Couple kiss outside Kippilaw House wedding venue in Scottish Borders

Kippilaw House Wedding Venue

Mansion House Wedding Venue in Scotland

Key Facts

Price Band: £ - ££

Guests for a ceremony: 150

Guests for sit down meal: 40 - 120

Accommodation Rooms: 15

Accommodation Capacity: 40

Features & Services

Suitable for grand weddings and small, intimate affairs

Available with Exclusive weekend use

Number of special wedding settings, indoor and outdoor!

Kippilaw has accommodation on site for 40 guests

Breathtaking, picturesque backdrop for wedding ceremony and reception

Stunning grounds for wedding photography

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Outdoor Ceremonies

Venue Setting


Venue Type

Country House
Manor House

Additional Facilities

Outdoor ceremonies
Exclusive use
Bridal suite
Guest rooms
Dance floor
Live music permitted
Discos permitted
Onsite car parking
One wedding per day
Licensed bar
Wedding packages
Bespoke weddings

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers

About Kippilaw House

Dating back in parts to the 15th Century, our mansion house wedding venue is surrounded by grounds and private woodland, in Melrose, which is near Edinburgh. Ceremonies within the house and grounds available, weather dependant!

Here at Kippilaw we offer you the freedom of expression for your wedding day. We encourage creativity. With dates available from April to October each year with dates for Winter Weddings available on request. Our packages can even include your wedding photography. A favourite here, weather permitting is woodland weddings. We hope that by choosing Kippilaw for your wedding venue you will benefit from our expertise in hosting parties and events, it is after all, part of our history. We specialise in weddings from 25 to 250 guests within the house.

Having been lovingly restored retaining its original details. The House is tastefully decorated and furnished in a comfortable grandeur and has many original features. The reception rooms are delightful with real working fireplaces plus the modern heating system works wonderfully and we have wifi. Our grand staircase perfect for photographs with a viewing gallery. To add to the extravagance we also have a Victorian Ballroom with fully working semi circular Bar, leading onto a covered veranda, the perfect place for cocktail in the evening overlooking stunning countryside. We can offer accommodation for up to 40 guests.

Our food is sourced locally, we are very lucky to have fantastic food from farms including the best game and cheese. You can be sure you are getting great food here.

Congratulations on your engagement and we very much hope to hear from you.

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Kippilaw House

Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9HF

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