Civil Ceremonies

Celebrate your civil ceremony at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, a baronial country house situated on the banks of the romantic River Tweed in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

With a wealth of wedding experience, a stunning riverside location, 10 acres of private grounds and the distinctive and historical backdrop of the world famous Dryburgh Abbey ruins, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel offers a truly unique civil wedding ceremony venue in the Scottish Borders.  We have been recognised for our success through nominations and awards in the prestigious Vows Wedding Awards and the Scottish wedding Awards.

Whether you are planning a small intimate civil wedding or a grander affair, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel offers an enviable choice of venues for your civil ceremony and wedding reception including: :

  • Riverside ceremonies in our private grounds
  • Civil ceremonies in the hotel and receptions for up to 110 guests in the Wallace Lounge, Garden Room, luxurious Abbey Room or Dryburgh Suite
  • Marquee banquets for up to 200 guests
  • Exclusive use of our accommodation and grounds for civil ceremonies as required

We fully respect that every wedding day is unique and very special to you and pride ourselves on the ability to tailor make your civil wedding to suit a wide range of budgets. For further information please contact our Events Co-ordinator Amy Robertson.