Testimonials from previous weddings.  


Many thanks to all the happy couples who have kindly given us such lovely feedback and testimonials.


Thank you both for making this day even more special for us! It was really wonderful and we're feeling blessed that we could have this experience. Again I know why I love this country and it's people so much.


Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Warm regards from Germany

Jenny and Torben


Kara and Pall, thank you so much for the wonderful ceremony you conducted at our wedding in July. All of our guests were blown away with how beautiful the ceremony was, it really was the talking point of the day. It's still being talked about months later! It was exactly what we had hoped for. Many thanks for all the help and advice you both provided in the preparation also. I will be highly recommending your services.

Kelly & Andy



Dear Kara and Pall,

Thank you so much for performing our ceremony, which was absolutely wonderful. Everybody who attended remarked on such a unique ceremony and how touching it was. Robbie and I could not have wished for a better way to celebrate our marriage, we were both delighted with it. We had an absolutely amazing day and thank you for being part of it.

Best regards,

Eilidh & Robbie.



we just want to say thank you for giving us a lovely day to remember.

Montgomery & Christine.


Good afternoon, guys. We just wanted to email to say THANK YOU SO MUCH for our wedding ceremony - it was gorgeous and everybody commented on how beautiful it was. We can't thank you enough for everything over the last few months and for making our day extra special.

Thanks again for such a wonderful day,

Lots of love,

Gary, Emma & Travis XXX 


Hi Kara and Pall,

Would just like to thank you again for our ceremony. Have had such a lot of fantastic feedback from the persons present about how the words spoken meant so much and were meant from the heart. A lot of people were moved by the whole event in the fact  that it was personal to ourselves.

Thank you again,

All our Love,

Mike & Carol. 


Hi Kara and Pall, 

We just wanted to say thanks for making our wedding extra special. It was a truly wonderful ceremony that we will remember forever.

Thanks again!

Matt & Genesis. 


We just wanna say thank you for giving us this very special day.

Everything went fine and we have had a wonderful wedding.
Please see attached a picture of our fantastic wedding.
Hope you like it. :-)

Fulvia and Alberto


"Thanks again for helping us make our wedding at Fernie Castle such a memorable day. It was a pleasure to have met you and you helped put both of us at ease."

 Liam & Jess 


"Wir haben im März 2013 im Craigmillar Castle geheiratet. Kara und Pall haben für uns die Hochzeitszeremonie durchgeführt. Für uns war das ein fantastischer Augenblick. Wir haben unsere Hochzeit zusammen mit den beiden vorbereitet. Kara hatte uns zu Beginn ein paar Vorschläge zur Handfasting Zeremonie zugesendet, ebenso ein paar Beispiele über den Ablauf und die notwendigen Formalitäten.

Wir waren von Anfang an in den Ablauf integriert und konnten uns verschiedene Elemente einer keltischen Hochzeit zusammenstellen. Die Texte und Gedichte, sowie die Eheversprechen (die Vows) haben wir selbst mit eingebracht. Diese individuelle Freiheit findet man bei einer deutschen, standesamtlichen Trauung nicht. Kara und Pall haben uns von Anfang an begleitet. Wir können Kara und Pall nur empfehlen. Die Zeremonie selbst im Schloss war sehr magisch und wir haben jeden Moment genossen. Die Formalitäten waren für uns ebenfalls sehr einfach. 

Kara und Pall waren sehr nett und hilfsbereit. Wenn eine Hochzeit nicht etwas Einmaliges wäre, würden wir beide sagen, jederzeit wieder J

Als Photographen wollen wir euch noch Matt von ww.Ohccasions.co.uk  ans Herz legen. Er hat unsere Hochzeit sehr schön in Bilder gefasst.

Michaela und Markus


"It was a wonderful ceremony and an amazing day, thank you for all of your help."

 Dan & Sarah


"The ceremony was absolutely fantastic and far more meaningful and sincere than any other I have attended. Thank you very much for making my daughter's day such a happy one."



"Hi Kara and Pall,

Sorry this has taken so long but......... Michael and I would like to thank you so much for an unforgettable day. It was an emotional, intimate and unique ceremony. Your warmth and support was beyond the call of duty and you made sure the ceremony reflected our beliefs and those of our families. We can't thank you enough for creating such a perfect and heartfelt ceremony. Our family are still talking about what a beautiful day it was and Michael and I are very happy. We hope to see you in the next few years to perform a baby naming ceremony and create even more love in our lives. A thousand thanks."

Kaydii and Michael


"Thank you again for performing our handfasting! So many of our guests couldn't stop talking about how unique and memorable the ceremony was and we have a couple who would like to have a handfasting of their own, thanks to you! You two are the best and I am so pleased that you had a good time with us. Thanks!"  

Tamani & Oro 


"Dear Kara & Pall, We would like to thank you again for performing such an amazing wedding ceremony for us. Here are a few pictures, feel free to use them on your website... Hope everything is well. Thank you both again from the bottom of our hearts, you have made this day truly amazing and memorable for us 

Kindest regards,

Willard and Elena                                                                                                   


"Hello there! Sorry this has taken so long, haven't stopped since we got back. Just wanted to say a very big thank you to you both for such a wonderful ceremony. We loved every minute of it and were so pleased you were able to join us after for a bit. We'd love to stay in touch... Take care and lots of love, 

Adele & Adam 


"Scott and I live in the US, in an area where there is not much in the way of weddings to choose from beyond churches and government offices. We decided to elope to Scotland, and had the fortune to find Kara and Pall's website. They worked with us to craft a beautiful ceremony which could not have been more suited for us. Our handfasting was unique and personal, and the garden of the Old Observatory in Edinburgh was a lovely, intimate spot. We will treasure our pictures and memories of our wedding day for the rest of our lives. Thanks so much to both of you for making our wedding so awesome!"

Brittany & Scott 


"We asked Kara to officiate a renewal of our wedding vows for our 40th anniversary. We live in New Jersey, USA, so all arrangements were done by e-mail and telephone. We trusted her to create a beautiful ceremony, and she exceeded our expectations.

"The setting was St. Anthony's Chapel in Holyrood Park. It was historic and romantic. Kara crafted and performed a ceremony rich in Celtic traditions and personal meaning and her sister, Babs, took beautiful photographs of our ceremony.

"Kara and Babs were sensitive and warm, and helped us share a memory we will treasure forever. We had a fabulous time and we were still basking in the glow of our wonderful ceremony and the day we spent with them when we returned home two weeks later." 

Judy & Peter


"When Stephen and I decided to" tie the knot" we decided we wanted to do it as traditionally as we could.  
"Stephen is a big Scotland and fan so the venue was always going to be Scotland's national stadium. We contacted Hampden Park and they agreed we could be married on the pitch on the 28th April 2012, we were very happy. However, we still felt we needed something different to make our day perfect, and we decided what better than a traditional handfasting ceremony. 
"I scoured the internet and found Kara and Pall, I contacted Kara and she said they were available on that day and would love to conduct our handfasting. 
"We met with Kara and Pall about a month before our big day and got on like a house on fire from that day on. 
"Kara and Pall helped us chose the perfect ceremony and vows for our day. They continually reminded us that it was our day and that they would accommodate anything (within reason) we wanted for our day, they even suggested we could include our wee dog in the day but we thought it was maybe not a good idea to take a dog to play on the grass at Hampden park! 
"Kara and Pall kept in touch with us from the day we met until we met again at the actual wedding, they made everything perfect from start to finish and gave us a wedding that people are still talking about today. 
"Kara and Pall not only married us, they joined us for some of the reception and we still keep in touch by email and will be meeting for drinks in the very near future."

Joanna & Stephen


"Hey thankyou again for our lovely ceremony, it took us a few weeks to recover lol. Amazing and emotional ceremony. loved the intimate and personal touches on the whole thing. An absolute pleasure to work with the two of you cannot thank you enough xxxxxx"

Louise & Derrick  (Baby naming and renewal of vows ceremony on 7 April 2012)


"Kara and Pall helped to make our special day a romantic masterpiece.
Their focus was always on what we wanted as a couple. They were so easy to work with and kept in touch with us every step of the way. Their extensive knowledge and contacts allowed us to have our ceremony exactly where and how we wanted, which included the most amazing Scottish piper, Louise Marshall. Their kindness and consideration will always be a treasured part of our memories."

Cathleen & Frank


"Hiya Pall & Kara, glad you enjoyed the night! We had a great time. Many thanks once again for performing such a great ceremony. Slainte."  



"Hi, Hope you are well. Just a quick note to say thank you for making our day so special. We've enclosed a copy of some of our photos taken on the day. Please feel free to use them on your website! Your efforts re: handfasting ceremony were most appreciated!...... " 

Brett & Susan


"Kara and Pall were wonderful to work with. Knowing nothing of the area and living in the US, we did everything by email. Kara worked with us to get the ceremony exactly how we wanted it and the spot that we picked couldn't have been better! The whole ceremony was magical and meaningful. Our wedding was perfect and we would recommend them to anybody!!" 



"We would like to say a really big thank you for such a wonderful wedding ceremony.  Wendy and I couldn't have asked for more, in fact, we got a lot more than we'd expected.  You made us feel so welcome and at ease with absolutely no time pressure.  The place you recommended was wonderful and we had an absolutely perfect day, thank you so much.
"We have taken so many happy memories from the day that we constantly go back and reminisce over different parts of it.  Although we only met the two of you for such a short time, you made such a wonderful impact on our lives that I'm sure our wedding day will always remain as vivid then as it is now and in many years to come.

"Thank you once again for everything you did for us"

James & Wendy 


"Ten years ago, My husband and I were wedded in Scotland at Duns Castle.  We returned longing for another special experience, and Kara and Pall made our vow renewal the most special experience of our lives.  Kara and Pall assisted my Husband and I in making the ceremony exactly what we wanted it to be, about our relationship with each other, based on our Christian values and our love for each other.  They helped us make every bit of the ceremony meaningful and thoughtful, relaxed.  I would even go so far as to say FUN!  They did a beautiful job of intertwining various customs and traditions with our wishes, making the ceremony so unique and individual, I truly feel special. 

"Thank you Kara and Pall, there truly are no other words we could say.  My mother continues to tell everyone that it was truly the most romantic vow renewal ceremony, and wedding she has ever seen and attended. 
"Best Regards now and always"

Jody & Rob 


"We just wanted to say thank you again for the most wonderful memorable and amazing day, it really was perfect, everything we had hoped for. Everyone is still talking about it, saying that it was the most beautiful,natural and romantic wedding they have ever been too and you guys made that possible!
So many many thank yous from both of us and our family & friends!"

Bena and Jai 


"Thank you for a wonderful, romantic and truly special and personal wedding, we were relaxed and both absolutely loved it. Having our gorgeous K9 companions present just topped it off. Everyone is still talking about how different, special and personal it was... and how it has been the most romantic wedding they've ever attended!" 

Brad & Becci 


"We are still getting comments from people on what a great day they had at the wedding and how much they enjoyed the ceremony." 

Jackie and Sandy


"Jackie and Sandy's wedding was a moving ceremony in a lovely rural setting and was carried out with much dignity and sincerity."

Parents of the bride, June 2009


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