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Auchen Castle Wedding Venue Scotland
  • Auchen Castle in south west Scotland
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    Just over the Scottish Border at Gretna Green and only 1 hour from Glasgow & Edinburgh,
    Auchen is a fairytale Exclusive Hire Wedding Castle with 26 boutique bedrooms and a private lake.
  • Bar at Auchen Castle wedding venue in south west Scotland
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  • Wedding accommodation at Auchen Castle wedding venue in south west Scotland
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Discover Auchen Castle

Exclusive 5 Star Scottish Castle Wedding Venue.

beautiful 26 bedroom castle a short drive from GretnaJewel of the Scottish Borders.  Set in the heart of Robert Burns country only a short drive from Gretna Green, this beautiful 26 bedroom castle boasts magnificent Italian gardens and a private lake. The Beatles, The king of Norway, Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Chris de Burgh have all come to stay at Auchen at various points in the castles long and illustrious history. Spires, turrets, gilded staircases and panoramic views await you in this unique and beautiful Scottish Castle.

Set in 35 acres of exotic woodland, formal gardens and Italian terraces, with a reputation for excellent service and great cuisine– your stay at Auchen Castle will be a memorable one.

We've hosted everything from lavish TV celebrity weddings to weddings just for two and this historic castle, set overlooking the glistening lake, is the perfect backdrop for a truly spectacular event.

At Auchen you can relax with an aperitif in the Castle Cocktail Bar, enjoy a lavish meal in the award winning restaurant, and round the evening off with a wee dram in the Garden Lounge. Perfect.

Outside, the castle has a helicopter landing pad, parking for 60 cars and a falconry centre where the birds of prey have been trained to delivery wedding rings in a velvet bag at ceremonies in the garden. Access to the wedding venue is excellent, within easy access of the M74 motorway, just over the Scottish border near to the popular town of Moffat. Nearby are Scottish attractions such as Gretna Green, St Mary's Loch and Grey Mares Tail not to mention Glasgow and Edinburgh - cities that are equidistant from Auchen Castle.

Auchen Castle really is the perfect place to explore the surrounding Scottish Borders and to experience hospitality at its best, whatever the occasion.

set in 35 acres of exotic woodland, formal gardens and italian terraces

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Open 9am-8pm Mon-Sat, 9am-3pm Sun.

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Getting Here

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Travelling South on M74 from Edinburgh or Glasgow

Exit the M74 at Junction 15 signposted Moffat. At the bottom of the slip road follow the brown signposts for Auchen Castle (approximately 2 miles from the junction).

Travelling North on M6 from Carlisle

As you cross the border into Scotland the road becomes the M74, exit at junction 15, signposted Moffat (approximately 35 miles north of Carlisle). 2 At the bottom of the slip road follow the brown signposts for Auchen Castle (approximately 2 miles from the junction).

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