Love is in the air! Scottish couple get engaged at Go Ape

 Photo: Chris James Photographer
Photos: Chris James Photographer

After a whirlwind romance, Zac Louden from Edinburgh took his relationship with partner Colin Nicholson to new heights by popping the question at Go Ape forest adventure park in Aberfoyle!

After meeting through mutual friends on Facebook last summer, Zac and Colin shared their first date swinging through the treetops at Go Ape, which is located in scenic Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Now living together in Johnstone, Zac decided to put a ring on it and organised a trip back to the park in February for the surprise proposal. As Colin flew down the final 400 metre-long zip wire, Zac was ready and waiting on one knee with a large ‘Will You Marry Me?’ sign.

Couple Takes Relationship to New Heights with Proposal at Go Ape After a whirlwind romance, a Scottish man was looking for an adventurous way to propose to his partner and decided to go back to Go Ape Tree Top Adventure where their love story began in 2015. It was love at first swing for Zac Louden (20) from Edinburgh and Colin Nicholson (31) from Bridge of Weir who first set eyes on each other as they swung through the tree-tops on their first date last summer, 150 feet above the ground at Go Ape Aberfoyle in Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Picture by Chris James 12/3/16

Zac said: “Being up in the trees I was so worried that I was going to drop the rings! As if a zip wire isn’t nerve-wracking enough without the added pressure of proposing – but it was worth it to see the look on Colin’s face as he came flying down. The whole day was perfect and all the staff were such a great help in making it all go to plan.”

Colin, who admitted he was a little flustered by the crowd of cheering spectators, added: “We were about to go on the last zip wire and I knew something was strange as Zac was insisting that I went last. At about half way along the zip I could see a huge sign and Zac down on one knee and I immediately clicked what was happening.

The pair plan to marry in 2018 at The Vu on the water in Bathgate. If the proposal is anything to go by, we can’t wait to see the pics from the wedding. Congratulations guys!