Since the Peña Family purchased the 55 room historic 15th
Century story book Castle in 1984, there have been many requests
for entry to it from all over the world - including from as far
a field as Australia. The requests covered; film & movie makers,
documentary producers, wedding organisers, hoteliers, private citizens,
photographers, corporate hospitality organisers and Members of The
Guthrie Clan (for good reason). With a few exceptions for day visits,
all requests have been politely refused and access to the grounds
has been very limited.
Now the doors are open for you to take a restful stroll through
the 2.2 acre Walled garden and stop at the top for a game on the
giant chessboard or merely sit and relax gazing down across the
majestic garden to Guthrie Castle.
Beyond the Walled Garden, you can continue a leisurely walk to
the East gate of the estate past the stables and 160-year-old uninhabited
manse (Ministers House) and shortly thereafter, Hay Cottage, on
your way to the village of Guthrie just beyond the gates. There
you will find the Guthrie Aisle (ancient church), built in 1150
and purchased by Sir David Guthrie in 1498, adjacent to the Guthrie
Too good to miss so browse the gallery to really see what this
fantastic venue has to offer
Guthrie Castle offers a number of outstanding settings
most suitable for your ceremony, from the Great Hall or the beautiful
Drawing Room inside to the delightful, historic Walled Garden outside.
There are areas within the garden that provide an ideal environment
for smaller groups, whilst our "Garden Aisle" will hold
up to 200 - the internal rooms can accommodate up to 100 guests
for the ceremony.
The Castle is a private home that is offered on an exclusive basis
at surprisingly competitive rates. It has been described as a photographers
dream location and by The Scotsman as "One of Scotland's hidden
architectural gems…a fairytale castle".
The Castle can cater for up to 80 for a formal reception
or 120 for a buffet style reception. Much larger functions can be
catered for in marquees that could be sited on the lawns adjoining
the Castle or in the Walled Garden. Accommodation for up to 24 people
is available in 12 double / twin rooms. In house co-ordinators will
help you organise photographers, pipers, florists, entertainment
Whether you wish a small intimate ceremony or a larger more extravagant
one Guthrie Castle is the ideal venue.