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 Looking for a wedding photographer for your dream wedding at The Manor House in Lindley?


River Xavier is a professional wedding photographer, based in Yorkshire, who has had the pleasure of photographing weddings at the wonderful Manor House wedding venue just outside Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. Easily accessible from the M62 motorway or across the country from all routes, including South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and north Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. The Manor House at Lindley is simply a stunning wedding venue that can suit your every wedding requirement. After producing gorgeous wedding memories for some amazing couples; here are some reasons why your wedding venue choice should definitely include a visit to The Manor House for one of the biggest days of your lives. For your wedding photography; a blend of one-art and documentary, get in touch with River Xavier Photography for simply beautiful, timeless wedding photography. Visit riverxavier.com

Your wedding photography at The Manor House in Lindley, Huddersfield is the perfect experience to create beautiful forever memories

Welcome to the Manor House in Lindley, on the outskirts of Huddersfield; with its large iron gates, stone pillared walls and sweeping drive it is evidently clear we are approaching something special; something extraordinary. Indeed, we are, as the Manor House, Lindley stands out in its current luxurious form. A magnificent architectural delight of grandeur that plays host to a hotel, restaurant and more significantly a rather prestigious and highly recommended wedding venue. As a photographer who has photographed weddings here a number of times, I hear guests commenting that the Manor House is a wedding venue with the 'wow' factor!

The grade II listed Manor House building sits on Lidgett Lane, Lindley; a small suburb to the northwest of Huddersfield which it shares with the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary hospital and a cluster of stone-fronted independent shops. It is thought the name Lindley derived from either the Saxon word meaning ‘flax meadow’ or the Germanic word ‘lind’ which denotes an area of linden (or lime) trees. There seems to be no definitive answer as to where the name originates. Lindley is, however, a desirable market town to live in and visit. Up until 2018, the Manor House was a derelict Georgian mansion and former children’s home. It was not until interior designer and entrepreneur Sara Presley was jogging past that the house was found and its fortunes changed. After her purchase, Presley began the renovation to its present glorious state to the tune of £5.5m. Her interior design skills are apparent when The Manor House was named the best interior design in the North, at the 16th Northern Design Awards. 

Now complete, the Manor House is a luxury hotel and one of the most prestigious and highly recommended wedding venues in Yorkshire. The Manor House consists of 11 bedrooms, two restaurants, three bars (including the Coach House), a roof terrace, a fitness suite and an events space. Light is used to great effect in the building, both aesthetically and functionally due to the large floor-to-ceiling windows. The theme words that describe the venue for weddings are rustic, whimsical, industrial and modern.

The sandstone walls and pillars at the entrance are repeated in the newly designed Manor House. The contemporary building oozes architectural design finesse and style in abundance. Outside this is combined with lush greenery and beautiful flowers throughout the spring, summer and autumn producing exterior wedding photo opportunities aplenty.

Indeed, if you choose the Manor House as your wedding venue, you'll soon see it's the place where industrial design meets the stuff whimsical fairytales are made of. Actually, the Coach House (where wedding ceremonies and breakfasts take place) could easily be the setting for a production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

The design is a blend of styles that merge together with purpose as one moves from one to another. Overall, the design proudly states ‘industrial’ with whispers of ‘cottage’, ‘delicate’, ‘regal’, ‘grandeur’ . . . with natural colours, browns, and textures from natural materials, stone, brick, leather, wood as each is juxtaposed with subtle contrast. Even the artificial light sources are designed to reflect nature and contrast with the style of other materials in the room.

For weddings the Manor House is perfect. Suppose you want contemporary wedding photographs, express style with a blend of humans working in harmony with nature. Then, the Manor House in conjunction with the Coach House is a very accomplished and deserving wedding venue.

To the front of the house, large pillars stand proudly and announce the regal entrance. Offering fantastic opportunities for portrait photos as the couple stand proud of the natural stone background giving warmth to the images. The building with its Georgian design is a natural backdrop for the wedding party to join the couple for another picture opportunity. Standing before the building’s frontage is the geometric-styled garden; of which a water fountain is the main piece that lends itself to another opportunity for fine art portraiture.

The stone pillars give photos a regal yet contemporary appeal at the Manor House.

The sweeping driveway of the Manor House gently rises to the elegant entrance and is a picture-perfect spot for your wedding photographs as the impressive pillars stand by the two of you. River Xavier photography constantly strives to present you with forever wedding moments you didn't realise had happened. 

Taking centre stage as the drive sweeps around is the grand stone water fountain, the perfect prop for your timeless wedding portrait photos. 

A juxtaposition of different luxury materials brings style with substance to your wedding images

Behind the Manor House is The Coach House, a stark textured room that could be home to intimate theatrical plays where the focus is purely on the performers. It is in The Coach House that your wedding ceremony will be held. Besides intimacy, the room is relaxing and adorned with earthy tones which allow the artificial trees to become centrepieces and add a magical, whimsical effect to the marriage ceremony and brings the guests close to the wedding couple to bring a feeling of family, support and love. For the bride, the whimsical feeling can be enhanced further with the choice of theme and personal decor of her dress and accessories. To bring a sense of harmony to the reception through natural adornments, using natural colours and textural information. After the service is complete the ceremony is quickly turned around to become a rather quaint room for the wedding breakfast. The whimsical theme continued.

 

The interior shows a simple style that allows your wedding theme to be the focus. Textured walls continue the whimsical yet industrious feel. The main focus of the ceremony will be you and your wedding. The neutral earthy colours allow simple and elegant decorations to look beautiful for your wedding day at the Manor House. The symmetrical design of the lighting will focus your wedding guests on the centrepiece as the lighting decoration holds a delicate leaf shape to continue with the texture and earthy feel. Once the guests arrive one feels they are in for a classical performance as your beautiful; stylish wedding story unfolds. 

The Coach House bar at the Manor House, Lindley, is a fantastic location for you and your loved one to have a series of exquisite portrait photographs taken. During your wedding breakfast is the perfect time for River Xavier to whisk you back into the bar area to capture and create beautiful photographs that are certain to look amazing in your wedding album. Check your wedding dress as it drapes whilst we put you at ease and gently guide you into the perfect position. In the Coach House, the genuine parquet flooring indicates the attention to detail in the Coach House at the Manor House. This is reflected throughout the building and creates a stunning industrial design style for your wedding portrait photographs.

The Coach House welcomes the bride into the ceremony room and as a documentary wedding photographer, I'll be there to capture the moment your guests see your wedding dress for the first time. The striking moments of emotion as the bride is led down the aisle in the ceremony room at The Manor House. 

The Manor House is your perfect all-day wedding venue.


Looking for a place to tell your wedding story? From the start of your wedding day, you as the bride, realise you're somewhere special. 

Staying in the Manor House hotel's bridal suite brings together an eclectic mix of luxury and urban styles; a continuation in the theme of black painted metal and stained wood. The elegant bride's bedroom is beautiful, and elegant and extends to include a landing with a relaxed seating area as large modern artwork looks down on the bride below as she prepares for a new future. As throughout the rest of the Manor House light enters the landing in abundance.

Under the guidance of Sarah Presley's style makes the Manor House combined with the Coach House a perfect venue for your wedding. The bar in the Coach House announces style through its urban tones. Geometrically shaped mirrors line the main wall above the bar enhancing the illusion of space. The high ceiling and exposed beams and brickwork bring an industrial feel to the geometric shapes of its art deco inspiration. The design of the building brings natural light to the main area. Besides being a great break-out room for guests; this room makes ideal-styled portraits for the bride and groom. Outside of the venue's wall there are also photo opportunities for the bride and groom to seize. These can add to the reportage of images for every wedding couple's album and contrast with the images in and around the venue.

The grandeur of the beautiful Coach House is where the legal ceremony takes place by a legal registrar. As your wedding photographer, I will always be looking for impressive wedding photos at the Manor House. The photograph of the bride arriving for the legal ceremony as she marries makes wonderfully elegant wedding photography and is timeless in black and white.

The genuine parquet flooring indicates the attention to detail in the Coach House at the Manor House. This is reflected throughout the hotel building and creates a stunning industrial design theme and a simple elegant design. 

The staffs at the Manor House are meticulous, friendly and approachable. You'll soon realise your wedding day is about being with those you love. Your guests will help you celebrate the love the two of you have together. As a wedding photographer, I will look for the memories that make your wedding day last forever. The Manor House allows special moments amongst your guests to be forever memories collected for you in your wedding album that will be your very own family heirloom. Choose your own amazing photos for your wedding photography album and relive your wedding memories every time you turn the pages. 

Your Manor House wedding photography experience: relaxed and natural for all of your wedding day.


One of the most amazing features of the Manor House is the bridal suite. As a photographer whom design and art have continually featured throughout my life, as a student, through my teaching career and now more important as a working professional wedding photographer. The conception of the amazing bridal suite is just an amazing space for your wedding preparation as so many photography opportunities exist. The design and style of the bridal suite is perfect for my style of photography as a documentary wedding photographer I'll you and your bridesmaids getting ready is a feature of your narrative. As you get ready, you'll no doubt look in the mirror and dream of your perfect day ahead. This is my opportunity to document those thoughts and to use the colours, textures and light to create beautiful pictures of you that will amaze you forever. 

 As your wedding photographer, I will always be looking for impressive wedding photos at the Manor House. The photograph of the bride arriving for the legal ceremony as she marries makes wonderfully elegant wedding photography and is timeless in black and white. The Manor House allows special moments amongst your guests to be forever memories collected for you in your wedding album that will be your very own family heirloom. Choose your own amazing photos for your wedding photography album and relive your wedding memories every time you turn the pages. 

The grandeur of the Manor House is also seen during the wedding reception as your room is decorated to your style. This is always in keeping with the natural theme and looks stunningly beautiful with green foliage and white flowers. The staffs here are brilliant, friendly and efficient in their work to the highest standards.

One of the most amazing features of the Manor House is the bridal suite. As a photographer whom design and art have continually featured throughout my life, as a student, through my teaching career and now more important as a working professional photographer. The conception of the bridal suite is just an amazing space for wedding preparation photography opportunities. As you get ready, you look in the mirror and contemplate the day ahead. This is my opportunity to document those thoughts and to use the colours, textures and light to create beautiful pictures of you. 

Tender moments make exceptional wedding memories as the bride prepares for one of the biggest days of her life, always shared with those you love. The bridal suite at the Manor House combines alluring artwork with ornate decor for the bride and her bridesmaids to prepare themselves for their wedding day by getting ready. Having fun and celebrating the day. As your wedding photographer, I'll join you in the bridal room and present great defining moments of you getting ready as if I was never really there.

 

The grandeur of the Manor House is also seen during the wedding reception as your room is decorated to your style. This is always in keeping with the natural theme and looks stunningly beautiful with green foliage and white flowers. The staffs here are brilliant, friendly and efficient in their work to the highest standards. 

One feature at every wedding at the Manor House is the positioning of the wedding cake. The room has been thoughtfully designed for you to appreciate the style of the interiors. You stylize your wedding cake and the Manor House will style it within your wedding breakfast room for all of your wedding guests to see. It's the simplicity of the Coach House that blends the colours and textures of nature to make every wedding here an elegant occasion. 

 

Looking for a place to tell your wedding story?

Staying in the hotel's bridal suite brings together an eclectic mix of luxury and urban styles, a continuation in the theme of black painted metal and stained wood. The elegant bride's bedroom is beautiful, and elegant and extends to include a landing with a relaxed seating area as large modern artwork looks down on the bride below as she prepares for a new future. As throughout the rest of the Manor House light enters the landing in abundance.

Under the guidance of Sarah Presley's style makes the Manor House combined with the Coach House a perfect venue for your wedding. The bar in the Coach House announces style through its urban tones. Geometrically shaped mirrors line the main wall above the bar enhancing the illusion of space. The high ceiling and exposed beams and brickwork bring an industrial feel to the geometric shapes of its art deco inspiration.  The design of the building brings natural light to the main area. Besides being a great break-out room for guests; this room makes ideal-styled portraits for the bride and groom. Outside of the venue's wall there are also photo opportunities for the bride and groom to seize. These can add to the reportage of images for every wedding couple's album and contrast with the images in and around the venue.

One of the most amazing features of the Manor House is the bridal suite. As a photographer whom design and art have continually featured throughout my life, as a student, through my teaching career and now more important as a working professional photographer. The conception of the bridal suite is just an amazing space for wedding preparation photography opportunities. As you get ready, you look in the mirror and contemplate the day ahead. This is my opportunity to document those thoughts and to use the colours, textures and light to create beautiful pictures of you. 

Capture and create defining moments at the Manor House that will be with you forever.


Incredible moments at The Manor House are documented through creative photography and offer you a documentary of your wedding day. River Xavier photography will discuss the moments that matter to you and assure those memories are never forgotten. I will be in position as you invite your father or the special person who will lead you down the aisle and reveal your wedding dress to everyone. Key moments at the Manor House, Lindley, matter and never look better. Get in touch with River Xavier photography for your wedding photography at The Manor House in Lindley in such a beautiful setting.

Relationships always matter on your wedding day. As your wedding photographer, this means a lot to me. It is appreciated when it's recognised, 'Hi River. . . just wanted to say thank you on the 27th - you were great and it felt like you got some awesome shots' - C+C - The Manor House, Lindley, Huddersfield.

The best and most creative wedding photo opportunities arise at moments you'll not realise until your own private online wedding gallery is presented to you. It is then you can cherish the precious moments when you didn't realize you were being photographed. 

Using all the features creates a fabulous collection of wedding moments as we exploit the designer detailing of the Manor House hotel. As you take a moment to recollect your thoughts and enjoy a tender moment together as your wedding photographer, I'll tell you calmly about the most amazing poses. 

Tender moments make exceptional wedding memories as the bride prepares for one of the biggest days of her life, always shared with those you love. The bridal suite at the Manor House combines alluring artwork with ornate decor for the bride and her bridesmaids to prepare themselves for their wedding day, as your wedding photographer, I'll join you and present defining moments of you getting ready. 

Incredible moments at The Manor House are documented through creative photography and offer you a documentary of your wedding day. River Xavier photography will discuss the moments that matter to you and ensure those memories are never forgotten. I will be in position as you invite your father or the special person who will lead you down the aisle and reveal your wedding dress. Key moments at the Manor House, Lindley, matter and never look better. Get in touch with River Xavier photography for your wedding photography at The Manor House in Lindley. 

At the Manor House, all the key moments are documented. Due to the incredible interior catching amazing memories make beautiful pictures for you to remember forever, The Coach House is an amazing backdrop and beautiful setting for your wedding day, as buttonhole flowers are pinned onto the groomsmen. 

The best and most creative wedding photo opportunities arise at moments you'll not realise until your own private online wedding gallery is presented to you. It is then you can cherish the precious moments when you didn't realize you were being photographed. 

Before your wedding day, we will chat about your day and coordinate times so you have amazing pictures for your wedding album, and also time to enjoy your wedding day. We'll plan photo opportunities that create stunning pictures around the grounds of the Manor House for you to forever look back upon. 

 

Using all the features creates a fabulous collection of wedding moments as we exploit the designer detailing of the Manor House hotel. As you take a moment to recollect your thoughts and enjoy a tender moment together as your wedding photographer, I'll tell you calmly about the most amazing poses. 

Nearby, in Lindley, we'll take a short walk to gather more memories as the scenery belies the style and theme of the Manor House wedding venue.

Before your wedding day, we will chat about your day and coordinate times so you have amazing pictures for your wedding album, and also time to enjoy your wedding day. We'll plan photo opportunities that create stunning pictures around the grounds of the Manor House for you to forever look back upon. 

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All the way to the end of the proceedings River Xavier Photography will be there to provide precious wedding memoirs, including your first dance together. The music of your first dance together as a married couple will be replayed a million times but the picture opportunities are once-in-a-lifetime instances.

River Xavier Photography is available for wedding photography at The Manor House in Lindley. Get in touch for availability. I'd love to chat and hear about your special wedding plans.

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