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Edinburgh Castle

Situated in a stunning location on the Castle Rock with unrivalled views over the city of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle is Scotland's most famous national monument and is available for hire by corporate, conference and incentive groups for exclusive events. All events come with a private viewing of the Honours of Scotland ( the Scottish Crown Jewels).  

The newly refurbished Queen Anne Building, situated in the heart of the Castle in Crown Square, provides a flexible venue for lunches, meetings or banqueting.

The Jacobite room, which has magnificent views over Princes Street, offers a modern setting within a historic 18th century building. With its adjoining room, this area offers a flexible venue for a variety of events.

For larger groups, up to 800 people, the whole of Edinburgh Castle can be hired for a reception. Guests have exclusive access to the Castle's highlights including the Scottish Crown Jewels, the Stone of Destiny and the Great Hall.

Edinburgh Castle can also offer an exclusive private area for day and evening events in the 19th century Gatehouse. This area provides an ideal setting for small meetings and has a private terraced area overlooking the Royal Mile, perfect for evening drinks receptions.


Peter Thornton
Castlehill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2NG
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Meeting Rooms

Capacity by configuration Dimensions
Banquet Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Reception Theatre Area Height
Gatehouse Suite 20 18 40 28 33m2 3.0m
Jacobite Room 100 250 150 119m2 3.7m
Queen Anne Building 120 50 50 60 185 100 153m2 5.8m
Special Evening Opening 800


Festive Evening Hire at Edinburgh Castle

With some of the city's most breathtaking views and overlooking the beautiful Winter Wonderland in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh Castle truly comes alive for the festive period.

A unique experience that includes a private viewing of the Scottish Crown Jewels and Stone of Destiny, let our team spoil you with festive themed menu's and entertainment.

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Christmas Lunch in Edinburgh Castle

Make Christmas 2018 special with a three course lunch in the opulent Queen Anne Room at Edinburgh Castle, and enjoy a dining experience fit for royalty. Subject to availability, dates and times are as follows;

Friday 7th December 2018 to Sunday 9th December 2018 inclusive.
12 noon, 12.30pm and 1pm.

Thursday 13th December 2018 to Sunday 23rd December inclusive.
12 noon, 12.30pm and 1pm.

Adult £45 and Child £25.
Historic Scotland members discount available.