Canada Lake and Lodge Wedding Photography

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Are you looking for a photographer to cover your wedding at Canada Lake and Lodge?

As Canada Lake and Lodge Wedding Photographers, we’ll be with you every step of the way to ensure that the story of your big day is captured in a relaxed and beautiful way. Two experienced lead photographers will document everything from bridal prep and your ceremony, to speeches and that all-important party where the day’s celebrations come to life! You can rest easy knowing we’ve captured it – no detail goes unnoticed. We’re a hard-working and friendly duo who will help you get the most out of your day and wedding photography. We can organise key moments such as confetti, group shots and sparklers, which means all you have to do is relax and take in every moment. Would you like to capture your day through film, too? No problem, we’ve got that covered and offer an incredible combined photography and videography package. Get in touch to find out more about how we can fit into your day.

About Powder And Pearls

Thanks so much for stopping by! We’re Tracey and Jodie, a wife and wife team with a real passion for creating memories through photo and film. We recently tied the knot ourselves, so we genuinely understand the rollercoaster of emotions you’re experiencing right now. It’s an awesome and sometimes stressful experience, putting together an epic wedding day, but it’s so worth it!

Over the past ten years, we’ve had the privilege of meeting countless beautiful couples, each one unique and special in their own way. YOUR love story is important to you, your family, friends and to us! 

We’re not just about taking pictures and films; we’re about creating an experience – we love what we do and we’ve been told it comes across on the day.

We’ll guide you in creating the most stunning images and films, offering gentle styling tips, creative ideas and suggestions. Don’t worry, nothing will feel forced or awkward – that’s a promise! We cover all types of weddings, from elopements, to huge celebrations at every kind of venue you can think of.

Our most popular combined package means that we have your photography and videography captured with ease, with the two of us working effortlessly together to create stunning images and films. 

If you’re ever in the Yate, North Bristol area, you are so welcome to drop by our office. The kettle’s always on, and we have an endless supply of biscuits. Let’s chat about your exciting wedding plans! If you’re not nearby, we’d love to arrange a call or video meet each other.

We would be honoured if you trusted us to be just a small part of your big day.

We’d love to talk…

Jodie and Tracey xx

Weddings at Canada Lake and Lodge

Located in Cardiff’s enchanting countryside, Canada Lake and Lodge offers an idyllic setting for weddings. This picturesque venue features an elegant lodge nestled on the serene lakeside, providing private drawing rooms for small intimate weddings and grand function rooms for larger receptions, accommodating up to 160 seated guests. The venue also boasts an array of facilities such as bar services, in-house catering, and professional event coordinators to ensure a seamless celebration. Wedding ceremonies can be held either indoors with panoramic views of the water or in the venue’s outdoor gazebos that are set against the backdrop of the tranquil lake and lush greenery. For accommodation, newlyweds and their guests can choose from a variety of cosy chalets or opt for the luxury lakeside lodge, creating a perfect retreat after the festivities. One distinguishing feature of Canada Lake and Lodge is its exclusivity, guaranteeing that your wedding is the only one taking place on the day, thereby providing uninterrupted attention from staff. With its spectacular views and top-notch facilities, Canada Lake and Lodge stands out as a preferred wedding venue choice.

How To Find Canada Lake and Lodge

Canada Lake and Lodge, a distinguished wedding venue, is situated approximately eight miles west of Cardiff, the vibrant capital city of Wales. Tucked away in a tranquil rural setting, this venue is showcased in the charming hamlet of Creigiau, surrounded by enchanting woodlands and the picturesque Canada Lake. Amalgamating an ideal blend of rural serenity and accessibility, it’s merely a 20-minute drive from the bustling city centre, yet secluded enough to offer an intimate and peaceful ambiance. Its location captures the splendour of Welsh landscapes, positioning it as one of the most desirable wedding venues in the vicinity of Cardiff.

The History of Canada Lake and Lodge

Canada Lake and Lodge, situated in Cardiff, United Kingdom, is not only a renowned wedding venue but also an emblem of rich history. This picturesque estate came into existence in 1893 as a reservoir feeding the thriving local cider industry. In 1948, it became a fishing lake, attracting anglers from across the country. The 1990s saw a significant shift in its role as the location was developed into a stunning wedding venue. The original Lodge was extensively renovated and refashioned into a luxurious suite, perfectly positioned to overlook the lake. In 2005, the Lakeside Suite was added, further enriching the facilities available for couples and their guests. Over the years, Canada Lake and Lodge has held on to its charm, offering an intimate, tranquil setting steeped in natural beauty. The history of Canada Lake and Lodge mirrors its resilience and versatility, having transitioned from being an industrial reservoir, to a recreational fishing lake and, eventually, the enchanting wedding location it is today.

About Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, United Kingdom, is located in the southeastern part of the country where the Rivers Taff and Ely converge into the Bristol Channel. Known for its vibrant history dating back to the Roman times, this dynamic city is an intriguing blend of ancient and contemporary elements. Cardiff’s historical footprint includes the Cardiff Castle and the Llandaff Cathedral, which play a significant role in British history, supplemented by modern spectacles like the Wales Millennium Centre and the Cardiff Bay. The town also boasts major sporting venues like the Principality Stadium, home to the Welsh national rugby team, making it a buzzing hub for sports enthusiasts. Additionally, its rich cultural backdrop is evident through countless artistic exhibitions, theatre performances, and music festivals. With an efficient public transport system, diverse culinary scene, bustling nightlife, and serene parks, Cardiff presents an all-encompassing living experience to its residents and visitors alike.

Client Testimonials

Reviews from previous couples on our Facebook page and Google Business listing.

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We are proud to be a recommended supplier at fantastic wedding venues across Cardiff and the South West & South Wales regions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should we book you as our photographer at Canada Lake and Lodge?

As regular visitors to this stunning location, we know all of the best spots for your family and couples photographs and where the sun sets for those romantic “Golden hour” images. With such a wealth of photo backdrops and beautiful scenery, we’ll be spoilt for choice as to where to take your photos. It goes without saying that we have professional liability insurance, the latest camera equipment and software as well as providing full contracts upon booking. Check out our reviews and testimonials too – it’s important to hear the views and opinions of real-life clients. 

How early should I book you to be photographer for my Canada Lake and Lodge wedding?

Congratulations, you’re engaged and have chosen your date and venue. It’s time to secure your booking and to book your wedding photographer. We can be booked up to 2 years in advance, with the average time being a year before the big day. Don’t worry, if you are getting married sooner than that, please send us a message and we can check our diary. We take lots of last-minute wedding bookings – such as off-season or weekday weddings, as these generally have more availability. If you’ve booked a Saturday wedding in June, July or August, it’s important to book as soon as possible – which we’d love to be us! Another great incentive to book early is to guarantee your package price and potentially save you money. Even if your wedding is 2 years away, you will only pay the prices at the time of booking. 

How much does it cost to hire you as our photographer for a Canada Lake and Lodge wedding?

When it comes to ensuring your wedding day has a physical reminder of the emotions, love, laughter, romance and fun, a professional photographer is something you can’t afford to scrimp on. After all, you only get to experience the day once, and it often passes in a magical blur. With a full day of photography, you can experience the day all over again, anytime you please. Take a look at our photography packages for more details.

Get In Touch

If you’re looking for a Canada Lake and Lodge Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with us on our contact page.