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Courthouse Knutsford Wedding Photography

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The Courthouse, Knutsford | Allison & Marc

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The Courthouse, Knutsford | Allison & Marc

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Courthouse, Knutsford
Wedding Photography

This was my first time being a Courthouse wedding photographer in Knutsford and I am delighted to share this sneak peek with you. Located in South Cheshire, this iconic building is situated in the centre of Knutsford and is steeped in history. Home to Barristers Restaurant & The Court Room – which is the perfect space for a wedding. As of July 2018, 10 luxury bedrooms were opened, each room individually styled.

The Courthouse is recognised as one of Cheshire’s most prestigious venues for weddings and I am delighted to have been Allison and Marc’s wedding photographer.

Get in touch with their excellent wedding team to arrange a viewing or to discuss your wishes in detail on  You can also request their wedding brochure here

Allison & Marc’s wedding at The Courthouse

After arriving at The Courthouse in Knutsford I met up with Allison and her bridesmaids who were getting ready in one of the beautiful rooms. Sarah Meredith Hair & Make up was getting all of the girls ready for the day ahead. Sarah is one of the best in the business and I always like working alongside her! The lovely bride and groom tied the knot at 2pm in the Moneypenny Suite, it was the perfect ceremony, as always with Your Ceremony from the Cheshire East registration service. Once the service was over we headed outside for confetti, group photos and couples portraits before returning inside for the drinks reception. Everyone was having a great day and I was really looking forward to the night party!

Couples portraits In Knutsford

The Courthouse in Knutsford has some grounds outside which is the perfect space for couples portraits including greenery, cobbled stones and impressive steps. The newly weds spent 10 minutes outside just after group photos so that once it was done – it was time to party and nothing else was needed for the rest of the day.

Joint film & photography package

Allison & Marc booked my joint video & photography package with James Tracey Wedding Films. When booking your wedding photographer and if you are looking for videographer then it is really important to ensure you pick wedding suppliers who work in a similar way. I work in way that is really unobtrusive and natural, so If you were to pick someone that poses everything it will impact on the photos – which is something you don’t want. I have worked with James loads and we have many booked in together. If you are looking for both video and photography then get in touch and we can chat further.

Brilliant party at the Courthouse

The Courthouse is a great space for a wedding and photographing at this incredible venue was a pleasure. Jonny Ross Music was entertaining the guests and really didn’t disappoint. After cake cut and first dance it was time to party and I reckon there may be some headaches in the morning. A fantastic wedding to be a part of, thank you so much to the lovely bride and groom for having me along.

Enjoy the sneak peek and I will be in touch soon

Bride looking in the mirror in the CourthouseBride putting her dress on in window light with her mumbridesmaids laughingdad smiling at his daughter for the first timebride walking down the aisle in the Courthouse with her dad.bride smiling at the groombride and groom at the top of the aisle at the Courthousebride and groom dancing down the aisle at the courthouseconfetti photo outside the courthouse hotel in Knutsford

couples portraits at the courthousebride and groom walking outside the Courthouse in KnutsfordBride and groom laughing outside the blue gate at the CourthouseBride and from walking outside the courthouse

Bride smiling with a guestbridesmaid laughingmale guests laughing with the groomDads speechbride looking on to the dad during speecheswhole room shot for groom speechMother of groom laughing

Gran laughing during speechesBest man speech looking on to brideBest man speechbride and groom laughing during speechesFemale guest with bridesmaidphoto of the bride during her speech

bride and groom kissing after speechesbride and bridesmaids doing tequila at the Courthousephoto of the cake that the bride madeFirst dance at the CourthouseFirst dance at the Courthousea couple dancing at the CourthouseBridesmaid dancing

Bridesmaid dancing with male guest laughingMale guest dancing with his tie around his headLittle boy dancing on dance floormother of the bride dancing with granbride dancing with her dadbridesmaid dancing at the Courthouse

Thanks to the suppliers for making the day fantastic:

Dress: Cherish Bridal, Northwich

Suits: Groom, Warrington

Hair & Make Up: Sarah Meredith

Flowers: Knutsford Bloom

Registrars: Your Ceremony, Cheshire East

Cake: The brides Mum

Band: Jonny Ross Music

Videographer: James Tracey Wedding Films

Catering: Courthouse

Relaxed, Natural & Unobtrusive Wedding Photography

My style of photography is relaxed, natural and unobtrusive, capturing the day as it happens. What that means is almost completely unposed wedding photography throughout the whole day. I want you to spend time with your friends and family and ignore me. I am a really laid back and relaxed wedding photographer that will capture your wonderful day as it happens, with minimal fuss and no waiting around. If your getting married at the Courthouse, Knutsford or anywhere else then please get in touch.

Useful Information about the Courthouse Hotel, Knutsford

The History

The Courthouse is a Grade II listed building designed by George Moneypenny in 1818. Constructed in sandstone block, this three storey Georgian building is an impressive building in Knutsford. Closed as a courthouse in 2010 by the MOJ this fantastic building was empty until February 2016 when Cheshire based hospitality group Flat Cap Hotels took over ownership. Work began in 2017 and this magnificent building has been carefully restored to one of Knutsford finest and iconic buildings before being fully open in 2018.

Whats included in the wedding packages

Every wedding that is booked at the Courthouse has the following included:

  • A dedicated Wedding Team to assist you in planning your special day
  • Venue room hire for the daytime wedding breakfast and evening buffet reception
  • Complimentary Executive room and breakfast for the happy couple
  • Guaranteed accommodation rates for your wedding guests
  • A member of the Courthouse team to be your toastmaster
  • Wedding breakfast meal tasting for two
  • Meeting with the Executive Chef to create your special menu
  • Personalised Courthouse menus for your tables
  • White linen tablecloths and napkins
  • Cake stand and knife
  • Complimentary First Anniversary stay for the happy couple

Do you supply catering?

Yes, we have an in house catering team for all of your wedding needs. You will meet the chef as part of the planning for your wedding.

Do you provide the Registrar?

No, all weddings need the local registrar and to give notice in your local area.

How do you get to the Courthouse?

The Courthouse is in the centre of Knutsford which has excellent links to major motorways and a good train service.

Do you have a bar onsite? 

Yes a bar is on site with a full alcohol and music license.

What are the opening hours?

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – Thursday: 12pm – 11pm
(last orders for food 9:30pm)

Friday: 12pm – 12am
(last orders for food 9:30pm)

Saturday: 8am – 12am
(last orders for food 9:30pm)

Sunday: 8am – 9pm
(last orders for food 6:00pm)

How many car spaces is there at the venue?

There is 40 car spaces just outside the venue.

How can you get in touch with the wedding team?

You can get in touch with the team via email at [email protected]

How any people can be seated for a wedding breakfast?

You an have up to 210 people attend the wedding breakfast

What is your address:

The Courthouse,
Toft Road,
WA16 0PB

What is the Courthouse Instagram:


How can I view the Courthouse wedding brochures?

Just get in touch with them through their online form here – Request brochure

Can I stay at the Courthouse?

Yes, there is 10 luxury bedrooms that were opened. Each bedroom has been individually designed with contemporary style that is in keeping with the magnificent architecture.

Is there Accommodation near by?

Yes, Knutsford has ample accommodation options, you can speak to the wedding team at the Courthouse or look on something like

Can you get ready at the Courthouse?

Yes there a beautiful bridal suite or you could potentially use a different room if you have a large bridal party.
Can we have confetti?

Yes, as long as it is biodegradable.

When can we drop wedding items off at the Venue?

Just speak to the wedding team, they will be able to help you further.


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