Where you choose to get married can have a big impact on the sort of wedding you have. Many of us choose to have a wedding somewhere beautiful or historic. Others choose to marry somewhere familiar and close to home, where their friends and family can easily attend. Some people however, travel further afield for their wedding and plan a tourist wedding.

Within the UK, the prime destination for tourist weddings is Scotland. Experts estimate that 20 percent of Weddings in Scotland every year are of non-residents. Over the last 20 years, more than 130,000 couples from outside the UK have chosen to host their wedding in Scotland. Wedding tourism is becoming an important part of the economy of Scotland.

Why though are people choosing Scotland specifically for their tourist wedding? Besides the famously beautiful scenery, Scotland provides a number of major reasons to host your wedding there. One reason is that Scotland is much more generous than the other UK countries in regards to where you are able to get married. Scotland allows people to get married outside, or at a variety of tourist attractions  – where the rest of the UK does not.

This means that people are able to marry in places such as castles much more easily in Scotland than in the rest of the UK. Having a Tourist Wedding is much more possible in Scotland therefore than elsewhere in the UK.

To have a tourist wedding means a few extra things to consider. If you are to travel to your wedding – your guests will have to as well. This might make it harder for some of your guests to get to your wedding. You need to consider carefully whether this type of wedding is actually right for you.

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