4. Who is paying for your wedding reception? - Weddings in Wales at Craig y Nos Castle

Craig y Nos Castle Weddings
Go to content

4. Who is paying for your wedding reception?

Wedding Planning > Wedding Planning Guide > Budget and Suppliers

Financing your Wedding in South Wales - Who Pays for What?

  • This is our Wedding Planner 'Who Pays for What?' Page. For more wedding planning help, click on Wedding Planner Guide Index or scroll down to the bottom of this page.


Wedding Contributors: Who is to pay for what?  

How much will the Bride & Groom be paying?  How much will each parent be paying? Would any friends and relatives be able to make a contribution?  

Are there any physical items that may be contributed by others - such as wedding balloons, or wedding flower displays?

"We had our wedding at Craig Y nos a couple of weeks ago and it was absolutely amazing!? Everyone was blown away by the Venue with the majority of our guests staying the night before and...." Read more

* Tip; If you are getting married in our Wedding Ceremony room - the Grade One Listed Opera House - you can discreetly move your Wedding Ceremony floral arrangements from the theatre to the main function room after the Ceremony in the theatre is over, to make the most of your floral displays!

Costs can be divided between Bride & Groom, perhaps with contributions from their respective parents, as follows:

Photos below by Patrick Ellis Photography


Wedding ring for the groom
Wedding gift for the groom
Guest Book   

Gifts for bridal attendants
Wedding Stationery and wedding invitation cards.

Bride and Groom Wedding Cake Cutting, South Wales Wedding Venue Craig y Nos Castle

Bride's engagement ring

Bride's wedding ring

Marriage License

Special gift for the Bride

Accommodation for Best Man

Registrar's fee

The Honeymoon

Groom's Family

Wedding Gift

Delivery of wedding gifts to home

Any other expenses not listed here

Bar - all Beverages

Music for reception

Bride's Family

Engagement & Wedding Pictures      

Engagement party

Ceremony fees

Decoration of ceremony venue
The reception (rental of hall, catering)

Music at ceremony & reception

Bridal attendant's dresses

Transportation of guests

Weddings in Wales Bride and Groom signing the wedding registry book by Patrick Ellis Photography

Craig y Nos Castle Wedding Venue
Enjoy a Homely Welcome and Friendly Service at Craig y Nos Castle
Back to content