Imagine actually getting married in the global icon that is Edinburgh Castle. The Castle that is the focal point of all the word-famous Scottish Hogmanay celebrations? The one with the epic fireworks displays? The one that has heard the one O’clock gun sound across Edinburgh for 155 years? Yes, that castle.
It sounds like the stuff of fairytales. But the truth is it really can happen. In fact, it’s more than possible. There are many different ways of making Edinburgh Castle your very own for your wedding day, with no less than four different options for your wedding celebrations.
Unique, romantic and steeped in oh-so much history, you’ll actually feel like Mary Queen of Scots was a close personal friend… and it will be a life-long talking point when someone asks where you wed.
We think it’s more than the perfect spot for a destination wedding. Just imagine saying “I do” with your nearest and dearest in St Margaret’s Chapel, the oldest building in Edinburgh. Now that’s iconic.
That you can have Edinburgh Castle pretty much to yourselves after closing time (along with your friends and family)
That Edinburgh Castle genuinely sits on the site of an extinct volcano. How cool is that?
St Margaret’s Chapel; it’s actually the oldest surviving building in Scotland.
The chance to arrange a private, after hours tour of The Hours of Scotland, the Scottish Crown Jewels. How amazing would that be as after dinner entertainment for your wedding guests?
The legend that many students will avoid visiting Edinburgh Castle until they’ve graduated (apparently any University of Edinburgh student who visits will fail their final examinations)
Err it’s Edinburgh Castle. That in itself is more than enough.
Take a peek at some of the real life weddings we’ve been invited to at Edinburgh Castle over the years…
The wind may have blowing a hoolie (for our American cousins, google it!) and the rain lashing, but that didn’t stop anybody enjoying every second of this wedding…
It was the mistiest of days and that just added to the romance of Cherry and Danny’s wedding. Everything about their day was geared around a relaxed family celebration.
It was a day they’d planned to perfection – from an intimate ceremony in St Margaret’s Chapel at Edinburgh Castle, through to afternoon tea at The Balmoral Hotel.