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FROM ONE COUPLE TO ANOTHER: Dougie & Jim


FROM ONE COUPLE TO ANOTHER: Dougie & Jim

Where did you get married? > We got married at Duck Bay Marina, Loch Lomond

Would you recommend this venue to others? > Yes we would recommend as its a beautiful location, great food and good value for money, lovely helpful staff and wedding planner was extremely helpful with all queries no matter what size and put our minds at ease. View is outstanding.

What month did you get married? > Got married in August.

How far in advance did you start planning your wedding? > We started planning 18 months in advance.

How did you decide on the date of your wedding? >
Date was Dougie’s birthday.

What kind of ceremony did you opt for? > We had a humanist service.

After you had chosen your date and booked your venue, what was the first thing you booked? > We booked our entertainment after venue booked.

Did everything go smoothly with your wedding planning or did you come across a few stumbling blocks? > Everything planned out perfectly for us.

If you could do it all again, would you do anything differently? > The day was perfect so we wouldn’t change a thing.

What 3 tips would you pass on to anyone just starting to plan their own wedding? >
Tip 1………Give yourself time to arrange your wedding as time flies by sooner than you think.

Tip 2…….Know your budget and don’t be tempted to get caught up in everything

Tip 3……Take time out of your day to take in the whole experience

Who were your favourite 3 wedding suppliers that you used? > three wedding suppliers were Emma Gray Photography, Duck Bay Marina, Sweenys Cruises.

Did you go on honeymoon? If so where did you go? > Our honeymoon was in London……Great weather!!! Bank holiday weekend and lots of activities arranged ie Notting Hill Carnival.

Any other comments? > Our entertainment was by 1st Dance and Barbara Bryceland and our wedding singer Pauline Alexander and all three would come throughly recommended too.

Plan your wedding and do want you want to do and stand by your own vision of your wedding and it will be perfect. Jim & Dougie x

Huge thanks to the guys for sharing their wedding experience and tips with us x
http://www.duckbay.co.uk/
https://www.sweeneyscruiseco.com/
http://www.barbarabryceland.com/
http://www.1stdance.co.uk/
http://www.paulinealexander.com/