Venue Review: Houstoun House, Livingston

Macdonald Houstoun House We come to a favourite venue of the Jiggers – Macdonald Houstoun House! Location It is in quite a nice secluded spot near Livingston just west of Edinburgh, and has acres of woodland around it. Quirky Features Houstoun House’s historical claim-to-fame is that they were visited by Mary Queen of Scots, so it’s a fairly historic building! It’s … Continued

Venue Review: Dalhousie Castle, Bonnyrigg

Dalhousie Castle Dalhousie Castle is a regular haunt of the Jiggers! Location Dalhousie Castle & Aqueous Spa is in Bonnyrigg on the banks of the River Esk. It’s a 13th century fortress, and it’s in a large estate with woods and parks – very luxurious surroundings. Quirky Features Dalhousie holds the title of ‘Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited Castle’. This venue has … Continued


The Ultimate Top 100 Scottish Wedding Venue List

In Scotland we have so many great venues: castles and cottages to boats and student halls… we were spoilt for choice when making this list! So, in alphabetical order, this is a list of wedding venues in Scotland you might be interested to check out. If you’re on Twitter, we’ve created a “follow” link for each venue. That means if … Continued


Scottish Wedding Music Advice | A typical Wedding Schedule In Scotland

The Jiggers Scottish ceilidh band have played well over 1000 weddings in venues across Scotland. We’ve written this blog post as a guide for brides and grooms who are planning their wedding day schedule, and looking for a bit of Scottish wedding music advice. Of course, you don’t have to do it this way. We’re always very flexible: it’s your Big … Continued