Our seat by the bar

Diane & Chris

Real Life Wedding: The Balmoral Hotel

When you’ve already fallen in love with The Balmoral Hotel, why would you get married anywhere else?

It’s the perfect Edinburgh city centre venue: castle views, nestled between the train station and the old town; and of course Victorian architecture to die for.

For Diane & Chris it was the obvious choice. I mean these two even have their own seats by the bar! Classical and romantic with more than a good ladleful of fun, their wedding was a blast from beginning to end.

Thank you Mr and Mrs Wright for choosing us. Something tells us we’re going to keep in touch!


Alie & Niels xx

The Balmoral Hotel

Did you know the Balmoral Hotel was the very first place in Edinburgh that Blue Sky Photography photographed a wedding? True fact. All the way back in the giddy heights of 2003. And we love the hotel as much now as we did then. Truth is we probably love it even more. Because since then we have discovered so many hidden nooks and crannies. Since then we have photographed so many incredible events, from weddings for two, to parties for hundreds. And for each and ever one the Balmoral Hotel (and the fabulous team) delivers on style, substance and something special that you feel from the minute you push those gold revolving doors.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Brought to you by

Photographer - Blue Sky Photography
Make-up Artist - Lyn McKenzie
Wedding reception - Balmoral Hotel
Piper - Pipe Major Ian Grant

More real life weddings

Real Life Wedding: The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

21 December 2023

Could you plan a secret wedding in Edinburgh just a few days before Christmas? Would you be able to keep it from your friends and family? Not sure I’d be able to stop from spilling the beans…quite how Kate and Ian managed at to keep their secret Christmas wedding at The Balmoral Hotel up their sleeve I have no idea. Massive kudos to you.

Real Life Wedding: Mansfield Traquair

01 December 2023

Cassie and Tom’s Christmas wedding at Mansfield Traquair was a festive celebration of love, laughter and one or two surprises 😉 We knew this was going to be the most epic of weddings, but still we were both blown away by the energy of these two. This is a couple who live and love 100mph and everyone around them adores them. 

Real Life Wedding: Barnbougle Castle

24 November 2023

Barnbougle Castle in autumn literally glows from the inside out. So it was the perfect location for Babette and Lawrie’s wonderful thanksgiving inspired wedding.  This pair met 59 months ago, yet fit together so well you can’t imagine them not being a couple.