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On Hitched.co.uk since 2024

Last update: February 2024

This enchanting 13th century castle is set within a beautiful estate of forest and parkland, just on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Major restoration has transformed the interior of this historic venue to host individually styled bedrooms, award winning restaurants, and an Aqueous Spa, all in keeping with its original history and charm. Outdoors you can enjoy breath-taking surroundings, with our bridge over the South Esk River, garden walks and the onsite falconry.

Dalhousie Castle provides a truly idyllic setting for a wedding and honeymoon and is available for exclusive or private hire. From the moment you arrive, a warm wholehearted Scottish welcome awaits you, to ensure yourself and your guests instantly feel at home.

  • Incredible 13th century fortress in the outskirts of Edinburgh
  • Surrounding by stunning surroundings, ideal for wedding photos
  • 35 individually themed bedrooms inside the Castle
  • Award winning catering team able to provide delicious food throughout your celebrations
  • Licensed to host your civil wedding ceremony in a variety of different locations
  • Exclusive Use of the Castle is available

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Castle
Historic
Landmark
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Chapel or temple on-site
Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Health suite
Beautician

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Flabbie
Hughes Sent on 04/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible venue with incredible staff

An absolutely beautiful venue, rich with history and perfectly organised. The whole team were super helpful and couldn't do enough for us. The venue is beyond beautiful and would definitely recommend having a private tour to learn the history.
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A Sent on 21/11/2016
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sheer perfection

Had the most perfect wedding reception here for our daughter's wedding in December 2014. From our first visit to the castle, to the wedding day(and all the visits in between) we were made so welcome and the personal service of the wedding planner, Hanna, was second to none.
Nothing was too much trouble and the food was amazing. It's such a beautiful venue and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.
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Dalhousie Castle Real Weddings

Abbie & Sean
50 photos · 01/03/2023
Josie & Luke
20 photos · 25/04/2022

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Cockpen Road EH19 3JB Edinburgh (Lothian & Borders)
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