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Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

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Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

Hi,

I know this is a bit soppy, but I'm looking for a bit of advice on where would be the best (most romantic!!) place to propose to my girlfriend in Edinburgh/Highlands. If i was to venture into the wilds of the highlands, can anyone recommend a suitable spot??

Thanks

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1. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

It depends a bit on how active you want to be! How about on a mountain top?

Depending on how strenuous you want to be that could be a biggish mountain (Ben Lomond is quite easy to get to) or a wee one: e.g. Ben A'an in the Trossachs isn't very high but has a real 'mountain' feel to it.

(or there is Arthur's Seat - a real hill in the middle of Edinburgh - and probably a bit handier for going on somewhere after to celebtrate...)

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2. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

How about going to edinburgh castle and proposing in St Margaret Chapel,very snall and intimate and you just might get it to yourselves for a short time.

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3. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

I thought Glen Nevis (where Ben Nevis is) was very attractive. At the far end is a walk which takes you up to a beautiful waterfall. That might be pretty good, but you'd have to be prepared for a hike (although I don't remember it being difficult).

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4. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

A few of us answered littlevoice several days ago on this very subject. Must be something in the air. The topic is romantic places in edinburgh, its about six pages back but a good comprhensive list.

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5. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

Thanks all for your replies. Really appreciate the suggestions.

I'ld like to be able to get the words out so as beautiful as a top of a mountain may be, we won't make it up!!

Had a look at that other post about romantic places. Very interested in Tantallon Castle near Berwick. Seems like the ideal place on a sunny day. Anyone been there??

Like the other poster, I'ld like somewhere very quiet where we're alone preferably not too far from Edinburgh (might have to skip the highlands) so we'll have not too far to come back to celebrate or drown my sorrows!!

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6. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

Yes I have been there, it is a Historic scotland Property. If you want to pop the question in a castle you should look at the site www.histic-scotland.gov.uk and look in the Edinburgh and Lothians section,there is lots of choice. If you want the most privacy, I would recommend Blackness Castle which is the most under-visited castle and has the most spectacular views of the bridges.

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7. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

My vote is for Arthurs Seat - not too difficult a climb. Not too far from civilization - and yet .... a touch of wuthering heights! How about a wee romantic picnic too with a nicely chilled glass of something. That would do it for me!

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8. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

PurpleCeltic, I was thinking the same thing. There's something to be said for being on the top of a mountain (not too strenuous) right there in the city. Lots easier to dance the night away or throw yourself under a bus, too. :)

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10. Re: Marriage Proposal Edinburgh

Thanks again for all your suggestions. Didn't know where to go with this question so great to get such detailed suggestions.

Would Arthurs seat be nice and quiet?

Hiring a car for a day in Edinburgh so kind of swaying towards Tantallon Castle if the weather is good.

Only problem with asking this question on this forum is that there might be a queue of tripadvisor members at the suggested locations proposing to their girlfriends. Might have to setup a ticketing system!!

Will let ye know where, when and how it went after the big day (few weeks away yet).

Thanks again and keep the suggestions coming

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