Looking for the perfect Bridal shop in Gloucestershire?

Choosing your wedding dress should be an exciting and unforgettable experience. As a Gloucestershire wedding photographer, I never forget how important the wedding dress is to the bride. Here is a list of my top 5 wedding dress shops in Gloucestershire.

1: Grand Jour

Based in Stonehouse, this bridal shop is situated just off the A38, between Stroud and Gloucester. This award-winning boutique is in a very rural location away from the hustle and bustle of the high street.

They offer a private room with your own bridal consultant. All the attention is focused solely on helping the bride every step of the way. Thus making sure your gown is absolutely perfect for your wedding day. Grand Jour prides themselves on offering a fantastic selection of high-quality dresses and accessories. They offer a very unique, unrivalled service.

2: The White Room

This was the bridal boutique that Zara Phillips chose to have her wedding dress!

The White Room is a very exclusive bridal boutique, located in the beautiful Cotswold town of Minchampton near Cheltenham. They specialise in designer wedding dresses. They carefully pick the dresses and accessories from internationally acclaimed bridal designers, including, Naomi Neoh, Jenny Packham, Belle and Bunty, Suzanne Neville, Stewart Parvin, Jesus Peiro, Emmy and Frey Rose.

3: By Design

Located at Lower Westgate Street in Gloucester, By Design offers a highly personalised wedding gown fitting service. Supplying exclusive bridal and evening dresses from top designers. They also offer a complete made to measure dressmaking service from Sarah Carter Couture, a resident designer, and dressmaker.

Bridesmaid and evening dresses are available as well as accessories for the whole bridal party. In addition to all this By design offer a comprehensive men’s hire department.

4: Ellie Lowe

Ellie Lowe has a reputation for design and manufacturing excellence. This, in turn, has led to hundreds of wedding dress commissions over the years. Her dresses echo the timeless beauty of Arte-Deco. This combined with classic, understated elegance with exquisite fabrics, make her dresses very special.

Brides can choose from an off the hanger design from the Bridal collection. Alterations can be made to suit your personal tastes. However, you may prefer one of Ellies bespoke dresses made to your exacting specification.

Ellie Lowe is located at Foston’s Ash House, The Camp, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

5: The Cotswold Frock Shop

The Cotswold Frock shop is located at Stow on Wold in Gloucestershire.

They offer a bridal shop with an inspiring space full of beautiful designer wedding gowns. They also offer outfits for the Mother of the Bride or Groom, as well as dresses and suits for all of the wedding guests.

Privately owned and managed by Christine, they have over 25 years of experience in fitting Brides and their Mum’s with the perfect dress.

Wedding Photography

That’s it I hope you have enjoyed this article on the top 5 wedding dress shops in Gloucestershire. I’m an award-winning documentary wedding photographer. My style is very relaxed and natural with nothing cheesy. You can see more samples of my work on my wedding portfolio. Find out all about me on my about page. If you like what you see then contact me today for more details about my services and what I can offer for your very special day.


Bride and groom walk down country track at Cripps Stone barn wedding

Photograph of bride and groom for top 5 wedding dress shops in Gloucestershire blog

Groom kissing bride with flowers in the garden at The Swan at Bibury wedding

Romantic portrait of Bride and Groom at Hilles House wedding




Top 5 Wedding Dress Shops in Gloucestershire links

1: Grand Jour

2: The White room

3: By Design

4: Ellie Lowe

5: The Cotswold Frock shop