Key Details

Options and Ideas

Planning for perfection

We’ve tried to list below in brief some of the main wedding options and ideas offered by Gilmerton House.

Rest assured, your wedding manager and our events team will help you plan every detail of your wedding.

“We wanted to thank you so much for all of your help in the planning and execution of our wedding day. We really did have the most fantastic day and absolutely loved every minute of our time at Gilmerton House…”

Kirsty & Euan
gilmerton wedding key details

Here are the key details to choose from for your wedding options and ideas:


You are welcome to arrive from 2.00 pm onwards on your day of arrival and check out at 11.00 am on your departure day.

We will work with you to plan the timings of your entire time at Gilmerton to ensure that everything goes smoothly for you and your guests.

Options for Ceremonies

  • Religious
  • Humanist
  • Civil ceremony
  • Civil partnership and marriage

Number of Guests

  • Music Room (for ceremony, wedding breakfast, evening dinner) – up to 60 guests
  • Reception Rooms (for reception, ceremony with a video link) – up to 150 guests
  • Marquee in the Rose Garden – 80 to 200 guests
  • Bedrooms – 10 double bedrooms in the house for up to 20 guests; and 3 double bedrooms in Lodge for up to 6 guests.

Recommended Suppliers

We have a list of suppliers who we know and have worked with in the past, from coach hire, bands and cake makers, to lighting, fireworks and photographers. Feel free to ask us for suggestions.

Photography credits: We are very grateful to all the couples and photographers whose photographs are used on our website and in our brochures: First Light Photography, GWS Photography, Lace and Bloom Photography, Ewen Forsyth Photography, Rankine Photographers, Orange Lemur Photography.  Thank you to any others we’ve omitted to specifically mention.


You can see costs for different options in our wedding brochure. Just contact us and we’ll email you a copy.

Gilmerton House is an exclusive use venue which means that we customise your wedding to match what you want, so please email or call us with your requirements and to arrange a visit.

Rest assured that any costs will be fully agreed with you in advance.

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