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Colshaw Hall
Wedding Photography

I am delighted to share this Colshaw Hall wedding. Colshaw Hall is the perfect place to tie the knot. One of the best venues in Cheshire this incredible venue goes the extra mile for your wedding day. If you’re interested in having a Colshaw Hall wedding you can get in touch with the team here.

Colshaw Hall Recommended Wedding Photographer

I am lucky enough to be one of Colshaw Hall’s recommended wedding photographers and have worked at this venue a lot over the last two years. It is now one of my most popular wedding venues and I can’t wait to capture more moments from couple’s weddings. If you would like to have a chat about your day then please don’t hesitate to get in contact.

Jodie & Luke’s Wedding at Colshaw Hall

The bride and groom got married in August 2022 and it was one of my favourite weddings of the year. From the moment I arrived at Colshaw Hall I was made to feel welcome by all of the bridal party. They all just wanted to have the best wedding day for Jodie and Luke and that is certainly what they got. With an incredible band, beautiful weather, incredible food by Barretts and of course one of the best wedding venues around – that was always going to be the case.

Colshaw Hall Wedding Photography

I spent the morning between the groomsmen and the bridesmaids and bride and it was a lot of fun, it was also great working with Jodie A Smith on hair and make up again. Time went so quickly as it always does on a wedding morning and it was soon time for Jodie to get in to her wedding dress from Emily Bridal in Sheffield. Jodie wanted to do a reveal to her bridesmaids and it was a lovely moment.

Jodie’s dad came to see her which was a lovely moment and then it was time to head over to the ceremony room where the groom was waiting. After a short service by Your Ceremony – Cheshire East’s registrars it was time for the party. All the guests enjoyed the drinks reception in the walled gardens at Colshaw Hall and then we did some short group photos and couples portraits in the grounds of this wonderful venue that is Colshaw Hall.

Colshaw Hall – The Perfect Place For Your Wedding

As the guests made their way into the wedding breakfast they were lucky enough to have The Function Band play for them, these were one of the best wedding bands I have seen – they had everyone up and dancing and it was fantastic. The speeches were exactly what you want at a Colshaw Hall wedding – funny, heart felt and overall brilliant. Food was served by Barretts and then it was time for more excellent performances by the Function Band to get everyone in the mood for the evening party.

A quick turn around and it was time for the first dance and then dance floor went off! It was incredible and I love wedding’s like this and I have to say the Function Band are awesome! It is safe to say everyone had a great time at the two incredible bride and groom’s wedding.

I had a fantastic time photographing this Colshaw Hall wedding and I am delighted to share this blog.

What the couple said about Andy Griffiths Photography at Colshaw Hall:

Where do we start?! Andy was amazing from start to finish! From the moment we booked him he was amazing with communication, helpful tips and talking to us about exactly what we wanted and how the day would work. It was so helpful and made us really relaxed for the day! When he arrived on the day he just fitted in with everyone and he captured so many lovely moments that we had either forgot or didn’t even know had happened! He made us feel really calm and relaxed throughout the whole day and we got SO many couple photos even though he didn’t take us away from our guests for long at all! We wanted nice natural photos and we got that and so much more! We just want to say a massive thank you to Andy for allowing us to be able to relive our special day forever because of the photos he took!
We couldn’t recommend Andy enough, we will treasure the photos forever and we can’t thank him enough!
Jodie and Luke!

Thanks to the suppliers for making the day fantastic:

Dress: Emily Bridal, Sheffield

Suits: ASOS

Florist: Country Flowers Florist

Photo Booth: Waterfall Photo Booth

Pianist: Benjamin Clarke

Videographer: YSD Media

Band: The Function Band

Hair – Hair by Hannah Taylor

Makeup – Jodie A Smith Make Up

Catering: Barretts

Relaxed, Natural & Unobtrusive Wedding Photography at Colshaw Hall

If you’re looking for a Colshaw Hall wedding photographer you’re in the right place. I am Colshaw Hall’s recommended photographer and know the venue very well. If you’re looking for a natural, relaxed & unobtrusive wedding photography then please get in touch. I really enjoy working at Rivington Hall and if you would like to have a read about how I work then this is my approach.

Colshaw Hall Useful Information

What is the history of Colshaw Hall ?

Colshaw Hall is a Grade II-listed building that was built in 1903 for textile magnates, the Peel family. It is a Tudor-style manor house that was designed by renowned Cheshire architect John Douglas who was also responsible for building projects for Prime Minister William Gladstone and soap giant William Lever.

The building has been an important part of the local community for many years and at one time was used as an auxiliary hospital during World War One. Severely damaged by fire in the twentieth century it was bought by the Irlam family in 2001 who restored the hall and its grounds to its former beauty and Colshaw Hall became a family home again. David Irlam and his wife decided that it was simply too big to be a family home so opened up their home as what you see today – one of the finest wedding venues in the country. Still owned by the Irlam family this is a family run business that know how to deliver the finest of service and weddings.

Colshaw Hall and sister venue Merrydale Manor are located in Over Peover; a lovely village just outside Knutsford and within easy reach of Chester, Manchester and Macclesfield.

What time does the bar close? 

Last orders are at 12.30am

How many guests can they seat?

The Peel suite can seat up to 180 guests for your wedding breakfast.

Can you get married outside?

Yes, Colshaw Hall has two gardens that are licensed for wedding ceremonies. The Magnolia Garden and the Walled Garden. They are both available between April 1st and October 31st.

Where do you have the wedding breakfast?

The impressive Peel suite is where you will spend your wedding breakfast and evening reception. This stuning suite backs onto the beautiful walled gardens. With windows on both sides this room is flooded with natural light.

Do you provide table clothes, cutlery etc?

Yes,  beautiful tables, bespoke chairs, white table cloths, napkins, cutlery, crockery and glassware for the wedding breakfast and evening reception are all provided within the cost. Meaning there is no extra charge.

Do you get a wedding breakfast trial?

The bride and groom are able to try the food. You will need to speak to the wedding coordinator for more information.

Is Colshaw Hall an exclusive use wedding venue?

Yes, Colshaw is exclusively yours for the duration of your wedding.

What extras does Colshaw Hall offer for a wedding?

There are a number of additional extras that are on offer. For more information and up to date prices click here

What are the grounds like at Colshaw Hall?

Massive, the Colshaw Hall Estate has over 300 acres of private land and is simply stunning. It is the perfect place for wedding photos. The gardens include:

Japanese Gardens

A beautiful spot for natural and relaxed couples portraits, with a small lake, bridge and producing beautiful colours at various times of the year this is the perfect spot.

Magnolia Garden

At the read of the hall, this private garden adds to the superb locations for wedding photos.

Walled Gardens

Just outside the Peel suite this is an awesome spot for you and your guests to enjoy the drinks reception. Beautifully maintained this is one of my favourite drinks reception spots to photograph.

How can I view Colshaw Hall’s wedding brochure?

You can download Colshaw Hall’s wedding brochure here by filling out their contact form.

What Registry Office do we need to contact about our wedding?

When you get married at Colshaw Hall you have to contact the local registry office which is Your Ceremony.

Is the use of confetti or rose petals permitted?

Bio-degradable confetti (only!) and rose petals are permitted.

How much is corkage? 

The option of open corkage is not available at Colshaw Hall.

Can I stay at Colshaw?

Yes, Colshaw Hall offers various accommodation opportunities the night before and of your wedding day. These include:

Irlam Lodge

The Irlam Lodge has recently been refurbished (2019) and is available for people that want to stay the night before the wedding. Able to sleep up to 4 guests it is the perfect space!

The Hall

Featuring the main bridal suite and another 6 beautiful en-suite room, staying in the main house is a luxurious way to spend the night of your wedding.  High ceilings, splendid decor and large windows with views of the the private grounds it is a stunning venue that is the perfect wedding experience.

Courtyard Cottages

The Courtyard Cottages are available to book for an overnight stay that can accommodate up to 14 guests. Which if you include them with the main house – you are able to have 28 of your nearest and dearest stay. Refurbished in 2019 they are beautifully decorated and offer the perfect stay for your guests.

Eco Lodges

Located at the top of the drive, the two lodges offer extra accommodation for the guests or bridal party. The two Eco Lodges offer luxury as you would expect from one of Cheshires leading wedding venues.

The Den

The Den is the perfect space for the groom to get ready in, with table football, arcade machine and drinks it is the ideal spot.

Can you get breakfast the day after the wedding? 

Your stay in the Hall and cottages include a fully cooked English and Continental Breakfast which is served in the Orangery the following morning.

Does Colshaw have a restaurant?

No, it does not have a restaurant open to the public.

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