Wood Hall Hotel Wedding Photographer

Are you looking for a professional Wood Hall Hotel 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 Wood Hall Hotel 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 as a Leeds wedding photographer, I would love to cover your wedding day at Wood Hall Hotel.

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

Wood Hall Hotel Wedding Photos

Please see examples of my Wood Hall Hotel 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 Wood Hall Hotel Wedding?

If you are planning a wedding at Wood Hall Hotel, 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 Wood Hall Hotel 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 Wood Hall Hotel

Nestled amidst 100 acres of verdant landscapes, Wood Hall Hotel located in Leeds offers a unique setting for hosting unforgettable wedding ceremonies. This distinguished venue offers a captivating backdrop, characterized by sweeping views and created within a charming Georgian Manor House. The venue provides distinctive function rooms allowing couples to personalise the space according to their preferences. The well-appointed Vavasour Suite, suitable for an intimate gathering of 60 persons, showcases vintage fireplaces and beautiful woodwork. For larger gatherings, the grand Oakdale Suite, accommodating up to 100 people, features natural lighting, a private bar and a dedicated patio with stunning vista views. As for the wedding ceremony itself, couples can choose between a traditional church wedding at the local St. Mary’s Church, or a civil ceremony within the hotel’s idyllic venue. Further enhancing the wedding experience, Wood Hall Hotel offers 44 tastefully decorated rooms for accommodating guests. With its 4-star superior amenities, including a well-equipped fitness centre, a relaxation lounge, and a premier spa facility offering a range of therapeutic treatments, guests can enjoy an enhanced stay. Couple these facilities with the outstanding bridal suite and you create an unparalleled wedding experience. Additionally, dedicated wedding coordinators are at hand to ensure a seamless and stress-free planning process. The Wood Hall Hotel indeed amplifies the wedding celebration with its elegant blend of tradition, grandeur, and exceptional service.

The History of Wood Hall Hotel

Wood Hall Hotel, fashioned in the late Georgian era, stands as a gem of historical richness amidst the lush green landscapes of Leeds, North Yorkshire. This distinguished manor house traces back to 1790, narrating a rich history entwined with British aristocracy and romance. Originally, it was owned by several notable figures, including the Scott family and the prominent architect, Robert Adams. Meticulously restored, the hotel now evokes an essence of traditional English luxury and elegance. Set within a secluded, lush 100-acre estate, the magnificent country house hotel features 44 bedrooms, a well-appointed spa, and 2 AA Rosette awarded restaurant. Wood Hall maintains its period charm with intricately carved wooden panelling, grand stone fireplaces, and atmospheric oil paintings. As for wedding ceremonies held here, the Vavasour Suite is recognised for its glorious panoramic views of River Wharfe, while the Italian Gardens form a perfect backdrop for outdoor ceremonies. The hotel’s team of master chefs and skilled sommeliers crafts exceptional dining experiences that enhance the magic of the weddings held here. Over the past two centuries, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa has not only preserved its regal heritage, but it has also magnificently evolved into a high-tier wedding venue, renowned in Leeds and beyond.

Directions to Wood Hall Hotel

Wood Hall Hotel is a charming wedding venue located within the serene countryside of Leeds, in North Yorkshire, England. Nestled amidst 100 acres of lush, green landscape, this idyllic destination provides an idyllic backdrop for unforgettable weddings. Positioned just 30 minutes from the bustling city centre, the hotel combines the convenience of urban connectivity with the tranquillity and seclusion of rural England. Drive away from the city’s hustle-bustle, towards Linton, Wetherby, where the country lanes lined with lush green trees and fields pave your way to this magnificent manor. With verdant, rolling views of the Wharfe Valley, Wood Hall Hotel offers a splendid retreat filled with sophisticated charm and distinct character blending perfectly with its picturesque surrounding.

About Leeds in North Yorkshire

Leeds, situated in North Yorkshire in the United Kingdom, is one of the country’s most vibrant and diverse cities, offering an unparalleled blend of cultural, historical, and recreational attractions. As a key hub during the Industrial Revolution, Leeds evolved into a prominent urban center, majorly geared towards manufacturing and production in the 19th century. Today, the city boasts a thriving economy with a strong foothold in various sectors such as finance, retail, creative, and digital industries, whilst maintaining its heritage with carefully preserved Victorian architecture effectively juxtaposed with contemporary developments. Leeds also prides itself for being a significant academic destination, home to several reputable education institutions, including the distinguished University of Leeds. On the cultural front, Leeds houses an array of top-tier performance venues, arts hubs and museums; notably the Leeds Art Gallery, the Royal Armouries, and the Grand Theatre. With sprawling green spaces, such as Roundhay Park, offering tranquil city escapes and the buzzing Kirkgate Market, the largest covered market in Europe, Leeds provides a distinct and appealing lifestyle choice. The city, furthermore, is a haven for sports enthusiasts, particularly in rugby and cricket, with the iconic Headingley Stadium being a cornerstone. Summarily, the dynamic city of Leeds continues to flourish, graciously maintaining a balance between a modern urban haven and a place profoundly aware of its rich historical context.

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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 Wood Hall Hotel Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with me via my contact page.