Gilmerton House - Historic Scottish RetreatHoliday home - North Berwick
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Gilmerton House is a warm and welcoming Georgian manor in the heart of East Lothian that has been home to the Kinloch family for thirteen generations.
Located on Edinburgh’s doorstep, Gilmerton House is an exclusive use country estate that blends old-world tradition with a touch of modernity and a sustainable ethos.
Recently restored and renovated, Gilmerton House and its stunning grounds offer the ideal setting for private events, celebrations, and rural retreats.
Whether you are planning a lavish party, understated retreat, or creative product launch, Gilmerton House grants exclusive use of the entire property for the duration of your stay, guaranteeing complete privacy.
Boasting six distinctive reception rooms, including an oak-lined dining room that features an exquisite rococo ceiling and open fireplace, Gilmerton House offers everything you need to design an event that creates a lasting impression.
Having previously hosted parties and product launches for the likes of Jimmy Choo and David Beckham, Gilmerton House is a versatile canvas that can adapt to suit your imagination, whether you are planning a corporate event, private party, afternoon tea, or something a little more extraordinary.
Whether you are planning a grand celebration or an intimate ceremony, a Georgian mansion in a tranquil setting is the perfect backdrop for your big day. For the duration of your stay, our team will be on hand to ensure you and your wedding party will be able to relax, celebrate, and recuperate as if Gilmerton were your own home.
Gilmerton House collaborates with a curated list of local and independent caterers and suppliers, from stylists and florists to photographers and musicians, enabling you to tailor your day to your tastes and imagination.
You are welcome to hold your ceremony in one of the spectacular reception rooms, within the grounds of the estate, or at one of the charming local churches in Aberlady or Athelstaneford.
We encourage you to treat Gilmerton House as a blank canvas when planning your celebration, as we want to ensure your wedding unfolds exactly as you have always imagined.
Aptly known as Scotland’s Golf Coast, East Lothian is home to some of the world’s finest golf courses, including Muirfield, North Berwick, The Renaissance Club, and Gullane. With such an impressive selection of links courses on its doorstep and only a short hop from St Andrews, the home of golf, Gilmerton House is the ideal base for a world-class golfing retreat.
Coupled with our close links to some of Scotland’s leading golf travel companies, we also work with some of the finest local chefs, whisky distilleries, and wine merchants, enabling us to design and curate unique and memorable tours to this historical corner of the golfing world.
Gilmerton House - Inside
This majestic house consists of 6 exquisite reception rooms and 10 luxurious bedrooms with their own bathrooms. Sleeps up to 20 guests. Essentials, linen, towels, TV & WiFi provided.
Please note: The property can be fully catered on request (pricing TBC). There is a fully stocked kitchen however that can be used. The house always has a staff member on-site (separate annex) to assist/oversee guests.
We invite our guests to relax and unwind in the peaceful gardens and surroundings but for those wanting a little more activity, we can offer a wide range of garden games, a stunning billiards room, table tennis table, a brand new 200-yard par 3 driving range and an expansive woodland trail for walking, running or cycling
Please note that а refundable damage deposit of GBP 1000 is mandatory and should be paid via card and upon check-in. We inspect the property after you check out; if no damage we refund the deposit within 7 days via bank transfer. Please provide us with your bank details when you book with us.
Check-in: 15:00 - 22:00
Standard occupancy: 20
Max occupancy: 20