venues may have time restrictions or noise ordinances that you must adhere to.

10. Availability: Check the venue's availability before making any decisions. If your wedding date is flexible, you may be able to find more availability and less expensive venues during the off-peak wedding season.

Choosing the right wedding venue can be a daunting task, but with these ten tips, you should have no problem finding the perfect wedding venue for your dream wedding day! Good luck and happy wedding planning!

It is now easier than ever with these 10 important tips. Use them to determine your wedding location, capacity, price, amenities, event space, weather conditions and more. With proper research and planning, you can create the wedding of your dreams! Good luck!

How to find the right venue for your wedding

Now that you have a better idea of what to look for in a wedding venue let's look at some specific tips on finding the right one for your wedding day.

FAQs

Q: What are the most important things to consider when choosing a wedding venue?

A: When choosing a venue or civil ceremony space, the most important factors are location, price, capacity, amenities, event space setup or décor, weather conditions and availability. It is also essential to meet with the wedding coordinator or planner at the venue to discuss any questions or concerns you may have about hosting your wedding there.

Q: How far in advance should I book my wedding venue?

A: It is recommended to book your wedding venue at least a year in advance, especially if you are getting married on the weekend or during peak wedding season. For less popular dates, wedding venues may still be available closer to the wedding date.

Q: What is wedding venue etiquette?

A: Local wedding venue etiquette includes respecting the venue and its staff, adhering to any timelines or restrictions set by the venue and ensuring you leave the venue in its original condition after your wedding has concluded. Additionally, wedding reception etiquette also includes following any local laws or regulations, such as noise ordinances, that you must adhere to.

Q: Are Stately Home Wedding Venues open year-round?

A: Most stately home wedding venues are open year-round and typically depend on the type of venue (outdoor venues may close during certain months due to weather conditions). It is always best to check with the venue directly before booking.

Q: What are wedding venue packages?

A: Venue packages include all the items and services needed to host a wedding. These can consist of wedding decor, catering, entertainment, wedding cake, photography and videography, and other services. Many venues offer specialized wedding packages tailored to fit couples' budgets and wedding needs. It is essential to discuss wedding packages and special offers with your venue wedding planner or venue manager to ensure you are getting what you need and want within your budget.

Q: What wedding venues allow outside catering?

A: Not all wedding venues allow outside catering, so it’s important to inquire about this before booking the venue. If a wedding venue allows outside catering, they may require you to use a specific caterer or provide an additional fee for this service. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies on outside catering

Q: How do I choose the right wedding venue?

A: When selecting the right wedding venue for your wedding day, consider your wedding theme, wedding size, budget and location. Additionally, it is also essential to meet with the wedding coordinator or planner at the venue to discuss any questions or concerns you may have about hosting your wedding there. Lastly, read the contract thoroughly before signing any agreements!

Q: Are wedding venues expensive?

A: Yes, wedding venues can be quite expensive, depending on size and location. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their fees and services before booking. Additionally, wedding venue packages can often help couples save money as they include all of the items and services needed to host a wedding

Q: What wedding venues allow pets?

A: Not all wedding venues allow pets, so it is important to inquire about this prior to booking the venue. If a wedding venue allows pets, they may require you to provide additional fees or paperwork for pet safety regulations. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies on pets

Q: What wedding venues allow outside vendors?

A: Not all wedding venues allow outside vendors, so it’s important to inquire about this before booking the venue. If a wedding venue allows outside vendors, they may require you to provide additional fees or paperwork for vendor safety regulations. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies on outside vendors

Q: What wedding venues offer discounts?

A: Many wedding venues offer discounts for off-peak dates, such as mid-week or during the winter months. Wedding venues may also offer discounts if you book more than one service, such as wedding decor or wedding photography. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their deals and specials before booking

Q: What wedding venue contract should I read?

A: Before signing any wedding venue contracts, it's important to read through all the terms and conditions in detail. Many wedding venues will provide a wedding venue contract in the form of an online document. Read through it thoroughly and ask wedding venues if you have any additional questions or concerns before signing any agreements. Additionally, make sure to keep a copy of the wedding venue contract for your records

Q: What wedding venues require deposits?

A: Most wedding venues require a deposit to secure the venue for your wedding date. The deposit amount will vary based on the venue terms, so it is essential to inquire about this before booking. Venues may also require payments in instalments throughout your wedding planning process. It is always best to ask the venues directly about their policies on deposits and payments before booking so that you stay within your wedding budget.

Q: Is wedding venue insurance necessary?

A: While wedding venue insurance is not always required, it may be beneficial if any damages occur to the wedding venue during your wedding. It is best to check with the wedding venue about their policies on wedding insurance and also inquire about coverage options before signing the wedding venue contract. Additionally, wedding venues may also require wedding insurance to book the venue. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their requirements before booking

Q: What wedding venues provide catering?

A: Many wedding venues provide catering services for weddings and other events. When inquiring about wedding venues, ask if they offer catering services and what cuisine they specialize in. Additionally, wedding venues may provide wedding cake services or allow outside vendors for wedding cakes. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies on catering before booking

Q: What wedding venues provide wedding decorations?

A: Some wedding venues may offer wedding decoration services and can help to create the perfect wedding setting. Ask wedding venues about their in-house design team or what type of decorations they provide for weddings. Additionally, wedding venues may also allow outside vendors for wedding decor. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies on wedding decorations before booking

Q: What wedding venues provide wedding photography services?

A: Many wedding venues offer wedding photography services and may have in-house wedding photographers or allow outside vendors. Ask wedding venues about the type of wedding photography they specialize in and if they provide photo booth services. Additionally, wedding venues may require additional fees for bringing in outside vendors for wedding photography. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies on wedding photography before booking.

Q: How do I find wedding venues near me?

A: There are various ways to search for wedding venues in your area. You can use wedding venue directories and wedding blogs or visit wedding expos and bridal shows. Additionally, many wedding venues provide detailed information on their websites about pricing and services offered. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies before booking

Q: What factors should I consider when choosing a wedding venue?

A: When selecting a wedding venue, there are several factors to consider, such as location, capacity, parking availability, wedding decorations and amenities included with the venue rental fee. You should also factor in additional costs for wedding decorations, wedding photography services, catering and wedding venue insurance. It is always best to ask wedding venues directly about their policies before booking

Q: What are the most important things to look for in a wedding venue contract?

A: When signing a wedding venue contract, it is essential to review the details of what is included in the rental fee, such as wedding decorations and amenities. You should also pay attention to any cancellation policies or payment terms outlined within the wedding venue contract. It is always best to ask the venue directly about their contracts before signing and make sure you keep copies in a safe place.

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We hope that by following these ten tips, you should have no problem finding the perfect wedding venue for your dream wedding day! Good luck and happy wedding planning!