Getting married is an exciting time in anyone’s life but getting married in London is a truly special event. The heart and soul of the United Kingdom, London has so much to offer to brides and groom and there are so many options to choose from. Choosing to get married in the capital means you can plan your day with all sorts of special touches – there are endless possibilities in such a vibrant and diverse city. When making all important decisions regarding your big day and in the weeks leading up to the ceremony, there is certain information you need to consider to make sure the day goes smoothly. Here we explore 5 questions you need to ask when you’re getting married in London.
Is my venue easy to get to?
A wedding is a wonderful time for the happy couple to spend time with their loved ones. Friends and family, who may not meet often, have the opportunity to travel from far and wide to celebrate your big day. By choosing to get married in London, you are already off to a great start with endless travel options linking the city to other parts of the country and even globe. On the day of the wedding, your venue needs to be easy to access while having a luxurious and grand appeal. Situated in the heart of Mayfair, DUKES London has great transportation links to all train stations and London airports. Our concierge can organise transportation from any of these places and is always on hand for any last-minute arrangements for you and your guests.
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Where will my guests stay?
There is no denying London is a big city and, as we saw above, travel distances can be a big factor to take into consideration when you are getting married in London. But what about when the wedding is over, and your guests begin to depart for the night? Having ample accommodation at your venue is always a great idea, meaning guests can celebrate for longer without the worry of arranging return transportation and their room is ready and waiting when they are ready to drop. Holding your wedding at DUKES London means both you and your guests have luxury boutique rooms and suites at your fingertips, with first class service and amenities to make your stay truly memorable.
Is my wedding planner an expert in London weddings?
A wedding planner is an essential person in the organisation of your nuptials, answering any questions you may have, making excellent recommendations, and ensuring the day goes without a hitch. It is important to assign this role to somebody you can trust and that knows the industry inside out. At DUKES London, your personal wedding planner will guide you through every step of your wedding journey, from the initial booking through to the big day. Through their expertise and guidance, planning a London wedding is stress-free. The team are well connected with businesses in the area and are specialists in everything London, meaning you are in the best hands.
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Where can I find the best suppliers?
There is so much to think about when organising your wedding. The wedding dress, bridesmaid dresses, suits, flowers, the rings, entertainment, catering, hair styles… the list is endless! On such a special day, you want everything perfect and only the best will do. It is hard to know where to start, particularly if you are not from the city. DUKES London has strong ties with the Royal Warrant Holders in the Mayfair area, guaranteeing that you will receive the highest quality and best service available. We can arrange private appointments with your preferred suppliers in the lead up to the wedding, ensuring everything is perfect for the big day.
Where will we take photographs?
Wedding photography is an important part of the day allowing the happy couple to look back on the event for years to come. There are so many options around London for the perfect backdrop to compliment your wedding style and taste, choosing the perfect location can be a tough decision. The luxurious and charming surroundings of the DUKES London hotel is the perfect location for any couple to snap those all-important photos, making a beautiful backdrop for memories you will cherish forever. For outdoor shots, we are less than 5 minutes from two of the Royal Parks – St James’ Park and the Green Park – making for some truly special photographs surrounded by nature.
For further information about hosting a your wedding at DUKES LONDON, contact our Events Team on +44 (0) 207 491 4840 or email [email protected].