Classic British - Melville Castle

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Total Meeting Space725 sq. m
Guest Rooms32
Melville Gate
Gilmerton Road
Edinburgh EH18 1AP

Classic British - Melville Castle

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Scottish Hotel Awards 2015 - Winner of Scottish Wedding Venue of the Year 2015 Scottish Hotel Awards 2015 - Winner of Rising Star of the Year Manager. Scottish Hotel Awards 2015 - Nomination for Receptionist of the Year. Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 - Nomination for Reception of the Year Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 - Nomination for Events Individual of the Year Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 - Nomination for Head Chef of the Year Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 - Nomination for Wedding Planner of the Year Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 - Winner of Wedding Planner of the year


Room Features and Guest Services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Concierge Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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 Space725 sq. m
Meeting Rooms6
Largest Room112 sq. m
Second Largest Room112 sq. m
Space (Private)Available
Space (Semi-Private)Available
Space (Outdoor)Available

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms32
Singles (1 Bed)1
Doubles (2 Beds)31
Single (1 Bed) Rate£95.00 – £160.00
Tax Rate20%


Local Attractions

Outdoor Pursuits

0 minutes away
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

Distance from Airport

  • 21.24 km from Venue


  • 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.

Cancellation Policy

48hours Prior to Arrival

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.