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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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Gemma and Thomas’ ‘Bringing the Outside In’ themed wedding took place at The Lost Village of Dode, a 900 year old Norman building in Kent.
Dawn and Matthew’s relaxed and fun festival style wedding took place on a farm, and their day included lots of personal details.
Kate and Matt had a humanist ceremony under the trees on the edge of a gorgeous lake, followed by a reception with a musical theme..
An abundance of homemade elements create such a personal feel to Amy and Adam’s beautiful late summer marquee wedding in Combe.
Kat and James’ wanted their tipi wedding in Essex to reflect their love of the countryside and the farm Kat grew up on.
Kirsty and Simon’s pretty, country vintage wedding at The Punchbowl pub in Lapworth, was a fun, relaxed affair that featured lots of handmade items.
Jenny and Nick wanted to create a ‘Love is Weird’ theme for their wedding using an eclectic mix of things they love as their wedding decor.
The George Brown Botanical Gardens in the Australian outback created the perfect setting for Jo and Matt’s laid-back, fun wedding.
Rebecca and Eve had a beautiful outdoor ceremony with ‘ring warming’ and ‘handfasting’ elements, followed by a wedding reception in a huge Mongolian yurt.
Chris and Emmy created the most incredible wedding filled with love and laughter, which included a beautiful humanist handfasting ceremony.
Samara and Russell were married in Adelaide, Australia, and had the most incredible, fun wedding full of vintage carnival styling and colour.
The rustic barn and dreamy white gazebo nestled beneath the trees is the perfect location for Hannah and Caleb’s beautiful wedding in Oklahoma.
We love the bold black and white stripes theme that brings this wedding together, as well as the beautiful flowers in purples, pinks, yellows, greens and oranges.
Beautiful braids, hay bales, a flying unicorn and a HUGE party with 200 guests; what is not to love about this uber-cool real wedding?
Emma and Adam had a beautiful wedding overlooking the Bay of Naples, giving them the perfect backdrop to their laid-back wedding.
Eleanor and Gareth’s fabulous wedding took place at All Saints Church and The Garden Barn in Little Bradley, and featured some truly beautiful details.
Catherine and Ben’s beautiful shabby chic wedding featured an abundance of handmade details that made their day so special.
Amy and Andy created the most wonderful wedding, which included Greek Cypriot wedding traditions including the groom’s ‘last shave’.
Shohreh and Lewis invited their friends and family to join them for their beautiful relaxed wedding in a small clearing in the woodland at Scraptoft Hill Farm.
The quirky venue, As You Like It in Newcastle upon Tyne, was the perfect setting for Stephanie and Neil’s unique wedding.
When Naomi became Mrs. Graham Thomas at St. Audries Park, Somerset, she had no way of knowing how many years of marriage they would be able to enjoy
Victoria and Charis’ uber-cool wedding took place in Sofiko, Greece – a ranch wedding in the sunshine, what more could you want?
Rob and Candice’s wedding in Cape Town, South Africa, took place on a beautiful Vineyard Estate with a natural waterfall.
Mary and William married at the amazing Daylesford Organic Farm, and Mary wore her mother’s beautiful 30 year old dress for the wedding.
James and Emma’s fabulous wedding took place at a Railway Centre, with locomotives as the backdrop and the flowers as the main styling inspiration.
Hollie and Shane used seasonal flowers to bring colour to their rustic wedding at Gaynes Park, and added lots of handmade details to complement the venue.
Full of colour, creativity and character, Andrea and Grace’s amazing wedding at The Green Building in Brooklyn was super stylish, quirky and fun.
Hayley and Chris’ wedding was an eclectic mix of colour, from the 1,000 handmade origami cranes to the multicoloured streamers suspended from the ceiling.
Do you remember Carrie Bradshaw’s Vivienne Westwood wedding dress from the first Sex and The City movie? Well, Sashy wore the dress for her own, super-cool wedding.