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									Wedding Brochure
“   Our wedding held here was even more memorable
           due to the personal service & touch we
         received from all at Mellerstain, not to mention
        the truly amazing house & grounds. An unforgettable
                                weekend, one of all our dreams.

                Viewings of Mellerstain are available by prior appointment.
                                Please call 01573 410225
Welcome to Mellerstain House, one of Scotland’s
finest stately homes.

Located in the heart of the Scottish Borders, Mellerstain House is one     With exclusive use on your wedding day, our experienced Wedding
of Scotland’s finest stately homes and family residence of The 13th Earl   Planner and dedicated team will professionally assist with your
of Haddington.                                                             requirements from ceremony to reception, promising you the ultimate
                                                                           wedding experience at Mellerstain.
Standing proudly amidst acres of stunning parkland and grounds,
Mellerstain offers you a truly romantic and enchanting location for your
wedding. Enjoy the elegance of our state rooms, luxury of our bridal and
guest accommodation, tranquillity of the gardens and lake, and marvel at
the stunning views to the Cheviot Hills and beyond.

“    Mellerstain is the most wonderful venue for a wedding –
                     both house and gardens are simply outstanding –
          you are all such professionals the whole process was a pleasure...
                              The day itself was nothing short of magical...
“   It has been a privilege and outright honour to be able
    to have our wedding in such a beautiful location ...
    Everything we dared to dream our wedding day could be came true!
Exclusive use of wedding rooms & grounds.

Wedding Rooms:                                    Your Wedding Breakfast
• The Oval Hall, Inner Hall & Music Room          Your wedding ceremony (religious, humanist, civil ceremony or civil partnership) can take place in either the
                                                  Music Room or alternatively outside on our exquisite Rose Terrace.
• The Gallery, Yellow Dining Room & Lounge
                                                  Following your ‘I do’, celebratory drinks and canapés amongst friends and family can be enjoyed within The Oval
• The Rose Terrace
                                                  Hall and on The Rose Terrace. Guided tours of the house available upon request.
• Guest Numbers:
                                                  Your Wedding Breakfast takes place in The Music Room, (tables & chairs provided for 80 max).
Ceremony & Wedding Breakfast: maximum 80 people
                                                  Evening celebrations progress to the lower ground floor within The Gallery leading out to The Rose Terrace.
Evening Celebrations: maximum 120 people          Dance the night away in the Yellow Dining Room, relax in the Vaulted Sitting Room or even surprise your guests
                                                  with a spectacular fireworks display.
                                                  Marquee wedding celebrations are welcomed and sited on the North Lawn.
                                                  All marquees are supplied through our nominated supplier only and hire of the lawn through Mellerstain Trust.
                                                  All celebrations respectfully finish at midnight, carriages by 12.30am.
                                                  We suggest all taxis are prearranged.
                                                  “      The atmosphere you create is so
                                                                       warm and welcoming...
Holiday Cottages available for extra accomodation
to help make the most of your wedding celebrations

Bridal Suites                                                                           Self-catering Cottages
We have two luxuriously appointed four-poster bridal suites located within the main     Within the grounds and in close walking distance of the house, Mellerstain has
house (incl TV/DVD , tea & coffee facilities).                                          3 self-catering cottages. Available for short breaks or weekly, all reservations are
                                                                                        via Hoseasons ( or call 0845 268 8645
Reservations are on a bed & breakfast basis (continental breakfast), with access from
2.00pm the day before your wedding or 11.00am the day of. Checkout by 11.00am on        West Lodge (2 bed)
day of departure. Both rooms are strictly non-smoking.
                                                                                        Clockhouse Cottage (2 bed)
                                                                                        Courtyard Cottage (3 bed)

          “      We had an amazing time here celebrating the wedding of David & Susan!
                 The accommodation is well equipped and extremely comfortable. The
                 grounds themselves are beautifully kept... It was an amazing place to stay
                            and we hope we can come back. Thanks for an amazing weekend!
Bridal Suite       Vaulted Sitting Room

Holiday Cottages   Holiday Cottage        Holiday Cottage
                            Terms & Conditions

                            TERMS & CONDITIONS                                                   Outside Suppliers
                            (not applicable to the All-inclusive Wedding Day Package)            The Mellerstain Trust provides a comprehensive list of suggested
                                                                                                 suppliers. Permission from The Mellerstain Trust for suppliers not listed
                            Deposits                                                             within must be obtained.
                            On confirmation of your wedding reservation,
                            The Mellerstain Trust requires a non-refundable deposit of           Loss or Damage
                            £1000 to secure your wedding date.                                   The Mellerstain Trust does not accept responsibility or liability
                                                                                                 regarding loss or damage to any property brought onto the premises
                            Two weeks prior to your wedding date, a damage deposit of £1000 is   by or on behalf of the Client or those persons authorised by the Client
                            required. This will be returned on your departure less any damage/   entering the premises.
                            additional housekeeping charge.
                            Final Payment                                                        All celebrations are to respectfully finish by midnight and carriages by
                            Payment of the full balance is required 1 month prior to your        12.30am. We recommend taxis are pre-arranged.
                            confirmed wedding date.
                            Cancellation Policy                                                  For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact our
                            Cancellation within 3 months of your wedding date will incur a       Administrator who will be delighted to assist.
                            cancellation charge of 50% of the total fee.

The Mellerstain Trust, Gordon, Berwickshire, Scotland, TD3 6LG                      Telephone: 01573 410225 Fax: 01573 410262                               E-mail:
                                                                                                                                                Scottish Charity Number: SC011009
                         WEDDING TARIFF 2012                                   (incl of VAT)

                         WEDDING TARIFF 2012 (incl of VAT)
                         VENUE HIRE (incls exclusive use & the invaluable services of our        GUEST ACCOMMODATION
                         Wedding Planner)
                                                                                                 Bridal Suites
                         Music Room Ceremony & Reception                             £3,900      Cheviot Bridal Suite -           £250 per night, bed & breakfast
                                                                                                 Eildon Bridal Suite -            £250 per night , bed & breakfast
                         Rose Terrace Ceremony & Reception
                         (with marquee & seating for upto 80)                        £4,800      Self-catering Cottages
                                                                                                 For enquiries and reservations for the West Lodge (2 bed),
                         The above includes 1 night’s accommodation                              Clockhouse (2 bed) & Courtyard Cottage(3 bed)
                         (B & B basis) in either The Cheviot or Eildon Bridal                    please contact Hoseasons (
                         Suite with champagne and fresh flowers.                                 or call 0845 268 8645 .
                         Wedding Reception Only                                      £3,360
                         Marquee Option
                         (North Lawn Pitch Fee exclud marquee hire)                  £2,040
                         Marquee hire & cost is strictly via Best Intent Ltd
                         Please note all prices as listed are for venue hire only.
                         Suppliers for catering and other wedding requirements
                         are not included within.
                         For further information on our
                         All-inclusive Wedding Day Package                           £11,000
                         please contact our Administrator on 01573 410225
                         or visit

The Mellerstain Trust, Gordon, Berwickshire, Scotland, TD3 6LG                           Telephone: 01573 410225 Fax: 01573 410262 E-mail:
                                                                                                                                        Scottish Charity Number: SC011009

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