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Kippilaw House Wedding Venue

Mansion House Wedding Venue in Scotland

Scottish Borders, Melrose

£11,670 - £12,770

6 reviews

Suitable for grand weddings and small, intimate affairs

Available with Exclusive weekend use

Number of special wedding settings, indoor and outdoor!

Breathtaking, picturesque backdrop for wedding ceremony and reception

Stunning grounds for wedding photography

Delicious in house catering

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: ££

Typical Price: £12,770

Price Range: £11,670 - £12,770

Based on a typical wedding ceremony AND reception for 80 guests INCLUDING canapés, wedding breakfast, evening buffet AND two drinks package.

Hire Price Range: £3,700 - £5,450


Guests for a ceremony: 150

Guests for sit down meal: 40 - 120


Accommodation Rooms: 15

Accommodation Capacity: 40

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. Our packages can even include your wedding photography, flowers and cake. 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 120 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.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Outdoor Ceremonies

Venue Setting





Additional Facilities

Outdoor ceremonies

Honeymoon suite

Dance floor

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Onsite car parking

Licensed bar

Wedding packages

Bespoke weddings

Dog friendly

Wedding coordinator

Venue Type

Exclusive use

Country House

Manor House

Dry Hire Available


Intimate Venue


Outdoor / Garden

Stately home

Weekend Hire

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers


BBQ / Hog Roasts



Contact & Location

Kippilaw House

Kippilaw House, Melrose, TD6 9HF, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom


Kippilaw is always hired exclusively for the whole weekend (or as long as you like) Bring families and friends together and keep the party going. Our 15 bedrooms, 2 lounges, large kitchen and spacious dining room, as well as the beautiful gardens, are all yours.

You can choose to have your ceremony under the ancient copper beech tree or by the rose arch (and there are backup locations indoors in case of rain!)

Fireworks are not allowed. There are race horses nearby so out of consideration for them, and other animals, we do not allow fireworks.

Yes, we would ask that you get environmentally friendly confetti please.

We supply them! We have beautiful candelabras that you are welcome to use but if you want to bring your own that's fine too.

The Lady Catherine Napier Suite is our bridal suite, spacious and full of light, it's the perfect place to get ready in the morning and rest at night. The en-suite has a standalone bath tub and a large shower, beautiful tiling and more quirky features.

We do upfront and inclusive pricing here at Kippilaw. No "beginning from" or "starting at" only to find out it triples (or more!) later. Get in touch for our full pricing info.

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