Category - Weddings
Ultimate Exclusive Use Party Venue17th October 2016
The castle is featured in Singapore Airlines priority member’s club magazine as one of the world’s most inspirational exclusive use party venues – vineyard estates in Australia, chalets in Switzerland, houseboats in South Africa and us! We couldn’t agree more.
Welcome to Carlowrie’s new Executive Chef Jonathan Greer13th October 2016
Formerly of Northern Ireland, Jonny’s passion for cooking has gained widespread recognition within the hospitality industry.
Having worked with Paul Rankin at the Michelin starred Roscoff in Belfast Jonny moved to Scotland in August 1999 as a Sous Chef at Gleneagles, before moving to Ballathie House Hotel, swiftly becoming Head Chef. In 2007 Jonny became Head Chef at Murrayshall Country House Hotel in Scone retaining 2 AA Rosettes for the restaurant and achieving a silver from Eat Scotland.
During Jonny’s career he has been fortunate to have cooked for well-known people including members of the royal family and has completed ‘stages’ at restaurants including Marco Pierre White’s ‘Mirabelle’ and Michel Roux Jr.’s ‘Le Gavroche’.
In his spare time Jonny enjoys spending time with family, foraging and salmon fishing.
Nope – no Pokemons here!18th July 2016
Rumour has it we ‘had’ a Pokemon appear at the weekend – we would know if we have and we haven’t seen it – we looked everywhere!.
As much as we want to be up with the latest trends and down with the kids, there are no Pokestops, no eggs and no gyms. We do have quite a few Roe deer, rabbits and birds, a tennis court, fountains and mysterious room with no access to it in the turret.
Carlowrie is a family friendly ‘non-combat’ private estate. Terrestrial visits are by appointment only – we don’t want to disappoint or appear to be rude by refusing access – ‘…Go’ Away’ if you stroll up the drive un-announced – see what we did there! Our virtual viewings can be arranged by Skype and Facebook. Thank you
ANYONE FOR TENNIS?03rd July 2016
In celebration of Middle Sunday at Wimbledon – Game, Set and Match at Carlowrie! Off to find the Pimms.
OUR NEW BAR08th June 2016
The castle has a brand new glamorous bar that was installed for Andrew’s 40th birthday party (he owns the castle) which was a great success. In fact a little too much of a success! But, we didn’t say that. The addition of the bar ensures that guests experience the ‘exclusively’ intimate atmosphere of a private members club when they stay, or join us as part of a larger group. Ideal to gather for a pre, and post, event drink or two!!
VOTE FOR US!11th January 2016
We are over the moon to say that we have been short listed for Best Castle Venue in association with The UK Wedding Awards. Now we need you to help us get to the finals, please go on and vote for us.
Team Carlowrie are so thankful for the support and votes.
RECENTLY ENGAGED?11th January 2016
We are delighted to announce that we are attending The Luxury Scottish Wedding Show for another year running at the Balmoral Hotel.
Please come and say hi to one of our team members who will be more than happy to talk you through a potential wedding at Carlowrie Castle and take away one of our brochures.
17th January 2016 | The Balmoral Hotel | 12pm – 4pm | Admission Free
LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION!30th November 2015
This year so far has been a massive success with weddings full of many fantastic suppliers, one in which stood out. We had the please of working alongside White Balloon Films and helping create spectacular memories for our bride & groom. Alina and Stewart Carroll, the husband and wife team behind the White Balloon Films, continue to push the boundaries of what can be expected from a wedding film. With a creative background stretching far beyond an education in film and animation at The University Of The Arts, London, White Balloon Film uses all the tools at its disposal to create cinematic wedding films with production vales not normally found in the kind of work. Mindful that the videographer’s presence must be non-intrusive and discrete on the wedding day, White Balloon Films use state of the art equipment like a legal licensed drone for dramatic aerial footage and an electronic steadicam for truly cinematic shots of the couple and guests. Excitingly, technology for film makers continues to move forward at a rate of knots, creating more and more opportunities to create stunning visuals previously only available to their Hollywood counterparts. Embracing these opportunities, the future is bright for your White Balloon Film!
Stunning fashion shoot with the Herald Magazine14th May 2015
We recently hosted a fashion shoot with Eva Arrighi, the Fashion Editor of the Glasgow Herald at the Castle. The shoot showcased some stunning outfits perfect for any special occasion in beautiful pastels – certainly plenty of inspiration for our summer wedding guests at Carlowrie!
The team on the day were amazing and managed a huge amount of dress and style changes seamlessly – watch this space for further news of another fashion story in our Orangery…
If you would like to consider using the Castle for a photo shoot, please get in touch with Angie, our Business Development Director to discuss your requirements.
Warm welcome to our Weddings Manager16th January 2015
We are delighted to announce that Jen Brown has joined the Carlowrie team, as our Weddings Manager. She lives in the Castle grounds and will work with couples from initial enquiry right through to being there on the day, to ensure that everything runs smoothly and your wedding is everything you hope and dream of.
Jen is very dedicated in everything she does and has an incredible eye for detail. She also loves everything to do with weddings, so we are very happy she has come on board!
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