Shieldhill Castle

Standing resemblant in six acres of idyllic private gardens on the outskirts of Biggar and only a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh, Shieldhill Castle has all the ingredients for the most romantic of Scottish weddings.

After six months of careful restoration and luxury refurbishment, the Castle is now taking bookings for 2021. The team have been at pains to protect the Castle’s heritage, working with local craftsmen to completely restore and renovate the interior. Surrounded by immaculately kept grounds it has been designed to ensure that despite the grandeur, everyone feels at home, a place to call theirs for a few days and to make very special memories. We want you to think of it as your very own private Scottish Castle for the time you are here. 

We are exceptionally proud of the Castle’s history and heritage which goes back to the 12th Century, Shieldhill Castle is known to have links with Mary Queen of Scots and William Wallace.  The Castle boasts an array of reception rooms, a large marquee, romantic folly, acres of lawns and our very own private chapel which can be used in a number of ways throughout your day to create a unique and special day for all.

Our team of wedding planners understand how important every aspect of your special day is and will work closely with you every step of the way to bring your vision to life and make your dreams come true. Our array of rooms allows us to cater for small, intimate ceremonies whilst our gorgeous marquee can provide for larger weddings of up to 150. We believe that every wedding day should be tailored and bespoke to you and so attention to detail is key. However you want your special day to be, whether this be lavish and grand or a more  intimate occasion, we’ll make it work for you.

There are 16 luxury bedrooms and suites in the main Castle, 10 in our Courtyard and also 4 bedrooms in our lodges which provide a wide range of beautiful accommodation to suit you and your guests needs. All finished to a very high standard with all the luxury touches you’d expect.

(Please note our rooms remain under refurbishment and will be released in full from January 2021) 

The new owners of Shieldhill Castle got married here and can’t wait to show you round this stunningly refurbished Castle.  So please get in touch and arrange a private viewing where we can learn more about how you’d like your wedding day to be. We very much look forward to meeting you.

Available for non-exclusive OR exclusive hire 

Marquee capacity: 150 

Accomodation: 30 bedrooms 

Taking Viewings for 2021 bookings:  

Address: Shieldhill Rd, Quothquan, ML16 6NA

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Tel: 01899 220035

Location: Quothquan Biggar ML12 6NA

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