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Getting Married in Teesside, Wedding Guide to Middlesbrough, Stockton on Tees,

Redcar, Hartlepool and surrounding areas. Registry Offices, Churches and Venues.


by Andrew Davies Photography

Page last updated 22nd October 2023


Teesside in the North East of the UK covers the towns of Middlesbrough, Stockton on Tees, Redcar and Hartlepool and has some of the most amazing wedding venues and photographic locations.


Whether you are looking for a registry office wedding, Church Wedding or a large venue or both there is something to match all tastes and budgets.

As a local wedding photographer and having lived in the area for 50 years I am well placed to recommend some of the best places for you and you will find some links further down the page to more information on venues.


Middlesbrough Town Hall Registry Office - Erimus Suite , a beautiful bright and well lit ceremony room with very helpful and friendly registrars.

There are lots of local car parks and it is accessible via lift with plenty of room for your photographer and videographer. The Neo Gothic architecture outside the Town Hall provideds ample opportunities for group photos and confetti and inside the Italian Marble suits beautiful Bride and Groom Portraits.

Middlesbrough Town Hall Registry Office Wedding Venue Photos


Stockton on Tees Registry office is in a quiely situated area with free on site parking, another beautifully decorated room with wonderful staff and registrars and within easy distance of the high street and its many restaurants and venues.

There is a small green area in front of the office for photos and I would highly recommend a local landmark such as the Infinity Bridge for photos.


Stockton on Tees Registry Office Wedding Photo


Teesside also has some of the most amazing Churches for Religious Ceremonies here are a just a small handful.

The beautiful 12th Century Saint Cuthberts Church in Ormesby is the picture postcard perfect leafy country lane Church with gorgeous interior and exterior easy parking and access and a long entrance path and wooden archway for photographs.

saint cuthberts church ormesby middlesbrough wedding photos


The quaint village of Stainton in Middlesbrough has the Parish Church of St Peter and Paul at its heart with another amazing interior and quiet village setting.


How about the lovely early English/Gothic architecture of St Mary the Virgin Church in Nunthorpe with the backdrop of Roseberry Topping !

st mary the virgin church nunthorpe teesside wedding photos


As for venues Teesside has a lot on offer from smaller pubs and clubs to larger halls and estates. Here are just a few of my favourites in the area.


Acklam Hall is Teessides only Grade 1 Listed Wedding Venue and boasts beatiful grounds, a wonderful staircase and amazing restaurant. Situated on the outskirts of Middlesbrough with its own private parking and plenty of opportunities for amazing photos this is one venue to definitely check out.

acklam hall wedding venue photographs teesside middlesbrough


Nestled on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors you will find the 4 Star Country House of Gisborough Hall, an amazing venue able to accomodate weddings large and small with many different locations to hire and simply stunning grounds, fountains, arches and woodland, and an amazing chandelier lit main room with grand staircase.

Gisborough Hall Teesside Wedding Venue Photographs


How about something different and completely unique, HMS Trincamolee is a restored post Napoleonic Navy Sailing Frigate found at the Marina Area of Hartlepool in Teesside, getting married on a ship is certainly something special and the surrounding recreated 18th century seaport and trade shops add a little extra magic.



There are lots of venues too that are lovely and wont break the bank at the same time such as the Parkmore Hotel in Stockton on Tees a beautifully converted Victorian House retaining many of its features along with Spa Gym Pool and Restaturant.

Parkmore Hotel Stockton on Tees wedding venue photographs



Home to the Pennyman Family in the heart of Industrial Middlesbrough is National Trust owned Ormesby Hall, this classical styled Georgian Mansion with parkland and Victorian gardens will certainly tick the boxes for those looking for some impressive historical surroundings.

Ormesby Hall Teesside Wedding Photograph



Once you have sorted out your venues Teesside has a never ending supply of amazing locations too which you can sneak off too for a photograph or two !

Here are some of my go to places in the area for when time allows a little trip away from the wedding ..


Infinity Bridge Stockton on Tees Teesside Wedding Photograph

Infinity Bridge Stockton on Tees Teesside Wedding Photograph

Stewarts Park Middlesbrough Teeside

roseberry topping wedding photograph teesside

Roseberry Topping Teesside Wedding Photography

Transporter Bridge Teesside

Transporter Bridge Teesside

Yarm Viaduct Teesside Wedding Photograph

Yarm Viaduct Teesside Wedding Photograph

Teesside Beach Wedding Photos

The coastline in Teesside includes Redcar Seaton Carew and Hartlepool and offers up more amazing wedding photograph location options


There are many more options here in my Venue Sections in Teesside and across the region so please take a look

Wedding Venues


Contact us on 07525 019140 to discuss your Teesside Wedding Photography

or visit our homepage at www.andrew-davies.com to view more of our work





Andrew Davies Photography is a photographer covering modern stylish and reportage style weddings across the north east and north west, northumberland and yorkshire at venues ranging from pubs and clubs to castles and national trust monuments