Sandburn Hall Wedding Photography

Yorkshire wedding photographer

If you love barn weddings, you’re bound to enjoy this Sandburn Hall wedding photography!

Sandburn Hall is a modern barn wedding venue just outside of York. It has its own restaurant, golf course, gardens and lake with a fountain so there’s no shortage of locations for photographs. Sandburn Hall is one of my favourite venues in the York area.

This stunning Sandburn Hall wedding took place on a crisp day in the spring. The bride got ready at home and travelled to the venue in a VW camper which we used later in the day for some relaxed couple photos!

Bride leaving home in vw camper van

Ceremony in the Grand Function Hall

The high ceilings and huge windows in this room let in so much light which is perfect for flattering photos during your civil ceremony. As a wedding photographer, I can tell you there’s nothing better than a light and bright space to take photos in! Your wedding guests will really appreciate the stunning views across the whole golf course out of the arched window too.

Bride and groom first look ceremony

The Grand Function Hall is open and spacious with lots of room for all your excited wedding guests. Your friends and family on the front row will also benefit from the natural window light, so capturing their reactions during the ceremony will be a breeze.

I love photographing weddings because there are so many emotive moments. Here the couple were so relaxed and happy together. I always have a smile on my face behind the camera in moments like these!

Couple touch noses during ceremony at Sandburn Hall

Wedding Photography in the White Rose Gardens

Just a short walk away from the main hall, past the lake, you’ll find the White Rose Garden. This area has the perfect backdrop for your couple and group photos. There is also a swinging bench for you to sit on and have your photo taken. It’s the perfect romantic setting for relaxed wedding photography!

If you’re planning your special day and you’d prefer an outdoor ceremony, the folly in the White Rose Garden is also licensed for civil ceremonies. I would love to photograph a Sandburn hall wedding in the gardens one day! Being surrounded by greenery really suits my colourful style of wedding photography.

Couple portraits on swinging bench in White Rose Garden

The Wedding Breakfast

Whilst guests were enjoying the drinks reception in the bar and garden areas, the Grand Hall was completely transformed to host the wedding breakfast and the rest of the evening. The table decor looked amazing down to every last detail! When I’m photographing weddings I always make sure to take photos of all the details you’ve spent time deciding on, such as centrepieces and the cake, of course!

The lovely venue staff at Sandburn Hall allowed me to use the balcony to get a photo of the Grand Hall once it was set up. I love that this photo gives the couple a sense of the space as I’m looking down on it. Sandburn Hall weddings really have the wow factor!

Sandburn hall wedding photographer

Evening Reception and Party

The speeches during the wedding reception were entertaining, to say the least! The best men prepared a presentation with several video challenges which the bride and groom completed before the wedding. This led to an intense live final after the wedding breakfast which the bride won.

Bride holds napkin to face in wedding speech embarrassment at Sandburn Hall

To top off their meals, everybody enjoyed raiding the sweets table and the cake. They even had two iced to reflect the bride and groom. They looked fab and tasted delicious too!

When it was time for the first dance they were surrounded by all of their loved ones. Everyone had so much fun dancing whilst I had fun taking pictures!

Dancefloor piggyback from bridesmaid

Fun Sandburn Hall Wedding Photography

I loved every bit of this Sandburn Hall wedding. It was amazing to look around and see so many smiling faces, especially from the happy couple, whose love for each other was immediately obvious and completely genuine. 

Their dog even made a short appearance after the ceremony to say congratulations which was definitely the best part for a dog-loving wedding photographer like me!

Bride groom and dog at wedding

Relax at the Sandburn Hall Hotel

In 2021 this wedding venue completed the build of their gorgeous on-site hotel, so now your wedding guests can easily stay the night in one of the 40 rooms on offer! Imagine waking up the next morning to those stunning views of the Yorkshire countryside across the venue’s golf course.

Kind Words from the Lovely Couple

“Jenna is professional, creative and ninja-like when it comes to capturing natural shots as she fades into the background. I honestly didn’t know where she was for the majority of the day. It has been so lovely to see photographs that we didn’t even know had been taken. Thank you so much for all your effort, I couldn’t recommend you more.”

As wedding venues go, this is a pretty special one. If you’re on the lookout for a Sandburn Hall wedding photographer, I’d love to be yours! You can get in touch here and tell me all about your wedding day plans!!

Here are some more photos from their wedding day.

Venue // Sandburn Hall