chicheley hall wedding photography

Chicheley Hall is currently closed. Mega sad face.

But there are some wonderful alternatives not too far away...

Try these country house wedding venues near Chicheley...

  • Wrest Park
  • Fanhams Hall
  • Putteridge Bury
  • Eggington House
  • Holdenby House
  • The Manor at Weston on the Green
  • The Sculpture Gallery at Woburn Abbey

Looking for a classic country house wedding venue in Buckinghamshire? You might have just found it!

Chicheley Hall, nr Milton Keynes

Chicheley Hall won my heart the moment my eyes met its perfectly symmetrical facade. It makes me so happy to give my OCD a day off when I photograph a wedding here!

But the formality of the architecture is balanced by unassuming yet elegant interiors, relaxed grounds and a very warm welcome. And the size of the rooms, which are perfect for smaller weddings with up to 60 guests, make a wedding here feel relaxed and intimate.

The Hall dates back to the 1700s and oozes history but it also has every modern luxury you could dream of - including sumptuous bedrooms, great food and reliable wifi for checking the sports results on a Saturday afternoon!

Being tucked away in the countryside, Chicheley Hall is a peaceful retreat, but it’s also super handy for couples planning a church wedding in and around Milton Keynes and Bedford. And it’s especially local for anyone getting married at St. Lawrence’s church next door!

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My experience at Chicheley Hall

Since having the honour of being the first photographer to shoot at Chicheley Hall after it was bought and renovated by The Royal Society in 2009, I’ve captured some fabulous weddings there, including ceremonies at neighbouring St Lawrence’s church. It’s been amazing to see the Hall evolve into the popular and leading wedding venue that it is now.

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Five reasons you’ll love Chicheley Hall for your wedding photography

  • 1 The sweeping staircase with its stunning chandelier screams for statement photos of your ceremony entrance. And it makes an equally brilliant backdrop for pictures of the two of you.
  • 2 There’s a portrait spot for all styles. Nature-lover? The lake and tree-lined driveway were made for you. Romantic? You’ll go ga-ga for the immaculate gardens filled with lollipop topiary and rambling roses. Rustic fan? Rejoice for the kitchen garden, textured stone walls and the drama of dark barns. Adventurer? The octagonal dovecote, neighbouring fields of long grass and fruit tree orchard will set your heart on fire.
  • 3 Amazing architecture as a stage for both candid and posed inside photos. A wet wedding here will not disappoint.
  • 4 A team that’s always full of fun and smiles but totally professional and who will go out of their way to make sure you have the best time and get the best photos.
  • 5 Graceful windows letting in lots of lovely natural light, bringing gorgeous depth to your photos. From a suit hanging on the wardrobe to flowers on the dinner table and guests laughing at the speeches …. every photo will be radiant.
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The gallery

Check out some of my fave photos captured in and around Chicheley Hall.

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Pssst! I bet you didn't know THIS about Chicheley Hall...

  • 1 A resident bat colony lives in a purpose made home in the roof of the Coach House.
  • 2 There’s a secret library hidden on the top floor of the hall.
  • 3 The ceiling in the Great Hall has been painted only four times since 1719.
  • 4 Recent archaeological discoveries include a culvert and an unexploded German grenade from World War II.
  • 5 The Hall was used as a film location for Pride and Prejudice and Black Beauty.
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Hungry for more?

Satisfy your stylish taste buds with some of these wonderful weddings I’ve captured at Chicheley Hall.

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Simon & Katherine’s wedding at Chicheley Hall
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Chicheley Hall wedding photos | John & Rebecca
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Chicheley Hall wedding | Paul & Helena
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