Morning has broken, and for the rest of the world, it might be much the same as any other. Except that this heralds the first morning of a new era: it is your wedding day. At Tinto House, we want to make it the benchmark of excellence for the rest of your married life. For you, it’s a first. For our team of professionals; it’s another memorable day at work. This is handy checklist might help reassure you and your partner that we have insight into those little details that will make your day all the more special, and we’ll be here to support, recommend and help you tailor-make your day to fit like a glove. Capture the Moment Wedding photography can be uniform, functional and perfectly adequate. Or, wedding photography can seek out the candid beauty of quiet moments...
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I spent a night as a guest of the 3-star Tinto Hotel located in the heart of Southern Lanarkshire near the small town of Biggar. The Borders of Scotland are often overlooked by people who concentrate on the Highlands but this area, which includes the Southern Uplands, has some stunning and spectacular scenery itself and a wealth of historic and cultural sites to visit.
Plush, comfortable and with a great selection of extras, Tinto House’s rooms are just the ticket after a long day exploring the area; with beds you’ll want to lay in all day and carpet that comforts even the most-tired of feet.
Thank you Holly for the fantastic review, you have truly made the whole team at Tinto feel appreciated.
What a brilliant review by Beth Pipe (Cumbrian Rambler), thank you.
We would like to give a big shout out to Tom Vickers for his wonderful review of Tinto Hotel in his online blog.
Jordanne, thank you for the fantastic review, I particularly love the pictures you have taken of the food.
We are all looking forward to welcoming guests to our Wedding Fair Open day this Sunday 12th April from 12noon - 4pm. Thank you to all the exhibitors who will be attending to make the day extra special.
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