From the first breathtaking glimpse of this magnificent castle, Cluny will certainly add the wow factor and capture the imagination of your guests. Nestled in acres of wooded parkland and completely hidden from view, as you Cluny Castle through the beautiful main gates, the tree lined driveway opens out onto beautiful sweeping lawns where the impressive panoramic view of the main facade emerges and this hidden gem and stunning castle is slowly revealed. Dating back to 14th century, this magnificent crenellated mansion with beautiful grounds remains a much loved family home and offers you and your guests a wonderfully secluded and romantic setting to celebrate your ‘special day’ exclusively.
Perfect for the ultimate fairytale wedding beyond compare, Cluny has its very own unique Chapel attached to the Castle complete with its own private courtyard entrance for your guests’ arrival.
The unique Chapel complete with stunningly beautiful stained glass windows, dark oak pews and seating for up to 100 guests creates the most wonderfully romantic atmosphere and truly magical setting in which to exchange your vows.
Photograph above by Sam Brill
Capturing Those Special Moments
Meanwhile, as guests admire the magnificent surroundings and enjoy the celebrations, the bridal party can take time out to enjoy some wonderfully secluded spots within the beautiful grounds and stunning interiors of the castle for photographs. These provide the most amazing locations and backdrops for you to capture magical moments perfectly and create lasting memories for years to come.
Photograph above by Chris Henderson Photography
Celebrate in style
After the ceremony, a dramatic and impressive setting awaits your guests. The beautiful sweeping lawns and grounds provide a truly superb location for the drinks reception, with the magnificent architecture of the Castle itself providing a stunning backdrop. Guests are served celebratory champagne and canapés in front of the castle whilst enjoying the sounds of a piper playing the bagpipes on the ramparts.
Photograph above by Sam Brill
Small intimate wedding, or large marquee wedding? We can help you whatever your guest numbers. For the smaller more intimate weddings up to 24, the beautiful Dining Room & Drawing Room make a stunning and memorable setting to celebrate your special day.
The incomparable Tenants’ Hall, seating up to 94 guests, is a superb and truly unique setting for dinner and dancing! Perfectly situated directly below our Chapel, its beautiful stained glass mullioned windows and parquet flooring make it the perfect location for guests to enjoy the evening’s festivities. Or for larger weddings, we have several sites within the stunning grounds for a marquee, all of which enjoy the magnificent backdrop of the Castle. Planning and designing your marquee wedding is exciting and fun. Whether you want an informal country style marquee with simple styling or an opulent vintage style wedding, You choose any size, layout, theme or style, clear windows or panoramic roof to take advantage of the stunning background and beautiful evening skies, the only limitation is your imagination. Marquees really are a wonderful blank canvas for you to create an unforgettable wedding completely unique to you.
Photograph above by Sam Brill
FOOD AND DRINK
In order for us to offer you the flexibility and freedom of choice that we pride ourselves upon, we have handpicked a panel of wonderful exclusive catering partners that you can select from to work with. All enjoy an enviable reputation for designing and delivering fabulous food, exceptional service and creating the ‘wow’ factor in their menus. Innovative and artistic and using only the very best locally sourced seasonal produce, the team of chefs that you choose will provide you with an amazing and memorable culinary experience for you and your guests to savor.
MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME
New for 2018, we are thrilled to announce our exciting renovation project, which is expected to sleep up to 26 guests. It will include a full upgrade of the West Wing apartment, and also the complete refurbishment of the top floor of the castle with the introduction of seven fantastic brand new luxury en suite bedrooms and bathrooms. Started in early January 2017 and with an expected completion of early Summer 2018, our bridal parties will not only enjoy the complete exclusivity of the castle and grounds, but will now also be able to extend their stay and indulge in the luxury overnight accommodation on offer.
Your Wedding | Your Day | Your Castle
Cluny Castle is very much an exclusive use venue offering you complete privacy with an intimate feel. We pride ourselves on remaining as flexible as we can for you and tailoring your day to exactly how you would like it to be. Offering you a superior and imaginative service with exceptional attention to detail, our dedicated wedding planner will help guide you through every aspect of your wedding to ensure that your special day is absolutely perfect in every way. We look forward to helping you create the most magical day that will delight, surprise and capture the imagination of your guests and go above and beyond your expectations. Let Cluny Castle turn the ‘wedding of your dreams’ into a reality.
Photograph above by Jonathan Addie
“A TRULY UNIQUE WEDDING VENUE and a hidden gem, one which we are forever grateful for finding! Our guests were amazed by Cluny. The Chapel is simply stunning and the grounds are quite beautiful, a magical castle and such a secluded and romantic setting. We loved every minute there, it was very, very special. Thank you so much to the fantastic, kind and incredibly attentive staff at Cluny for making our day so special and memorable, YOUR HOSPITALITY WAS QUITE SIMPLY SUPERB”
“For anyone looking for a unique wedding venue with charm, history, style and that wow factor, look no further. We have just had a family wedding here at Cluny Castle, and IT WAS SIMPLY MAGICAL. We have had so many compliments, our guests were simply blown away. The chapel is stunning and the grounds of Cluny Castle estate are just as you expect them to be, a lovely country retreat, ideal for that something different. Our heartfelt thanks to the Cluny team for leaving us with SUCH WONDERFUL MEMORIES OF SUCH A SPECTACULAR DAY.”