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Barnsley House Weddings

Barnsley House, a quintessential English country house in Cirencester, offers a beautiful and distinctive venue that encapsulates charm and elegance for weddings. It has a distinctive mix of old-world allure and contemporary style, providing excellent accommodation for guests with its eighteen grand rooms that boast modern comforts and tasteful aesthetics. Further facilities incorporate a chic spa and secluded cinema. The Gothic Summer House in the enchanting landscaped gardens is licensed for wedding ceremonies, providing a perfect setting amidst nature’s vibrancy. The Potager restaurant and the breathtaking orangery can serve as function rooms, offering exquisite cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. The heart of the venue, its famous garden, is not only a location of stunning natural beauty but also the canvas for magical wedding photos. What sets Barnsley House apart is its ability to blend the grandeur of a historic building, the peace of its rural surroundings, and sophisticated luxury facilities, making it an ideal choice for couples seeking an unforgettable wedding experience. Its commitment to providing personalized service and wedding coordination ensures a seamless celebration tailored to the couple’s specific vision.

The History of Barnsley House

Founded in the 17th century, Barnsley House, located in the picturesque village of Barnsley, near Cirencester in Gloucestershire, is woven into the very fabric of English history. Renowned horticulturist Rosemary Verey reinvigorated the house in the mid-twentieth century, transforming its sprawling gardens into an emblem of British gardening design. For years, it served as a beacon for gardening enthusiasts around the globe. Over time, the illustrious estate underwent careful restoration to preserve its chic Georgian architectural style, whilst ingeniously incorporating modern luxury, becoming a staple wedding venue in 2009. Today, Barnsley House is renowned as a luxury wedding destination, offering guests a romantic, idyllic setting for their nuptials. It boasts a restored Gothic summerhouse, knot garden, potager, ornamental fruit and vegetable gardens, and more. Each space has been meticulously maintained and exudes timeless elegance, providing the perfect backdrop for fairytale weddings. With exquisite service and world-class amenities, Barnsley House has bridged centuries of English history to present an exquisite chapter of its own, enchanting brides, grooms and guests with its historical charm and elegance as a quintessential British country wedding venue.

How To Find Barnsley House

Barnsley House, a prestigious wedding venue, is located in the charming village of Barnsley, in the heartland of the Cotswolds, near Cirencester in Gloucestershire, England. This historic country house, surrounded by extensive gardens, sits elegantly in the midst of classic Cotswold stone houses and exquisite English countryside. It is conveniently situated approximately 90 minutes from London, offering an idyllic and accessible location for a picturesque country wedding ceremony. Offering a fusion of traditional Cotswold charm and modern luxury, Barnsley House is quintessentially English, relishing in an awe-inspiring panorama of Gloucestershire’s beautiful rural landscape.

About Cirencester

Cirencester is a quaint and historical market town situated in the heart of Gloucestershire, England. Renowned for its rich history dating back to the Roman era, Cirencester was once the second largest town in Britain during Roman times. Today, the town’s heritage is apparent in its beautiful architecture, the remarkable Cirencester Church, and the Corinium Museum that houses a notable collection of Roman artefacts. Wandering through the winding streets, you’ll find a mix of independent shops, cafes, and traditional pubs, adding to its charming ambiance. The town also boasts the Royal Agricultural University, one of the oldest agricultural colleges in the English-speaking world. Cirencester is surrounded by picturesque countryside and scenic landscapes, which makes it a popular destination for walkers, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The town’s local economy largely relies on agriculture, tourism, and light industry. Cirencester’s Gold Market, which runs twice a week, is a major draw for tourists and locals alike, offering a wide range of foodstuff, household goods, crafts and collectables. With its blend of historical allure, rural beauty, and community spirit, Cirencester embodies the quintessential charm of the English Cotswolds.

Pedge Photography – Barnsley House Wedding Photographer

Hi, I’m Pedge – a Barnsley House wedding photographer passionate about storytelling. My style is all about visually representing the essence of your special day by capturing natural moments brimming with emotion, love, and laughter. I deeply value the significance of family and prioritise capturing those cherished moments with grandparents, children, and other loved ones. Recognising the rarity of such large family gatherings, I ensure no moment is missed.

My Wedding Photography Style

I’m adaptable to various lighting conditions and have all the necessary tools to photograph weddings in any setting. I’m confident handling group shots and guiding couples in posing, ensuring everyone feels at ease. My photography style is characterised by punchy colours, vibrance, and contrasts, but I always maintain a balance to avoid over-saturation. Above all, I aim to deliver high-quality images that encapsulate memories and love while ensuring everyone has fun in a relaxed environment.

Client Reviews

What previous clients have said about my work as a Cotswolds Wedding Photographer.

Latest Blog Posts

Some of our latest blog posts with wedding tips and real weddings we have covered in Gloucestershire and beyond.

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Picking your Barnsley House Wedding Photographer- why Pedge Photography?

Besides the fact that you are getting a highly professional, experienced, and creative photographer who will capture all of the special moments of your wedding day, family and friends, you are getting someone that goes in to each wedding knowing that every couple is unique and that all weddings deserve their own twist and personality, rather than be provided a conveyor belt experience. I take great pride to subtly merge into your day and to be approachable for all your guests. The Cotswolds is an area I grew up in and I am all too familiar with everything the region has to offer. 

What products do you offer as a Barnsley House Wedding Photographer?

This can bespoke based on your needs. All packages include a digital gallery in which you, your family and friends can enter with a password and download to any device. On top of this, you can also purchase prints, framed goods and albums through the digital gallery. If you would like me to build you an album, I offer an additional album package as well. Other bits, should you wish to choose them, include a pre-wedding shoot in the cotswolds or a second photographer for your wedding day.

How long do you stay with us for our Barnsley House wedding?

I’m an all day photographer and will be with you from roughly two hours before your ceremony until at least the first dance ( and beyond – got to catch all those drunk friends cutting some shapes on the dancefloor!).

Will you travel beyond the Cotswolds for our wedding day?

Of course! Although I describe myself as a Cotswolds wedding photographer, I am happy to travel beyond. Drop me a message to find out more!

Get In Touch

Get in touch if you’re looking for a Barnsley House Wedding Photographer – here’s my contact page.