Up to 180
Exclusive Use
26 Bedrooms
£45 - £55 pp
Wedding license

The Cross Keys Hotel is superbly situated in the heart of Kelso's picturesque French-style cobbled square and like our beautiful Borders town, is steeped in history and romance.

Venue features

Seated Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
03:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List


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Detailed Description

There is a range of photo opportunities available to capture your special day at the Cross Keys Hotel, from the unique cobbled square with its magnificent Town Hall to the ancient Kelso Abbey. The hotel also has access to a private riverside garden only a horse and carriage ride away. Whether you are planning an intimate family wedding or a grand celebration, our team can advise you on the most suitable suite and food and drinks package for your special day. We can cater for as little as 15 and as many as 200 guests and the hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies, ensuring your day can move seamlessly from ceremony to celebration. Our wonderfully spacious ballroom is suited to wedding meals for 40 to 200 daytime guests. The maximum number for evening celebrations is 240 guests. The Ballroom can be configured in a variety of different sizes and layouts offering endless possibilities for styling the space for your day. The Oak Room offers a more intimate space for smaller wedding parties to enjoy celebrations. It is the perfect suite for sharing your special day with just close family and friends. The Oak Room gets its name from its rich oak panelling that creates an elegant ambiance. The Oak Room is suited to wedding meals for 15 to 30 daytime guests. Maximum numbers for evening celebrations is 70 guests. We have had the pleasure and honour of being entrusted with literally hundreds of weddings and we are proud and passionate about ensuring that each one is a stunning occasion. Our dedicated wedding team are on hand to assist you with the planning of your event and to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day. Each wedding is important, individual and special to us. We have packages available or you can tailor make your own packages to suit your requirements.

About us

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Liz Dyet

The Cross Keys is a friendly family run hotel in the heart of the Scottish Borders. The hotel has prime position over looking the beautiful Cobbled Square of Kelso. At the Cross Keys we pride ourselves in providing a personal service, creating a relaxed atmosphere for you and your guests to enjoy. I would very much like welcome you and show you around our facilities and to be able to discuss things further in person. Very much looking forward to hearing from you.

# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance


Getting here

  • Address:
  • 36-37 The Square, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 7HL, Scotland
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Tweedbank or Berwick upon Tweed
  • Nearest Town:
  • Kelso
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Edinburgh or Newcastle
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • A1
  • Travel Notes:
  • Contact us direct for further information we are more than happy to assist you with directions.