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The best wedding dress shops in Ashford

Brides in and around Ashford, Kent are spoiled for choice for wedding dress shops. Here is our guide to the best bridal boutiques in the area, so you have the best chance of finding your dream dress.


Wed2Be in Ashford, part of the largest chain of wedding dress shops across the country, offering bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses. This is the perfect place to go if you have a clear idea of what you want and don’t need or want a personalised wedding dress shopping service to find your perfect dress.

Don’t expect to have an area to yourselves, a glass of bubbles or someone helping you to try on dresses they have handpicked to suit you, but do expect bargain prices- all under £700, a large range of dresses in different styles and extra-large changing rooms.

Wed2Be offers dresses from sizes 6-30 so there is something for everyone.

You can’t book an appointment here, so it’s worth thinking about what time of the day, week and even season you head there – busy periods can mean a long waiting time, and weekends can be very busy.


Chilham Bridal Boutique is situated in rural, picturesque Chilham, which is nestled between Ashford and Canterbury in Kent. The boutique offers a truly luxurious wedding dress shopping experience, and promises a pressure free, relaxed and friendly environment. Whilst some nerves can be inevitable, rest assure, the knowledgeable bridal consultants will guide you through their off-the-peg designer collection, making sure you have a fun, memorable time when shopping for your wedding dress.

Chilham Bridal also offer a range of beautiful veils, jewellery and hair accessories by Ivory & Co and Alabaster Dreams.

This boutique specialises in ex-sample and pre-loved wedding dresses, and includes the UK’s most loved and popular designers, who are renowned for using luxurious fabrics and embellishments and creating show-stopping gowns.

Their designers include Justin Alexander, Pronovias, Essence of Australia, Madi Lane plus many more. Its always worth visiting their website to view the full stunning range.

What makes this bridal boutique so special is that their designer collection doesn’t have the prices tags to match- every dress has been heavily discounted from its original RRP. Dresses start at £700 and go up to £1500.

During an appointment, the entire boutique will be closed for the bride-to-be and her VIP guests, so you can really take your time and make the most of the in-house expertise to find a wedding dress that is utterly perfect for your figure and personal style.

Expect special touches to make the whole experience personal to you, ensuring you feel special and spoiled, in anticipation of your big day and finding your dream wedding dress.

The boutique also has lots of facilities on site, including free parking, a tea room- perfect for some pre or post appointment treats. Also, a beauty salon and Alexandra Sharpe’s wedding dress alterations studio is next door to the boutique.

The perfect place to make the day a memorable one with your bride tribe!

Book your Chilham Bridal appointment her by clicking this link.


Beautiful in Curves is situated near Eastwell Manor, and offers an appointment only wedding dress experience stocking a wide collection of designer gowns for you to try in sizes 16 – 34 in a warm and relaxed garden cabin environment.

Styles vary from boho gowns, mermaid dresses, romantic princess gowns and more. Experienced owner Zoe carefully handpicks dresses which offer structured and supportive fits whilst still being comfortable and stylish- they have a wonderfully extensive range to try on.

Prices range from £800 – £1600 and their designers include White Rose and Millie May who deliver on quality, fit, style and price.

If you are looking for the perfect gown for a special occasion, they also offer prom and evening dresses in size 16-28.

Beautiful in Curves also offer an alterations service to their brides, to help achieve the perfect fit. And with free on-site parking available, there is a lot to love about this home- based bridal shop.
For full information on how to book a bridal appointment with Zoe, please visit their website.


This boutique offers a large collection of wedding gowns, bridesmaid and prom dresses. You will also find a large selection of flower girl dresses, jewellery, tiaras and veils, so if you’re looking for a one-stop-shop then you could opt for Lily’s Bridal Boutique.

They don’t have a website at the moment, but you can visit their Facebook page to make an appointment and to have a look at their collections. They have a private fitting suite so you can get a personalised experience.

Designers they stock include MoriLee, Mark Lesley and Sophia Tolli. You can expect to pay between £770 to £2800 for a dress from Lilys. Gowns are available to order in all sizes and they have a range of sizes to try in store.

Open 5 days a week and they offer free parking. This is the perfect place for the efficient and fuss free bride!


Mia Rose Bridal is a small, intimate and welcoming boutique situated on the outskirts of Ashford within the Evegate Business Park.

The best way to describe this boutique is glitzy glam, filled with lots of sparkle. Here you can relax into your one-to-one wedding dress experience over a glass of bubbly. Expect lots of lovely sparkle, lace, embroidery and embellishment for brides who love detailing.

The store stocks a wide variety of designer gowns from, Martin Thornburg, Victoria Kay, Monica Loretti and more. Open 7 days a week and with free on-site parking, perfect for the busy bride-to-be.

For full details on how to book your appointment at Mia Rose, please visit their website.

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