Welcome to the Brides Top 70 UK and Ireland Venues Guide 2015. This year, we've scoured the world to bring you the best 70 venues at home and 30 of the finest places to wed abroad right now.

Chris Everard

Let's face it, picking the perfect location is the first step to creating a day that has 'you' written all over it. So, what are your bridal dreams made of? Will you choose an offbeat woodland wonder, or maybe a fairytale statement setting? Perhaps you picture yourself on a British beach among the dunes, or living it up in one of London's top luxury hotels.

Whatever you're looking for, I'm confident you'll find the perfect setting for your wedding in this definitive guide to the UK and Ireland. Just make sure you have fun choosing it! 

We Heart London: The capital's smartest spots for your big day, whether you're on the lookout for a rising star or a stunning classic

The Big Hitters: Book well ahead to snag these mega-in-demand venues across the UK and Ireland

Bohemian Beats: From perfect posh pubs to tipis in the Dales - via a treehouse by a loch - we've got your rustic dream locations covered

On The Water: Say 'I do' on the sand, make your vows in a maritime marquee, or get wed at a lighthouse 

Statement Settings: Go big or go home! Here's our pick of the castles, ballrooms and grand venues - you can even stay overnight in a king's bedroom

All The Pretty Pads: A dozen gorgeous, laid-back settings for your celebrations, from cosy barns to lavender-filled gardens

Plate cost per head includes three course wedding breakfast and half a abottle of wine or the closest equivalent food and drink package. Prices are all correct at the time of publication.