Edinburgh Wedding

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, set on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. It is also Scotland’s second-most populous city and certainly one of its most beautiful and atmospheric places. It is known for science, literature and the arts and those educated there often stay there for throughout their careers. Smoke clouds no longer hang over old Edinburgh and it can be relied upon to provide an attractive background to all of your wedding photography. It also has a large commercial and shopping district and many other attractions that guests will love to wander around in their free time.

Doubletree Edinburgh - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 0 miles.

With a 'penthouse' with views of Edinburgh Castle, there is a lot to make you consider this venue. As a hotel they clearly specialise in weddings and have a range of spaces to offer including access to a large dance floor. It sets a standard against which other potential venues can be judged.

business name:DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"At the Doubletree by Hilton Edinburgh, we pride ourselves in being flexible and hosting the wedding that you want. Therefore, in addition to our wedding and civil ceremony packages, we also offer self-catered weddings as both wedding spaces have their own kitchens."
website:www.doubletreeedinburgh.com/weddings-edinburgh
address:DoubleTree by Hilton,
34 Bread Street,
Edinburgh
EH3 9AF
three words:
phone:0131 221 5555
The Signet Library - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 0 miles.

All types of wedding are supported in this interesting venue, including civil, religious and humanist ceremonies. They have several rooms that they say are suitable for 50 to 220 guests for wedding breakfasts to evening events. They even have a built in PA system and a wooden dance floor.

business name:The Signet Library
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"The Signet Library, situated in the very heart of the historic Old Town, just a stone’s throw from St Giles Cathedral, is the unique wedding venue of choice for brides and grooms who are searching for a magical combination of breathtaking setting, gorgeous design and details ..."
website:www.thesignetlibrary.co.uk
address:The Signet Library
Parliament Square
Edinburgh
EH1 1RF
three words:
phone:0131 225 0651
Edinburgh Castle - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 0 miles.

If you want your symbolic wedding picture taken by a large canon then this is the place for you. They can host both your ceremony and reception, so everybody can relax and enjoy the splendid location. Later on they offer to show you the crown jewels, which is surely an unmissable offer.

business name:Edinburgh Castle
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"You can hold your big day at Edinburgh Castle whether you’re planning a no-expenses-spared celebration or a simpler, more relaxed affair. Gather up to 120 guests in one of our grander rooms, or say ‘I do’ in the tiny chapel that is Edinburgh’s oldest building. Each venue has sweeping vistas beyond its door."
website:www.edinburghcastle.scot/venue-hire/weddings
address:Edinburgh Castle,
Castlehill,
Edinburgh
EH1 2NG
three words:
phone:0131 668 8686 (general no. 0131 225 9846)
Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 1 miles.

The surroundings are unbeatable in terms of their beauty, and there are a wide range of possible locations to choose from. Definitely one where it is worth talking to their wedding planner early so that you can see the possibilities. If you are looking for space, then this might be a good option.

business name:Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"We have several event spaces suitable for your wedding day, from the Victorian Caledonian Hall with lovely high ceilings and large windows looking out over the Rock Garden to the John Hope Gateway offering a modern contemporary feel."
website:www.rbge.org.uk/venue-hire/weddings/
address:Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,
Arboretum Pl,
Edinburgh
EH3 5NZ
three words:
phone:0131 248 2941 (main no 0131 248 2909)
The Royal Scots Club - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 1 miles.

This is an interesting place to consider if you need a smaller venue with more atmosphere than a modern hotel. This is a historic location which was created as a Club for all ranks in order to honour the memory of the dead of the 1st World War. As it is central, it is easy to arrange a visit to assess the locations and to see whether they can meet your requirements.

business name:The Royal Scots Club
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"With its classic Georgian ambiance & fantastic central location in the heart of Edinburgh, The Royal Scots Club is the perfect venue choice if you are looking to marry in this historic city. Set within a traditional Townhouse, we are able to cater for small and intimate weddings or larger affairs ... "
website:www.royalscotsclub.com/wedding/
address:The Royal Scots Club
29 - 31 Abercromby Place
Edinburgh
EH3 6QE
three words:
phone:0131 556 4270
The Balmoral - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 1 miles.

The Balmoral hotel is an Edinburgh landmark, situated as centrally as you could wish. It is part of a large chain, but as individual as you could wish. If you want you can hold your marriage or civil ceremony here, followed by decadent spa treatments and dancing in rooms with long histories.

business name:The Balmoral Edinburgh (Rocco Forte Hotels)
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"A welcome in bespoke Balmoral tartan; Hebridean blues, heather hues and classic Scottish art; whisky ambassadors with 500 malts – The Balmoral is a love letter to Scotland."
website:www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/the-balmoral-hotel
address:The Balmoral Edinburgh,
1 Princes Street,
Edinburgh
EH2 2EQ
three words:
phone:0131 556 2414
Mansfield Traquair - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 1 miles.

A splendidly unusual venue, which is certain to give your guests plenty to talk about and remember. They say that their Baldacchino, Nave and secluded garden are made for wedding ceremonies. Heritage Portfolio are the 'event partners' for the venue which is named for the murals of Phoebe Anna Traquair which decorate the walls. 

business name:Mansfield Traquair
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"Wildly romantic, graced with the most beautiful art and steeped in history, a wedding celebrated here is destined to join the realms of the fairytale. Aptly referred to as “Edinburgh’s Sistine Chapel”, Mansfield Traquair is an awe-inspiring hidden gem ..."
website:www.mansfieldtraquair.co.uk
address:
Heritage Portfolio at Mansfield Traquair,
15 Mansfield Place,
Edinburgh
EH3 6BB
three words:
phone:0330 1233 885
Prestonfield House - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 2 miles.

With a very wide range of locations, this attractive venue sets out to fit the needs of most wedding parties. They even have a private dining room for two, hidden in a stone turret stair with your own waiter. At the other end of the scale, their ballroom is big enough for many hundreds of guests.

business name:Prestonfield House
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"Everything you need to make your day unique; history, romance, a breathtaking setting all just moments from the centre of Edinburgh yet totally secluded. With acres of lush camera-ready parkland surrounding Scotland's most glamorous hotel, where could be better for your most special day?"
website:www.prestonfield.com/weddings-in-edinburgh
address:Prestonfield House,
Priestfield Rd,
Edinburgh
EH16 5UT
three words:
phone:0131 225 7800
Barnbougle Castle - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 5 miles.

This venue is described as a spectacular coastal location, and it is hard to argue with that. it must be pretty impressive when a storm is blowing in. They have a preferred catering team, and a host of other experts to help you organise your day. They support religious, civil and humanist ceremonies and also have a nearby church.

business name:Rosebery Estates (Barnbougle Castle)
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"The formidable tower commands sweeping views of the Firth of Forth and the wooded grounds and terrace overlook a beach with private access. Your guests can sip champagne, relax and socialise outdoors or in the grand reception rooms."
website:www.roseberyvenues.co.uk/venue/barnbougle-castle/weddings
address:Rosebery Estates,
South Queensferry ,
Edinburgh
EH30 9TQ
three words:
phone:0131 331 1888
Rosebery Steading - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 5 miles.

Described in brief as a rustic barn wedding venue, that rather undersells what is on offer here. You can be married in a nearby private unconsecrated chapel or in either of two large barn spaces, each seating up to 100 guests. There is also associated guest accommodation and a preferred team of caterers. You will not be 'roughing it'.

business name:Rodebery Venues (Rosebery Steading)
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"Our charming and rustic 200-year-old A-list farm village – Rosebery Steading – has been lovingly restored to bring about an exciting wedding venue that is perfect for civil or religious ceremonies and wonderful wedding receptions."
website:www.roseberyvenues.co.uk/venue/rosebery-steading/weddings
address:Rosebery Estates
South Queensferry,
Edinburgh
EH30 9TQ
three words:
phone:0131 331 1888
Carlowrie Castle - Venue - West Lothian
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 7 miles.

An impressive looking castle. The aerial shot on their website really shows it off beautifully. They have a marquee that hosts up to 300 guests for dining and 450 guests for an evening reception, and there is certainly no shortage of outside space. There are also smaller spaces for more intimate weddings.

business name:Carlowrie Castle
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"Have the day you have always dreamed of in a stunning setting that is all yours.
Weddings at Carlowrie combine the luxury of the Castle, the stunning new marquee, the idyllic walled garden and 32 acres of perfectly manicured grounds ..."
website:www.carlowriecastle.co.uk
address:Carlowrie Castle,
Boathouse Bridge Road,
Kirkliston,
West Lothian,
Scotland
EH29 9ES
three words:
phone:0131 335 3184
Dalmahoy Hotel - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 7 miles.

This venue lies on a very large estate which is a little outside Edinburgh. They say that they are proud to host all types of ceremony, from traditional white weddings and humanist services to civil ceremonies and same-sex partnerships and they certainly have the romantic backdrops that every wedding needs.

business name:Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"Step outside on to our lawn where you can look across our 1000 acre estate and beautifully manicured golf courses. You may even catch a glimpse of the iconic Edinburgh Castle, Forth Road Bridge and Queensferry Crossing."
website:www.dalmahoyhotelandcountryclub.co.uk/weddings
address:Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club,
Kirknewton,
Edinburgh
EH27 8EB
three words:
phone:0131 333 1845
Newhall Estate - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 11 miles.

The main setting is Newhall House, a baronial home with lots of character. It is on the outskirts of Edinburgh, with spacious grounds to ensure a relaxing day for all. They have several possible spaces to use. The Coach House is one possible location you might want to consider, with capacity for up to 160 people for dinner.

business name:Newhall Estate
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"The Estate is a licensed venue for both civil and religious ceremonies. Choose the perfect ceremony, or take inspiration from your surroundings and blend traditional and modern elements into one unique day."
website:www.newhallestate.co.uk
address:Newhall Estate,
Carlops,
Midlothian,
Scotland,
EH26 9LY
three words:
phone:01968 661 611
The Vu - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 17 miles.

This venue offers the unusual opportunity of holding your wedding ceremony on a purpose-built wedding island, the Waterlily, set in the middle of their reservoir. They have two event spaces and some log cabins to round off your day. You will certainly be well away from the hustle bustle of the cities.

business name:The Vu
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"Set on the waterfront, The Vu offers the perfect setting for your wedding day. Nestled in the Bathgate hills, West Lothian with stunning panoramic views towards the west over our very own reservoir, it truly is the perfect setting for your special day."
website:www.thevu.co.uk
address:The Vu,
Ballencrieff Reservoir,
Ballencrieff Toll,
Near Linlithgow,
West Lothian
EH48 4LD
three words:
phone:01506 630808
Dunglass Estate - Venue - Edinburgh
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 32 miles.

This is a beautiful family run house and estate in mixed use, including arable and livestock farming. That gives it a lovely atmosphere for weddings, not least as they have a 15th Century Gothic church right in the middle of their land. They have guest accommodation on site and some hand picked caterers, so just tell them what you need.

business name:Dunglass Estate
what they do
(in their own words, Sept 2021)
"Dunglass Estate is a beautiful wedding venue that’s within easy reach of Edinburgh, yet feels a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the Capital. Whether you’re planning your dream wedding or a landmark celebration, Dunglass is the ideal place to gather together for the ultimate special event."
website:www.dunglassestate.com
address:Dunglass Estate,
Cockburnspath,
TD13 5XF
three words:
phone:01368 830 868
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