Hartington Hall Wedding

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A Relaxed Village Wedding in Hartington, Derbyshire

I met Jenny & Paul in the winter of 2017 for a pint and a natter about their wedding plans. As soon as we sat down and they started telling me about themselves and their wedding plans, I knew we’d get along famously! And nine months later, I photographed their wedding at Hartington Hall in the Derbyshire Peak District. Their plans were to spend a day celebrating their relationship with all the people that meant the most to them. It was to be a simple, relaxed, hassle-free wedding, and they pulled it off brilliantly! Their wedding was such a perfect reflection of their personalities; no frills, no nonsense, just good food, good friends, and good fun!

Hartington Hall Derbyshire Wedding Venuebride in the passenger seat of a carbride with bridesmaid getting readylaughing groom fixing his tiesmiling bride getting ready in the morninghappy groom enthusiastically greeting guestsbrother of the groom laughinggroom and best man waiting outdoors for the brideoutdoor wedding ceremony bride down the aislehappy bride meets her groomclose up of exchange of ringshappy couple just married signing registerwalking down the aisle together outdoor ceremony in derbyshireguests throwing confetti outdoorsjust married and happy to be togetherwedding party walking down the hill in hartington villagebride and groom arrive at hartington village halljoyous bride laughing with a friendspirited guests sharing a drink and a joke togethergroom with the caterers checking the wedding foodfunny expression from wedding guestbridesmaid taking a time out to chat to a friendblack and white photograph of a baby at a weddinga dad spending some time playing with his daughtera young boy sat at the table with his headphones ona woman taking food off her husband's plategroom joking with his best manhappy smiling bride during speechesgroom standing opposite his wife during his speechgroom high fives during his speechbride hugging her friendgolden hour wedding portrait on the village benchshocked bride receiving a presentgroup of friends laughingkids on the dance floorsharing a kiss whilst cutting the cakefirst dance in the village hallhappy couple kissing on the dance floordusk falls over the derbyshire village of hartington

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They’d chosen Hartington Hall as the venue for their outdoor wedding ceremony. It sits atop a hill on the edge of the village and is a YHA youth hostel, well used for people looking to explore some of the stunning countryside nearby. Occasionally it doubles as a wedding venue. After a wet morning, the clouds dried up, and Jenny and Paul had their outdoors wedding after all.

In the spirit of keeping things simple, this pair decided to lead the wedding party, Pied Piper-style, down the hill, into the village, ending at the village hall, which was to play host to their wedding reception. After having a group of their friends help with the decorations, the hall looked fantastic! Just the setting to spend the rest of their wedding day.

Everyone was treated to a fantastic buffet, some cracking local beers, and some moving, tender, and hilarious speeches! (I think it’s the first time I’ve ever seen the groom given the gift of Ken Dodd!) After cutting the cake and having their first twirls on the dance floor, the sun set on this fab wedding day, and I said my goodbyes. Jenny, Paul, I hope these photos are a lovely little reminder of your wedding day!

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