Deirdre and Eoghan married at Cuddystone Hall in the heart of the College Valley, a remote spot perfect for their colourful, festival style wedding.
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.
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A look back at some of the most loved real weddings and styled wedding shoots featured by The Wedding Community in 2018.
Cindy and Thomas’ beautiful copper themed wedding took place at Coworth Park in Ascot,with an intimate outdoor ceremony in the venue’s fabulous grounds.
Erica and Kevin wowed their guests with wedding styling which included modern marble, copper and pink Himalayan salt details.
Maureen and Richard’s beautiful Kate Spade inspired wedding features gold details, black and white stripes, monograms, and bright, colourful florals.
Jess and Tom’s natural, relaxed wedding took place at their local village hall, and included lots of wonderful, rustic wedding details.
Magnificent flowers formed the main decor of Stef and Col’s colourful, modern wedding at Graciosa, including beautiful hanging installations on the ceiling.
Hayley and Chris styled their stunning Mythe Barn wedding with delicate pastel colours, gorgeous flowers, beautiful natural wood and romantic candles.
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.
Eden and James had a wonderful 70’s disco themed wedding, styled with disco balls, orange tinted glass, berry hues surrounded by timber and Sputnik chandeliers.
Leanne and Nick enjoyed a magnificent wedding reception in the garden of their own beautiful home in Essex, following a ceremony in the Orangery at Langtons House.
Terri didn’t want her wedding to look like her ‘work’, so she went all out and created such an awesome wedding full of colourful florals and modern geometric details.
Fern and James’ wedding is beautifully classic but with a fun twist. Following a church ceremony they enjoyed a reception at Brympton House with a funfair in the venue’s grounds.
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.
Alyx and Cam’s Lincolnshire wedding is full of really lovely little touches which show that you don’t have to have a huge, lavish wedding if that’s not your thing.
Kelly and Luca wanted a rustic Italian vibe for their wedding, and the result is really chic – crisp whites, green foliage and pops of copper feature throughout the beautiful styling.
Hestré and Johan chose the beautiful Natte Valleij Estate in South Africa for their big day, the perfect setting for their relaxed outdoor wedding.
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.
Step aside Glastonbury and V Festival… we present to you WEDGEFEST! Nik and Ali chose Lower Hill Farm for their incredible, relaxed festival style wedding.
Claire and Kyle’s Christmas wedding at The Watermill Hotel featured twinkling lights, baubles, pine cones, snowflakes and the prettiest red bouquets.
Nicholi and Jean-Rae married at Die Stoor in South Africa and chose a beautiful Italian-inspired, rustic winter wedding theme for their day.
Chandré and Mark created such enchanting wedding styling for their incredible Tolkien-inspired wedding at Simondium Country Lodge
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.
This ‘Lonkerfest’ festival wedding at Colehayes Park is totally awesome! Amy and Chris certainly know how to style a wedding and throw a party.
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.
The incredible Edwardian library building, Centre for the Book, provided an amazing backdrop for Marina and Milan’s opulent wedding.
Emma and Chris chose the fabulous Titanic Hotel in Liverpool for their rustic themed wedding reception and party – and wow, what a celebration it was!
Gather and Tailor in Melbourne was the perfect backdrop for Brent and Georgia’s relaxed warehouse wedding, and gave them a fabulous blank canvas to style.
Alice and Ben’s ‘Wedstock’ festival wedding is so colourful, unique and fun, with details including origami birds, pom poms, chair ribbons and fun signs.
Robyn and Whitney chose Yandina Station in Queensland, Australia, for their rustic, handmade wedding, enjoying a fabulous reception in the dairy barn.