Best Wedding Destinations in Scotland

Weddings take place daily around the globe. However, some couples want the best spread of options to choose from when picking the best wedding venues they can use. Here is a list worth looking at.

When it comes to choosing the best wedding destinations in Scotland, a lot comes to play depending on your choice.

If you prefer to have your wedding in a nuptial festival style, or Disney themed, Scotland got you covered. Out of the numerous perfect wedding destinations you can choose from, here are my top five (5) favourites of them all.

1.      Cambo House & Estate – Fife & Angus

The Cambo House and Estate are one of my best wedding destinations in Scotland in the United Kingdom. This wedding destination is a perfect wedding destination to give your wedding that burst of beauty, charm and romance.

The Cambo House and Estate feature 17 bedrooms, 3 cottage and 2 luxurious glamping tent. There are also various sites where couples can actually tie the knots.

From a Victorian room for entertainment to a whimsical woodland with an open fire. Basically, there is no style of wedding you desire the Cambo House and Estate cannot accommodate.

2.      BAad Glasgow – Glasgow

The BAad Glasgow, located in the heart of Glasgow’s Barras market. This wedding location is versatile for all kinds and styles of wedding ceremonies. The interior decoration is top notch, with natural ambient light flooding the room.

The interior courtyard features a parquet mezzanine area where you can take as many pictures as you wish. Foods are being served by the award-winning restaurant and bar, the A’Challtiann Fish. Definitely, every moment spent at the BAad is memorable.

3.      Glen Tanar Ballroom – Aberdeen & Deeside

The Glen Tanar Ballroom located in Aberdeen and Deeside, Scotland is a perfect spot for hosting a wedding ceremony. This wedding venue is perfect if you want to give your wedding that spark of charm.

The Glen Tanar Ballroom features a breathtaking, stunning Victorian ballroom that is beautifully decorated with about 600 stag Antlers.

There is also the hall that can accommodate up to 160 guests. 10 minutes’ walk from the venue gets you to the Chapel of St Lesmo where you can consummate your wedding.

4.      Springkell – Dumfries Galloway & Ayrshire

Celebrate your wedding ceremony in a grand style at the Springkell. Located in Dumfries Galloway and Ayrshire, Scotland. This beautiful Palladian mansion is a magnificent wedding venue to host a memorable wedding.

 The Springkell features 3 wedding packages. You can also accommodate up to 400 guests at this venue. This simply means that you can invite your friends, and family not having to worry about space.

5.      Logie Country House – Aberdeen and Deeside

Last but not least is the Logie Country House. In this list of best wedding destinations in Scotland, this is the only wedding venue in a castle.

The castle date back to the 17th century but was renovated in 2009. The Logie Country House features an outdoor hot tube, an indoor pool, cinema, and up to 15 bedrooms.

This location is perfect for couples searching for a mix of grandeur, relaxation, and history. This venue can also hold up to 150 guests. The only struggle is making the guest leave this beautiful Logie country house after the wedding is over.

Conclusion

There are more wedding destinations to explore in Scotland. You can add your ideas to the comments section.

THE 5 BEST ROAD TRIPS OF SCOTLAND YOU NEED TO EXPERIENCE

Scotland has lots of picturesque sights and sounds. These best 5 picks of Scottish road trips will enliven your day

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It is an undebatable fact that Scotland stands as the country farthest to the north in the United Kingdom.

People have specific reasons of engagement when they seek the satisfaction of a road trip. Scotland is a place to explore with joy for magnificent road trips.

Lots of explorative eye-openers awaits you as you set forth into Scottish territory. The following are the five best road trips in Scotland:

1.SNOW ROADS SCENIC ROUTE

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This route being one of the best roads in Scotland through which journey is calculated to be within the space of just 90 miles.

This is why it is compulsory to classify it among the five best road trips in Scotland! Lots of enjoyments and pleasure are made available.

So picturesque is the landscape, and it is not a road you journey through in haste. On this road, you are left with the awesome memory of some of the auspicious UK destinations.

Explorers have unlimited visual access to the good and nice things around; Such as the magnificent landscapes in the eastern Cairngorms, attractive communities with natural and cultural monuments.

2. SOUTH WEST COASTAL 300

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Do you know you can feel the pleasure of travelling while driving? South West Coastal 300 gives the pleasure of 300 miles of traveling through a serene and beautiful countryside of Dumfries & Galloway and south Airship.

There is an awesome and good sightseeing of beaches, rugged cliff tops, colorful towns and villages, and gently rolling hills purple with heather.

You can easily get carried away by the irresistible beauty of the environment and awesome locations like the Sandy hills Bay.

Full access is given to see the wonderful work of art, the gorgeous garden and some other marvelous things around.

3. NORTH COAST 500

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The captivating spirits of North Coast 500 makes it impossible to pass through without taking photographs.

The attractive objects have magnificent natural background which makes it irresistible for viewers.

Some of these are: French-style chateaux of Dun robin Castle, countless ancient standing stones, drams of the finest malt at distilleries, etc.

Based on the features attached to it, it is seen as one of the world’s most iconic driving routes.

It is classified among the five best road trips in Scotland because it has perfect scenery that brings joy to explorers

4. NORTH EAST 250

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The North East 250 is a wonder to behold. It embodies a pleasing and enchanting vicinity. You can’t ask for a better place!

North Coast 500 covers areas such magnificent regions as Aberdeen, Speyside, the Moray Coast, Royal Deeside, the Cairngorms and the East Coast.

It is a huge attraction if you prefer spending more time basking in the awesomeness of the region.

This is because it has a condensed length that makes driving a short-time frolic. There are many other great things around for the comfort and satisfaction of travelers and visitors.

5. THE ARGYLL COASTAL ROUTE

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The Argyll coastal route is a perfect place to have the very best as a traveler who wish for incredible comfort. This is Scotland home of romance that provides a perfect and peaceful environment.

Places like Glasgow, Tarbet as well as the Fort William Iconic castles wildlife sightings and an oyster bar lines the route.

There are lots of fun lurking around the beautiful landscape of Scotland, where opportunities of enjoying natural splendor and the captivating historical villages, empty beaches are some other unbelievable things that awaits you.

Welcome To Aberdeen, ” The Silver City By the Golden Sands”

Aberdeen has a unique heritage that holds an appeal for many tourists. Discover Aberdeen here.

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Aberdeen is a city located in the Northeast region of Scotland. The city is the third most populous city in the country with an official population estimate of 196,670.


Aberdeen has an oceanic climate. Despite being a northern settlement, Aberdeen had a mild winter temperature. Although, it is statistically proven to be the coldest city in the UK.

Aberdeen observes very short days in the winter, especially in Decembers. Between Sunrise and Sunset, Aberdeen experiences a short-day length of an average of 6 hours and 41 minutes.

History

Aberdeen has been a human settlement for about 8,000 years. The city was birthed from two regions known as Burghs and the New Aberdeen.

Burghs had its course at the mouth of River Don. While the New Aberdeen started as a settlement for fishing and trading.


In 1319, Robert the Bruce transformed Aberdeen into a financially-independent and property-owing community. Alongside the transformation, the establishment of the Forest of Stocket was also granted in the same year.

The financial benefits raked from the Forest of Stocket served as the basis of the city’s Common Good Fund. The then Forest of Stocket is now the popular Mid Stocket area of Aberdeen that all Aberdonians still enjoy today.


Aberdeen was under the rule of the English during the Scottish Independence Wars. So, Robert the Bruce had to lay siege at the Aberdeen Castle before he destroyed it in 1308.

This destruction came after the massacre of the English Garrison. However, the city was burnt down by Edward III of England in 1336 but was later rebuilt and extended.

Governance


Aberdeen is locally governed by Aberdeen Council which is made up of 45 counsellors representing the wards if the ancient city.

The city is however headed by the Lord Provost. The incumbent Lord is Barney Crockett.

Land Marks and Tourist attractions

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Aberdeen is a home to many beautiful side attractions. The city has the Capitol theater, Aberdeen Art Center, The Palace Theater and Trivoli as a list of the best theatres in the world.

The Duthie Park and Union Terrace garden have also attracted hundreds of thousands of people all over the world.

Economy


Due to the emerging advancement in technology, fishing, textile, shipbuilding and paper making industries have been replaced.

The emergence of Electronic designs, agricultural research and oil industry have set the city on a golden economic track.

Sports


In 1983, Aberdeen FC won the European Cup winners Cup if the year. The football club also cling onto the Championship cup titles of the Scottish Premier league in 1955,1980,1984 and 1985.

Also, it has the record of winning the Scottish cup seven times in history: 1947, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986 and 1990.

Nightlife


The streets of the city of Aberdeen rocks every night with good music. Music from the traditional pubs, beer taverns, and cocktail bars fill the air at nights.

The casinos also greet an impression from all around the city.

Last Line

Aberdeen is a lively city with a ton of industrial opportunities and entertainment space.

The England North Bank City of Preston

Preston was named England’s most improved city in 2018. This laurel was worth winning for this ancient city.

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Preston is a city on the north bank of the River Ribble in North England. It is the administrative center of Lancashire County. As of 2017, Preston was estimated to have a population of 141, 300. Like other British Isles, Preston has a temperate maritime climate.

History:

Preston was formerly a water village. It was developed from an Anglican settlement around the 7th century. The name was derived from ‘Priest’s town’ and was later changed to Preston. The village became a town in the 12th century.

At the time, Preston served as the main road between Northern and Southern England. As Preston was a major market scene, it had stone gates for charging goods entering the town. Preston was also a stage for some national battles: the 1648 Battle between Cromwell and the Duke of Hamilton and the defeat of the Jacobites in 1715.

Preston became the seat of the new county council in 1882. Preston by-pass was the nation’s first motorway and it worked greatly in addressing traffic problems.

The town’s old homes, factories and buildings were soon demolished to accommodate modernist county buildings. Preston escaped serious bombing during the Second World War but a plane crashed into it in 1944. 66 people died from the crash.

The present University of Lancashire can be traced as far back as the Preston Sunday School in 1830. Preston became a city in 2002.  

Governance:

Preston is divided into two Westminster constituencies namely; Preston and Wyre and Preston North. The seat of the Lancashire County Council is in Fishergate. Preston is run by Preston City Council with the urban settlements having 19 out of 20 seats.

Landmarks and Tourist Attractions:

The tallest non-cathedral church spire in England is St. Walburge. The church spire can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. Preston bus station was built in the 1960s and is one of the largest bus stations in England.

Harris Museum is a Victorian style building which houses arts and artifacts. The building also overlooks the Flag Market. Preston Cenotaph is a monument for Preston soldiers lost during the World War I and World War II.

Other memorable places are the River Ribble, Samlesbury Hall, Deepdale Stadium, Preston Docks, Miller Arcade, Astley Hall, Smithy Farm and the Blackburn Cathedral.

Economy:

Preston is a booming economic world. The city has never lost its touch for commercial activities. Preston has above average improvement in the health, transport, labour and transportation sectors. Preston houses The Carphone Warehouse, Skittles and The Westinghouse Electric Company. It also houses the popular aerospace company, BAE Systems.

Due to Preston’s location, there are a lot of freight and haulage companies. Preston was named in 2018 as England’s most improved city.  

Sports:

Preston is a home of football, the city used to house the National Football Museum before it was moved to Manchester. Preston North End FC was one of the founders of the Football League. The team was the first crowned English Football Champions. The team plays at Deepdale Football Ground.

Preston also has a female football team; Dick Kerr’s Ladies FC which won the first two seasons of the Football League.

Preston Grasshoppers RFC plays in the third tier of the English rugby union. Other sports established in the city include mountaineering, hockey, roller derby, cycle reaching and speedway racing.

Nightlife: 

Preston does not have the best nightlife in England, but the city isn’t dead either. Preston provides some amazingly cheap pubs, live music from top bands, and lots of clubs.

Conclusion:

Preston is a great city to live in. There are amazing business opportunities and a host of historical centers one can visit to help unwind after work. It certainly fits in as an amazing stop on the list of the leading UK destinations.