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Celebrate your special occasion in style at Castle Fraser, one of Scotland's grandest baronial tower

Castle Fraser

Venue type Castle & Garden
Location North of Scotland
Capacity 1 - 70
Event types Weddings, Corporate, Private, Other
Green Tourism Award - Bronze Wedding BrochureNTS Corporate Venues

Set amidst 120 hectares of beautiful gardens and open woodland, only 16 miles from Aberdeen, Castle Fraser is an idyllic setting for weddings, corporate events and private parties.

Dating from 1575, there is the unmistakable influence of the French châteaux on this spectacular stronghold, with its wonderful turrets, balustrades and gables, making it the perfect venue for fairytale weddings and corporate entertaining.

For larger wedding receptions and corporate events, the castle's extensive grounds offer endless opportunities for marquees and outdoor activities.

Venue suitable for weddings, corporate events and private parties

Up to 70 guests for ceremonies and drinks receptions
Up to 70 guests for ceilidhs and dances
Up to 70 guests for dinner

1,000+ guests for team-building activities, family fun days and marquee events

Weddings at Castle Fraser

Castle Fraser is a romantic venue for civil, religious and humanist wedding ceremonies.

Accessed by a beautiful stone spiral staircase, the Great Hall is the principal room for ceremonies, dinners and evening receptions within the castle. With its high barrel-vaulted ceiling, it is bright and spacious, enjoying natural light from three large south-facing windows.

Within the grounds, the secluded walled garden offers a beautiful setting for stunning photography. For larger weddings, a marquee can be erected on the East Lawn, with the castle providing a spectacular backdrop, particularly when floodlit in the evening.


Castle Fraser is an elegant setting for corporate events and entertaining, a sophisticated venue for dinners and drinks receptions and a fantastic location for team-building activities. Whether you are planning cocktails and fine dining with fireworks or clay pigeon shooting with hog roasts, your guests are guaranteed a memorable experience. For maximum versatility, marquees can be erected in the grounds.

Travelling to Castle Fraser

Only 14 miles from Aberdeen International Airport, Castle Fraser is located off the A944, 4 miles north of Dunecht and 8 miles south of Inverurie.

Contact us

For further information please contact Hannah Beedie, who will be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail, arrange a visit and help plan your event.