Welcome back to my wedding planning blog. It is my pleasure to introduce you to Tom from White Feather Filmmaker. I'm really hoping we will be able to welcome them to our venue next year. So if you are looking for a filmmaker use the links below and check our their website and Instagram page. You won't be disappointed. [...]
Today I would like to introduce you to Debbie Dee, photographer and friend. She captured wonderful memories for a very special couple here last year. Over to you Debbie ........ Hi, I'm Debbie, a Wedding Photographer in Aberdeenshire and across Scotland. Aside from photography, I am a wife and a mama. I know just how precious memories are. I [...]
Welcome back to my Wedding Blog. Planning your wedding can seem a little bit daunting. It doesn’t have to be. Just take a breath, slow down and read on. Remember if you choose to have your wedding day here at Birkenhill Farm you are not alone. I am here to help. Got a few ideas and not [...]
I love my job! Through networking I get to meet fantastic people who are so passionate about their business and the service they provide. I’d like to introduce you to Susie from the Mini Coffee Car. We know from experience that come mid-afternoon wedding guests long for a cup of tea or coffee. Susie has the perfect solution for [...]
Still looking for catering ideas? Wondering if you need to hire two separate caterers to provide your main course and another for a sweet? How about Sugar & Slice. I'll hand you over to Vicki to tell us more: Sugar & Slice is a family run business inspired by our love of pizzas and puddings! We are a mobile [...]
Thanks Andy and Anna for your excellent guest blog showcasing your fantastic rare breed pigs and delicious pork. Over to you Anna! Andy & Anna - The Principled Pig Catering The Principled Pig is a family business, which was born in 2017 after we came back to Aberdeenshire from the Middle East. The house that we had [...]
Welcome back to my wedding blog. So lets talk catering. We are blessed to have amazing caterers right here on our doorstep in North East Scotland. Whether you long for a formal 3 course traditional wedding breakfast or an informal BBQ you will be spoilt for choice. Birkenhill Farm Wedding Venue can easily adapt to suit your tastes. Our [...]
We're so excited to unveil our new solid log feature wall in our wedding barn. The log wall is stunning and provides a breathtaking back drop for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions alike. So how did it all start? As you know March was devastating with the terrible Covid and lockdown. Like everyone else we were plunged into uncertainty and [...]
Welcome back to my Stress-free planning blog - Lets talk Marquees. In the next few weeks we'll chat about lots of possibilities to make your day totally unique and so special. There are lots of wedding blogs out there with brilliant ideas you can adapt to any venue choice. I get lots of questions about our Woodland Wedding Venue [...]
So Treacle our new pet Soay lamb picked up considerably and her mum seemed to be still looking for her. We tried to return her to the flock and her mum and left them over-night. Nigel checked on her in the morning and the flock had once again abandoned her. She obviously hadn't eaten and was too weak to [...]
I'd like to introduce you to Treacle our pet Soay lamb. Nigel found her abandoned in the field when he was doing our daily stock check. She was so weak and unable to stand let alone run away. Normally Soay are very skittish and it is impossible to get anywhere near one. He brought her into the shed. She [...]
Welcome back to my Stress-free Planning Blog. If you missed my previous blogs please take a few minutes to give them a read. Hopefully you will find them both interesting and helpful. Today we have a guest blog for you by the Celebrant Angel. So what makes a wedding a wedding? Answer: the ceremony of course, I hear you [...]
Due to the Coronavirus lockdown we are currently unable to welcome visitors to our farm. We have lots of lovely couples waiting to come for a wedding viewing. We're so excited to get going again. When it's allowed of course! In the meantime we thought we would share a short virtual tour of our Woodland Cathedral to whet your [...]
Welcome to our new Blog series “Stress-free Planning”. Our second Blog post in our new series explores probably the biggest decision you’re going to make on your wedding planning journey. Where would you like to have your wedding? You’ve probably looked on the internet and through wedding magazines such as “Scottish Wedding” and “Tie the Knot”. There are of [...]
Launching our new Blog series “Stress-free Planning” starting with who we are and our journey so far!
Welcome to our new Blog series “Stress-free Planning”. Together we can explore and share ideas to make your Big Day even more incredible. Remember you don’t have to spend a fortune to have your dream wedding that will be show-stopping and truly amazing. I thought I would start with introducing ourselves. Who we are and our journey so far! [...]
We are delighted to be featured in the Scottish Wedding Magazine Spring 2020 edition pages 243 and 248. We're thrilled with the article which you can read here! “Looking for a truly unique wedding venue? Surrounded by towering trees, Birkenhill Farm boasts an idyllic woodland location on the North East coast of Scotland. Choose from a stylish barn [...]
💕💕💕 COMPETITION UPDATE 💕💕💕 We would like to say a great big thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate the couple they wanted to win. We have been blown away by the fantastic response. We have had the pleasure of reading and responding to lovely messages of support . There is so much love out there. 25 couples were [...]
💕💕💕 WE HAVE A WINNER 💕💕💕 We are delighted to announce the winning couple are Emma Collie and Barrie McCann. We very much look forward to helping them make their dream wedding a reality . 💕💕 Congratulations to you both 💕💕
💕💕💕 WIN YOUR WEDDING 💕💕💕 What's better than a stunning woodland wedding? Winning your woodland wedding! Win our Woodland Ceremony Package including: Our unique Woodland Wedding Cathedral with log seating and a magnificent 3m high solid log arch, our enchanting woodland dining area for welcome drinks, nestled within the woodland canopy and a raised fire pit to toast your marshmallows. [...]
We were delighted to welcome Ramsay to Birkenhill Farm. He stayed in our Honeymoon bell tent whilst visiting and filming at Cullen, Crovie, Pennan and Fraserburgh. We are featured in the BBC Alba television channel in Series 3 Episode 4 first shown on BBC Alba 10pm on 30 January 2020. The programme is available to view on BBC iPlayer.
We love our woodland toilet nestled in the woodland close to our Woodland Wedding Cathedral and enchanting informal woodland dining area for welcome drinks and nibbles. All set up ready for our next wedding.
Are you looking for somewhere truly incredible to get married? Our secret Woodland Cathedral will take your breath away as soon as you see it. You and your guests will be blown away by it's beauty and tranquility whilst serenaded by the bird song. Why not choose to hold your entire wedding with us with our full package? Fallen in [...]
Here's what Kelly Ann Roe wrote on our Facebook page: We helped out at a wedding with some extra Bell Tents for Guests to stay in and enjoy the celebrations. The owners hospitality was just lovely, we were bought in as an outside company to assist with the wedding, but they were really friendly and more importantly really helpful with [...]
A lovely review from Robyn - a very special bride: We got married here and it was stunning. The views, the atmosphere and the staff where all 5 stars. They where happy for us to view as many times as we needed. Listened and worked with our requests. Extremely fast set up to how we wanted the barn. I’m the [...]
Review on Facebook by Jonathan Scott - A fantastic Piper "The views make this place the best I've seen for a outdoor wedding and friendly owners are brilliant would love to come back again can't recommend it enough"
Morag, London, United Kingdom wrote: “Fantastic Glamping night. Our 2 year old loved it and especially getting to see and feed Nigel’s hens! The camping area was brilliant, comfortable bed, lovely hot shower and everything we needed for cooking! Nigel and Linda were fantastic hosts. Would definitely recommend.” “Thanks for taking the time to speak with us and let Hamish [...]
Here’s what Lorna wrote “We had a great stay at Birkenhill farm, the camping space is absolutely beautiful and we had a very comfortable night’s sleep. The shepherd’s hut next to the tents is excellent, and contains everything you need in terms of kitchen and bathroom. Nigel and Linda are kind and friendly hosts, we were made to feel really [...]
Here’s what Karol wrote “It was was a true pleasure to stay at Nigel and Linda's place. You probably couldn't ask for more: fabulous location, top class communication, excellent amenities... The list goes on. Highly recommend to anyone considering similar type of accommodation. I only wish that we could stay longer...” “Once again many thanks for your hospitality. We all [...]