Goldsborough Hall Wedding Photographer

Are you looking for a professional Goldsborough Hall wedding photographer to cover your big day? I’m Kirsty Mattsson, an award-winning North Yorkshire wedding photographer with experience covering this fabulous wedding venue. You can see some examples of my photography from Goldsborough Hall below.

My style incorporates a blend of documentary wedding photography and creative portraiture to give you a set of natural, authentic, and artistic images that tell the full story of your wedding day. I’m not interested in fake grins or posing people. I have a very unobtrusive, hands-off approach to capturing all those moments, details, emotions, and personalities that make your day special to you. With awards in my field and a wealth of experience across various North Yorkshire wedding venues, I would love to cover your wedding day at Goldsborough Hall.

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Goldsborough Hall Wedding Photos

Please see examples of my Goldsborough Hall wedding photography below. This will give you an idea of what this venue offers and the types of images that could be captured on your day. If you’d like to see more of my work from different wedding venues throughout North Yorkshire and beyond then please visit the portfolios page below.

Planning a Goldsborough Hall Wedding?

If you are planning a wedding at Goldsborough Hall, please see the Approach page and the Portfolios page for more information or feel free to get in touch below. I’d love to talk to you about your upcoming wedding and see if I could be the photographer for you.

Award Winning Goldsborough Hall Wedding Photographer

As a North Yorkshire wedding photographer, I have a documentary style, naturally capturing real moments and emotions without staged posing. I work mainly in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Cumbria, but I also travel across the UK and abroad, photographing weddings of all sizes, from intimate gatherings to large-scale events.

My photography often features the dramatic landscapes of Yorkshire and other regions of the UK. I love incorporating scenery, colour, and beautiful light into my images to create vibrant modern images that reflect the time and place you were married. I’ll provide some gentle guidance for any artistic portraits, and I’ll happily follow you up a mountain if you have chosen a venue with stunning surroundings. I’ve received several awards and have had my work published my work in various media.

Weddings at Goldsborough Hall

Goldsborough Hall in Harrogate provides the perfect setting for lavish weddings with its all-encompassing facilities and lustrous accommodations. This exquisite venue engrosses with its remarkable blend of elegance and luxury, offering unique opportunities for a bespoke wedding experience. Known for its stunning architectural beauty with a chic blend of history and sophistication, this 17th-century stately home offers an array of lavish suites and rooms furnished to the highest standards, ensuring a comfortable stay for the wedding party and guests. Their generously proportioned function rooms allow for flexible layout options, including the magnificent oak-panelled Jacobean Library, which creates a grand, historic backdrop for the wedding ceremony. Their state-of-the-art on-site facilities also include superb catering, decoration, and audio-visual setups. The Hall boasts verdant landscaped gardens, ideal for wedding photo shoots offering a unique fusion of natural beauty and regal backdrop, making it everything you could wish for on your special day. Weddings at Goldsborough Hall are licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships, which can take place in the intimate surroundings of the stunning Hall itself, or outdoors within the Hall’s picturesque private gardens. This all-encompassing, luxurious venue guarantees an unforgettable wedding experience, offering over-the-top opulence for couples and a magical atmosphere that resonates well with their envisioned nuptial celebrations.

The History of Goldsborough Hall

Goldsborough Hall, an embodiment of a rich history, is a prestigious wedding venue situated in the scenic surroundings of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Established in the 17th century, Goldsborough Hall served as a Royal Residence for Princess Mary in 1922, following her marriage to Viscount Lascelles. This lends the venue a unique aristocratic allure that continues to appeal to prospective couples. It flaunts a blend of classic Jacobean architecture and chic modern refinements which add to its timeless charm. Nestled amidst 11 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, with an attractive lime tree walk and a private church, it provides numerous picturesque backdrops for memorable wedding photographs. The Hall is also renowned for its magnificent Orangery, embellished with stone columns and a glass ceiling, offering an idyllic setting for ceremonies. Goldsborough Hall’s distinguished past also extends to hosting renowned personalities such as The Queen Mother and Prince George, significantly enhancing its prestigious stature. Its posh 16 bedrooms, replete with antique furniture and contemporary facilities, ensure a luxurious stay for the wedding party. The Hall stands as a testament to a rich cultural legacy while simultaneously serving as a premier wedding locale, thus embodying a perfect marriage of history and modern opulence.

Directions to Goldsborough Hall

Goldsborough Hall, a resplendent wedding and events venue, is nestled in the quaint historic town of Harrogate, located within the serene landscapes of North Yorkshire, England. Positioned amidst lush, well-manicured gardens and 200 acres of pristine parkland, this majestic 17th-century Jacobean stately home complements its timeless architectural grandeur with breathtaking vistas of verdant greenery and old-world allure. Conveniently located just six miles from the bustling city centre, it offers an idyllic escape from urban life while also ensuring easy accessibility. Its prestigious Church Street address upholds its reputation as a quintessential English country retreat, offering resplendent views of the Yorkshire countryside, thereby making it an exceptional venue choice for unforgettable, romantic wedding ceremonies.

About Harrogate in North Yorkshire

Harrogate is an idyllic spa town nestled in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Renowned for its verdant landscapes, the town is home to the English Heritage-protected, 17-acre garden, the RHS Garden Harlow Carr. The town hasn’t forgotten its roots as a spa town, with the historically rich Turkish Baths still operational today, offering rejuvenation in its stunning Victorian bathhouse. Further contributing to its historical allure, the grand Royal Pump Room museum narrates the fascinating story of Harrogate’s iconic spa history. Not just naturally captivating, Harrogate is culturally vibrant, hosting the Great Yorkshire Show, a major agricultural event, and crime literature’s biggest event, the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival. Beverages hold a special place here, with Harrogate boasting of Taylor’s of Harrogate tea fame, and the renowned Harrogate Spring Water. Adding to its charm is the bustling town centre with an array of shopping options and eateries, encompassing high-street to high-end. Effusing a unique combination of quintessential Yorkshire charm and cosmopolitan sophistication, Harrogate, anchored by its lovingly preserved Victorian architecture, offers an inviting balance of leisure and culture. This spa town with its natural springs, glorious gardens, history steeped corners, and cultural vivacity, is a gem in the Yorkshire crown, offering a peaceful, yet lively haven for its residents and visitors alike.

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People Also Ask

WHAT IS YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY STYLE?

My style is a blend of documentary photography and creative portraiture. My aim is always to photograph your day completely naturally by capturing genuine emotions and interactions and documenting the unique character and atmosphere of your day. If you’d like, I can also spend a short amount of time with you for some artistic portraits utilising the venue interiors and surroundings. I’ll offer gentle guidance without any posing or forced grins for some lovely natural portraits.

WHERE DO YOU PROVIDE YOUR SERVICES?

I cover weddings in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Cumbria, and I am available for UK-wide and international locations.

DO YOU OFFER GUIDANCE FOR WEDDING PORTRAITS?

I’ll offer some gentle guidance in a very natural way for a few creative, high-impact, portraits, incorporating beautiful light, colour and scenery. I want you to be totally comfortable in front of the camera and feel like yourselves in the images. There will definitely be no cheese or formal posing!

HOW DO YOU HANDLE CHALLENGING LIGHTING SITUATIONS SUCH AS POORLY LIT North Yorkshire VENUES OR BAD WEATHER?

I have a background in scientific education and have worked in some top universities worldwide. This has been a great benefit to me in learning all the technical aspects of photography. I have a great deal of experience utilising additional lighting, such as flash, for dark situations or just for creative night-time portraits. You can rest assured that you will still have a set of images that you love even if you have a dimly lit venue or a rainy day.

WHAT IS YOUR EDITING STYLE?

My style is natural and colourful. I take a great deal of care when editing images, but I want your images to look like your day looked, so they are not over-edited. I do not use bulk treatments or presets; I hand-edit every image to the highest standards. I also include a small amount of retouching when needed.

HAS YOUR WORK BEEN RECOGNISED?

I am qualified with the Guild of Professional Photographers. I have received recognition and awards from some of the top photographic institutions, such as Fearless Photographers and the Masters of Wedding Photography. I have also been published in training publications and various high-profile wedding blogs and magazines. 

WHAT TYPES OF WEDDINGS DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH in North Yorkshire?

I love photographing various weddings, from intimate, small gatherings to large, elaborate celebrations, catering to various wedding styles and sizes.

CAN YOU PROVIDE REVIEWS FROM PAST CLIENTS?

Of course, please check out my Google page (linked above) for reviews from lots of lovely couples, or see some more kind words on my reviews page.

DO YOU HAVE BACKUP EQUIPMENT AND INSURANCE?

I use professional mirrorless cameras and have two backup cameras and many lenses. I am fully insured.

Get In Touch

If you’re looking for a Goldsborough Hall Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with me via my contact page.