It feels great to be a Whitley Hall Wedding Photographer. This historic 1and elegant 6th century mansion is situated in the beautiful countryside of South Yorkshire, not far from Sheffield. The comfort of wedding guests is a priority to the friendly staff who welcome people into this fashionable wedding venue. \the 32 en suite bedrooms are uniquely decorated in keeping with the distinctive character of the hotel. The four poster bedrooms, especially those proving views of the local lake, are not to be passed over lightly.
Over 20 acres of stunning gardens and grounds surround Whitley Hall, which in turn sits comfortably in a peaceful and picturesque valley. This makes it the perfect setting for brides and grooms to create their perfect and unforgettable wedding day with their loved ones, family and friends. This venue can cater for civil ceremonies as well as receptions following a church wedding, providing awesome dedicated hospitality suites – The Parker Suite, The Whitley Suite, and the Picture & Wordsworth Rooms. Whatever you choose to do, Whitley Hall’s wedding team are on hand to guide you through every step of your wedding planning, right through until you are married.
Located on the ground floor of the main house, the Whitley Suite is sits in the centre of this historic country house hotel. Up to 100 wedding guests can enjoy your tying the knot surrounded by classically restored wood panelled walls and original stone encased leaded windows. The fireplace at the centre, along with ambient light through the windows, give this room its unique character, which can be moulded to your taste of décor, providing an personalised tough to your dream wedding. Whether a meal for a small party or a grand banquet, this room can be converted to cater for all kinds of wedding breakfasts. The natural daylight streaming in from the doors leading directly to the grounds, this room is also great for photography.
Planning a more intimate and small wedding celebration? Not a room to suit? Look no further than the Park Suite. Named after the man responsible for its building, William Parker, this room is a testament to the history of the hall – the original Yorkshire stone wall is engraved with the date of the construction and runs the length of the room. Outside is a private heated terrace with its own lake and pier, and even including a small band stand where you can get a few classic photographs if you so wish. The room itself can provide civil ceremonies for up to 60 guests
Legend has it that Mary Queen of Scots stayed in the Picture and Wordsworth rooms while being held at Sheffield Castle. The original sash windows provide stunning views of the extensive gardens and the main courtyard. The ceiling of the Picture room was also apparently commissioned by St Mary. These elegant rooms are intended for very small weddings, accommodating up to 20 people. Following the ceremony, you and your wedding guests can dine at the stylish banqueting table, with the stunning backdrop of this historic and beautiful 16th century wedding venue.