We took to the floor at the Scottish Wedding Show and asked five engaged couples to share their proposal stories!
GILLIE + CJ
“We went to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland; I knew I wanted to propose there. I did it after we had been in the water (where are you going to hide a ring in a pair of trunks?!).
“We had been before and there’s a viewing balcony. Last time we went and took some photos there, so I said I wanted to do it again.
“She saw me out of the corner of her eye on the floor and thought I’d fallen over! I asked her to marry me and she just cried!”
JENNIFER + GARETH
“We took Jen away for her birthday to Aviemore. We went out in the town at night and then the next day we went for a walk to Loch an Eilein.
“Jen always collects shells and rocks so when we got to the beach I said, ‘Let’s see if we can find you a nice stone’ – and then I gave her a very nice stone!
“I picked the ring myself on a shopping trip with my twin brother.”
REBECCA + BEN
“We were on holiday in Turkey in the Titanic Hotel. It was Rebecca’s birthday and it was a surprise.
“I managed to get the ring (a vintage emerald) there through security. She says I was acting really strangely and she didn’t know what was wrong with me!
“I proposed on the balcony and we had a bottle of Prosecco. We had already been living together and have a cat.”
KERRIE + TERRY
“I proposed at the Kenmore Hotel. We had been together for six months and were booked to be away for two nights – I was meant to do it on the second night, but the nerves kicked in and I wanted to do it sooner.
“I had arranged with the hotel to keep the ring behind the bar. I got through three quarters of a bottle of red wine. She told me to hurry up (she knew it was coming!)
“She said yes immediately. We had spoken about it before and I have always been one of those people who thinks if it feels right, just go for it!”
SAMANTHA + CRAIG
“I proposed on 3rd February 2016 at Disneyland Paris. We had booked to go a couple of months before and then she had a dream about getting proposed to there, so I thought I’d better get my act together!
“Everybody in the west of Scotland knew about it but her.”
“I proposed in front of the castle just before the parade started and it was an instant yes.”