Real Weddings

Real weddings are a great way of getting ideas for your own big day. In this section you can read the wedding stories of real couples to find out how they put everything together to create their dream day. Be inspired by stunning pictures of a huge range of different styles and themes from real weddings in the UK and abroad, from relaxed festival style weddings to luxury affairs.

For even more ideas don't forget to check out our Styled Wedding Shoots category.

A Colourful, Modern Wedding at Graciosa

Magnificent flowers formed the main decor of Stef and Col’s colourful, modern wedding at Graciosa, including beautiful hanging installations on the ceiling.

A Pastel Pink Wedding at Mythe Barn

Hayley and Chris styled their stunning Mythe Barn wedding with delicate pastel colours, gorgeous flowers, beautiful natural wood and romantic candles.

A Rainbow Geek Chic Wedding in Cambridge

What does the wedding of self-confessed ‘nerds’ look like? Well honestly, pretty darn awesome! This rainbow geek chic wedding in Cambridge really is very cool.

A Luxe Winter Wedding at a Vineyard

Anja and Charl’s luxe winter wedding at Vondeling vineyard near Cape Town oozes elegance. They married in the on-site chapel before enjoying a reception in the tasting room.

A Country Style Wedding at Cripps Barn

The beautifully rustic Cripps Barn, with exposed beams and brick and fabulous large windows, was the perfect backdrop for Jack and Chloe’s country style wedding.

A Rustic DIY Wedding in a Cow Shed

Sarah and Jim’s cow shed wedding was a work of love, and the styling details really fitted the country, rustic vibe they hoped to achieve.

A Beautiful Elopement in Santorini

This elopement in Santorini is simple, stylish and romantic, and shows that you don’t necessarily need all the bells and whistles when you get married.

A Rustic Wedding at Quantock Lakes

Quantock Lakes in Somerset provided the most serene setting for Thomas and Natalie’s beautiful wedding, with the couple choosing a rustic theme for their wedding styling.

A Rustic Country Wedding with Wooden Details

Rivervale Barn was the perfect backdrop for Laura and Deane’s rustic, country style wedding, where their fabulous wooden decor they made was one of the main talking points of the day.

A Relaxed Winter Wedding in a Pub

The Alma Inn, a quaint, intimate country pub with roaring fires and rustic charm, was an amazing setting for Jade and Danny’s informal winter wedding.