Brides can wed on beach for first time as Bournemouth builds chapel on the sand

Here comes the tide! Brides to wed on beach for first time as seaside town builds beach hut chapel

11:58 AM on 21st October 2011

Bournemouth council has become the first in the UK to allow beach weddings after a beach hut chapel was deemed to be a

Bournemouth council has become the first in the UK to allow beach weddings after a beach hut chapel was deemed to be a “permanent covered building”

The council acted after finding they were receiving 60 requests a month from couples keen to wed on the seven miles of sandy beach the resort offers

The council acted after finding they were receiving 60 requests a month from couples keen to wed on the seven miles of sandy beach the resort offers

Couple can arrive by train or by cliff lift, and the venue will offer intimate wedding ceremonies for a handful of friends and family, or larger celebrations for hundreds of guests

Couple can arrive by train or by cliff lift, and the venue will offer intimate wedding ceremonies for a handful of friends and family, or larger celebrations for hundreds of guests