Escape to the Country
Gilmerton House is an elegant, tranquil events venue, ideal for any business that needs to escape to the country to think clearly, build teams or simply celebrate. A masterpiece for meetings, dining and stays.
Set in calming East Lothian countryside close to the A1, Gilmerton is a hideaway location that’s easy to get to, just half an hour from Edinburgh and 40 minutes from the International Airport.
Our exclusive use policy means that, unlike a hotel, the venue is all yours, and ensures complete privacy at all times.
Gwen Shaw, Viva Events
“Just half hour transfer from the city centre – an ideal location. Beautiful grounds. Very well organized. Prestige, luxury, elite, exclusive, a lovely private stately home. …Feels like someone’s home. Feels very special. I love Gilmerton!”
We've been serving gala dinners at Gilmerton for businesses and celebrities for 30 years. Let us cook up a social event that really shines and leaves your clients and colleagues with a lasting impression.Find Out More
BBQs & Hog Roasts
We don't just do formal events at Gilmerton. Set in our beautiful gardens, informal barbecues (BBQs) or hog roasts are excellent mixers and are a great complement to activities or meetings.Find Out More
Gilmerton House's classic yet relaxed ambience and its tranquil, country setting make it the perfect events venue for inspiring free flowing creative thinking. The ideal place for strategy sessions.Find Out More
Meetings & Conferences
Since 1988, the house has been used for executive meetings and conferences, as well as entertaining clients with grand gala dinners or informal BBQs.Find Out More
Team Building Events
Improve your teams' cooperation, collaboration and effectiveness by letting Gilmerton host your team building event. Let us arrange some entertaining activities and delicious catering.Find Out More
Company Away Days
Thank your colleagues and celebrate with an away day and fun day at Gilmerton House. Combine a BBQ, hog roast or picnic with some entertaining activities.Find Out More
The perfect place for many different product launches: car launches, consumer products and professional services. Inspiring settings inside and outside, only 40 minutes from Edinburgh and the International Airport.Find Out More
Executives retreats are great opportunities to regroup, recharge and think creatively. Gilmerton House is the perfect venue for this, known for its tranquillity and aptly called 'an elegant luxury retreat'.Find Out More
Film Shoots & TV Programmes
With growing demand for beautiful locations for film and TV shoots in East Lothian, Gilmerton House has had its fair share of film companies and magazines taking advantage of our stunning backdrops, from the Railway Man to Tommy's Honour.Find Out More
Whether you’re organising a Christmas party to catch up with friends or planning this year’s office party, Gilmerton House offers a wealth of Christmas party options. Our events team is here to help you plan whatever special celebration you have in mind.Find Out More
You’ve found the perfect retreat for a luxury leisure break or executive retreat. The house boasts 10 immaculate double bedrooms with exemplary ensuite bathrooms. Each bedroom is equipped with a flat screen television, tea and coffee making facilities, robes and towels, and, of course, breath-taking views.
You’ll also love the inviting Drawing Rooms, the panelled Music with its Rococo swirls, and the elegant Dining Room.
A full butler service is provided for overnight guests.Find Out More