Foxtail Barns Wedding Photographer

Foxtail Barns Wedding Photography

Are you looking for a professional photographer to cover your wedding at Foxtail Barns in Staffordshire? Hi, I’m Phil Barrett, and my wedding photography is more than just capturing images; it’s about documenting the essence of your special day. I approach each wedding with a fresh perspective, combining traditional and contemporary styles to capture every detail and emotion. My experience and artistic background enable me to create not just photos but lasting memories that truly reflect the beauty and uniqueness of each couple’s love story. For a deeper insight into my approach to wedding photography and to view my portfolio.

Award Winning Staffordshire Wedding Photographer

I’m Phil Barrett, the person behind PbArtWorks Photography. I started as an illustrator and designer for greeting card companies before shifting towards photography. At PbArtWorks, I blend my design skills with my passion for photography, especially focusing on wedding photography. My style is natural and real, capturing genuine moments. Along with weddings, I enjoy photographing landscapes and everyday life. I’m dedicated to excellence and making people happy through my work. Over the past 10 years, I’ve received several awards and have covered weddings in various regions.

Weddings at Foxtail Barns

Foxtail Barns in Stoke-on-Trent is a premier wedding venue beloved for its distinctive charm and beautiful rural setting. The contemporary barn conversion offers an idyllic venue for couples aiming for a perfect blend of modern luxury and the timeless allure of the great outdoors. The ceremony is held in a large barn filled with natural light from its impressive window walls, and a mesmerising feature fireplace, offering the perfect backdrop for unforgettable wedding vows. The spacious function room, capable of hosting up to 150 guests, incorporates a stylishly decorated reception area for the wedding breakfast, a licensed bar, and evening entertainment facilities. To ensure convenience to outstation guests, Foxtail Barns also provides on-site accommodation. The farm’s lovingly renovated old dairy is now home to nine ensuite bedrooms, offering a blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. Each room is thoughtfully designed and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. In addition, Foxtail Barns features expansive, landscaped outdoor spaces perfect for guest mingling or unforgettable photographic moments. Robustly equipped, Foxtail Barns offers an unmatched venue for couples to celebrate their special day. The team is dedicated to ensuring weddings flow seamlessly, assisting with everything from captivating decor to delicious dining experiences, thereby further cementing Foxtail Barn’s reputation as a top-tier wedding venue in Stoke-on-Trent.

The History of Foxtail Barns

Foxtail Barns is a prestigious wedding venue located in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The venue boasts a rich history dating back several centuries, initially serving as a thriving farmstead before being transformed into a breathtaking wedding venue in the early 21st century. Renowned for its beautiful rustic charm, the team at Foxtail Barns have carefully maintained its original key features including the raw timber beams, the handcrafted stone floor and the expansive, picturesque fields, creating an idyllic setting for nuptial ceremonies. Complementing its endearing history are the modern luxury facilities that the venue offers, from elegant bridal suites to sumptuous catering service. Today, Foxtail Barns can comfortably accommodate up to 160 guests, making it a versatile choice for both intimate gatherings and grand celebrations. Furthermore, the venue is nestled within 30 acres of stunning private land, offering a peaceful haven for couples seeking a tranquil retreat for their special day. As a green, eco-conscious business, Foxtail Barns is striving to achieve carbon neutral status, underlining its commitment towards sustainability. Whether couples are enticed by its rich past, charming aesthetics, or eco-friendly values, Foxtail Barns certainly promises a unique and romantic experience steeped in Staffordshire’s history.

How To Get To Foxtail Barns

Foxtail Barns is a distinctive wedding venue located in the heart of rural Staffordshire, near the bustling city of Stoke-on-Trent. Nestled amidst verdant pastoral landscapes, this venue offers a tranquil escape just a short drive from urban amenities. Specific to its location, it is situated off the A50 motorway, making it easily accessible for daily commuters and guests travelling from afar. Foxtail Barns is positioned near the charming hamlets of Foxt and Dilhorne, offering prospective couples a picturesque setting that perfectly embodies the quintessential English countryside. In spite of its idyllic seclusion, it remains within striking distance of Stoke-on-Trent’s city centre, prime for convenience without surrendering its rustic allure. With the hillside town of Cheadle nearby, Foxtail Barns revels in an enchanting backdrop for any unforgettable matrimonial occasion.

About Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent, often known simply as Stoke, is a vibrant city nestled in Staffordshire, United Kingdom. It gained its city status in 1925, however, its roots stretch back to the 12th century when it was a pivotal coal mining town. Today, Stoke-on-Trent is renowned for its illustrious pottery industry, which earned it the moniker “The Potteries.” This city is the birthplace of iconic pottery companies like Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, and Spode. Its rich industrial heritage is beautifully preserved in numerous museums, like the Gladstone Pottery Museum and the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. Stoke-on-Trent also boasts a burgeoning creative scene with a notable arts community. The city is home to several theatres, galleries, and a popular music and nightlife scene. Despite its industrial and creative prowess, Stoke-on-Trent remains steeped in greenery with numerous parks, such as the award-winning Trentham Estate, and several nature reserves. With a population of around 250,000, Stoke-on-Trent maintains a community-involved atmosphere amid its urban landscape. It’s characterized by a blend of traditional Victorian architecture with modern structures, creating a uniquely appealing cityscape. Today, Stoke-on-Trent stands as a testament to the synergistic blend of industrial heritage and creative flair.

Other Venues in Staffordshire & The Surrounding Area

I work at wedding venues throughout Staffordshire including:

Burlton Manor, Combermere Abbey, Davenport House, Iscoyd Park, Pimhill Barn, Rowton Castle, The Ashes Barns, The Mill Barns, Tyn Dwr Hall

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People Also Ask

What is Documentary Wedding Photography?

Documentary wedding photography at PbArtWorks is characterised by capturing candid, unposed moments in a storytelling manner, focusing on natural, authentic, and creative documentation of a wedding day.

How Many Images Are Typically Provided?

Clients usually receive 800–1000 photographs, capturing the entire narrative of their wedding day. This includes significant moments rather than repetitive shots of specific items like shoes or dresses.

Why is Wedding Photography Important?

Wedding photography is essential for capturing a wedding day’s emotions and unique moments. These photographs become cherished memories, enabling couples to relive their special day and recall moments they might have missed.

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If you’re looking for a Foxtail Barns Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with me on my contact page.