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City Centre Newcastle or Surrounding Countryside?

Newcastle is a beautiful city with so much to offer. If you’re considering a wedding inside the city or just on the periphery in the neighbouring countryside, you won’t go too wrong with either, but we decided to put a list together so you can weight the options yourself…   1. City: Convenience Getting around […]

Accommodation for Wedding Guests in Swindon

Swindon is a great place filled with fantastic hotels. If your wedding venue doesn’t offer accommodation, here are some brilliant hotels to set your guests up with. Just add it to the invite, especially if they’re travelling from far and wide!   Marriott Hotel Now you can get married at this venue, but if you […]

10 Perfect Peterborough Wedding Photo Spots

When choosing a location to get married, you don’t usually think of the photo opportunities you will get there. However, this can be really important for when you look back on your big day for years to come. Here are 10 spots in Peterborough that make it the perfect place to tie the knot…   […]

Seven Dreamy Peterborough Venues

Peterborough and its surrounding area is a fantastic place to tie the knot with a variety of venues, from affordable hotels for intimate weddings to grand stately manors for a grand affair! We picked seven we absolutely loved here…   The Great Northern Hotel This venue is located conveniently near the train station that has […]

Top 10 FAQs for Toastmasters

Having a Wedding Toastmaster on your big day is such a value, but it’s important to pick the right one. We asked the English Toastmaster Garry Smith on what are the best questions to ask before booking…   1. Why should I have a Toastmaster? “You’ve probably spent large sums of money on your wedding […]

Top 10 Benefits to a Toastmaster

There are loads of incredible benefits to having a wedding toastmaster, and since they cost less than a wedding cake, why not?   1. A Professional, Formal Announcement First of all, you will have a certain formality about your day with a toastmaster. Having a professional announce your presence will feel so special and make […]

Five Ways to Make Your Wedding Invitations Extra

If you are as obsessed with wedding stationery as we are, this post was made for you. It’s important to give your guests a good first impression for how amazing your wedding will be, so here are five simple ways to make your wedding invitations extra…   1. Translucent/Transparent Sheet Yes, you need some paper […]

Our Favourite Plus Size Dresses

Looking for wedding dresses when you’re plus size can be tricky. It can sometimes feel like there aren’t many options out there for you. Well you’re wrong! Many designer wedding dress brands dedicate entire collections to plus size brides, so we looked at some of our favourites and put them in this article for you… […]

Guide to Wedding Dress Shopping

Here is the most extensive and the most comprehensive guide to buying wedding dresses. Full of helpful tips and advice, don’t leave the house without it. It’s 20 top tips when heading to the wedding dress shop… 1. Don’t take too many people wedding dress shopping. Remember it is your day and nobody knows what you like […]

Wedding Dress Trends 2020

Are you a fashion conscious bride looking for the latest wedding dress trends to follow before you decide on the dress? You’re in the right place! We have the very latest wedding dress trends from the latest 2020 designer collections…     The Formal Bride This is a very bold and unique look for 2020. […]

Wedding Heels vs Flats: Pros and Cons

It can be tricky to decide whether to wear beautiful – yet painful – stiletto heels on your wedding day or comfortable – yet not as pretty – flat shoes. Make the decision yourself by reading our handy pros and cons of different wedding shoes…   Heels PROS • They can be so pretty!• Heels […]

Love Birds

St Valentine’s Day is celebrated by hopeless romantics the world over as Cupid pulls back his bow and shoots the arrow of love at couples who want to be together forever; and that goes for the animal kingdom as well. This week saw a beautiful civil partnership take place in the UK…by two celebrity penguins, […]

Bridal Dress Trends for 2019

Can you believe that we have reached the end of 2018? Another amazing year, so many wonderful weddings and so a host of new and stunning trends have come into favour. This year has seen a nod to minimalism and confident elegance. The Meghan Markle effect has brought us clean and effortless simple glamour without […]

Five Fabulous Venues!

WITH THE OPTIONS BECOMING EVER VARIED TO CHOSE WHEN IT COMES TO THE LOCATION FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY. IT CAN GET OVERWHELMING KNOWING WHERE TO START. We have scoured our website UKbride to come up with some of the cutest, unusual wedding venues in the U.K for you to say “I Do!” LOWER GRENOFEN – DEVON Firstly […]

Wedding Dress Edit: Spring & Summer 2018

Your wedding dress is the most personal and exciting of purchases for your wedding. Here, we’re picking a few of the most beautiful or unusual dresses from our favourite dress designers’ latest collections…  Boho Lace Wedding Dress This plunging v-neck gown with its bell sleeves is from the Lillian West collection, under the Justin Alexander […]

Wedding Makeup: How to Get Fuller Lips for Your Wedding

You May Now Kiss the Bride! From kissing your newly-wed to posing for photos and sipping on Prosecco, your lips will be in high demand on your wedding day. Brides are no longer opting for barely-there makeup and a conservative up do – 2018’s brides are showing there is much more fun to be had. […]

Pets at Weddings: A Guide

Unless you’re planning on eloping to sunnier climes for your wedding, chances are you will want your entire family and friends around you when the day comes. And who says that can’t include pets? Having pets at weddings is more common than ever before, and if done properly can be a great way of getting […]

Justin Alexander’s New 2018 Collection

      Ok. Justin Alexander is a brand known for elegance and sophistication. But their 2018 collection is everything we want in a wedding dress… Inspired by the intersection fashion trends and the needs of real brides, Justin Alexander designs the perfect wedding day look with stunning silhouettes, adorned necklines and high attention to detail. […]

The Ultimate Honeymoon Packing Checklist

    Wedding planning can be a bit of a blur. With so much to organise, honeymoon planning can be put aside. To make life a little easier, check through this honeymoon packing checklist for each bag you take with you. Honeymoon planning is a part of wedding stress too, so make sure you’re organised […]

When to Send Your Save-the-Dates

For brides struggling with wedding dilemmas, UKbride’s Wall is designed for brides to ask and answer ‘Member Requests.’ This can be anything from bridesmaid troubles to centrepiece inspiration. However, our number one query is when to send save-the-dates and invites out, so hopefully this blog post gives you the answer you’re looking for… It’s no […]

Rob Davis

UKbride Editor

Hi, I’m Rob, the Editor in Chief of UKbride! I’ve a real passion for all things weddings and lead the editorial team here to ensure we bring you the best inspiration, tips & advice for your wedding. You'll also find a few fun articles to help relieve that pre-wedding stress!

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