Ashfield House Wedding Photography

Groom with tattoos embraces bride from behind on their wedding day

 

Ashfield House wedding

It was an honour to photograph the wedding of Kirstie and Jay at Ashfield House. This wedding was put together by the lovely people at Gift of a Wedding and I am so happy that I was able to offer my services to this amazing charity. I will definitely be working with Gift of a Wedding again.

I grew up overseas, so I find the history of certain wedding venues in the United Kingdom absolutely fascinating. Ashfield House is a luxury country house wedding venue in Lancashire, which was originally built in 1755 and was extended in 1872 to its current state. It was home to a number of people over the years – including a liberal MP for Wigan, a solicitor and a mill owner. The council purchased it in 1938 (for council offices) and it became a luxury hotel in 1993. In 2013 it was renovated into an exclusive wedding venue and has recently been named the best wedding venue in the United Kingdom!

The entire wedding day took place at this wonderful venue; Kirstie got ready in the beautiful bridal sitting room, the ceremony was in the stunning Langtree suite and the reception was in the restaurant. Kirstie and Jay opted to have a relaxed barbecue for their wedding breakfast (rather than a sit down meal), which was the perfect way to have a chilled out afternoon with their guests.

It was an incredibly beautiful, relaxed and emotional day and Kirstie and Jay were an absolute pleasure to work with – they were easy going, warm, friendly and just so much fun!

If you are looking for wedding photography at Ashfield House and want a relaxed photographer who covers the wedding in an unobtrusive way, but also gets a handful of (natural) portraits, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

 

An external view of Ashfield House exclusive luxury country house wedding venue in LancashireBride having lipstick applied at Ashfield HouseBride getting her makeup done next to a mirrorWedding rings sitting on table with gypsophila in the backgroundMultiple people having their hair done in preparation for a weddingFamily members giving each other high fivesBride talking on mobile phone with black backgroundYoung flower girl staring happily into the distance as the bride fixes her hairPearl and silver necklace and pearl and diamond earrings sitting on reflective surfaceBride hugging a young girl whilst a woman sprays perfume in the backgroundPortrait of a bride looking down serenely at Ashfield HouseSilver bridal shoes sitting on tableGroom gives the thumbs up prior to the wedding ceremonyBride walks up the aisle smiling with her mother and daughter in the langtree suiteBride and groom laugh at a joke told by the celebrant in the langtree suiteBride looks happily at groom holding hands before the celebrant in the langtree suiteWide angle view of the bride and groom holding hands at the end of the aisle during the wedding ceremony at Ashfield HouseBride wipes her eye with a tissue during the wedding ceremony at Ashfield HouseBride and groom skip merrily down the aisle in the langtree suite at Ashfield HouseWedding guest hugs bride after the wedding ceremony at Ashfield HouseWedding guest excitedly congratulates the bride after the wedding ceremonyBride and groom react to confetti being thrown at them on the front steps of Ashfield HouseBride and groom hold each other and look into each other's eyes at Ashfield HouseGroom stands behind bride and kisses her on the cheek in a romantic embraceBride laughs with her two young bridesmaids in the gardens at Ashfield HouseThree beautiful wedding bouquets held closely together by the bride and her two bridesmaidsThe bride's daughter tells a joke during the wedding speeches at Ashfield HouseThe bride's daughter cries during the wedding speechesThe groom tells a joke during his speech at his weddingThe mother of the groom claps excitedly in response to a joke told by the groom during the wedding speechesA young wedding guest throws a frisbee at her young brother during a weddingChildren play with a football on the grounds of Ashfield House during a weddingA man wearing a pink shirt kisses a man wearing a white shirt on the cheek whilst a lady blows steam from her e cigarette into the air during a weddingA wedding guest wearing a necklace made from flowers laughs at two other wedding guests whilst holding her phoneA wedding guest blows smoke from his e cigarette into the face of another wedding guestA wedding guest kicks a football towards another wedding guestThree girls hold hands and dance in a circle during a wedding receptionThe bride wipes a tear from her eye during the first dance with her groom at Ashfield HouseTwo wedding guests make silly faces whilst dancing in synch with each other at a wedding receptionA girl in a white dress spins on the dance floor at a weddingThree wedding guests dance excitedly to loud music at a wedding receptionA woman holds her phone on the dance floor at a weddingA woman looks straight into the camera with her arms outstretched during a wedding receptionA girl in a white dress jumps up and down on the dance floor at a weddingThe groom wraps his arms around the bride romantically and they laugh togetherThe groom kisses the bride on the cheek in a romantic portrait in a small patch of light at golden hourA bride and groom look into the distance whilst holding each other in a patch of light at golden hourBride and groom stand and look at each other during golden hour with their faces silhouettedBride and groom look towards a Nikon speedlight shot through stained glassGroom looks directly at camera reflected through a stained glass doorWedding guest blows a chain of bubbles whilst standing next to a string of fairy lights

Wedding Photography at Ashfield House by Bethany Howarth Photography

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