COVID-19 restrictions and getting married in North Wales


2020 has been wild, right?! The wedding industry has, like so many sectors, been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re planning your wedding right now, you’re probably wondering what the current guidelines and COVID-19 restrictions are for getting married in North Wales.

UPDATED: Friday 23rd October

Wales in now in a ‘fire break’ situation.


What are the rules for religious services?

“Places of worship are not open to the public, other than for wedding or civil partnership ceremonies or funerals, where people can attend at the invitation of the organiser. Please see guidance on weddings for more information.”


Are there limits to the number of people who can attend ceremonies?

“The number who are able to attend a ceremony indoors is limited by the capacity of the venue where it is being held, once physical distancing measures have been taken into account


What are the rules on holding receptions?

Wedding and civil partnership receptions are not allowed.


Up to date information about covid-19 restrictions and getting married in North Wales can be found via the Welsh Government here:

coronavirus regulations guidance

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Getting married in North Wales? Wedding photographer, Emily Ward, recently relocated back to the area after several years working and living in Uganda. Find out more here – About Emily