Aerial view of Grantley Hall and surrounding countryside near Ripon in North Yorkshire


Grantley Hall Wedding Photographer – you may have found this page looking for either a luxury and exclusive wedding venue in Yorkshire or you are searching for an experienced wedding photographer for your wedding at the amazing Grantley Hall near Ripon in North Yorkshire. Either way you’ve come to the page with details of both and a number of Grantley Hall wedding photographs

With experience of Grantley Hall weddings I know the wedding venue both inside and out and at all times of year. Whether your wedding is a civil ceremony at Grantley Hall or a church wedding including the nearby and magnificent Ripon Cathedral you can be assured of amazing wedding photographs.

Well known for a relaxed informal and unobtrusive style of wedding photography, your wedding photograph album is designed around your requirements, from planning the style of photographs to the finished album design you are in control throughout the process ensuring you receive a wedding album or stunning Storybook you’ll love and be proud to show off to all your family and friends. You can view more details of my wedding photography packages here 

Grantley hall wedding photography. bride and groom under the spiral staircase at Grantley Hall in North Yorkshire
Bride and groom walk in the grounds of Grantley Hall. Luxury and exclusive wedding venue in North yorkshire

Your Story, Beautifully Told – Wedding photography at Grantley Hall

Nestled in the heart of North Yorkshire, Grantley Hall offersthe perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs. With its rich history and stunning architecture, Grantley Hall creates a setting of  timeless elegance. Imagine your photographs set against the grandeur of this historic estate, 

Grantley Hall’s lush gardens, including one of the UK’s earliest Japanese gardens, provide a variety of picturesque scenes. The immaculately landscaped grounds, featuring vibrant flora and tranquil water features, create ideal settings for intimate couple photos and groups. Whether you’re looking for classic elegance, modern contemporary or a more relaxed and candid series of wedding photographs, the diverse and varied locations around Grantley Hall ensure you’ll come away with unique wedding photographs.

Grantley hall wedding photographer. North Yorkshire wedding venue. Bride descending stairs, man in tuxedo smiling.

Father of the bride reveal on the staircase at Grantley Hall. A proud father sensing his daughter in her wedding dress for the first time on her wedding day

Bride and groom at dusk at Grantley Hall. Wedding photos at Grantley Hall North Yorkshire
Bride and groom walk in the grounds of Grantley Hall. Luxury and exclusive wedding venue in North yorkshire

It’s no just the outdoors, but the interiors of Grantley Hall are equally photogenic. Each room exudes a character of its own, from opulent dining rooms to cozy, wood-panelled spaces. These interiors provide a range of options for capturing your wedding day, whether it’s the grandeur of your first dance or the candid moments throughout the day. 

Every season brings a new dimension to Grantley Hall. Spring’s bloom, summer’s lushness, autumn’s warm hues, and winter’s crisp elegance – each season offers a distinct backdrop. Your wedding photos will capture the essence of the season, adding a unique touch to your memories.

As an experienced Grantley Hall wedding photographer, I understands the importance of your wedding day. Focus on capturing the  love, the emotion and your story in a style that reflects you both. With an eye for detail and a passion for storytelling, I will ensure that your wedding photos are not just images, but treasured memories that you’ll cherish forever.

Contact me to discuss your vision, and let me create a wedding album that reflects the beauty and joy of your wedding day at one of England’s most exquisite wedding venues.

Valeria’s Champagne and Cocktail Bar

Valeria’s, set apart from the main hotel for exclusivity and privacy, Valerias cocktail bar exudes old-world glamour and modern sophistication. Reminiscent of the 1920s, it’s a place of glitz, glamour, and grace, perfect for late-night celebrations. Valeria’s is an ideal venue for a glamorous and unique celebration, wedding breakfast and evening reception.

Wedding Albums and Packages

Grantley Hall wedding photography

Your wedding photographs will create a beautiful keepsake of one of the biggest days of your life,  you can be assured that all of the time and effort that was put into making every detail of your wedding day perfect for the both of you will be remembered and treasured through the memories in your wedding photographs

All my wedding photography packages including those at Grantley Hall include a full day’s attendance from preparation to evening celebrations, drone photography, large screen display of your wedding photographs during the evening reception, stunning wedding photo album and unlimited photographs

Full details of wedding photography packages for Grantley Hall and other wedding venues in Yorkshire and the UK can be found here – Wedding Photography Packages

Your wedding photographs at Grantley Hall 

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Ripon Cathedral

An ideal venue for your religious wedding ceremony

The nearby town of Ripon in North Yorkshire boasts one of the counties most impressive Cathedrals with over 1300 years of history and only a short drive from Grantley Hall its an obvious choice for couples looking for a religious wedding ceremony before celebrating back at Grantley Hall.

Ripon Cathedral – Website Click here 

Ripon Cathedral Address: Liberty Court House, Minster Rd, Ripon HG4 1QT

Ripon Cathedral North Yorkshire

What is the cost of a wedding at Grantley Hall?

This exclusive Grantley Hall estate, with its breathtaking architecture and exquisite interiors, offers a variety of wedding packages tailored to make your special day truly remarkable. With its customisable packages, exceptional service, and stunning setting, your wedding at Grantley Hall in North Yorkshire will be a cherished memory for a lifetime.

The cost of a wedding at Grantley Hall will vary depending on a number of factors, such as the time of year, the size of the wedding party, and the chosen package. The venue offers a range of packages to suit different needs, numbers and locations including an ‘Exclusively Yours’ package, perfect for larger or more private weddings. This option allows couples to have the entire hall, including all bedrooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, and leisure facilities like Valeria’s Champagne & Cocktail Bar and the spa and gym, for their own private use. This package is ideal for larger events, accommodating almost 200 wedding guests.

If you are interested in hosting your wedding at Grantley Hall, I highly recommend contacting their specialist wedding team to discuss your options and obtain a personalised quote based on your individual needs.

Wedding accommodation options at Grantley Hall. Can our wedding guests stay at our wedding venue?

With almost 50 beautifully designed rooms and suites, each uniquely crafted to provide a serene and luxurious experience, Grantley Hall ensures a stay that is as memorable as it is comfortable. Perfect for you you and your wedding guests with a number of different styled rooms, suites and of course the amazing Presidential and Royal Suites, often used as the by the couple on their wedding day. 

Wedding photos at Grantley Hall in North Yorkshire

The History of Grantley Hall wedding venue

Grantley Hall, located near Ripon in North Yorkshire, boasts a rich history dating back to the early 18th century. Built by Thomas Norton and his son Fletcher Norton, the first Baron Grantley, around 1710, the house originally followed a Palladian design by Isaac Ware. It underwent significant expansions in the 1760s under John Carr, extending into the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Hall played various roles over time, serving as a convalescent home during World War II and later as an educational and training center under the West Riding County Council from 1947 to 1974. It transitioned into private ownership in 2006 and was eventually converted into a 50-bedroom hotel.

The estate changed hands among notable figures, including the Norton family, who were involved in law and politics. The Furness family, including Sir Christopher Furness, a shipping magnate and MP, owned it next. Lady Jane Furness created one of the earliest Japanese gardens in the country around 1910. The Aykroyd family, led by woolen carpet manufacturer Sir William Henry Aykroyd, acquired the property in 1925, continuing to develop its gardens.

In 1937, Queen Mary visited Grantley Hall, highlighting its prestige. The Aykroyds sold it to the West Riding County Council after World War II. Today, Grantley Hall is recognized for its architectural and historical significance, as evidenced by its Grade II* listing on the National Heritage List for England. The estate’s Japanese garden is also noted for its historical and aesthetic value.

Grantley Hall wedding venue in North Yorkshire

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