NATURAL & CREATIVE

County Durham Wedding Photographer

Are you looking for a County Durham Wedding Photographer?

Are you looking for a photographer to capture your wedding in County Durham? Hi, I’m Nigel, and I’ve written this page to introduce myself as a County Durham Wedding Photographer.

County Durham Wedding Photography

I have a number of years experience photographing County Durham Weddings. Hopefully this guide gives you some inspiration for your County Durham Wedding Photography. If you have any questions drop me a line and we can have a chat about your wedding plans.

County Durham Wedding Photos

A selection of Wedding Photos photographed by me at different wedding venues within County Durham.

County Durham Wedding Video

My Wedding Photography Style

Fun and Natural Wedding Photographer

My style and approach to County Durham Wedding Photography has been described as Fun and Natural. I try to tell the story of your wedding day without too many formal or posed shots meaning that Candid moments and a few gorgeous images of you both will make up the majority of your images. I do however know that however know that those must have family photos are important too. County Durham has some stunning locations and venues which prove to be a great backdrop for my style of wedding photography. You can read more about my style over on my ABOUT ME page.

My experience covering County Durham Weddings

I have captured many weddings within County Durham at some fantastic venues. With a diverse selection of wedding venues such as Barns, Castle’s, Country Hotels and Churches you can be sure there is something for everyone. I love the dramatic backdrop of Durham Cathedral and Castle and you cant beat the stunning views of the Durham countryside.

County Durham Weddings


Durham is a beautiful city in the north of England, nestled on the banks of the River Wear. It is home to some of the most stunning architecture in the country, including Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle, which are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Durham is also a vibrant university city, with a thriving student population and a lively cultural scene.

With its gorgeous scenery, castles and outstanding Cathedral, County Durham provides a stunning backdrop for wedding photos. My fun and natural style together with my informal approach provides the perfect balance for weddings in County Durham.

Why is County Durham a great place to get married?

County Durham is a fantastic place to get married in for a number of reasons:

  • County Durham is home to some of the most stunning scenery in England, with rolling hills, charming villages, and dramatic coastlines.
  • County Durham is steeped in history, with a wealth of stunning castles, cathedrals, and stately homes.
  • Durham Cathedral is a world heritage site and fantastic opportunity for wedding photos
  • Picturesque towns and villages: County Durham has a number of picturesque towns and villages, each with its own unique character and a wide variety of wedding venues, from grand castles to intimate country houses, to suit every taste and budget.
  • There are a great variety of activities for guests to enjoy, from exploring the countryside to visiting local attractions.
  • Durham is a relatively affordable place to get married, compared to some other parts of the UK giving great value for money and is home to some excellent local food and produce, which can be enjoyed at weddings.
  • If you are looking for a beautiful and memorable place to get married, then County Durham should be on your shortlist.

Best Wedding Venues to get married at in County Durham

DURHAM CASTLE

Durham Castle is a beautiful and historic venue that is perfect for a wedding. It is located in the heart of Durham City, overlooking the River Wear. The castle offers a variety of indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces, as well as overnight accommodation for you and your guests.

BOWBURN HALL

Bowburn Hall Hotel is a charming country house situated in Wingate, Durham, offering a picturesque and elegant setting for weddings. The venue’s enchanting gardens, newly-refurbished ballroom, and dedicated wedding specialists make it a popular choice for couples seeking a memorable celebration.

RAMSIDE HALL

Ramside Hall Hotel is a luxurious and versatile wedding venue nestled amidst the picturesque countryside of County Durham. Its stunning ballroom, spacious facilities, and attractive gardens make it a popular choice for couples seeking a truly memorable wedding experience.

SOUTH CAUSEY INN

The South Causey boasts four distinctive wedding venues, each with its own unique charm and character, catering to varying styles and preferences. Nestled in the heart of County Durham, The South Causey Inn stands as an idyllic wedding venue, offering a picturesque and memorable setting for couples

BLACK HORSE BEAMISH

Black Horse Beamish is a charming and versatile wedding venue tucked away near the picturesque village of Beamish, County Durham. The venue offers a blend of elegance, rustic charm, and outdoor grandeur, making it a popular choice for weddings.

BEAMISH HALL

Beamish Hall is a stunning Grade II listed country house hotel nestled amidst the picturesque countryside of County Durham, England. It has been welcoming couples to celebrate their special days for a number of years and offers a unique and memorable setting for a wedding.

DERWENT MANOR

Surrounded by rolling hills and lush greenery, Derwent Manor provides a tranquil and picturesque backdrop for your wedding. The venue’s 18th-century architecture and landscaped gardens exude timeless charm and elegance, adding a touch of sophistication to your special day.

DALTON PUMP HOUSE

Dalton Old Pump House exudes a unique character, combining the original industrial features of the pumping station with modern design elements. The exposed brickwork, vaulted ceilings, and large windows create a striking and memorable backdrop for your wedding.

LUMLEY CASTLE

Lumley Castle’s 14th-century origins and stunning architecture create an extraordinary setting for your wedding day. The castle’s imposing towers, grand staircase, and opulent décor transport you back in time, adding a touch of romance and sophistication to your special occasion.


CONTACT ME

If you would like more information on County Durham Wedding Photography or would like to book me as your County Durham Wedding Photographer then get in touch and we can get the ball rolling.

Tel: 07903848324

Email nigelplayle@gmail.com