Rustic Wedding at Huntsmill Farm in Buckinghamshire
On a late September day when the sun is still warm but low in the sky there can’t be many more charming locations for a rural wedding than Huntsmill Farm.
Set quietly amongst gentle rolling hills in stunning countryside the farm is a short drive from the picturesque town of Buckingham, the newly converted barn is a perfect space for a wedding set not only in a single location but with exclusive access for guess.
It was a gorgeous early Autumn day in September for bride and groom Steph and Ed’s big day. The bride and groom each used one of the on site cottages each for their preparations. These private buildings are available for exclusive use by the guests for every wedding at Huntsmill farm offering a great space to chill out with friends in the morning while enjoying relaxed preparations without having to worry about any travelling or getting to the venue on time. It is only a short hop across the courtyard from here to the ceremony room where Steph and Ed’s guests had gathered for an emotional and celebratory wedding ceremony in the packed out and beautifully renovated barn.
The sun continued to shine as guests poured onto the lawn after the ceremony to enjoy some live jazz music and canapés. The amazing weather continued throughout leaving guests keen to remain outside to enjoy all hazy autumn sunshine. The wonderfully laid back bride & groom enjoyed a stroll with me around the grounds for photos and we captured some really natural portraits using the features of the farm with some great colours and textures available and loads of variety for background.
As the sun began to set the light was a wedding photographer’s dream – soft and golden with the fields stretching way into the distance. For me this is one of the most amazing thing about photography for a wedding at Huntsmill Farm, the golden hour photos opportunities are simply fabulous.
It didn’t take long to capture a couple of shots utilising the amazing light, leaving the couple free to get back to enjoying the day (I never like to keep my couples away from their guest for more than a few minutes).
As everyone regrouped in the barn for the first dance all that remained was for the live band “Season”to play out the night and for the party to get into full swing.
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A Wedding at Huntsmill Farm
“An 18th century stone barn set in the majestic Buckinghamshire countryside”.
This cracking little venue is home to newly converted barn, picturesque grounds and intimate and exclusive feeling courtyard setting. The venue is brim full of character and offers a superb space for a wedding that oozes with rural and rustic charm. With the ceremony, reception and accommodation all in one location, wedding couples and guests can really relax and leave the world behind while enjoying a magical wedding experience without the stress of multiple locations.
Huntsmill Farm is licensed for civil ceremonies, exclusive site hire for the weekend and seven self-catering cottages available for both couples and their wedding guests. It is superbly positioned in the stunning Buckinghamshire countryside within close proximity to the M40 and M1, Huntsmill Farm is both accessible yet private and secluded meaning you can relax and celebrate with ease.
I love shooting weddings here and feel it is a great fit for my relaxed, fun and unobtrusive photography style.
Damien Vickers is a vibrant and colourful wedding photographer shooting non-tradtional weddings for fun couples.