At Dave Waller Photography I have had the privilege to be an Oulton Hall Wedding Photographer on a number of occasions. Oulton Hall is a truly stunning venue for your wedding day, situated in the heart of Yorkshire just off the M26 and M1 close to Leeds & Wakefield.
My Name is Dave and I run Dave Waller Photography. Dave Waller Photography is based between Huddersfield and Wakefield. I have photographed a number of weddings at the stunning Oulton Hall. I am a multi-award-winning wedding photographer and photograph a number of weddings across West Yorkshire and the rest of the UK. I offer a high quality, professional service documenting your wedding day with photography that reflects who you are as a couple. I want to tell the story of your day as it happens, all the little details, all the laughs and smiles.
Oulton Hall is situated near Rothwell, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Hall its self creates a magnificent backdrop, any Oulton Hall Wedding Photographer would be spoilt for choice for photography locations. You can be assured of stunning wedding pictures no matter the weather or season. The magnificent 18th-century mansion will transport you into a world of luxury, its a perfect wedding day venue.
As you arrive at Oulton Hall you will be met with a sweeping driveway that meanders through the large landscaped gardens before you arrive at the 18th-century mansion. The Hall has its own onside hotel which is perfect for not only for the Bride and Groom to stay over the night before their wedding day but also any guest who want to stay before or after the wedding day. The hotel also offers a Spa and 27 hole golf course which you can take advantage of before your wedding day to truly help you relax.
I have had the opportunity to be an Oulton Hall Wedding photographer on a number of occasions. I really enjoy Oulton Hall Wedding Photography there is so many options for amazing wedding photography you are truly spoilt for choice, from winding staircases and dramatic balconies to the stunning grounds looking out to the Yorkshire countryside. You can view a number of the images in the gallery below, alternatively, you can look over some recent Oulton Hall wedding days by clicking the links below.
I have included a selection of images from Oulton Hall at the bottom of this page please feel free to take a look over the images below, you can click them to enlarge the image.
In the little village of Oulton in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, there lies a stately country house hotel called Oulton Hall. Over 300 years ago, the hotel began a long and colourful history. The first structure on the property was a manor house constructed in the middle of the 18th century by wealthy wool merchant John Blayds. The house has a symmetrical façade, sash windows, and a main entrance with a pedimented doorcase. It was built in the Georgian architectural style. The Calverley family purchased the home in 1804, and they made extensive renovations to it. They constructed a new stable block to the south and a new wing with a ballroom and a library to the north.
The Midgley family bought the home in 1863, and they continued to expand and modernise it. They also installed contemporary plumbing and central heating, as well as a new entrance hall, billiards room, and conservatory. The mansion was taken over by the military and served as a hospital for wounded soldiers during World War One. The building was bought by Leeds City Council after the war, who used it as a children’s home there until the 1960s.
De Vere Hotels and Resorts bought the home in the 1980s and turned it into the opulent hotel it is today. The hotel features 152 guest rooms and suites, a spa, a golf course, as well as a number of dining options. Much of the building’s original Georgian architecture has survived the many alterations and additions made over the years. The hotel is encircled by 300 acres of lovely grass, and its interior is decorated with antique elements including grand staircases, elaborate plasterwork, and ancient fireplaces. Today, Oulton Hall is one of Leeds’ most well-known hotels, drawing travellers from all over the globe to experience its rich history, opulent amenities, and breathtaking surroundings.
Oulton Hall has a number of different options for your wedding day including options for different locations to hold your ceremony and reception. With all of the rooms licensed for Civil Ceremonies, you are spoilt for choice.
The Oulton Wedding Suite can accommodate up to 300 wedding day guests.
The Repton Room has a max capacity of 120 guests.
The Upper Claret Jug can hold up to 150 wedding guests.
You can find out more about the different options for your wedding day over on the official Oulton Hall Website.
Your wedding day is a once in a life time event you will want to look back on this day for many years to come. All my wedding packages come with a stunning wedding album as standard meaning you will have something tangible to look back on. The wedding album will stand as a reminder of all the planning and hard work that went in to making you wedding day so memorable. I will be on hand from bride prep to the dancing in the evening to capture your wedding day as it happens how it happens.
I have extensive experience photographing weddings at Oulton Hall, and I know all of the best spots to capture your special moments, from the grand ballroom to the picturesque gardens. I am dedicated to creating beautiful, candid, and emotional photos that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
In addition to Oulton Hall Wedding photography, I also work with various other top-rated venues, including Holmfirth Vineyard, Hazelwood Castle, Mount Pleasant Hotel Doncaster, and many more. Each venue offers its own unique charm and ambiance, and I will work with you if you want to choose the best location for your wedding photography.
I offer a range of wedding photography packages to fit your needs and budget, and I specialise in capturing candid moments and emotions that make your wedding day special. From bridal and groomsmen photography to wedding detail photography, I’ll capture every moment of your special day.
There are a number of different approaches to wedding photography. I think its so important that you take a moment to think which photography style will suit your wedding. Are you wanting more posed pictures or more relaxed wedding pictures? I find my self somewhere in the middle, stunning portraits but also real natural moments. I think I know how to blend these two different styles of photography. I know when a more documentary style of photography is needed but also when a bit more direction would really help, the group pictures for example.
For more the wedding photography should reflect the story of your Oulton Hall wedding, it’s for that reason I would say about 80% of my photography on a wedding day will be documentary, letting the day unfold and capturing what happens. Why not take a look at my photography gallery to get a feel for my style?
Oulton Hall has its very own on-site 27 hole golf complex. This can be perfect for relaxing before or after your wedding day. Occasionally we might sneak on to the golf course for a couple of wedding day pictures of you both. The golf course its self was designed by Dave Thomas, there are a team of qualified tutors, a practice green and of course golf buggies for getting around.
You can find out more about gold at Oulton Hall over on the Oulton Hall official website.
So, don’t settle for mediocre wedding photos. Choose Dave Waller Photography for an experienced and passionate photographer to capture your wedding day in Oulton Hall or any other stunning venue in the Huddersfield, Halifax, Leeds, and Wakefield areas. Feel free to contact me today to learn more about my Oulton Hall wedding photography services and schedule a consultation.
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