Castle Weddings

Your big day deserves a venue that matches the importance of the occasion; and Drumlanrig Castle has a choice of flexible wedding venues to suit everything from small, friendly gatherings to large formal ceremonies.

And we know you want to be sure you choose the right venue, so to arrange a visit or have a chat about your wedding day, please call 01848 331555, email or Contact Us.

Wedding couple with limo outside the Castle

Create your perfect day

All of the weddings at Drumlanrig are unique. We will work with you to create your perfect day.

Your memories will be treasured and your photographs unrivalled, whether you have your ceremony in the grand heart of the Castle, or choose an elegant marquee in our gardens.

Ceremony options include:

Wedding in Drumlanrig Dining Room

Dining Room

Have a day to remember in the atmospheric, wood panelled Dining Room surrounded by years of history and heritage. This south-facing room has gorgeous views of the gardens.

outdoor wedding ceremony

Inner Courtyard

With pink sandstone and towers and turrets the Inner Courtyard can’t really get any more fairy tale! A unique wedding space right in the heart of the Castle.

Bride in the Front Hall

The Front Hall

A majestic space for a romantic Castle wedding, with views up the drive and to the intimate unique inner courtyard. Ideal for small ceremonies or up to a maximum of 80 people.

Bride and groom in Drumlanrig Gardens


The gardens and grounds of Drumlanrig Castle offer a choice of options for a unique outdoor wedding ceremony. Or if you don’t want to brave the Scottish weather the Bowling Green, nestled in the picturesque gardens with the Castle as a backdrop, provides a stunning location for a marquee.

(Please note that on days when we are open to the public, marquee receptions are warmly welcomed, however the inside of the Castle is unavailable for weddings.)

Drinks Receptions to Remember

Make sure your day sparkles with an exclusive drinks reception within the Castle. Surrounded by world class art, history and heritage your guests will have plenty to talk about as they share your big day. Whether you are looking for Champagne in the elegant Dining Room or cocktails in the historic Front Hall we can help bring your vision to reality.


With the stunning backdrop of the Pink Palace with its external 17th century Renaissance façade and grand rooms, we are confident that your wedding photographs will not disappoint.

Whether you would like dramatic shots on the Great Oak Staircase or intimate shots on the horseshoe staircase we would look forward to working with you and your photographer to create memories to last a lifetime.

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