A warm, relaxed ambience


Gilmerton House is the perfect setting for your wedding, a timeless, elegant Georgian House hidden away in a peaceful, country setting, an exquisite wedding venue just half an hour from the centre of Edinburgh in East Lothian.

Choosing the right wedding venue for your ceremony and celebrations is all-important. With a choice of elegant reception rooms and 10 luxuriously appointed bedrooms, Gilmerton House is the quintessential wedding venue for a fabulous party.


You’re invited to come along to our Wedding Open Day on Saturday 8th September 12 – 4 pm. Read more…

“From the moment Denise and I first saw Gilmerton House we knew it was where we wanted to have our wedding celebration. It is such a beautiful place, from the extensive and delightful grounds to the magnificent house with its warm and welcoming reception room, ten gorgeous bedrooms…”

Nick Prance
Beautifully Proportioned

Romantic Wedding Venue

Designed in 1746 by William Burn, Gilmerton House is beautifully proportioned and a gem of a romantic wedding venue, surrounded by lovely gardens and sweeping lawns. The timeless setting for a totally magical wedding. Please come along to our Wedding Open Day on Sat 8th Sept 12 - 4 pm.

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attention to detail


Gilmerton House works with passionately driven, food obsessed, consummate Scottish caterers. We want you to experience the very best hospitality at your wedding, some of the best you’re ever likely to experience.

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that special reception

Marquee Weddings

Marquees are ideal for larger weddings of 80 to 200 guests. Your marquee would be located in our beautiful Rose Garden with steps leading to the house. You could still hold a smaller wedding ceremony or a drinks reception (with up to 150 guests) in the house before having your wedding breakfast, speeches and any dancing in the marquee.

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Warm & Welcoming

Winter Weddings

With burning fires and a welcoming team, where better to have your winter wedding than Gilmerton House. Please ask about our special low season rates for January and February.

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The Perfect match

Wedding Accommodation

Your wedding guests will love the house’s 10 luxuriously finished double bedrooms, all with sumptuous ensuite bathrooms. Each bedroom features a flat screen television, and complimentary WIFI. Up to 20 guests can stay overnight in the House and a further 6 in our five-star Lodge.

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Planning for perfection

Key Details

Your wedding manager and our events team will help you plan every detail of your wedding. Many of the key details are given here.

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Historic house stays


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.

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