Durn House

Durn House - Durn House

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Durn Road
Portsoy
Aberdeenshire
AB45 2XT

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01261 843424

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Durn House description

Commercial Venue

Medium (1-150)

WEDDINGS

Durn House is fully licensed as a venue for civil, humanist or religious ceremonies. Sleeping up to 14 guests in 6 luxury suites, seating up to 50 for a meal in the Grand Hall, and with the perfect country garden setting for a marquee, we are equipped for celebrations from 2-120 people.

Our wedding clients love our:

Bespoke service, tailored just for you- every wedding is unique
Personal approach – we care about your and your wedding. With a dedicated in-house chef and wedding co-ordinator, and very carefully selected partner providers for the best in Aberdeenshire in venue dressing, bar services and marquees, you can be assured that your wedding day will run smoothly
Exclusive use option – Durn House is a Georgian Country House with 6 luxury, individually designed guest bedrooms, each with a dedicated bathroom or ensuite. Exclusive use hire includes all the gorgeous guest accommodation, with a luxury breakfast the morning after your wedding for you, your friends and family, AND also the use of the large beautiful garden and patio area, great Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Ogilvie Bar (complimentary paid bar by arrangement), Gentleman’s Club/Games Room and the Clementina Spa and Beauty Room (beauty and relaxation therapies by arrangement)
Beautiful food – if food that looks and tastes amazing is important to you, and you want to know your wedding meal has been freshly cooked from local, seasonal ingredients, Durn House is the venue for you!
Ogilvie Bar – for weddings and events, combine a drinks package of fantastic fizz and delicious food-paired wines (or corkage on your own) with a selection of local craft beers and whiskies behind the bar, with charming and experiences bar men. You can even choose to serve the best cocktails in Aberdeenshire, with fresh and homemade ingredients, and non-alcholic cocktails as well. Delicious!

FUNCTIONS

Have you ever wanted to hold your own country house party? You can choose to hire the Dining Room, Hall, Private Dining Room or Gentleman’s Club for your party from only £50, or for total luxury and privacy, take the whole house on Exclusive Use.

Durn House would be delighted to host your:

Corporate Entertainment - let us take the weight off by organising your perfect weekend of Scottish Country House corporate entertainment. Impress with fine dining, whisky tastings, trips to Aberdeenshire and Speyside’s world-class distilleries and castles, stalking, fishing, golfing and more.
Birthday Party – celebrate a birthday in style with private use of one of our rooms and a dinner. And if you’d like to add an overnight stay, archery in the grounds, Spa Treatments, or posh Afternoon Tea we’d be delighted to organise it all for you.
Anniversary Party – celebrate with a very special family meal for your Anniversary celebrations.
Weekend House Party – go Great Gatsby with croquet on the lawn, exclusive use, gourmet food, and a whole house full of your guests; ask about our Party Planning service to create your perfect decadent weekend.
Baby Shower – take our light and airy Ogilvie Room and delight the mummy-to-be with a beautiful Luncheon or Afternoon Tea on tiered cake stands. Treat her to a voucher for a Mummy Massage in the Clementina Spa & ask about our very special Maternity Packages for the ultimate relaxing treat to celebrate a very deserving lady. Combining a night in the glorious Durn Suite, with it’s four-poster feather-topped bed and a bathroom with a working Georgian fire and freestanding roll-top bath, with a safe and deeply relaxing Mummy Massage with our skilled massage therapist, a light touch of mineral makeup and a photoshoot with the best maternity and newborn photographer in Aberdeenshire Anne Smith, this package makes the ideal maternity gift.
Hen Party – combine fabulous Spa Treatments, Archery, a Cocktails or Chocolate-Making Class, Coasteering or Surfing with the fantastic food and warm welcome to a Georgian Mansion for a henny to remember!
Stag Party – enjoy a your choice of local Whiskies and Fine Cheeses Tasting, learn how to make the best cocktails with a Cocktail Class, go Clay Pigeon Shooting, Coasteering, Off-Road Driving, Salmon Fishing or Surfing, enjoy fantastic game, seafood or local beef dinner, and finally kick back with your mates and a game of pool in the Gentleman’s Club for the ultimate Stag party.
The ideal exclusive use venue, sleeping up to 14, Durn House can also be hired for your perfect house party wedding or special occasion.

We offer a tailored and individual service for events large and small. For sit-down meals, up to 50 may be seated in the Great Hall and greater numbers can be accommodated for a champagne and canapés event, or if a marquee is erected on the grounds.

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