Inchcolm Abbey is suitable for:
Tie the knot in the delightful setting of Inchcolm Abbey, on an island in the Firth of Forth. Originally a priory, Incholm became an abbey in 1235. It is now the best-preserved group of monastic buildings in Scotland. This tranquil location is within easy reach of Edinburgh, but with its seals and other wildlife feels like it’s a world away.
Capacity: 100 people
Natural light floods the first floor dining hall, highlighting its arched ceiling and unique features. This bright, elegant space is ideal for larger wedding ceremonies.
Capacity: 20 people
This small meeting place is one of only three rooms in Scotland to have been built as a centralised octagonal structure. Dating from the 13th century, the chapter house is an atmospheric location for an intimate ceremony.
Capacity: 90 people
The arched ceiling of this long, narrow room gives it a sense of occasion that exceeds its original purpose as sleeping quarters. Located on the first floor of the abbey’s east range.
You can hire Inchcolm Abbey just for your wedding photographs, even if your ceremony will be held elsewhere.
Find out more about wedding photography or contact Inchcolm Abbey direct on 01383 823 332 (summer only) for details.
Types of ceremony
Religious and humanist wedding ceremonies. Civil ceremonies by agreement with registrar.
Postcode: EH30 9TB (Hawes Pier at South Queensferry)
On Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth, reached by ferry from various locations. Both ferry companies that operate the route can provide quotes for wedding transport.
Telephone: 0870 118 1866
Maid of the Forth
Telephone: 0131 331 5000
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Historic Environment Scotland
Telephone: 0131 668 8831
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