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Ceremony & Reception Venue

Melville Castle is a hidden gem in the heart of Midlothian dating back to 1786 and steeped in history. Set in 54 acres of stunning park and woodland with the river Esk meandering its way past the castle, walk in the footsteps of Kings, Queens and Knights.The castle has been lovingly restored and boasts individually styled rooms and suites.The historic opulent atmosphere and contemporary marquee make the perfect backdrops to any wedding.

From intimate fairy-tale weddings and secret elopements for just the 2 of you to exclusive opulent banquets for 150, our team is on hand to orchestrate your special day. Enchanting ballrooms, manicured gardens, a contemporary marquee and luxury rooms mesh together to create the perfect backdrop to any celebration. Capture memories in our magical location.





Wedding food

Food is one of the most memorable elements of a wedding, so it’s important to get it right. You and your guests are in very safe hands at Melville Castle. From melt-in-the-mouth canapés and gourmet wedding breakfasts to tantalising and moreish midnight snacks there is something for everyone. All our food is made using the freshest local ingredients and can be tailored to reflect your taste.


Where suite dreams come true

Don’t let the party finish without some rest. Our 33 bedrooms including nine suites are each individually styled with unique key features and Scottish artefacts.The two Bridal Suites, basked in the history of the lovers Mary Queen of Scots and David Rizzio, will ensure a memorable night for newly-wed couples.

Fall asleep comfortably in the magnificent beds, dressed with the very best Egyptian cotton bedding to ensure the ultimate comfort. Let the party continue at breakfast and reminisce the memories forever forged.

Exclusive Use

Have the day you have always dreamed of in a stunning setting that is all yours.

Romance, privacy and seclusion only a short distance from Edinburgh makes Melville Castle the perfect wedding venue to escape to on an exclusive basis. Melville Castle and 54 acres of beautiful grounds and woodland are at your disposal to provide the perfect backdrop for your special day. Enjoy the relaxed and tranquil serenity of the estate while entertaining your guests in magical surroundings.

Exclusive use is available for those who would like us to close the doors and enable complete privacy, meaning that you can use any area within the castle as part of your celebrations. All of Melville’s public rooms and the 32 bedrooms can be yours to enjoy in total privacy for a magical wedding or special celebration.  Enjoy Melville Castle at its very best; privacy, comfort, no strangers, no intrusions, just you and your guests.


enquire about our wedding packages

For more information about weddings, please call 0131 654 0088 or email reception@melvillecastle.com to enquire about prices and availability.




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