Hungerford – a perfect wedding location

on 29 January 2014.

Courtesy of MissBridalGown, Hungerford

For the first in our 2016 series of features on getting married in Hungerford please follow this link

Glorious wedding venues, beautiful locations and all the necessities

As wedding destinations go, Hungerford is hard to beat. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, this quintessentially English market town has a wealth of stunning venues, locally sourced quality food and drink and a

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Combe Manor wedding venue Hungerford.  Photograph by kind permission of Neale James

comprehensive range of local wedding suppliers for the happy couple. Hungerford is the wedding planners' dream with quality suppliers of clothing, jewellery, gifts, food, wine, flowers and acclaimed photographers clustered around the town and surrounding villages.

If you are planning your wedding , or even vaguely thinking this might be coming over the horizon, then you are likely to be feeling a little daunted. Organising a wedding is one of the most stressful - but wonderful - things you will ever accomplish and the trick is to gather as much information as you can to help you make informed choices.

Hungerford's Townsite is launching a series of special features about getting married in this wonderful town. We'll guide you through all you need to know about wedding fairs, local wedding venues, the best suppliers on the market

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Wedding flowers by martin and the magpie, Hungerford

and even where to go on honeymoon. We will be providing information on bridal gowns, dress shoes, engagement and wedding rings, flowers and photographers. Your wedding guests won't be overlooked either and we will have all the information on weddings gifts, cards, local accommodation and taxis.

When you're dreaming of the perfect wedding location and everything a successful, memorable and romantic day requires, Hungerford Townsite and our series of wedding features should be your first port of call.

Courtesy of MissBridalGown, Hungerford


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