A good friend just returned from a wedding at a Scotland castle and said the experience was unreal!

The ambiance sounded too “Four Weddings and a Funeral” chic to resist checking out. So, we came upon this charming 15th Century Scottish castle and had to share it with you.

If you’ve always dreamed of a Camelot-inspired ceremony, you may want to look no further than Comlongon Castle near Gretna.

From what we’ve discovered, it appears this beautifully kept medieval venue really caters to brides and grooms in search of an authentic experience. If your idea of wedding bliss is more kilts and knights than starry nights at the beach, why not consider this castle for a unique destination event?

Here’s what the venue itself has to say about the experience:

“Comlongon Castle, near Gretna in Scotland, is a restored 15th century medieval Scottish castle wedding venue and luxurious baronial hotel with 14 individually themed luxury en-suite four-poster bedrooms. The wedding castle hotel has two award winning oak paneled restaurants for receptions and a private resident’s bar. Our chefs specialize in local produce, changing their menus daily.

This romantic medieval castle is the perfect wedding venue for your wedding castle reception or celebration in Scotland.

Steeped in Scottish border history, Comlongon Castle is more that just a Scottish wedding castle venue – it has fantastic displays of armour, weapons and banners, whilst the opulent bedrooms boast four-poster beds and jacuzzis providing a stunning blend of medieval and modern luxury.

At Comlongon Castle your stay with us will be a unique and memorable experience. A privately owned and run family business for over two decades, we offer our clients a particular blend of history and privacy. The Castle’s private 120-acre estate reveals sweeping manicured lawns, secluded gardens, ornamental carp filled ponds, paddocks and woodlands.

On the Scottish/English border, just 15 minutes from Gretna, the setting, facilities, staff and atmosphere all combine to create an unrivalled location to enjoy, remember and revisit.”

Can you just hear the bagpipes playing?

To find out more visit Comlongon Castle’s Web site.

Blog Post by Always a Bridesmaid Columnist Darren Elms.

Photos courtescy of Comlongon Castle.

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