Upper House Hayfield Wedding Photography

Couples who are looking for an exclusive and secluded venue flock to Upper House Hayfield for their weddings. This private estate offers the very best in terms of wedding photography. For the more discerning couple who value privacy and a more intimate affair. Enjoy the stunning architecture of the medieval fortress and the grounds beyond.

Set within the stunning Peak District National Park, the estate comprises of 30 acres of woodland, gardens and 90 acres of Kinder Reservoir. Sat atop the beautiful countryside is the castle itself. You could not find more a stunning location for wedding photography than Upper House Hayfield. Kinder Scout is one of the most walked mountains in Britain, this area brings tourists from around the world due to it’s natural beauty. Many myths surround this region only serving to add to the magic of the day.

Breathtaking vistas

Wedding photographers can use the beautiful Kinder Reservoir as a backdrop. From here you can see over miles and miles of countryside. The vistas are truly breathtaking, couples who choose to marry at Upper House Hayfield are advised to set aside a good amount of time for portraits as there are so many stunning backdrops you will want to include. As there is a huge amount of space on offer planning is key. Meet with your Upper House wedding photographer before the day and discuss what photographs are important to you. Shane always includes a meeting (in person or over Skype for those unable to meet) and a venue visit to prepare for the wedding.

Steeped in history

Upper House is steeped in history, dating back to the 1300’s. Over time the house has gone through various restorations to keep it’s original beauty. The house had seen many famous guests over the course of it’s use. One of the most notable figures to have spent time at the property was Agatha Christy. Now the house hosts fabulous weddings and events for your very own high society soirée.

Intimate weddings

Intimate weddings are planned to perfection at Upper House. Wedding photographers love the chance to shoot a small gathering as you really get to know the couple and their guests. The best photographs are taken when there is a connection. These smaller weddings are for maximum 40 guests. Upper House can prepare a five course tasting menu for the wedding breakfast, something that will really set your day apart from the rest.

Ceremony options

Ceremonies can be held in the Medieval Great Hall, the Big Lounge and the Courtyard Archway. Each spot is truly beautiful, making wedding photography breathtaking. The Great Hall gives a real ‘wow’ factor. Other options are for couples who want a more subtle space. All requirements are able to be met at Upper House. Regardless of which room is chosen the ceremony photos at Upper House Hayfield will be beautiful.

Wedding weekend

Couples and their guests can have a wedding weekend at Upper House. With a selection of activities to enjoy, it would seem a shame to stay just for the wedding day. For those who dream of a traditional English wedding why not participate in a simulated game hunt? Or go fishing in the Kinder Reservoir? We offer bespoke wedding photography packages for those who are having a wedding retreat, ask upon enquiry.

Styling and themes

Also available at this spectacular venue are tents, traditional marquees and Raj marquees. Any style or wedding theme can be accommodated at this one of a kind wedding destination. The privacy and seclusion is a wedding photographer’s dream. The newlyweds are sure to have the most special photographs of their wedding to keep in an album for generations to come.

Natural wedding photography

There a few venues that offer such comprehensive and immersive wedding packages. This is why photographers jump at the chance to be a part of Upper House Hayfield weddings. Being able to photograph somewhere so spectacular inside and out is always an amazing experience. The setting provides a charming backdrop for natural and contemporary wedding photography.