Unusual Wedding Venues in Scotland | Mhor 84, Balquidder




The motel belongs to part of a wider group within the Mhor collective.  Mhor 84 is a cracking little motel just off the A84 near Balquhidder. It’s in the heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park so it really is ideal for adventurous, outdoor loving couples who want to hold a fuss-free, intimate wedding. With a log fire, comfy sofas and non-cliched countryside infused rustic decor throughout, it feels welcoming and homely. Run by brothers Tom and Dick Lewis and their wives, Lisa and Mhari, Mhor puts exceptional food made from locally sourced and sustainable ingredients high on the agenda. Beyond the food, there’s plenty of rooms for guests as well as self catering cottages which can be rented. 



1. Style + Character

The motel is stylish. It wasn’t always that way. Once the tired-tartan carpeted Kings Head Inn that stood in the spot for 300 held the spot of a nowstylish stop over befitting the most discerning travellers. From the moment you walk through the entrance, you’re presented with an engaging The decor doesn’t feel cliched. Rather, the Mhor aesthetic is distinctively tasteful and utterly charming. 



2. Location

Mhor 84 is accessible with plenty on onsite accommodation. The motel is located in an ideal spot for couples who want to feel like they’re tucked away into the Scottish countryside within having to commit to a long or arduous off-the beaten track journey. Head north from Stirling for about an hour on the A84 and you’ll come to the quaint sounding Balquidder. Drop off at the junction, pull into the car park and you’re there. Easy. There’s generous on site car parking Mhor 84.



3. Great in the Rain (as well as in the Sun)

As any local will testify, rain is common. More common than we’d like it to be. Therefore, don’t expect it to be dry because you’ve planned a summer wedding. Not all venues are equal when it comes to the weather. Some venues are an exceptional backdrop to these seasonal variations. Mhor 84 is cosy in the wind and rain. It’s charming and bright in the summer. It’s definitely a venue that holds its own in both. 




Rustic | Countryside | Intimate | Foodie





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