Welcome to Dundas Castle, one of Scotland’s most beautiful exclusive use venues. Situated in a stunning 500-acre estate and located just 10 minutes drive from Edinburgh Airport, Dundas is easily accessible but remains secluded from the busy city. Enjoy spectacular views over the famous Forth Bridges from the roof of their Auld Keep.
Dundas Castle won the Scottish Wedding Venue of the Year at the 2019 and 2018 VOWS Awards.
Whether you would like a religious, humanist or civil ceremony, there are a number of beautifully romantic locations at Dundas Castle where you can exchange your vows.
The Great Hall within the medieval Auld Keep is the most popular location for ceremonies; the approach up the spiral staircase creates a sense of occasion, the Hall with its vaulted ceiling and ancient stone work add to the atmosphere of romance.
The elegant Croquet Room provides an altogether different ambience for a wedding ceremony; the impressive open fire, crystal chandelier and outlook across the sweeping lawns of the Estate make this room popular for a more intimate wedding.
Outdoor wedding ceremonies are becoming increasingly popular, and with a choice of settings, there is no reason why you can’t say ‘I do’ in a beautifully serene garden location on the Dundas Estate, or in the charming Courtyard.
Once the formality of the ceremony is over and the celebrations commence, whether you want an intimate candlelit feast for close family and friends in Stag Chamber, a more formal wedding breakfast in the elegant Croquet room or a larger dining celebration with dancing into the night for up to 200 people in the Pavilion, Dundas provides options to suit.
The front of the Castle is the perfect backdrop for a grand finale, with a marching Scottish pipe band and fireworks lighting up the night sky.
Their expert team will guide you through the planning of your wedding, and make recommendations based on their experience, as to which suppliers would work best with you to make your dream wedding a reality.
During your wedding, their skilled operations team will be discretely by your side throughout the day to ensure that each and every moment is enjoyable, seamless and to plan.
Many couples take full advantage of Dundas Castle being a destination for their wedding; having 17 delightful bedrooms, a wedding is the ideal opportunity to extend the celebration over 2 or 3 nights; time for friends and family to get to know each other better under one roof.
With regards to easy access for you and your guests, they have a lift in the main Castle which has access to the ground floor, first floor and second floor. The Pavilion is also accessible by wheelchair. They have an accessible bedroom and en-suite in the Castle.
However long you spend at Dundas Castle, as you commence married life together, your time here will be filled with love and laughter, friends and family, each and every one making memories to treasure.
If you fancy taking a 360 tour of the venue, you can do so here.
Dundas Castle won the Scottish Wedding Venue of the Year and The Best Wedding Venue in Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders at the 2018 VOWS Awards.