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Elope to this beautiful corner of Scotland for your romantic, intimate & very personal marriage, situated in a magical, stunning landscape with amazing views.

Your destination elopement. Celebrate your wedding, your way in one of the most beautiful places on earth.


Your Scottish Wee Wedding Elopement 

Wee Weddings elopement packages at the intimate Caisealrag Cottage, are perfect for just two of you to enjoy a relaxed, stress free wedding celebration over a couple of days, with or without a handful of guests. Wee Weddings at Caisealrag Cottage are the ultimate in romantic escapes to tie the knot the way you want.

We would be delighted to witness your wedding ceremony, take fabulous photographs of your wedding day, create beautiful bridal bouquets & button holes, pipe at your wedding in full Highland dress & help with every tiny little detail of your small intimate wedding plans.

If you know that you simply want to elope & tie the knot with complete privacy in one of the most special places in the world, a Wee Wedding at Caisealrag Cottage is perfect.

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Wee Weddings for two, just you!

Enjoy two nights exclusive use at Caisealrag Cottage midweek or three nights over a weekend.

Our wee wedding guests usually arrive on Monday & leave on Wednesday & have their celebration on the Tuesday. Or they arrive on Wednesday & leave on Friday with the marriage on Thursday. We also offer wee weddings over weekends, Friday to Monday.

Caisealrag Cottage at Crear is perfect for two, just you. Should you wish to invite upto four guests, we have two guest rooms in the cottage annex with its own private entrance. A maximum of six guests in total are permitted to stay plus children under five.


Beautiful blooms, fabulous wedding photos, your romantic Highland piper & chilled champagne to celebrate

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Our Wee Wedding Elopement Package 

Our lovely wee wedding parcel of bridal flowers & wedding photographs, music & merriment, food & drink make your wedding day extra special & remove all the stress from your wedding planning. 

Wee wedding parcels includes exclusive use of Caisealrag Cottage for a couple, your bridal bouquet of seasonal blooms & a button hole to match, professional photographs of your marriage ceremony, a piper in full Highland dress, Crear to provide one or two witnesses if required plus a bottle of our delicious Crear House Champagne to celebrate & a hamper to share. 


Small Gourmet Weddings at Crear if you wish to invite your closest friends & family

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Booking Your Wee Wedding 

To confirm your chosen Wee Wedding dates in the Crear diary, your booking letter will be  sent by email. Your non-refundable deposit of £750 is required within seven days to confirm your Wee Wedding in the Crear diary. The easiest and most secure way to make payment is by BACS.


Special Offer Wee Wedding Video Subject to Availability 

Please confirm if you wish to take advantage of our special offer for a Wee Wedding Video at £795 to capture your special day.

Book Your Marriage Celebrant 

The next step is to book a marriage celebrant to conduct your wee wedding ceremony. The Registrars conduct civil weddings. All other marriages, including Humanist, are classed as religious or belief weddings. If your marriage celebrant is unable to attend at the time and date agreed with us, please liaise with us before confirming your final plans. 

Shona Brechin Head Registrar Lochgilphead  01546 604515

David Carruthers Church of Scotland Minister  01546 603269

Annie Loughlin Registered Humanist Celebrant  01852 500558


Your Legal Marriage Paperwork 

Contact our local registry office in Lochgilphead regarding all your legal paperwork and, if relevant, marriage visas required to enter the UK. The Head Registrar, Shona Brechin, would be delighted to advise directly. Call her on 01546 604515.

The earliest you can submit by post your Notice of Marriage legal paperwork is 3 months prior to your wedding date, however please do not leave it any later than 4 weeks before. 

A Marriage Visa stating purpose of visit, may be required to enter the UK for non-EU passport holders. Your Marriage Visa will also be required to be submitted with your Notice of Marriage legal paperwork. Please ensure you allow sufficient time for this to be processed. 

If you require witnesses for your marriage ceremony simply write CREAR on your paperwork.


Hair & Make Up Artists 

Please arrange your hair and make- up directly. 

Finalising Your Wee Wedding Details Including Your Flowers and your Final Balance

Please email or call us eight weeks prior to your arrival to finalise all the details of your day, including your choice of colours and style for your bridal flowers and any extras required.

Your final Wee Wedding balance is payable in full four weeks prior to arrival. 


An Emergency Contact Number 

Before you arrive, we require an emergency contact number if it's just the two of you. We would only call in extreme circumstances where we would need to notify your next of kin.
Contact details of your invited guests are also required. It's helpful to know if you or your guests have food allergies. 

Caisealrag Cottage & Crear House 

Caisealrag Cottage and Crear House are fully equipped to self-cater with everything you need for your Wee Wedding, including an iron & ironing board, hair dryers, towels and a washing machine. Mobile coverage is limited so a landline is provided for your use.


Your Arrival Day 

Please let use know your expected time of arrival so we can be here to welcome you.Please use our map and driving directions as Sat Navs may send you in the wrong direction. Please note that mobile coverage is patchy in Argyll.

For religious and belief marriages, including Humanist, you are required to collect your marriage paperwork in person from the Lochgilphead Registry Office during office hours.

Remember to stock up at our nearest shops in Lochgilphead with all your edible goodies. 

When you arrive the door will be open with some welcoming home made vegetarian soup on the stove along with your Wee Wedding hamper. One of the team will pop in after you arrive to ensure you have everything you need. 


Your Wedding Day 

Just let us know if you need help with buttons and bows or dressing in a kilt and we would be happy to help. Please also advise if you would like ‘getting ready’ shots otherwise your Crear photographer will arrive along with your piper half an hour before your marriage ceremony. They will bring your bridal flowers with them. 

You can decide on the day the exact spot for your marriage ceremony, be it inside or out. The beach is a ten-minute walk.

Your photographs will be sent on a USB stick in high resolution files within three weeks of your wedding.


Contact Us & Address for Mail or Courier

Please don’t hesitate to call us on 01880 770369 or email for help at anytime during your Wee Wedding planning. 

Anything you wish to post or courier ahead of your arrival please send with your name and date of your wedding clearly marked to c/o Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD

Planning Your Stress Free Elopement

Small Gourmet Weddings at Crear

Crear House is the perfect place for when your wedding is no longer wee! We have the perfect small wedding package for ten to thirty adult guests, plus children. 

At your small gourmet wedding you would enjoy the most fabulous food with the Crear Kitchen signature menu cooked up by Alan & his superstar team. Enjoy the most amazing meal to celebrate your marriage with your closest family & friends with beautiful blooms, wedding photography covering your entire day & your Highland Piper.

With everything included for a stress free wedding day, its the perfect option if your numbers begin to grow .... 



Take your vows looking out to the Isles of Gigha, Islay & Jura with the Irish Coast 

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Wee Wedding Ceremonies & Celebrants

With nearly 200 acres surrounding Caisealrag Cottage fully licensed, you can decide where & when to marry and who you invite as your celebrant. Take your vows on a sandy beach or the site of an ancient fort looking out to the Isles of Gigha, Islay & Jura with the Irish Coast on the horizon. If the weather is unkind the cottage filled with flowers, twinkling candles & the warming woodburning stove is wonderfully romantic.

Humanist Weddings are legal in Scotland. South Knapdale Parish Church at Achahoish & St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lochgilphead are very welcoming to those out with the Parish.

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Make your Wee Wedding part of your Highland adventure with something for everyone.

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A Very Special Wee Crear Wedding Offer

We have a Special Wee Wedding Offer for two people for two nights at Crear House. 

Our perfect package includes exclusive use of Crear House, perched on the hillside with views to the Isles of Islay & Gigha, the coast of Ireland with the twinkling lighthouses of Rathlin Island on the horizon & the famous Paps of Jura. With everything you could wish for to complete a stress free wedding day including your bridal flowers, wedding photography, a bottle of delicious champagne with a hamper to share, witnesses for your marriage ceremony & our award winning piper to play your wedding music. 

Read about our Special Wee Crear Wedding Offer 2 nights for two


Your journey from Glasgow is one of the greatest, most beautiful road trips in the world

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How to find Caisealrag Cottage at Crear

Getting here is simple. There are more flights from London to Glasgow than any other route in the world. You can leave your desk at the end of a Friday & arrive for a late evening supper. We can be there to meet you from your train or plane, stop so you can shop & drive you safely here while you relax & enjoy one of the most beautiful road trips in the world.

Caisealrag is just over a two hour drive from Glasgow, situated on the Crear Estate, a working sheep farm, 14 miles along the single track B8024 coastal road. Sandy beaches are a few moments walk with views to the Islands of Gigha, Islay & Jura with the coast of Ireland on the horizon.

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Scotland's richest prehistoric landscape with burial cairns dating from 3000BC!

Crear is your perfect destination venue for weddings BIG & small

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Wee Crear Weddings & Big Crear Weddings

Wee in Scots is an adjective that means little, tiny, minute, mini, undersized, bijou, itsy-bitsy, half-pint & dinky according to the Oxford English Dictionary. The Crear definition of a Wee Wedding is upto six at the entire wedding. We completely understand that while you originally intended a secret elopement keeping it WEE, if the secret gets out, the guest list of family & friends can grow so we also offer Wee Weddings for upto twelve guests at Crear.

Crear specialises in gourmet small weddings & big weddings for 100 that which are equally relaxed & laid back in style, with an emphasis on the fabulous food by our superstar chef at Crear Kitchen, Alan Boslem. To find out more please visit Crear Weddings

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