Wedding at Norton Grounds

Cat and George brought their family and friends together from across the world to this quintessential English wedding venue. They celebrated one another, said their vows in a stunning Cotswolds Church and partied until the small hours. They asked me to capture their event for them and this is their story.

Weddings at Norton Grounds: A Gem at the Heart of England

Nestled within the idyllic North Cotswolds, Norton grounds offers you a wedding venue that’s the epitome of timeless charm. A Norton Grounds wedding isn’t just an event; it’s a love story unfurling against a backdrop of rolling countryside and historic beauty. The history of Norton Grounds is not just etched in its 120-acre land but in the very stones of its barns and the branches of its age-old trees. As you step onto this estate, you’re enveloped in the Valender family’s legacy — three generations fostering a haven where love has always felt right at home.

The fantastic Anna and team at Golden Pineapple are the in-house planners at Norton Grounds. They really ensured that Cat and George’s event went along perfectly. I am lucky enough to be a recommended videographer at Norton Grounds and can’t recommend Golden Pineapple enough for there expertise in stunning wedding event planning.

Norton Grounds: Luxury wedding venue in the Cotswolds

Cat and George travelled from the London to celebrate their stunning wedding day in the heart of the Cotswolds. Their ceremony was held in the extraordinary 13 Century Church of St James in nearby Chipping Camden. Later, they took advantage of the gorgeous English summer for cocktails and canapes on Norton Grounds Terrace. Ellie Francis from Ellie Francis Flowers is an incredible talent that created a beautiful setting with her floral art across the entire venue. Being a recommended supplier and Norton Grounds Wedding Videographer means I am lucky enough to work there quite often throughout the season. I know where the light is best throughout the day which makes it ideal for couple’s portrait sessions. George drove to and from their ceremony in a vintage Porsche and gave me the opportunity to capture some amazing shots of them enjoying a car ride together. The afternoon and evening ensured a brilliant party with fantastic music and singers that brought the party vibes during dinner and beyond.

Bridal Prep at Norton Grounds

Cat arrived at Norton Grounds with her bridal party the evening before their event and stayed in one of the many beautifully restored Cotswolds buildings onsite. As a wedding videographer at Norton Grounds, I am always looking to shoot with as much natural light as possible. Norton Grounds has that in abundance with large windows allowing natural light to fill Groves Barn. Cat wore a dress by the incredible Caroline Castigliano. Aided by the wonderful Harriet at HC Brides for her hair and makeup, Cat looked effortlessly elegant.

George and his groomsmen, also getting ready on site at Norton Grounds, looked incredibly suave in their black tie. Grooms prep at Norton Grounds is made incredibly easier with extensive bifold doors down the entire length of the accommodation allowing for epic shots of the gentleman getting ready.

Intimate ceremonies at St James Church, Chipping Camden

Cat and George’s special day began with a romantic ceremony in the epic St James’ Church, Chipping Camden. The Anglican Church of St James was built in the 15th century incorporating an earlier Norman Church which dates back to 1180. Watching Cat walk down the aisle with her father was a sight to behold as they were back dropped by the churches 119-foot tower.

Surrounded by stunning blossom trees in the courtyard, Cat and George made their way through a shower of confetti back to their vintage Porsche. They drove through the picturesque streets of Chipping Camden and back to Norton Grounds for their private reception.

Reception at Norton Grounds

Their guests arrived back at Norton Grounds to enjoy canapes and a drinks reception on the lawn. In front of the beautiful Farmhouse, guests relax surrounded by careful presented gardens, shaded by mature willow trees.

While guests were treated to an amazing wedding breakfast, I took Cat and George for their couple shoot, taking full advantage of the stunning grounds. The entertainment was in full swing during dinner with guests and our couple dancing their way through the meal.

As the sun began to set on their day, we ventured out once more for more softly lit couples’ portraits. Allowing Cat and George a short escape form the crowds to reconnect with one another on their highly anticipated and well-crafted event.

I will always remember Cat and Georges’ event as one that was so much fun to capture. Norton Grounds was the perfect location for them as a couple and I will always enjoy being a Norton Grounds Wedding Videographer.

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Venue: @nortongrounds
Planner: @goldenpineapple1
Videographer: @rolling.film
Photographer: @joshua_gooding
Dress: @carolinecastigliano
MUA and Hair: @hcbrides
Floristry: @elliefrancisflowers
Catering: @a2zestevents
Bar: @wateringhole_eventbars

Wedding Videography at Norton Grounds in the Cotswolds

Are you getting married at Norton Grounds or another luxury venue in the Cotswolds? I would love to be your wedding videographer in the Cotswolds. Being based in the Cotswolds means I am lucky enough to shoot in the best venues in the UK and abroad. If you would like a beautiful wedding film like Cat and Georges’ then reach out today and let’s discuss working together for your event.

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