I have been fortunate to perform at over 250 venues all across Scotland. The venues that I personally recommend are listed here.
Dalmahoy Hotel: Mark your special occasion in a romantic Scottish manor house, just 20 minutes from Edinburgh.
Let the sparkling history of our beautiful Scottish manor house serve as the backdrop to your special day. Dalmahoy is a luxury four-star hotel which sits amidst a thousand stunning acres of countryside. Period features, original manor house rooms and stunning views make it perfect for a wedding.
Its heritage dates back to the 1300's, making it somewhere very special to start your life together. Savour fine food and drink, a range of adaptable function rooms that can be decorated to your precise requirements and the history associated with this beautiful building.
Unusual Venues Edinburgh is an award winning Collection of 3 of the most spectacular, exclusive use wedding venues that you will find anywhere in the UK- The Caves, The Rowantree and Marlin's Wynd.
The Caves is situated right in the Heart of Edinburgh's Old Town and is nestled in the depths of the 18th century South Bridge. The venue can accommodate weddings of 70 to 150 day guests and then up to 450 for the evening. The Caves is entirely unique and unlike no other... the modern facilities are blended perfectly into the old features, providing an unforgettable atmosphere and giving you the romantic and exclusive day that you have been dreaming of. Every room in The Caves has a story to tell from Scottish history from vaults that served as stables to the French Cavalry to the remains of houses that pre-date the Bridge itself.
The Rowantree can host more intimate wedding parties for 30 to 60 day guests and up to 110 evening guests. Steeped in history and fabulously cosy this is a great venue for more personal weddings. All aspects of your Big Day are possible in The Rowantree, from your wedding ceremony right through to your evening reception. The venue has been beautifully restored with it’s original features and has a special place in Scottish history as it was originally called Lucky Middlemass's Tavern and the watering hole of famous Scots such as Rabbie Burns and David Hume.
Marlin's Wynd is located on Blair Street, just off the famous Royal Mile and the venue can accommodate weddings of 20 to 50 for the day and then up to 120 in the evening. This enchanting venue spans centuries of Scottish history from it’s Georgian Reception Room to the Main Vault which dates back to the 1540's. Full of candles and state of the art beautiful LED lighting the venue makes a romantic and truly unique backdrop for a Scottish wedding with the WOW factor!
Mansfield Traquair: A spectacular exclusive use venue for weddings, parties and corporate events, Edinburgh’s ‘Sistine Chapel’ is simply extraordinary. Located in the heart of the city and lovingly restored to create a versatile space which combines stunning, historic architecture with state-of-the-art lighting and specification, you'll find that anything is possible at Mansfield Traquair. Visit our website for more information and to find out about our wonderful winter wedding packages.
Howies Restaurants are well known for providing both excellent food and service while being great value for money. Our bright and spacious Georgian restaurant at Waterloo Place is a beautiful setting for a ceremony, with the raised platform area by the windows creating a perfect place for you to tie the knot. We understand how important your special day is, and from our first meeting we will work with you to plan and execute your wedding so that you have one point of contact to liaise with, ensuring that your day is just as you want it to be. Every couple is unique with different requirements, and at Howies we can work with you to tailor everything to your individual needs.
Barony Castle offers a number of different packages which are designed to suit all budgets. The Castle package includes the essential parts of your wedding day such as your dedicated wedding coordinator, menu tasting, wedding insurance, ceremony room dressing and a fairy light back drop.
The Prestige package is the ultimate wedding package which includes everything from bedrooms for the closet members of your wedding party, a toast drink for your evening guests, your choice of favours, fireworks and a videographer, to an upgraded 1st class meal with specially chosen wine with each course. Everything is taken care of!
Carberry Tower Is a luxury wedding venue with over 35 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds just outside of Edinburgh. This 450-year-old castle is charming, serene and perfect for romantic weddings. With capacity to seat 150 guests the private chapel within estate grounds allows a special wedding ceremony with its floor to ceiling glass windows looking on to a walled garden. A short stroll from the chapel is the banqueting Pavilion where a scrumptious feast can take place. During the evening dancing and entertainment can take place in many picturesque areas and the night can be spent in one of our delightful rooms. There are various packages on offer – call 0131 665 3135 for more information.
The Crowne Plaza - Royal Terrace is a 4 star, City Centre hotel located in a leafy street, slightly off the beaten track behind Calton Hill. The hotel is housed across 7 Georgian townhouses and boasts 97 bedrooms and 3 exquisite function spaces.
There are also spectacular gardens to the rear of the hotel and with stunning views across the Firth of Forth to the front of the property. We can cater for up to 60 day guests and up to 100 evening guests.
Most couples decide to host their ceremony in the garden’s (weather permitting) but we do have an alternative indoor room which is just as beautiful! Your wedding breakfast and evening reception will be in the Balmoral Suite - located on the ground floor, with crystal chandeliers and its very own private bar.
You are guaranteed exclusive use of the hotel event facilities on the day of your wedding!
Some of the other venues that I have performed at (in alphabetical order per region):