Absolutely Weddings Winter Style

Absolutely Weddings Winter Style
Weddings in winter have a magical quality, especially when you factor in twinkling lights and roaring log fires. Photo: Phil and Hannah's wedding at Holkham Hall by Lifelong Photography

Summer has its charms, but a wedding on a cold and frosty day with twinkling lights, berry-decorated trees and roaring fires brings a special kind of romance, as these wonderful winter wedding photos by some of our most talented photographers prove

Winter is a time of celebrations, so little wonder that so many couples are now choosing this as their perfect season to get married. While shorter days mean careful planning, compensations include crisp weather, along with log fires, festive greenery, mulled wine and beautiful starry nights. And with spring just around the corner, there’s an undeniable spirit of hope and new beginnings in the air – what could be more romantic than that?


Absolutely Weddings Winter Style
Ian and Kate were treated to crisp white snow on their wedding day at beautiful Hedsor House. Photo: Debs Alexander and Lisa Jane Photography

1. Kate & Ian

Kate and Ian were married just a few days before Christmas and Hedsor House in Buckinghamshire was a picture-perfect location for their festive party, obligingly laying on a lavish dusting of crisp white snow for the wedding photos. hedsor.com & debsalexander.com


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Alex and Kate were married in Surrey on a winter’s day, with Kate wearing a stunning Phillipa Lepley couture gown. Photo: Helen Abraham

2. Kate & Alex

Wearing a gorgeous gown by London couturier Phillipa Lepley, Kate married Alex in midwinter. After a service in the picturesque parish church at Frensham, Surrey, they held their wedding dinner in a marquee at Kate’s family home in Hampshire.  helenabrahamphotography.com


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Mark and Ursula celebrated at Larchfield Estate, County Down, taking time to walk in its beautiful grounds on a chill and sunny day. Photo: Adam & Grace

3. Ursula & Mark

Mark and Ursula celebrated at the Larchfield Estate in Lisburn, County Down, taking time out to walk in its beautiful grounds, where photographers Adam & Grace captured this beautiful portrait. We love the bride’s Naomi Neoh wedding dress. adamandgracephoto.com

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Sally and Chris chose January for their wedding at Leez Priory, a Tudor property with a romantic history and a glorious setting. Photo: Ben Bull

4. Sally & Chris

With its mellow stone tower and beautiful 40-acre gardens, Tudor manor house Leez Priory looks beautiful in all seasons of the year, creating a timeless backdrop for Sally and Chris’ festive January wedding party. benbull.net


Mark and Emma celebrated at Carbis Bay in Cornwall with an after-dark procession along the beach. Photo: Toby Lowe

5. Emma & Mark

There’s something magical about the ocean in winter, and Carbis Bay in Cornwall has its own private beach with stunning Atlantic views. Emma, Mark and friends made the most of the ozone-rich location with an after-dark wedding procession illuminated by sparklers. carbisbayhotel.co.uk & tobylowephotography.co.uk


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Matthew and Charlotte chose Widbrook Grange, Wiltshire, rounding off their lovely winter wedding with spectacular fireworks. Photo: Matt Fox Photography

6. Charlotte & Matthew

Charlotte and Matthew chose Bradford on Avon boutique hotel Widbrook Grange for their winter wedding. With elegant rooms and great food, this was a cosy country retreat to celebrate together with friends. They rounded off the party with a spectacular fireworks display in the grounds. widbrookgrange.co.uk & matt-fox-photography.com

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Becky and Jon in the wedding pavilion of The Old Hall Ely against the backdrop of an atmospheric Fenland sky. Photo: Ben Bull

7. Becky & Jon

With views towards the lofty spire of Ely Cathedral, The Old Hall Ely is a prime spot to marvel at the vast skies of the Fens. Becky and Jon took time out after their wedding there to tour the grounds, and were captured on film in its garden wedding pavilion by Ben Bull. theoldhallely.co.ukbenbull.net

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Phil and Hannah chose Holkham Hall in Norfolk, which offers stunning staterooms and roaring log fires in winter. Photo: Lifelong Photography

8. Hannah & Phil

With its grand staterooms – including the magnificent Marble Hall – Holkham Hall in Norfolk made a dream location for Hannah and Phil to celebrate their winter wedding day surrounded by family and friends. holkham.co.uk & lifelongphotography.co.uk



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