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Venues that I LOVE!  Where I truly get to be an amazing wedding photographer! 

Over the years I’ve had the pleasure of shooting weddings at some truly amazing venues.

This page has the stories of wedding days and photos from some of my favourites.  It might be that they’re on my doorstep in Northamptonshire, or that the views were amazing, or that the day just felt the most special for my couples.

In all cases here, the venue staff and owners are SUPER helpful and will go the extra mile not only for the couple getting married, but also did EVERYTHING they could for me as well.  That certainly goes a long way, and made me feel very privileged indeed.

Below you’ll see one of my favourite photos from that venue, and the words that the venue thinks tells you as a couple best what makes them unique.  You’ll also find a button to click through to learn more about what I think, why I love working there and also some fabulous photos too!


Just because a venue isn’t here doesn’t mean I don’t. or won’t love it!  It just means I’ve not had the chance yet to put together a meaningful and detailed article.  For me, if I’m going to do something, I’m going to do it properly.


As always, if there is something you’d like to see that I haven’t had the chance to do yet, please let me know using one of the buttons below!

Here and Now!

Stanwick Hotel, Northamptonshire

“Set in two acres of beautiful landscaped gardens in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, The Stanwick Hotel provides the perfect backdrop for your special day.

We have four rooms which are licensed to hold Civil Wedding Ceremonies.  The conservatory Garden Restaurant caters for up to 100 guests, with stunning views of the garden.”

Stanwick Lakes, Northamptonshire

“Celebrate your wedding in style at Stanwick Lakes. The open plan layout of the Visitor Centre, our Solar Suite, has spectacular views of the lakes and provides an amazing setting for a private function with real ‘wow’ factor. 

The Solstice Suite, with its own decked external area, provides the perfect space for a smaller, private celebration in a fabulous setting.”

Allerton Castle, Knaresborough

Allerton Castle is a truly magical place to celebrate one of the most important days of your life and what could be more romantic than hosting your celebration as masters of Allerton Castle for the day.

Bring your friends and family together in this fairytale setting for your wedding celebration; this gothic revival stately home is ‘Exclusively Yours’ for the day.

The Waterfront, Market Harborough

The Waterfront Market Harborough could be the right choice for you!

Located just a 5 minute walk from Market Harborough town centre, The Waterfront offers the perfect location for events large or small with beautiful views over the canal basin. 

Foxton Locks Lodges & Great Bowden Church

So this is a wonderful double header!  A truly gorgeous church in Leicestershire to get married in, and some beautiful lodges to get ready for your wedding in!

Norton Fields - Atherstone

Set in acres of rolling farm land Norton Fields is the perfect countryside setting for your beautiful Leicestershire wedding or celebration.

Located on a working arable farm, the newly converted farm buildings provide rustic, vintage charm that creates an idyllic setting for any special occasion.

Irchester Country Park, Wellingborough

Another location I love – but it’s not a venue as such. It is however, an amazing gem of a place to head to with your family for an engagement or family shoot.

Here, you get to take in nature and having a bit of a giggle and fun as you do so!

Mam Tor, Castleton

The most wonderful place for photos with that added zing of beautiful countryside.  I love this place for bridal party fun and engagement photos!

Barns Hotel, Bedford

From the moment you arrive at Barns Hotel, you will be in awe of its stunning riverside location and the hotel’s beautiful 13th century Tithe Barn.

Set in three and a half acres of landscaped gardens and with its views over the Great River Ouse, this creates a magical backdrop for those all-important photographs of your big day, and help capture treasured memories for years to come.

Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire

You’d be absolutely right to be sitting there thinking Stoke Bruerne isn’t a wedding venue.


I totally agree, but it is a fabulous place to be and therefore one that is worth me bringing to your attention.

Coming Soon!

Talbot Hotel, Oundle, Northants

At the Talbot we promise to make your day something memorable. Situated in the heart of Oundle, our beautiful Coaching Inn provides a great atmospheric alternative to modern hotels.

The Grade I listed, 17th century building is full of character and history, being one of the oldest inns in England,

Brampton Grange, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire

Brampton Grange is one of Northampton’s largest exclusive use venues. A beautiful, unique barn venue with a large country house, set in 25 acres of a private estate in Northamptonshire and a royal connection too!

This unique Northampton venue features several barns with high ceilings, timber beams and exposed brickwork

Rushton Hall, Kettering, Northants

Celebrate one of the most important days of your life at one of the most luxurious wedding venues Northamptonshire has to offer.

With a breath-taking stone façade, the Orangery, of all high end wedding venues, is in keeping with the rest of our historical building and provides a sensational backdrop for your wedding pictures.

Grovefield House Hotel, Burham

With beautiful grounds and a choice of reception rooms to suit, Grovefield House Hotel is the perfect Windsor wedding venue to celebrate your big day.

Oakley Court, Windsor

A truly magnificent Victorian Gothic mansion, set amidst 33 acres of stunning landscaped gardens with manicured lawns that wander gently down to the banks of the River Thames.

Photo opportunities abound… It’s picture perfect!

Whittlebury Hall, Towcester, Northamptonshire

At Whittlebury Weddings we understand that to create your view of perfection it takes the flexibility to turn daydreams into dream days.

That’s why we’ll work with you at every stage, creating a day that truly belongs to the happy couple.

Dodmoor House, Dodford, Northamptonshire

Dodmoor House is a romantic converted barn wedding venue in Northamptonshire. Our award winning venue is exclusively yours for your wedding day, creating a relaxed and intimate atmosphere for you and your guests. 

Bede House, Higham Ferrers, Northants

The Bedehouse was founded by Archbishop Chichele in 1422 and built in the churchyard next to the Vicarage.

Lovingly restored it sits in the middle of Higham Ferrers on the grounds of St Mary’s Church

Elm Meadows Tipi Weddings, Kettering, Northants

In the heart of the countryside lies Elms Meadow located on a working Northamptonshire farm.

With stunning countryside views, Elms Meadow comprises of four interlinked Nordic style giant tipis which can cater for up to 170 guests.

Woughton House, Milton Keynes

Situated in the village of Woughton-On-Green, one of the few remaining medieval villages around which Milton Keynes was built, Woughton House – MGallery By Sofitel is a hidden gem.

Surrounded by acres of stunning parkland, lakes and orchards of the Ouzel Valley Park in the Buckinghamshire countryside, it offers a picturesque setting for weddings.