Yester Estate

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£5000 - £5600 for Venue Hire
Up to 600
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Newly opened for wedding and events using our secluded walled garden, an impressive blank canvas for your exclusive wedding day.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Set up day, White Garden and main Georgian Walled Garden.
What is included in this pricing:
Couple accommodation included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Choice of preferred caterers
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Asian Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Kosher Catering

Ceremony & Reception

Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available


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

Cultural Specialists

Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Now exclusively for special weddings and events, the 15,000sqm of Georgian Walled Gardens at Yester Estate are the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. We will be hosting an open day in the late spring, just email us to register your interest and we will have a glass of fizz waiting on your arrival. With space in abundance, you have the choice of 4 immaculate grass lawns with central golden paths, providing ample space and choice to set the scene for your day. Yester Estate can accommodate events and weddings from 25 to 1,000 plus guests in the Walled Gardens utilising; tents, yurts and/or marquees to set the scene. The gardens are a self-contained blank canvas, with various entrances and exits for suppliers and guests. Through the second set of beautiful gates, the smaller “White Gardens” can be found. A third of the size at 5,000sqm, and brimming in season with mainly white flowers, this romantic space can be used for a reception, guest Glamping site, or a more intimate wedding setting. The hire includes a setup day prior to your wedding. This allows you the chance to tweak all the finer details from the months of planning and see your vision come to life.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Jan Deegan
We can't wait to welcome you onto our estate. The gates are opening for weddings and events for the 1st time in its 400 year history but please be assured that with over 15 years experience in weddings and events and have some of Scotland's best suppliers at our fingertips you are in safe hands.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
No reviews yet
Location & Contact Details


Yester Estate , Gifford, East Lothian, EH41 4JF, Scotland

Travel Notes

Come into the villiage of Gifford then take 'The Avenue' this will lead you to our large entrance gates

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport


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Press & Awards

Industry Awards (1)

Lux Life Magazine - Most Exclusive Wedding Venue 2020-Scotland

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

Enjoy the planning process and research

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

Speeches get us every time, the ones that are written from the heart not copied from the web.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Luxury, Bespoke, Secluded, Spacious, Exclusive

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

We have some epic trees on the estate and our rhododedron walk is stunning

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

We couldn't possibly say!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Anything with pastry

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

cheeky Mac&Cheese or a hog roast roll

What is your venue's most unique feature?

3m high elephant statue

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The immaculate grounds