Douneside House provides a spectacular setting to celebrate a bespoke, intimate wedding or special occasion for up to 60 guests. Weddings and private parties include the full use of Douneside and its grounds – from the guest rooms, Restaurant, Library, Bar and Tweed Room, to the gardens, Health Club and tennis court. Our property is perfect for brides-to-be in search of a romantic Scottish countryside wedding. The entire wedding party will be accommodated onsite, both at the main house and the adjacent apartments and cottages. The bride has the option of getting ready and watching her guests arrive from the comfort of our bridal suite, Lady MacRobert’s room, which features spectacular views over the infinity lawn.


Is the venue exclusive use and, if not, how many events will they hold on the same day?

We offer an exclusive use package which can accommodate 58 adults inclusive of bed and breakfast. Prices start from £7,000 per night and a minimum two night stay is required.

Do they have a licence for indoor and outdoor civil ceremonies?

Yes we do.

Is there a church nearby?

Tarland Church is less than 5 minutes by car or 10 minutes on foot.

Does Douneside House have an alcohol licence?

Yes we do.

How many guests can you accommodate in the day and the evening?

60 during the day and up to 100 during the evening.

Are there areas for both of us to get ready in the morning?

Yes we have areas to get ready.

Does downside house have accommodation onsite?

Yes we do.

Is their a good supply of local accommodation for guests?

Yes plenty places in the area.

What evening food options do you offer?

3 – 6 course wedding breakfast. Finger buffets are usually requested for the night before the wedding.

Is there a list of recommended suppliers to choose from or can we bring in our own?

Yes, we do provide a list of recommended suppliers once your wedding has been confirmed.

How long do we have the use of the venue for?

2 days.

Are there any guidelines for decorations?


Do you have disabled access?

Yes. We also have two accessible apartments.

How would car parking work on the day?

Private hotel car park.

Have you seen our wedding venue guide?

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