Manor by the Lake Wedding Photography

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Are you looking for a photographer to cover your wedding at Manor by the Lake?

As Manor by the Lake 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 Manor by the Lake

Manor by the Lake, situated in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, stands as an idyllic wedding venue, enveloped in lush greenery and charmed with Victorian-era elegance. The Manor offers a versatile selection of function rooms, including the stately Ballroom, the intimate Lyderick, and the airy West Wing, each reflecting a unique ambience and sophistication for accommodating guest lists of varying sizes. Wedding ceremonies often unfold in the enchanting Italian Gardens, which provide a serene, open-air setting, or the vibrant, stained-glass backdrop of the Rock Bar. Distinguished features of the Manor include an original, quirky Love Seat, a hidden Rock Bar, and secluded spots around the scenic seven-acre estate, perfect for photographic opportunities. Accommodation needs are seamlessly met by twelve opulent bedrooms in the Manor house and a charming cottage within the Manor estates. Facilities for guests extend to exquisite, hand-crafted menus, and round-the-clock service from a dedicated team. Manor by the Lake’s commitment to exclusive hire also assures couples of bespoke, undisturbed celebrations of their special day. Thus, with its striking balance of grandeur and intimacy, Manor by the Lake champions as a top-tier wedding destination.

How To Find Manor by the Lake

Manor by the Lake is a picturesque wedding venue gracefully nestled in the heart of the regency town of Cheltenham, within the renowned beauty of Gloucestershire, England. This magnificent Victorian manor is conveniently situated on Hatherley Lane, surrounded by seven acres of enchanting, award-winning gardens and a private lake, providing a romantic backdrop for nuptials. Its prime location affords patrons easy access, being just a few minutes drive from Cheltenham city centre and key transport links, including Cheltenham Spa railway station, and just a short trip from the M5 motorway, making it an accessible haven for lovebirds to exchange their vows.

The History of Manor by the Lake

Established in the heart of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, Manor by the Lake carries a rich history as a prestigious wedding venue. The iconic property was built in 1854 by Thomas Henry Workman, a significant figure in Cheltenham’s history. Serving originally as a private residence, the Manor underwent several ownership changes and renovations over the years. Intricate Victorian architecture is prevalent throughout the estate, symbolizing the era’s grandeur. However, it wasn’t until the early 21st century that it started serving as a wedding venue. As a Grade-II listed building, Manor by the Lake combines historical charm with modern luxury, offering seven acres of enchanting gardens, private lakes, and exquisite interiors for wedding ceremonies and celebrations. Today, it is treasured as one of Cheltenham’s most attractive locations for wedding events, acknowledged for its remarkable heritage and architectural beauty. Its history is key to its charm, attracting couples looking for a blend of both elegance and history in a wedding venue. Manor by the Lake has become a quintessential part of Cheltenham’s history, painting a vivid tale of love and celebration within its historic walls.

About Cheltenham

Cheltenham, often known as The Festival Town, is an attractive English market town located in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. Renowned for its regency architecture, Cheltenham is situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This makes it a popular destination for tourists and nature enthusiasts. The town is perhaps best known for hosting the prestigious Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival, attracting visitors and horse racing enthusiasts from all over the world every March. Cheltenham also boasts a rich cultural scene, with numerous galleries, theatres, and museums, along with hosting major literary and music festivals. educational institutes in this town are noteworthy, offering a high standard of education. The town offers a vibrant shopping experience with a combination of well-known high-street stores, unique boutiques, and antique shops. Gastronomy is exceptional with an abundance of cafés, restaurants, and pubs serving local and international cuisines.

Client Testimonials

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should we book you as our photographer at Manor by the Lake?

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 Manor by the Lake 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 Manor by the Lake 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 Manor by the Lake Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with us on our contact page.