Congratulations on your engagement! Now that you’re done showing off your engagement ring, and sharing your engaged status online, it’s time to start planning your wedding.
And what better place to start than with your budget? It’s not as exciting as choosing your florist, we know, but it’ll determine how much every aspect of your wedding will cost, and therefore how much you can afford to spend.
The below stats break down the cost of a £21,000 wedding, based on 83 wedding guests, which is the average number of guests our real brides had.
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How much to budget for wedding outfits:
Wedding dress: £1,098
Bride’s shoes: £102
Groom’s outfit: £329
Bridesmaid(s) outfit: £353
Wedding ring bride: £479
Wedding ring groom: £367
How much to budget for the wedding ceremony:
Bride’s flowers: £106
Bridesmaid(s) flowers: £116
How much to budget for the wedding reception:
Venue hire: £3,397
Thank-you gifts: £211
How much to spend on wedding entertainment
How much to budget for your honeymoon
Honeymoon wardrobe: £253
First night hotel: £204
TOTAL WEDDING COST: £20,983
To see more on budgets, take a look at our budget breakdown pie charts