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 or gay marriage.
We feature stories of same-sex marriages so you can learn from other people's experiences.
Use our search venues to shortlist the gay wedding 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.
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
Royal Berkshire Hotel
Greet your guests as they wander past the romantic fountain and congregate on the landscaped lawns
A country house commanding views over the countryside and across the sea
A peaceful and secluded setting amidst glorious parkland woods and farmland
Beautiful coastal venue hired on an exclusive basis.
We hand make wedding accessories to match your personalised colour and theme
Cherish Wedding Films
Professional, creative and beautiful wedding films at an affordable cost
Sasfi Hope Ross Photography
International wedding photographer captures the magic of your day.
All About Wedding Cars
An exclusive wedding car hire company in Bristol which caters to your individual wedding day needs
The Venue at Moddershall Oaks
Set in 72 acres of picturesque woodland and grounds, Moddershall Oaks is a magnificent setting for your big day
Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa
We have a beautiful lake, quaint thatched gazebo and a stunning Asian Sensory Garden
With stunning original features such as oak panelling, golden chandeliers and stained glass windows, The Maynard is the perfect venue for your big day
Oak Farm Hotel
Set in its own gardens overlooking Cannock Chase providing a perfect outdoor setting for those special photographs
St Bride Foundation
St Bride Foundation is a stunning grade two listed building in the heart of London.
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