Civil Ceremonies

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, 11 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.  The hotel's success has been recognised through nominations and awards from 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 the hotel's 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 accommodation and grounds for civil ceremonies

The hotel prides itself on the ability to manage civil weddings to suit a wide range of budgets. For further information please contact our dedicated and attentive Sales and Events Team by email at or by telephone on 01835 822261.