Makeney Hall Wedding Photographer: capturing your perfect day

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Are you planning or already booked your dream wedding at Makeney Hall Hotel in Derbyshire? Look no further for a talented and experienced Makeney Hall wedding photographer to capture the beautiful moments of your special day. With stunning grounds, elegant rooms, and a dedicated wedding team, Makeney Hall provides the perfect backdrop for natural and relaxed wedding photography.

A Scenic Setting in the Heart of Derbyshire

Makeney Hall Hotel is a historic country mansion in the heart of Derbyshire’s picturesque countryside. This Victorian-era house offers an enchanting location for your wedding. Surrounded by six acres of scenic landscaped gardens, Makeney Hall provides an idyllic setting for your wedding photography.

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The Woodland Garden: An Outdoor Ceremony Space

Makeney Hall’s Woodland Gardens is the perfect choice for couples seeking a grand outdoor ceremony. Imagine exchanging your vows inside a beautiful log cabin-style shelter surrounded by water gardens and breathtaking views of the rolling fields. With bench seating and a capacity for 80-100 guests, this outdoor space creates a magical atmosphere for your wedding ceremony. This includes a starlight cave where magical twilight and nighttime photos can be captured. In case of inclement weather, Makeney Hall also offers an indoor ceremony room as a backup.

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Stunning Suites and Flexible Spaces

Makeney Hall Hotel offers a variety of stunning suites and flexible spaces to accommodate weddings of all sizes. Whether planning an intimate celebration or a grand affair, Makeney Hall has the perfect venue.

  • The Milford Suite: This spacious suite features a private entrance, bar area, and facilities. With a tasteful neutral décor, the Milford Suite can adapt to any wedding theme or style. It can accommodate up to 130 guests for the ceremony and wedding breakfast and 180 guests for the evening reception.
  • The Conservatory: Offering panoramic views of Makeney Hall’s landscaped gardens, the Conservatory provides a beautiful backdrop for your special day. Adjoined to The Lavinias for additional space, the Conservatory can accommodate up to 64 guests for the ceremony and wedding breakfast and up to 120 guests for the reception.
  • Lavinia’s: For a more intimate wedding, Lavinia’s offers beautiful space with large bay windows overlooking the gardens. With a capacity for 50 guests, this suite creates an intimate and romantic atmosphere for your special day.

Makeney Hall Hotel also provides other areas throughout the venue and scenic landscaped gardens where you can host your wedding ceremony or capture stunning wedding photographs.

Tailored Catering for Your Wedding

At Makeney Hall, your wedding breakfast is in good hands with their highly experienced and talented catering team. They can create a bespoke dining experience tailored to your requirements, whether you prefer a lavish three-course wedding breakfast or a more relaxed buffet-style meal. The team at Makeney Hall Hotel will ensure that you and your guests are treated to top-quality cuisine and a wide selection of wines, spirits, beers, and soft drinks.

Accommodation for You and Your Guests

Makeney Hall Hotel offers you and your guests 46 idyllic en suite rooms. The rooms are designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind, combining historic original features with modern facilities. From standard doubles to remarkable suites, there is a range of options to suit your needs. The bridal suite, featuring a grand four-poster bed, sauna, and views across the Amber Valley, is perfect for your wedding night.

Your Makeney Hall Wedding Photographer

All of my packages include a full day of coverage from the morning preparations all the way through to the first dance and beyond, capturing the smiles, laughter and tears. The style of my photography is to tell the story of your day; this includes relaxed, natural photos of you and your guests, slightly more formal group shots, and intimate and innovative images of your first few hours as a married couple that look stunning as a piece of wall art or a double page spread in your wedding album. There are so many awesome backdrops and locations to choose at Makeney Hall to give your wedding album and wall art a real wow.

My full-day packages include unlimited photos, drone photography (weather permitting), a same-day slideshow, a private online gallery and free wedding consultation. Some packages include two photographers to capture even more memories of your special day; my top album packages also include parent albums, allowing you to share those memories with your loved ones. Details of my wedding photography packages can be found here. If you would like a chat to see if I would be a perfect fit as your Makeney Hall wedding Photographer please do contact me in the links below.

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David Kinsey Photography

Contact me if you’re looking for a relaxed and professional Makeney Hall Wedding Photographer to capture your incredible wedding day. I would love to to hear your plans and discuss how we can create stunning photographs that reflect your wedding day story. Visit our website to view our full wedding gallery and get in touch for a no-obligation chat.



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