Small Wedding Venue Scotland - Cragadam makes the perfect wedding venue in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland
Craigadam House, nestling in its own estate grounds near to the Galloway National Park, provides a picturesque setting and elegant small wedding venue in Scotland for exclusive use. Within easy access of the A75, it appeals to couples and guests throughout the country, who require something a little special with a lot of style on the big day.
Whether accommodating small events for a handful of people or formal functions with wedding breakfasts for up to 180 guests, every event is tailor-made for each individual couple. Craigadam's Dining Room can seat up to 40, using either the main table or a selection of round tables. The Dining and Function Room has appealed to many brides seeking a more intimate setting than the grandeur of the Marquee.
Craigadam wedding ceremonies can be arranged within the scenic Hotel grounds or, if preferred, at the pretty church in the nearby village. Ceremonies are usually performed by the amiable local Minister, however, civil partnerships and any religious denominational requirements can be met.
Guests have exclusive use of Craigadam wedding venue Hotel on the wedding day and night or longer if desired, ensuring complete privacy and enjoyment of the amenities. There are 10 deluxe, en-suite rooms for overnight use by 20 people. Highly qualified florists, photographers, hairdressers, masseurs, make-up artists and beauticians can either be recommended or organised to attend to couples onsite before the ceremony and celebrations. Bespoke leisure activities can also be arranged for guest participation.
After the ceremony, guests are greeted with pre-selected drinks such as champagne, sparkling wine, whisky, sherry or Elderflower cordial for non-drinkers, in tastefully decorated glasses. Depending on the formality of the event, they can enjoy their drinks straight away in the hotel, on the lawn and in the orchard or, once they have passed the Receiving Line. As the celebrations progress, drinks continue to be served by the Hotel's bar staff.
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Catering is conducted by the Hotel's award-winning culinary team and efficiently served by the Restaurant's full-time waiting staff. All food is freshly prepared and cooked onsite, using produce from local sources and Craigadam Farm. Bespoke menus are created for each wedding breakfast and couple's can select either three or four courses, followed by coffee and home-made Tablet. Evening buffets are provided for extended parties, to which additional guests may be invited.
Craigadam House has the benefit of an extremely large courtyard, totally covered by a marquee, with a striking fountain and rockery centrepiece. Here, guests can enjoy the great food, ambience and entertainment that make Craigadam the perfect wedding venue Scotland can offer, our weddings go with a real swing. Décor is elegant and stylish, again bespoke to client requirements. Room sets are matched to the couple's chosen colour scheme or a sophisticated star-light effect for evening events. Live bands and discos entertain guests into the small hours, on a dance floor in an impressive oak panelled function room. Celia and the team really enjoy hosting weddings and put all their efforts into ensuring you have the perfect wedding.