You're Proposing, Where to Start?

You may be visiting this section of our website for a number of reasons. You’re expecting a marriage proposal and can’t wait to plan your wedding. You’re newly engaged and excited about the next stages of planning your wedding, or, you’re quietly planning to pop the question and you’re after expert advice. Either way, we’re delighted to have you here. This section includes real proposal stories from couples who married at one of our exclusive use wedding venues. There’s also a list of romantic wedding film proposals, plus the ultimate guide on how to throw an engagement party. Once you’ve read up on all things ‘engagement’, head on over to our wedding venues homepage to find your own dream country house wedding venue, or continue reading to seek further expert wedding planning advice. 

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The ultimate guide to the history of engagement and wedding rings and how to wear them. 

The history of engagement and wedding rings
A guide to throwing the perfect engagement party with friends and family
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Celebrate your engagement in style by throwing an awesome party. Here’s our guide on how to plan the perfect soiree. 

Romantic Proposal stories share by Bijou newlyweds
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A collection of romantic, emotional and dream wedding proposals from real couples who married at a Bijou Wedding Venue.

Marriage proposals on film
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Everyone loves a romantic wedding proposal, don’t they? Check out what we believe to be the best movie wedding proposals of all time. 


A stunning diamond engagement ring perfect for a proposal
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If you’re on the hunt for the perfect diamond engagement ring, be sure to check out this beginner’s guide to choosing ‘the one’.


Engagement rings with gemstones are fashionable, rare and a great alternative to a diamond
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If a diamond isn’t your thing then consider choosing a gemstone engagement ring as an alternative.