Stirling Castle

Enjoy your special day amidst Stirling Castle’s lavish buildings and stunning gardens, once the backdrop to royal celebrations.

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COVID-19 update

We are continuing to review our events offer in line with Scottish Government guidance throughout the COVID 19 pandemic and will update the details as and when we have further information.

Should you wish to hold a wedding with us in the next 9 months please contact the team who would be happy to discuss your requirements and our offering depending on your date.

The information on this page is pre COVID-19 and continues to be valid for future bookings in 2021.

Stirling Castle is suitable for:

  • ceremonies
  • receptions

Chapel Royal

Capacity: 240 people (ceremony), 200 people (reception)

A superb choice for wedding ceremonies and receptions, with a large stage ideally suited to a wedding band or other entertainment. You can host dinner in the Chapel Royal for a smaller group of guests, or have your drinks reception here before dining in the Great Hall. Wheelchair accessible.

Great Hall

Capacity: 300 people (reception)

Round off a magical day with a reception in an enchanting setting. Scotland’s largest medieval banqueting hall has been beautifully restored to its 16th-century splendour. A raised dais area is perfect for top table seating or for dancing. Both the minstrels’ gallery and trumpeter’s loft offer extra space for entertainment. Wheelchair accessible.


Postcode: FK8 1EJ

Leave the M9 at junction 10 and follow local road signs.

Types of ceremony

Civil, religious and humanist wedding ceremonies. 

More information

Download the Stirling Castle Wedding brochure [PDF, 1MB]

Find out more about Stirling Castle


Weddings Team
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place

Telephone: 0131 668 8686 

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