Faenol Fawr Country House Wedding

Faenol Fawr Country House Wedding

A beautiful wedding day at Faenol Fawr Country House for Hannah & Sam. Hidden away amongst some of the most glorious countryside in Conwy, you'll reach this beautiful country house wedding venue in Wales via an idyllic tree lined driveway, close to the Glan Clwyd...

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Small home wedding in Cefn-y-bedd

Small home wedding in Cefn-y-bedd

If recent times have shown us anything, it's that small weddings are hugely growing in popularity and this small home wedding at Cefn-y-bedd highlights why! Many couples want to surround themselves with just their closest loved ones and want to focus on creating a...

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Engagement Photoshoot in Wales

Engagement Photoshoot in Wales

Why engagement photos? An engagement photoshoot in Wales is perfect for documenting the love you have for each other & your level of excitement ahead of your wedding day! It's also a great opportunity to have fun with your wedding photographer! And to get to know...

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Engagement session close to the Mawddach Estuary

Engagement session close to the Mawddach Estuary

Engagement sessions in Wales are a brilliant way to spend a couple of hours together while marvelling at some glorious scenery in Snowdonia. Jacob & Beth's fun engagement session close to the Mawddach Estuary actually came as a bit of a shock to the lovely Beth as...

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How to plan a simple wedding quickly in the UK

How to plan a simple wedding quickly in the UK

Wanting to marry quickly and simply but not sure how? Don't want to wait any longer but still have a beautiful micro wedding anywhere in the UK? Here's how to plan a simple wedding quickly in the UK. Table of contents1. What's the quickest way to get married in the...

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Fun couple session in the snow

Fun couple session in the snow

Imagine heading to Mynydd Graig Goch in the snow for your couple photography session - just HOW much fun would that be!? Filling your lungs with fresh air on a gentle stroll up a Welsh mountain peak while enjoying the frost and snow - is there anything more magical...

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Romantic lesbian elopement wedding

Romantic lesbian elopement wedding

A same-sex wedding in one of the UK's last remaining true wildernesses - what could be more romantic than a dreamy lesbian elopement wedding in Snowdonia, right!? Faced with having to change their original wedding plans due to Covid, Carly & Paige decided they...

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Beautiful post-wedding photography around Bala

Beautiful post-wedding photography around Bala

Bala Wedding Photographer If you want a pretty location for beautiful post-wedding photography, the area around Bala is perfect! You can find Bala, the location for this beautiful post-wedding session, in the historic county of Merionethshire, at the north end of Bala...

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The ultimate Snowdonia Elopement Guide

The ultimate Snowdonia Elopement Guide

Table of contentsWhy elope to Snowdonia?5 good reasons why you should elope to Snowdonia1. You want a mini adventure!2. You don't care about the weather3. You want epic scenery4. You want a mindful & stress-free wedding experience in Wales5. You just want a...

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Surprise proposal in Dolgellau

Surprise proposal in Dolgellau

Let's just say that conditions for this super romantic surprise proposal in Dolgellau were a tad on the wet & misty side. All week we'd been keeping a close eye on the forecast but on my drive up to this stunning lakeside location I knew that it was going to be a...

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Romantic surprise proposal in the mountains

Romantic surprise proposal in the mountains

Engagement Photo Session in Snowdonia Beth thought she'd won an adventure couple photography session in Snowdonia. What she didn't know - Jacob had plans to turn the session into a romantic surprise proposal in the mountains! Snowdonia wedding proposal photography To...

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Small wedding at Pistyll Rhaeadr

Small wedding at Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr Wedding Venue If you are looking for a truly magical small wedding venue in Wales - there's no place more enchanting than the waterfall at Pistyll Rhaeadr. At 240ft (80m) high, you can find Britains tallest single-drop waterfall on Waterfall Lane in...

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Post-wedding adventure by a glacier lake

Post-wedding adventure by a glacier lake

Post-wedding adventure photography by a glacier lake It was pretty obvious just how much love and affection Ellie & Lauren have for each other right from the very moment I met the lesbian brides for their post-wedding photography adventure by a glacier lake....

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Beautiful maternity photography in Snowdonia

Beautiful maternity photography in Snowdonia

Maternity photography in Wales If you love the great outdoors and want to incorporate beautiful Snowdonia scenery in your maternity photography - this one's for you! Roberta & Rytis are originally from Lithuania and now live & work in Buckinghamshire. They...

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Surprise proposal on top of Snowdon

Surprise proposal on top of Snowdon

For this super romantic surprise proposal on top of Snowdon we started the day quite early and walked up the UKs busiest mountain on one of the main paths. I'd asked my mate Mandy if she fancied coming along to keep me company and used Ajay & Caizers (my cheeky...

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Elopement style wedding at Llandudno Town Hall

Elopement style wedding at Llandudno Town Hall

Due to get married at the stunning Talhenbont Hall in April, Vicki & Stephen - like so many other Covid couples - had to abandon their original plan and ended up with an elopement style wedding at Llandudno Town Hall. The sun shone when I caught up with the couple...

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Steffan & Becki’s Snowdonia Elopement

Steffan & Becki’s Snowdonia Elopement

Snowdonia Elopement Photographer For Steffan & Becki's Snowdonia Elopement things got off to a bit of vague start really. They'd literally only started hatching a plan while sending me their enquiry. If previous experience has taught me anything it's that - as far...

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Snowdon Couple Photography

Snowdon Couple Photography

One of the absolute best things about being a wedding photographer in Snowdonia is that when there are no weddings to photograph (thanks, Covid!) there are endless opportunities to indulge in Snowdon Couple Photography! Snowdonia National Park is, without doubt, one...

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Secret proposal in Wales

Secret proposal in Wales

Are you thinking about planning a super exciting proposal but have no idea where to start? If you're considering a secret outdoor proposal (maybe on a beach?) in Wales - I'm happy to help! As an authentic wedding photographer based in North Wales with a storytelling...

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5 top tips for planning a tipi wedding in Wales

5 top tips for planning a tipi wedding in Wales

What exactly is a tipi wedding? A tipi can give you the freedom to create the wedding you've always dreamt of and is probably easier to arrange than you might think so to give you a little bit of a head start I have thought about what would be my 5 top tips for...

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Gwydir Castle Wedding Photography

Gwydir Castle Wedding Photography

If you're looking for a historic and romantic venue in North Wales with endless opportunities for gorgeous wedding photography - they don't come any better than Gwydir Castle! It is a beautiful Tudor mansion sensitively restored and rescued from ruin by its owners....

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Outdoor wedding photography near Nant Gwynant

Outdoor wedding photography near Nant Gwynant

Wedding Photographer in North Wales If you're looking for a wedding photographer's dream spot for outdoor wedding or elopement photography in North Wales - the beautiful valley near Nant Gwynant to the side of Snowdon is it! Dream spot for outdoor wedding photography...

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Garden wedding photography at Highfield Hall Northop

Garden wedding photography at Highfield Hall Northop

North Wales Wedding Photographer If you love outdoor weddings - at Highfield Hall Northop they have the perfect set-up for stunning garden wedding photography in North Wales! This exclusive Welsh Wedding Venue has everything Wedding Photographers in Wales dream about...

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Pentre Mawr Country House Wedding Photography

Pentre Mawr Country House Wedding Photography

North Wales Wedding Photographer at Pentre Mawr Country House If you find yourself dreaming about a dog-friendly wedding venue that has African Safari lodges, suites with hot tubs, and 200 acres of parkland, woods, and meadows providing the most perfect backdrop for...

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Talhenbont Hall Wedding Photography

Talhenbont Hall Wedding Photography

Wedding Photographer at Talhenbont Hall Choose Talhenbont Hall for your wedding if you have your heart set on a stunning wedding venue on the Llyn Peninsular with gorgeous backdrops for your photography! Located not far from Snowdonia's beautiful mountains, this...

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6 things you need to know about planning a small wedding

6 things you need to know about planning a small wedding

Small wedding inspiration for planning an intimate day The trend for small, more intimate weddings is ever-growing! If you don't fancy an elopement, you may well find yourself googling everything there is to know about planning a small wedding. Below are some of the...

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Alice & Andrew | Snowdonia Elopement

Alice & Andrew | Snowdonia Elopement

What Alice & Andrew had to say about their Snowdonia Elopement. There are a few reasons why we decided to elope. We've already had a big formal wedding in Russia and for our legal UK wedding we just wanted a relaxing day where it was all about us and no one else...

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Spring Wedding at Plas Hafod

Spring Wedding at Plas Hafod

Plas Hafod Wedding Photographer Nestled in 9 acres of landscaped gardens and set in a beautiful elevated spot overlooking the hills of Flintshire, the thought of a spring wedding at Plas Hafod Country House had me excited for weeks. Plas Hafod Country House is a...

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An intimate country club elopement in Ruthin

An intimate country club elopement in Ruthin

Intimate Welsh Country Club Elopement If you're seeking a real wedding adventure, this intimate and romantic country club elopement in Ruthin is an absolute dream come true. I only spent a couple of hours with the couple to document their relaxed Welsh elopement but...

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North Wales Engagement Photography

North Wales Engagement Photography

North Wales Pre Wedding and Engagement Photography As a North Wales Wedding Photographer based in the Clwydian Range I absolutely love North Wales Engagement Photography and taking my couples on a bit of a mini adventure. We certainly have the right scenery for it!...

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Llangollen Engagement Session

Llangollen Engagement Session

A beautiful Llangollen Engagement Session  Encircled by hills and and watched over by the crag of Castell Dinas Brân, Llangollen is the perfect setting for a romantic Llangollen engagement session. Matt & Helena currently live & work in the Great Barrier...

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Llandudno Pier Wedding Photography

Llandudno Pier Wedding Photography

Llandudno Elopement Ian's proposal was lovely and unexpected. They both knew they did not want a traditional wedding and one day, whilst on holiday, they decided eloping to Snowdonia would be so much easier! It made total sense, they wanted a day just for them and in...

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Ian & Magda’s Welsh Elopement

Ian & Magda’s Welsh Elopement

Snowdonia Wedding & Elopement Photography   Why choose an elopement wedding? Maybe you've been together for quite some time now. You know you're meant to be together and you definitely want to get married one of these days. Maybe, like Ian & Magda's...

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Newborough Beach pre-wedding adventure

Newborough Beach pre-wedding adventure

Traeth Llanddwyn engagement photography Anglesey is the perfect choice for a pre-wedding photography adventure and a magical walk on Newborough Beach with a relaxing dip in the sea. Alex & Katie have very fond memories of Anglesey and travelled to their Newborough...

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Max & Sam’s Anglo-American Llyn Gwynant Wedding

Max & Sam’s Anglo-American Llyn Gwynant Wedding

Max & Sam's Anglo-American Llyn Gwynant Wedding The Barns at Llyn Gwynant Campsite was the venue for Max & Sam's Anglo-American Llyn Gwynant Wedding day. The rustic campsite setting overlooking the unspoilt natural beauty of Snowdonia National Park offers...

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Pretty yellow dress on a pre-wedding mini adventure

Pretty yellow dress on a pre-wedding mini adventure

Pretty yellow dress on a pre-wedding mini adventure The area around Llyn Dinas is stunning and perfect for shooting this pretty yellow dress on a pre-wedding mini adventure! We ended up above a small lake in Snowdonia that we have visited in the van numerous times....

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Steve & Claire’s beautiful wedding day in Snowdonia

Steve & Claire’s beautiful wedding day in Snowdonia

A beautiful wedding day in Snowdonia We just couldn't have asked for better weather for a beautiful wedding day in the Welsh mountains! It was super sunny from start to finish. And is there a better way to kick off the day than with a dip in the lake? Which didn't...

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A relaxed wedding day at the Vale Country Club in Ruthin

A relaxed wedding day at the Vale Country Club in Ruthin

A relaxed wedding day at the Vale Country Club in Ruthin A beautiful venue situated in the heart of the Vale of Clwyd - highlights from a relaxed wedding day at The Vale Country Club in  Ruthin. This venue is family run and aims to make your special day as wonderful...

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A beautiful wedding at The Gwenfrewi Project

A beautiful wedding at The Gwenfrewi Project

The Gwenfrewi Project Wedding Photographer A quick search on Google and you discover that The Gwenfrewi Project in Gwytherin is in fact a magnificent decommissioned church in Conwy now owned by the lovely Alison. It's a beautiful historic venue surrounded by stunning...

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Llangollen Wedding Photographer

Llangollen Wedding Photographer

Llangollen Wedding Photography Planning a relaxed wedding ceremony in Llangollen? Are you looking for a relaxed North Wales-based wedding & elopement photographer to document your day in a unique storytelling way? A finalist in the creative wedding photography...

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A romantic wedding at Tyn Dwr Hall

A romantic wedding at Tyn Dwr Hall

Tyn Dwr Hall Wedding Photography Choose Tyn Dwr Hall in Llangollen for a romantic wedding - it's a stunning Grade II listed exclusive North Wales Wedding Venue nestled among ancient woodlands, tucked away in the stunning Welsh countryside, near to the historic town of...

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Barmouth Wedding Photographer

Barmouth Wedding Photographer

Barmouth Wedding PhotographyWedding Photography at the Bae Abermaw Hotel in Barmouth, a great location for small and intimate family weddings in Barmouth. The  hotel is an elegant detached Victorian property and an absolute gem, positioned in a spectacularly beautiful...

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Anglesey Wedding & Elopement Photographer

Anglesey Wedding & Elopement Photographer

Anglesey Wedding & Elopement PhotographyAnglesey is a magical place! Being a wedding & elopement photographer based in North Wales - only an hour's drive away from Anglesey - its super romantic spots like Llanddwyn Island, located at the far end of a pleasant...

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Tower Hill Barns Wedding Photographer

Tower Hill Barns Wedding Photographer

Wedding Photography at Tower Hill Barns If you've got your heart set on scenic wedding photography at a super luxury barn wedding venue located within idyllic grounds in the most glorious North Wales countryside - look no further than Tower Hill Barns in Trevor! With...

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Tyn Dwr Hall Wedding Photographer

Tyn Dwr Hall Wedding Photographer

Wedding Photography at Tyn Dwr Hall I often collaborate with other photographers and am always happy to travel to beautiful venues across the whole of the UK. But I definitely think here in North Wales we have some of the most stunning venues around. So when I heard...

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The Quay Hotel Wedding Photographer in Conwy North Wales

The Quay Hotel Wedding Photographer in Conwy North Wales

Wedding Photography at The Quay Hotel in Conwy North Wales Karl & Nicole chose a total of 3 different venues for their wedding day! After their beautiful ceremony at Gwydir Castle and a picture stop off at Caernarfon Castle we headed back to the Quay Hotel in...

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Vale Country Club Wedding Photographer

Vale Country Club Wedding Photographer

Vale Country Club Wedding Photographer The Vale Country Club in Ruthin is an absolute gem of a Denbigshire wedding venue and I always enjoy being booked as a wedding photographer there. If you are planning on having a rustic and intimate wedding in an Area of...

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Looking for beautiful and natural wedding or elopement photography? Pictures that tell your story? Take a look at my blog posts or follow my work on Instagram or Pinterest, it's updated pretty much daily. And if you like what you see - get in touch and let's start planning your dream day!

Babs Boardwell is a wedding & elopement photographer based in Llangollen, servicing Wales and the surrounding areas. Often provides services for weddings across the whole of the U.K. Specialises in capturing artistic portraits paired with unique storytelling moments to produce natural, romantic wedding photography. The Clwydian Range is home but available for travel across the whole of the U.K.