Backhouse Rossie Estate

£2500 - £5500 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
2 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Exclusive use estate with a modern feel to the restored rustic barn, beautiful walled garden, sweeping mansion house lawns and old stables with views over to the Lomond Hills.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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*All tables and chairs included for up to 100 people. *Fairylights canopies. *Rustic lighting. *Bar included in venue-hire pricing. *PA system with wired mic, projector included. *Heating included. *Courtyard with decoration all inc. *Some props also included (e.g. whisky barrels). *All cleaning included. *T&C's.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Furniture included
Choice of preferred caterers
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)

In-house catering
(price per head)

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We have a recommended supplier lists on our website including caterers who can offer anything from wood fired pizza to fine dining, or a relaxed BBQ/ Spit Roast with all the sides.How about sharing platers with vegetables and sides served in bowls or Frenchchefs, beef fambee and seafood magic! The choice is yours.
What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Cutlery included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Table linen included
Corkage charge applicable
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time

Ceremony & Reception

Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Wedding Licence


Disabled Access
Landscaped Gardens
Open Flame Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Exclusive Use
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Water View

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
Asian Catering
Halal Catering
Kosher Catering
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Specialists

Full Description
At Backhouse Rossie Estate you are completely spoiled for choice! Often described as a 'hidden gem' this magical space with beautiful grounds, romantic Walled Garden, sweeping lawns overlooking the Lomond Hills and historic Mansion House surrounded by ancient woodland offer you a variety of options for your ceremony and reception outdoors or indoors in the restored barn. The venue is yours - exclusive use. Dinner and dancing take place in our beautiful, light, barn with a fairy light canopy which can seat up to 120 guests. A welcomed breakout area provides extra seating for your evening guests. A courtyard lit by festoon lighting and handcrafted fire pit creates an intimate outdoor area for after dark. With a wonderful flexible approach we'd love to help you plan the day of your dreams.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Caroline Thomson
Dear Couple, Thank you for your interest, I'm really looking forward to showing you around our beautiful 'hidden gem' and answering any of your questions. Please get in touch via email ([email protected]) or phone (+44 844 414 5891) to book a time that suits you. You'll be pleased to hear there is a cafe on-site for a coffee/discussion afterwards. Best wishes, Caroline


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr & Mrs Fenner
Happy couple married in October
December 2022
The most beautiful, rustic wedding venue with fairytale gardens.
We chose the Backhouse Rossie Estate for our wedding because it ticked every single box when we were looking for a venue for our special day. From the pretty tree lined road to the estate to the absolutely beautiful converted barn areas to the fairytale gardens… it really is a magical place. There are so many areas to have the ceremony too! the woods, beautifully kept lawns, the real wood lined barn areas and of course the impeccably maintained gardens. Caroline, the owner was SO friendly and knowledgeable and along with her wedding team were an amazing help in planning our day. I work within the wedding industry too and I felt that a lot of places just viewed you as another Bride and Groom but Caroline made us feel like we were having our wedding at a family members home. We got married in October and had exclusive use of the whole estate. The gardens looked and smelt absolutely STUNNING with so many photo opportunities. I would highly recommend this venue for your special day.
Paul Fenner
Happy couple married in October
December 2022
The Back House Rossie not just a wedding venue
From the Grooms point of view: We had our whole wedding here and can’t recommend it enough. It’s located in the Fife country side only a stones throw away from Auchtermuchty and Cupar. The place is self contained so no need taxis or busses after the wedding ceremony. This was ideal for our intimate wedding but could have easily accommodated lots more. There’s also plenty of scope to have the wedding in the walled gardens. Caroline was very attentive and had some great ideas about where the ceremony could take place and how that might work. We had ours inside (because it was October) and then had the photos taken inside and outside by Iann Struthers. Iann knew the venue very well and took full advantage of the beautiful gardens. The Stewart’s bar came well stocked and the bar staff was very pleasant. We chose to have the Strathern food company for our fish supper wedding breakfast and no one was left hungry at the end of the night. Once the band had set up in the corner of the barn there was plenty of room for the dance floor. I will definitely look to hire the Back House again the next time I can find an excuse to have a big party.
Spud & Kates
Happy couple married in August
December 2022
Hidden Gem!
We got married at Backhouse Rossie in August 2022 and it was honestly the best day ever. The venue is absolutely stunning, so well looked after and the walled garden is a total showstopper. We were lucky enough to get married on the lawn with the Lomond hills as our backdrop on a scorcher of a day and then used the garden for our professional pictures. The owners are lovely, couldn't do more and the wee cottage that came as part of the venue hire was absolutely perfect for us as we had two toddlers who we were able to put to bed with a babysitter and still enjoy our night. It's quirky, beautiful and honestly just the most perfect wee hidden gem.
Catherine Milligan
Happy couple married in July
December 2022
A lovely day at a beautiful venue
My husband and I had our wedding reception at Backhouse Rossie Estate and really enjoyed our day. The grounds were great for photos. Our guests were well looked after. The day went smoothly and to time. Their recommended caterer was so professional and the food was delicious. The planning team at Backhouse were super helpful throughout the whole process, even when it came to last minute trouble shooting.
Alan Stewart
Wedding: July
July 2022
Stunning wedding venue
Fantastic day yesterday at Backhouse Rossie Estate - Weddings the sun was shining for the ceremony held in the stunning walled garden, followed by pimp your Prosecco reception and evening bar with an additional welcome drinks table set up for the evening guests arrival 🥂
Burfly Photo & Film
Wedding: June
July 2022
The walled gardens were amazing!
Summer is here! Ashley and Sam had such an elegant day in the sunshine at Backhouse Rossie. We loved exploring this new venue with them and having a laugh with their pals. The walled gardens were amazing! We’ll let the pics do the talking, what a scorcher!
Location & Contact Details


Backhouse Rossie Estate, Ladybank, Fife, KY15 7UZ, Scotland

Travel Notes

Sat-nav postcode: KY15 7UZ or Backhouse Rossie Estate Brown Signs on A91 giving 500m warning. Approach direction: East from Auchtermuchty 1.7 miles. Turn right off A91 at Charlottetown sign, after 0.25 miles turn right onto the Estate. West from Collessie Village 1.5 miles turn left off A91 at Charlottetown sign, after 0.25 miles, turn right onto the Estate.

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M90 Junction 8

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (7)

The Sunday Post
Country Life
BBC Gardener's World

Bridebook Awards (1)


Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Sunshine, Roses, Beautiful Walled Garden, stunning sharing platters with friends and family chilling out by fire-pit lit by festoons twinkling in the moonlight.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

We have 4 fantastic indoor spaces - so you don't have to worry about the weather. The grounds and walled garden have wonderful photo opportunities, so all you need to do it enjoy choosing your caterer. We even have wonderful oak rustic tables made from fallen estates trees included in the hire price!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Bridesmaids bouquets made of flowers chosen from the Walled Garden.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, Inside/Outside, Hidden Gem, Stunning, 'A photographer's dream'

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

A panoramic shot straight to the Lomonds or an intimate image from under the longest interrupted rose arch in Scotland.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Brian Cunningham from Beechgrove Gardens A famous DJ duo - I wish we could tell you who!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Haggis Balls - obviously

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Fresh, stonebaked, sourdough Pizza from the van just outside the Long Barn

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The Waney Edged Wall created for us by the international Sculptor Allan Watson made from fallen trees on the Estate in the main barn - stunning and a one-off.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Bringing people together to share and celebrate their love in a venue created by our loving family. We are really proud of the estate restoration project, spanning nearly 20 years, and can't wait for more couples to continue create lasting memories here and adding to the estate's history.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftBottle of Prosecco for the couple
Bridebook Special OfferEnjoy a bottle of Prosecco - ideal for mimosas the morning after.