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Humanist Ceremony Venues in Dumfries & Galloway

Auchen Castle

​Auchen Castle is fully licensed to host Civil, Religious, and Humanist wedding ceremonies, same sex marriages and wedding blessings. Nestled within 34 acres of private gardens and woodlands, Auchen Castle wedding venue offers total privacy and a complete tranquil experience to its guests.

Broughton House

​Nestling in the heart of the picturesque coastal town of Kirkcudbright, Broughton House, once home and studio of ‘Glasgow Boy’ E A Hornel, is today a unique and romantic venue for wedding ceremonies. Exchange your vows in the gracious surroundings of the Gallery or in the enchanting secluded garden. Afterwards enjoy drinks and canapés in Hornel’s original art studio or take a stroll through the lush Japanese-style garden.

Castle Kennedy Gardens

​Castle Kennedy Gardens extend to 75 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. They include the romantic ruins of 14th Century Castle Kennedy at one end of the Gardens and the 19th Century Lochinch Castle, home of the Earl and Countess of Stair, at the other. Lochinch Castle is an historic listed building and the grounds have heritage status. The Castle, its gardens and grounds can be exclusively yours for the day of your dreams.


Comlongon Castle

Comlongon Castle, near Gretna in Scotland, is a restored 15th Century Medieval Scottish Castle Wedding Venue and luxurious Baronial Hotel, a Genuine 15th Century Scottish Castle Wedding and Gretna’s nearest Castle Wedding Venue.

Craignelder Hotel

​Craignelder Hotel overlooks Loch Ryan and is close to the town centre and railway station and is also just 7 miles from the ferry ports at Cairnryan with regular Stena and P&O sailings to Ireland.

Creebridge House Hotel

​The Creebridge House Hotel is a traditional Scottish country house hotel, which preserves the peace and tranquility of rural life in elegant surroundings. The hotel acquired it’s name from the nearby River Cree and is situated in 3 acres of garden and woodland, in the village of Minnigaff, at the edge of Kirroughtree forest, with Newton Stewart a mere 2 minutes walk across the Cree Bridge.

Galloway Activity Centre

​The Galloway Activity Centre is situated on the banks of Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.


Glenwhan Gardens

​Glenwhan Garden has been described as “one of the lovliest and best newly created gardens in recent times”. There is colour in all seasons and the winding paths, well placed seats, sculptures and water all add to the tranquil atmosphere.

Historic Scotland Venues

​Historic Scotland offers a wide variety of venues throughout Scotland, all providing beautiful and romantic settings for your wedding day. A plentiful choice of historical buildings, wreck sites, gardens or designed landscapes

Kenbridge Hotel

​The Ken Bridge Hotel is renowned for its tranquil and picturesque setting. The 18th Century Coaching Inn was originally built to provide good food, ale and shelter for travelers and coaches on the Old Edinburgh Road. Today, its stunning riverside location and breathtaking view of The Ken Bridge provide outstanding photographic opportunities.

Logan House Gardens

​Logan House Gardens is a  Victorian woodland garden features champion trees, immaculate sweeping lawns, pathways that meander through ancient shrubberies and a majestic monkey puzzle avenue.

Marthrown of Mabie

​Marthrown of Mabie is right in the heart of the forest, away from the hustle and bustle of the world. Although only a few miles from the region’s capital town of Dumfries, Marthrown of Mabie is completely surrounded by forest and this makes the sounds of modern life disappear. At Marthrown you can get married outdoors in the forest, inside a Roundhouse or superb marquee. We will provide you a uniquely special day that everybody will remember!

Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

​Mull of Galloway Lighthouse is located at Scotland’s most Southerly Point in Dumfries and Galloway. We can now offer small intimate wedding ceremonies at the top of the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse as well as other locations at the lighthouse.

The Cocoa Bean

​The Cocoa Bean café area transforms into a fantastic wedding venue, decorated from scratch for every wedding. It’s a bespoke wedding venue without the price tag, so whether your tastes are contemporary or classic, traditional or unique, it can be decorated in keeping with your colour schemes and preferences. There is also a luxury marquee for summer weddings.

Threave Estate

​A garden paradise on the outskirts of Castle Douglas, Threave’s world-famous gardens, Victorian country house and Terrace Restaurant combine to offer an idyllic and flexible venue for your wedding. Ceremonies and drinks receptions can be held anywhere within the gardens – simply choose your favourite spot! For intimate receptions the house can hold dinners for up to 40 guests whilst the Terrace Restaurant can accommodate dinner and dances up to 120. For larger weddings a marquee can be erected in the grounds.

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