I have been fortunate to perform at over 300 venues all across Scotland. The venues that I personally recommend are listed here.
The main venues that I have play are: Dalhousie Castle, Norton House Hotel, The Rowantree, The Caves, Melville Castle Hotel, Dalmahoy Hotel, Marlin's Wynd, Carberry Tower, Barony Castle, The Balmoral Hotel, Carlowrie Castle, Borthwick Castle and Mansfield Traquair
Norton House: There’s no denying the splendid surroundings of Norton House really come into their own when it comes to romance – and weddings in particular. They provide the perfect backdrop against which to capture beautiful memories of a very special day! Whether you are planning an extravagant affair, or something more intimate, the wedding coordinators will be on-hand to help with every stage of the way.
At Norton House, the staff play an important part in creating an atmosphere that is perfectly suited for your wedding day. Attentive and dedicated, yet exuding a warmth and friendliness, they will allow you to relax into Norton House’s magical setting and enjoy your day!
Whether you are looking for a religious, humanist, or civil ceremony, Norton House is fully licensed, and ceremonies are frequently carried out on the stunning lawns! If the Scottish summer isn’t so bright on your special day, you can say ‘I do’ in a variety of different function rooms. What’s more, Norton House boasts a fantastic selection of accommodation ideal for both you and your guests to retire to once the celebrations are over!
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.
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.
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.
Other venues that I have performed at (in alphabetical order):