Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
We had a Scottish - Brazilian wedding not long ago. The couple got married in the Douglas fir woodland avenue on a beautiful summer's day, and all the Brazilian men wore kilts. The guests said it was like being at Downton Abbey!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
You don't need everything that bridal magazines tell you to get - just keep it simple and remember that the real focus of the day is the ceremony.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
We had a couple who were big Lego fans, and all their table decorations were Lego representations of their favourite films!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Private, spacious, tranquil, relaxing, happy!
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Our wedding parties love being photographed on the double sweep of stairs in front of the castle. Couples love being photographed in the yew avenue, with the sun shining through from the side.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Yes, but we don't tell people who they were, as celebrities have a right to privacy at a private party.
What’s your favourite canapé?
I don't get to eat the canapés - they're for the wedding guests!
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
These days, going to bed!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The chapel is without equal, as is the designed landscape with its unbelievable trees.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
It's a properly private venue, run in a very personal way. That's what attracts people to get married here.