Alnwick Treehouse Wedding Photography

A bride and groom standing in front of a tree house.

Are you looking for a professional photographer to cover your wedding at Alnwick Treehouse in Northumberland? Hi, I’m Nigel Playle, and I’ve written this guide to introduce myself as a Alnwick Treehouse wedding photographer.

I’ve photographed many weddings at this awesome venue and believe its one of the more quirky places in the North East to get married. With stunning locations in both the treetop bridges and the nearby Alnwick Garden, you can be sure this venue will provide the wow factor to your images.

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Weddings at Alnwick Treehouse

Alnwick Treehouse, located in Alnwick, offers a unique and enchanting venue for weddings. Nestled amongst the treetops, it provides an extraordinary setting for the most special day of a couple’s life. This fairytale-like treehouse features rustic wooden walkways, twinkling fairy lights, and roaring log fires, creating a magical atmosphere for the ceremony, set within the gorgeous woodland. The room provided for the ceremony can accommodate up to 65 seated guests, making it an intimate setting for close friends and family. The venue offers two function rooms that are perfectly suited for a wedding reception, featuring a fully-equipped bar, outstanding catering services and plenty of space for a dance floor. The Treehouse Restaurant, famed for its excellent food, provides a delectable reception menu. Couples can choose between various accommodation options in the Alnwick area, ensuring comfortable arrangements for their guests. Several local hotels and bed and breakfast inns provide a quaint, comfortable place for guests to stay after the celebrations. The venue also has disabled access and a dedicated Wedding Coordinator team, attentive to assist in creating a memorable event. Indeed, Alnwick Treehouse offers a unique blend of natural beauty and modern facilities, making it a dream venue for those couples seeking a memorable, magical wedding experience.

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I am Nigel Playle, a wedding photographer from the North East of England. My photography style is natural and creative, and I take great pride in making my clients feel at ease on their wedding day. My approach is fun, relaxed, and unobtrusive, allowing me to capture the essence of each special moment. Being a people person, I love adding humour and a personal touch to my work, and many couples have told me it’s like having another friend at their wedding. I have extensive experience in wedding photography, having captured hundreds of weddings in top venues across the North East, Northumberland, and beyond, including places like Seaham Hall, Wylam Brewery, and Duncombe Park in Helmsley. My work has also taken me to destinations like Liverpool and Cyprus. To date, I have documented over 300 weddings and am grateful for the high recommendations I receive from my clients.

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The History of Alnwick Treehouse

Charming and ethereal, Alnwick Treehouse is a distinctive wedding venue nestled in the heart of Northumberland in the historical town of Alnwick. This enchanted locale began its journey as a concept in 1999 when the Duchess of Northumberland initiated the renovation of the neglected gardens within the grounds of Alnwick Castle. The location, originally popular for its renowned mysterious gardens, expanded around 2004 with the intention of creating a peculiar but mesmerizing fairy-tale setting that evolved into the Alnwick Treehouse.

This enchanting work of craftsmanship, designed by the award-winning architects Cullinan and held up by Canadian Pine, strikes an impressive silhouette against the woodland setting. Despite its unusual arboreal location, the Treehouse’s evolution as a wedding venue surpassed expectations, swiftly gaining a Michelin-star and attracting amid the surge of interest in weddings with a unique and magical ambiance. The Alnwick Treehouse embraces its rustic charm, marrying it with contemporary facilities to ensure an unforgettable experience for its guests. With the magnificent Alnwick Castle in the backdrop, this idyllic venue steadily gained recognition as an iconic destination for fairy-tale weddings combining its rustic charm with luxurious elements. It is undeniably a testament to the innovative restoration endeavour spearheaded by the Duchess, that breathed life into a once-forgotten corner of the estate and gloriously transformed it into one of the most unique wedding venues in the country.

How To Find Alnwick Treehouse

The Alnwick Treehouse, an enchanting wedding venue, is located within the hallowed precincts of Alnwick Garden, a historic and splendid botanical garden situated in the heart of Northumberland. This unique venue rests in the town of Alnwick, which proudly stands in northern England. Alnwick Treehouse is nestled amidst verdant foliage and exhibits a remarkable architectural design that brilliantly mingles rustic charm with modern elegance. It is indeed a remarkably romantic and quaint destination for those seeking an extraordinary wedding experience.

About Alnwick

Alnwick is a captivating and historically-rich town situated in the heart of Northumberland, England. Renowned for its picturesque scenery and stunning architecture, Alnwick remains an immensely popular tourist destination. It is home to Alnwick Castle, a majestic 11th-century fortification that was used as a filming location for the famous Harry Potter series. Adjacent to the castle is The Alnwick Garden, a modern complex of beautifully manicured landscapes and water sculptures conceived by the Duchess of Northumberland. Alnwick also boasts of a charming town centre dotted with vibrant market stalls, independent shops, and a variety of cafes and restaurants offering local delicacies. This town also holds in high regard its rich cultural history and an eventful past, with various museums and galleries showcasing an exquisite collection of historical artefacts and artworks. With close proximity to the Northumberland coastal line, Alnwick makes it a perfect blend of history, culture, and scenic beauty, making it a must-visit destination for travellers and history enthusiasts alike.

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What People Say

These are reviews left by my previous couples on Google and Facebook.

People Also Ask

What Should You Consider While Choosing A Wedding Photographer For Alnwick Treehouse?

The significant factors to consider when choosing a wedding photographer at Alnwick Treehouse include the photographer’s style and portfolio, wedding experience, and familiarity with the venue. It would be best to consider their pricing and packages, personality and professionalism, and reviews and recommendations from former clients.

What Season Is Best For A Wedding At Alnwick Treehouse?

Alnwick Treehouse is gorgeous throughout the year, yet many couples gravitate towards the warmer seasons, drawn by the breathtaking outdoor settings. This preference should guide your selection of a wedding photographer; someone who excels in capturing natural light would be ideal for an outdoor ceremony. On the other hand, if you’re planning a winter wedding at Alnwick Treehouse, choosing a proficient photographer in indoor and low-light photography is advisable.

Should I Hire A Local Photographer For My Alnwick Treehouse Wedding?


When selecting a wedding photographer for Alnwick Treehouse, key considerations should include the photographer’s unique style and portfolio, wedding experience, and venue knowledge. Additionally, it’s essential to evaluate their pricing and package options, personality and professional approach, and feedback and endorsements from past clients.

Other Northumberland Venues

I cover weddings at unique venues throughout Northumberland. Click the links for more details.

Beamish Hall, Black Horse Beamish, Blagdon Parlour, Bowburn Hall, Branxholm Park, Brinkburn Priory, Crathorne Hall, Dalton Pump House, Derwent Manor, Doxford Hall, Ellingham Hall, Healey Barn, Horton Grange Country House, Jesmond Dene House, Le Petit Chateau, Marshall Meadows Manor House Hotel, Matfen Hall, Middleton Lodge, Newton Hall, Northside Farm, Ramside Hall, Redworth Hall, Runa Farm, Shorflatt Tower, South Causey Inn, Willows at the Woodsmen’s, Woodhill Hall, Wylam Brewery, Wynyard Hall

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