Bride and groom driving away from Saint Peter's Church in Heswall - Wirral wedding photography

Thornton Manor Waterside Pavilion – Charlotte & Chris’s wedding

Thornton Manor Waterside Pavilion

Thornton Manor is different to most Wirral wedding venues, it’s actually 4 venues in 1. There’s the iconic Manor House itself, former home to the famous Leverhulme family. But the grounds are very extensive, allowing space for 3 marquee style venues, the Lakeside Marquee, the Walled Garden Marquee, and the Waterside Pavilion. The latter is actually the smallest of the three, but it’s ideal for all but the largest weddings, and it actually has the most picturesque setting in our opinion.

Wirral wedding brial bouquet with large sunflower
Charlotte’s vibrant bridal bouquet
Natural wedding photography - Bride and bridesmaids on the wedding morning
The girls were relaxing Charlotte’s parent’s lovely garden in Lower Heswall, so we had a great chance to capture some lovely natural shots

Documantary Wedding Photographers – Wirral

We started the day at Charlotte’s parent’s lovely home in Lower Heswall. Our style of wedding photography is very unobtrusive, so we concentrate on capturing moments as they happen, rather than setting things up. The atmosphere with Charlotte and the girls was really fun and relaxed.

Putting on the wedding dress before wirral wedding
The Dress!
Fastening up the wedding dress
Often the biggest job, fastening up all the buttons at the back.
Wirral bride walking down the stairs in her wedding dress
The reveal
Lady in wedding dress looks at herself in art-deco mirror
Last minute checks

Saint Peter’s Church in Lower Heswall

Saint Peter’s is one of the most beautiful churches on the wirral. Situated in the quiet village of Lower Heswall, parts of the building date back to 1306. I love thinking about how many couples have married there over the centuries.

Groom and best man
Chris and his best man before the marriage ceremony
Wedding photographer - Wirral Church, Saint Peter's in Lower Heswall
Saint Peter’s Church in Lower Heswall
Mother of the bride in convertable Porche
The weather was perfect for a summer wedding, allowing the mother of the bride to arrive in style in her Porche convertible.
Groom and the guys outside Saint Peter's Church in Lower Heswall, Wirral
Chris and the guys outside Saint Peter’s Church
bride and father arrive at Wirral church in his sports car
Charlotte arriving in her dad’s F-Type Jaguar
Wedding party outside church
Bride and her dad with her bridesmaids before the marriage ceremony
Wirral wedding aisle photograph
Charlotte and her dad walking down the aisle
Wedding guests during marriage ceremony at Saint Peter's Church Lower Heswall
Wedding guests during the marriage ceremony
Exchange of wedding rings and vows
Exchanging vows and rings during the marriage ceremony
Bride and groom walking down the aisle together
Chris and Charlotte are married!
Bride and groom outside Wirral Church
Chris and Charlotte outside Saint Peter’s
Confetti after the marriage ceremony
Confetti
Documentary wedding photography - Bride and groom in sports car with bridal bouquet held aloft
The happy couple left Saint Peter’s Church in Charlotte’s father’s F-Type, so it didn’t take them long to get to Thornton Manor

Wedding Reception in the Waterside Pavilion – Thornton Manor

After the marriage ceremony Charlotte and Chris headed over to Thornton Manor if her dad’s F-Type Jaguar. It was perfect summer weather for the perfect marquee wedding. The Waterside Pavilion was decked out in grand style ready for the wedding breakfast.

Wedding photography of table settings at Wirral venue
Table settings in Thornton Manor Waterside Pavilion
Wirral wedding photography - bride and groom at Waterside Pavilion in Thornton Hough
Chris and Charlotte at Thornton Manor Waterside Pavilion
Romantic wedding photo - Bride and groom kissing in woodland
Stealing a kiss
Thornton Manor Waterside Pavilion
The Waterside Pavilion at Thornton Manor – Wirral Wedding Venue
father of the bride making speech at Thornton Manor Waterside Pavilion
Father of the Bride’s speech
Candid image of wedding guest during speeches
Documentary wedding photography – wedding guest reacting to speech
Bride smiling during groom's speech
Chris’s speech
Best man at Cheshire wedding
The Best Man’s speech
Guests laughing during wedding toasts at Waterside Pavilion - Thornton Manor
Guests laughing during best man’s speech
Natural wedding photography of guests in the evening
Evening guests
Bride and groom dancing with guests in the background
The 1st Dance
Off camera flash photography of evening reception at Waterside Pavilion
Bridesmaids partying the night away – Off camera flash wedding photography
Evening reception wedding phographer
Wedding guests letting their hair down

Getting Married on the Wirral

Planning to get hitched on the wirral? Looking for wedding photographers? Why not get in touch? We’d love to chat with you about your wedding plans and how we might capture your big day for you.

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