The Yorkshire Wedding Barn Wedding Photographer

Are you looking for a professional Yorkshire Wedding Barn 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 The Yorkshire Wedding Barn 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 The Yorkshire Wedding Barn.

Please get in touch for a friendly chat or for further information to be sent.

The Yorkshire Wedding Barn Wedding Photos

Please see examples of my Yorkshire Wedding Barn 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 Yorkshire Wedding Barn Wedding?

If you are planning a wedding at The Yorkshire Wedding Barn, 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 Yorkshire Wedding Barn 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 The Yorkshire Wedding Barn

The Yorkshire Wedding Barn, located in Richmond, is a picturesque venue that offers an exceptional setting for weddings. Known for its elegance and tranquillity, the location promises a truly unique wedding experience. The venue features outstanding accommodation facilities, including luxury lodges and cottages adorned with modern decor, promising a comfortable stay for the wedding party. These chic guest facilities can accommodate up to 77 people, making it an ideal venue for both lavish and intimate weddings. The property boasts a range of function rooms, each offering a unique ambience. The rooms vary in size and layout, providing flexibility to suit individual wedding requirements. Whether it’s an intimate gathering in the cosy Snug or a grand festivity in the spacious Great Barn, each room provides a distinctive backdrop. The wedding ceremonies are typically held in the breathtakingly beautiful Granary. Overlooking the stunning countryside, this function room provides a visually appealing and romantic setting for couples to exchange their vows. The Yorkshire Wedding Barn provides a harmonious blend of rural charm and sophisticated amenities to create unforgettable wedding celebrations. With its diverse facilities and beautiful surroundings, the Yorkshire Wedding Barn in Richmond presents the perfect canvas to paint your dream wedding.

The History of The Yorkshire Wedding Barn

The Yorkshire Wedding Barn, located in the picturesque heartland of Richmond, North Yorkshire, boasts a rich history that accentuates its allure to prospective couples. The barn, initially used for farming purposes, was converted in 2013 into a distinctive and exclusive wedding venue that provides an enchanting backdrop for matrimonial events. Combining rustic charm with contemporary elegance, this venue has become one of the most sought-after wedding destinations. The Yorkshire Wedding Barn proudly sits on 200 acres of pristine countryside offering mesmerizing panoramic views. It features an array of amenities including a luxury bridal suite, guest accommodation, and a crystal-clear lake, making it ideal for both intimate and grand events. Notable in its architecture is the integration of natural elements and modern design. Equipped with authentic wooden beams, underfloor heating, and a state-of-the-art sound system, it perfectly caters to both aesthetic appeal and comfort. Historically, the venue has hosted a myriad of unique weddings that venerate its beauty and charm. As an interesting fact, the barn is home to the UK’s largest sycamore tree, a unique talking point that adds a dash of distinct personal character to the premises. This blend of history, charm, and modern luxury is what sets The Yorkshire Wedding Barn apart.

Directions to The Yorkshire Wedding Barn

The Yorkshire Wedding Barn is situated in the charming town of Richmond, nestled in the verdant countryside of North Yorkshire, England. This exquisite wedding venue is found on the outskirts of the town, offering a quiet and idyllic setting for unforgettable matrimonial ceremonies. Nestled in the stunning area known as the Yorkshire Dales, the venue is surrounded by breath-taking landscapes comprising rolling hills, lush fields, and scenic woodland, making it a truly picturesque location. Easily accessed through well-connected transportation links, The Yorkshire Wedding Barn is conveniently located near local amenities. Exceptionally placed within unparalleled natural beauty, the venue’s location offers couples the tranquility of countryside wedlock within the accessible convenience of Richmond town.

About Richmond in North Yorkshire

Richmond is a historic market town situated in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Steeped in rich history, Richmond is known for its stunning architecture and serene green landscapes. The town’s crowning glory is Richmond Castle, a well-preserved Norman fortress overlooking the River Swale, reputed for its panoramic views from the keep. Founded by the Normans in 1071, it’s one of the oldest and most iconic castles in North Yorkshire. The town features narrow, winding streets, lined with Georgian-style architecture, boasting numerous historical landmarks including the Green Howards Regimental Museum and the Georgian Theatre Royal. The market square, considered one of the largest in England, serves as a bustling hub, facilitating diverse weekly markets and annual events. Richmond’s natural beauty is equally striking, with the River Swale offering picturesque riverside walks. It serves as a gateway to Yorkshire Dales National Park, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The town’s thriving cultural scene encapsulates vibrant art galleries, craft workshops, and wonderful eateries. Its local economy is enhanced by tourism, agriculture, and small businesses. Richmond also prides itself on excellent educational institutions and a close-knit community. This harmonious blend of history, natural beauty, culture, and community spirit leaves a lasting impression on both residents and visitors, making Richmond a captivating destination in the heart of North Yorkshire.

The Yorkshire Wedding Barn WEDDING BLOG

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I’m so pleased to be a recommended Orangery at Settrington wedding photographer as it is one of my favourite Yorkshire wedding venues. It just oozes charm and elegance and is located in such a beautiful North Yorkshire countryside setting. It’s a very intimate venue but one of the largest in Yorkshire accommodating up to 150 […]

People Also Ask


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.


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


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!


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.


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.


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. 


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


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.


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 The Yorkshire Wedding Barn Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with me via my contact page.