The Harbour Chapel

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From £90 pp
Up to 80
Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
shortlisted
The Harbour Chapel is an intimate, historic and unique East Lothian wedding venue for up to 120 guests. We are a diverse and inclusive venue, perfect for weddings, ceremonies and celebrations.
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£90
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Canapés included
Furniture included
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Day before set up available
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Place Of Worship
Dining Capacity
80
Reception Capacity
120
Usual Access Time
12:00PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
Asian Catering
Halal Catering
Kosher Catering

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Grade I/II Listed Building
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Full Description
This spectacular former church and elegant reception bar create an exquisite destination in which to celebrate your love. The chapel is soaked in history and retains all its original features, the scallop shelled oak pulpit, balcony and ornate Victorian stained glass windows all contribute to creating this special sense of place. This beautifully restored Historic Wesleyan Chapel is the oldest in Scotland and dates back to 1764. The venue provides the truly unique experience of getting married and then celebrating in an atmospheric and historic space lit by magnificent stained glass windows. Beautiful banqueting tables can seat up to 80 for dining and a further 40 guests can join the evening celebrations. Our elegant reception lounge has a fully stocked bar. Whatever your preference, we will work with you to source the best produce to meet all your catering needs. From fine dining, buffets, canapes, cakes, cheese boards to wine and spirits, East Lothian provides some of the best produce around. You will be spoilt for choice when we help you to find the best of Scottish Cuisine. Every event at the Harbour Chapel is unique and we will work with you to create your own custom-made package to meet your personal tastes, needs and requirements. The interior of the building and furnishings create a real sense of warmth and atmosphere and we offer to provide you with as much as possible to allow you to truly relax and enjoy your event or celebration.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Fiona Veitch
Welcome to The Harbour Chapel, We warmly invite you to come and visit us and get a sense of all that we can offer. We feel genuinely privileged to be a part of a couples big day and our main aim is to look after all our guests with a sense of value, warmth and professionalism. We hope we have the pleasure of meeting you soon. Best wishes Fiona and the Team

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2021
No. of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
10
Reviews
(2)
(2)
Chloe and Ashleigh
Married in October 2021
October 2021
Thank you so much for making our day so amazing and memorable!
Me and my wife got married here yesterday and cannot recommend it enough! Absolutely stunning venue, fantastic staff and Fiona/Gina was great throughout the day and extremely helpful. Thank you so much for making our day so amazing and memorable!
Lucy and Richard
Married in July 2021
October 2021
The Harbour Chapel is a stunning venue and the most magical place to celebrate a wedding!
We could not recommend Fiona and her team enough! The Harbour Chapel is a stunning venue and the most magical place to celebrate a wedding! Nothing was too much to ask and everyone was made to feel very special. If you want a very special, beautiful and friendly venue then the chapel is for you!
Location & Contact Details

Address

10 Victoria Street, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1ET, Scotland

Travel Notes

Situated just of the A1, we are on the main East Coast train line from London to Aberdeen. We are only a 7min walk from Dunbar Railway Station. https://www.harbourchapel.com/location-2/

Nearest Town

Edinburgh

Nearest Motorway & Junction

0.5 miles

Nearest Train Station

Dunbar

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All our weddings are the best! Everyone is different, every couple is different and we value that uniqueness and diversity.

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

Listen to your lovely family and friends, but remember, it is YOUR day!

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

Couple's love for each other.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, Historic, Beautiful, Relaxed, Inclusive

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

A group photograph of all your guests in front of the altar and magnificent stained glass windows, taken from the balcony.

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

As the oldest Wesleyan Chapel in Scotland it dates back to 1764. John Wesley preached here on 21 occasions and in 1770 he wrote: “In the evening I preached at the new house at Dunbar, the cheerfullest in all the Kingdom”

What’s your favourite canapé?

We love good food so we love them all!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

We serve a fantastic mac 'n cheese amongst other things, it goes down a storm!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our historic chapel with the magnificent stained glass windows originating for St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Everything from this beautiful space that we have preserved, reused and created. History is important and so are our guests, that is why we also want to create special memories for you that will genuinely last forever.