Local Recommended Suppliers

We love local and unique things and only recommend the best local suppliers and those further afield that have a really good fit with Comrie Croft. Keeping it local will minimise your carbon footprint, add more to the local economy and you'll end up with a wedding which is unique. Our local suppliers are either based in Crieff (5 miles away from the Croft) or Comrie (2 miles away from the Croft).

Flowers

Tomnah'a Flowers - Flowers from the farm! Yes, these lovelies grow in the field at Comrie Croft, without chemicals or air miles. Beauty on the inside and the outside. And not just flowers: Trees and more! Check out this lovely wee film of Cristy and Judith doing their thing, and then get in touch with them to talk about making your dream a reality. 

Bluebells  - can provide flowers for you to arrange yourselves or they can do it all for you. They have arches, jam jars and vases to hire too! 

Equipment hire

The Wee Event Hire Company supply warmth, light and fun! All their equipment is kept on site at the Croft so no delivery charges. Space Heaters, Festoon Lights, Fairy Lights, Straw Bales, Mini Highland Games Kit are all available. Best price guarantee.

Scotaudio - PA systems, silent disco's, projectors, screens, cinema systems, lighting effects, just about anything electrical.

Event Sound and Light Hire, Get your party started! Peavey and Mackie PA systems including universal connection for playback from your digital device. Sound to light T-Bar lighting system, mirrorball light effect unit, microphones, stand etc. Prices include delivery, onstage setup, operation assistance and pickup of equipment.

Caterers

Andrew Scott Catering is located at Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, 3 miles from Comrie Croft and offers bespoke catering to ensure that you get just what you want.  They offer an extensive choice menu and all foods are freshly prepared by chef and owner Andrew Scott and served by his professional, friendly and efficient team.  Food is locally sourced from Perthshire and Scotland’s larder and all crockery, cutlery, table linen, napkins, table glasses and staff service are included to help make your day a very special one.

Beetroot & Chocolate are a boutique catering company based in Comrie. Jamie and Sam create menus to suit any occasion, and have a network of amazing suppliers to bring the best of Scotland’s larder straight to their guests. Clients applaud their flexibility and dedication to creating perfection for any event. Highly recommended!

Strathearn Food Company A local family run catering company who are happy to cater for a small intimate wedding right up to 200+ guests. They can design a bespoke menu for a sit down meal or we can do a street food style with our fish and chip van, bbq smoker and hog roast machine.

Gourlay Catering grew from a long-standing family butcher in Crieff. So the meat and value for money are excellent. 

Highland Spit Roasts is located just up the next Glen where Martin and Jenny grow their own for roasting.

Italba are particularly special as they use all the vegetables grown in Tomnaha's market garden here on site, Nelson creates high quality Italian dishes using Scottish produce, see a preview of his cooking for the Autumn feast.  

Wild Hearth Bakery is a local bakery in Comrie, who make amazing sourdough and pastries perfect for breakfast the day after the wedding. 

Luti's Artisan FoodMobile catering company specialising in Mediterranean style grazing weddings, Farmers markets, parties and festivals, based in Perthshire willing to travel

Bonnie Mountian Coffee Land-Rover - Want fancy coffee's to offer your guests - why not have them served out of a landrover! Also a Brilliant way of serving breakfast on the morning of or morning after.

The Rolling Stove - located just over the river from us these guys make fresh tastey street food from their trailer (great at gluten free options too).

Cake 

The Wee Cake Stop 

Bar

The Giddy Hiccup - extremly local, based in Comrie, beautiful navy blue horsebox bar, refurbished by the very talented and lovely owners Mark and Terri Bacon, not to mention the reasonably priced drinks!

Dalrannoch Brewing Co - A local microbrewery, can provide kegs and bottles perfect for your DIY bar., have now got a converted horsebox too! 

Mobile Measures - provide a fully staffed bar with reasonable prices at no cost to you. 

Gintay - Gintay is an elegant Vintage Rice Horse Box that has been carefully converted into a fully equipped mobile Gin Bar, specialising in and serving a fantastic range of Scottish crafted gin. We are a family-run business based in Perthshire, Scotland.

Bardoo Mobile BarBardoo provides mobile bar services for events across Scotland. We bring our bar and team of staff on site to your event, so that your guests are looked after with a whole host of beverages throughout the occasion.

Odd Jobs

Need help with an odd job on the day of your wedding? Need staff for your DIY bar? Don't want to tidy up at check-out?

E-mail the tidyupupupsquad@gmail.com 

Photography & Videography

Neil Thomas Douglas Photography 

Crieff Photography

Ruth Segaud Photography 

Harper Scott Photo

Kristie De Garis Photography

Wedding Video Services

Jenni Browne

Cam-Media Wedding Films 

Simon Murray

 

Fun and Frolics

Shimmer and Sparkle Facepainting 

Jimmy's Disco - Party DJ for your disco. Great tunes, funky lightshow, will surely get you dancing.

Do It Outdoors offer brilliant activities that bring people together in the outdoors including archery, bushcraft and axe-throwing! Most activities can be organised onsite at Comrie Croft.

Remake Scotland do creative stuff with materials that might otherwise end up in landfill. Great for kids entertainment. 

Neilsart Caricatures can do quick caricatures of you and your guests - a very effective mingling icebreaker.

Hair and make-up

Hunky-Dory Hair and Makeup Deisgn 

Helen McNeill Bridal Makeup 

Indiana Reid Makeup

Fiona O'Donnell Bridal Hair & Make up Design Design Scotland

Alison's Makeup Artistry  

Favours and gifts

Grace Chocolates - Our Chocolates are handmade by ladies who have touched the Scottish Criminal Justice System and are choosing to make positive changes in their lives.Through making and selling our chocolates the women receive support, training, work experience and the opportunity to raise their self-esteem and resilience which helps lower the barriers they face finding meaningful employment.

Kilt Hire & Kilt Design

House of Tartan, have kilts to hire or if you're splashing out on a new kilt outfit, they have plenty tartans to choose from.

Tartan AmbassadorBrian Wilton, MBE is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading experts in the art of tartan design. So perfectly capable of achieving your dream tartan! 

 

 

Bagpipes

Connor Sinclair - 07534 266 383 from Comrie, is an accomplished solo piper, Connor has won many prizes – including the Silver Medal at the Northern meeting in 2016 – and was personal piper to the First Minister of Scotland. Connor has also won the World Pipe Band Championships twice.

Comrie Pipe Band, all members are local to the area and they can turn out a full band to entertain your guests. Contact the band secretary, Susie Drummond for prices.

Mark Bushby - 07522 383 582 from Comrie. Edinburgh Festival Fringe Performer, Pipe Sergeant, Fettes College Pipe Band

Registrars

Perth and Kinross Council - Our team of Marriage Officers will be delighted to help you create a personalised ceremony to suit your requirements. You may wish to consider including readings, your own personal vows or other additions such as a handfasting ceremony.

Humanists 

Humanist Celebrant - Vivienne Hyndman

Vivienne lives locally in Comrie and is a registered celebrant with the Humanist Society. Vivienne will work with you to create your perfect ceremony.  One of the benefits of a humanist wedding is that you are involved in the writing of it. This means that on your special day the ceremony is a true reflection of your commitment to each other.  


Those a little further afield....

 

Caterers

Seriously Good Venison - have their own food truck and butchery so if you're wanting really good quality meat at your wedding, they're your people! 

Season Catering - "Whatever your style and tastes are, we have the option that is right for you. Whether you are after a wedding that is classic and screams elegance, or one that will wow your guests and elevate your wedding to iconic status, we’ve got you covered."

Stocks Events - from Dollar, offer amazing street inspired food and can even provide kids with their own special menu.

Tabla Restaurant - provide a completely comprehensive outdoor catering service including a various range of foods, coupled with outstanding service and trained staff. 

Bespoke Catering - based in Bride of Allan, beautifully presented and super scrumptious! 

Regis Catering - Exceptional food at a price you can afford.

Artisana bakes - Vintage, mobile tearoom and patisserie, served from gorgeous "Fleur" - a 1970's vintage citreon van, can also do amazing "drippy" wedding cakes.

The Crema Caravan - Amazing range of yummy deserts all served from their beautiful retro truck, Florence.

The Cheesy Toast Shack - Are toasties your favourite food????? Perfect for daytime food or late night drinking food! 

Lov Events - Lov Events based just north of Perth offer you a fun, fresh and relaxed style of catering with menus designed to get your guests sharing and talking. 

Mezzaluna - specialising in fresh, homemade pasta dishes. We are a family business (my mum and I do the cooking and my brother and husband serve our customers) and we are really proud of our Italian roots so love serving up authentic Italian food using the beautiful produce we find right on our doorstep!

Bar

Camper Bar Company - A bar service provided with a VW campervan - perfect bar feature to have in the barn or out in the courtyard.

Fizz & Joy- is a classic piaggio van serving prosecco, craft beer and gelato.

Edinburgh Gin Tipple Trailer - Beautifully fashioned from a converted horse trailer, our charming mobile gin bar will delight both you and your guests with an assortment of classic Edinburgh Gin serves, cocktails and gin fizzes.

Rusty's Travelling Piano Bar - Rusty is a gorgeous converted horse trailer who can provide amazing drinks, cocktails, canapes and live music for your wedding. 

Herringbone Horsebox - Perfect for your drinks reception, Herringbone Horsebox is white so would be a very stylish addition to your wedding.

Out-there Artisan - is a mobile bar unit based in the East Neuk of Fife where we combine a love for the outdoors and a fascination with creating great drinks with a passion and care for the future world we live in.

Bagpipes

Thistle Piping Central Scotland was founded by Pipe Major Drew Sinclair in early 2014.  Drew has performed at high profile events around the world and brings to Thistle Piping a high level of professionalism, musical ability and attention to detail.   

Photography & video

PJPhillipsPhotography 

Elemental Photography

Puddle Lane Photography 

Marieke McBean - Relaxed reportage style photography with high resolution digital images supplied 

Nikki Leadbetter Photography

Ypod Wedding Films

Catching the Moments 

PKPerspective

Chris Wallace Wedding Photography 

Wonderful & Strange 

Barry Robb Photography  

Dani Taylor Photography 

Richard Craig Photography 

Eilidh Robertson Photography 

Bands

Sporran Again - are the Rolls Royce option. An amazing ceilidh band guaranteed to do you proud.

It's No Reel Scottish Ceilidh Band 

The Sleekit Beasties 

Chittery Bite Ceilidh Band - Are a great locally based Ceilidh Collective - so the sound of the band can be tailored to what suits you best!

Kilter Ceilidh Band & DJ - are a modern ceilidh band able to cater for all sizes of parties.

Dancing Feet - energetic and enthusiastic multi-instrumentalist duo whose innovative use of live looping means a full band sound with only two musicians!

Tarmachan - are a 3-piece ceilidh band from Loch Tayside, with an experienced caller, guaranteed to get everyone dancing. 

Side by Side - an amazing band, capable of everything from a duo doing covers to a full ceilidh band.

Staffin Island Ceilidh band - can do whatever you wish and bring along an experinced caller to get bums off seats and will teach everyone the dances. 

Callanish Music 

Hair and make-up

Louise Quinn Hair Design

Honey & Violet, Dunblane

flawless BY KAREN B

Wedding planning and styling

Get Knotted - All kinds of finishing touches, light up trees, photo booths, red carpets, drapes and more.

First Impressions -  can provide bespoke flowers in jam jars, candelabra, vinitage crockery, vintage furniture and lots more.

Janice Grimley-Evans won Wedding Planner of the Year at the Scottish Wedding Awards in 2014 and 2015 and is based just half an hour away.

Frill Factory - Furniture and Frills to hire, lightboxes too!

The Little White Cow- "We search for & hire out beautiful props, interesting pieces & finishing touches to help make DIY venues feel less naked. We can also put it all together for you"

The Lemonbox Studios - "We Design Contemporary + Stylish Events" 

Enchanting Illuminations - amazing lighting designs - think mini Enchated forest, it's amazing! 

Lesley Strang Event Production- "have me come into make sure things are set up on time, supliers arrive on time, and to ensure the day runs smoothly. On top of that I do event styling also.  Often clients will bring me into Dress the image they have put together and I also stay to do the de-rig and tidy up the day after." 

Make I Do - "Make-I-do offers a personalised event styling service. Offering a bespoke approach to creating unique décor for a wedding or event with a difference."

Special vehicles 

Vintage campervans, Betty and Boris are available to be chauffeur driven to and from your venues.

Favours and gifts

Whiskywood.com make really cool personalised keyrings from staves of old whisky barrels. 

Perthshire Preserves cute little jars of locally produced jams and marmalades, some interesting flavours including strawberry and pink champagne jam and double expresso marmalade.

Stationary 

 

Stag and Hen Do's

Nae Limits - Offer all sorts of adrenaline activities from Quad Biking to Paintballing and lots of water activities too! 

 

Humanist

 

Beverley Bryant 


 

 

 

 

 

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