Tying the knot in 2018?

If you are searching for the perfect wedding venue for a 2018 wedding, why not think about trying something a bit different? How about taking your vows on the shore of a stunning Scottish loch or in the grounds of a spacious country house?

Wedding on Loch AweWedding on the Shore of Loch Awe

Situated on Scotland’s west coast, Achnacarron Boathouse is located in lovely, secluded grounds on the shore of Loch Awe, one of the most beautiful and most frequently photographed of all of the Scottish lochs.

Achnacarron Boathouse
Achnacarron Boathouse

The owners of the boathouse were married there themselves and they loved the property so much that they decided to buy it and offer other couples the same kind of relaxed, intimate celebration that they spent so long looking for. They had dreamed of a small wedding by the water’s edge and after months of looking at grand venues that catered for huge numbers of guests at enormous cost, they found their ideal destination in Achnacarron Boathouse.

The scenery is breathtaking and is the perfect dramatic and romantic backdrop for any wedding or civil ceremony. There’s a private pier that’s wonderful for photos, plus a decked seating area overlooking the water where you may be lucky enough to spot some of the area’s abundant local wildlife.

There is no extra charge for using the venue, although the property, which sleeps 6 people, has to be booked for at least a one week stay. The owners have great local contacts who can take care of everything from flowers, catering, cakes and hair and beauty to photographers, pipers and musicians.

Cuilcheanna's Dining Room
Cuilcheanna’s Dining Room

It is a wonderful way for a couple to take their vows and is the perfect solution for anyone looking for a smaller, more intimate celebration that can be tailored to their own special requirements (maximum 6 guests).

Other properties in our Unique Cottages portfolio that make wonderful wedding venues include Cuilcheanna House near Fort William. This impressive Victorian country house sleeps up to 17 people and is set just quarter of a mile from the shores of Loch Linnhe.

Its beautiful gardens would make a lovely setting for a small wedding, with a marquee erected on the lawns overlooking the loch and the mountains in the distance, plus accommodation for extra guests available nearby.

Torloisk HouseTorloisk House

Over on the Isle of Mull, Torloisk House near Tobermory is one of our heritage properties that would be perfect for a small wedding.

Located in extensive grounds on a private estate, this eight bedroom Georgian property sleeps up to 16 people and comes complete with a housekeeper. Torloisk House is filled with old world grandeur including an impressive great hall at the entrance, a charming drawing room, a library and a grand formal dining room. You and your guests can even enjoy a game of croquet on the lawn.

For more information on any of these Unique Cottages properties for your wedding or get together, or if you’re simply looking for a beautiful Scottish holiday property, just visit our website or call 01835 822277 and speak to our experienced booking team.

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