The castle has played host to weddings of all shapes and sizes, from the grandest of society weddings, to smaller and more intimate affairs. The staff at the castle want to ensure that every moment of your special day is a memorable one; that’s why the dedicated wedding coordinators are there to assist with every detail.

Set in an idyllic country estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Melville Castle is a unique and enchanting location for weddings, receptions and civil partnerships.

Nestled within 54 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodland on the banks of the river Esk, Melville Castle is also home to an excellent Brasserie restaurant, where wedding guests can enjoy an extensive range of menus created by the castle's team of chefs, using the finest, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.

Whether it’s your reception, ceremony or both, they'll make sure your day is as individual, exciting and memorable as you have always dreamed.

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Melville Castle has seen an increase in demand for intimate weddings over recent months and, in an attempt to better cater to couples looking to elope, have come up with the following package:

  • Ceremony room hire;
  • Private three-course dinner for 2;
  • House bottle of Prosecco;
  • Overnight bed and breakfast accommodation in the Bridal Suite;
  • Use of the castle interior and exterior for photographs.
  • (Additional guests can be added to the package, for whom there will be a supplementary charge)

Just £695

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The Ballroom

The Elibank Suite is a truly stunning backdrop for your wedding ceremony. Newly refurbished, this suite boasts floor to ceiling windows with neutral shades to complement any colour scheme you choose.


The Drinks Reception

Drinks after the wedding ceremony can be served in the Front Hall, Library Bar and Ante Room. These grand yet elegant rooms, with large windows, overlook the sunny South Lawn and the North Esk River. Drinks can also be served outside, weather permitting.

The South Lawn

Enjoy your special day in the unpredictable Scottish sunshine on Melville Castle's 50 acre estate. Enjoy your ceremony on one of the well manicured lawns in the shadow of the castle.

CAPACITY: Up to 250 Guests

The Wedding Breakfast

The Viscount Dining Room is the ideal wedding breakfast room for the larger parties, accommodating up to 70 guests. With its high ceilings, large windows, and ornate décor, it provides the perfect backdrop for a very important meal.