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Snowdonia Wedding & Elopement Photographer

Snowdonia Wedding & Elopement Photography

Couples that book me are usually quite adventurous, laid back, and super outdoorsy. They want a really relaxed wedding or elopement photographer and love rustic, unconventional, and also super scenic wedding venues, especially in North Wales, the Lake District, or Yorkshire.

bride and groom walking on a path overlooking Cadair Idris on their Elopement Wedding day by North Wales Wedding PhotographerDo you love adventure? Are you currently planning your own wedding or elopement in the mountains around the Ogwen Valley, overlooking Tryfan or anywhere else super scenic in the UK? Or maybe you don’t particularly fancy a huge wedding and are in love with the romanticism of an elopement and are looking to create a day that is a true reflection of just the two of you?

North Wales Wedding and Elopement PhotographerIf you want to create your own epic wedding adventure – head on over to my post about How to elope anywhere in the UK & make sure you check out these 10 perfect honeymoon love shacks in North Wales you’ll never want to leave!

groom holding bride wearing a flower crown and Wellington boots twirling on Barmouth Beach by North Wales Wedding Photographer

I offer adventurous wedding & elopement photography that tells your very own story. I cover Betws-y-Coed, Llanberis, Llanrwst, Dolgellau, Bala & beyond so do get in touch if you’re looking for artistic portraits paired with unique storytelling moments in natural, romantic wedding photographs.

Natural & relaxed photography style – perfect for Welsh Elopements and capturing those wild dramatic landscapes deeply steeped in history and all that breathtaking scenery!

Are you considering an elopement in Snowdonia? 

Read everything you need to know to plan your very own dream elopement in one of the UK’s most ruggedly charming and last remaining true wildernesses.



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bride and groom walking towards Llyn Gwynant by Snowdonia Wedding Photographer

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 get you booked in!

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Organising a wedding or elopement and picking your wedding photographer is super exciting!

Once you hit that send email button I’ll try my very best to get back to your super excited self within 24hrs.

* please note that eloping isn’t (yet!) legal in Wales. Although we’re working on having this changed, you currently still need to do your legal bit first. So worth it though!!

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I photograph weddings & elopements in the local area and further afield, throughout Snowdonia and the whole of the UK.

North Wales Wedding & Elopement Photographer

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.