M&A Marriage Proposal on board The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh, Scotland

Real Romantic Love Story Proposal on board The Royal Yacht Britannia  

Private Use of Royal Yacht Britannia Evening in March 2022

I could not wait to share with you this romantic love story in March 2022 on board The Royal Yacht Britannia, the former British monarch's residence, which is now Scotland's prime attraction docked in Edinburgh. Michael from Somerset came to me looking to propose to his Polish girlfriend Iga and wanted a once in a lifetime occasion to surprise his soulmate.

Read how this wasnt the original plan, but with pulling out all the stops, this proposal was redesigned within short period of time resulting in a luxury engagement weekend full of celebrations.

The Details

Originally Michael wanted a medieval castle or Bridgeton feel hotel in either Cotswold or Scotland during our initial planning meetings, being flown in by Helicopter with a further lavish surprise when he was to pop the question. After carefully coordinating plans, these had to change due to Michael's workload, so with a short time frame, I was able to clear the diary and focus solely to ensure every detail was thought through to plan a weekend of celebrations. After re-submitting various ideas to Michael to fit in with his new dates, Michael felt the private evening tour would provide ever lasting memories.

I supplied Michael will a detailed itinerary for his weekend I had arranged, including which room and timings when to propose and confirmation everyone involved was keeping up with the secret.

The Location

Edinburgh was the chosen destination of a weekend packed celebrations for this surprise marriage proposal, and birthday the following day.

The Proposal Day

There was not a detail overlooked as Michael and Iga arrived to check into their accommodation on Edinburgh's top floating hotel The Fingal providing the couple a five-star experience.

The couple spent the weekend in the luxury cabin with private deck

During the evening a taxi whisked the couple off from The Fingal to the private quayside entrance (the previous entrance reserved for the Queen and the Royal family) where the couple boarded The Britannia greeted by a member of its crew, who was in on the surprise!

In fact the talented photographer Romena I had booked from Fern Photography was also in attendance posing as Britannia crew capturing images!

Private Evening of Behind the Ropes Tour

The couple were given a personal tour of dedicated crew member giving them insights into the history of the Yacht and how the Royal family lived on board.

Moments Before the Surprise!

Iga was blissfully unaware what was about to happen.

The Big Proposal Moment

As the couple entered the State Dining Room, the pianist I had booked played beautiful romantic music as Michael got down on one knee......

Michael gets down on one knee in The State Dining Room to propose

Michael was so romantic as he whispered some heartfelt words to Iga

Iga said yes!
dancing on the deck of the Royal Yacht Britannia to celebrate their engagement
Champagne provided to celebrate - cheers!
enjoying time on their private deck on board The Fingal
Iga being whisked away to celebrate her birthday......

On the Sunday with birthday celebrations I organised a basket of flowers to be delivered in the morning from her finance over breakfast, and as birthday gift the couple met the photographer I had arranged for an engagement shoot on their private deck before heading out into Edinburgh enjoying the scenery.

Michael and Iga hit Edinburgh the capital of Scotland as newly engaged couple

Later that evening I had booked the couple for private dining on the Fingal in The Bridge Room

to celebrate birthday and of course their engagement!

I could not be more excitable for this wonderful couple, congratulations Michael and Iga! I am so happy I was able to plan this surprise proposal and to bring it to life. Was my client pleased his original plans changed? Yes he was!

What did they say About Using Amanda-Louise Knight Marriage Proposal Planner?

Our greatest adventure starts here! All the staff were amazing, the ship was magnificent. I so appreciate your updates and involvement during the weekend. Thank you for all your hard, I really do appreciate it! In fact Michael and Iga were so happy with the service, that they have contacted to discuss arranging their wedding day!

Thanks To All Those I Had Booked

Planning : Amanda-Louise Knight Marriage Proposal Planner

Photography : Fern Photography Edinburgh

Engagement Location : Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Weekend Accommodation : Fingal Floating Hotel, Edinburgh

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Interested In Your Very Own Customised Marriage Proposal?

Whether you want a minimalist simple intimate proposal or a lavish affair that needs months of preparation, you will want it to be unforgettable and meaningful. Get started with romance expert Amanda-Louise Knight Marriage Proposal Planner to ensure your occasion is creative, organised and stress-free giving you a personal occasion that your partner so deserves! Email Amanda-Louise or telephone to kick off your lifetime of memories to cherish, you will be so pleased you did.

Written by
Amanda-Louise Knight

Amanda-Louise is the creative director of her UK award winning business, Amanda-Louise Knight Weddings Proposals & Events. She provides advice to modern couples who want unforgettable weddings that set the tone about their celebrations and love.

Amanda-Louise is a current celebrant, and has been involved in the events industry for over 30 years. Her love for logistics, she is wedding and marriage proposal planner in the South West of England. A dog lover herself, she is owner of Somerset Wedding Day Dog Chaperone Service ensuring furry babies are included or cared for by her team.

She is mentor to other celebrants and venue consultant to her corporate business clients dedicating her time to helping them grow their own businesses.

And it all starts with making a date with Amanda-Louise!

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