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.
From the first breathtaking 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 are. For smaller, more intimate weddings up to 24, the beautiful dining room and 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 their Chapel, its beautiful stained glass mullioned windows and parquet flooring make it the perfect location for guests to enjoy the evening’s festivities. 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 unique to you.
Not only will you enjoy complete exclusivity of the castle and grounds, but you can also extend your stay and indulge in luxury overnight accommodation for up to 28 guests in their 14 beautiful bedrooms. Relax, unwind, celebrate and create unforgettable memories with those you love.
With its private entrance, beautiful interiors, and stunning secluded setting, the West Wing apartment 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 9 beautiful and luxurious double bedrooms on the castle’s 1st and 2nd floors 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 luxurious modern feel yet retaining a warm, welcoming and relaxed charm. Perfect for those who want an experience akin to that of a Scottish Laird while also enjoying everyday 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 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!
Our beautiful and unique Chapel can seat up to 120 guests for a ceremony.
The intimate Dining Room & Drawing Room can accommodate up to 24 guests.
The Tenants Hall can seat up to 94 guests for dinner and dancing or up to 150 for dancing if an additional marquee is erected.
Or for larger weddings over 94 guests, we have several sites within the stunning grounds for a marquee, all of which enjoy the magnificent backdrop of the Castle.
We have 13 double bedrooms accommodating 26 guests.
Absolutely! Although we can accommodate large parties, the house can also be set up to have a more intimate feel and lends itself beautifully to small weddings. If you are interested in an intimate/elopement wedding, then please get in touch for a bespoke quote.
Yes of course you can, however it would be subject to availability.
The majority of our guests choose to stay the night before the wedding as well as one or two nights after, so that they can make the most of their wedding weekend. Cluny Castle is hired on an exclusive use basis and we are very happy to tailor a bespoke package designed specifically for you and your requirements. Please contact us to discuss your plans in more detail and we will be very happy to help you.
Absolutely. Our dedicated wedding planner will be with you from the very beginning of the planning process to help and guide you through every aspect of your wedding. We will also be on hand for the duration of your stay and throughout the wedding day itself to ensure everything runs smoothly and is as planned from start to finish.
Wedding insurance might not be the first thing you think about when it comes to starting your wedding planning journey, however it makes sense to make sure that you are protected. No matter how well you plan your wedding when the unexpected happens you want to be prepared which is why we always recommend that you invest in wedding insurance to cover you for every eventuality.