Church Weddings in Yorkshire
I’ve had the pleasure of photographing at many wedding venues in Yorkshire and the UK. I’ve also had the opportunity to photograph at some of the most beautiful churches. In this page I’m sharing some of the church weddings I’ve photographed, along with the history surrounding the buildings.
All Saints Church Pontefract
Contact: 01977 600230
Website: All Saints Church
Address: All Saints Parish Church, South Baileygate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2JL
All Saints Church Pontefract is a stunning church that has stood the test of time. It has been a place of worship since c.1300AD and survived through war and social upheavals. Through re-building, it has become a church inside a church. It is full of history and a beautiful setting for a religious wedding ceremony.
Bolsover Parish Church
Contact: 01246 824888
Website:St Mary & St Laurence
Address: St Mary & St Laurence Church, Church Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6HB
Bolsover Parish Church is dedicated to Saint Mary (mother of Jesus) and to Saint Laurence. It is a grade two listed building, and although it has been damaged twice through fire, it has kept some of its original architecture. The organ was installed in 1962, and is one of my favourite features of this building.
Close to the church there is free parking, and it is easily accessible for all.
Christ Church, Ardsley
Contact: 01226 950643
Address: Christ Church, Doncaster Road, Ardsley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 5EF
Christ Church in Ardsley is a lovely church just off the main road. It has well kept grounds perfect for gathering family and friends. Inside the church has two levels allowing for a large congregation. There is a stained glass window above the altar, but one of the best features of this church has to be the Reverend Fiona. She brings a bright and warming feel to every ceremony.
Felkirk St Peter
Contact:01226 723029 / 01226 719553
Website:Felkirk St Peter’s Church
Address: Felkirk St Peter’s Church, Church Lane, Felkirk, Shafton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S72 9DH
St Peter’s Church in Felkirk is a beautiful church dating from the 12th century. Alongside their regular services, St Peter’s also offers a activities in their school room. The school room can be hired for events, and includes use of their kitchen. There is plenty of parking available close by, and the grounds are perfect for photographs.
Parish of All Saints Aston
Contact: 07934 101538
Website:All Saints Church Aston
Address: All Saints Church, Church Lane, Aston, South Yorkshire, S26 2AX
All Saints Aston is the oldest building in Aston. It is an early medieval church with a beautiful Victorian stained glass window behind the altar. It is a relatively small church, seating around 120 people. Every piece in the church is from a different point in history, but it all seems to work together as though it was always meant to be that way.
St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church
Contact: 0114 2678289
Website: St Andrew’s Church
Address: St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church, 31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8YL
St Andrews is a stunning church on Psalter Lane Sheffield. They are a joint Anglican/Methodist partnership, with services each Sunday at 10:30. The church was formed in 1998 with the coming together of two Sheffield Churches. The Church we see today was built between 2002- 2003. It was designed by Peter Wright and gives a calm, flexible, comfortable and inspiring interior.
It offers a small car park outside the main entrance. The steps up to the front of the church give it a grand appearance, but there is also an accessible ramp to the left hand side.
St Edward’s Church Barnsley
Contact: 01226 299091
Website: St Edward’s Church
Address: St Edward’s Church, Racecommon Road, Kingstone, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6JY
In 1902, St Edward the Confessor Church was built on Racecommon Road, Barnsley. It was built in a neo-gothic style, with archways framing its prominent glass window. It can seat up to 400 people in total, ideal for a large congregation, and is a grade 2 listed building. Although it sits on the corner of two busy roads, inside the walls of the church grounds the traffic is forgotten. They’re beautifully kept, and an ideal spot for your photographs.
St John the Baptist Church, Adwick Upon Dearne
Contact: 01709 898538
Website: St John the Baptist
Address: St John the Baptist Church, Adwick-upon-Dearne, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 0NE
St John the Baptist church in Adwick-upon-Dearne is a simple but beautiful building. The Bellcote is Norman, which is rare to see in Britain. It’s smaller size makes it perfect for an intimate service. It doesn’t have a tower, and inside there is just one aisle. This all adds to the understated feel of this village church.
St Paul’s Parish Church, Monk Bretton
Contact: 01226 219353
Website:St Paul’s Church
Address: St. Paul the Apostle, Burton Road, Monk Bretton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 2HQ
Monk Bretton didn’t have a church until 1838, despite the nearby Priory forming a Christian community. It was Sir George Wombwell who donated the site of St Peter’s church, allowing it to be built. In 1878 the original church was replaced by the building that stands today. With its Victorian spire and pre-war artwork it is a beautiful place to visit.
St Thomas’ Church, Gawber
Contact: 07478 654444
Website: St Thomas’ Church
Address: St. Thomas’ Church, 89 Church Street, Gawber, Barnsley, S75 2RL
St Thomas’s Church in Gawber was originally built in 1848. The church yard is paved and filled with flowers and trees. To get to the main section of the yard, there’s a beautiful archway covered in roses. It’s a simple structure, but looks incredibly romantic. Inside there are traditional pews and an altar, but it is very open. At the altar there are no pillars or objects obstructing the view of the wedding ceremony.
St Thomas & St James Church Worsbrough
Contact: 01226 286505
Website:St Thomas Church
Address: St. Thomas Church, Bank End Road, Worsbrough Dale, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 4AF
St Thomas & St James church in Worsbrough sits on top of the hill enjoying views across the village. It is surrounded by trees and grassed areas, with a stone path leading to the main door. The church was built in 1859, and has stained glass windows in almost every pane. The stone pillars and ornately decorated lectern add to the grandeur of this building. There are regular Sunday services, including a separate family service that engages the youngest members of the congregation.
Parking at St Thomas & St James church is on street, and can get quite busy.
Wath Parish Church
Contact:Rev. John Parker 01709 872788
Curate: Charles Burton 07803 219746
Website:Wath Parish Church
Address: All Saints Parish Church, Church Street, Wath Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, S63 7RD
All Saints Parish Church was built over 1000 years ago, and has been helping the community seek help, worship, pray and giving support ever since. Its name appears in the Doomsday Book, although the exact date of it being built is unknown. There is a car park just a minutes’ walk away from the main entrance, and the church itself is fully accessible. It’s a stunning venue for a religious wedding ceremony.
Contact:(For Weddings) 01226 740221
(General Contact) 01226 744084
Address: Holy Trinity Church, Church Drive, Wentworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S62 7TW
Wentworth Church is found tucked away off the main path in Wentworth. It is a beautiful building with stunning outside spaces. There is ample car parking both on the lane up to church and in Wentworth car park. The main Sunday service takes place at 10:45 each week with special services throughout the year. The church is also open during daylight hours for visitors to privately worship or take in the history of the building.