Unique Wedding Venue

Riddell Estate’s Magnificent Country Wedding Venue

Riddell Estate specialises in intimate country weddings for up to 24 guests which are hosted all year round in Riddell House and its beautiful Daffodil garden. Larger weddings of up to 70 guests are accommodated in a marquee on our magnificent Daffodil Lawn in from late Spring to early Autumn.

Riddell Estate is a stunningly beautiful country wedding venue located in the Scottish Borders, in the heart of the Ale Water Valley.

The valley is home to a comprehensive range of wedding services, including: top quality catering businesses, marquee hire, lighting and decoration, flower arranging, wedding cake specialists, musicians, mobile hair dressing, beauty therapy and make-up artists, photographers and ceremonial services, all within a few miles of the Estate.

Our wedding guests also enjoy wonderful outdoor activities in stunning scenery, such as walking, horse riding, fishing, water sports, cycling, clay pigeon shooting, and golf. Canine wedding guests are welcome too!

Riddell House offers luxury accommodation for up to 10 people with 5 delightful double en-suite bedrooms, one of which is ground floor accessible, all with magnificent views of the gardens and surrounding countryside.

House guests enjoy exclusive use of the tennis court, private gardens and the beautiful Daffodil Lawn with magnificent views of the valley, which provides a perfect setting for marquee weddings of up to 70 guests. A specially designed events car parking and services area is located adjacent to the marquee site.

Small, intimate weddings of up to 24 guests can be accommodated in Riddell House with the option of a pergola style tent over our beautiful dining room terrace to host the champagne reception before the wedding breakfast. The wedding ceremony for small weddings may be hosted in the romantic Italianate private garden which has a wonderful array of statues and floral archways or in a splendid ceremonial room which is specially decorated and opened only for the ceremony.

Riddell House is let on a self-catering basis via our agents Unique Cottages Scotland. Please visit the booking site to check availability at:

Guests at Riddell House enjoy the services of local top-quality private chefs and caterers who deliver delicious lunch and dinner food to the house and provide bespoke cooking and dining service for special occasions, celebrations and wedding parties.

Hot tubs are a popular optional extra. These are hired through a local company.

Riddell House provides the perfect country wedding venue with luxury accommodation for 10 guests. There are many nearby accommodation options for the rest of the wedding party. We also offer comprehensive information on preferred local suppliers for a magnificent wedding day, including recommended wedding planners

In addition to the rental price for Riddell House – ranging  between £1,1995 and £2,595 according to the time of year  – an additional fee of £2,000 is charged for wedding venue bookings.

For enquiries please contact Virginia Grant 07792960868