featured pricesChances are you won’t have an unlimited wedding budget (if only you were that lucky!). whether it’s you, your parents or a combination of both you will have to financially plan your Big Day very carefully.

By preparing a budget with a list of intended expenditure for each item, you will be able to monitor and better control your costs. It is your prerogative to change your minds over what you want and how much you’re willing to spend on it but by keeping a record you will be aware of the impact this will have on your budget and be able to adjust your spending accordingly.

From our knowledge and experience and some help from google! We have put together a list of the average cost of each item needed for a ‘traditional’ wedding. However, your wedding can cost a lot more or a lot less depending on your priorities. Below is a list of items that includes the obvious choices but also the not so obvious items that you should budget for.

Bride’s Wedding Ring £200
Groom’s Wedding Ring £150
Wedding Dress £700
Headdress and Veil £150
Bridal Bouquet £75
Shoes and Accessories £125
Bride’s Beauty Treatments £75
Bridesmaids’ Dresses £500
Groom’s Outfit £150
Flowers (Buttonholes, Church etc) £200
Printing £300
Transporation £300
Civil/Church Fees £400
Photography £400
Videography £400
Wedding Cake £200
Reception Venue or Marquee £600
Reception Decorations £150
Wedding Reception £2,000
Evening Reception £750
Drinks £750
Entertainment £500
Bride’s Going Away Outfit £150
Wedding Night Venue £125
Honeymoon £1,500
Wedding Insurance £50
Other Expenses £300
TOTAL £11,200

Budget pricing from Wedding Guide UK