The Setting

Situated in tranquil Aberdeenshire countryside and hidden from view by over two hundred acres of beautiful landscaped parkland, Cluny Castle truly is the most majestic, secluded and enchanting venue.

Dating back to 14th century, this magnificent crenellated mansion with beautiful grounds remains a much-loved family home and offers you and your guests a wonderfully secluded and romantic setting to celebrate your ‘special day’ exclusively. Your guests will be wowed by the rich heritage, beautiful exuberant architecture and stunning setting for which Cluny Castle is well renowned.

A world apart, yet so easy to get to, Cluny Castle is perfectly located; only 35 minutes from the Aberdeen city centre, 25 minutes from Aberdeen airport and within easy access to all major Scottish road and rail networks.

The Vibe

From the first breath-taking glimpse of this magnificent castle, Cluny will certainly add the wow factor and capture the imagination of your guests. 

Nestled in acres of wooded parkland and completely hidden from view, as you enter Cluny Castle through the beautiful main gates, the tree lined driveway opens out onto beautiful sweeping lawns where the impressive panoramic view of the main facade emerges and this hidden gem and stunning castle is slowly revealed.

The unique Chapel complete with stunningly beautiful stained glass windows, dark oak pews and seating for up to 100 guests creates the most wonderfully romantic atmosphere and truly magical setting in which to exchange your vows.

After the ceremony, a dramatic and impressive setting awaits your guests. The beautiful sweeping lawns and grounds provide a truly superb location for the drinks reception, with the magnificent architecture of the Castle itself providing a stunning backdrop. Guests are served celebratory champagne and canapés in front of the castle whilst enjoying the sounds of a piper playing the bagpipes on the ramparts.

Meanwhile, as guests admire the magnificent surroundings and enjoy the celebrations, the bridal party can take time out to enjoy some wonderfully secluded spots within the beautiful grounds and stunning interiors of the castle for photographs. These provide the most amazing locations and backdrops for you to capture magical moments perfectly and create lasting memories for years to come.

Small intimate wedding, or large marquee wedding? They can help you whatever your guest numbers. For the smaller more intimate weddings up to 24, the beautiful Dining Room & Drawing Room make a stunning and memorable setting to celebrate your special day.

The incomparable Tenants’ Hall, seating up to 94 guests, is a superb and truly unique setting for dinner and dancing! Perfectly situated directly below our Chapel, its beautiful stained glass mullioned windows and parquet flooring make it the perfect location for guests to enjoy the evening’s festivities.

Or for larger weddings, they have several sites within the stunning grounds for a marquee, all of which enjoy the magnificent backdrop of the Castle. Planning and designing your marquee wedding is exciting and fun. Whether you want an informal country style marquee with simple styling or an opulent vintage style wedding, You choose any size, layout, theme or style, clear windows or panoramic roof to take advantage of the stunning background and beautiful evening skies, the only limitation is your imagination. Marquees really are a wonderful blank canvas for you to create an unforgettable wedding completely unique to you.

Not only will you enjoy complete exclusivity of the castle and grounds, you can also extend your stay and indulge in luxury overnight accommodation for up to 26 guests. Relax, unwind, celebrate and create unforgettable memories with those you love the most. 

The West Wing, with its own private entrance, beautiful interiors and stunning secluded setting, the West Wing apartment, located on Cluny Castle’s western face is the perfect idyllic country retreat for you to enjoy. With 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests and set over 2 floors, the West Wing is a large self-contained apartment within the castle providing luxurious and extremely spacious accommodation.

In addition to the West Wing Apartment, there are 8 beautiful and luxurious double bedrooms located on the 1st and 2nd floors of the castle for you and your guests to enjoy. The recently refurbished accommodation has been individually designed and decorated in a tastefully traditional style to reflect Cluny Castle’s unique history, heritage and distinct Scottish identity, while incorporating a modern feel that is luxurious yet retains a warm, welcoming and relaxed charm. Perfect for those who want an experience akin to that of a Scottish Laird while also enjoying every day home comforts and luxury.

With comfort and luxury in mind, you will find exquisitely comfortable beds, sumptuous linens, indulgent fluffy bathrobes and certified organic luxury toiletries to enjoy in all of their rooms. Not forgetting the incredible views over the grounds, you and your loved ones will adore staying at Cluny, so much so, you may never want to leave!