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On since 2022

Last update: February 2024

Set on Tayside in the heart of Angus, close to Dundee, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort is a rustic wedding venue offering an authentic Scottish experience all year round. With Glasgow and Edinburgh within easy reach, this secluded setting is ideal for a destination wedding in the Highlands. Lose yourself in 200 acres of beautiful countryside and discover a luxurious estate brimming with fine food, flexible spaces, and picturesque beauty.

Facilities and Capacity

Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort is delighted to cater to lavish occasions and meaningful micro wedding celebrations. The dog-friendly property is fully licensed to hold civil and religious ceremonies inside and out. Kingennie Court is the venue's dedicated setting for smaller weddings, offering a unique space for up to 25 guests with a large decking area overlooking the golf course. Here, you can choose between a cosy indoor ceremony beside an open fire or an outside marquee overlooking the Tay estuary. Within the resort, the Buddon Burn suite offers an original space ideal for larger ceremonies of up to 100. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, guests will be transfixed by the sweeping views of the fishing lochan. Featuring folding doors that open out onto a private veranda, this is an excellent option for smaller wedding dinners and breakfasts of up to 40. Elsewhere, the Inglesmaldie Suite embraces a contemporary style and is ideal for a lively reception of 160 thanks to the modern stone-fronted bar.

Services Offered

Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort offers a range of wedding packages that the team is happy to adapt to any budget or size requirements. These collections are designed for flexibility, whether it's increasing guests, upgrading the drinks, or customizing the evening buffet. Each package comes with a host of signature features, with the Kingennie Court package including a personal chef and waiting staff. Just some of the features you can expect include:

  • A master of ceremonies
  • A glass of prosecco for the toast
  • Chef's selection of canapés
  • A three-course wedding breakfast
  • Two bottles of wine per table
  • Chair covers with a choice of Sash
  • Choice of our selected centrepieces
  • Complimentary stay in the Honeymoon lodge

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Pub or restaurant
Coastal weddings
Unusual weddings
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

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

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:


Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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100% Recommended by couples
Anonymous Sent on 21/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing resort

On Sunday 28th October 2018 I married my best friend at this amazing resort.
From the moment we walked in to Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort we knew this was the place we wanted to make our commitment to each other.
The events team made everything easy and listened with intent as we spoke about our ideas and dreams for our speacial day, absolutely nothing was too much trouble, the staff before and on the day were attentive and amazing, we could not have asked for anything else.
Thank you to Claire and her team. thank you to Bruce for guiding us through the whole ceremony and meal, thank you to the staff who served us all that day/night you will always hold a special place in our hearts
Shanna Sent on 21/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely perfect location for our wedding!

My husband(woohoo) and I had the most perfect day. The staff were delightful and so helpful. They really made the whole thing seamless. I would recommend Forbes to anyone whether it’s for a short stay or a wedding. Even just a meal! Absolutely fantastic, so many of our guests said it had been the best wedding they had been to.
Laura Sent on 30/05/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding march 2017

Me and my husband got married at Forbes Of Kingennie in march 2017 . The venue was beautiful . The staff were lovely and friendly and did anything for you in order for the day to run smoothly . The lodges are gorgeous . And overall a brilliant venue .
Linda Sent on 29/05/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Venue

Forbes of Kingennie have weddings down to a fine art. We didn't have t worry about anything on the day and everything went seamlessly. The staff were so friendly and we had a beautiful warm day to enjoy the grounds. There was a lovely mix of indoor and outdoor spaces to suit us.
Nicola Sent on 29/05/2017
5 out of 5 rating


Lovely venue. Lovely setting, Staff are so friendly and excellent. We had the wedding day of our dreams at Forbes of Kingennie. Simply wonderful and stunning throughout the whole weekend we stayed. Thanks again Kingennie team xxx
Nicola Sent on 29/05/2017
4 out of 5 rating

Wedding 2010

My husband and I choose Forbes of kingennie because of the beautiful setting and the boat house,
The actual wedding was so organised everything went great and all our needs met . Would defo recommend.
Mrs Sent on 16/06/2007
5 out of 5 rating


Fantastic views in such a peaceful location. Attentive staff. Stayed in the boathouse on our first night.... beautiful
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