Glenapp Castle :-
Glenapp Castle, a vast and spectacular Victorian mansion set high above the village overlooking the Irish Sea and the island of Ailsa Craig excellent locations for wedding photography
Venue type Hotel: Venue type - Hotel
Number of function rooms available for weddings: 1
Function room names and capacities: Glenapp Castle can cater for a maximum of 40 guests for a wedding and the bride and groom must book exclusive use of the castle. Guests rooms available: 17 Honeymoon suite available: Yes Garden suitable for marquees: Yes
Choice of wedding breakfast menus Yes Alcohol License Yes Toastmaster Available Yes Entertainment Available Yes Dedicated wedding planner available Yes Licensed for Civil Ceremonies Yes Outdoor Fireworks Permitted Yes Dance Floor Yes Evening Reception Facilities Yes Car Parking Facilities Yes Ideal Honeymoon Venue Tables chairs linens and tableware included
Entertainment is available: Piper, Disco, Ceilidh, String Quartet, Harpist, Clarsach and so on
Wedding services provided: We offer a full planning service offering advice on all local service providers and making all necessary reservations. The castle has its own in house wedding florist.
Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: We have 36 acres of beautiful gardens with magnificent locations for spectacular photography
Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: As the wedding party will have exclusive use of the castle, photographs can be taken anywhere within the castle.
Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography: Not necessary as there are so many wonderful locations within the castle and grounds.
Venue special features: Exclusivity. The castle has electronic gates and only guests with a reservation are allowed through the gates therefore we can offer complete privacy to the wedding party. Glenapp Castle is an award winning hotel with AA 5 Red Star and VisitScotland 5 Gold Stars and AA 3 Rosette Dining.
Venue History: Glenapp Castle has a very interesting history in the hands of Inchcape family for most of its lifetime and now owned by the McMillan Family who bought it in 1994 and totally restored the castle and grounds before opening as a hotel in 2000. In its 10th Anniversary year in 2010, Glenapp Castle is among the highest rated hotels in Scotland. 5 Red Star and VisitScotland 5 Gold Star hotel with AA 3 Rosette Dining.
Honeymoon vacations local attractions: There are many local attractions and historical sites to visit in the area but we find that our honeymoon couples don't venture far from the magnificent rooms and the castle gardens.
Wedding Trivia: CARRYING THE BRIDE OVER THE THRESHOLD Traditionally, the bride had to enter her new home the first time through the front door. If she tripped or stumbled while entering it was considered to be very bad luck. Hence the tradition of the groom carrying the bride over the threshold.