WeddingsAt The Hope Scott Wing

Nestled in a secluded spot amidst the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, Abbotsford provides the ideal setting for you and your guests to celebrate your special day.


Our intimate wedding packages include your stay in the Hope Scott Wing, allowing you to prepare for your special day in quiet calm and end it in lavish comfort with your closest family and friends (Max 16)


Choose between sharing your vows in the exquisite Wedding Suite, ideal for civil or humanist ceremonies (Max 30), the intimate Catholic chapel (Max 40) or outside at our beautiful icehouse terrace overlooking the River Tweed (Max 30).

Wedding Photographs

The natural beauty of Abbotsford’s grounds provides a stunning backdrop for the perfect wedding photographs. Your wedding party will have full access to Sir Walter Scott’s tranquil Regency-era Walled Gardens and surrounding picturesque woodland and riverside areas. 

If you desire, our team can also try our best to accommodate wedding photographs to be taken within Sir Walter Scott’s extraordinary home, including in his magnificent Library and elegant Chinese Drawing Room.  


There are a variety of options for your reception at Abbotsford that will ensure the celebrations are unforgettable. 

The Orde Food Company, a well-established local family business committed to personal service and using the very finest of Scottish Borders produce, can meet all your catering needs. Their experienced specialist wedding chefs will work with you to invent imaginative and delicious menus to suit every taste. 

Day day guests can enjoy a drinks and canape reception in a wide range of stunning locations including: the public rooms and private courtyard of Abbotsford’s luxury accommodation, outside in the North terrace surrounding the icehouse, within Sir Walter Scott’s beautiful ‘outdoor rooms’, or in the fascinating Sir Walter Scott Exhibition in our Visitor Centre. 

For your wedding breakfast choose between the Hope Scott Wing's Dining Room (Max 16), Sir Walter Scott's grand Dining Room within the historic house (Max18), bespoke buffet in the Hope Scott Wing public rooms (Max 40), or for larger parties our stylish events space, Ochiltree's (Max 80).

Evening Reception

Ochiltree's can also cater for additional night guests, where you can dance the night away (Max 100).

Wedding Planner

We want your wedding at Abbotsford to be perfect down to every last detail, however we are not professional wedding planners. We would therefore strongly recommend hiring a local wedding planner, such as Get Knotted to help create your romantic vision. 

For any wedding enquiries please fill out the form below.

Wedding Enquiry