Cressbrook Hall is a stunning country house set in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. It qualifies as one of my favourite wedding photography locations due to the amazing scenery in the surrounding area.

It’s still a family-run place, which is really nice in this age of big chain hotels.

Rachel & Alistair held their wedding ceremony outside in the garden at Chressbrook Hall in the beautiful spring sunshine, against the backdrop of the fabulous valley beyond.

The couple’s dog Missy was guest of honour for the day – it’s great that Cressbrook Hall is such a dog-friendly venue – and she made her way into more than a few of the finished images, usually at high speed 🙂

I started off with a few getting ready shots as Rachel and her team were in the adjoining suite, so it was really easy just to pop in and keep checking on them. In between times, I met Alistair and the fellas outside for a quick photocall (including high-speed dog) then spent most of the time just floating around, observing and capturing from a nice distance as the day unfolded.

Take a look at Rachel & Alistair’s finished wedding photographs!

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