UKbride Member Request 4 Dec 2017

I looked at my first venue yesterday and we both fell in love, it's...

I looked at my first venue yesterday and we both fell in love, it's perfect... but another venue we are going to have a look at has a better deal for cheaper, now I havent viewed the second place yet but I'm scared I'll make the wrong decision. Better venue, more expensive Accomidation for guests, less expensive

Steph V
Steph V 4 Dec 2017

Go view the second venue before you make a decision, you might love the second venue as well as the price :)

Chloé Roe
Chloé R 5 Dec 2017

Go and see the second venue and see how you feel but go with your gut- you don't want to regret a decsion

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Dec 2017

Go view it with an open mind. I don't want to sound harsh towards your guests but if they want to be at your wedding, accommodation costs won't stop them from attending! Do what's right for you, your budget and those things - it's your day, not theirs!

Leanne Harris
Leanne Harris 6 Dec 2017

I saw one that I was determined I wanted it was stunning. We got the prices and begrudgingly looked at other venues after my OH asked to. We found a few venues didn't match up until we viewed last one that was in a hotel and had the room for all of our guests from Leeds (we're getting married in Middlesbrough) it was so much cheaper too!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Dec 2017

If the more expensive one is still in your budget and it's the one you love, go for it!

Rhiannon Robson
Rhiannon Robson 6 Dec 2017

Make sure you visit more venues, you could just love it because it is the first place you have seen xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Dec 2017

go and see it. you may love it just as much
if not speak to tge first one see what deals they can offer you.
also go and see more venues else where.
if people want to.attend your wedding they will no matter how much accommodation is. if its too.expensive at venue they can find cheaper themselves

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Dec 2017

We fell in love with the 2nd venue we viewed, but it was just SO expensive that we couldn’t justify it in our budget.
People always go on at you saying “it’s your wedding day, you can spend that extra bit of money!” As if the stuff grows on trees.

I saw view the cheaper venue, keep an open mind as it may surprise you. Ask yourself, if you went to somebody else’s wedding there, what would you think of it?
If you like it, sit down and calculate EVERYTHING for both venues and think about whether it’s really worth spending all that extra money.

We ended up booking a really lovely hotel 10 minutes from our house. It is not quite the dream venue, but i’ve got a mortgage to pay!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Dec 2017

Try checking your perfect venue for prices of different days. I have known for a long time were I wanted to get married however it was really expensive for a Saturday sober r going for a Sunday as its much cheaper x

Bethany Smith
Bethany Smith 6 Dec 2017

We've booked the very first venue we went to visit. We just fell in love with it haha. There was another one which I wanted to visit but it was way more expensive so we decided not to. Sometimes the first really is the best but I wouldn't limit yourself to only seeing one, even if you love it it's not going anywhere :) and some places will hold a date for a couple of weeks so you could always put a date down just in case and then you're not committed if the second one is just as good :)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Dec 2017

The one we love is the most expensive we've looked at but because it's so beautiful in itself means we have to do less to it so you can save in other areas.....go with your gut. Money doesn't grow on trees for any of us but it has to be special for your day x

Emma Raisborough
Emma Raisborough 7 Dec 2017

I would recommend visiting at least a few venues before making your decision. I think I knew from looking at venues online which one was my favourite, but I went to see that one last, and I just knew the moment I walked in it was the one. As long as the venue you want is within your budget go for the one that makes you happy - not because its the cheapest.


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