Gay Wedding Venues and Services
Everything you need to plan your gay wedding
Choose from over 800 gay-friendly wedding venues and suppliers across the UK and abroad.
We have lots of articles covering all aspects of planning a gay marriage, including questions to ask a wedding venue manager, choosing catering, flower decorations and wedding rings and how to entertain wedding guests.
We give tips on creating a timetable, setting a budget and choosing the wording of a civil partnership ceremony.
We feature stories of same-sex marriages so you can learn from other people's experiences.
Use our search venues to shortlist the civil partnership venues that suit your needs and budget.
Or if you want us to search for you, click on the free search service button and we will contact gay-friendly venues that match your criteria.
To find gay-friendly wedding suppliers in your area, such as a photographer, musician or entertainer, click on the green link or scroll down page.
We have a wide range of venues including castles, hotels and country houses. The directory also includes photographers, gay wedding planners and caterers.
To find unusual venues, click on the button on the right hand side of this page. See the special offer from The Royal Scotsman.
If you want to find all the venues and services in a particular county use the links on the left hand side, for example, click on England and then London to find venues and services in London. To find venues or services overseas, click on weddings abroad.
We are often adding new wedding venues and suppliers so if you don't find what you are looking for, come back soon. See the latest entries at the bottom of this page.
Buy our e-book with suggested formats, music and wordings for civil partnership ceremonies - just £1.99 click here.
A Very Pink Wedding
Co-founder of this site, Nicola Hill has written a book A Very Pink Wedding: A Gay Guide to Planning Your Perfect Day. There are so many money saving tips, you'll save the cost of the book instantly. Order your copy from good book shops. If your book shop doesn't stock it, please ask them to order it from HarperCollins.
"Your book was invaluable and became a bible as the weeks progressed, thank you for all your tips and useful advice."
Trish and Julie
We, Nicola and Laura, (picture above and top right) set up this directory when we were planning our own civil partnership. We wanted to find wedding venues and suppliers that would welcome gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people on their special day.
Other useful stuff
Click on the green links to find out:
Click on the articles button on the left hand side to find a wide range of other useful information about gay weddings.
Going to a civil partnership and need some ideas for gay wedding presents? click here
To see photos of our wedding and find out how it went, read Nicola and Laura tie the knot
Do you want gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender staff and customers to feel valued? Then book our Diversity Training seminar.
We can also help wedding venues with their promotional wedding brochures, newsletters, websites and exhibition material.
We can make sure the wording is appropriate for gay and lesbian clients, supply images of same-sex couples and handle the design and print. Click here for more information
Balinakill Country House
Balinakill nestles on a hillside in seven acres of peaceful grounds on the west side of the Kintyre Peninsula
Fabulous shop and on-line boutique selling beautiful and unusual contemporary jewellery
Tony Gaspar Photography
A photographer based in London, who covers Europe and the Channel Islands.
Amanda Macleod Cake Designer
We create stunning and unique wedding cakes that will work in perfect harmony with your special day
De Vere Cheadle House
Cheadle House, the magnificent Grade II listed Victorian mansion is the perfect location to begin married life.
A gay friendly wedding venue nestled in 70 acres of woodland on the edge of Nottingham
Your Wedding Shop
Bridal wear at budget prices, we have experience in providing dresses for civil partnerships
A picturesque setting for your civil partnership
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms
Located in the heart of the City of London, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is an ideal venue to celebrate your wedding reception.
We tell unforgettable stories in a documentary style, capturing all the emotions of your day.
Park Inn by Radisson Bedford
Set by the sparkling River Ouse, the Park Inn by Radisson Bedford Hotel provides an idyllic setting for your nuptials
Hatnim Lee Photography
I love to capture the first beautiful day of your journey together
Rookery Manor Hotel and Spa
Beautiful 16th century manor set in award winning lakeside gardens
Stunning architecture and picturesque grounds make the ideal backdrop for your wedding photographs
An exclusive photographic studio that only opens its doors to evening events twentyfive times a year
Flowers By Glen
Let me create something extraordinary for that special day