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Hill of Tarvit Mansion

Venue type Historic House & Garden
Location Angus & Fife
Capacity 1 - 80
Event types Weddings, Corporate, Private, Other
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One of the finest Edwardian mansionhouses in Scotland, Hill of Tarvit Mansion nestles in the Fife countryside, 12 miles west of St Andrews and within easy reach of Dundee, Edinburgh and Perth.

Designed by Sir Robert Lorimer to showcase F B Sharp’s famous collection of art and antiques – including exquisite French and Chippendale-style furniture, and masterpieces by Raeburn and Ramsay - Hill of Tarvit Mansion is today a wonderful setting for weddings, corporate events and private parties.

Framed by 110 hectares of Lorimer-designed gardens, parkland and open heath, the opportunities for marquees, wedding photography and outdoor activities are limitless. An additional attraction for wedding parties and corporate guests alike is the estate’s 9-hole hickory golf course, where novices, amateurs and professionals are invited to step back in time and enjoy a round of golf as it was played over 100 years ago, with traditional clubs, bags, tees and balls.

Venue suitable for weddings, corporate events and private parties

Up to 100 guests for drinks receptions
Up to 80 guests for ceremonies
Up to 70 guests for dinner

Up to 300 guests for marquee events

The Upper West Wing Flat , within the mansion house and three beautiful cottages (East, West and Middle Cottage) within the grounds, offer excellent self-catering accommodation for up to 18 guests.

Nearby, Hawkswood House offers additional luxury accommodation for up to 10 guests (10 bedrooms).

Weddings at Hill of Tarvit Mansion

Adorned with 16th-century Flemish tapestries, warm oak panelling and intricate carvings, the Great Hall is an impressive setting for intimate civil, religious and humanist ceremonies.

Throughout spring and summer, guests can stroll out through the open French windows, champagne flute in hand, on to the terrace with its sweeping stone staircase and uninterrupted views across the rolling Fife hills, before being seated to dinner.

The Lorimer-designed gardens, with yew hedging, sumptuous mixed borders and sunken rose garden, make a spectacular backdrop for wedding photography and alfresco receptions.

For larger weddings, a marquee can be accommodated on the formal lawns.


Impress clients and inspire staff by entertaining them at this elegant and stylish venue.

From exclusive dinners and champagne receptions in the Great Hall, to cooking demonstrations and wine tastings in the Victorian kitchen, Hill of Tarvit is perfect for any occasion.

Within the extensive grounds, guests can enjoy a round of traditional hickory golf, a game of croquet and a variety of team-building activities, or simply explore the gardens and surrounding estate, followed by a relaxing drink on the south-facing terrace.

For maximum versatility, a marquee can be accommodated on the formal lawns.

Travelling to Hill of Tarvit Mansion

Situated off the A916, 2 miles south of Cupar, Hill of Tarvit Mansion is 12 miles west of St Andrews, 15 miles south of Dundee and 25 miles east of Perth. Edinburgh and Edinburgh International Airport are within 40 miles. The nearest railway stations are Cupar (2 miles) and Leuchars (9 miles).

Contact us

For further information please contact the Hill of Tarvit team, who will be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail, arrange a visit and help plan your event.