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Address: Pencaitland EH34 5AT, Scotland
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+44 1875 340222

Winton lands predate the Magna Carta; and the Setons built the House before...

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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Farmhouse is a fantastic venue for a large group

We had this property for a stag do with some board gaming and movies, this property was perfect. There were 14 of us and there was plenty of space. These numbers had a few... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Barry H
Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had this property for a stag do with some board gaming and movies, this property was perfect. There were 14 of us and there was plenty of space. These numbers had a few people on camp beds but they were comfortable. There were 4 bathrooms with showers, a good heating system and a fireplace that was enjoyable to sit... More 

Thank Barry H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had our wedding weekend at Winton staying in the house, the cottage and the farmhouse. The moment we arrived we were greeted by the most incredibly friendly staff and this continued throughout the weekend. No request was too much and they truly made it a day that we will remember forever. The house, the contents and the gardens are... More 

Thank kirstymH3053JC
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Paul at Winton arranged a clay pigeon shooting morning, for a group of 30 teenagers and adults, all beginners, boys and girls. We had an amazing time, and the four instructors, with their mix of experience, skill and dry humour, gave everyone the confidence to give it a try, and made it a hugely enjoyable and memorable experience.

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WintonEstate, Manager at Winton House, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to host your group at Winton Estate and I am pleased to read your comments about Clay Pigeon Shooting on our estate. We would love to host your group again in the future either doing a Clay Shoot or any other of our outdoor activities (Archery, 4X4 Driving, Segways, Falconry, Laser Tag...). We hope you enjoyed... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I was speaking at a conference here and my what a treat! The building is sublime, the artwork alone is breathtaking and the grounds are astonishing. It was a nice spring day and all I could think of was that this would be the ideal wedding venue. Simply perfect. Great venue for events; weddings, conferences or smaller functions. Catering was... More 

Thank fyownuts
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We booked for the morning of my sons wedding, a mixed group in age and ability ranging from a serving soldier to a 2 year old!. The staff were brilliant, the location stunning and a great time was had by everyone. What a great way for us to spend a couple of hours relaxing doing something very different!

Thank Jacqueline F
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Attended a wedding last weekend at the House. We stayed in both the cottage and the House. From the moment we stepped inside the front door, we were attended to with the utmost friendliness and attention. Thank you to James, Bead, Jason and all the staff. Place was perfect and we felt so comfy and at home. Well done to... More 

Thank kerrychampion
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Was at Winton House for a Wedding Reception. Service from entering the car park to the finish was perfect. For James and his team, nothing seemed to be too much trouble. Food was excellent, and attention to detail could not have been bettered. It is certainly a place I would recommend, even just for a quick visit.

Thank mickeym54
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I went to visit a friend who lives on the estate in the cottages beside winton house. Its a beautiful estate and a truly magnificent house! There was a wedding on when we were there and i would definitely recommend to friends and family. Beautiful place!

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Sandy, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have just come back from holding a commercial event at Winton House for 15 of our Scottish re-sellers. The event took place over 2 days. The location is unbelievable. Wonderful countryside and beautiful grounds all perfectly (and no doubt tirelessly) maintained by the team at Winton House. The welcome and assistance we received from James (General Manager) and his... More 

1 Thank Daniel F
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

A delightful small house/castle brimming with beautiful treasures including original Canelleto s and other delights some interesting clocks and lovely rooms Set in grounds bursting with daffodils Sadly only a coffee stop but a lovely place for a rest

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