Classic British - Melville Castle

Edinburgh Hotel
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ChainClassic British Hotels
BrandClassic British Hotels
Total Meeting Space700 sq. m
Guest Rooms32
Melville Gate
Gilmerton Road
Edinburgh EH18 1AP

Classic British - Melville Castle

Edinburgh Hotel
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Room Features and Guest Services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Room Service
  • View (Garden)


  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Outside Caterers Allowed
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Space (Semi-Private)
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • AV Capabilities

Venue Accessible By

  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space700 sq. m
Meeting Rooms6
Largest Room112 sq. m
Second Largest Room112 sq. m
Space (Private)Available
Space (Semi-Private)Available
Space (Outdoor)Available
Meeting Rooms
Room Size
Ceiling Height
Room Dimensions
Maximum Capacity
Banquet Rounds
Cocktail Rounds
The Ballroom
112sq. m--1005080801003240
The Arniston Room
72sq. m--60363035601624
14sq. m---------
Ante Room
22sq. m---------
The Viscount Room
112sq. m--1003680-1003240
375sq. m---------
Reading Room
18sq. m---------

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms32
Singles (1 Bed)1
Doubles (2 Beds)31
Single (1 Bed) Rate£95.00 – £160.00


Local Attractions

Outdoor Pursuits

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As one of the leading companies for corporate team building and entertainment in the UK and Ireland, our event managers are fully qualified professionals. They are proficient in planning, organising and managing events at all levels, and their keen eye for detail, commitment to safety, and passion for ensuring everyone enjoys the experience will exceed your expectations, every time. Whatever your chosen service, Team Challenge Company can design and deliver an event that fits your exact requirements. What's more is that we use all of our own equipment, which means you are guaranteed an exceptional level of continuity, from start to finish.
Melville Castle Gate
Gilmerton Road
Edinburgh, GB EH18 1AP


  • Complimentary Parking
  • Bus Parking


Set within the idyllic country estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Melville Castle is an enchanting venue for your event. Once the hunting seat of Mary Queen of Scots who planted Chestnut trees for her beloved Rizzio, which still stand in the woodland to this day. The current Georgian Castle was built incorporating the very same foundations by Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, in 1786 for entertaining on a grand scale, which continues to this day. In recent years the castle has been sympathetically restored and offers an array of rooms perfect for every size of event, from small meetings to a large exhibitions; from 4 delegates in a private dining room to 220 guests in our marquee. Guests are invited to enjoy the tranquil comfort of this historic castle including our 32 comfortable bedrooms, on site brasserie restaurant & cellar bar, local woodland walks, country pursuits and activities such as clay shooting, golfing, horse riding and falconry.

Additional Information

With 7 elegant public rooms, a striking marquee pavilion and ample bedrooms the castle provides a stunning venue to host events ranging from corporate meetings, private dining and romantic Scottish weddings. Melville Castle is located 20 minutes from Edinburgh Airport and six miles from the city centre. It has four main meeting rooms, each with different capacities and settings. We will guide you through every aspect of your event to ensure you have a memorable day in the tranquil setting.