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20th September 2020 GMT

Glamis Castle

Wedding Venue
Glamis Castle
Estate Office
Glamis
Angus
DD8 1RJ
Scotland

tel:- +44 1307 840393
fax:- +44 1307 840733
web address:- www.glamis-castle.co.uk/
e-mail:- enquiries@glamis-castle.co.uk

Glamis Castle :-
Venue type Historical Building: Venue type - Historical Building

Number of function rooms available for weddings...: 5 inside castle / 1 outside castle
Function room names and capacities: 16th Century Chambers - 40 for ceremony / 40 for wedding meal

17th Century Drawing Room - 120 for ceremony / 90 for stand up drinks reception
Billiard Room - 60 for stand up drinks reception
Victorian Dining Room - 90 for ceremony / 99 for wedding meal
Crypt - 60 for dancing reception
Italian Garden - 300 for outdoor drinks reception
Garden suitable for marquees: Yes

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Alcohol License Yes
Entertainment Available Yes
Dedicated wedding planner available Yes
Licensed for Civil Ceremonies Yes
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted Yes
Dance Floor Yes
Evening Reception Facilities Yes
Car Parking Facilities Yes

Entertainment is available: A range of entertainers can be sourced

Wedding services provided: Details available on application (packages are tailored to individual weddings).

Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: Yes - front lawns of the castle, the castle drive and the Italian Garden are the most popular areas.
Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: Yes - all staterooms and the Royal Apartments are the most popular areas.

Venue special features: Glamis Castle has a very striking range of turrets and towers and is often likened to a romantic fairy tale castle. The approach to the castle is through the Queen Mother Memorial Gates and down a majestic tree-lined mile long avenue.

Glamis Castle is ideally suited to wedding celebrations for up to 40 people. The 16th Century Chambers provide the perfect setting for an intimate wedding ceremony followed by drinks served in the stunning 17th Century Drawing Room, with its own ornate fireplace and plaster ceiling from that period. The wedding meal would be served in wood paneled Victorian Dining Room, with guests seated round the grand Strathmore Dining table. In this room guests would be surrounded by family portraits and the warmth of the log burning fire.

Venue History: Glamis Castle was the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and the birthplace of HRH The Princess Margaret. It was granted to Sir John Lyon in 1372. He married the daughter of King Robert II, and the castle has been visited by many members of the Scottish and British Royal families since then. The castle is the residence of Michael, 18th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.

Other information: A number of the rooms inside the castle are only accessible via steps and staircases. There is no lift access inside the castle. Therefore a number of the rooms inside are unsuitable for wheelchair users.

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