Private Events & Parties
Unique. Outstanding. Exclusively yours.
An event to remember
An event at Barnbougle Castle is the culmination of hours of preparation, weeks of planning, months of training, and centuries of heritage. We ensure that your time with us is both enchanting and memorable.
Your own castle - indoor and outdoor receptions
When you’re inside Barnbougle, we want you to be at home and to feel like a Lord in your own castle.
Revel in the panoramic views over the water and private beach from our terrace as you enjoy your outdoor reception in the splendid Castle grounds.
Alternatively, host an indoor reception surrounded by grandeur and heirlooms. Luxuriate with your guests in the magnificent, vaulted Banqueting Hall, majestic reception rooms, and antiquarian Scottish Library.
Just 15 minutes from Edinburgh
Set within incredible scenery overlooking the Firth of Forth, with sweeping views and lush woodland grounds, the Castle is just 15 minutes from Edinburgh International Airport and close to the Forth Bridges. Only seven miles from the centre of Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, the Castle is also within easy reach from the historic city.
For directions see here.
Your unforgettable event
Barnbougle Castle is an unforgettable and magnificent venue for any occasion.
Whether you are planning an intimate breakfast for two, a quiet lunch with friends or a lavish dinner for up to 200 guests, we’ll ensure that your event is every bit as special and unique as you and your guests are.
Without a doubt, Barnbougle Castle is impressive. Its stunning location, history and charm combine to offer a truly unique event space in Edinburgh. Marketing Edinburgh can’t wait to share it with our clients
- Hillary Bett, Head of Commercial & Membership, Marketing Edinburgh
Quite literally breath-taking! You feel the magnitude of the Castle’s historical significance as soon as you step through its doors. Preserved in time and closed off from the world until now....there’s a warmth and spirit to Barnbougle that’s hard to describe… simply magical
- Audrey Cassels, Director, Jigsaw PR Agency
What a find!....Barnbougle Castle situated on the edge of the Forth with stunning views across the water with the luxurious surroundings makes for a truly memorable experience…
- Karen Macartney, Informed Luxury