Due to the current coronavirus epidemic we regret that Arniston House and grounds will be closed to visitors until further notice.  Our priority is to protect our staff and visitors.  We greatly look forward to welcoming you back in the future. We urge members of the public not to drive to Arniston in their vehicles for the purpose of exercise.  Please follow government advice to stay home and stay safe. https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Functions & Special Events

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we have temporarily suspended bookings for events and group tours. All available dates are currently being held for existing clients to arrange alternated dates for their events for 12 weeks. We hope that circumstances allow us to advise availability for new bookings from 15th June 2020. Please submit your enquiry as we will be monitoring and responding to all enquiries in date order. Thank you for considering Arniston for your event and we look forward to welcoming you and your guests when the crisis has passed.

Arniston Estate is a 6,000+ acre, working estate that has been in the Dundas family since the 16th century.  The iconic William Adam mansion house is an idyllic location for events set amongst the beautiful gardens, parklands and vast expanse of woodlands, meadows and farm land. We offer a range of flexible options for corporate events from Executive board meetings to product launches or full day, teambuilding & training days. A careful mixture of fully modern tools offered in a historic, majestic setting made available on a fully exclusive basis ensures your event exceeds your goals.

Our team will work with you and your business using a systematic, organized approach for each area of the event, ensuring that nothing is left to chance. This creates an effective experience that inspires, educates and motivates your guests, team and stakeholders. We work with consummate professionals, outstanding in their industries, allowing us to provide the ideal event, from start to finish.

The Arniston House event team is your full service, corporate meeting and special events partner.  Customized services to meet your specific event needs, our event team can help you with:

Planning & Development

Conference Services

Travel & Transportation


Creative Services

Event Design

Production Services



On-site Logistics

Tours and Excursions

Venue Hire


  • Arniston House Reception Rooms (maximum of 40 guests per room)
  • Orangery and Grounds
  • Arniston House and Grounds(including the Orangery)

Arniston House features four, beautiful reception rooms within the Dundas family residence. With special permission, you will be able to organise staff training and teambuilding days, board meetings, client VIP retreats, product launch, press conference, courses, corporate receptions and more. This is an exclusive booking which provides full event coordination with exclusive services and vendors.

The Orangery is a stunning “blank canvas” space, bathed in natural light, south facing looking onto the lawns and policies. Comfortably hosting up to 160 theatre style, 100 classroom or a meal for up to 120, the Orangery is a beautiful space to create just the right atmosphere for your event.

Professional Events Team
Arniston House is proud to have an outstanding team of professionals on staff to help ensure your event is seamless from start to finish. With more than 30 years of event experience to draw from, our team can provide you with the support and peace of mind to fully relax and experience every minute of your event.

Holiday Cottages
Arniston House offers four, 3 & 4 Star Holiday Cottages to meet your event accommodation needs. Located in close proximity to the Main House, the cottages are an excellent addition to your event offering you and your staff or attendees a very comfortable, self-catered option so that you can relax and enjoy your event with the convenience of having your accommodation easily available. Special discounts apply with venue hire packages so please contact the estate office for more information and to confirm availability. We also have a select list of hoteliers and guest houses we work with to offer accommodation for your guests if needed. This service can be arranged at the time of booking based on availability.

Preferred Providers
Our Events Team work with the best in the business to ensure that your event is everything you have envisioned and as stress free as possible. We have built strong relationships and developed a range of service level agreements that not only offer you discounted rates but specialty or preferential services. Some services are restricted to our preferred providers all of which we can review with you at your event consultation.

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Hire The North Field

Event Hire
23rd January 2020

North Field

The unit is positioned on the Home Farm near the B6372 and approximately 2 miles west of Gorebridge, Midlothian. The property comprises a single storey stone barn with a concrete…