Hensol Castle Wedding Photographer

Hensol Castle is a unique, grade-I listed wedding venue encapsulated in beautiful grounds that is embellished in history and tranquil lakes that is famous for its jetty wedding couple shots. As a busy Hensol Castle wedding photographer, we have had the pleasure of capturing many couples wedding days at this luxurious wedding venue. Being predominantly a Cardiff wedding photographer, Hensol Castle is a very popular wedding venue for us, with it being only a stones throw away from Cardiff city centre. This venue truly has it all with stunning grounds, a grandeur ceremony room and onsite accommodation for the whole wedding party, Hensol Castle truly is a top 10 cardiff wedding venue.

Are you looking for a Hensol Castle wedding photographer?

Thank you for stopping by and taking a look at our website. Here’s a quick summary of us, we are a couple team with Oliver being the main photographer and Lauren being the assistant and all around design genius that makes this website so fancy. We are a documentary wedding photographer, specialising in capturing dramatic wedding couple photos and those all important family candids. If you want to learn more about us then please checkout our about page. Hensol Castle is a local venue to us which we have had the privilege of photographing several weddings at. It genuinely feels like our second home with the staff always being so welcoming and the burning log fire making it cosy for when we arrive to shoot another amazing wedding.

Wedding Photography at Hensol Castle

You can probably already tell how much we love photographing weddings at Hensol Castle . Being a creative wedding photographer we are like kids in a sweet shop whenever we photograph weddings at this stunning venue. If you have taken a look at our style, then you know we try and make each and everyone of our wedding couples photos unique. It would be easy to take the exact same shots every time we are at Hensol Castle, the photos would still look amazing, but we like to go that extra mile thinking of new and creative ways to make your wedding at Hensol Castle.

What are the best photo locations at Hensol Castle?

Hensol Castle Wedding Photographer

Stunning architecture in combination with the picturesque landscape with the famous lake and jetty provides plenty of opportunities for a creative Hensol Castle wedding photographer.

There is an abundance of wedding photography hotspots at Hensol Castle and here is just a select few of our favourites. We love starting our couple shots with you walking towards us pretending to be tipsy, this is the perfect way to get you relaxed in front of the camera whilst getting stunning candid wedding photos. Hensol Castle has a fantastic path that leads away from the castle and towards the lake. Making it the perfect place to take a peaceful break away from your guests and enjoy five minutes together as a newly wed couple.

It is always nice to walk down towards the lake, making a quick stop off in front of the beautiful forestry to take some more dramatic couple portraits, making use of the beaming sun or even your veil for those jaw dropping shots we are known for (our style).

The path along the lake front is the perfect opportunity for you to snuggle up close and enjoy a moment to yourselves whilst Oliver takes some beautiful shots of you and even utilising one of your guests as chief leaf thrower, for some creative wedding couple portraits.

Where can you get ready at Hensol Castle?

Hensol Castle boasts several oak-built log cabins and apartments to cater for you and your guests on the day of your wedding.

  • Vale Hotel : The Vale Hotel Resort is simplistic yet stylish setting for your bridal prep. That boasts very quick connections to Hensol Castle, ensuring that you will arrive at your wedding ceremony on time.
  • Hensol Castle bedrooms : Hensol Castle offers a plethora of luxurious bedrooms fitted with bespoke features including four-poster beds, roll-top baths and breath taking views. The castle is the ultimate accommodation for your Hensol Castle wedding.

What are the ceremony options at Hensol Castle?

Hensol Castle caters for all wedding sized with two ceremony options to choose from. The Oak Room is the primary ceremony location at Hensol Castle, with it being able to accommodate more than 60 guests on your wedding day. Alternatively, you can get married outside in the elegant band stand that looks out over the beautiful welsh countryside and the lake Hensol Castle is so famous for.

What are the reception options at Hensol Castle?

Your wedding reception will take place in the Courtyard Hall that sits to the back of the castle, where you have stunning natural light fooding in from the courtyard. The courtyard room is able to accommodate 150 day guests. This is a brilliant room to enjoy the evening celebrations with your family and friends whilst indulging in delicious food made with local, fresh produce..

The staff at Hensol Castle work very efficiently to ensure that all of your meals arrive on time and that all tables are well supplied with bottles of wine. The wedding coordinator will be there ready and waiting to pour the coffees ready for the famous speeches following your meal.

Your wedding cake will take front centre stage by the huge mirror at the entrance to the room, allowing everyone to watch the famous tradition of cutting the cake.

How much does it cost to get married at Hensol Castle?

All weddings at Hensol Castle come with the following as standard:

  • Exclusivity on your wedding day
  • Red Carpet Arrival
  • Silver Cake stand and knife
  • Complimentary table menu’s
  • Complimentary honeymoon suite
  • Complimentary use of health and racquet club 1 month prior to your wedding day
  • 20% spa discount voucher for 3 people
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Complimentary dinner on your anniversary

Hensol Castle offers various wedding packages that will perfectly cater to your requirements to make your wedding day perfect. There are several options in regards to food that can be chosen by a fun tasting session at the castle.

There is also a plethora of entertainment options that come highly recommended by Hensol Castle, that can be found in their brochure below.

For a greater insight into their pricing please click the button below which will take you to their pricing guide.

Where is Hensol Castle?

Canada Lodge and Lake is situated 10 minutes drive away from Cardiff City centre and is nestled away in the beautiful South Wales countryside. Making it very accessible but also quiet and perfectly secluded to host a relaxed wedding day. And with plenty of accommodation options both at Canada Lodge and within the local are, the venue is the perfect place to have a large wedding.

How to book the best Hensol Castle wedding photographer?

If you have gotten this far we hope we have done enough to convince you to book us as your Hensol Castle wedding photographer. Our books definitely fill up fast, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch to arrange a chat with us. We would love to hear from you and see your wedding plans.

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