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.

2018 Round-Up – Real Weddings and Shoots

A look back at some of the most loved real weddings and styled wedding shoots featured by The Wedding Community in 2018.

A Rustic Wedding at Gaynes Park

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.

A Creative Barn Wedding in Michigan

Carissa and Ryan’s wedding took place at The Milestone Barn in Michigan, and was filled with handmade details, including a ceremony backdrop made from tea bags.

A Vintage Farmers’ Market Wedding

The bride’s love of food and health inspired Chelsea and Dillon’s fabulous vintage farmers’ market wedding, and almost everything was handmade.

A Burchatts Farm Barn Wedding

Kate and Stuart’s wedding at Burchatts Farm Barn featured beautiful details including Kraft paper table runners, tissue paper hearts, and peach, white and pink geraniums.

An Intimate Beach Wedding in Puerto Rico

Dana and Timo’s wedding took place at W Retreat and Spa on Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, where they were married in a beachside ceremony on a cliff overlooking the sea.

A Vintage School Fete Themed Wedding

Both teachers, this couple incorporated lots of clever ideas into their wedding styling to create an amazingly detailed Vintage School Fete Themed wedding.

A Vintage Flora and Fauna Styled Wedding

Andrea and Joseph’s wedding featured lots of beautiful handmade details based around a vintage flora and fauna wedding style, with their personalities reflected in the styling.

A DIY Shabby Chic Wedding in Essex

Tupney and David used handmade items and items from their home to create a vintage, shabby chic feel to their wedding at The Old Regent Ballroom.

A Modern, Classy Wedding in a Stately Home

Planned in just five months, Kate and Michael’s wedding was an elegant affair, with their jade, silver and light grey colour scheme perfectly complementing the stately home setting.

A Gatsby-esque Garden Party Wedding

Sarah and Pete were inspired by the 1920s and wanted the feel of a Gatsby-esque garden party for their wedding at Kirknewton Stables in Edinburgh.