Amazing Lake District Elopement Wedding Venue Photographers

COTE HOW RECOMMENDED ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHERS
Caroline---Lake-District-wedding-planner

By CAROLINE

Cote How Elopement Wedding Photographers

We have carefully selected a shortlist of recommended elopement wedding photographers to provide a  professional and reliable service. We strongly advise that you only use photographers from this list. To assist you further, we have expanded our usual photography bios, which include some guideline pricing for each photographer to assist you in selecting the best one.

Why are we keeping to such a restricted list for Elopements?
There are many reasons, but primarily these hand-picked photographers are known to us and the venue, and we know the quality of their work, personalities and professionalism. Most importantly, they understand the venue, location and crucial timings for your wedding. 

As elopement weddings are short, finding a photograph to work with you and understand you is essential. The day should not be about the photographer. They should manage to capture those special moments seamlessly and without fuss. Your photographer should ensure that your day flows but work with us to ensure your day is perfectly relaxed. 

Our shortlist (in no particular order) is:
Tiree Dawson
Jenna Carpenter
Simon Hughes
Rachel Joyce
Jo Greenfield
Steve Hillman

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How much time will you need?

Each Elopement Wedding requires different amounts of photography time. Each of our recommended photographers understands the different packages and the timings involved. 
They can quote you for your chosen elope, but as a guide, we have included an hourly “£ from rate” to help you understand the costs involved. Of course, once you have finished your wedding here at Cote How, you are welcome to go elsewhere with or without your photographer if you wish to explore more of this amazing county. For this, you can discuss those individual requirements with your photographer. 
The chart below maps out how much photography time you will need to book as a minimum; this does not include any pre-wedding prep time or time afterwards. 

Runaways

2 Hour Morning Elope

Wedding Couple who just eloped to the Lake District

Minimum 2 Hours of photography required

This is our morning RUNAWAYS elopement wedding. Your photographer will arrive at the same time as you to capture your pre-wedding details, your beautiful intimate wedding ceremony, and your post-ceremony celebrations in and around Cote How, followed by a wander down to the lake shores of Rydal water for some dramatic scenic natural shots.

ADVENTURERS

3 Hour Afternoon Elope

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Minimum 3 Hours of photography required

For couples choosing our 3-hour Lake District ADVENTURERS Elopement Wedding, you will start with photography similar to the RUNAWAYS add on to this an extra hour. You continue through the woodlands to the lake shores, then uphill to Rydal Caves - a further 15 minutes walk - for some more dramatic views against open fell top scenery.

ROMANTICS

4 Hour Afternoon Elope

Romantic Elopement wedding venue

Minimum 2 Hours of photography required

Again we begin similar to the RUNAWAYS, with some lake shore photography then enjoy 2 hours of time and space to enjoy Cote How alone, with your cosy intimate picnic either indoors or out. As all weddings are exclusive, you have the venue to yourselves, so once your photographer departs, you can enjoy your romantic picnic in total privacy.

INDULGERS

Overnight Luxury Elope

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Minimum 3 Hours of photography required

Our INDULGERS is more of a "True elopement" incorporating a luxury getaway with early check in to get ready onsite and includes an overnight stay. You can decide whether 2 hours is enough or whether you fancy a hike up to the caves before returning to Cote How to change and get ready for al luxurious and romantic evening ahead.

Tiree Dawson

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So, you’ve made the brave decision to do what’s best for you – well done – it’s not always an easy option to choose! Whilst big weddings bring excitement, endless entertainment and energy, tiny weddings are often more intimate, relaxed and focussed on the couple. Photographing an elopement requires a calm, sensitive, unobtrusive approach. Those who choose to say “I do” out of the limelight can often be introverted and even genuinely terrified of having their photograph taken. I can advise you on what length of coverage you may need based on your venue and individual requirements and I can promise you that being in front of my camera will be fine – enjoyable even! 

TIREE's Photography Pricing

Runaways

2 Hour Morning Elope

Photography From £480 for 2 hours

ADVENTURERS

3 Hour Afternoon Elope

Photography From £620 for 2 hours

ROMANTICS

4 Hour Afternoon Elope

Tiree Dawson - Romantic Elopement Wedding Photography

Photography From £480 for 2 hours

INDULGERS

Overnight Luxe Elope

Tiree Dawson - Lake District Indulgent Elopement Wedding Photography

Photography From £480 for 2 hours

Read more about Tiree and her amazing Lake District Elopement Wedding Photography on her own website here: 

JENNA CARPENTER

Jenna Carpenter - Elopement-Wedding-Venue-Photographer-for-Cote-How

If I had to pick a favourite venue in the Lake District, it would be Cote How. The combination of the incredible welcome and service Caroline, Steve and their team provide together with the location and style of Cote How makes it my number one. 

The team at Cote How are devoted to providing you with an amazing elopement experience. They go above and beyond to help create your special day. This may be in the form of an elopement in the Lakeland house or just the two of your saying your vows in the rustic barn before embarking on an adventure! 

I absolutely love photographing elopement weddings at Cote How and love working with couples to create a photography package to capture their plans for their day. This could include a hike to the caves in walking boots, a walk through the peaceful woodlands, dipping your toes in Rydal water, or even just enjoying the beauty of Cote How from the gardens. I look forward to each and every wedding at Cote How. If you are considering booking, take a look at some of my past weddings on the links below or get in touch as I’d love to hear from you. 

Jenna Carpenter - Lake District Elopement Wedding Photographer

JENNA's Photography Pricing

Runaways

2 Hour Morning Elope

Jenna Carpenter - Lake District Elopement Wedding Photography

Photography From £325 for 2 hours

ADVENTURERS

3 Hour Afternoon Elope

Photography From £475 for 3 hours

ROMANTICS

4 Hour Afternoon Elope

Elope to the Lake District by Jenna Carpenter

Photography From £325 for 2 hours

INDULGERS

Overnight Luxe Elope

Photography From £325 for 2 hours

Read more about Jenna and her Lake District Elopement Wedding Photography here: 

RACHEL JOYCE

Rachel Joyce - Elopement Lake District Wedding Photographer

It’s always a bit odd writing about yourself but I’m probably the one non-guest at your wedding that you’ll spend the most time is. So it’s worth making sure I’m not a weirdo. Or at least – I’m the right kind of weirdo for you! So let me tell you a little bit more about me. I’m based in the best spot for North West Weddings – right on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, on the borders of  North Yorkshire, Lancashire and the Lake District.  I live with my husband, our offspring and our menagerie of animals. We love adventuring, seaside holidays and getting muddy feet.  

A few fun facts. I have a serious book buying addiction (it’s getting to be an actual problem – we’re running out of shelves). I’m an avid collector of hobbies that I really don’t have time to do. I love house projects (we’ve just taken on a whopper!) and my patient and talented craftsman husband realises all my crazy ideas. I’m a Harry Potter obsessive.  I’m devastated it’s no longer allowed as a topic on Mastermind. There goes my chance of fame.

I love an afternoon nap.  I know all the words to Ice Ice Baby and I have an actual zombie apocalypse plan. I adore being outdoors. 

I never planned on being a wedding photographer (I’m not sure anyone does!) In fact I only picked up a ‘proper’ camera back in 2011 when I was pregnant with my daughter and my hubby was spendy on electronics. And BOOM. I was hooked.  300 or so weddings later and I still pinch myself that this is my real life – actual-people – pay – me to do this – job. It’s smashing. 

One of the best things about my job is the incredible places I get to visit and Cote How is up there with my absolute favourites. I’ve been lucky enough to be on the recommended supplier list for a number of years and I’ve photographed the weddings of lots of lovely couples here – some teeny tiny and some not so much. 

I’ve created some exclusive packages just for Cote How couples. Please get in touch if you’d like to chat more about your day. 

RACHEL's Photography Pricing

Runaways

2 Hour Morning Elope

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The Runaways – 2 hours of coverage – house grounds and lake only – Mornings only £600

ADVENTURERS

3 Hour Afternoon Elope

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The Adventurers – 3 hours of coverage – house grounds and lake then up to the caves – Afternoons only £750

ROMANTICS

4 Hour Afternoon Elope

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The Romantics – 3 hours of coverage – As above, then leave couple here for Picnic/Fondue/cute cake or do 4 hours and do more pics afterwards? – afternoons only £750/1000

INDULGERS

Overnight Luxe Elope

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The indulgers – Everything and an overnight stay – So include prep upstairs and up to caves – 4 hours – afternoons only £1000

Read more about Rachel and her amazing Lake District Elopement Wedding Photography and Films here: 

SIMON HUGHES

Simon Hughes - Wedding Photography Lake Distric

Photographing Lake District elopement or ‘just us’ weddings is incredibly special, such a privilege and so much fun – I love them!

Whether you’d just like a couple of hours photography to unobtrusively capture your Runaways ceremony with a few natural, relaxed portraits afterwards or would like extended coverage to photograph more of your Adventurers, Romantics or Indulgers wedding, I’d love to capture your special day for you to share with family and friends and to relive time and again!

Equally, if you have plans after you leave Cote How and would like some photographs as your explore more of the Lake District – perhaps enjoying a fell walk or taking a cruise on one of the lakes – I can be there as your guide while capturing as much of your day as you’d like!

Of course, there are no hidden extras, you’ll receive all your pictures as full resolution digital images and can choose from a range of optional add-ons including a personalised USB drive, a full colour storybook album and LIVE streaming or video recording of your ceremony. You can find out more on my website at 

simon's Photography Pricing

Runaways

2 Hour Morning Elope

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Photography From £399 for 2 hours Up to 2 hours of photography. Includes: personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images

ADVENTURERS

3 Hour Afternoon Elope

Simon Hughes - Adventure ELopement Wedding Photography Lake District

Photography From £475 for 3 hours. Includes: personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images

ROMANTICS

4 Hour Afternoon Elope

Simon Hughes - Romantic Elopement Wedding Photographer at Cote How

Photography From £475 for up to 3 hours - Includes personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images

INDULGERS

Overnight Luxe Elope

Simon Hughes - Indulgent Elopement Wedding photographer at Cote How Rydal Lake District Cumbria

Photography From £550. Up to 4 hours - Includes personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images

Read more about Simon and his amazing Lake District Elopement Wedding Photography on his own website here: 

Jo Greenfield

Woman sitting bench in beige dress Jo Greenfield - Elopement Wedding Photographer

Hey! I’m Jo, an adventurous, outdoor-loving wedding photographer from Ulverston. I adore my business and love love love weddings of all shapes and sizes, although adventure elopements will always have a special place in my heart. I love the wild landscapes and weirdly, I love the unpredictable weather. 

I’m a qualified PFCO drone pilot, and I also do highlight films. All of which can be found on my website: www.jogreenfield.com 

Pricing for Cote how elopements £250* per hour for photo only, £400* per hour for photo and film combined.  

Extra charges may occur if I’m required to travel to any particular locations outside of Rydal.

Jo's Photography Pricing

Runaways

2 Hour Morning Elope

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Up to 2 hours of photography £500 Includes personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images for photo and film combined prices start from £800 for 2 Hours

ADVENTURERS

3 Hour Afternoon Elope

Adventure-Elopement-Wedding

Up to 3 hours of photography £750 Includes personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images for photo and film combined prices start from £1200 for 3 Hours

ROMANTICS

4 Hour Afternoon Elope

Romantic-Winter-Elopement

Up to 3 hours - Includes personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images For Photo and Film combined prices start from £1200

INDULGERS

Overnight Luxe Elope

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Up to 3 hours - Includes personalised online gallery and downloadable full resolution digital images For Photo and Film combined prices start from £1200

Read more about Jo and her amazing Lake District Elopement Wedding Photography and Films here: 

STEVE HILLMAN

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There’s no doubt about it; Cote How is a stunning venue. The popularity of elopement-style weddings has increased greatly over the past few years and shooting them is something I really enjoy. So, it isn’t any wonder that being on the recommended list for elopement wedding photography at Cote How makes me very proud. I also work well with Caroline, Steve and their team, and understand how important it is to ensure detail and timing match each wedding perfectly. Lots of hard work goes into making the most of Cote How’s natural and chilled-out vibe! In terms of photography, I like to tailor my style of shoot to individual couples. That way, I bring out the best in them and they don’t feel too ‘posed’. One of my favourite things when shooting at Cote How is the opportunity to pull on my walking boots and use the full potential of the landscape. Equally, the rustic and romantic grounds close by the venue allow for some fabulous photography, too. I will always chat with couples before their big day so that we can explore what works best for them. I keep my pricing competitive, and if you would like to know more about any aspect of my work, take a look at my website and social media pages, or get in touch.  

STEVE's Photography Pricing

Runaways

2 Hour Morning Elope

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Runaway Elopement package: Up to two hours of photography, including a USB stick with full resolution, social-media-ready and black-and-white images: From £400

ADVENTURERS

3 Hour Afternoon Elope

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Adventure Elopement package: Up to three hours of photography, including a USB stick with full resolution, social-media-ready and black-and-white images: From £450

ROMANTICS

4 Hour Afternoon Elope

Elopement-Wedding-by-Steve-Hillman

Romantics Elopement package: Up to three hours of photography, including a USB stick with full resolution, social-media-ready and black-and-white images: From £450

INDULGERS

Overnight Luxe Elope

Indulgers-True-Elopement-Wedidng-by-Steve-Hillman

Indulgers Elopement package: Up to four hours of photography, including a USB stick with full resolution, social-media-ready and black-and-white images: From £550

Read more about Steve and his amazing Lake District Elopement Wedding Photography on his own website here: 

Elope to the Lake District by Jenna Carpenter
Elope to the Lake District by Jenna Carpenter

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