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Inside Karen Gillan’s secret wedding as she ties the knot at lavish castle

GUARDIANS Of The Galaxy star Karen Gillan celebrated tying the knot with her stand-up comedian hubby in a secret ceremony in a Scottish castle.

The actress, 34, and American Nick Kocher, 36, enjoyed the lavish bash at posh Castle Toward in Dunoon, Argyll.

Karen Gillan, 34, has married American Nick Kocher, 36
The lavish bash was held at Castle Toward in Dunoon

He wore a kilt and arrived at the venue on a speed boat after partying with pals on a luxury ship ahead of the party.

He told of his joy before being whisked away in a car through security gates.

A source said: “They must have spent a fortune. The castle and the private ship were spectacular.

“Nick looked so handsome in his kilt. It was the perfect place for a celebrity wedding.



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“Nobody knew it was going on.”

Security guards blocked access to the walled 19th-century country pile.

Cars were seen being checked before heading up a sweeping driveway.

The couple made their vows in front of family and celeb pals including Karen’s former Dr Who boss Steven Moffat and Saturday Night Live comic Beck Bennett, whose actress wife Jessy Hodge gave a reading.

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It’s unclear exactly when the couple officially tied the knot.

Inverness-born Karen and Nick, from Atalanta, Georgia, are believed to have been dating for more than two years after meeting in the States.

He has written for long-running sitcom It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and acted alongside his bride in Netflix film The Bubble which was released earlier this year.

Nick partied aboard the Spirit of Fortitude ship with kilt-clad groomsmen before it set sail for the venue.

The groom had to be ferried to the coast in a dinghy through choppy waters after the boat pulled up just 25 minutes before the 3pm service.

Nick said: “It’s fantastic.

“I’m looking forward to it.

“It’s great to be here.”

Karen has spoken about being in a relationship previously but kept details under wraps.

It’s believed the pair met in Los Angeles, where she has a home.

They have appeared on red carpets together and left clues about their partnership on social media.

The couple have shared holiday snaps in Berlin and London.

Karen confirmed she had found love two years ago.

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She said: “I am not married. I am in a relationship, but not married, and it’s good.”

Nick was nominated for his work as a writer on hit US sketch show Saturday Night Live in 2017.

Karen has spoken about being in a relationship previously but kept the details under wraps
Nick wore a kilt and arrived at the venue on a speed boatCredit: Alan MacGregor Ewing
The groom partied with pals on a luxury boatCredit: Wattie Cheung
Before heading off to the venue at high speedCredit: Alan MacGregor Ewing