How do you plan an English Wedding in the Heart of Holland?

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Do you want an English wedding in the heart of Holland? Whether you are British, American, Canadian, Australian or from New Zealand getting married in the city of bikes is a beautiful experience. On top of that, it transforms your event into an unforgettable one.

Although wedding traditions in the UK are similar to Dutch beliefs. It’s not customary to wear a traditional white bridal dress. And your partner does not have to wear a morning suit, top hat and tails. The best news is…day and evening guests can be invited to both the wedding ceremony and party. Actually, this way you get more out of your big day budget.

Imagine the excitement of your guests when you tell them you’re celebrating the occasion in Holland. Everyone will be impressed and want to share in your happiness with you.

So, before you buy a classic wedding dress you’ll need to sort out your paperwork. Furthermore, get ready to create a spectacular wedding of a lifetime in the heart of Amsterdam. Here we go…

English Wedding | Venues in Amsterdam

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De L’Europe Hotel – Amsterdam

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De L’Europe

Firstly “De L’Europe Amsterdam, also referred to as The Grand Dame is amongst Amsterdam’s legendary 5 star luxury hotels. And one of many venues where you can host an English wedding. The hotel offers a superior service. Overlooking the Amstel River, you’ll have easy access to the city. Moreover, dotted around the site are boat companies, museums and other key points of interest. Source: De L’Europe

Waldorf Astoria Hotel – Herengracht Amsterdam

Waldorf Astoria

Secondly, the Waldorf Astoria lends itself as an exceptional alternative to an English wedding venue. And this retreat is a collection of six 17th century canal palaces on the Herengracht in Amsterdam. It’s Dutch heritage at its finest. Another thing, the hotel combines legendary service and timeless elegance for a memorable wedding experience. Basically, it’s the talk of the town.  Source: Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

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Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht Hotel

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Andaz Amsterdam

Thirdly, situated on the charming city’s iconic canals [Grachtengordel] the Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht is breathtaking. And the whimsical design by Dutch designer Marcel Wanders is a superb place for your intimate or grand celebrations. Actually, the hotel provides you with a private entrance via Keizersgracht. The secret Alice in Wonderland inspired garden is the perfect spot for an English wedding.

Het Grachten Huis – Herengracht [canal]

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Het Grachten Huis

In addition, the prestigious Het Grachten House has welcomed many couples and their guests to celebrate their English wedding in style. And throughout Dutch history, the historical museum has boasted entertaining well-known persons. Furthermore, carefully designed the romantic secluded venue on the canal belt provides an exceptional wedding service.

The Hoxton, Amsterdam

Set in storied canal houses, this chic, contemporary hotel is excellent for an intimate styled English wedding. “Once the Mayor’s home, now it can be your place to host your nuptials, on Amsterdam’s Herengracht canal. Even more exciting, combine your  ceremony with a reception and enjoy one of the happiest events of your life.

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Luxury Suites Amsterdam

Luxury Suites Amsterdam

Finally, welcome to Luxury Suites Amsterdam. It has a timeless interior and royal penthouse. And situated in the beating heart of the city it’s lavish ambiance is ideal for your honeymoon. This location is nestled at the foot of the red light district. Furthermore, providing you an English style service, you’ll have a splendid stay. However, the hotel has no restaurant. Source: Luxury Suites Amsterdam


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About Clover Jean: I'm a Londoner enjoying a work-life balance in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. My celebrant | marriage officiant | master of ceremonies | gospel choir services, take me all over Holland. What's my vice? I love on-line retail therapy. Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE and see you soon!

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