Packages start from the ‘ceremony only’, perfect for elopements at the castle, and go all the way up to the ‘all taken care of’ package.
Across the Scottish Border, just 30 minutes north of Gretna Green and only an hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh, Auchen is a fairytale Scottish castle wedding venue. Beautifully crafted, every single wedding at Auchen Castle is original and unique.
Hidden in the Moffat hills, in the heart of Robert Burns country, turrets, gilded staircases and fairytale gardens await you at this very special wedding venue.
Auchen Castle offers you Exclusive use of the castle, a perfect setting to gather all the people you hold dear to celebrate your love in the most enchanting way, or say an “I do” just for two.
Whisper sweet nothings, toast the whirlwind that is your wedding day, bed down beneath the spires and turrets… this is just the start of your next chapter.
At Auchen Castle you can plan your day, your way and create special memories that will last a lifetime. Whatever your personal style, the timeless accommodation, picturesque gardens and stunning interiors will set the scene for a wedding to remember. Grand or intimate, indoor or out – and whether you are planning from afar or have all the special details in mind, the passionate team are here to bring your love story to life.
When you host your wedding at Auchen Castle you are invited to truly personalise your day – creating a unique and original celebration. Their wedding planners are on-hand to assist, and your wedding can be organised from a distance if required. Ring on a Wing, show-stopping floral designs, beautifully crafted cakes, Scottish piping, bespoke tableware and fireworks are all possible.
‘All Taken Care Of’ and seasonally-inspired wedding packages are available. With exclusive use, the castle is yours to dress as you wish.
Yes, you can be married outside in our Italian gardens in front of our fountain ( weather permitting as we are in Scotland of course!)
We have one bedroom that is on the ground floor, and can also sleep up to 5 people also.
Absolutely! We are a dog-friendly wedding venue so if ‘Rover’ wants to be a ring-bearer or if ‘Percy the Pug’ wants to your best man, they are very welcome. We have a selection of dog-friendly bedrooms.
Yes, we work with some of the finest suppliers north of the border. All our featured website photography is Willow & Wilde who we recommend without hesitation, and we also work with showstopping local florists, stationers, and cake bakers. We have beautiful furnishings, with choices of chair and crockery styles, or can organise hire if you prefer. We offer wedding packages featuring many of these aspects, in order to make planning from afar easy.
We have a selection of smaller spaces, right down to our special turret ceremony suite where we can host just 10 guests. Hidden away up a spiral staircase, spend special moments in the cylindrical dressing room, whisper your heartfelt "I do" in the romantic candlelit ceremony suite, and toast your love in the intimate dining room. We also host ceremony-only weddings from £550 – these are great for if you want that special castle wedding, but with your reception elsewhere.