Aberdour Castle

Set in extensive grounds overlooking the Forth Estuary, Aberdour Castle is a dream location for a wedding.

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Aberdour Castle is suitable for:

  • ceremonies
  • photography

Aberdour Castle sits amidst extensive grounds in a beautiful spot overlooking the Forth Estuary. The Douglases extended the 12th-century fortified residence over hundreds of years to create a worthy seat for the family. Splendid features like the fine painted ceiling give weddings at Aberdour a graceful air. Outside, the delightful walled garden and ornate terraces offer wedding photographers a dream location.

Long Gallery

Capacity: 60 people (ceremony)

Exchange vows in the elegant surroundings of the Long Gallery, with fine reproduction furniture in the medieval style. Next door is a charming room in which you may sign the register in private.


You can hire Aberdour Castle just for your wedding photographs, even if your ceremony will be held elsewhere.

Find out more about wedding photography or contact Aberdour Castle direct on 01383 860 519 for details.

Types of ceremony

Religious and humanist wedding ceremonies. Civil ceremonies by agreement with registrar.


Postcode: KY3 0SL

In Aberdour, 8 miles east of the Forth Bridge on the A921.

More information

Download the Aberdour Castle Wedding brochure [PDF, 1.8MB]

Find out more about Aberdour Castle


Weddings Team
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place

Telephone: 0131 668 8973

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