Welcome to our new monthly blog where you will find the latest news, events and offerings at Achray House. Not to mention some 'behind the scenes' and personal recipes from our Chef Patron. 

Happy New Year! Well, not exactly the start we had all hoped for, although not entirely unexpected. Achray House was closed throughout December, only opening for a fantastic wedding we held on the 18th. It was so heart-warming to host two families across their two day event, and witnessing smiles all around. Of course COVID-19 measures were in place, however it was not at the forefront of their big day, and it gave everyone something else to think about. Exactly what everyone needed after a heavy year!

We were to host another wedding between Christmas & New year, however the announcement from the Scottish Government prior to Christmas meant it was postponed. Disappointment all round indeed, as the planning had been finalised, and the countdown was on. It certainly will be one special day when it does happen, we will make sure of that. 

For all you newly engaged couples, don't let the current circumstances dampen your planning. This is the most exciting time of your lives, with so much to look forward to. Take a breath, remember it won’t last forever and here is some excellent advise from one of our lovely couples. 

With last minute 2021 availability, what are you waiting for? Don't let this pandemic determine your future, just go for it! For any wedding enquiries please email our in-house co-ordinator Lyndsay at lyndsay@achrayhouse.com, or fill out the enquiry form on our 'Weddings' page.

Achray House isn't the finished article as we continue to make improvements and offer a better experience than the year before. We renovated three bathrooms throughout the month giving them a much more modern feel. Thank you to our team who got involved and helped where they could, it was a great team effort. 

The rest of the month then kept us extremely busy as we delivered our ‘A Very Achray Christmas’ and ‘And An Achray New Year’ boxes. A mammoth task indeed! For full transparency, one we perhaps underestimated although can easily say the lessons learned were invaluable.  To all our supporters, we cannot express our gratitude for purchasing, sharing and providing feedback. With more boxes going live in the near future, your involvement is really appreciated. To our staff who didn't stop working day and night (literally), we are very thankful to have each and every one of you. 

As always, keep your eyes peeled on Facebook and Instagram for upcoming news.