Wedding Brochure - Edinburgh Castle

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Wedding Brochure - Edinburgh Castle
The iconic
majestic
fortress of
Edinburgh
Castle
favoured residence
of Scotland’s
kings and
queens
Say ‘I do’ in Scotland’s most famous landmark – the
mighty Edinburgh Castle. Celebrate your wedding
ceremony and reception in an unforgettable setting.
From the intimate surroundings of St Margaret’s
Chapel to the grandeur of the Queen Anne Room,
Edinburgh Castle has everything you need to make
your big day a big success.
Queen Anne
Room
Ceremonies & Receptions
Located in the heart of the castle, the Queen
Anne Building offers a private facility for afternoon
ceremonies and evening receptions. This classic
setting is complemented by an adjoining indoor
courtyard area perfect for pre or post-dinner drinks
and canapés. The Queen Anne Room is available
for exclusive hire and can include a private viewing
of Scotland’s Crown Jewels.
Capacity
120 guests for a wedding ceremony and breakfast,
170 guests for a reception.
Wheelchair accessible.
Types of Ceremony
Civil, Religious and Humanist.
Jacobite
Room
Receptions
The Jacobite Room at Edinburgh Castle offers
a contemporary setting within an 18th century
building. Its magnificent views overlook Princes
Street and the Firth of Forth – providing a stunning
backdrop for wedding receptions and photography.
Capacity
100 dinner guests,
150 guests for an evening reception.
Wheelchair accessible.
Gatehouse
Suite
Ceremonies & Receptions
The 19th century Gatehouse, situated at the
entrance to the castle, comprises two adjoining
apartments. This stunning wood panelled
room offers an ideal venue for small wedding
ceremonies, whilst the adjoining Ante Room
is perfect for drinks and canapés. Access is also
available to a private terrace which, with its
breathtaking views over the city of Edinburgh
and across the Pentland Hills, provides a
wonderful backdrop for wedding photographs.
Capacity
40 guests.
Access is via a spiral staircase.
Types of Ceremony
Religious, Civil and Humanist.
St Margaret’s
Chapel
Ceremonies
This beautifully preserved 12th century chapel,
which is available for small, intimate wedding
ceremonies, is the oldest building not only in
the castle but also in Edinburgh. It was built by
King David I as a private chapel for the royal family
and dedicated to his mother, Margaret, who died
in the castle in 1093. The cobbled area outside
St Margaret’s Chapel affords spectacular panoramic
views across the city and far beyond. Guests can
enjoy drinks and canapés after the ceremony in
the adjacent Argyle Tower.
Capacity
25 guests.
Wheelchair accessible.
Types of Ceremony
Religious.
Edinburgh Castle
Historic Scotland
Castle Hill
Edinburgh EH1 2NG
Tel: 0131 668 8686
[email protected]
www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk/
weddings
Designed by Tayburn
Photography by Historic Scotland,
David Ho, Wedding Photographer www.davidho.co.uk
and Blue Sky Photography
www.blueskyphotography.co.uk