Having a clear idea of your budget is essential for any wedding day. Sit down together, or with your parents if they’re going to contribute, and work out what you can afford to spend.
Write down the estimated costs in a budget planner.
As a guide, here are the average amounts that Brides readers spend. (Of course, it’s up to you where you decide to save or splurge!)
Wedding venue: £2,500
Reception venue: £4,000
Attendants’ outfits: £450
Mother-of-the-bride outfit: £300
Groom’s outfit: £300
Engagement Ring: £2,500
Wedding rings: £650
Other wedding jewellery: £200
Gift List: £2,000
If budgeting is a big concern, you may be interested in tips for setting your wedding budget.