Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

St Boswells, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 0RQ
01835 822261Quote: “WVIE”
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Weddings Overview

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel Weddings

Celebrate your wedding day in style at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel; a unique country house hotel wedding venue situated on the banks of the romantic River Tweed in 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, Sir Walter Scott's last resting place, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel offers a truly unique wedding venue in the heart of the scenic and tranquil Scottish Borders.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel offers an enviable choice of venues for your ceremony and wedding reception, including:

  • Riverside wedding ceremonies in private grounds
  • Unique ceremonies in Dryburgh Abbey ruins (managed by Historic Scotland)
  • Hotel ceremonies and receptions for up to 130 guests in the Wallace Lounge, Garden Room, Glen Room, Tweed Restaurant, luxurious Abbey Room or spacious Dryburgh Suite
  • Marquee banquets for over 200 guests
  • Exclusive use of the accommodation and grounds is available

The hotel has a dedicated Wedding Coordinator in place to assist you with the planning of your Special Day and is happy to provide tailored bespoke packages to satisfy the aspirations of all wedding parties.

Directions by road

At St Boswells turn onto B6404 and travel through the village. Continue on this road for two miles and then turn left onto the B6356 signposted for the Abbey and Hotel. Continue on this road through Clintmains village for a further 1.8 miles until you arrive at the hotel entrance. Complimentary car parking available for all guests.

Travelling Distances

Edinburgh: 45 miles
Carlisle: 59 miles
Newcastle: 65 miles
Glasgow: 85 miles



"Jules and all the staff, Thank you so much for planning and providing our wedding. It was an absolutely amazing experience. The entire day ran smoothly and all the staff were kind and helpful. All our guests want us to pass on their compliments also. Thank you!"
Graeme & Frances


"Words cannot express how thankful we both are to everyone at Dryburgh. You have been so attentive to all our needs from the day we booked the hotel right up until Sunday after we were married. You are amazing! All staff were so helpful and attentive all day, we couldn't have asked for a better venue."
Mr and Mrs Vass


"Thank you all so much for all your help and support during our wedding and in the run up. The day was all we could have wanted and that's in no small part to all of your hard work, friendly and diligent service and eagerness to help in any way you could. We hope to see you again soon."
David & Benjamin


"We really can't thank you enough for all your hard work. The wedding was perfect, we and our guests had the best time. Thank you so much for being patient, responsive and enthusiastic all the way through. You made the planning process fun and easy. Thank you so much!"
Vivienne and Craig

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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel Personal Showrounds
Viewing by appointment
Free entry
Free parking

Contact this venue directly via the link below to arrange a personal showround to view this wedding venue and discuss your preferences and the available options with their wedding team.

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