Put a 900 acre exclusion zone on the rest of the world for the day of your Wedding

Set in the heart of Scotland, Ballathie House Hotel’s setting could not be more romantic – nestling on the banks of the River Tay, surrounded by 900 acres of private Estate. An unique venue, Ballathie offers an intimate and elegant choice for starting married life in style.

Ballathie House has been the country house retreat for generations of guests and we pride ourselves on our long history of looking after guests – a tradition we are delighted to be continuing as a four star luxury hotel with a 2AA rosette award winning fine dining restaurant.

Recently having won the prestigious CIS Hotel of the year Award (2014 – 2015), and a previous winner of Best Country House Wedding Venue in consecutive years, Ballathie is a 4 star luxury hotel within a Grade ‘A’ listed building, just a short drive from the city of Perth, less than an hour from Edinburgh Airport.

The hotel is full of traditional opulence, with classic style and very warm Scottish hospitality. Driving down the hotel’s enchanting tree lined drive, your first glimpse of the hotel’s turrets and towers offers all the fairytale grandeur of a dream wedding.

We will only ever accept one wedding on any given day, as we believe it is paramount that you and your guests have our undivided attention throughout your special day.

Head Chef, Scott Scorer masterminds seasonal local produce to produce simply stunning food, we can tailor-make a menu to your personal taste, your budget, taking into consideration the time of the year.

Marriage ceremonies can take place in the hotel’s drawing room, in the grounds overlooking the magnificent River Tay, in a quaint country church just a few miles from Ballathie, or a few miles further north, in the grandiose Dunkeld Cathedral.

We can accommodate weddings of up to tailor-make guests for your ceremony and wedding breakfast. For larger celebrations, a marquee can be set up in our stunning grounds.

The hotel has 53 bedrooms in total – 25 bedrooms in the Main House, 16 rooms in our Riverside building and a further 12 Sportsman’s Lodges.

The fabulous Gardens, manicured Lawns and Woodland that surround Hotel offers an exclusive photo opportunity, not to mention a fabulous setting for summer drinks reception for your guests, whilst you have wedding photographs taken.

Exclusive use of the main house can be arranged at certain times of the year – the Ultimate country house wedding.

Your wedding can be as bespoke as you would like it to be. Please call or email Gail Schofield, our Deputy Manager, to meet up over a coffee, and see our fabulous hotel for yourself.

Talk over your plans, and allow our experienced and passionate team make your dream Wedding come true.



"A truly memorable wedding meal of quite superb quality. Every guest was superbly catered for by attentive staff, with the tenderness of the dishes beautifully complemented by the excellent wines"