Winton Castle
Winton Castle
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Winton lands predate the Magna Carta; and the Setons built the House before Leonardo da Vinci established his reputation. Their architect, the King's Master Mason, didn't work on ordinary castles! His carved, twisted chimneys still herald the palace within and his ornate plaster ceilings are the most elaborate in Scotland. A Castle for Hire with a Warm Welcome Winton House remains a private house, but one which is available for hire for a wide variety of functions. It has architectural grandeur and history, but is not aloof or austere; you are welcomed warmly as a guest into a home (mine!). Corporate Events with a Twist Winton House can be exclusively yours for memorable corporate events, gala dinners, incentive events, private parties and special celebrations. The House's interconnecting reception rooms are ideally laid out for conferences and meetings. A Wedding Venue with Real Romance For a truly Scottish wedding, Winton is one of the most romantic wedding venues in the country and will make your big day a memorable one. Look no further if you're considering country house or castle wedding venues! If you're looking to develop your management team's performance and collaborative skills then we can offer a range of interesting and innovative events, including: 4x4 driving; Archery; Clay Pigeon Shooting; Falconry; Golf (East Lothian has some of the finest courses in Scotland); The Winton Highland Games; Hovercraft driving; Whisky tasting; and Wine and Champagne tasting.
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  • Thomas R
    St. Andrews, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5 stars - fully recommend
    Really terrific from start to finish. We hired out Broomrigg Cottage on the Winton estate for a small stag doo and it was just the job. Much more posh/scenic than your standard trip to the races/mobbed city centre.. Cottage itself was beautifully furnished with everything we needed. Easy access to Edinburgh, Haddington, Airport etc and a very nice cafe just over the road. There was fantastic array of Staggy activities provided by the estate. We went for the Clay pigeon shooting and it was tremendous fun - the guys that were putting it on were very friendly, knowledgable and a good laugh. Communications from the winton team was spot on and we all left feeling we had tremendous value for money. 5 stars - fully recommend.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 14 March 2023
  • RosyC
    Dunbar, United Kingdom22 contributions
    First visit to Winton Castle/House
    Visit and Tour of the Castle/House Fay was our amazing guide during the house tour. Such an interesting house and Fay was so very knowledgeable about the history and the families who live/ have lived there. We also so enjoyed the lovely impromptu music and dance at the end of the tour. The whole day was very well organised and everyone was so helpful and friendly. A real gem and definitely one to visit again next year.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 30 March 2023
  • Karen T
    1 contribution
    Great competitive Fun!
    Recently participated in the Clay Shooting activity with my husband and we loved every minute of it! Our instructor David was brilliant and really took time to explain everything to us as novices! It really was more fun that I expected and you get to shot different targets. Lasted around an hour. Highly recommend.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 May 2023
  • Julesando
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom64 contributions
    Excellent away day
    I just want to email to say thank you for an amazing day, we felt we were being welcomed into someone’s home (technically I suppose it is) rather than attending a corporate away day. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and even if someone struggled with the highland games the guys were so positive and made everyone feel at ease. The food was awesome and literally everyone was buzzing after it. Those that did not participate still enjoyed all the antics of those participating and those that just went for a walk in the grounds enjoyed themselves. Thanks again for everything.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled on business
    Written 10 July 2023
  • mackEdinburgh
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom116 contributions
    The place for a fairytale wedding
    This is a wonderful wedding venue. Seamless service, great space and outstanding employees. The whole combination resulted in a fairytale wedding celebration. This was a December wedding, the building was warm and welcoming and it was a two day event. Clay shooting for guests on arrival day was also great fun with expert support. Cannot fault our time there. This is not a wedding factory, and was enjoyed not only by our international guests but local ones as well.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 December 2023
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mackEdinburgh
Edinburgh, UK116 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
This is a wonderful wedding venue. Seamless service, great space and outstanding employees. The whole combination resulted in a fairytale wedding celebration. This was a December wedding, the building was warm and welcoming and it was a two day event. Clay shooting for guests on arrival day was also great fun with expert support.
Cannot fault our time there. This is not a wedding factory, and was enjoyed not only by our international guests but local ones as well.
Written 6 December 2023
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Julesando
Edinburgh, UK64 contributions
Jun 2023 • Business
I just want to email to say thank you for an amazing day, we felt we were being welcomed into someone’s home (technically I suppose it is) rather than attending a corporate away day. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and even if someone struggled with the highland games the guys were so positive and made everyone feel at ease. The food was awesome and literally everyone was buzzing after it. Those that did not participate still enjoyed all the antics of those participating and those that just went for a walk in the grounds enjoyed themselves. Thanks again for everything.
Written 10 July 2023
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Karen T
1 contribution
May 2023 • Couples
Recently participated in the Clay Shooting activity with my husband and we loved every minute of it! Our instructor David was brilliant and really took time to explain everything to us as novices! It really was more fun that I expected and you get to shot different targets. Lasted around an hour. Highly recommend.
Written 16 May 2023
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Amy P
1 contribution
Apr 2023 • Friends
We took part in the Highland Games for my friends hen do last week, and despite it being a bit cold and windy the eight of us had such a fun time. Douglas and the rest of the team were a good laugh, knowledgeable and welcoming and games themselves were hilarious and allowed for some friendly competition.
The hen party and the hen herself all had such a good time, would definitely recommend for a group activity ☺️
Written 25 April 2023
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Andy B
Leicester, UK3 contributions
Apr 2023 • Friends
Had a wonderful time last Saturday when 11 of us attended a clay pigeon shoot. A great experience from start to finish due to all the help and support from the staff and instructors at Winton Castle :-)
Written 24 April 2023
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RosyC
Dunbar, UK22 contributions
Mar 2023
Visit and Tour of the Castle/House

Fay was our amazing guide during the house tour. Such an interesting house and Fay was so very knowledgeable about the history and the families who live/ have lived there. We also so enjoyed the lovely impromptu music and dance at the end of the tour. The whole day was very well organised and everyone was so helpful and friendly. A real gem and definitely one to visit again next year.
Written 30 March 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Thomas R
St. Andrews, UK1 contribution
Mar 2023
Really terrific from start to finish.

We hired out Broomrigg Cottage on the Winton estate for a small stag doo and it was just the job. Much more posh/scenic than your standard trip to the races/mobbed city centre.. Cottage itself was beautifully furnished with everything we needed. Easy access to Edinburgh, Haddington, Airport etc and a very nice cafe just over the road. There was fantastic array of Staggy activities provided by the estate. We went for the Clay pigeon shooting and it was tremendous fun - the guys that were putting it on were very friendly, knowledgable and a good laugh.

Communications from the winton team was spot on and we all left feeling we had tremendous value for money.

5 stars - fully recommend.
Written 14 March 2023
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abolan224
Amsterdam, The Netherlands4 contributions
Feb 2023
I cannot speak more highly of the fantastic stay we had at Winton Cottage. With a group of 11 of us, we had a marvelous weekend filled with Highland Games, Shooting, and Whisky tasting. The team at Winton really out did themselves with the ease of which we could make activity bookings and always on hand if we needed anything. Thank you for the memorable stay!
Written 13 February 2023
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Hannah
2 contributions
Dec 2022
We had our wedding at Winton Castle this past December and had the most magical day. Everything went exactly as planned and exceeded all our expectations. Intimacy on a grand scale could not describe Winton Castle any better! Thank you so much to Rae and the entire Winton team for being so attentive, friendly, and willing to meet all our needs from our very first meeting all the way through to our big day. The attention to detail was not missed and all of our guests raved about how amazing the day was. We didn't have a wedding planner and Rae and her team ensured everything went smoothly and had a wonderful list of recommended suppliers. We also rented all onsite properties before and during our wedding and they were all spectacular. All houses are extremely spacious and were fully equipped. We will definitely be back for a long weekend with friends and family.
Written 6 February 2023
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carlaphillips12292
2 contributions
Oct 2022
We were married at Winton and had the most magical day. Everything went as planned and we received so many compliments on how attentive the staff were. If we were to redo our wedding, we would absolutely have it at Winton again. Lexi was a pleasure to work with and we cannot thank them enough for making our vision come to life.
Written 3 February 2023
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