Craigmillar Castle is suitable for:
Superb views over gardens and parkland are a reminder that this was once a rural retreat from Edinburgh for royals. Craigmillar is one of Scotland’s most perfectly preserved medieval strongholds, with a lofty, late 14th-century tower house at its core. Mary Queen of Scots sought safe haven at Craigmillar, and the castle still retains the majestic charm it had when she stayed here.
Capacity: 60 people
The tower house was the first part of Craigmillar Castle to be built – and Craigmillar is one of Scotland’s earliest examples of such a castle. The Great Hall, located on the first floor, is the principal apartment in a maze of rooms. Its high vaulted ceiling, late Gothic-style fireplace and views of open parkland are sure to impress. Access is via a spiral staircase.
You can hire Craigmillar Castle just for your wedding photographs, even if your ceremony will be held elsewhere.
Find out more about wedding photography or contact Craigmillar Castle direct on 0131 661 4445 for details.
Types of ceremony
Religious and Humanist wedding ceremonies. Civil ceremonies by agreement with Registrar.
Postcode: EH16 4SY
Just 2.5 miles south-east of Edinburgh on the A7.
Download the Craigmillar Castle Wedding brochure [PDF, 3.3MB]
Find out more about Craigmillar Castle.
Historic Environment Scotland
Telephone: 0131 668 8831
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