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					Fyvie Castle

   a place for weddings
               Nicholas Frost Photography

Fyvie Castle
Welcome to Fyvie Castle
Congratulations on your engagement and thank you for
considering Fyvie Castle as the venue for your special day.

Originally dating from the thirteenth      As Fyvie Castle offers a variety of       By celebrating your wedding at               Contact us
century and steeped in history, myth       wedding options, our Wedding              Fyvie Castle you will also be actively
and legend, Fyvie Castle is a romantic     Coordinator will always be on hand to                                                  To arrange a visit call us on
                                                                                     supporting the vital work of the National
vision of towers and turrets set in        offer friendly advice and support. This                                                0844 493 2182 (+44 1651 891266
                                                                                     Trust for Scotland, one of Scotland’s
beautifully designed parkland.             brochure provides a flavour of what is                                                  from outside the UK) or email
                                                                                     leading conservation charities, and
                                           available at this extraordinary venue.                                       
                                                                                     helping us to protect the nation’s natural
Renowned for its lavish interiors,
                                                                                     and cultural heritage for present and
intricate ceilings and world-famous        Within easy access of Aberdeen
                                                                                     future generations to enjoy.
art collections, Fyvie Castle offers an    city centre (25 miles) and Aberdeen
idyllic setting for your wedding.          International Airport (19 miles), Fyvie   Thank you!
                                           Castle also offers luxury self-catering
Whether your dream wedding is
                                           accommodation in the heart of
grand and sumptuous; intimate and
                                           the castle.
relaxed; religious, civil or humanist;
we guarantee outstanding service and
memories you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

                                                                                                                                                            A place for weddings
                                            Your arrival
                                            at Fyvie Castle
                                            As you enter the estate, follow the       and for celebratory drinks and canapés
                                            driveway as it meanders through           following the ceremony.
                                            the picturesque parkland until Fyvie,
                                                                                      The Billiards Room, located off the
                                            ‘the pretty, pink castle perched
                                                                                      Entrance Hall, also provides a welcome
                                            on a pedestal’, is revealed in all
                                                                                      retreat for the groom and groomsmen
                                            its splendour.
                                                                                      to settle their nerves and prepare for the
                                            The Entrance Hall, dominated by a         big day ahead.
                                            large fireplace and a number of suits
                                                                                      Maximum Capacity: 120
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                                            of armour, is ideal for greeting guests
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A place for weddings
               Your ceremony
               at Fyvie Castle
               Within Fyvie Castle wedding ceremonies are held in the
               interconnecting Gallery and Drawing Room.

               Gallery and Drawing Room
               From the Entrance Hall guests are guided up the sweeping
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               stone wheel staircase and through the stylish Drawing
               Room to the Gallery, famed for its intricate decor and
               evocative Flemish tapestries.

               Maximum Capacity: 120

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Fyvie Castle
A place for weddings
                              Your reception
                              at Fyvie Castle
                              Depending on the size of your wedding party and formality
                              of the occasion, Fyvie Castle offers you a choice of unique
                              locations for dining.

                              Gallery and Drawing Room
                              Versatile and spacious, the Gallery and Drawing Room
                              transform into the perfect dining experience.

                              Enjoy your wedding meal surrounded by a magnificent
                              art collection, including masterpieces by Raeburn,
                              Gainsborough and Batoni.
                              Maximum Capacity: 120

                              Dining Room
                              Ideal for rehearsal meals or more intimate wedding
                              receptions, the oak-panelled Dining Room can comfortably
                              seat up to 50 guests.

                              The castle’s own dining table can also be used to seat
                              parties of up to 24.
                              Maximum Capacity: 50

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Fyvie Castle
A place for weddings
               Your celebration
               in the grounds
               of Fyvie Castle
               Racquets Court
               Just a short stroll from the castle, the Racquets Court,
               built in 1903, is ideal for evening receptions, ceilidhs
               and dances for up to 120 guests or dining for up to 100.

               With its glistening glass roof, excellent acoustics and a
               sprung dance floor, you can let your hair down and end
               the day with a party to remember!
               Maximum Capacity: 120 (100 for dining)

               For larger weddings, marquees can be erected on the
               south-facing lawn, with the floodlit castle providing a
               spectacular backdrop.
               Maximum Capacity: 800

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Your accommodation
at Fyvie Castle

The Preston Tower Apartment
Part of our Connoisseurs’ Collection, the Preston Tower Apartment
is perfect for the wedding party, family or friends.

Offering luxury self-catering accommodation for up to thirteen
guests, the apartment is furnished to a high standard and retains
many original features.

For further details and to make a reservation, contact our Holidays
Department on 0844 493 2108 (+44 131 243 9331 from outside
the UK) or visit
Maximum Capacity: 13

                                                                    A place for weddings
                                  Harry Fraser
                                   Catering Services Limited

               HARRY FRASER CATERING SERVICES          Your wedding day is one of the
               LIMITED is proud to be the north-east   best days of your life and we pride
               of Scotland’s preferred caterer.        ourselves on the fact that we can add
               From your first contact with us, our     to that joy by providing an exquisite
               dedicated team will be on hand to       meal. We can ensure you won’t be
               help you make the right choices         worrying about the catering on your
               with the menu and wines.                special day.

               When organising your function you       Our dedicated team of professionals
               need to know that your chosen caterer   will be with you from the first enquiry
               delivers on their promises for that     to the last dance, with the guarantee
               special occasion. We treat every        of peace of mind for the bride
               event individually. This means that     and groom.
               the menu, service style and budgets
               can be tailor-made to meet your         From magnificent castles like
               specific requirements.                   Fyvie, Drum, Crathes and Fraser to
                                                       outdoor marquees, or even your own
               By choosing Harry Fraser Catering you   back garden, we can provide an
               can be assured of outstanding food      outstanding meal and service that
               coupled with a service backed by        you will never forget.
               over 40 years of experience.

                   Blackhall Industrial Estate, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 4FW
                                          Tel: 01467 622008

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                                                    Hudsons Catering

HUDSONS love weddings at Fyvie Castle. We don’t make                                            Come and meet us – we can organise so much more than
a fuss – we listen to what you want and then, on the day,                                       just the food if you would like us to. Our brides often find it
quietly and efficiently go ahead and produce the results we                                      much easier to have one steady, experienced hand helping
promised. We look forward to making the decisions together                                      them through what can sometimes be stressful decisions.
that are right for you.

                              Tel: 01224 791100      Email:
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                                        is a fresh and       for fun, colour and informality or       are presented in your own unique and   With four different wedding photography
modern company with an excellent        elegance and detail in your wedding      personally designed digital album –    packages to choose from, there is a style
reputation for creative and original    photographs, we will ensure that you     a truly appropriate showcase for our   to suit your very special day and your
images. Whether you are looking         get what you want. All of our weddings   informal and creative photography.     budget, perfectly.

                              Tel: 01779 841451 Mob: 07952 021650 Email:
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     Meldrum House
           Country Hotel & Golf Course

Set amidst beautiful countryside, MELDRUM HOUSE COUNTRY
HOTEL & GOLF COURSE offers unrivalled quality. Only a
few miles from Aberdeen, this is one of the finest luxury hotels
Scotland has to offer.

Imagine traditional Scottish hotel luxury with modern facilities.
Set in the expansive Meldrum Estate, the hotel accommodation
ranges across three buildings – each with its own distinct
character. The hotel dining room serves the best of local
produce, while the comfortable bar is a great place to relax after
a game of golf.

With delicious menus, beautiful rooms and the striking backdrop
of the north-east countryside, Meldrum House is an exceptional
wedding reception venue.

Meldrum House Country Hotel & Golf Course
AB51 0AE

Tel: 01651 872294

                                                      A place for weddings
                    North East
                 Promotions Ltd.
                                Marquee Hires

               With over 35 years’ experience in marquee tent hire,
               NORTH EAST PROMOTIONS LTD is a family-run
               company offering a dependable service, with marquee
               frame structures to suit every outdoor event.

               For Special Occasions we can offer a variety of
               coloured lining and drapes, chandelier lighting,
               carpeting, tables and chairs, staging, heating …
               even luxury toilet hire. In fact, we have everything
               to set the stage for your important day.

               North East Promotions Ltd
               Gables-End, Station Road, Turriff AB53 4ER
               Tel: 01888 562767
               Mob: 07866 509171

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The Studio
1st Floor, 27 John Street   Wedding Photography                                                        Tel: 01224 644700
Aberdeen AB25 1BT                                                                 
                            A beautiful array of documentary and reportage imagery

                                                                                                              A place for weddings
                                  CP&Co.                                                          Gibbs
                                   you’re invited…                                               tailored to suit

                 Specialists in the design and print of bespoke invitations for

                                                                                                    Sale and Hire
                          a stunning impression for that special day…

               7 Constitution Street, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 4SQ           9 Market Place, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 3PU
                   Tel: 01467 624754                         Tel: 01467 624198

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Image is everything…

                           A place for weddings
                Fife Lodge Hotel
      THE FIFE LODGE HOTEL is set in its own grounds overlooking the Deveron
      Valley. We can provide everything to make your day very special.

      The Fife Lodge Hotel Ballroom can cater for wedding receptions from
      50 to 250 guests, and up to a further 50 for the evening dance.

      The hotel offers a wide range of accommodation. All bedrooms in the
      main hotel are en-suite. For families, some of our spacious rooms can
      accommodate up to four people.

      Fine dining, lunches, afternoon teas and evening meals are also available.

                Fife Lodge Hotel, Sandyhill Road, Banff AB45 1BE
               Tel: 01261 812436 Email:
                                                                                       Chauffeured Classics
                                                                                      There’s only one way to travel – the classic way

                                                                                   CHAUFFEURED CLASSICS run a substantial fleet of chauffeur-driven classic,
                                                                                    prestigious vehicles for hire at competitive rates for all special occasions.
                                                                                    Our uniformed, highly experienced team of professional chauffeurs are all
                                                                                   accredited by the British Chauffeurs Guild. Chauffeured Classics will ensure
                                                                                             you have a wedding experience that is second to none.

                                                                                               Fordoun Bridge, Fyvie, Aberdeenshire AB53 8JP
                                                                                                   Tel: 01651 891129 Fax: 01651 891139
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                              Simon Clubb Photography
                                  Your day, our vision and a lifetime of memories

                              “We would be honoured to share your big day with you.”

                                          144 Crown Street, Aberdeen AB11 6HS
                                                  Tel: 01224 585158


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                                                                                                        Cake Affair

                 Rococo Quartet
    THE ROCOCO QUARTET is the ideal combination to transform your occasion
     into an elegant and sophisticated event. The string quartet performs to your
          specifications at any function from weddings to corporate events.          Unique cakes created with style, innovation and imagination
                                                                                     Little Brownhill, Rothienorman, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 8XJ
               Tel: 07734 049486 Email:                                 Tel: 01651 821191 Email:

     Lochter Activity Centre                                                            Aberdeen Arms Hotel
                                      Stag & Hen Parties and Celebrations
                                      Make LOCHTER Aberdeen your first choice
                                      for Stag and Hen parties and birthday
                                      celebrations. The emphasis is on fun and
                                      laughter! After some adrenalin-fuelled
                                      activities, enjoy a BBQ and drinks.
                                      Entertainment and a disco can be arranged
                                      for later in the evening.                     THE ABERDEEN ARMS HOTEL is home to many award-winning beers and ales.
                                                                                        The hotel offers a free mobile bar service and can cater to your party’s
                                      Oldmeldrum, Inverurie,                            every requirement. All the perks of your local pub but in the venue of
                                      Aberdeenshire AB51 0DZ                                   your choice. Bar prices that won’t empty your sporran!
                                      Tel: 01651 872000 Fax: 01651 873373
                                      Email:                                                Tel: 01651 851214
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             The Friendly
            Food Company

                We specialise in catering for:

                and can provide wines and a licensed bar

 THE FRIENDLY FOOD COMPANY unites the cooking expertise of
 Beth Bruce-Gardner, a cordon bleu cook, with fresh produce from
 local suppliers.

 Whether you are planning a dinner for 20 guests or a wedding reception
 for 150 in a marquee, Beth provides a flexible and personal service.
 From the menu consultation to the hire of tableware and equipment,              Hazel Mair
 as well as the provision of friendly and efficient staff, together we can
 achieve the perfect event.                                                           Wedding music
                                                                                tailored to suit your needs
Greenspot Farm, Oldmeldrum, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 0AG               17 Belvidere Crescent, Aberdeen AB25 2NH
  Tel: 01651 872351 Email:                    Tel: 01224 635747 Mob: 07779 237107
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                                                             Roy Stewart
                                                          Video Productions
                                                              Mark of Quality
                                                          for HD Wedding DVDs

                                                           Tel: 07710 401934                       Specialists in wedding flowers
                                                                                            Westhill Shopping Centre, Westhill, Aberdeen AB32 6RL
  “Weddings can be tremendous fun to film and it is a great feeling to hand over a quality                     Tel: 01224 749508
         record of the bride’s Big Day which she can cherish and enjoy for many years.”

        Strathorn Farm Stables                                                                                         Fireworx
                     Horse-Drawn Wedding Carriages
                                                                                                                       Scottish National Firework
                                                                                                                       Champions 2008/2009
                                                                                                                       * Professional Firework Displays
                                                                                                                       * Indoor Pyrotechnics
                                                                                                                       * Chinese Lanterns
                                                                                                                       * Flambeaux Hire
  Turn back the clock and arrive at your wedding in a horse-drawn carriage.
Make your wedding day unforgettable by travelling in a STRATHORN WEDDING                                               * DIY Packs / Online Sales
   CARRIAGE pulled by a pair of Clydesdale horses or a single Clydesdale.
                                                                                                                       Tel: 01467 624872 Mob: 07801 543614
Strathorn Farm, Nr Old Rayne, Pitcaple, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5EJ                                    
          Tel: 01464 851204 Email:                                                             Fireworx Scotland Ltd, Craigforthie,
                                                                                      Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 0LT
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               Bridal Boutique                                                         Alexander
                                                                                              Your piper for
                                                                                              all occasions

                                                                                        Tel: 01888 563242 (evening)
For the woman who wants to make an impression, no matter what the occasion,                  Mob: 07901 692336
BRIDAL BOUTIQUE offers a range of elegant and sophisticated ball gowns,
evening dresses and cocktail wear in both contemporary and classic styles.

Known throughout Fraserburgh and the surrounding areas as a premier boutique
for wedding dresses and accessories, we treat each of our customers to the same
individual service, creating a comfortable environment where you can choose         Marquee
from our unrivalled collection of fine garments and accessories.

In our bridal collection, our dresses range from size 8 to Plus sizes and include   Masquerade
Allure, Alfred Angelo, Bonny Bridal, Hilary Morgan, Romantica, Ronald Joyce,
and Jasmine.                                                                        MARQUEE MASQUERADE is a family
                                                                                    business that prides itself on providing
For the mother of the bride, with our expert assistance, we can help you choose     quality marquees with a personal
and fit one of our beautiful outfits. Naturally, we carry an impressive array         service. We have supplied marquees
of fascinators, matching handbags and just about every accessory a mother           across Scotland for a host of events,
of the bride could need.                                                            from luxury weddings in private
                                                                                    grounds to village fêtes.

                                                                                    The Office, Esslemont House,
                 32-36 Mid Street, Fraserburgh AB43 9AJ                             Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 8PA
         Tel: 01346 518250 Email:                        Tel: 01358 721942
                                                                                                                 A place for weddings
                                   a place for weddings

               Our wedding venues
               across Scotland
               For information on all Trust venues:
               Telephone: 0844 493 2111 or
               +44 131 243 9555 from outside the UK

Fyvie Castle
How to find us

                                                                                                       Fyvie Castle is 8 miles south-east of Turriff, 25 miles north-west
                                                                                                       of Aberdeen city centre and 19 miles north-west of Aberdeen
                                                                                                       International Airport.
                                                                                                       By car
                                                                                                       Directions from Aberdeen city centre:
                                                                                                       Follow signs for the A96 (signposted Inverness). At the roundabout take the second
                                                                                                       exit onto the B947 (signposted Banff). Continue on the B947, following signs for
                                                                                                       Banff. Turn right onto the B9005 for Methlick/Ellon. Turn left, following signs for
                                                                                                       Fyvie Castle. The car park entrance to Fyvie Castle is on the right-hand side.

                                                                                                       Directions from Aberdeen International Airport:
                                                                                                       At the traffic lights turn left onto Dyce Drive (signposted Aberdeen/Inverness A96).
                                                                                                       Follow signs for the A947 (signposted Dyce/Banff). At the roundabout take the
                                                                                                       second exit onto the A947, following signs for Banff. Turn right onto the B9005 for
                                                                                                       Methlick/Ellon. Turn left, following signs for Fyvie Castle. The car park entrance to
                                                                                                       Fyvie Castle is on the right-hand side.

                                                                                                       By bus
                                                                                                       Stagecoach Bluebird from Aberdeen bus station. The bus stops in Fyvie and there is
                                                                                                       a 1-mile walk to the castle.

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    a place for weddings

                      Nicholas Frost Photography

Fyvie Castle
AB53 8JS
Telephone: 0844 493 2182 or
+44 1651 891266 from outside the UK

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Natural Beauty is a charity registered in Scotland, Charity Number SC 007410

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