The Signet Library

Timelessly elegant weddings at the Signet Library, Edinburgh

Timeless elegance

Timeless Elegance - The Perfect Edinburgh Wedding Venue

Edinburgh, Scotland - city of dreams and for many, their dream wedding location. The Signet Library, situated in the very heart of the historic Old Town, just a stone’s throw from St Giles Cathedral, is the unique wedding venue of choice for brides and grooms who are searching for a magical combination of breathtaking setting, gorgeous design and details, perfect hospitality and, in essence, the wedding they’ve always yearned for.

From a practical point of view, The Signet Library is an unusual wedding venue: multi-faceted and therefore hugely flexible, there are several rooms to accommodate nuptials of any scale.

The Lower Library is an elegant setting for a wedding ceremony (civil, religious or humanist ceremonies can take place here). The wonderfully long aisle is a suitably grand space for the solemnities, and to show off a bridal train. The Lower Library is also perfect for a drinks and canapés reception, or for tea and coffee service and cake cutting after your wedding breakfast, or a truly magnificent setting to simply welcome your evening guests.

A stunning grand staircase leads guests to the Upper Library which can accommodate 50-220 guests for any type of reception from a wedding breakfast to an evening affair. With a built in PA system and wooden dance floor, this part of the Library is ideal for wedding speeches and, naturally, dancing the night away with your guests.

Choosing The Signet Library as your wedding venue is just the beginning – next comes planning food and drinks, along with deciding on all the design details, from flowers to lighting, that will make The Signet Library your own. Heritage Portfolio, the exclusive event partner of The Signet Library, will help with your wedding menus from start to finish, while resident Wedding Designers are on hand to help advise and organise the most important day of your life.

If perhaps Signet Library isn't quite what you were looking for your perfect wedding day, you may want to take a look at another, distinct yet equally inspirational wedding venue supported by Heritage Portfolio - Mansfield Traquair.  

Covid Updates

Here at The Signet Library, we want to guide you on how best to have a Covid safe wedding and then plan a bigger celebration with family and friends at a later date when restrictions have lifted. 

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