Getting married on the coast in the UK is more and more popular now that so many more venues have outdoor wedding licences. Not only do coastal weddings have the benefit of great backdrops to the photos, your guests will love a trip to the beach for the day. If you are planning a coastal wedding then these styling tips might give you an idea of how your day could look.
The all important wedding dress. A shorter wedding dress or at least one that is not too cumbersome is probably best for a seaside wedding, especially if you plan running through sand dunes after the ceremony with your guests. Then again, a flowing gown always looks great on a dramatic coastal landscape… We like the look of this vintage wedding dress on StyleMePretty.
Using materials you find lying about by the coast is a great way to bring the outside into the wedding party and also an eco-friendly way of decorating your wedding. These ideas from LoveMyDress blog are gorgeous. They use driftwood as table markers and the rustic welcome sign looks nicely sand weathered.
When thinking about wedding flowers for coastal wedding, then the type of delicate colours you find along the coast work really well. This bouquet found on Brides website is perfect for a beach wedding.
This seaside themed chair-back garland from Brides Magazine is actually very easy to make. We love the use of shells in this pretty arrangement. Take a look at their tutorial on how to make this here.
A seaside wedding gives a great excuse to have a bit of fun with the choice of food and favours too. We love these 99 ice cream inspired cupcakes we found on LoveMyDress.
These cocktail sticks in Brides Magazine are a brilliant touch to a seafood wedding reception.
This wedding cake photo was taken at one of our coastal wedding venues, The Gallivant Hotel on the lovely Sussex Coast.
If we have got you thinking about seaside wedding venues then take a look here at our directory or locations around the great British coastline. Here are a few for starters: