Achnagairn Estate Wedding Photography

Located in the breathtaking Scottish countryside is the Achnagairn Estate a historic wedding venue built in 1812. On the estate sits the castle and smaller manor house either of which can be used to host weddings. The architecture at Achnagairn Estate is completely unique. From the bell-shaped towers to the conical entranceway. There are many opportunities for creative and contemporary wedding photography at the estate. Having escaped the clutches of developers looking to turn the property into apartments, the Achnagairn Estate now has been restored to its former glory. Operating as a castle hotel and wedding venue quickly a reputation has been gained for excellence. Critical acclaim has been bestowed upon the venue among the accolades is their 5 star status granted by Visit Scotland.

The Grand Ballroom

Achnagairn Estate is best known for its grand ballroom. This spacious room can host a dinner for up to 200 people and is the perfect place to dance the night away. With original oak panelling the feel of the room is sheer opulence. The ballroom is a beautiful backdrop for wedding photography. Ceremonies can also be held in the ballroom. The original minstrel’s gallery is the perfect place to take aerial wedding photography during Achnagairn Estate ceremonies. Originally designed for the owners daughter’s birthday celebration in 1912 the room has a long history of holding luxury events.

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Dream weddings

At Achnagairn Estate there are endless possibilities for couples to create their dream wedding. This is one of the countries finest exclusive use venues. Wedding photography at Achnagairn Estate is simply stunning. The venue offers the best in dramatic countryside views and beautiful period architecture. Having the venue all to yourself really benefits your photographer. They have the freedom to move around the property unrestricted to scout for amazing picture locations. Achnagairn is a big venue and your wedding photographer will want to have a few locations in mind throughout the day for photos. As the light changes throughout the day they will be acting quickly to utilise the best parts of the grounds.

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Wedding weekends at the castle

Hosting a dream wedding in a Scottish castle is a desire for many couples. Often the wedding party travel from far outside of Scotland to attend the couples special day. At Achnagairn Estate they have considered all the needs of the couple extending to before the wedding day. Guests arriving the afternoon before the event are allowed to explore the castle. Only the ballroom is kept closed to keep the ‘wow’ factor for the ceremony. An informal dinner prior to the wedding day can be held in any one of the 7 lodges Achnagairn Estate has to offer.

Bespoke wedding photography

Engaged couples who are using the castle for more than just the wedding day can choose a bespoke wedding photography package. Often couples will have shooting or other activities planned before the wedding which they will want to be captured. Fill out an enquiry form for bespoke Achnagairn Estate wedding photography packages. We would love to photograph your pre or post wedding event in our bright and contemporary style. You can find lots of examples of our photos on our featured weddings page.

Photographing Outdoors

There is so much to love about outdoor wedding ceremonies. Saying vows surrounded by nature and unspoilt natural light is very special. Wedding photography taken outside is always so beautiful. Natural light is a significant component in achieving the best images. When outside photographers get the opportunity to use the natural light to the full. Whilst in the UK there are always weather conditions to consider we would advise couples to explore the idea of an outdoor ceremony with their wedding coordinators. The quality of images wedding photographers can achieve outdoors speak for themselves.