Cluny Castle

from £6,500
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.
Overview
Pricing
from £6,500 to £15,000

Price includes: Exclusive use of the Castle and grounds for the duration of your stay allowing you plenty of time to relax, unwind and celebrate with those you love most.

Luxurious and unique overnight accommodation for up to 26 guests. Beautiful fresh linens, towels, bathrobes and certified organic luxury toiletries in every room.

Personal welcome on arrival and full Butler service throughout your stay at Cluny to look after your every need. Beautiful welcome hamper on arrival.

The stunning Chapel or a choice of outdoor locations for your ceremony. The Tenants Hall or Dining Room for your evening reception. A choice of locations in the beautiful grounds for a marquee reception. Private use of the beautiful gardens and grounds for photos. Master of ceremonies. Private use of the magnificent Drawing Room and Library for drinks reception. Games room with table tennis table. West Wing apartment with fully equipped kitchen for self catering. ‘Little Black Book’ full of ideas and recommendations of lovely, talented local suppliers.

And finally, your very own dedicated wedding planner to help guide you throughout the whole planning process with hints, tips and advice as well as on the day management to make sure your day is everything you imagine it to be and more!

For a personal quote please contact the venue and mention Coco
Need To Know
  • Ceremony Capacity : 2 - 120
  • Dinner Capacity : 20 - 300+
  • Standing Capacity : 150 - 300+
  • Licensed for Marriage : Yes
  • Catering : Preferred supplier
  • Bar : Preferred supplier
  • Accommodation : 13 bedrooms
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes
  • Late License : On request
  • Exclusivity : Yes
  • Disabled Facilities : Yes
Contact Details
Cluny Castle
Cluny Castle
Sauchen
Aberdeenshire
AB51 7RT
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Book with confidence 

We absolutely understand that you may feel hesitant and slightly apprehensive to book your wedding when things are still so uncertain in the world right now. It’s so difficult to know what to do for the best, however it’s great that you are forging on with your plans despite everything going on and I am excited to help you as much as I can. So in order to offer you some much needed reassurance and peace of mind at this time, we have put a number of specific COVID-19 measures in place so that if your wedding is impacted by government restrictions as a direct result of Covid-19, we will do everything we can to help you. These include things such as additional availability to accommodate postponed dates, flexible payment plans should you prefer to spread the cost of your venue hire fees and additional virtual support to assist with wedding planning whilst personal meetings are difficult.

We are offering Virtual Tours of the venue during this time, simply get in touch with the team to book your appointment.

Read our Exclusive Offers for details on our elopement, micro wedding and ceremony-only packages that are now available.

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!

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from £6,500