The question has been popped, the glittering ring is sparkling away. Now you need to know where your special day will take place. Choosing a wedding venue that’s to your taste is one of the major things to think about, and there is much to consider. Do you want something lavish or low-key? Decadent or delicate?

Wherever you choose, it’s important that it’s somewhere you feel comfortable as well as memorable. After all, when you’re investing so much in your nuptials, you want them to be perfect.

If you’re searching for the perfect place to celebrate, here are some inspired ideas.

Castles | For a truly regal day, spend it in a castle. If they’re good enough for royalty, they’re good enough for you. With turrets and towers, historic halls and acres of surrounding land, these are already incredibly romantic venues in which to spend your wedding day. As there are usually numerous rooms of varying sizes available for hire in a castle, the size of your wedding party can be matched to the room that suits.

Hotels | There are some truly stunning hotel venues that are dedicated to offering full wedding packages. From luxurious resorts to converted townhouses, there are many styles to choose from and you are sure to find the one that fits. Like castles, hotels generally have a number of suites to choose from, so you can select the room that works for you.

Barns | Rustic and rural, converted barns have become a wedding venue trend in recent years. If you are a couple that is seeking a country wedding, this is a venue that is sure to tick the boxes. Beams draped in fairy lights and lush green hills can create a magical setting.  

Bespoke | Converted buildings and custom-built creations are among some of the dedicated venues that host weddings of all shapes and sizes. From formal rooms converted manor houses nestled within central London to newly built centres designed to host memorable events in Yorkshire, you’ll find there are plenty of tailor-made venues that play host to weddings.

Take a tour of the venues you have in mind and visualise your day. Whether you have your heart set on a fairy tale castle or you have always envisaged your first dance in a contemporary space, you’re sure to find the setting of your dreams.

Are you planning your wedding day? Have you been surprised by the venues you’ve liked or is there one you’ve always had in mind?