Katherine and Dominic’s Goodwood House wedding was a truly sophisticated and stylish day filled with emotion. Goodwood always lends a note of sophistication to weddings, but this was exceptional from beginning to end.
- The bride wore a Lusan Mandongus dress & Manolo Blahnik shoes.
- Wedding ceremony was at Goodwood House.
- Drinks reception on the lawns in front of the house.
- The groom hired a Spitfire for a flyover, during the drinks.
- A luxurious wedding breakfast in the beautiful dining room.
- They explored the estate in a golf buggy for their photographs.
- They danced the night away in style.
- A beautiful day, from beginning to end.
Goodwood House Wedding
Goodwood House is a such a special venue for a wedding. It’s been the backdrop to many of our portfolio weddings. The sweeping drive is just magnificent. The entire estate is steeped in history, having been home to the Dukes of Richmond for over 300 years. It was wonderful to witness Dominic and Katherine making their very own history in such an historic location.
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Getting Ready at Goodwood Hotel
They invited us along to capture the story of their whole day, from start to finish, so the coverage commences with the ladies getting ready at the nearby Goodwood Hotel – a popular choice for people having weddings at Goodwood House.
The hotel was a perfect setting for the morning of their special day. Being a documentary wedding photographer, it’s all about blending in with the story and discreetly documenting the moments as they happen. This was made all the more easy, because Katherine surrounded herself with a lovely, welcoming group of her closest friends and family, and her adorable flower girls had a delightful time running around the hotel room – distracting everyone from any nervousness!
We then moved onto Goodwood House where we met the lovely Dominic, who was ensuring everyone was greeted warmly and well taken care of, while he eagerly and nervously awaited the arrival of Katherine.
Katherine looked stunning, wearing the most spectacular Lusan Mandongus dress, paired beautifully with a stunning pair of blue Manolo Blahnik shoes.
Prior to their wedding Dominic had let us into a secret that he had planned – he had gone to great lengths to ensure a truly ‘wow!’ moment during their drinks reception, by organising a Spitfire fly over. So, In the afternoon after sampling all the delicious hors d’œuvres and champagne – all the guests were led outside onto the lawns for the private air display – an incredibly special wedding gift, I think you’ll agree!
It’s stereotypically English to talk about the weather – but it was such a treat that the sun was shining on Sussex throughout the day and offered us the opportunity to go exploring the glorious grounds surrounding Goodwood House for some stylish couple photographs in some of the most stunning autumn light we’ve ever seen. There’s nothing quite like Sussex weddings when the sun is shining! It’s one of the most gorgeous places in England, and the sun just makes it all the more magical.
We’re immensely grateful to Katherine and Dominic for including us in their Goodwood House Wedding and having us to photograph them and their friends!
Goodwood House Wedding Venue
Goodwood House is a historic estate located in West Sussex, England, that has been owned by the Dukes of Richmond for over 300 years. The house was originally built in the early 17th century and has been expanded and renovated over the years to its present state. The estate played an important role in both World War I and II, serving as a hospital and training center for soldiers. Today, Goodwood House is known for its stunning architecture and extensive art collection, including works by Van Dyck, Stubbs, and Reynolds. The estate is also home to the ever popular Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival, two of the most prestigious events in the motorsports world. The history and beauty of Goodwood House make it a must-see destination for anyone interested in English history and culture. We love to get back to The Goodwood Estate as regularly as we can and love nothing move than a Goodwood House Wedding.
Looking for a Documentary Wedding Photographer?
If you’re looking for a photographer to capture your Goodwood House Wedding, do get in touch. We accept a strictly limited number of weddings each year to ensure each gets my undivided attention and energy. We also cover weddings all across Sussex and the entire UK.