Soughton Hall Wedding Photography

On the boarder of Cheshire and North Wales sits Soughton Hall. Down the long tree lined driveway the Georgian county home sits proudly against the countryside backdrop. Soughton Hall is a beautiful location for couples wedding photography. With a setting this elegant it’s perfect for such a grand occasion.

Character and charm

This Georgian building is bursting with character and charm. Having been lovingly cared for and restored the property has been brought back to it’s former glory. The sweeping driveway showcases the beautiful architecture of it’s facade. Ivy climbs prettily along one of the sides of the property, adding to it’s whimsical appeal. Guests are bound to be swept away upon approach. The front of Soughton Hall makes for dramatic wedding photos. We recommend taking a photo outside at night. Thoughtfully placed uplighting creates a bold effect.

Winter weddings in the marquee

Many newlyweds who have large receptions and evening parties choose to use the marquee at Soughton Hall. Connected to the building through a glass walkway it’s a great choice for winter weddings. Light and airy the space is great for wedding photos. Featuring a bar, outdoor covered seating area and enough room for 200 guests.

Stunning interiors

Inside the property there are also beautiful locations for wedding photos. Depending on the time of year outdoor photos may be limtied. Therefore the interiors of a wedding venue are just as important. At Soughton Hall the drawing room, south parlour and dining room are beautiful rooms. Each decorated in traditional Georgian style adding a regal touch to photos. Couples choosing to get married at Soughton Hall will have stunning wedding photos year round.

Exclusive use venue

Soughton Hall is offered on an exclusive basis. Some venues have multiple weddings or events on any given day. This can pose an issue for wedding photographers. Certain areas will be off limits at different times of the day which can make pre planning and executing wedding photos difficult. At Soughton Hall photographers don’t have to worry. Each wedding is given the full attention of the team and the highest level of service. This dedication has been recognised by in their Guest Awards 2017.

Ambient outdoor space

If the weather permits wedding ceremonies can he held outside at Soughton Hall. Soughton Hall wedding photography benefits hugely from this feature. The ceremony is held in the secret garden, as dreamy and iddilic as the name suggests. Eucalyptus trees shade the area, keeping harsh light at bay. There is something so beautiful about being in the outdoors. The romance and ambience is perfect for wedding ceremonies.

Summer wedding photography

Summer weddings are perfection at Soughton Hall. Walled gardens to the front of the property are  a stunning spot for drinks receptions. There is plenty of space for everyone to enjoy entertainment from outdoor games to music. Beautiful settings with plenty of green space translate so well into wedding photos. We love natural images of the guests. Shane tries to be as unobtrusive as possible, making sure everyone feels relaxed. The best photos are taken when smiles and moments are natural. Shane’s approach to wedding photography is focused on storytelling. When a couple opens the album with their wedding pictures they should feel the story come through. Each wedding day is unique and special.

Homely atmopshere

Having spent over 200 years in the same hands Soughton Hall gives off a friendly and homely atmosphere. This is no easy feat in a vast property with 14 bedrooms. The team at Soughton Hall understand that a great wedding is one where everyone feels relaxed and at home. Such an approach is beneficial for wedding photography too. Shane prides himself on his unobtrusive approach, wishing to be treated more like a guest than a photographer. By keeping guests and the couple relaxed it’s easier to take natural images. These undisturbed moments are what really makes wedding photos special. A natural approach to wedding photography is a perfect mix with the atmosphere at Soughton Hall.