Ever since 1372, when Sir John Lyon brought his royal bride Joanna to Glamis, countless other royal figures have been enchanted by it’s romantic aura and setting. Among them were James VI of Scotland (James I of England) and Mary Queen of Scots.
It was the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother and HRH The Princess Margaret was born here. The Queen Mother and King George VI—then the Duke and Duchess of York—spent their honeymoon at Glamis in 1923 and the summers of the interwar years with the young princesses Elizabeth and Margaret.
From the moment you arrive down the mile long drive you experience the magic of Glamis against the backdrop of the Angus Glens. You will be greeted by the Castle piper and step inside this fascinating and historic building where you will experience the warmest of Scottish welcomes and hospitality. A visit to Glamis will remain a treasured memory for you and your guests long after the day.
Glamis Castle boasts many beautiful locations and settings, both outside and indoors, for the wedding ceremony—whether religious or civil—the reception and wedding breakfast.
Capturing some of the best moments on film will be of utmost importance to you, so while your guests are taking a guided tour of the Castle you can choose to be photographed in some of the main state rooms.
This includes; the 17th Century Drawing Room, the evocative Queen Mother’s Sitting Room or in the more ancient Crypt.
A dedicated event organiser will assist you in coordinating your wedding. Their attention to detail, expertise in planning and organisational flair means you and your family can be much more relaxed on the day. If you have a particular wedding request, please contact Glamis Castle for more details; 01307 840393 or firstname.lastname@example.org.