It was a delight to capture Daniel and Natalie's Elmhay Park wedding photography on the Orchardleigh Estate in Frome was a truly unforgettable occasion, full of laughter and hugs. Weddings can be full of traditions and structure, but Natalie & Daniel did away with that and embraced having the wedding day the way they wanted.

Due to the couple's desired date, they were unable to book a registrar for the time they wanted. Instead, they opted for an early ceremony, which allowed them to get married in a beautiful informal ceremony with just their close family and friends. They got married in their casual clothes before heading off and getting ready for the rest of their day and a more formal ceremony that afternoon.

Winter Elmhay Park Wedding Photography

One of the challenges of a photographing winter wedding is managing the timings of the day and light. So Natalie and Daniel decided to have their group photos and portraits before meeting their guests and heading off to their blessing ceremony. This was a great use of the daylight allowing them to relax after the ceremony and party the night away. 

A beautiful and personal blessing ceremony free from the constraints of a legal wedding in front of all their friends and family, had everyone roaring in laughter and enjoying a few hymns.

After the wedding breakfast and speeches, everyone was treated to a surprise firework display, this provided a great start to the party and everyone danced the night away.

Overall, Daniel and Natalie's winter wedding at Elmhay Park on the Orchardleigh Estate was a truly special and unforgettable occasion. The beautiful venue, combined with the unique and intimate atmosphere, made it the perfect choice for the couple's special day. They and their guests had an amazing time and will cherish the memories of that day forever.


Elmhay Park is a beautiful and historic venue located in the heart of the Orchardleigh Estate in Frome, Somerset. It offers a unique and romantic setting for couples looking to tie the knot. The park boasts 18 acres of lush gardens, a lake, and a stunning Victorian mansion, providing the perfect backdrop for your special day.

One of the highlights of getting married at Elmhay Park is the flexibility it offers. Whether you're planning a grand, formal affair or a more intimate, intimate gathering, the venue can accommodate your needs. The mansion can hold up to 150 guests for a seated reception and 200 guests for a standing reception. Meanwhile, the garden pavilion can host up to 350 guests for a seated reception.

The grounds of Elmhay Park are also the ideal location for your wedding photos. The picturesque walled gardens and lake provide a variety of stunning backdrops. The historic mansion also offers an elegant and timeless setting for your wedding photography.

The venue's dedicated wedding coordinator will work with you to make sure your day is perfect. They will help you plan your day and make sure everything runs smoothly, so you can relax and enjoy your special day.

In addition to weddings, Elmhay Park is also a popular location for engagement parties, bridal showers, and other pre-wedding celebrations. The venue's beautiful gardens and historic mansion provide the perfect setting for these special events.

Overall, Elmhay Park is a truly unique and romantic venue for your wedding day. The beautiful gardens, historic mansion, and dedicated team make it the perfect choice for any couple looking for a picturesque and unforgettable setting for their special day.


If you are looking for a natural and relaxed wedding photographer for your own Elmhay Park Wedding Photography or anywhere in the UK, please get in touch. I can’t wait to travel down again and celebrate with the next couple. You can learn more about my creative documentary style that will let you enjoy your wedding rather than being away from your friends and family for ages whilst still getting stunning images, here.

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