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5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING YOUR DREAM WEDDING VENUE

Updated: Jun 26, 2023

Ever since you can remember, you’ve been planning your wedding day.

You’ve imagined what it looks like, the dress you’ll wear, and the people you want beside you in a stunning, unforgettable setting.

And the venue provides the staging for your special day, so it has to be amazing.

To help you make the right choice, here are a few things to consider when choosing where to celebrate your magical day.





1. Capacity and Layout:


Can the venue comfortably accommodate the number of guests you plan to invite? Evaluate the layout to ensure the space suits your vision for the ceremony and reception, including dining, dancing, and socialising areas.

2. Style and Atmosphere:


Think about the ambience you want to create on your wedding day and ensure the venue aligns with your desired style and sets the right mood for your celebration. Also, consider the venue's décor, layout, and personalisation flexibility.

3. Amenities and Services:


Explore the amenities and services offered by the venue. This may include in-house catering, event coordination, tables and chairs, audio-visual equipment, parking facilities, and more. Assess what is included in the venue package and if it aligns with your needs or if you'll need to bring in additional vendors.

4. Outdoor Spaces:


Outdoor spaces provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. You’ll want a stunning background to create beautiful photos. Evaluate the venue's outdoor spaces, such as gardens, terraces, or courtyards. Do they provide a gorgeous setting? And check if they have backup plans in case of inclement weather.

5. Reputation and Reviews:


Research the venue's reputation and read reviews from past couples who have hosted their weddings there. This can provide valuable insights into the venue's professionalism, service quality, and overall customer satisfaction. And consider reputable sources such as wedding websites, social media platforms, and word-of-mouth recommendations.


Considering these things will help you refine your search and find a wedding venue that aligns with your idea of a dream wedding, taking into account budget and practical needs to create the perfect day for you, your partner, and your guests.



Auchendarroch House provides a stunning venue. From small, intimate affairs, a grand event in the Ballroom or a ceremony on the lawns, we know how to make your day one you will never forget.

Our winning heritage gardens, fully licenced for up to 500 people, provide the perfect backdrop for your photos and a lovely place for your guests to wander. Can you imagine anything more romantic than sipping a glass of bubbly under the grand oak trees or admiring the roses and plants lining the paths?

And Auchendarroch House itself oozes elegance and sophistication. Combined with our fresh, hearty and delicious food, we offer the perfect venue to host your magical day.

Contact us to discuss how we can help you create the wedding of your dreams.


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