Venue Hire

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Medieval history, Jacobean romance and Victorian opulence
A view of Drum Castle seen from across a vast expanse of lawn, with tall trees framing the shot.
Venue overview

Private Event

Bright and spacious and with spectacular views across the lawns, Drum’s elegant public rooms are ideal for private gatherings and public presentations. Protected by 12ft-thick walls and adorned by family portraits and exquisite furniture, each room tells its own story.

A vibrant new gallery space on the top floor of the castle adds a unique dimension for events with private viewings available to evening guests. Exclusive tours of the castle, medieval tower and historic gardens are also available to complement events held at Drum.

The 16th-century chapel, nestled in the grounds amongst a copse of yew and holly trees, can hold religious christenings and services for up to 45 people.

For maximum versatility, a marquee can be erected in the grounds.


Drinks reception – 100
Dining – 45
Meeting – 70 (theatre-style)

Christening service (religious) – 35

Garden of Historic Roses
Drinks reception – 500

Outdoor activities and marquee events – 500+

Courtyard Cottage is a charming one-bedroom apartment in the historic courtyard of Drum Castle. Nearby Holly Leaf Cottage also sleeps two.