Escrick Park Wedding Photography

Escrick Park Wedding Photography

Escrick Park is a large country estate just outside of York. The estate offers large meadows, quaint gardens and woodlands to hold your wedding celebration and is well suited to Marquee and Tipi weddings.

Keely + Ryans Escrick Park Wedding Photography

Keely + Ryan got married at Escrick Park in York and held their ceremony in the beautiful woodland.The estate offers its clients use of their vast grounds and woodland, and in this respect every wedding that is held there is unique to the couple that plan it.

If you are looking for a laid back location that makes the most of the Yorkshire countryside, with plenty of space to put up a few tents for tired revellers, then this may be the venue for you. I am also a recommended supplier there so its always great to get back there to cover exciting weddings.

I arrived at Escrick Park shortly before the guests started to arrive, which gave me chance to photograph a few details which were perfectly arranged by the couples wedding planner, Sian Chaplin, who I had the pleasure of working with a couple of times over this summer.

The weather on the day was perfectly behaved. It’s these long summer days that I love photographing most on reflection in winter. I love how relaxing the sunshine is and it’s effects on people coupled with the celebration of a wedding.

I received this message from Keely when the couple got their photos:

“Thank you so, so much for sending the pictures through. They have completely blown us away! We had high expectations after seeing your blog but the pictures are far beyond our wildest expectations. Thank you so much for photographing our special day and perfectly capturing it – you were a pleasure to work with. “

And Keely’s Step-Dad sent me this message:

” The whole family looked at the photos last night and we were all totally amazed, fantastic job! Thanks so much for capturing such an amazing day in this way. “

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 Escrick Park Wedding Photography York

Naomi and Kristian got married in a church in York and then held their reception in a Papkata Tipi at Escrick Park where I am listed as a preferred supplier. The Escrick estate has a few locations to host your wedding, whether you are looking for a woodland, a large field or a beautiful english cottage garden, neighbours also appear to be few and far between if music to a reasonable hour in the evening is on your list of requirements too, and as such I really enjoy the atmosphere at these kind of laid back affairs and its great to be able to blend in as the photographer and capture candid photographs.

The couple hired some adjacent cottages not too far from the church and stayed there with their bridesmaids and groomsmen for the weekend, and as the weather was glorious Id imagine a few barbecues took place and plenty of summer refreshments were consumed. Getting ready next door to each other meant that I could flit between the two groups on the morning of the wedding and capture photographs for both parties to see what the other got up too.

After a couple of hours I met up with the guests as they arrived in time for the ceremony. Ive said it before; I love photographing church wedding ceremonies due to the relative freedom and time that you are given over civil ceremonies, it can also add a traditional element to a celebration that doesn’t necessarily follow all of the rules of a traditional wedding, one example being the style of photographer being employed over one who might orchestrate the day more and create a set of portraits over a documentary coverage of the events.

The afternoon meandered at a leisurely pace before a band played a couple of sets into the evening. I won an award for the title image in this blog post with the Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photo Journalist Association.

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Alex Abbott is an award winning York Wedding Photographer, please click here to get in touch about your wedding photography.