Why should you have your wedding in Suffolk?

The location of your wedding is extremely important and plays a key role is keeping you and your guests happy on the day. You want to choose a location that is not only convenient for all your lovely guests to get to, but is also somewhere that offers a truly beautiful backdrop for your celebration and wedding photographs – these moments last a lifetime!

Suffolk has become one of the most sought-after weddings locations in the UK due to its stunning natural beauty, award-winning beaches, quaint medieval towns and convenient location. With so many beautiful spots available, many couples are finding their perfect wedding location in Suffolk. With this in mind, here are the top reasons why you should consider having your wedding in Suffolk.

The Beauty Of Suffolk

Suffolk boasts some of the most beautiful and diverse natural scenery in the UK and is considered an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You will be spoilt for choice when looking for locations to stage your wedding photographs. There are over 50 miles of stunning beaches and breath taking coastline, pretty cobbled towns, lush woodland and miles of rolling countryside – so you’re sure to find the perfect spot! There are many incredible wedding venues in Suffolk that will provide a truly magical setting for your big day. Our stunning Woodhall Manor offers an exclusive-use wedding venue which can cater for an intimate elegant wedding for 50 or a lavish extravaganza for 200. The venue is set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside and the incredible scenery is sure to give you and your guests a day to remember.

Amazing Suppliers

There is a huge selection of high-quality local suppliers in Suffolk, so you won’t need to look far to find professional vendors who can perfect your special day. Booking local suppliers means you will save money on travel expenses and reduce harmful carbon emissions – your wallet and the environment will thank you! Local suppliers are also likely to know your wedding venue and location well, which should enhance your day and ensure that everything runs smoothly.

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For instance, a local photographer will be able to recommend the best places to capture local beauty and advise you on the perfect locations to take stunning wedding photographs in the area. Local caterers will have connections with suppliers in the area and should be able to create a delicious wedding menu from the best locally-sourced ingredients. Again, this is an excellent way to make your wedding greener and reduce carbon emissions. Remember that you can always ask your venue for advice on the best suppliers in the area.

The Climate

Suffolk is located on the South East coast of the UK and benefits from some of the warmest and driest weather in the country. This makes Suffolk the ideal location is you’re planning an outdoor wedding or want to be able to spend time enjoying nature on your big day. While the UK is not known for having good weather, Suffolk gives you the best chance of enjoying sunshine and clear skies on your wedding day.

The Tranquility

Suffolk is just an hour drive from London yet it is considered one of the most peaceful and relaxing destinations in the UK. Unlike some other rural locations, Suffolk is extremely accessible from London and most other major cities in the UK. The area benefits from excellent transport links all across the country. This makes it an extremely convenient location for you and your guests to get to on the big day. The stunning nature surrounding Suffolk provides the perfect backdrop for creating a relaxed atmosphere on your wedding day. You and your guests can enjoy miles of quiet, lush countryside and an abundance of natural wildlife in the area.

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The Culture

In addition to the stunning natural scenery, Suffolk is also extremely rich in culture. The area is the birthplace of famous English composer, conductor and pianist Benjamin Britten. Most of his music is thought to be inspired by the stunning Suffolk landscape and natural beauty. You can easily feature some of Britten’s beautiful music in your special day to play tribute to Suffolk’s heritage.

Final thought

Suffolk can offer the perfect location for your wedding day. The area boasts stunning natural scenery, amazing local suppliers, a rich heritage, and some of the best weather in the UK. If you’re interested in finding out more about planning a wedding in the beautiful area of Suffolk, then get in touch with our friendly team today. We can help you organise the perfect Suffolk wedding, completely tailored to you.


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