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 email@example.com 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