As wedding venues go they do not get more romantic than Ardverikie House. Having starred as ‘Glenbogle' in the long running BBC Drama, ‘Monarch of the Glen' Ardverikie House has reverted to its former role as a splendid family residence and can now be hired for wedding ceremonies.
With its fairytale turrets and spectacular views of Loch Laggan Ardverikie House is a magical setting for a wedding and makes a stunning backdrop for the wedding photographs.
The reception hall, drawing room and library can be booked for up to 2 hours to hold the wedding ceremony, photographs, drinks and canapés.
The rooms available for hire are the impressive reception hall, (lined with beautifully ornate wood panelling, the hall was originally built around a series of six carved panels commissioned for the late Duke of Sussex’s dining room in Kensington Palace) opens into the drawing room and library; the spacious and airy drawing room, with marble fireplace and stunning views over the garden to Loch Laggan and the library, a more formal room lined with the family’s book collection, with an external door opening out to the formal garden and views of the loch beyond. The drawing room and library can be opened up to create one large space or kept separate for a more intimate feeling.
Please note we do not have a licence to hold civil weddings, only religious or humanist ceremonies.
The local minister is Rev. Catherine Buchan
Tel: 01540 673 238
Alternatively a humanist celebrant can perform a non-religious ceremony. The website www.humanism-scotland.org.uk will give more information on these ceremonies and a list of authorised celebrants.
Obviously the relevant legalities must be completed with the local Registrar:
Lorna McGregor, Council Offices, Ruthven Road, Kingussie, PH21 1EJ
Tel: 01540 664529
Fax: 01540 661004
Venue Costs: (up to 2 hours)
|up to 10 people
||£1,000 (inc VAT)
|11 - 25 people
||£1,250 (inc VAT)
|26 - 50 people
||£1,750 (inc VAT)
As Ardverikie is a family residence it is not available for weddings during the following times:
- last two weeks in July
- first two weeks in September
- Christmas and New Year
Wedding insurance cover must be taken out in case of damage during the wedding. This is not expensive (approx £50.00):
Event Insurance Services
Tel: 01425 470360
To check availability and discuss further please contact Mhairi Mackenzie on 01528 544 300 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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