Wedding Venue in Elgin, Morayshire

At Eight Acres Hotel & Leisure Club in Morayshire, we have years of experience hosting weddings and like anything, practice makes perfect. Set in acres of woodland, our landscaped gardens provide a great back drop for capturing those special moments.  

Our team is trained to a high standard and experienced in all aspects of service, so youhave our reassurance that they will go the extra mile to ensure that you and all your guests have

a wonderful day. We dedicate a high level of attention to the little touches which will bring your dream wedding to life, and we look forward to having the pleasure of hosting your special day at our special wedding venue in Aberdeenshire.

We have romantic ceremony options and for your highland wedding reception.  No matter how many guests you wish to invite along, we will work closely with you in the run up to your wedding and create personalised features for you to create a day that feels special and unique to you. From table decorations to seating plans, whether your wedding ideas follow traditions, or a more unusual twist, our packages allow flexibility that are key to creating a wedding that reflects your personality. 

  • Woodland gardens for idyllic photographs
  • Dedicated wedding co-ordinator
  • Only one wedding per day
  • Licensed to hold ceremonies
  • Tailored menus
  • Bespoke wedding packages

At Eight Acres, we will tailor your special day to meet your budget and needs. We provide the following items for every wedding and welcome discussing the added extras in order to make your day special to you.

  • Pre-wedding menu tasting for two
  • Red carpet arrival
  • Celebration glass of bubbly for the two of you
  • Wedding host on hand to ensure you have the perfect day
  • Suite dressed with crisp white table linen and linen napkins
  • Cake base and knife
  • Overnight stay with breakfast on the evening of your wedding

The perfect wedding is the result of careful organisation and detailed planning. To ensure your day runs smoothly, the team at Eight Acres will guide you through the planning process and will be with you on the day until your last guest leaves.

We have a variety of suites available. The Sherwood and Westray Suites have their own private entrance, bar and cloakroom.

Suite

Ceremony Capacity

Ceremony room hire

Dinner capacity

Evening capacity

Dance floor

Reception Room Hire*

Sherwood

 

180

175

 

180

250

Yes

£500

Westray

 

140

175

80

100

Yes

£400

Glen Moray

 

75

175

n/a

n/a

No

£250

Morriston

 

30

175

25

40

No

£250

                                                * Room cost only applies if guest numbers fall below 75

Guest room rates

There are a variety of bedroom types to choose from, and which we are delighted to offer your wedding guests at a preferential rate. We can hold up to 10 double or twin rooms for £95 per room including breakfast (based on two people sharing). Rooms must be confirmed 28 days in advance or the booking will be released.

Wedding co-ordinator

You will work with a member of the events team at Eight Acres during your planning stages. The co-ordinator will be on hand to assist you with any advice you may require and the wedding host will look after you on the day itself.

Canapé selection

Chef ’s canapé assortment

Two canapés per person - £3.50 per person

Three canapés per person - £4.95 per person

 

Drinks packages & wines

Bronze

Arrival Drink - a glass of specially selected wine

With Dinner - one glass of specially selected wine

Toast Drink - one glass of specially selected wine

£10.95 per person

 

Silver

Arrival Drink - one glass of sparkling wine

With Dinner - a glass of specially selected white or red wine

Toast Drink - one glass of sparkling wine

£13.95 per person

 

Gold

Arrival Drink - a glass of chilled Champagne

With Dinner - one glass of specially selected white or red wine

Toast Drink - a glass of chilled Champagne

£18.95 per person

 

By the Bottle

Selected white wine - £15.95

Selected red wine - £16.45

Selected rosé wine - £16.50

Sparkling wine - £19.95

Champagne from £39.95

Orange juice £8.50 per jug (approx six glasses)

Mineral water (1 litre) - £4.95

The following menus are chosen by our head chef. We invite you to create your own menu and we will cost this accordingly. Please note: We cater for the full amount of guests attending the evening reception.

Spynie Buffet

Reception sandwiches Sausage rolls

£7.95 per person

Ballindalloch Buffet

Homemade stovies, oatcakes

£8.95 per person

Brodie Buffet

Reception sandwiches

Vegetable bhaji

Cajun chicken pieces

£9.95 per person

Cowdor Buffet

Open sandwiches

Vegetable spring rolls

Tomato and buffalo mozzarella salad

Mushroom quiche

Deep fried kind prawns

£11.95 per person

Tea and Coffee

£1.85 per person

We would be delighted to host your ceremony in addition to your reception, so that you can keep everything under one roof and concentrate on those special vows! If your ceremony is a small intimate affair or a large gathering of family and friends, our variety of suites are sure to suit your needs. 

We have a variety of suites available, all are licenced to hold civil, religious and humanist weddings. The Sherwood and Westray Suites also have their own private entrance, bar and cloakroom.

Eight Acres Hotel & Leisure Club have built up a good relationship with associate suppliers for all aspects of your day. These suppliers range from wedding cakes to wedding cars, hair and beauty experts to Highland pipers and all offer preferential rates to couple’s holding their wedding at Eight Acres. 

 

Come along to one of our weeding open days, bubbly will be flowing and canapés will be served. Take the opportunity to meet with our team, and view our facilities in full wedding mode. There will also be the chance to speak with local suppliers including Seating Styles and Bay Tree Florist. Special offers are available to bookings taken on the day - we look forward to seeing you.


Our wedding open days will be held on:

• 11 October 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pm

• 14 November 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pm

• 17 January 2016 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet our recommended suppliers and see our hotel set up as it would be on your special day.

Our MFR Wedding Experience event will be held on 12-13 September from 12:00pm each day. Watch our fashion show, enjoy drinks and canapés on arrival for you and a lot more!

There are still dates for early 2015 available:

18th and 25th July

31th October

7th and 21th November

 

 

Wedding Package Offer

All-Inclusive

Special Offer - Wedding Package

£2016 for 2016

Let us take care of everything with the extra special all-inclusive option for 2016 weddings:

  • Three course set menu including coffee
  • Ceremony room hire
  • Reception room dressed including chair covers and table centre piece
  • Top table floral display and runner
  • Glass of sparkling wine on arrival and for the toast, and a glass of specially selected wine with meal
  • Evening reception including Ballindalloch buffet of stovies and coffee

Our 2016 package and additional add-on options are based on 50 guests attending the wedding meal and evening reception.

Guests above 50 are charged at £50 per person for the full day and evening guests at £8.95 per person. Available across 7 days, some seasonal date restrictions may be in place. Wedding terms and conditions apply.

 

Contact Us

Eight Acres Hotel & Leisure Club
Morriston Road
Elgin
Morayshire, Scotland
UK
IV30 6UL