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Cornwell Manor Weddings

Cornwell Manor, situated in the idyllic village of Chipping Norton, provides an extraordinarily romantic setting for weddings. Framed by serene bluebell woods, it is an emblematic Cotswolds manor house that can comfortably accommodate up to 24 guests in 12 beautifully appointed bedrooms. The property also features ancillary accommodation for an additional 16 guests, providing ample space for wedding parties. Known for its outstanding facilities, Cornwell Manor houses several elegant function rooms, including the oak-paneled dining room and the exquisitely decorated ballroom. Wedding ceremonies can conveniently be held within the Manor itself or at the local St Peter’s church, just a short walk away. What truly distinguishes Cornwell Manor, however, is its exclusive private lake and walled garden which provide an enchanted backdrop for wedding photography. The Manor’s team prides itself on creating bespoke weddings with an emphasis on attention to detail and personal touches, ensuring a memorable celebration. This venue offers the perfect blend of history, grandeur and natural beauty, making it an unparalleled choice for weddings in Chipping Norton.

The History of Cornwell Manor

Cornwell Manor, situated in the idyllic confines of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, boasts a rich tapestry of history that spans approximately seven centuries. This impressive Cotswold house was initially constructed in the 14th century and was subsequently expanded and embellished until it reached its current Georgian splendour in the 18th century. The Manor is steeped in history, with each brick echoing tales of past occupants, from gentry and clergy to the Beecham family – well-known for their contributions in the pharmaceutical industry. However, Cornwell Manor is best known for its transformation into a prestigious wedding venue. In 2000, it was opened to the public for an array of events, but its vast gardens, elegant interiors, and romantic landscapes quickly garnered attention from couples seeking a distinctive backdrop for their nuptials. Today, the charm and grace of Cornwell Manor’s past lend a sense of timeless elegance to contemporary weddings, with its estate expanding across 2,000 acres, comprising traditional English gardens, a lake, and private village. It is a venue where history and heritage intertwine with modern celebration, continuing to etch unforgettable moments into its enduring narrative.

How To Find Cornwell Manor

Cornwell Manor is a stunning wedding venue nestled in the idyllic countryside of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England. Bestowed with lush green landscapes and untouched splendour, it is ideally situated in the heart of the Cotswolds. Positioned on the outskirts of the village of Cornwell, the manor is a short drive to Chipping Norton town centre, offering easy access while maintaining tranquility. It is encircled by private gardens and a 2,000-acre estate, delivering a beautiful backdrop for events. This proximity to natural beauty ensures Cornwell Manor remains an enchanting location for weddings.

About Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton, often referred to as ‘Chippy’ by locals, is a charming market town nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds in Oxfordshire, England. Celebrated for its quintessential English countryside charm and historical significance, it prides itself on being a focal point of the wool trade in the medieval era. This rich history is evident in the architectural splendor of the limestone buildings that dot the town, presenting a classic Cotswold appearance. Chipping Norton’s acclaimed centerpiece is the stunning St. Mary’s Church featuring a remarkable blend of Norman and Gothic architecture style. The town is similarly renowned for its thriving cultural scene, encompassing an annual music festival and the lively Theatre Chipping Norton. This haven of rural tranquility is also home to a myriad of small-scale, locally-owned businesses, including independent shops, cafés, and world-class dining establishments. Chipping Norton’s idyllic setting and vibrant community spirit make it a beloved locality among visitors and residents alike. The town seamlessly merges its historical significance with a strong sense of community, providing a unique blend of tradition and contemporaneity. Therefore, whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or are just seeking to escape into the serene English countryside, Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire promises an unforgettable experience.

Pedge Photography – Cornwell Manor Wedding Photographer

Hi, I’m Pedge – a Cornwell Manor 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.

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

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Picking your Cornwell Manor 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 Cornwell Manor 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 Cornwell Manor 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 Cornwell Manor Wedding Photographer – here’s my contact page.