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A survey carried out by Bark.com has found that Wales is the cheapest region to get married in the UK.
Bark.com has been collecting and analysing its internal data over the past year to determine how much money is spent on wedding sectors such as wedding planning, venues and flowers, on average across the UK's regions.
The results show that Wales is the cheapest region for weddings with an average total spend of £11,926, followed by the East of England at £12,625 and Yorkshire and Humber at £13,651. Surprisingly, the most expensive area in the UK to hold a wedding is the East Midlands, at £22,180.
Regions in order of cheapest to most expensive, along with the average total price are:
Wales - £11,926 East of England - £12,625
Yorkshire and Humber - £13,651
Northern Ireland - £13,772
South East - £13,821
North West - £13,957
Scotland - £15,522
South West - £16,600
North East - £17,010
London - £17,480
West Midlands - £18,866
East Midlands - £22,180
Couples can see the average price of each sector in their region here: www.bark.com/blog/where-to-say-i-do-in-the-uk-wales-is-the-cheapest-area-to-get-married-in-the-uk/
Sectors analysed in the research include wedding hair stylists, wedding planners, ceremony and reception venues, catering, flowers, DJs, wedding cakes, makeup, videography, photography, car hire, entertainment, music, musicians, photobooths, stationery and decorations.
Kai Feller, the co-founder said: “It's no secret that weddings can cost a lot of money, so with all the data available from our site, we wanted to help engaged couples by breaking down the average cost of weddings based on their location."
To find out more, visit www.bark.com
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