Up to 60
Exclusive Use
10 Bedrooms
Wedding license

Stunning mansion and its picturesque grounds offering exclusive use and accommodation to you and your guests. Great location for fabulous wedding photos.

Venue features

Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Seated Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
02:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 AM
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
bridal Changing Facilities
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Ceremony and Reception
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
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

Industry Awards (3)

Scottish Wedding Awards 2017 finalist in the best venue category
Winner of Most Exclusive Private Venue (Scotland) in Luxury Goods Awards 2017
Green Tourism Gold Award

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Unique Venues of Edinburgh, Historic Houses Association, Green Tourism

Detailed Description

Gilmerton House is a Grade A listed Georgian mansion that has been in the Kinloch family for thirteen generations. Wedding ceremonies for up to 60 people can be held in the Drawing Room, overlooking the beautiful terrace and gardens. Ceremonies for up to 100 people can be held in the stunning Music Room which, surrounded by wood panelling and with a fine ceiling decorated with Rococo swirls, is one of the finest rooms of its age in Scotland. The Music Room will seat up to 60 guests for dinner. The Dining Room is ideal for more intimate gatherings of up to 20 people. Larger events can be accommodated in a marquee in the picturesque Rose Garden. The house has ten luxury ensuite double bedrooms. Overnight guests can enjoy a bespoke butler service and a full breakfast. The newly renovated 3 bedroom lodge house offers further luxury accommodation.

About us

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Fay Angus-Knowles

Gilmerton House offers a magnificent setting for your wedding in any season. This beautiful stately home and all its facilities are exclusively yours for the duration of your time with us. We look forward to making your experience a memorable one.

Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance


Getting here

  • Address:
  • Athelstaneford, North berwick, East lothian, EH39 5LQ, Scotland
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Drem
  • Nearest Town:
  • Haddington
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Edinburgh
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • A1 Abbotsview junction
  • Travel Notes:
  • 22 miles from Edinburgh city centre