Wedding photography at Peckforton Castle is spectacular due to its dramatic architecture. It would be hard to find a wedding venue in Cheshire that is more established than Peckforton Castle. This venue takes the top spot for grand and luxurious places to tie the knot. You may already be familiar with Peckforton Castle from the television show Real Housewives of Cheshire, where it features for many of the ladies events. Not only is this a favourite destination for Cheshire’s elite, people have been flocking here to get married in its stunning setting for years. We’ve photographed a lot of weddings at this magnificent castle and know all of the best picture locations. Booking an experienced photographer for your wedding is so important – especially at Peckforton due to the difficult lighting conditions. View a selection of our best images below.
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When presented with a wedding at Peckforton Castle photographers are awash with ideas and excitement. There are so many places to capture stunning portraits of the bride and groom. From the descent down the long drive to the castle itself. The options for wedding photography are seemingly endless. In the summer months the grounds are perfect for photos. Peckforton Castle doesn’t disappoint for winter weddings either. The dramatic architecture continues to dazzle inside of the property. A favourite spot is by the large stained glass windows which are up lit with purple lighting. View our wedding portfolio for more inspiration.
Fairytale weddings at Peckforton Castle
Peckforton Castle is like something out of a fairytale. For couples who want to feel like royalty for the day, this is the place to be. Wedding photography at Peckforton Castle ties all that grandeur and whimsy into memories that can be looked back on for generations to come. The captivating architecture delights all that come to visit the property. If you’re recently engaged and planning a high end Peckforton Castle wedding, take a look at our lost of recommended luxury suppliers in Manchester. The coordinators at Peckforton Castle are experienced in all kinds of weddings. One of the alternative options available on the day is wedding bird flying. Couples can have a bird of prey fly around the venue to dazzle guests. Or even a trained owl to deliver your wedding rings during the ceremony. Luxury service here goes above and beyond.
Peckforton castle itself is medieval in design and was completed in 1851. Steeped in history and lovingly looked after, this proud family venue is a fabulous choice for weddings and events. Guests are swept away by the imposing castle which is nestled in 4000 acres of forest. You could not pick a more palatial property. Wedding photographers can also take advantage of the historic interior of the castle. There are many original features such as the red sandstone walls, marble flooring, original fireplaces and vaulted dining rooms. Each room is grander than the last making any wedding incredibly special. Famed for it’s beauty, the wedding photography standard at Peckforton Castle is incredibly high. It’s the only medieval castle in the country which is still intact. The Castle not only serves as a beautiful wedding venue, it has also been featured on the silver screen. Used as a backdrop in Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes and even Manchester’s own Coronation Street. Peckforton Castle is renowned not only in the wedding industry. Within the wedding and hospitality business Peckforton Castle has won many accolades. Boasting AA rosette for culinary excellence, the title of ‘large hotel of the year’ and best wedding venue to name a few.
Beautiful images in the Great Hall
The Great Hall at Peckforton is a magnificent room with beautiful original features. Large stain glass windows provide creative lighting for your wedding photographer to work with. Natural light creates interesting colours which makes wonderful wedding pictures. The hall has been carefully preserved over the years to make sure the features are unspoilt. From the Minton Hollin’s tiled floor to the log burning stove, the setting is unrivalled in its beauty. Drinks receptions are usually held on the manicured lawn – weather permitting. This is a wonderful place to take natural photographs of your nearest and dearest enjoying themselves. A good photographer will blend in seamlessly and capture natural moments in a discreet and unobtrusive way. Many couples will provide lawn games for guests too. Games and entertainment at weddings always make for great natural pictures. When you receive your wedding photographs you won’t realise that your photographer took half of the photos.
If you’re getting married at Peckforton Castle and would like an experienced wedding photographer to capture your day then please contact us.