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Aldourie Castle

The feel

Celebrate your wedding at Aldourie Castle; a luxurious fairytale venue set within 500 acres of private grounds in the famous Scottish Highlands.

An Enchanting Sight

Aldourie Castle is a beautiful and enchanting setting for your Scotland wedding. Situated in one of the world’s most iconic locations, on the shores of Loch Ness, the 19th century Baronial castle is a dream venue for either a traditional Scottish couple or those planning a unique and striking setting for their wedding ceremony and reception.

From the moment you enter the Aldourie Estate it will relax and captivate you. Aldourie Castle has an unparalleled warm and welcoming atmosphere, a perfect venue for any wedding celebration – large or small. Invite your nearest and dearest to enjoy an intimate wedding ceremony in the heart of the tranquil Highlands or party in style in a marquee overlooking Loch Ness. Your wedding party can then take exclusive use of the Castle in all its glory including individually designed luxury bedrooms.

Fit for Royalty

Complete with a balcony and medieval turrets, Aldourie Castle is set amongst picturesque woodland and beautiful gardens, providing plenty of special photograph opportunities for your wedding day. Rich in colour and character, this spectacular and romantic Scottish wedding venue is hired out for private use only so you and your wedding guests can enjoy exclusivity of the Castle for up to a week –long stay.

Imagine celebrating as a Laird and Lady on a private estate. Our wedding packages enable you to do just that, taking over Aldourie Castle and its immediate grounds as your own home for your entire wedding celebrations. Rejoice in a stately setting and embrace the stunning views across Loch Ness and the surrounding countryside. We offer packages throughout the year, please visit our website for further details or contact us directly.

Luxury Guest Bedrooms

A detailed bedroom list is available upon booking allowing you to thoughtfully allocate your wedding guests to particular rooms. Each of the 13 bedrooms, their en-suites and bathrooms have been lovingly re-designed to emulate the history and ambience of years gone. The Castle features across two floors 12 doubles – 4 of which are available as a Twin – 1 Twin and 2 singles with some dressing rooms. From grand four-posters to cosy sleigh beds, each bedroom is individually themed to guarantee you and your guests a welcoming atmosphere and memorable stay.

Additional accommodation can be found in our four quaint catered cottages on the estate should it be required.

Your Civil Ceremony & Reception

All the rooms at the Castle are licensed for civil ceremonies enabling you to create a personalised setting in our magnificent Scottish wedding venue. Up to 50 guests can be seated for your ceremony and wedding breakfast and the dining room can accommodate a more intimate party. Celebrations can continue on into the evening with dancing taking place in the Main Hall. For larger numbers we can accommodate a marquee wedding on the lawn next to the Castle or further down the parkland near the idyllic shores of Loch Ness with unmatchable views across the Highlands. Marquees cater for 180 guests for a wedding service, wedding breakfast and reception.

Intricately decorated in deep colours and rich lavish fabrics the Red Drawing Room features a beautiful Merano chandelier, antique furnishings and views down to the shoreline through large windows. Complete your wedding with tradition, opulence, style and comfort by relaxing in front of the fire with a Scottish night cap as you bask in memories of the day.

Food & Drink

Catering at Aldourie Castle is second to none. Our in house chef can work with you to design a bespoke wedding breakfast menu to suit your taste and budget complemented by a fine choice of wines. We can arrange anything from medieval banquets to simple 3-course dinners. The following morning you and your guests can enjoy a traditional Scottish breakfast either on the terrace in summer or in the snug Laird’s Room.

We have trusted wedding suppliers who we recommend for everything from wedding styling to the evening reception entertainment.

A Famous Location

An idyllic and magical setting, Aldourie Castle can be found on the south shores of Loch Ness, the most famous Loch in the world. In a peaceful wilderness you could be anywhere yet Aldourie’s close access to the main travel networks make it an ideal choice for a wedding venue


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