Breathtaking blue skies and a nautical-themed day at Tighnabruaich Pier

Roddy Angus & Bronwen Evans

19th July 2018

Venue | Tighnabruaich Pier, Argyll
Photography | Harper Scott Photography

bride and groom on pier

“We decided that we wanted to get married 10 years to the date that we met in Tighnabruaich. We chose to have our ceremony at the end of the pier and hold a small reception for about 60 people in the pier building.

We both love the sea, and met at a sailing regatta in Tighnabruaich, so we had to have a nautical theme running through our day – we didn’t want just a regular wedding. Everything was very personal to us: Roddy’s daughter made the cake, we made 80 metres of bunting and named our tables after lighthouses we sail past often.

The weather was a definite highlight. Planning an outdoor wedding on the west coast of Scotland was always going to be tricky, but the sun shone and there was even a little breeze to keep the midgies at bay.

Our food was absolutely incredible. Botanica Restaurant did our catering and could not do enough for us. There was a gorgeous Loch Fyne seafood buffet, homemade bread, locally farmed lamb and regional cheeses. We also toasted with Roddy’s company’s whisky.

We made our favours and ceremony quaich at Sea Drift Pottery. The personalised shot cups had our initials and wedding date and were a huge hit with guests.

Top tip: Don’t get caught up in organising your guests’ logistics. Everyone just wants to be there to celebrate your day – you don’t need to worry about accommodation and transport, they will be happy to sort that themselves.”

Bride’s dress Lucy Can’t Dance
Bride’s shoes
Converse customised with same lace from dress
Walker Slater
 Grant Logan Goldsmith
Botanica Restaurant
Samantha Gillies at Argyll and Bute Registrars
Carrot, chocolate beetroot and lemon poppyseed cake made by Roddy’s daughter
Flowers The Woodland Florist
 Sea Drift Pottery
Marquee, lighting and tables Tents and Events
 Rosie Amrit and friends hired via Freak Music
Transport Waterside Weddings
Sarah Macarthur
LeeAnne Fraser Makeup Artist

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