I’m so pleased to be able to share this beautiful wedding with you. It has everything I love in a wedding: a stunning Cheshire wedding venue, an outdoor ceremony, lots of beautiful backdrops for wedding photography, and of course, a happy couple!
This wedding was at Abbeywood Estate in Cheshire, celebrating the marriage of Laura and Sai. It was the first time for me shooting an outdoor ceremony here and the rain just about held off. It was Laura’s dream to get married outdoors so thankfully she got her wish (and I got to capture some beautiful wedding photography!).
I first met Laura and Sai when I was the wedding photographer for their friends last year, so I was delighted to be a part of this day. It was a little reunion with past brides which I absolutely love.
Let’s have a little sneak peek at this lovely day…
Laura and Sai’s wedding
I started the day by joining Laura and her bridal party getting ready at the venue. Abbeywood Estate is a stunning venue surrounded by rolling Cheshire countryside, so I made the most of the backdrop to capture some creative shots of Laura’s beautiful dress from Cheshire Bridal Boutique.
The dress of course looked even more beautiful on Laura herself, especially alongside her hair and make-up by A & R Studios Hair & Beauty.
I also had a bit of a treat: capturing some photos of the couple’s adorable dog who had come along to join us for the day!
Sai and his groomsmen then arrived in a very eye-catching red sports car (I have a feeling this might have been Sai’s input into the day!)
Wedding photography at Abbeywood Estate
Abbeywood is a 45 Acre Estate nestling in the Delamere Countryside, right in the heart of Cheshire. It’s the ideal setting for a wedding ceremony, with elegant rooms and beautiful grounds. As I mentioned previously, the ceremony was able to take place outside which we were all really pleased about. Laura and Sai had their hearts set on getting married in The Gazebo, a lovely structure situated just outside of the orangery in the Exotic garden. It was the perfect opportunity to capture some fantastic wedding photography.
After the ceremony I managed to steal a few minutes with the happy couple to capture some shots in the gardens and woods while their guests enjoyed drinks on the terrace. I also got the opportunity to try out my new favourite toy- my drone! Drone photography can look spectacular, and Abbeywood Estate was the ideal venue to get some aerial shots.
We then headed inside for dinner. Laura and Sai had chosen the spectacular Glasshouse for their wedding meal: it’s an incredible space which caters up to 190+ guests. The Glasshouse is elegant, light and airy (perfect for me as a wedding photographer!), and is linked by a glass walkway to the Orangery.
After dinner we took advantage of the dry weather and went outside to enjoy some garden games provided by Glamour Events Hire. Abbeywood Estate is the perfect venue for outdoor shots, so we took the opportunity to capture some beautiful images of Laura and Sai in the grounds.
We also got creative with some group shots by incorporating smoke bombs and flares, which looked brilliant in the early evening light.
Then it was time to head back inside to cut the cake, which was by Mum Who Bakes. This was followed by what can only be described as a pretty raucous evening party! Music was provided by Al Grant Sax and DJ Solarbeats, and it’s fair to say that everyone had a fantastic time, as you can see from the photos!
Cheshire wedding photographer
If you’re thinking of getting married at Abbeywood Estate in Cheshire and would like to chat about your plans, I would love for you to get in touch!