Wedding Venue in Inverurie by Aberdeen

Congratulations from the team at Thainstone House on your engagement and we welcome you to our unique Scottish wedding venue. 

The house…

Built in the 18th century Thainstone House has a rich history as a much loved family home, grand Aberdeenshire landmark and now a hotel and exclusive wedding venue.

Whether you have been planning your fairytale wedding for many years, or decided on a whim that now is your time, we believe at Thainstone we have the perfect mansion style wedding venue suited to every couple looking for a traditional Scottish venue.

With luxury accommodation, Thainstone House is the ideal escape for an intimate and private wedding. Features including the size of the rooms and windows throughout the house ensure that your special day is one of grandeur and brightness.

A wedding should be one of the best days of a couple’s life and we want to be a part of that memory. As a very special couple to us, we offer you:

  • Acres of woodland and grounds
  • 18th century Palladian mansion house
  • Grand ballroom
  • Drawing room with log fire for pre-reception drinks
  • Civil, religious and humanist ceremonies
  • Outdoor ceremonies on the lawn
  • Grounds for a marquee
  • Experienced wedding co-ordinator
  • Exclusive use weddings available
  • One wedding on one day

Wedding open evenings

Come along to our open evenings from 6pm to 8pm every month, where our coordinator will be on hand to show your are around and show you what's on offer. Our dates for our wedding open evenings are:

September 25th

October 26th

November 30th

December 28th

January 25th

February 22nd

March 29th








Our wedding packages have been created with you in mind and have evolved over the last few years, as a result of listening to our happy couples telling us about the most important elements of their day. Each package is a fully inclusive wedding experience priced per person, available seven days throughout the year and based on a minimum of 80 guests in attendance. If you wish to customise your own wedding, ‘tailor made’ prices apply as you individually create your own wedding package.


• Hire of the ballroom for wedding breakfast and evening reception
• Celebration glass of Buck’s Fizz or Kir Royale
• Three course wedding meal with coffee
• Two glasses of specially selected house wine, during the wedding breakfast
• Glass of Sparkling wine to toast
• Stovies with beetroot and oatcakes in the evening
• Silver cake stand and knife
• Toastmaster services
• Free children’s meals (under 5 years of age)
£85.00 per person - 2016
£90.00 per person - 2017
£95.00 per person - 2018


• Hire of the Ballroom for wedding breakfast and evening reception
• Celebration glass of Champagne with refill
• Four canapés per guest
• Four course wedding meal and coffee
• ½ bottle of premier wine
• Champagne toast drink
• Stovies with beetroot and oatcakes in the evening
• Silver cake stand and knife
• Toastmaster services
• Free children’s meals (under 5 years of age)
£110.00 per person - 2016
£115.00 per person - 2017
£125.00 per person - 2018

For more information on any of the above packages or to arrange a show round of the venue and grounds please contact us on 01467 621 6430  or email:   

For a winter wedding to remember, choose Thainstone House. The 18th century Palladian building is brimming with character, whilst its 44 acres of grounds provide the quintessential winter backdrop for your special celebration.

During the cold winter months, our woodland grounds glisten with frost and become a scenic winter wonderland, perfect for romantic wedding photos, whilst the soft lighting, grand chandeliers and roaring fires within, welcome you indoors into the warmth of our elegant rooms to continue the celebrations.

The package: 

Red carpet welcome

Mulled wine or Bucksfizz on arrival

Room hire for your wedding breakfast and evening reception


Three course menu from the selector

Two glasses of wine per guest during dinner

Toast drink of sparkling wine

Chair covers and sashes

Menus, place cards and table plan

Silver cake stand and knife

Evening buffet of stovies for full day guests

Overnight stay with breakfast for the Bride and Groom in the Bridal Suite

November 2016 to February 2017  

£60.00 per person

Based on a minimum of 30 adult guests (Sunday to Thursday) and 60 adult guests (Saturdays)

Receive 15% off any Sunday to Thursday wedding in 2016
Receive 20% off any Sunday to Thursday wedding in 2017 and 2018

Discount is valid on food, drink packages and room hire, and based on a minimum of 30 guests in attendance. Please see full wedding terms and conditions and there may be selected Sunday and Monday bank and seasonal holidays where the offer is exempt (please ask for details on dates).

Wedding room capacities and guest numbers for wedding at Thainstone House:

The Drawing Room

Suitable for intimate wedding breakfast


The Lairds Room

Suitable for intimate wedding breakfast


The Green Lady Restaurant

Perfect for ceremonies


The Ballroom

Grand ceremony affairs and banquets

180 180

The hotel has several ceremony options for you:


The Green Lady restaurant (up to 110 guests)

The Green Lady restaurant is a long room with Wedgewood green walls, grand paintings and huge windows drawing in the natural light from the parkland, it is well suited to a long aisle for that dramatic entrance.

Ballroom (150 guests) 
The Ballroom is a grand room and suited to those with a large number of friends and family sharing the big day.

Outdoor service can be conducted on the lawns in the summer months, whether permitting of course.  Please ask for details on an outdoor service.



Thainstone House has relationships with many wedding suppliers.  The suppliers range from car hire to wedding cake experts. 

Room decorations are one of the most common requirements we are asked to assist with and we can recommend suppliers to help with table décor, chair covers and bespoke room décor. 

We often host wedding fairs and open days throughout the year where we welcome these suppliers along, a great chance for you to discuss options with them.  For details on preferred suppliers then contact us on 01467 621643 or email:  



In addition to the grand house, Thainstone House is all about the grounds.  They are extensive and consist of woodland and parkland, allowing a huge amount of flexibility in what you use them for.  The grounds are suited to a service, pre-reception drinks, holding a marquee, outdoor activities, entertainment and fireworks.


Enjoy exclusive private hire of Thainstone House on your special day.  This is an unique and intimate wedding venue without the restricting packages to go with.  The house is only 15 miles from Aberdeen Airport, making it an agreeable traditional wedding venue in Scotland.  An exclusive use wedding at Thainstone House means that you have complete privacy and with doors closed to any other guests for the duration of your wedding. Additionally, ‘exclusive use' means that you can use any area within the house as part of the celebrations.

Any bridal party who would like to take over Thainstone exclusively will also recieve use of all bedrooms at a special accommodation rates.

To hire Thainstone exclusively, we charge a facility hire charge which covers the period from 11am on the wedding day until 11am the next day, and this means that there will only be your guests within the house during the time period stated. Exclusive weddings are subject to availability and seasonality.

Please contact wedding co-ordinator in the first instance on

From time to time there are dates that become available within a six month period, please find our available late availability:

January - 29th

February - 5th

March - 3rd, 24th 

We endeavour to keep this page up to date with weekend dates that come available. For any midweek dates you are interested in please contact us on 01467 621643 or email:

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Contact Us

Thainstone House
Scotland, UK
AB51 5NT