Have the ultimate Scottish wedding experience at Maryculter House in Aberdeen

Whilst weddings at Maryculter House are always special, a brand new unique wedding package has been carefully curated for those seeking the ultimate traditional Scottish lavish affairMaryculter House Hotel in Aberdeen

This post was written in partnership with Maryculter House

As a Scottish wedding institution, Maryculter House in Aberdeen are well versed in crafting a special day for couples from all over the world.

The historic hotel boasts romance and beautiful surroundings which adds to your perfect day. They’ve taken their many years of experience and combined them with unique offerings to bring you the Ultimate Scottish Wedding on Royal Deeside Package; a package that considers even the smallest detail for the most exclusive wedding of the year.

Photos: Calum Riddell

This amazing wedding package can only be booked once per year during the second week in August.

The four-day event has been crafted to showcase the best of Scotland and give you not just a day, but an experience, to remember.

The wedding package includes an exclusive tour of Drum Castle, an optional bespoke kilt service and a trip to the Ballater Highland Games.

This one-of-a-kind Ultimate Wedding Package considers every last detail, and gives you and your guests the chance to experience Scotland like never before.

Four poster bed in bedroom at Maryculter House
Photo: Grant Anderson

Take a look at what Maryculter House’s Ultimate Wedding Package includes… 


  • Arrive and check-in at Maryculter House
  • A relaxing cream tea and a chance to catch up with your guests
  • Informal dinner in Poachers



  • Breakfast
  • Coach to Drum Castle
  • Private guided tour of Drum Castle
  • Picnic lunch with Champagne
  • Travel back to Maryculter House
  • Tutored whisky / gin tasting
  • BBQ dinner al-fresco with stunning views of the River Dee (depending on the Scottish summer weather!)


Wednesday – the main event!

  • Your special ceremony in our 13th century Great Hall – the only ceremony during the year to take place in here
  • Cocktail drinks reception and canapes to celebrate with your guests whilst being serenaded by our piper
  • Traditional Celtic hand fasting ceremony
  • Speeches accompanied with a Champagne toast
  • Sit-down wedding meal
  • Your choice of buffet or meal to keep you going whilst you dance the night away
Photos L-R clockwise: The 13th century Great Hall; Ballater Highland Games; Drum Castle


  • A Bloody Mary breakfast will await you and your guests and prepare you for the day ahead
  • Coach transfer to Ballater Highland Games
  • Watch and follow the mased pipe bands display
  • Entrance to games
  • Games day programme and entry to the exclusive Maryculter marquee
  • Two-course buffet lunch served with a choice of drinks
  • A traditional crem team served in the afternoon with Champagne
  • Coach transfer back to hotel
  • Your choice of informal supper so you can relax and take in the beautiful surroundings



  • Departure from Maryculter House

The dates that this experience is bookable for are below:

Wc 5th August 2024
Wc 11th August 2025

How does that sound for a week of completely amazing Scottish hospitality for you and your loved ones?

As this is your wedding, your way, the team at Maryculter House want to make it as unique as possible, and encourage couples to work with them to make the experience perfect. Extras such as kilt hire, personalised gifts, wedding suppliers, and even a private charter train carriage from London can be arranged.

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Get in touch with the wedding team at Maryculter House by emailing  events@maryculterhouse.com to enquire about prices and options for this ultimate Scottish wedding