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Shieldhill Castle

Biggar, Central & Glasgow View map Visit website
Menus from £65
20 to 120 Guests


Shieldhill Castle is a wedding venue and hotel located in Biggar, Scotland. This historic castle is beautifully perched on six acres of private property surrounded by Scotland’s most stunning naturalistic landscapes. Having gone under renovations, this site blends 12th-century architecture with contemporary touches for wedding celebrations that live long in the memory.

Facilities and Capacity

Shieldhill Castle can be traced back to as early as 1199. The team at this venue has maintained many original features while adding luxurious touches for one-of-a-kind festivities. With an array of event spaces located throughout the former castle, couples will get lost in the charming Scottish landmark as they rejoice in two families becoming one. PIcturesque wedding ceremonies can take place in the castle’s 16th-century chapel. A staple of Scottish tradition and family heritage, this quaint space allows you to exchange vows in front of 100 seated guests. Whether you’re religious or not, this striking chapel adds an extra sense of enchantment to your big day.

After your ceremony, you and your guests can reside in the dining room to enjoy delicious food and drink. More informal dinners can take place in the Alexander Room with our Intimate Wedding Package starting from £2000 for 25 guests. Complete with large bay windows and panoramic views of the castle grounds, you and your guests can mingle and admire the gorgeous surroundings in an intimate setting.

For Weddings over 30 guests the Wedding Breakfast and Reception would take place in the expansive marquee. With ample space for 120 seated guests, a dance floor, and stage to have live entertainment or a DJ, you and your guests can dance the night away under the light canopies in this large setting.

After your celebrations, you and your newlywed can retire in the executive Chancellor Suite. Featuring an in room hot tub, with views of the grade two listed gardens. This gorgeous room offers both relaxation and sophistication. What’s more, there are an additional 15 rooms within the hotel, 4 Scandinavian Lodges and 10 Courtyard Rooms, perfect for families with our conjoint rooms and to have your guest's on the grounds for an overnight stay.


Luxury Intimate Wedding Package

Available throughout 2022-2024 with weekend and midweek availability for up to 25 people

  • Exclusive use of the Chapel and Alexander Lounge
  • After ceremony drink for all guests
  • After ceremony canapes
  • Glass of Prosecco for the speeches
  • All cutlery, crockery, glassware, linens and centre pieces
  • Shieldhill Castle cake stand and sword
  • Use of Castle and grounds for photographs


Shieldhill Castle Wedding Packages


The Bannockburn Package includes all of the little extras that will complete your day and wedding celebrations at an affordable price.

  • After ceremony drink
  • Drink for speeches
  • Three course meal


Looking to have a grand gathering with the ones you love? Why not book our Wallace Package, our package caters to all the additional requirements that will make your day extra special.

  • After ceremony drink
  • After ceremony canapes (3 per guest)
  • Drink for speeches
  • Three course meal
  • Glass of house wine per person with meal


Upgrade to our full package for a little extra. It includes not only the complimentary items but also the following for your guests:

  • After ceremony drink
  • After ceremony canapes (3 per guest)
  • Drink for speeches
  • Three course meal
  • Half bottle of house wine per person with meal

The Bannockburn, Wallace and CHancellor Packages come will all of the complimentary items listed below and can be personalised with our Wedding Planner on request.

  • Red carpet
  • Use of full grounds and castle for photographs
  • Wedding coordinator
  • Master of ceremonies
  • Guaranteed guest accommodation
  • Full Scottish breakfast for all your guests staying at the castle
  • Shieldhill Castle cake stand and sword for cake cutting
  • All cutlery, crockery, linen and glassware

To find out the venue hire and pricing for packages please contact

Services Offered

Upon booking your wedding at Shieldhill Castle, their team of planners will work with you to make sure that your dream wedding comes to fruition. They will listen to your ideas, blend them with their planning expertise, and ensure that every fine detail is covered. You can also be provided with a list of local, reliable and our top recommended vendors to help bring your wedding to life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Chapel on Premises
In the Country
Small Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Marquees and Tents
Woodland and Festival
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
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:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Changing Room for Guests
Pets Welcome
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Shieldhill Rd, Quothquan, Biggar ML12 6NA Biggar (Central & Glasgow)

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