Wedding planning tips from Chiswick House & Gardens


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Wedding planning is hard enough as it is, without having to worry about where your big day will take place. If you’re looking for an idyllic, picturesque location that will make all your guests swoon, look no further than Chiswick House & Gardens.

Situated in the heart of London, our venue offers couples a range of breathtaking backdrops for their wedding photos, as well as plenty of space for both ceremonies and receptions. Plus, with an exclusive caterer and accommodation available nearby, you can relax and enjoy your big day worry-free. So why not say “I do” at one of the city’s most enchanting locations?


Photography & Makeup

Photos are an important part of any wedding. They capture the memories of your big day and help you look back on it with fondness for years to come. However, taking good photos can be tricky. Here are a few tips to help make sure your wedding photos turn out great:

First and foremost, make sure you choose the right photographer. They should be someone who understands your vision and can capture it in pictures. Be sure to discuss what you want beforehand so there are no surprises on your big day.

Also, don’t forget about the little details. Makeup, hair, and accessories can all make a big difference in how your photos turn out. Choose complementary colors and styles so everything looks polished and put together.

 Catering trends at Chiswick House & Gardens

One of the most important aspects of any wedding is the food. Because so much thought and planning goes into a wedding, couples are looking for new and innovative catering trends to make their big day stand out. Here are some of the newest trends in wedding catering that you should watch out for.

Check out this list of wedding catering ideas we love here at Chiswick House & Gardens:

  1. Seasonal & Plant based menus – The trend towards seasonal menus has been growing in popularity in recent years. This means that you can select dishes that are appropriate for the time of year, and that will wow your guests. For example, during the winter you might serve a hearty beef stroganoff, while in the summer you could go with something light and refreshing like a Nicoise salad.
  2.  Farm-to-Table Weddings: More and more couples are choosing menus that feature locally sourced ingredients. This trend is both sustainable and stylish, and it lets guests experience the flavors of the season.
  3. Food Stalls: These days, food stalls are no longer just for street vendors. They’re becoming a popular choice for weddings as well. They offer a wide variety of menus and styles, so there’s sure to be one that appeals to you.
  4. International fusion: This type of catering is a great option for those who want to enjoy the best of both worlds. It offers a variety of foods from inspired from different cultures. It’s the perfect choice for those who want to spice up their wedding with some delicious international flavours.

How to: Your wedding package

There are so many wedding packages out there to choose from, it can be tough to know which one is right for you. Not to worry though, here are some tips on how to pick the perfect wedding package for your big day.

  1. Consider what is important to you. What are the most important elements of your wedding? Is it the food, the location, the entertainment? Make sure that those elements are part of your chosen package.
  2. Check out the reviews. Before booking any package, be sure to read through the reviews online to get an idea of what others thought about their experience. For example, have a look at our reviews here:
  3. Compare prices and features. Different packages offer different features, so make sure you compare what is included before

Your venue showround at Chiswick House & Gardens.

If you’re like most couples, as your wedding day approaches you’ll start to plan out your show arounds. This is a great way to see potential venues and make sure they are perfect for your big day. Here are a few tips to make the most of your venue showrounds.

  1. Have an idea of what you’re looking for before you go. This will help narrow down your choices and make the visit more productive.
  2. Take pictures and notes during the visit so you can remember what you liked and didn’t like later on.
  3. Talk to the staff at each venue – they can give you a lot of valuable information about how things work there and answer any questions you may have.


If this sounds like your dream wedding venue – just ask eve.

Our team of experienced event planners will help you plan every detail of your big day, from catering to flowers. We have several packages to choose from, or we can create a custom package just for you. Don’t wait any longer, contact us today and let us make your dreams come true.