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Private Parties & Private Events

testimonial Winton Castle, designed for entertaining in the Scottish Renaissance

Private Party Venue & Private Events

Winton Castle is the ultimate private party venue provided on an exclusive use basis, all yours for the duration of your celebration!

Conveniently located just outside Edinburgh in East Lothian, the castle is easily accessed from Scotland’s motorway network and Edinburgh International Airport.

The castle’s linked reception rooms ensure guests can flow freely from one room to another. This makes the castle perfect for private parties, family celebrations,  special birthday parties, anniversaries, any private event.

We’ll plan and host your private party, whether you’re looking to have a lunch, barbecue or dinner.

Visit Winton with our Interactive 3D Virtual Tour

Luckily, you can still visit our Scottish Renaissance castle with our interactive, 3D Virtual Tour! You’ll enjoy exploring the 6 beautiful reception rooms, vaulted cellar and bedrooms in amazing detail. If helpful, we can also guide you on your tour by phone or video call. Please email us now to request the link.

Winton is still very much open for business and taking bookings for after the lockdown has passed.


Our award-winning chefs serve delicious, freshly prepared, modern Scottish cuisine using the finest local ingredients.

Winton has five inter-connecting reception rooms, providing tremendous flexibility and allowing us to cater for 10 to 130 guests in the castle, and, for much larger numbers, in a marquee on the croquet lawn nearby.

From the Renaissance-inspired drawing room to the original 15th century vaulted cellar, there are inspiring rooms to suit every celebration:

  • the drawing room and King Charles room with their intricate plaster ceilings;
  • the intimate cabinet room;
  • the Georgian dining room overlooking the croquet lawn;
  • the stunning Octagon revealing the 15th century castle walls.

A variety of entertainment can be arranged from bagpipers to pianists, clarsachs to ceilidhs, and jazz duos to fireworks. We can also set up wine and Champagne or whisky tastings, or outdoor activities like clay pigeon shooting, falconry or a mini highland games.

All our entertainers and activities reflect Winton’s high standards of fun and games!