Situated in the heart of Midlothian and a doorstep away from Edinburgh is the beautiful listed Melville Castle, one of the regions most popular wedding venues. With 54 acres of parklands and enchanting woodland and history dating back to 1786, it’s easy to see why this hidden gem is loved.
The Castle itself boasts an impressive mile long driveway through the woodland which is sure to impress guests as soon as they arrive, as well the castle itself with grand state rooms and are Licensed for civil ceremonies. You can say I do in The Ballroom, a natural light filled space that lends itself perfectly to any colour scheme or style. The room features large period style windows and classic portraits. The space can accommodate up to 150 guests for your ceremony.
The south lawn facing our beautiful fountain is also licensed for civil ceremonies and is the ideal choice for outside weddings of up to 150guests.
After your grand entrance down our staircase, the viscount room is an ideal place begin celebrating your marriage, with an atmospheric drinks reception. As guests mingle and enjoy the views you can slip away to capture some photographs within the grounds.
Following on from your drinks reception, you can head into our majestic contemporary Marquee with chandeliers and adorned fairy lights ceiling and enjoy a wedding breakfast of your choosing, freshly prepared on-site by Melville Castles talented team of chefs.
Finally, you can dance the night away in the Marquee with fully fitted heating and bathrooms and bar so all your guests can be together and celebrate you day.
The highly experienced wedding team at Melville Castle will assist you in the planning of your special day, from your first enquiry right through to the departure of the very last guest. Each wedding is unique and we pride ourselves on ensuring that yours is just that.
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23 Reviews for Melville Castle Hotel
Recommended by 100% of couples
Louise · Married on 30/07/2016
On behalf of myself and my new husband (The Haldanes) we would like to say a massive thank you to Melissa and all the staff at Melville castle. You made our wedding day so special and magical! Our expectations were met and exceeded by all the staff. They went above and beyond to make our day one to remember. All our guests complimented the venue and the food. This is a day we will never forget. Thank youSent on 09/11/2016
Lauren · Married on 23/07/2016
I got married here on the 29th July and on behalf of myself and my new husband we would like to say a massive thank you to Melissa and all the staff at Melville castle. The venue on the day was stunning! You made our wedding day one to remember. Our expectations were met and exceeded by all the staff. All our guests complimented the venue and the food. A few tweaks were needed here and there but none that ruined the day. Also a massive thank you for helping out with Kevin & his friends to do his crazy video lol thanks again xxxSent on 09/11/2016
Victoria · Married on 01/07/2016
Thank you to all the team at MC for making sure we had a fabulous wedding day. Melissa really went that extra mile and scooted to the local shops to source batteries for his toy! We had the best day, thank you to all involved. Can't wait to visit again!Sent on 09/11/2016
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