Marriage and Blessings

St Budeaux Parish Church
Photograph of Wedding Rings

If you are thinking of getting married in church – congratulations!

Legal Requirements

There are certain things that must happen in a church wedding to ensure the marriage complies with both UK civil and church law. You can check on these by clicking on the following link :- Legal Requirements


There is a required legal fee for marrying in a church.The basic costs for the current year and for next year can be found on the Church of England website by clicking on the following link:- The Cost of Church Weddings.

This includes a full breakdown of the costs. If you would like bells they are an additional £100, and of course there are things like flowers to pay for.


We always invite you to join us in church and also look forward to preparing for the big day with you. You don’t just make a telephone call and then see us months later on the day itself. We offer quite a lot of experience in organising weddings!

In addition there is lots of helpful advice on planning a church wedding on the Church of England website :- Introduction to Church Weddings in the Church of England