Scottish Wedding Inspiration

If you’ve decided that the rolling hills of Scotland are the perfect location for your destination wedding, take a look at some of our Scottish wedding inspiration to get you started.You’ll never be limited on choice of venue in Scotland, with grand hotels, country houses and castles at your fingertips. If you’re looking in Edinburgh, Mansfield Traquair is a hidden gem you should certainly go to visit at the very least. Often referred to as Edinburgh’s Sistine Chapel, this stunning stone building is wildly romantic and an art-lovers dream, looking particularly beautiful draped in elegant lighting. The team at Mansfield Traquair are also experts in planning weddings for couples coming from overseas with excellent knowledge on local suppliers who can help organise your fairytale wedding.  

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Wedding traditions from around the world

Isn’t it incredible the sheer number of wedding traditions that can be found around the world? We take a look at just a few of the cultural traditions that each country adopts when celebrating a wedding.

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The Delights of Dubrovnik

If you’ve decided to head to Dubrovnik for your wedding, you couldn’t have picked a more picturesque location. The range of backdrops, from the architectural city walls to the wide expanse of ocean, provide the perfect setting for a wedding to remember.Dubrovnik is the number 1 tourist destination in Croatia, climbing in popularity since Game of Thrones began its filming there. The old town is small and peaceful, particularly outside of prime tourist season (May-June, September-October), though you’ll find May to October offer the warmest climates. Dubrovnik has a number of beautiful ornate churches dotted between its medieval walls, and you’ll find that¬†95% of the wedding venues have incredible views of the Adriatic Sea, which they make the most of with their dining experiences and photo opportunities.

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Italian Wedding Inspiration

With Italy being one of the most popular destinations for luxurious overseas weddings, we couldn’t help but sample some of the exquisite Italian wedding inspiration online. Take a look at some of these beautiful Italian wedding venues here.¬†

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Bridelux Destinations: The Royal Horticultural Halls

This weekend we attended the Bridelux Destinations show at The Royal Horticultural Halls, a luxury event for couples looking to plan the overseas wedding of their dreams. From luxury planners to wonderful wedding venues to gorgeous suppliers, the show was brimming with an elegant atmosphere, and we couldn’t wait to give our talk. A sophisticated and relaxed hall with an amazing steel band awaited us, with fantastic food and wedding planners and brides on the hunt for some excellent inspiration.

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Park Lane’s Finest Wedding Venues

From the luxury of London’s Mayfair to the astounding views across Hyde Park, Park Lane has everything the modern and traditional couple could dream of for their fairytale wedding. Running from Hyde Park Corner to the infamous Marble Arch, wedding venues along this iconic road are perfect for couples looking for a classy city wedding fit for royalty.

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Our Favourite Tiffany Engagement Rings

It’s no lie that Tiffany and Co offer some stunning engagement rings, and every girl should have a favourite one in mind – just in case! Founded in 1837, this speciality retailer of premium jewellery are the ultimate symbol of true love. Take a look at some of our favourites. You can never go wrong with the classic round diamond, and its setting on top of the subtle six prongs really makes the diamond seamlessly float above the band.

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Getting Married in Austria

From pastoral scenes to snow-capped mountains, Austria provides a beautiful and unique landscape, perfect for a destination wedding beyond your imagination. Find out all you need to know about getting married in Austria here. Whether you reside in Austria or not, it’s important that you file for your marriage application up to 6 months prior to your wedding date – this is the Certificate of Freedom to Marry bearing the stamp apostille. You’ll then need to wait two to six weeks to receive your confirmed marriage date before you can proceed.

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Why you should get married in the Seychelles

The Seychelles are a beautiful collection of islands offering an unspoilt and uncommercialised atmosphere – perfect for a destination wedding. Deserted tropical beaches aren’t hard to come by, and the selection of gorgeous venues give you so many options to plan the wedding of your dreams.Cerf Island and Bird Island come highly recommended from many couples who chose to marry in the peace and tranquility of the Seychelles. With no tv, no cars and no roads, it really does offer the opportunity for you and your guests to escape from the technologies and fuss of the everyday world. Imagine a ceremony on the white sand beaches with the ocean as your backdrop, walking up a lantern-lit aisle to your loved one under a floral archway. Or perhaps a glamorous affair in an exquisite hotel where every need is catered for, from relaxing spa treatments before the day to a romantic reception with all your friends and family.

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Wedding Inspiration – The Enchanted Forest

You’re finally able to plan your dream wedding, and what better way to make that fairytale happen than with an enchanted forest theme. With flowers and plenty of greenery, these simple yet luscious table decorations will certainly set the scene for a woodland themed wedding.

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