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The Surrey wedding guide

Welcome to our indispensable local wedding guide. All you need to know about local wedding suppliers on one convenient page.

Weddings. So brilliant! So memorable! So utterly baffling when you’re mired in the planning stage. Where? How? Who? It’s a veritable confetti-doused minefield but luckily, with our Surrey wedding guide, we’ve done the heavy lifting for you. Behold the who’s who of stellar independent wedding businesses in the area, primed and ready to help you start ticking off boxes on that enormous list.

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VENUES

Brooklands Hotel, Weybridge

 

Overlooking the famous Brooklands race track, this stunning hotel offers contemporary architecture, elegant interiors and state-of-the-art facilities that all come together in a dream scenario for all of your plush wedding desires. With a completely bespoke experience and a whole host of services and suppliers, Brooklands can make your dream become a reality with red carpets on arrival for guests, prosecco galore and the option for guests to stay at the fancy hotel itself. Chin chin! brooklandshotelsurrey.com

Lingfield Park Resort, Lingfield

Got your heart set on a day of luxury? Lingfield Park Resort has suites to suit your needs, be it an intimidate venue for just your near and dearest or a huge space with room complete with a dance floor to party the night away with all of your loved one. For fans of horse racing, you can even host your big day to coincide with the races and have photos on the race course to make your wedding that little bit more memorable. There is the extra perk of having a luxury hotel onsite for your guests to make an easy transition after a long day of love, dancing and a drink or too. lingfieldpark.co.uk

Fiesta Fields, locations throughout Surrey and Sussex

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If you want to channel a truly boho festival vibe for your wedding, there’s only one thing for it – get married in a field! Think tipis, tents, camping and glamping. Fiesta Fields have eight stunning properties throughout Surrey and Sussex and offer packages offering just the site only to deals that include the bare necessities (posh loos, generators, that sort of thing) right up to packages where pretty much everything is included. Just BYO bride, groom and guests! fiestafields.co.uk 

Warren House, Kingston-upon-Thames
Sitting on 4 acres beautiful landscaped gardens in the grounds of the exclusive Coombe Estate, Warren House is a Grade II listed Victorian manor with a timeless elegance that makes it perfect for a wedding. Inside it’s all authentic original fireplaces, double-height ceilings and bright airy spaces. There are several different rooms where you can hold reception drinks and a wedding breakfast. And the venue also has 46 bedrooms, so there’s plenty of space for the bridal party to stay. You can see more at the Warren House Wedding Fair, on Sun 7 Oct from 12-3pm. warrenhouse.com
If it’s the romance of a riverside setting you’re after, The Runnymede-on-Thames has this and more. You can arrive via a private boat – and then everything you could want for your wedding day is all in this one location including a luxury spa, and accommodation for the bridal party and guests. The Grand Union Suite is licensed for up to 140 people for a civil ceremony and accommodates up to 250 for the wedding reception. Or for something more intimate there’s the Riverside Suite, licensed for 70 people for a civil ceremony and up 80 people for a buffet dinner or 100 for a sit-down meal with dancing. The hotel has its own team of wedding planners to help arrange your day. See it all for yourself at their Wedding Open Day on Sun 21 Oct from 11am-4pm. runnymedehotel.com

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If you want a romantic wedding amongst beautiful grapevines, then you can’t go past England’s biggest wine estate in the heart of the Surrey Hills. Set on 265 acres of vineyards with stunning views out over the vines, Box Hill and the North Downs, Denbies Wine Estate has everything the loved-up couple might want for their wedding day. There’s a choice of three rooms or a pretty outdoor courtyard for the ceremony. Move into the candle-lit wine cellar for reception drinks, before a wedding breakfast in either the Conservatory Atrium (250 guests) or the Garden Room (up to 70 guests). Or, for a more intimate affair The Gallery Restaurant – which has stunning views – can seat between 30 and 60 guests. And there’s no need to leave the venue when the party’s over – there’s accommodation at Denbies Farmhouse for the bride and groom, plus an additional six bedrooms for the bridal party. As you’d expect from a wedding specialist, Denbies has a specialist wedding team to help with the planning. denbies.co.uk

The Plough Inn, Coldharbour

If you’re planning a small wedding and want something intimate and rustic for your reception, the Barn at the Plough Inn in the pretty village of Coldharbour would make a great venue. It has an open fire for winter weddings, or in the summer the doors open onto the pub’s country cottage gardens. The pub also offers accommodation, with six boutique rooms – so there’s space for the bride and groom and wedding party. ploughinn.com

The Talbot Inn, Ripley

Historic, relaxed and romantic – with the occasional quirky touch – The Talbot Inn in Ripley is a special place to get hitched. The 15th century coaching inn has played its part in the blooming of love affairs over many centuries, including that of Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton some 200 years ago. With a capacity for 100 guests in the Wisley Suite as well as the more intimate space in Emma’s Room, it’s a venue with character and charm. And there are 43 stylish rooms too, for an appealing 30 second stumble to be when the celebrations are over. bespokehotels.com

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CELEBRANTS

Soozi Celebrant, Surrey

If you’re looking for an alternate way to celebrate your marriage, Soozi Leeves is your gal. She can help you create a wedding ceremony that is fun and relaxed, even themed. Want a Disney wedding? Done. Dr Who, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, zombies? It’s all possible. Soozi is a certified member of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants, which means it’s all professional. soozicelebrant

Love Me Do Celebrant, Chertsey

Michelle’s love for people inspired her to be a celebrant and that shines through in her ceremonies! She has conducted over 200 ceremonies around the world and first became a celebrant in Thailand, where she lived for six years. Michelle now calls the UK home and her role manifests itself for weddings, vow renewals, commitment ceremonies and baby namings. She can’t yet perform the legal side of marriage, but watch this space! lovemedocelebrant.com

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WINE

Taurus Wines, Bramley

As they say at Taurus Wines, ‘nothing says I do, like a nice bottle or two’. These guys are pros when it comes to catering for the booze at your wedding. So much so, they’ve written a super helpful guide to help steer you through the minefield of which fizz to pop, choosing your reds and your whites, how much to buy… and plenty of other things you haven’t even thought of yet. Or you might like to book Brigitte Bordeaux, a beautifully converted 1972 Citroen H Van, who also happens to be a fully working mobile bar. tauruswines.co.uk

Banstead Vinters, Banstead

Couple hold hands at dinner with wine, wedding wine

They know their booze at Banstead Vinters, and I mean that in good way. Whether it’s advice on which fizz you should choose for your toasts, or which red and white wine to serve with your wedding breakfast, the guys at Banstead Vintners are there to help. They also have a wide selection of craft beers, ales and spirits, with a particularly good gin offering. And there’s free delivery on orders over £150. bansteadvintners.co.uk

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BRIDAL BOUTIQUES

May and Grace, Haslemere

This exclusive bridal shop showcases gowns from top international designers including Essense of Australia, Martina Liana and Mikaella. Brides are offered exclusive use of the boutique in private 1.5 hr appointments, with just friends, family and your weddings stylists around you. mayandgracebridal.com

The Farnham Boutique, Farnham

A treasure trove of beautiful, vintage-inspired wedding gowns, The Farnham Boutique has a style to suit every bride. The boutique offers a collection of about 80 bridal gowns, each designed in-house and completely unique to the boutique. This approach means brides-to-be have the opportunity to customise a dress so it’s exactly how they want it by altering necklines, adding straps, and even changing colour! thefarnhamboutique.com

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FLORISTS & STYLISTS

Rosie Orr, Lower Knaphill

When your flower designer has helped produce the arrangements for top telly shows like Downton Abbey and The Crown and recently, the film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – you know you’re in good hands. Rosie Orr specialises in creating country style flowers for weddings using seasonal blooms and her own cutting garden flowers. She works closely with clients to turn their ideas into beautiful arrangements, using her relaxed and informal style. rosieorr.co.uk

Ali’s Vintage Hire, throughout Surrey

With the vintage trend being given a new breath of life, this service is the perfect way to give your wedding that extra special touch. Ali’s Vintage Hire offers all the retro knick-knacks you could possibly want to style your big day, with vintage pots, cups, saucers, plates, tablecloths, cake stands, vintage vases available to hire. With suitcases, stacks of old books, a photo booth and dress up items and even a vintage camper van also available, they really have thought of everything! alisvintagehire.co.uk

Butterflies & Bows, Lingfield

Elegant. Understated. Stylish. Oh, but enough about me – let’s talk about Butterflies and Bows which offers a unique wedding styling service as well as providing wedding flowers, bridal bouquets, table centres, church flowers and garlands. The team offers a personal service, to create the wedding look you’re after. They can provide decorations, chair covers, ostrich feathers, drapes, table top swags, starlight backdrops, wedding favours, balloons and even cakes. butterfliesandbows.co.uk


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WEDDING PLANNERS

Mirage Parties

Fancy something over the top and completely unforgettable for your wedding? Look no further. Mirage Parties specialises in creating luxury events with an extra wow factor. At their core are high production values, so nothing is left to chance. And they’ve been planning parties and events for more than 25 years, providing a discrete and personalised full party planning service, including event design, production and management. The entire party planning process is included in the service from venue sourcing, technical production, styling and lighting to entertainment and catering. Easy peasy! mirageparties.co.uk

Lolly and La La’s Entertainment Agency

Finding the perfect entertainment to your taste can be a long and tiresome process, but this company knows a thing or two about hiring the best people for the job. Lolly and La La’s listens to your exact entertainment needs to give your wedding evening that extra boost and sources the very best tribute acts, DJs, photo booths, mixologists and more to hit that perfect party spot! lollylala.co.uk

Halls and Halls Prive, Cobham

As the exclusive arm of specialist event and entertainment agency Halls and Halls, Halls and Halls Prive are pros at organising events including your dream wedding. Run by Lizzie Liebenhal, the business offers a bespoke service with sophistication and class at its core. From huge weddings with hundreds of guests to more low key events with a handful of people, these guys will be able to guide you in the right direction to get exactly what you want for your big day. hallsandhalls.com

 

CAKES

Cakes by Bells

Wedding cakes these days are so much more than a fruitcake covered in icing, and Cakes by Bells know a thing or two about creating magnificent cakes that will have all your guests snapping photos straightaway. The company makes bespoke cakes to order, giving the bride and groom complete creative freedom to form their perfect sweet treat. Be it beautifully decorate cupcakes or a five-tier masterpiece that gives the Great British Bake Off contestants a run for their money, these guys have you covered! cakesbybells.com

 


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PHOTOGRAPHERS

Life is in the Detail Photography, Reigate

Ruth first picked up a camera at six years old and hasn’t looked back since. She understands that photos immortalise the most special of occasions, making her the perfect choice for your wedding shots. Be it that special first glance of the bride image, the happy couple with all of the family or your granny dancing the night away, Life is in the Detail can be there to capture every special moment. lifeisinthedetail.net

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HAIR & MAKE-UP

French and Drench, Caterham

Whether you are looking for an elegant French manicure or customised nail art to match your dress, French and Drench can get your nails looking picture perfect for your big day – and the best part is that it’s all in the comfort of your own home. French and Drench offer a trial run, bridal pamper parties as well as hen parties get you and the girls ready for the party. French and Drench cover Caterham, Purley, Kenley, Sandestead, Croydon, Godstone, Oxted, Limpsfield, Warlingham, Redhill, Reigate and surrounding areas, and will travel throughout Surrey, Sussed and Kent for group bookings. frenchanddrench.com

Luminus Beauty, Reigate

If you can’t invest in getting everyone part of your body groomed for your big wedding day, when can you? Luminus Beauty in Reigate has got you covered for all of your beauty needs, be it lashes, tanning or even makeup for the day itself. Why not treat yourself to a facial while you’re at it? Get that perfect bridal glow from the salon’s range of facials, which use products by brands including Murad and Elemis. Time to go all out! luminisbeauty.co.uk

Nilosa Beauty and Aesthetics, Frimley

This salons appreciates how stressful weddings can be and are ready to help with all of your body and beauty preparation. Start with a deep tissue massage to unleash all of that planning tension before polishing that lovely face of yours with one of Nilosa’s famed facials. Tanning, nails, lashes and makeup are all on the menu too, so every treatment you could ever fancy can be done under one roof. Result! nilosabeautyandaesthetics.co.uk

Polished, Godalming

In Godalming, head to Polished for all your pre-wedding beauty needs including waxing, tanning and nails. There are also a selection of pamper packages including the ultimate 195-minute Secret Garden Session where you’ll have a facial, full-body massage, manicure and pedicure, so you arrive at the wedding feeling relaxed and refreshed. polishedgodalming.co.uk

Mulberry and Thyme, Epsom Downs

Down and curly, poker straight, Grecian plaits or half up half down? Picking the bridal party hairstyles can be a minefield, but Mulberry and Thyme have you covered. Priding themselves in offering a luxury experience, head to the salon to try some of those styles you’ve seen on interest and even get a manicure while you’re there! mulberryandthyme.co.uk

DLO Hairdressing, Guildford

 

As Guildford’s new premier boutique salon, the owners’ collective 40 years of experience in hairdressing shines through the brilliant customer service and technical expertise. DLO is guaranteed to quash any wedding style jitters to help you get the exact style you want, leaving you feeling happy, at ease and in the safest hands possible. dlohairdressing.com

 


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RINGS

Simon Pure, Cranleigh and Guildford

If you’re getting hitched, you’ll probably need a ring. And we love the designs at Simon Pure – from the stunning solitaire diamond rings to the more flamboyant rings set with blue topaz or vibrant amethyst. There’s also a range of wedding and eternity rings, including tailored fitted, diamond set and plain bands with a twist, for both bride and groom. simonpure.co.uk

Fei Liu

The mega talented British designer Fei Liu is known for creating collections that are as unusual as they are gorgeous, and his bridal collection is no exception. His bridal collections include Amara, Arabella, Aurora and Lily of the Valley. And if you don’t fall in love with an existing design, you can always commission a bespoke design. feiliufinejewellery.com

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HEN DOS

Spun Candy, London

Everyone loves an out-of-the-box activity on a hen do and, frankly, who doesn’t love a tasty sweet treat? Spun candy offers lollipop making masterclasses that’s a guaranteed way to get the taste buds and creativity flowing. And the Prosecco flows too! Lollipops not to your taste? There are also classes to have a go at making honeycomb and seaside-style rock. Tuck in! spun-candy.com

Beaverbrook, Leatherhead

Got your eye out for the perfect weekend spa retreat for your hen? Look no further. Beaverbrook is a luxury country house hotel nestled in the countryside. The spa is out of this world, with a huge indoor pool surrounded by floor to ceiling windows looking over the house grounds in addition to an outdoor pool and gym. Treat yourself and your girls to a spot of pampering with a whole menu of fancy treatments and polish things off with a fancy meal and even fancier hotel rooms. Perfecto!  beaverbrook.co.uk

 

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HONEYMOONS

Luxury Travel Studio, Weybridge

Huts on the blue sea

Specialists in all things high-end adventures, Luxury Travel Studio know a few things about planning that dream honeymoon. Be it a fortnight in the Maldives sipping cocktails on tap from your overwater hut, or a safari experience in the national parks of South Africa, this company will listen to your dreams and make them a reality. luxurytravelstudio.com

The Travel Professionals, Cobham

The beach is calling and The Travel Professionals are ready to wait on your hand in foot to get you there. These pros know how to get you the very best deal on flights, hotels and every luxury possibility in between so you can leave the honeymoon search in their hands and tick one thing off the wedding planning to do list. We all know the honeymoon is almost (if not just as) important as the big day itself! travelprofessionals.co.uk

CATERING

Bubble n Twist, Gomshall

Whether you and your guests like a tipple or three or are more of a mocktail crowd, Bubble n Twist are ready to rustle up the finest beverages possible for your wedding day. Their expert team of mixologists can rustle up a breadth of drinks with a twist and offer full bar and cocktail service for special events. So, will it be a long island iced tea or a cosmopolitan? bubblentwist.com

 

 

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