Wedding Venues in Hungerford 2016

on 28 September 2016.

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Brett Symes Photography

Perhaps the single most important question for any couple planning their wedding is, where?

Each of us nurtures our fantasy location, that picture-perfect venue which provides the superlative backdrop to the most important day of our lives. The choice used to be simple, church or registry office followed by a knees up in the local pub or church hall. But the modern couple is faced with a bewildering array of options. Diversity is great but it can lead to a paralysis of choice. Hungerford in particular, is a town served by many handsome venues, each

wedding elcot hungerfordoffering a selection of packages. Doubtless you will trawl through many websites in your search for the perfect venue. Here are a couple to get you started.

For a town-based wedding, venues don't come more convenient than The Bear Hotel at Hungerford. This ancient coaching inn sits right on the A4 and couldn't be easier to find. With a selection of function suites, rooms for guests and plentiful parking The Bear offers complete wedding packages from as little as £999.

If rolling countryside is the setting to your wedding dream, you should head to Elcot Park, conveniently situated off the A4 between Newbury and Hungerford. Their stunning Georgian manor house is set in sixteen acres of gorgeous sprawling gardens and provides a great canvas for your wedding photography, including a red carpet arrival. At Elcot you will be offered a personal wedding co-ordinator who will create a bespoke wedding package to reflect all that is important and meaningful to you as a couple.

Many couples start planning their wedding full of optimism and hope and discover only too late just what a task it is. With so much to think about, it is little wonder organising a wedding becomes a fraught affair. natalie lovet hungerford wedding Wise people often enlist the services of a wedding planner. People may initially resist the notion of taking on the additional investment of hiring a planner, but consider what having an expert in the know might save you. Wiltshire-based wedding planner Natalie Lovett of is a fully accredited wedding planner and event organiser of many years experience who will to plan, design and style your wedding according to your theme. The sheer relief of having an approachable professional who can look round corners and anticipate every nuance of the big day is invaluable. Says Natalie, 'Detail is crucial and is very apparent when all elements of your wedding pull together perfectly.'


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VIP access at Donnington Country Club
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