Five reasons to have a central London wedding
The decision to have a central London wedding is an easy one for many couples, but for those of you weighing up a city or destination wedding, read our five reasons why you should choose to have a central London wedding.
1. Diverse venues
Central London is home to some of the most unique and diverse wedding venues in the world. Not only is London one of the most exciting cities in the world – perfect for international or out of town guests, but it is also home to a diverse wedding venue portfolio, ensuring every bride and groom are spoilt for choice!
Whether you are dreaming of a garden wedding, a Palace, Livery Hall or a more unique or historic venue – Central London provides a huge array of wedding venues to suit your style.
Ranging from venues steeped in history and tradition such as Kensington Palace, Stationers’ Hall or the Old Royal Naval College to those with a more modern and contemporary style such as Haberdashers’ Hall or East Wintergarden. Whether you plan an extravagant or intimate wedding, or would like to surprise your guests with a unique wedding at ZSL London Zoo complete with animal encounters – we can guarantee our central London venues have what you’re looking for!
2. Location, location, location!
Many guests don’t want the hassle of getting to a venue in the middle of nowhere which is why London is ideal!
Travel options for family and friends visiting from both within the UK and abroad are huge. The city boasts five international airports and over 200 stations, which means everything is within close proximity. Guests can easily travel in and out and get around between ceremony and reception venues if they are separate locations.
Central London also hosts a large range of accommodation options to suit every budget, this ensures all guests are comfortable, and at ease, whatever their budget allows.
A London venue will also add ease when planning and jetting off on your much-awaited honeymoon.
3. Secret gardens and riverside views
Many of us will agree that gardens and riversides are the perfect setting for a romantic summer wedding, and create breath-taking backdrops for your photographs!
Central London wedding venues home some of the most spectacular secret gardens, which enables you to bring a more rural edge to the city – venues such as Haberdashers’ Hall, Stationers’ Hall and The In & Out all feature beautiful hidden courtyards and magical gardens. A central London wedding could also give the option of spectacular riverside views looking out onto the iconic Thames bank. Our venues The Little Ship Club and The Old Royal Naval College provide show-stopping views throughout the venues.
4. Endless suppliers
With such a diverse portfolio of suppliers in London you can never dream too big! With a large range of accessible wedding suppliers in the central London area, planning a wedding is easy in the capital!
We have many recommended suppliers who will help to bring to life your dream wedding day and to ensure everything runs seamlessly. Some of our highly recommend suppliers include, Mighty Fine Entertainment and Peppermint Poppy, just to name a few!
5. Things to do
You can never get bored in such a lively and historical city, enjoy the hustle and bustle London has to offer. Guests will be spoiled for choice with endless sightseeing, shopping, theatres and museums located moments from our central London wedding venues! Plus, this provides a great excuse for guests to extend their stay!
Apart from the wedding itself – there is always lots to organise the night before the wedding or day afterwards – Central London offers lots of free things to do and see which doesn’t need to cost you a penny more!
Whichever style of wedding you are dreaming of, central London wedding venues and the suppliers associated with these venues work together to create the wedding of your dreams, the central London location makes wedding planning a breeze with everything you could ever imagine right on your doorstep.