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22 Reasons You Definitely Shouldn't Get Married In Scotland

It's the worst decision you'll ever make. Honest. H/t Crieff Photography.

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3. So this lochside ceremony is definitely imaginary.

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If it looks like a fairytale, that's because it is.


7. The countryside is dull and driech.

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The mirror-still waters of Loch Long in Arrochar are a case in point.

8. And cities don't offer a pretty backdrop either.

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Can you imagine getting married in Glasgow? Haha! Oh wait, hang on...


9. OK, maybe getting married in Glasgow is alright.

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But only when the light is like this, and at no other times.

11. Plus even if you found somewhere you liked, it's not like you can just get married anywhere.

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Oh, actually you can. Scottish law allows couples to marry anywhere as long as the ceremony is conducted by a religious official, registrar, or a non-religious Humanist Society Scotland celebrant.

12. If you got married in Scotland, your guests might want to wear kilts.

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And we all know how unappealing they are.


15. There certainly aren't any deeply romantic ancient traditions in Scotland.

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Like handfasting, performed by a Seanachaidh.

16. Cutting your cake with a Scottish sword? Nah.

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Sure, it'll make you feel like you're a member of some kind of ancient royal family, but why would you want to look like a king or queen on your wedding day?


19. Who would want to get married on a boat in the middle of Loch Lomond? No one, that's who.

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Well, this extremely happy couple, I suppose. But just them.


22. Nope, it's just not a deeply romantic place at all.