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Elopement Wedding Scotland: Your Intimate Ceremony at Carrick Castle Estate

Updated: Mar 26

Discover Your Dream Elopement Wedding in Scotland at Carrick Castle Estate

Imagine exchanging vows in a secluded chapel nestled within Scotland's breathtaking landscapes, where every detail is tailored to create an intimate celebration of your love. Welcome to Craigard at Carrick Castle Estate, a sanctuary of luxury and natural beauty, perfect for those who dream of an elopement wedding in Scotland.

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Why Scotland Is the Ultimate Elopement Destination

Scotland's allure lies in its rugged landscapes, historic charm, and the warmth of its people, making it a sought-after destination for couples wanting to escape the traditional wedding fuss. Elopements here are not just ceremonies; they're adventures into the heart of love, set against the most picturesque backdrops nature can offer.

The Intimate Elopement Experience at Craigard

Craigard, the newest gem within Carrick Castle Estate, offers a unique blend of elegance and intimacy. This venue is more than just a place to say, 'I do.' It's an invitation to experience your wedding in a setting so serene and beautiful that every moment feels like a page from a fairy tale.

Your Special Day, Tailored Just for You

• Venues with a View: Whether it's the private chapel, the lush gardens, or right by the loch, your ceremony will be nothing short of magical.

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• Luxury in Every Detail: From the elegance of the bridal suite to the personalised drinks reception, every aspect of Craigard is designed with your comfort and joy in mind.

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• Photogenic Moments: With loch and hill views offering the perfect backdrop, your wedding photos will capture the essence of your love story in every frame.

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What Our Clients Say

At Carrick Castle Estate, we believe in the power of real stories from real couples. Here's a snapshot of the love and memories shared within our grounds:

Emma and the Cathies' Enchanted Weekend "The most perfect rustic wedding venue! From the stunning grounds to the luxurious lodge and annex, Carrick Castle Estate made our wedding weekend feel extra special. The DIY-friendly barn and the thoughtful touches, like decor items from past couples, allowed us to personalise our day beautifully. A massive thank you to Hannah, Cheryl, and Darius for their incredible support." - Emma Mclatchie

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Lesleyjane's Dream Come True "From the minute we pulled up the driveway, we knew Carrick Castle Estate was the one. The barn was a perfect canvas for our vision, and the estate's houses accommodated our families beautifully. Saying 'I DO' against the backdrop of the loch and hills was unforgettable. Hannah's support made planning stress-free, and Cheryl's warmth and efficiency ensured our wedding day was calm and joyful." - Lesleyjane

Jessica and the Court-Parmiters' Perfect Setting "The most perfect setting to get married in! From our first viewing to our departure as a married couple, the team at Carrick was faultless. The DIY aspect was a big sell for us, allowing us to bring our wedding vision to life. The luxury accommodation felt like a holiday, and the estate's commitment to environmental choices impressed us deeply." - Jessica Court

Sophie and David's Intimate Elopement "Craigard is the most stunning venue in a truly beautiful location and we could not imagine getting married anywhere else. The home is so warm and inviting and was the perfect spot to spend a weekend with our nearest and dearest celebrating. The venue has everything and more you could need including gorgeous views which made relaxing in the hot tub even more special! We can’t praise this venue and the team at Carrick Castle Estate enough." - Sophie Grieves

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These stories are just a glimpse into the magical weddings held at Carrick Castle Estate. If you're inspired to create your own unforgettable memories here, reach out to Hannah at or call +44 (0)1301 703 458.

You can also use the contact form at the bottom of this page. Let's make your dream wedding a reality.

Complete Your Day with DriftBar's Bespoke Service

For an added touch of sophistication to your Carrick Castle Estate elopement, DriftBar provides an exceptional mobile bar service. As a preferred partner, they offer a wide range of beverages, including some of the finest cocktails, wines, and beers, tailored to suit your celebration perfectly. DriftBar’s service is not only about variety but also flexibility, with packages designed to cater to your specific needs. Specialising in creating memorable experiences, they ensure that whether you opt for an open bar, a subsidised one, or a cash and card bar for guests, your drinks service will be seamless and elegant. Carrick Castle Estate clients benefit from a special booking fee of just £39. To take advantage of this offer and ensure your day is enhanced with DriftBar's tailored services, please visit DriftBar Bookings. Don't forget to mention "Carrick Castle Blog" in the "Who referred you?" field of the booking form for the special price. This partnership underscores our commitment to making your elopement both magical and unforgettable.

Begin Your Forever at Craigard

Choosing to elope is a declaration of your desire for a deeply personal and utterly romantic experience. At Craigard, we understand this and have created a space where your elopement dreams can come to life. Here, your wedding is not just an event; it's a cherished memory in the making.

Ready to Explore the Possibilities?

Your dream elopement in the heart of Scotland begins at Carrick Castle Estate's Craigard, where every detail is woven into a celebration of love as unique as your story. To bring your vision to life, why not start with a personal touch? Reach out to Hannah, our dedicated Wedding Specialist, who is always ready to assist with warmth and expertise. For a chat about transforming your special day or to learn more about the intimate and elegant Craigard, don't hesitate to give Hannah a call at +44 (0)1301 703 458 or drop an email to She's here to help make your elopement as seamless and beautiful as possible.

Interested in exploring Craigard further? You can read more about Craigard here for more details and inspiration. Whether you're ready to start planning or just dreaming about the possibilities, Hannah is looking forward to your call and is happy to answer any questions you may have. Here, your love story becomes part of the Scottish legacy of romance and beauty.

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