The Barn at Harburn, an intimate wedding venue, Scotland.


The Barn at Harburn

Intimate Wedding Scotland

A Scottish Wedding Venue to sweep you off your feet

The Barn at Harburn is a unique small wedding venue Scotland that combines history, romance and relaxed rustic-elegance. This exquisite and intimate wedding venue Scotland actually started life some 250 years ago as a treadmill and grain store. Today, the skilfully renovated and repurposed roundhouse and granary retains much of the original ancient Scottish Broch style, yet with everything you need for the perfect wedding ceremony, celebration meal and ceilidh. This gem can be found at the heart of Harburn Estate enclosed in 9 acres of gardens and parkland featuring a landscaped lake and a seemingly endless choice of beautiful walks through the grounds, making it the perfect place for your wedding day activities and a stunning backdrop to your photography.


The Barn at Harburn is located just 45 minutes from Edinburgh and 50 minutes from Glasgow, making it easily accessible for groups travelling from either city, or further afield. When you arrive at Harburn, calm washes over you and you’ll be transported a million miles from the humdrum of everyday life, enveloped in the tranquillity and charm of this extra-special countryside escape. On arrival you and your guests are ensured of a warm and heartfelt welcome and, on a practical note, plentiful parking.

Why choose The Barn at Harburn for your intimate wedding Scotland?

There are so many reasons to pick The Barn at Harburn to host your intimate wedding, including: the versatility of the space that means it’s equally suited to small wedding groups as well as being able to flex upwards to groups of up to 90; you can stay in beautiful accommodation on site for up to 20 guests, making it perfect for family-sized elopements; set in 9 acres of enchanting gardens and parkland that afford total privacy on your special day and a choice of an indoor or outdoor wedding ceremony spaces; the beauty and history of the buildings combined with the natural allure of the outside spaces offer the perfect blank canvas for you to create your own vibe and feel to your wedding day; The Barn at Harburn is open all year round offering you choice and significant reductions for low season hire prices; and, with a fabulous list of recommended local wedding day service providers to meet your every need, you can be assured of enjoying your wedding day - absolutely your way.


What’s more, for couples from Northern Ireland, England and Wales, giving notice of your wedding couldn’t be easier as it can all be done by post rather than face to face in a registry office. We can help you with this simple process.

What can we expect from our wedding at The Barn at Harburn?

This is a unique intimate wedding venue, and unlike any other you will find in Scotland. The Barn provides a unique space that’s just perfect for the romance and fun of a wedding day. It retains many original features including exposed stone walls and high wood-beamed ceilings which combine to create a cosy, rustic feel. Yet, open the stunning French windows leading on to the gardens and you’ll enjoy that sense of the outside coming inside when the weather allows. This combination of features makes it equally perfect for winter or summer weddings.


Hiring The Barn gives you exclusive use of the roundhouse and granary. You also have unrestricted use of the surrounding gardens, landscaped lake and parkland. Inside you’re free to decorate in line with your chosen theme or style of your wedding and outside perhaps pitch a marquee or stretch tent or have some fun with garden games to making use of the delightful outside spaces. Your wedding day hire starts from 2pm on the day before your wedding and ends at 12noon the day after.


You can add the rental of the Haymains Cottage, adjoining The Barn and sleeping 9 people across 5 bedrooms. This is perfect for a pre-wedding meal the night before with your family and ideally situated for an easy and comfortable stay on the night of your wedding. If you and your guests require further accommodation, you may also choose to book The Stables, located within the estate and sleeping 11 people. There is plentiful accommodation nearby that can be recommended if this would be helpful.


To ensure that your wedding day is exactly as you envisage, the team at The Barn will share their local knowledge and contacts and recommend a fabulous list of their trusted local service suppliers for you to choose from. Working with tried and tested wedding service suppliers means everything runs super-smoothly on your wedding day, so all you have to worry about is enjoying every minute of your special day.

If you have any questions do get in touch to find out more.


Example Packages

Book a mid-week elopement for 2 or family elopement wedding 2021-23 for up to 8 

Exclusive hire mid-week wedding date all year round - £2500
2 nights B&B at The Haymains for 9 - £900

Prices from £3400 plus the option to add The Stables accommodation

Enquire to find out more.

Book a mid-week intimate wedding 2021-23 for up to 20 

Exclusive hire mid-week wedding date all year round - £2500
2 nights B&B at The Haymains for 9 - £900
2 nights at The Stables for 11 - £prices vary, please request

Prices from £3400 plus the option to add The Stables accommodation

Enquire to find out more.

A weekend wedding April to October 2022/23 for 40

Exclusive hire weekend wedding date all year round - £4750
2 nights B&B at The Haymains for 9 - £900
2 nights at The Stables for 11 - £prices vary, please request

Weekend hire: £5650 plus the option to add The Stables accommodation

Enquire to find out more.

NB the cost of a celebrant will need to be added as will any wedding day services you require such as a caterer, photography, florist, bridal hair and make-up artist, videographer, live music, etc.

A guide pricing of some of the more popular services is as follows:

Wedding meal - £60- £100 per head
Bridal hair and make-up – £250
Photography – from £500
Flowers – from £300
Celebrant - £450

Prices will vary depending on exactly what you are looking for – quotes can be obtained based on what you are looking for to give you assurance before you make you final decision.

Want something slightly different? Please do ask and The Barn will provide you with a bespoke quote based on what you are looking for.

Next steps

If you’d like to find out more about having your intimate wedding at this unique and beautiful small wedding venue please to get in touch by email or calling the team on (+44) 7904 855 433.

Contact The Barn at Harburn

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