Faye Brookes and Gareth Gates have revealed they want an intimate wedding.
The Coronation Street star and the Anyone of Us singer plan to tie the knot next year and want it to be “somewhere hot” with just 30 of their closest friends.
Faye, who plays Kate Connor in the ITV soap, has even got a tattoo tribute for Gareth – which is the letter ‘G’ on her ribs.
Faye told OK! Magazine: “I’ve always wanted to have his initial somewhere on my body, it represents that we’re together forever! I decided to get it on my ribs as it’s the closest place to my heart.”
Speaking about getting married to Gareth, Faye continued: “We’ve been through so much as a couple and we’ve come out of it stronger than ever. We’re a team and our wedding day is about the next chapter of our lives together.”
She said the couple will “definitely going to get married abroad somewhere hot” and they love the idea of it being “very intimate,” therefore they are only going to invite 30 people.
And the 31-year-old actress can’t wait to start a family with Gareth one day.
She added: “That’s really important to both of us, so once we’re married that will definitely be something we start thinking about. We also want to buy a house together.”
Read the full story in this week’s OK! Magazine – out today.
Meanwhile, Faye previously insisted she and Gareth will “never take each other for granted again” after they split up briefly.
Quizzed on their previous split, she said on Lorraine: “It was for the right reasons for sure. I feel like we’ll never take each other for granted ever again.
“Work took over and we ended up missing each other so much that we were missing life together.
“We are enjoying engagement but obviously I’ve been dreaming of this [wedding] day since I was a little girl.”
Faye previously revealed Holly Willoughby’s sister Kelly will conduct the ceremony.
Faye told The Sun on Sunday newspaper’s Fabulous magazine: “Kelly is our best friend and Gareth’s godfather to her kids. She feels like another sister or mother to him, and she took me under her wing as soon as we met.
“She was there at our engagement party and Gareth and I – we’d had a glass of champagne – said, ‘Let’s ask her.’ And we did, and she was thrilled!”
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