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Wee Wedding Elopement Packages include your stay at Caisealrag Cottage, your bridal bouquet & button hole, your wedding piper in full Highland Dress, professional wedding photographs of your marriage ceremony & a bottle of organic champagne to enjoy with a delicious hamper of local produce to celebrate! 

Wee Wedding at Caisealrag Cottage

Our world famous parcel of wedding loveliness includes:

• Exclusive use of Caisealrag Cottage for a couple
• Exclusive use of the beach for your marriage ceremony if required
• Your bridal bouquet of seasonal blooms & a button hole to match
• Professional photographs of your wedding ceremony
• A professional piper in full Highland dress  
• Crear to provide one or two witnesses if required
• Delicious hamper to share
• A bottle of our delicious Crear House Champagne 

You are welcome to swap the champagne for a soft alternative or additional flowers

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Wee Wedding all inclusive costs for the cottage, photographs, flowers, piper & champagne

Wee Wedding Costs for a Couple

April - October
Midweek
Monday - Wednesday, Wednesday - Friday £1995
Weekends
Friday - Monday £2295

November - March
Midweek
Monday - Wednesday, Wednesday - Friday £1695
Weekends Friday - Monday £1995

Up to 4 additional guests for a two night midweek stay £175 per person including a hamper, a button hole or jacket corsage. Up to 4 additional guests Friday - Monday £225 per person including a hamper, a button hole or jacket corsage.

Children aged 12 & under 50% off additional guest rate. Children under 5 years old come for free!

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Everything you could wish for to complete a stress free wedding day 

Late Availability Offers

You only need four weeks to process your legal paperwork so for all wee weddings booked within five weeks of the wedding date we will be giving you an extra bottle of our delicious champagne! 

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Crear Kitchen is famous for the fabulous food that the superstar chef Alan & his talented team produce for the BIG Crear Weddings. Our Small Gourmet Wedding Package made in heaven for lovers of delicious food and wine, includes Alan's Signature menu

 

Small Gourmet Weddings at Crear House 

Small Gourmet Weddings sleeping 12 at Crear House 

November - March 
Weekend Friday - Monday £6950
2 nights Monday - Wednesday, Wednesday - Friday £5950

April - October
2 nights Monday - Wednesday, Wednesday - Friday £6950

Additional Day Guests  £95 per person 

Please visit Small Weddings for details 

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More fabulous flowers & beautiful blooms for you, your family & friends

A Beautiful Wee Wedding for two at Crear House 

We have a Special Wee Wedding Offer of two nights exclusive use at Crear House, perched on the hillside with views to the Isles of Islay, Gigha & 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 champagne, delicious hamper, & our award winning piper Iain to pipe your wedding music. From March 2018, enjoy a two night stay. Available Monday - Wednesday & Wednesday - Friday. £2495

Please note the Wee Wedding Packages do not include the services of Crear Kitchen.

 

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Our special double wee wedding package allows you to split the costs 50/50

Double Wee Weddings

Double Wee Weddings are a perfect way to share your special day with close friends who have similar ideas in mind. Our special double wee wedding package allows you to split the costs 50/50. 

Two nights for two couples exclusive use, Iain to pipe in full Highland Dress, professional photography of your day allowing for a little more time, bridal bouquets & button holes plus two bottles of our delicious house champagne to celebrate & hampers to nibble. 

Plus £495 for two nights during the week and £595 for the weekends.

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Allow us to serve you our delicious hampers in the comfort of the cottage

Wee Wedding Optional Extra Flowers

Additional bouquet & button hole: £75

Additional decorative bouquet: £45 Button hole: £15

Floral corsage for a bag or jacket: £18.50

Wrist Corsage: £27.50

Flower halo or head garland: £95

Floral collar or ruff for your four legged friend: £35

Cake topper small or large: £18 & £30

The Flower arch at Achahoish Church from £270

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Please arrange your personal legal paperwork & your marriage celebrant directly

Legal costs & celebrant fees

You are responsible for arranging your personal legal paperwork & your marriage ceremony with the celebrant of your choice directly. All payments are made directly to your celebrant.

Whoever conducts your ceremony, you must registrar your marriage no less than four weeks prior to arrival with our local Registrar. Please contact our local Registrar, Shona Brechin directly for more information regarding any legal aspect of your marriage including visa requirements etc. Two witnesses are required & must be aged 16 & over.

Click here to contact our local celebrants

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Decide on the day your exact spot you wish to marry!

 

A deposit of £750 secures the dates of your choice in our diary

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 hello@crear.co.uk 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

Wee Wedding Payment terms

A non-refundable deposit of £750 secures the dates of your choice in our diary. 

The balance of Caisealrag Cottage or Crear House hire & any other services we are providing is payable six weeks prior to your arrival. You can pay by BACS, cheque or any major credit or debit card. Prices are inclusive of VAT at 20% & includes all arrangements made on your behalf by Crear.

We strongly recommend you take out a Wedding Insurance. Prices start at £50. Many Crear couples have used Event Insurance to date. Lucy Evans deals directly with Crear bookings.

If necessary we are able to re-schedule your special day, with 4 months notice, at a charge of £250.

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'A big thank you! We are so glad that we found this special place! Absolutely everything was perfect. We would recommend this beautiful place to anybody who is looking for peace, tranquility & a special place to hold a wedding. All that remains for us now is to go home and tell everyone about it.'

Angela & Damian, Halesowen

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