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Real Wedding – Craig and Nicole

Wedding Date - Saturday 6th October 2018

“We loved being able to make everything completely unique to us and really tried to add as much individuality as we could to our decor and our day over all.”

Tell us a little bit about planning your wedding? What inspired you to pick all the things that you did and what was most important to you both?

We got engaged 10 days before Christmas 2016 and agreed not to begin wedding planning until after the New Year. We couldn’t help ourselves from doing the odd Internet venue search though and that’s how we came across Kinkell. We viewed it on the 30th December (already breaking the pact not to plan anything until after New year!) and fell instantly in love.

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Posted: 23.05.19
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Real Wedding – Leanne and Jeff Wood

Wedding Date – 28 October 2017

“Immediately after seeing Kinkell we cancelled the other viewings and booked! It was perfect”

Tell us a little bit about planning your wedding? What inspired you to pick all the things that you did and what was most important to you both?

I’m from Newcastle, and had always thought I’d get married there, but the most important thing for both of us was to have a humanist wedding, so Scotland it was! We both agreed we didn’t want a typical wedding, and we loved the look of the barn weddings we had seen. We arranged to see a number of different venues, Kinkell being the first – immediately after seeing Kinkell we cancelled the other viewings and booked! It was perfect, as we both wanted a wedding that was personal to us, and the Byre was essentially a blank space for us to fill as we wanted. We also were quite set that we didn’t want a formal meal, so the BBQ option from our caterers was perfect.Continue Reading…

Posted: 20.02.19
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Cater Hire at Kinkell Byre

Now Available to hire directly from Kinkell Byre

Tables, Chairs and Chesterfield Sofas now available to hire directly from Kinkell Byre. 

At Kinkell we have always been first and foremost a hire venue but we are now looking to offer more support to couples getting married in the Byre. As a result we have made a few changes to the business so that we are now offering more of a service rather than a simple hire. This includes our support before, during and after your event.Continue Reading…

Posted: 06.02.19

Burns Night at Kinkell Byre 2019

A night of songs, poems, dancing and feasting.

Join us on Sunday 27th January in celebrating Scotland’s famous bard in the beautiful, cliff-top surroundings of the Kinkell Byre. With fabulous food, flowing drink, beautiful music and a good old-fashioned ceilidh, this will be a Burns Night to remember.

Acts will include celebrated folk singer Robyn Stapleton, winner of BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year https://www.robynstapleton.com. Continue Reading…

Posted: 05.12.18
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Real Life Wedding – Graeme & Kelly Stirling 

Wedding Date – 17th August 2017

 

“We are absolutely delighted with our wedding day and all that Kinkell Byre had to offer us!”

 

Tell us a little bit about planning your wedding? 

It was really important to us to have a rustic wedding; that was more about us as a couple celebrating the love we have for one another, along with our friends and family. The feel of the day was more important than the decor and fancy frocks! Graeme is a farmer and Kelly rides horses so Kinkell Byre seemed like such a perfect representation of our lives.

What did you both enjoy planning?

Kelly enjoyed it more than Graeme!! Loved getting into all the small details, making our own favours, centrepieces, menus and flower arrangements.  

Tell us about your day?

The day was magical, so personal to us. We loved every moment and our guests thought it was simply amazing, they spoke about it for weeks. 

What made it so special?

It was special for us to be surrounded by so much love coming from all our nearest and dearest. 

What advice do you have for other couples planning their wedding?

Do what makes you happy! You will never get the special time back so enjoy planning everything and embrace the moments of the day. 

How is married life treating you?

In terms of day to day life, its really just the same as before but we wear rings! However, there is a deeper gratitude now that we have committed our lives to one another. 

Photographer – Caroline Trotter

Supplier shout outs – Gourlay (Catering), Utopia Scotland (wedding Coord), Sugar Honey (Band), Event Bars St Andrews, Woods Coaches (Cars), Strawberry Films (Videographer), Dorothy Nowark (Humanist)

Posted: 25.10.18
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Real Life Wedding – Amy & Frazer

Wedding Date – 23rd June 2018

Tell us a little bit about planning your wedding? 

When we got engaged, we both agreed we were in no hurry to get married too quickly, as having just bought our first flat together we were still working on renovations and wanted to take our time to make our wedding exactly how we wanted it.

Our only initial thoughts were that we wanted something that we could make unique and customise to match what we believed was a reflection of us as a couple. Continue Reading…

Posted: 12.10.18
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