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Newhailes House & Gardens

Estate life on the edge of Edinburgh
Newhailes House, seen from the end of the driveway on a sunny day

Just 6 miles from Edinburgh city centre, beautiful Newhailes House nestles in acres of peaceful woodland and parkland. 

Dating to the 17th century, this Palladian-style house enjoys over 300 years of history. This is a wonderful location for weddings, corporate events and private parties.

Newhailes House and the charming Stables can be hired for smaller events, while marquees can be erected in the grounds for larger events.


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Up to 300

Venue type

Castles & Houses

Planning your event


Drinks reception – 20 guests
Wedding ceremony – 20 guests
Dining – 12 guests
Meeting – 20 guests (theatre-style)


Meeting – 40 guests (theatre-style)

Stables Courtyard

Drinks reception – 30 guests
Wedding ceremony – 30 guests


Marquee events – 200+ guests
Team-building and outdoor activities – 300+ guests

For further information please contact us. We’ll be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail, arrange a visit and help plan your event.

Getting here

Newhailes House & Gardens is on Newhailes Road (A6095) on the outskirts of Musselburgh.
Address Newhailes House & Gardens Newhailes Road Musselburgh East Lothian EH21 6RY

Get directions

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By car: 6 miles south-east of Edinburgh city centre, just off the A1 at the Newcraighall junction.

By bus: Lothian Buses 30, 26 and 44 and First Buses 140 and 141 stop near the property.

By train: Newcraighall Station is a 20-minute walk from the estate entrance.