The wedding season is well and truly upon us and with the mini heatwave we are experiencing this week, it’s got us thinking about that rarest of events… The British Outdoor Summer wedding. As with most things the priority is still location. The latest trend being wedding venues in Cheshire.

Following the recent spate of celebrity weddings in the Cheshire area, many couples are now looking for Summer wedding venues in the area (particularly if the location includes a stately home).

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In an ideal world – you have the location, you have the (Summer) date set AND the weather to boot, what exactly ‘makes’ the ideal Summer wedding? Whether you kick off the celebrations with A traditional Pimms, or create an evening under the stars with fairy light lit Tipis, the options are endless. However, the key to planning a Summer Wedding in the UK (or anywhere) is – keep it simple!

As with most things in life is ‘less is more’ the more low key and relaxed the event, the more your guests will enjoy themselves. Huge weddings can be unavoidable (particularly for those of us with big families) however, you must remember that your wedding day is YOUR day. Don’t let the opinions of others take over your particular vision and ask for help from the venue you choose to host your wedding. Many wedding venues now have designated wedding planners who can offer you advice and guidance on your big day.

Soughton Hall Hotel is one such venue, based in Mold, North Wales close to the Cheshire border. Soughton Hall is not only an exquisite setting for your wedding venue in Cheshire, but also offers a full wedding advisory service. Their team of experts guide you every step of the way, taking the stress and worry away on what should be the happiest day of your life.