Venue Hire

Country House Venue Hire

 Have you ever wanted to hold your own house party?

You can choose to hire a private dining room..or two..

Why not opt for Exclusive Venue Hire with private use of the whole house which includes all luxury accommodation, dining room, and public areas.

Durn House Venue Hire would be delighted to host your:

  • Corporate Entertainment – let us take the weight off by organising your perfect Scottish Country House experience.
  • pre-arranged 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, Spa Treatments, or Vintage 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 Drawing Room and delight the mummy-to-be with a beautiful Lunch 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, Vintage Afternoon Tea or Murder Mystery entertainment with  fantastic food and a warm welcome to a Georgian Mansion for a henny to remember! Our ready made ‘Girls Night In’ packages are perfect for the occasion!
  • Stag Party –  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 hire, sleeping up to 16, Durn House can also be hired for your perfect house party wedding or special occasion. Prices start from only £1000 for exclusive use.

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 canapé reception, or if a marquee is erected on the grounds.

Click here to see our beautiful guest bedrooms.

Contact our Events Manager Jane Reid for more information