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Winter weddings are becoming increasingly more popular for a number of different reasons. Here I've put together the 10 top reasons why you should be choosing this time of year to get wed:


1. A White Wedding - If you're really lucky, you could have a dusting of snow on your day, making your photographs look magical. A winter wonderland wedding!

2. Romantic Ambiance - Winter = cold weather. However, with the nights drawing in sooner than in the summer, then you can make the most of your indoor venue. Add twinkling fairy lights, use candles to light up walkways and, if your budget stretches, put on a firework display against the dark night backdrop.


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Corsewell Lighthouse Hotel invests the charm and romance of an 1815, functional lighthouse with the comforts of a small, very unique luxury hotel and restaurant. The lighthouse is a listed 'A' building of major national importance. Its light still beams a warning for ships approaching the mouth of Loch Ryan, as it has done for 185 years, and the property provides guests with an opportunity to experience an all-round different experience.


Are you looking to get away for Christmas or the New Year – but don't want to be tied into a package?

Corsewall Lighthouse, located on the West Coast of Scotland, offers a festive break with spectacular coastal views. The lighthouse is ideal for those wishing to relax and enjoy the festive period. There is no ceilidh, pomp or ceremony - simply stunning scenery, a relaxing atmosphere and great food.


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Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, Candacraig is an inspiring, exclusive retreat. Steeped in history and surrounded by the wild beauty of the Cairngorms National Park, this breathtaking baronial mansion is the perfect place to stay. The main house sleeps up to 24 and an additional 4 guests can be accommodated in cottages adjacent to the main house. Guests enjoy exclusive use of Canadacraig including the impressive formal Dining Room, Drawing Room, Games/Billiards Room, Whisky Library and outdoors, guests have full access to 18 acres of private woodland and lawns.



Located in the Caingorms, sleeping 24 adults in 12 rooms. Candacraig offer a luxurious historic stay over the festive period.

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The castle is enviably located in the heart of a 2000 acre estate of woodlands, countryside and an idyllic park of about 500 acres laid out from 1800 onwards, and is an exceptional place for a diverse range of groups to enjoy themselves. The castle can be yours exclusively for a variety of functions including private house parties, weddings, conferences and garden tours.


Blairquhan is one of the finest regency castles in Scotland. It has been discreetly modernised to provide very comfortable facilities and a unique location for visitors, guests and special events, with its spacious and elegant rooms and its extensive secluded grounds.


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Blair Castle is a 5 star, exclusive use castle, the perfect location for private hospitality, executive corporate events, private dining, golfing holidays, exclusive weddings and film locations. Set within 400 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens, Blair provides secluded privacy in one of Scotland's best kept secrets.


Enjoy a bespoke castle Hogmanay experience, where you can relax and create memories that last forever. While you enjoy your own private house party, you will dine in style in the castle’s dining room and your personal chef will create mouth-watering menus, using the finest local ingredients.

Located in south-west Scotland, midway between Glasgow and Glasgow Prestwick airports, and easily accessible by road, Blair Castle and Estate offers fifteen principle bedrooms, all recently re-furbished to the highest standards of classic luxury. Each bedroom has stunning views over the gardens and parkland.


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A Scottish Castle set on the shores of Loch Creran, with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Glencoe in early Spring to the golden colours of Autumn - a memorable experience awaits you.The sumptuous interiors are carefully designed to encourage guests to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of relaxation. Unobtrusive and calm, the team at the castle aims to make your stay as memorable as possible. The open log fires, tall ceilings and wooden beamed rooves give the castle a charm and character of a day gone by. The best part is, you can enjoy it today!



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Ackergill Tower is a magnificent 15th century Scottish castle, and is situated just 3 metres from the breathtaking waters. You can book individual rooms, or the tower can be yours exclusively, as one of the world's most select retreats located at one the UK's most unspoilt locations. A Scottish castle with accommodation offering unrivalled peace and seclusion, a home beyond 5 stars to spend time with the people that matter most to you.


This December escape to your own private castle in the Scottish Highlands and experience the warming and traditional festivities you've always dreamed of. Leave the standard celebrations at home and experience something majestic at Ackergill Tower. Overlooking the breath-taking North Sea and nestled within 3,000 spectacular acres, this glorious castle provides an unsurpassed festive experience that you and your family will treasure for a lifetime.


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Dalhousie Castle Hotel is steeped in a wealth of history - indeed Queen Victoria and Sir Walter Scott have payed visits. The friendly atmosphere of Dalhousie Castle is created by the very special relationship between the staff, management and guests. With the timeless style of the castle, every stay will be memorable, and many guests return year after year.


Why not add to the experience of your city break this October with a stay at the historic 13th century Dalhousie Castle?

Stay 2 nights stay in a Themed Double Room for just £300 for 2 guests, to include one night's dining in the Dungeon Restaurant and one night in the Orangery Restaurant. 


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Castle Law has a colourful six hundred year history, when it was built as a wedding gift for Princess Mary upon her marriage to Thomas Boyd. The castle is idyllically located with views over the quiet village of West Kilbride towards the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran. Castle Law is available to rent for up to 14 guests as one of Scotland's most luxurious and exclusive holiday homes.


Indulge yourself with a festive break in this exceptional fifteenth century tower, which has been lovingly renovated to accommodate up to fourteen overnight guests in authentic, relaxing and comfortable surroundings.


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At Melville Castle, winter weddings are as fabulous as at any other time of the year and now even more affordable!


With Winter Weddings, you might have a beautiful, crisp sunny day or snow topped trees for stunning photos in the castle grounds. Additionally, there are several welcoming public rooms within the castle itself or, of course, the elegant marquée adorned with thousands of sparkling fairy lights. 

Your all-inclusive package includes:

Sweeping red carpet;

Master of Ceremonies;

Prosecco on arrival;

3 course wedding breakfast;

Wine;

Canapés;

Evening buffet;

Prosecco toast


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