Step into a world of rustic fairytale goodness at Susan & Ryan's glorious outdoor wedding and reception at The Barn At Harburn. Any wedding that has an ethereal 3d applique wedding dress, kilts a-plenty, an incredible miniature schnauzer pup called Bingley and an abundance of perfect pastels is a winner in our eyes. Recommended supplier Chic Photo by Jacqui captured the magical, love-filled energy perfectly. Each and every photo speaks a thousand wonderful words. The groomsmen looked incredibly dashing in their kilts and suits - cohesive, slick and all-around fabulous. That is all thanks to Recommended supplier MacGregor and Macduff

Humanist handfasting wedding ceremony at The Barn At Harburn with kilts, ethereal vibes and a gorgeous pup

The vibe of our day was a rustic fairytale. Floaty fabric, a romantic setting, pastel colours... Lots of flowerscandles and exposed wood. Stone barn and roundhouse granary with a timber roof that wasn’t too big for the number of guests. Decorated with festoon lights that we’ve taken home to use in the garden.

Susan & Ryan

The Barn at Harburn

We at Rock My Wedding have never tried to hide our adoration for barn wedding venues. I mean, why would we? They're ace. The Barn at Harburn is no exception to this rule. Harburn Barn presents the perfect setting for your event, whether it be a grand affair or a cosy gathering. So it's no surprise that Susan & Ryan chose to host their wonderful wedding there. With their picturesque location, Harburn Barn can ensure that YOUR event is tailored to YOUR desires. Your day, your way. Always. When it comes to wedding venues in Scotland, The Barn At Harburn is a standout choice. This charming and adaptable space is perfect for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. 

Handfasting Ceremony 

handfasting ceremony is a beautiful and ancient tradition that symbolises the joining of two individuals. Derived from Celtic origins, this ritual involves the binding of the couple's hands together. Typically using ribbons or cords, this signifies their union. The cords are delicately wrapped around their clasped hands, forming an intricate pattern that represents the intertwining of their lives. Susan & Ryan went the extra mile, and used a tartan handfasting ribbon - we're obsessed. The ceremony often includes heartfelt vows exchanged between the couple, expressing their promises and intentions. Handfasting is a deeply personal and meaningful ritual, fostering a sense of unity. 

We're enthralled by that 3d applique lace wedding dress... It's giving us all the magical, goddess energy!

We got married under a wooden moon gate. It was built by our friends, and was decorated with gorgeous seasonal flowers and foliage. Now it lives in our garden as a reminder of our magical day. The wedding breakfast was a bespoke 5-course meal inspired by nature: earth, land, sea, sky, and forest. Our signage was painted by the bride, acrylic on canvas, and the stationery was handcrafted. 

Susan & Ryan

This wedding is a veritable feast for the eyes. Especially if you're a fan of nature, Scotland, and great dogs. Which we are! Winner winner, Scottish dinner. The groom and groomsmen were seriously killing it with the kilts and accessories. If you're on the hunt for some grooms-spiration, fear not. Our article on groom accessories is a fabulous place to start. If it was the beautiful The Barn at Harburn that enticed you to Susan & Ryan's wedding, we've got you covered there, too. Get ahead of your venue search with our article on 7 factors to consider when venue-hunting

Sasha Kirkham

Written by Sasha Kirkham

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Photography: Chic Photo by Jacqui | Venue: The Barn at Harburn | Entertainment: The Ceilidh Experience | Florist: Gloam | Food: Bespoke Catering | Cake Maker: Mary Johnson | Bridal Designer: The Wedding Gallery St Albans | Bridal Boutique : Gloam | Bridesmaids Outfits : JJ’s House | Groom & Groomsmen Outfits: MacGregor and Macduff | Shoes: Paradox | Celebrant: Robert Anthony

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