The Happy Otter Photography Wedding Planning Guide
Wedding Planning and venue round-ups
Real weddings in Yorkshire
York Barn – Winter Wedding
York barn at Villa Farm real winter wedding complete with snow. A fantastic purpose-built wedding barn venue with on-site accommodation only 4 miles from York.
The Unofficial Skipbridge Wedding Venue Guide – Discover this quirky Yorkshire wedding venue
A quirky outdoor wedding venue near York – Skipbridge is full of fun, character, animals, tipis, and has plenty of accommodation on site.
September wedding in York
Ear to ear smiles, and an intimate guest list, for this York Registry Office September wedding in York. After a fairy-tail proposal in Disneyland, getting married in York was a dream come true for this happy couple.
Middlethorpe Hall wedding photos
Katie and David chose a perfect wedding venue just 2 miles south of York – Middlethorpe Hall – a wonderfully restored and beautifully maintained national trust property with stunning grounds. Here is a selection of their wedding photos from their post lock-down September wedding.
Church wedding at St Paul’s in Shipley and Bradford Golf Club wedding photos
Simon and Emma, had planned a big full day wedding celebration starting at St Paul’s church in Shipley followed by a wedding reception at Bradford Golf Club… but then Covid happened, and like many people they were forced to downsize dramatically.
But this didn’t stop them having a wonderful wedding!
Hazel Brow House Wedding Photos | Yorkshire Dales wedding venue
Lizzie and Adam had a wonderful wedding at Hazel Brow House, full of joy and happiness, in stunning Yorkshire Dales scenery with dogs in bow ties, a Boris Johnson piñata, and a slightly unconventional cake cutting!
Wedding at Saltaire Church
This wedding at Saltaire Church was such a fantastic celebration – the first wedding there since the roof was damaged by storm Dennis, the first wedding there since the Covid lockdown, and the first ever outdoor wedding at Saltaire Church!
The Yorkshire Wedding Barn at Richmond – real wedding in October photos
In October (2019), Nicola and David had a wonderful wedding weekend with all their nearest and dearest at the Yorkshire Wedding Barn near Richmond. With their dog as a bridesmaid, and a fantastic gospel choir, they managed to personalise the day wonderfully.
Faye and Martin’s January wedding in York
Faye loves bright colours, and Martin loves Faye, so their wedding in York in January was wonderfully colourful. Preparations at Faye’s family home, ceremony in York registry office, a meal at the Guy Fawkes Inn, followed by a party back at the house.
Real weddings in Durham and the North East
Middlesbrough Registry Office Wedding Photos
Chris and Jade had their original wedding plans cancelled by covid – but that didn’t stop them! A few months later, abiding by all restrictions, they tied the knot with their family at Middlesbrough Registry Office and then had a lovely garden party.
Grand Hotel Gosforth Park wedding photos
Stormtroopers, Darth Vader, a 1934 vintage Morris Minor, tears from the groom, a choreographed first dance, lego figures as wedding favours: wedding at Jesmond church and reception at the Grand Hotel Gosforth Park.
Middleton Lodge: Fig House wedding in February
This classy February wedding at the Walled Garden of Middleton Lodge’s Fig House was superb!
As You Like It wedding photography in December
This was my third wedding at As You Like it in Jesmond… and once again I was blown away with so many amazing little touches. This venue really is a hidden gem! And Carly and Naomi personalised their wedding there in December wonderfully.
Souter Lighthouse Wedding Photography
One of the North East’s best wedding venues! This fantastic lighthouse wedding was full of love and fun!
As You Like It wedding photography
As You Like it is a an amazing wedding venue in Jesmond, Newcastle. Full of surprises and run by amazing staff. Here’s a real wedding from the venue.