Town Head Estate Wedding Photographer

Are you looking for a professional Town Head Estate wedding photographer to cover your big day? I’m Kirsty Mattsson, an award-winning Lake District wedding photographer with experience covering this fabulous wedding venue. You can see some examples of my photography from Town Head Estate 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 Lake District wedding venues, I would love to cover your wedding day at Town Head Estate.

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

Town Head Estate Wedding Photos

Please see examples of my Town Head Estate 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. For full day weddings at the Townhead Estate please see the posts further down the page. If you’d like to see more of my work from different wedding venues throughout Lake District and beyond then please visit the portfolios page below.

Planning a Town Head Estate Wedding?

If you are planning a wedding at Town Head Estate, 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 Town Head Estate Wedding Photographer

As a Lake District 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 Town Head Estate

Boasting an aura of grandeur, Town Head Estate in Newby Bridge offers an idyllic environment in which to celebrate your nuptials. This iconic venue provides an extraordinary fusion of elegance and history, making it a magical location that leaves an imprint on your notable day. Town Head Estate is replete with captivating facilities including their exclusive function rooms accommodating varying guest numbers. These spaces are perfect for both intimate ceremonies and grander receptions. The Estate possesses an official ceremony space in its enchanting garden, set against the tranquil backdrop of the serene Lake District. The garden is an oasis of calm and romance, making it the perfect location to exchange your vows. For your guests’ convenience, Town Head Estate incorporates luxurious accommodation, providing a range of beautifully appointed rooms that exude character and charm. Each room has been thoughtfully designed to offer the utmost comfort, enabling your guests to experience the quintessence of fine British hospitality. From its stunning, historic estate house to its sweeping landscapes, Town Head Estate delivers a stunning environment for your cherished day. It’s no wonder why it’s considered one of the premier wedding venues in the Lake District, offering couples complete assurance in the knowledge that their special day will be unforgettable. Experience the superior service and immaculate facilities at the Town Head Estate, where your wedding dreams materialize in the most splendid fashion.

The History of Town Head Estate

Town Head Estate, located in the scenic surroundings of Newby Bridge in the Lake District, has a rich and varied history that spans several centuries. The estate has been the host of countless weddings, each embedded in the memory of its historic stone walls. Originating from the 17th century, the estate was initially a sheep farm before transitioning into a vibrant wedding venue. It boasts a classic Georgian exterior and rustic, hand-hewn beams in the interior which present a harmonious blend of old-world charm and modern elegance. The estate’s ten-acres of land is surrounded by the stunning panoramic views of open fells and rolling countryside, with an exclusive access to the serene shores of Lake Windermere. Over the years, Town Head Estate has retained the traditional features of a Georgian country house while incorporating modern amenities, ensuring a beautifully unique backdrop for a wedding celebration. The estate has5 luxurious rooms, including an opulent bridal suite. A masterpiece by the renowned architect George Webster, the Town Head Estate is a shining jewel in the Lake District, adding another layer of allure to its rich tapestry of history, nature, and romance.

Directions to Town Head Estate

Town Head Estate is ideally located in Newby Bridge, part of the scenic Lake District in the northwest of England. This enchanting, quintessentially English wedding venue resides in a serene, rural location, offering a beautiful backdrop of the native landscape, comprising lush, sprawling meadows and crystal-clear lakes. It’s surrounded by remarkable panoramic vistas, including scenic views of Lake Windermere, England’s largest natural lake. Newby Bridge, a charming hamlet at the southern tip of Lake Windermere, provides easy access to the venue while additionally offering a variety of local amenities like quaint shops and traditional pubs. The idyllic setting of Town Head Estate encapsulates the tranquility and captivating beauty of the Lake District perfectly, making it an ideal wedding venue choice for couples seeking a rural romantic charm.

About Newby Bridge in Lake District

Newby Bridge is a small, charming hamlet situated at the southern end of the Lake District in the United Kingdom. Famous for its picturesque scenery, it is built around the five-arched stone bridge that crosses the River Leven. This quintessential town serves as an entry point to the Lake District, often captivating visitors with its lush green landscapes, soothing serenity, and pure air. Rich in history, the name ‘Newby Bridge’ signifies ‘new settlement by the bridge,’ and the bridge itself, built in 1651, serves as a testament to historical events from the English Civil War era. Presently, the bridge is a prominent point for river traffic and tourist vessels. The Newby Bridge’s famous Haverthwaite Railway, known for historic steam train journeys, is a significant attraction, offering a nostalgic journey through scenic woodlands and fells. The town is also home to the Lakes Aquarium – one of UK’s leading aquatic attraction with a spectacular assortment of creatures. The unspoilt beauty of the surrounding countryside, engaging boating activities, and the town’s hospitality, make Newby Bridge an idyllic hideaway. It holds a magnetic charm for adventure enthusiasts, nature lovers, and history buffs alike, offering them a unique blend of natural beauty and historical allure. In conclusion, Newby Bridge serves as a charming entryway to the Lake District’s raw and untouched beauty.

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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 Town Head Estate Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with me via my contact page.