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Hi, I’m Warren a Suffolk wedding photographer working in a documentary style, this means that I will spend the whole day with you from getting ready in the morning right through to the last dance. I focus on capturing the special moments and the many emotions of the day with only a few posed shots. As you can see below I like to work creatively with light to capture the essence of your day, all the laughter and fun, the beautiful details as well as the intimate moments.

Wedding venues in Suffolk

 

I have created this post to guide you through some of my favorite Suffolk wedding venues and to give you an introduction to my work. If you are interested in seeing more of my photography or contacting me to discuss your wedding plans there are links to my website, portfolio, and contact form at the bottom of this page.

 

Suffolk wedding photographer

 

Hengrave Hall

For a jaw-dropping wedding venue in Suffolk, Hengrave Hall is the one. Situated in 350 acres of grounds, Hengrave Hall is a spectacular, Grade-I listed Tudor mansion in Bury St. Edmunds that will impress. Built-in the 1500s, Hengrave Hall has played a prominent part in Suffolk’s history and was the home of some of Suffolk’s most influential families. Delivering splendor on every level, Hengrave Hall has a huge range of stunning spaces and beautiful grounds for your wedding. St John Lateran is Hengrave’s own pretty church by the main house where you can hold a religious ceremony. For a civil ceremony, there is a range of fine rooms to choose from, all boasting elegant, period decor and plenty of dazzling features. The West Terrace has wondrous views across the grounds and is ideal for your drinks reception, whilst the Long Gallery provides all the space and elegance that you need for your wedding breakfast. With capacity for up to 140 guests, there is plenty of accommodation for all those who want to stay overnight. Hengrave has 27 luxe bedrooms as well as a further 41 in its partner hotel, the All Saints Hotel. A sublime location for a wedding in Suffolk to remember.

 

The groom kisses the bride on her forehead as she wraps her arms around his shoulders

 

Priory Hall

For a tranquil, romantic wedding venue in the Suffolk countryside, Priory Hall has it all. Tucked away in Hadleigh, Suffolk, Priory Hall is a pretty Tudor Hall hidden in the midst of endless English country garden. Available for your exclusive use without any set limitations, Priory Hall is yours to use as you wish for up to three nights. Priory Hall’s dazzling 22 acres of grounds provide a magnificent backdrop to your wedding, sprinkled with green lawns, sweet wildflowers, lavender borders, gardens orchards, and a lake. The lakeside views will be a feature of your wedding as you decide how you want to use Priory’s numerous spaces. Whether you want a sublime wedding in the hall with its exquisite period features or an outdoor ceremony to make use of the grounds – the choice is yours. Covered outdoor areas ensure that you can use a range of spaces in all weather and plenty of accommodation nearby will allow everyone to let their hair down on the night. A fabulous location, delivering all you need for a knockout wedding in rural Suffolk.

 

The wedding party dance with the bride and groom immediately after the couples first dance

 

Butley Priory

Butley Priory in Suffolk delivers a picture-perfect Suffolk wedding venue that is fit for royalty. A favorite location of Mary Tudor, Butley Priory is a former Augustinian monastery that is now a sought-after Suffolk wedding venue. Located close to Woodbridge in Suffolk, Butley Priory is a unique wedding venue that was built in the 1300s and can be used in a wide range of ways for a variety of different wedding styles. Surrounded by majestic trees, beautiful lawns, meadows, endless Suffolk countryside and the Suffolk coast beyond, Butley’s stunning grey stone facade is magnificent. The entire estate is available for your exclusive use and comes complete with the services of Butley’s experienced wedding team. For a civil ceremony, the Great Hall or Drawing Room provides two stunning options with beautiful architectural features and space for up to 100 of your nearest and dearest. If you want a festival style wedding, the meadows can be used for glamping and the grounds are ideal for a divine marquee or tipi. An exciting space, perfect for you to use as you wish.

 

A bride and groom listening to their wedding ceremony in a field

 

 

Helmingham Hall

Helmingham Hall is a phenomenal, riverside Suffolk wedding venue that is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. Located in Stowmarket, Suffolk, Helmingham Hall is a stunning moated Tudor hall accompanied by Grade-I listed gardens with its own deer park. Offering a wide range of options for your wedding day, Helmingham Hall and Gardens is perfect for a range of wedding styles. For a religious ceremony, Hemingham’s St. Mary’s church provides a pretty backdrop as you exchange your vows. Whilst a civil ceremony in the Coach House by the gardens is a striking location. Additionally, the grounds themselves can deliver a magnificent space for a ceremony. After a drinks reception on the grounds, the Coach House has room for 65 seated guests to dine and plenty of space for dancing. Alternatively, a marquee, tipi, or stretch tent can be erected in the 400-acre deer park by Helminghams magnificent Tudor Hall. A dazzling location that offers the opportunity to create a bespoke wedding exactly as you want it.

 

The bridal party getting ready in the Master bedroom at Stubton Hall

 

Woodhall Manor

Woodhall Manor is a beautiful, quintessentially English wedding venue in the Suffolk countryside. Surrounded by picturesque gardens, Woodhall Manor in Woodbridge, Suffolk is a stunning Grade-II listed, 16th-century manor house that will impress. Located in acres of grounds with beautiful gardens and endless views, Woodhall Manor is available for your exclusive use. Woodhall has an array of spaces for the exchange of your vows. The Bishop’s Room or The Nelson Room provides two different sized options for the exchange of your vows, complete with exquisite, ornate period decor. Alternatively, the resplendent Walled Gardens are ideal for an outdoor ceremony in front of up to 130 guests. For your wedding breakfast, The Ballroom provides a dazzling space where the in-house catering can ensure that everyone is well-fed, then it is on to the Long Bar where up to 200 guests can enjoy some evening fun. For those who want to stay the night, there are 13 luxury rooms, a sumptuous Honeymoon Suite, and a charming two-bedroom cottage. A sensational space for a magnificent wedding in the English countryside.

 

A bride and groom walk along the dunes at Saunton Sands, Devon

 

Suffolk wedding photographer

You will put so much time into organising your wedding you need a Suffolk wedding photographer that will work just as hard to capture all the moments that matter. As you can see from my portfolio I observe what is happening and document it using natural light where possible to create beautiful, emotive photographs. We can arrange a time for portraits in the evening but apart from that I just capture the wedding exactly how it happens. It does not matter how big or small your wedding will be or where it is, I would just love to be there. If you like my style as a documentary wedding photographer and you feel a connection with my work then please get in contact using the online form below.

Alternatively, you could give me a quick call or text on 07954044495 and I can let you know if your date is free.

Thank you for your time.

Warren.