Weddings. The wedding day you've always dreamed of....


If you’re looking for a wedding venue that offers something truly remarkable, look no further. Dumfries House is an exquisite venue offering everything you need for your special day. Whether you choose to celebrate in the house or in our beautiful purpose built marquee, you can relax into your big day safe in the knowledge that we have taken care of every detail. From the arrival drinks to the exquisitely prepared locally sourced food, your every requirement will be smoothly in hand from start to finish. To request a Wedding Brochure, check availability, discuss your requirements or to arrange an appointment with our Wedding Coordinator call +44 (0)1290 425 959 or email our Hospitality Manager on l.maccallum@dumfries-house.org.uk

The Ceremony

Our beautiful Tapestry Room is licensed for wedding ceremonies and provides an elegant setting for up to 120 guests seated theatre-style.

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Reception Rooms

Whether you’re planning a small and intimate gathering or a lavish reception, we have a range of stunning function rooms to choose from.


Here are just a few of testimonials from couples who have married at Dumfries House:

“Charlotte and I were thoroughly impressed, the attention to detail was amazing. Dumfries House captured our day perfectly and I would recommend their services to anyone.” - Robert Nichols
“We had the most spectacular day which fulfilled all of our wishes.” - Marie

Food and Wine

Fantastic food is the cornerstone to every great wedding (after all, a well fed guest is a happy one). That’s why we are passionate about using the highest quality ingredients and freshest produce to create a wedding menu that will truly inspire and impress you and your wedding party. We offer a bespoke service and are committed to ensuring that your menu not only reflects your style and taste but stays within budget too. We also offer a well-chosen selection of wine and champagne to complement your chosen menu.

To see an example food menu, please click here

Finishing Touches

The package includes welcome glass of Prosecco on arrival, overnight accommodation in 6 luxurious twin/double rooms and the services of the Dumfries Lodge House Steward.

The evening will commence with a Champagne evening tour of Dumfries House led by a senior guide, followed by dinner in the Library Restaurant (a la carte menu. Wine is not included and will be charged accordingly).

All bedrooms are bedecked with fresh flowers, fruit and chocolates, with a turn down service on your return to the Lodge.

If you are interested in booking one or both cottages for a future date, please contact Dumfries House Lodge Manager by email at info@dumfrieshouselodge.co.uk.

Wedding History at Dumfries House

The very first wedding at Dumfries House took place in 1792 between Viscount Mount Stuart and Lady Elizabeth Penelope Crichton, from which the line of Marquesses of Bute have sprung ever since. So your first steps together into your future as a married couple are also steps that echo in history