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Elmore Court Weddings

Elmore Court is a highly sought after wedding venue nestled in the heart of Elmore, offering couples a combination of timeless elegance and modern luxury for their special day. This family-owned estate prides itself on its unique blend of quintessential English charm and contemporary design. Weddings held at the venue take place in the heart of the house, the Gillyflower, which is a perfect fusion of traditional architecture and eco-friendly design, providing a serene setting for the ceremony. Elmore Court offers lavish accommodation including 16 tastefully designed bedrooms for wedding parties. These rooms exude opulence while also providing all the comforts and amenities of a contemporary high-end hotel. Furthermore, guests are welcome to explore the picturesque gardens, grand ballroom, and other well-maintained facilities. The venue embodies sustainable values, something made uniquely evident by the vast green field enveloping the estate. Distinguishing features such as the 700-year-old family mansion, scenic landscape, and in-house catering service make Elmore Court an undeniably attractive choice for couples on their wedding day. At Elmore Court, every wedding is a testament to the venue’s commitment to perfection, sophistication, and warm hospitality.

The History of Elmore Court

Dating back to the 13th-century, Elmore Court is a historic wedding venue set in the enchanting English countryside of Elmore, Gloucestershire. This luxurious location has been in the hands of the Guise family for more than 750 years and has a significant history to its name. The Court was initially a humble dwelling until its transformation in the 16th-century when it was significantly expanded. As the years passed, Elmore Court continued to evolve. The 19th-century saw the addition of the distinctive Gothic facade that has now become one of the venue’s hallmarks. Most recently, in 2013, the Court completed a substantial renovation, emphasizing both the preservation of its historic elements and incorporating state-of-the-art accoutrements. The latest addition is an eco-friendly extension called the Gillyflower, built predominantly from sustainable materials sourced from the estate itself. This part of the venue is used as a celebration space for weddings and parties. Throughout its extraordinary history, Elmore Court has adeptly maintained its quintessential English charm, making it a highly sought-after wedding destination. In spite of its renovations and additions, the Court still possesses a unique ability to transport visitors back in time, providing an unparalleled historical experience.

How To Find Elmore Court

Elmore Court, a renowned wedding venue, is located in the peaceful and charming village of Elmore, nestled in the heart of Gloucestershire, England. This exceptional destination is situated near the banks of the River Severn, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Gloucestershire’s captivating landscapes create an idyllic backdrop for Elmore Court, enhancing its appeal. It is conveniently accessible, being just a short drive from Gloucester city centre, with its network of major roads and public transport links. Its unique blend of rural tranquility and easy accessibility makes it an ideal setting for memorable wedding ceremonies and receptions.

About Elmore

Elmore, in Gloucestershire, is a small, picturesque town situated on the banks of the river Severn, in rural England. It boasts a history that stretches back to the medieval era and has maintained its quaint and charming atmosphere through time. Elmore is dominated by well-preserved architectural marvels, such as the idyllic 13th-century Church of St John the Baptist and the (privately owned) Elmore Court, a sublime example of Victorian Gothic architecture. Additionally, the town boasts abundant green spaces, and its pastoral surroundings make it ideal for countryside walks, especially along the banks of the majestic Severn. Despite its small size, Elmore has a strong sense of community, highlighted by the annual Elmore Back Festival, a local tradition. It serves as a venue for local produce markets, traditional English fare, live music, and family-friendly activities. Elmore’s location, just eight miles from Gloucester, makes it ideal for visitors wanting to experience quintessential rural England, yet still have the convenience of larger city amenities nearby. Combining rich history, charming aesthetics, and a warm community spirit, Elmore is deservedly one of Gloucestershire’s gems.

Pedge Photography – Elmore Court Wedding Photographer

Hi, I’m Pedge – a Elmore Court 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.

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Picking your Elmore Court 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 Elmore Court 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 Elmore Court 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 Elmore Court Wedding Photographer – here’s my contact page.