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Ten Tips for Wedding Planning WEDDING BUDGET Set a budget: Before you start planning your wedding, you need to determine your budget. This will help you prioritise what’s important to you both. NEVER TOO EARLY Start early: It’s never too early to start planning your wedding. The earlier you start, the more time you’ll have […]


Marquee Wedding

We need to stop the narrative that wedding suppliers are expensive. It is not true! If a supplier is outside of your budget, that does not mean that they are expensive, it means your budget won’t accommodate them. If you’ve had a quote and you think it’s a lot, have a think about some of […]

Beaulieu Wedding

Beaulieu Wedding

New Forest Wedding Lotus Photography UK captured Laura showing her bridesmaids and brother her finished look! Hair by FLC Hair & Makeup Make Up by Alice Mcgee MUA This absolute beauty married Dominic in October at Beaulieu. Laura and Dominic live in New York and wanted help prior to and on day so they didn’t […]

Sopley Mill Wedding

Sopley Mill Wedding

Post-Lockdown Wedding Photography by Amber Blue Weddings On 6th June, Linzi & Mikey’s wedding was our first one back after the restrictions were lifted. I think it’s safe to say that emotions were high. It marked a special day for them both and also people being able to mix, albeit still only thirty, but they […]

Highcliffe Castle Wedding

Dorset Luxury Wedding

2020 Dorset Wedding Antonia and Laith, like many 2020 couples, had a rollercoaster of emotions in the lead up to their wedding at Highcliffe Castle. The number of allowed guests kept changing with each announcement, so there was a constant balance of managing family and friends. It was a pleasure to be able to provide […]

Wedding Photographers Dorset and Hampshire

Wedding Photographer Dorset

We so often get asked ‘Who should we book as our wedding photographer?’ or ‘What is the average price for a wedding photographer?’ There is no short answer to that because someone charging £500 to photograph your wedding, is likely to be more inexperienced, maybe just starting out but that might fit in with your […]

Wedding Cake Dorset & Hampshire

Naked cake dorset

Cake is one of my favourite things so here at South Coast Weddings, we probably have a more extensive list of amazing wedding cake makers than any other supplier. It never ceases to amaze us that people can create such works of art from cake and have them taste as good as they look. Here […]

Intimate Wedding Ideas

Small Weddings

At the moment, current restrictions are not allowing weddings, unless there are exceptional circumstances and after lockdown ends, there will be restrictions on numbers, so if you are going ahead, an intimate wedding it is. Here are some ideas on how you can still have that kick-ass wedding with a smaller guest list. Get Creative […]

Wedding Postponements due to Pandemic

Wedding Planner Dorset

Due to the current pandemic, many couples have no choice but to postpone their weddings, whilst others are choosing to, so they can eventually have the wedding that they originally planned. Here’s some tips if you’re postponing your wedding, or not! Communication This is key to easing your stress. Contact your suppliers you definitely can’t […]

Kiss the Wild

Dorset Wedding Planner

We are delighted to announce our new collaboration with Borrow the Moon and Wildflower Ceremonies, creating Kiss the Wild; intimate pop-up ceremonies for the adventurous, wild at heart and dreamers. Whether you’d like a sunrise, sunset, beach, woodland, mountain or ravine wedding ceremony, we’ll make it happen for you. We’ll take care of the planning, […]