Entertainment & Extras
Ceilidh bands and Scottish Pipers epitomise the traditional Scottish Castle wedding entertainment and many of our couples opt to hire a Scottish Piper and a Ceilidh band.
For wedding parties of under 30 guests, the wedding reception would be held in the William Younger suites.
Here at Auchen Castle we can organise all kinds of entertainment and extras such as discos, DJs and Pipers. Our experienced Wedding Co-ordinators will help you every step of the way to make sure you are your guests enjoy a personalised and fabulous wedding experience.
Ensure your day goes with a bang!
Dazzle and amaze with this precisely choreographed combination of lightning fast barrages and arresting aerial fireworks bursts that leaves eyes wide open!
Ceilidhs and Discos
The most popular choice for larger numbers is to hire a Ceilidh band and/or disco. You are then guaranteed a party atmosphere with dancing into the small hours, lots of fun and laughter as well as adding some real Scottish ambience to your wedding reception evening.
Entertainment must be booked direct with the castle. Music can continue until 12 midnight. If you are booking Exclusive hire of the castle then a 1am license can be used when pre –booked and arranged with the castle.
Ceilidh Bands from £995 (Subject to availability. Summer months / special dates may cost more).
Pipers can also be booked to play before and after events.
The Piper pipes the Bride and Groom into the restaurant for their wedding breakfast and all guests enjoy this very special Scottish tradition - It really is a great way to make an impressive entrance in front of your family and friends!
A superb Bridal Posy and a Grooms Buttonhole, prepared fresh a few hours prior to your wedding and delivered to the castle. You have personal contact with the Florist to arrange the style and colour of bouquet you would like
Your first duty as husband and wife - cutting the cake! We offer a delicious 10" round wedding cake with sugar flowers
Owl Ring Delivery
Barney the Owl will fly in carrying the rings to the gloved hand of the groom, best man, or supervising falconer. This unique experience makes a fantastic addition to any wedding ceremony!
Your videographer is discreet and can position the camera unobtrusively so that you can forget that it is there. Sometimes the video can pick up aspects of the wedding day that photography can't - including action, the movement of a breeze or the sound of laughter. Your Wedding DVD, recorded using the latest digital equipment, comes fully edited with titles & music.
For a true Scottish wedding. We can arrange kilt hire for adults and children. If you wish to book kilt hire, our tailor will contact you to discuss various tartans and arrange a fitting.
Marquee Weddings at Auchen Castle Wedding Venue, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Auchen Castle, located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (just across the Scottish border) provides the perfect combination of an historic Scottish Castle, magnificent gardens and setting and the magical experience of a Marquee lawn event. It can't get any better than this!
The ultimate mix of a lawn wedding with the castle as a backdrop - 150 minimum to 440 seated guests
Any Marquee hire is inclusive of: full wooden floor, interior liners, Georgian entrance with doors and windows, Chandelier lighting, heating, full table linen, round tables (maximum 10 guests per table) and chairs for your guests.