Epic Wedding In A Castle On The Scottish Borders – Kamilla & Ilya

Kamilla and Ilya castle wedding had been postponed several times due to the pandemic. But after travelling more than 2,000 miles, they achieved their dream of a wedding in a castle on the Scottish Borders – one the most beautiful castles too! A lovely 16th-century castle located in Lauder, not so far from Edinburgh.

They prepared for their wedding in peace in one of the charming rooms of Thirlestane Castle.

Kamilla’s dream was to elope under a tree. Not far from the path leading to Thirlestane Castle Woodland, they both made their vows and tied the knot.

Why Is Thirlestane Castle The Perfect Place For An Intimate Elopement?

When you’re looking for the perfect place to elope, there’s no better option than Thirlestane Castle in the Scottish Borders. A historic castle wedding offers a unique mix of beauty and intimacy that can’t be found anywhere else.

This secluded destination is perfect for a peaceful escape away from all the stresses of everyday life. Spend your day surrounded by the majestic beauty of the rolling hills and lush forests, or explore the stunning gardens hand-in-hand with your partner. Exchange your vows under grand arched windows or take a leisurely stroll down cobblestone paths – whatever you envision, Thirlestane Castle can make it happen.

With a perfect blend of meaningful emotion and adventure, an intimate elopement in Scotland is just perfect at Thirlestane Castle — you’ll create unforgettable memories that last a lifetime. Whether you’re dreaming of an extravagant affair or something more low-key, this is undoubtedly one of the best wedding venues around! Start planning your special day now – it will be a magical experience you’ll never forget!

Thirlestane Castle on the Scottish Borders is a great place to elope or get married. Moreover, Scotland is famous for stunning castles where you can have your intimate wedding or elopement. You might choose between Neidpath Castle, Auchen Castle, Fingask Castle, Culzean Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, and many more. I would love to capture the wedding of your dream in a Scottish castle! Send me a message through the contact form and I’ll be delighted to discuss with you all the details.

If you’re looking for a Scottish Borders wedding photographer, get in touch and I’d love to help you plan your special day!


Venue: Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Scottish Borders

Dress: Tatiana Kaplun

Suit: Twisted Tailor

Flowers: The Flower Room, Kelso

Celebrant: Fiona Stewart (I met Fiona a few minutes before the ceremony. She is such a lovely person. She didn’t only prepare a wee corsage for Jacqueline – the castle manager and me but she also created the knot for Kamilla & Ilya)

The Knot: Fiona Stewart


Wedding in a castle on the Scottish Borders at Thirlestane Castle

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