Put the Pro in Proposal!

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

There are so many marriage proposal ideas out there but the most important element is finding an idea that is as unique as your relationship. It is easy to become overwhelmed at just the thought of planning the perfect, memorable proposal. A marriage proposal is a story that the two of you will remember forever and will often share with others throughout your life – that can be a lot of pressure!


Don’t worry, The Cotswold Proposal Planners, have your back. There are so many creative and romantic ways to propose; we have compiled a list of marriage proposal ideas which will be sure to knock your partners socks off. These proposal ideas might inspire you for when you are creating your own perfect proposal.





Proposing marriage to your loved one can definitely be an overwhelming experience. Especially when you are trying to be creative, romantic, and original. The Cotswold Proposal Planners have decided to take the burden of thinking up the most amazing marriage proposal ideas off your shoulders. We have searched high and low to find the BEST, most creative, most original, and romantic proposals out there! Whether you want an elaborate affair or something simple and chic, these ideas are sure to make your partner swoon. It all starts with a great idea and ends with the right question!


The best way to propose is the way that will be most meaningful and memorable for your partner. So, dig deep! Think of all the memories you have built together. How can you incorporate these memories or the things that define your relationship into an amazing proposal idea, bespoke to your partner? The best way to propose is one that feels special and unique to your relationship. If family and friends are a huge part of your love, why not add them into your marriage proposal ideas somehow! Did your soon to be spouse mention something they love or have always wanted to do? We can help you find a way to make it a part of this very special moment!



  • A movie trailer proposal – If your partner is a massive film buff, why not take them to a private cinema viewing of your proposal. You could even invite friends and family to surprise them when the lights turn on!

  • A garden proposal - Propose in a flower or botanic garden when everything is in bloom. A beautiful backdrop from a romantic proposal!

  • Romantic rooftop proposal - Out of all these marriage proposal ideas, this one is one of the best. Simple enough to pull off without a crazy amount of stress, but still such a grand gesture of love!


Sometimes it only takes hearing about other proposals to get your head in the right space to think of the perfect marriage proposal ideas for the love of your life! Each of these ideas is so different from each other, but each idea is meant to make your partner feel like the most important person in the world for that moment. How will you make your marriage proposal the most special moment of her life?


  • Treasure hunt – Why not write your partner clues, leading them to iconic moments in your relationship. The last clue being your proposal location.

  • Walk down memory lane – This one is one of our favourite, why not lead your partner down an aisle, with photos of yourself and your partner either side.

  • Private dinner for two – Why not hire a private chef to cook an exclusive menu for the two of you!


You are skimming through these marriage proposal ideas and getting sparks of inspiration. Great! If you are trying to create the most romantic marriage proposal, focus in on the details. What little additions would make this moment even more special or meaningful? Brainstorm what would make your love feel the most special the moment that you propose. The words you say, the gifts you give, and the people who are there could all be key elements.


  • Flash Mob – Why not protest your love to your partner by getting a local dance group to dance to your partners favourite song.

  • A grand gesture – Why not go all out and celebrate your big moment in style. We don’t just offer set packages; we offer a complete bespoke service too. We love discussing with our clients all their amazing ideas and plans for their grand gesture, The Cotswold Proposal Planners can transform any space to create a dazzling personal setting just for you. This one is sure to sweep them off their feet.

  • Skyline proposal - Hire a skywriter to spell out your proposal for everyone around to see or even better, take them on a helicopter ride. Marriage proposal ideas that are grand like this one will never be forgotten.



A grand gesture can include hundreds of people and months of planning may not be a good fit for your relationship. Some couples prefer a smaller, more intimate feel. Simple marriage proposal ideas can be just as meaningful, with half the stress! What really matters is the relationship between the two of you. If you can make your partner, feel surprised and special, then you have succeeded! Use these simple marriage proposal ideas to create the perfect moment for your relationship!


  • Aisle always love you – Walk your partner down a rose petal covered aisle, surrounded by flowers and candles leading to large 'Marry Me' light up letters where you will drop to one knee and ask the love of your life to marry you.

  • Picnic proposal – Imagine stumbling upon a romantic and picturesque picnic set-up with a subtle 'Marry Me' sign ready for your proposal. Our team at The Cotswold Proposal Planners love this package, it is perfect for a couple that enjoy delicious food and wines.

  • Vineyard tour – Take a guided tour around The Cotswolds many vineyards and have a private wine tasting session for the two of you.





No matter what marriage proposal ideas caught your eye, the most important thing is the spin you put on it! Whether you want to go big or keep it simple, any of these marriage proposal ideas are sure to woo the woman in your life and make your proposal extraordinary. Remember to stay true to the things you both love and the elements of your relationship that make it amazing and you can’t go wrong. Turn up the creativity and give her the marriage proposal of her dreams.