Make Scotland's History A Part of Your Big Day

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Getting married in a Scottish castle is the wedding dream of many brides and grooms.  Nestled into the heart of Perth City Centre, you will find the historic Balhousie Castle, the origins of which are said to date back to the 12th Century. 

The ancestral home of The Black Watch is best known for bringing the story of Scotland’s oldest Highland Regiment to life, through artefacts personal stories and interactive displays. By choosing this magnificent building as your wedding venue, you will exchange your vows in one of the country's most unique settings. 

By choosing this magnificent building as your wedding venue, you will exchange your vows in one of the country's most unique settings. You can choose to include the Museum's story in your special day by using the spectacular regimental silver as your centrepiece, and by including the magnificent stairway in your photographs.

The castle itself was recently renovated and is a beautiful buildling with a stunning entrance and courtyard. Looking over the North Inch park to the River Tay and Kinnoull Hill, this breathtaking backdrop will guarantee your photographs are as memorable as the day itself.

But it is more than that.  The team at The Black Watch have a commitment to world class service, and whether you are with an intimate gathering or a grand affair, you will find your wedding experience is created to suit your specifications and your budget.



Queen Mother Room

The Queen Mother Room was opened in April 2018. Named in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, who held the position of Colonel-in-Chief of the Regiment from 1937-2002. This contemporary space floods with natural daylight from the beautifully designed floor-to-ceiling windows. Can accommodate wedding ceremonies, wedding breakfast and evening reception.

Castle Café

Can be used after 5pm, sliding doors which open into the Queen Mother Room.

Wavell Room

Named in memory of Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell, The Black Watch's highest ranking officer. Can accommodate small and intimate wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast. Can also be used as private room for the bridal party.

Wedding Party Capacity

Up to 70 during the day
Up to 200 in the evening
Exclusive use available upon request

‘Our Gift To You’

We are delighted to offer a special couple the opportunity for us to gift them the wedding of their dreams at the historic Balhousie Castle in Perth.

The Wedding Gift

  • Fifty day time guests
  • Fifty wedding breakfasts from our Captain’s menu
  • Full day venue hire of the Queen Mother Room
  • Venue hire of the Castle Cafe from 6pm
  • An additional thirty evening guests
  • Hot filled rolls for evening guests
  • We will include silverware centre pieces, silver cake knife, linen napkins, crockery, glassware, master of ceremonies

This offer is exclusive of drinks

The details

This exclusive offer is available to all couples who book and pay the deposit on a wedding at the Castle by 31st August 2019. All eligible couples will be entered into a draw which will take place at Noon on 1st September 2019.

The winning couple will be gifted the above wedding package. The wedding must then take place before 31st December 2020. Additional guests can be added at the normal rate.

Please do remember that The Black Watch Castle can only host 12 weddings a year.  As such, they encourage early viewing and booking.

For enquiries contact:
T: 01738 638152 Ex 203

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