Springkell, Eaglesfield, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 3AL
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Springkell Weddings

Springkell Weddings, view this stunning wedding venue near Cumbria, including photos, wedding offers, reviews and wedding fayres.

Enjoy your special day at this delightful and exclusive venue. Springkell is a beautiful Palladian Mansion built from 1734 set in lovely formal gardens and parklands to create a gorgeous backdrop, whatever the time of year. Absorb the history and romance of this house - truly a memorable location for a day to remember.

Springkell will be exclusively yours for the day. Or why not have your wedding here, then continue to enjoy this magical home for a few extra nights as the perfect start to your marriage? Springkell is reassuringly affordable, with packages to suit every budget, and is also available for you to celebrate any special occasion with your family and friends.

"Let me turn your dream into reality and enjoy it in the full knowledge that you are in safe hands and everything will run like clockwork"
James, Wedding Planner

Welcome to Springkell, a beautiful Palladian Mansion built from 1734 and just 6 miles from historic Gretna Green. Have your perfect day our lovely surroundings.

The wedding room, with it's amazing 2m mirror surrounded by Italian marble, can seat up to 80 wedding guests. Complete with aisle and separate heavy oak entry doors for the bride to enter and the groom separately. Use the formal rooms, including the black and white marble entrance hall complete with 4 marble pillars, the Portrait Gallery which leads to the wedding room and music room.

Enjoy southerly views over the beautifully kept formal gardens and parkland. In addition there is a sweeping Italian stone staircase with balcony on which to frame some lovely wedding day photographs or if you prefer, in any one of the stunning formal rooms.

Through Eaglesfield, 6 miles from Gretna Green, drive up one of Springkell's five drives, through half a mile of parkland and woodland and over the Kirtle River. Approaching Springkell from the West, park and walk in over the marble floored porch with the family crest in the stained glass windows.

Everything can be arranged for you, from accommodation to flowers and your dining requirements.

Exclusive Use Info

Springkell is available for your very own exclusive use. Have your wedding here or come and celebrate a special occasion with your family and friends.

Springkell comprises a stunning Honeymoon Suite, 6 large bedrooms, 2 family bedrooms and 5 deluxe bedrooms. A total of 14 bedrooms in the house to sleep 28. The interiors are brand new in 2011 and designed exclusively by the designers who designed the bedrooms at The Goring Hotel, London, for our Princess.
The sitting room has a 40 inch flat screen TV complete with DVD player, WII and Playstation with games.

There are 2 cottages 50 yards away from the main house. One, Chauffeur's Cottage, has the two bedrooms on the first floor. One double bedroom and one twin although we can alter this to suit your needs (both bedrooms made into doubles for instance). The other, Kennel Cottage, is a bungalow, so no stairs. Again this cottage has two bedrooms, a double and a twin and we can alter this to suit your needs too.
In total Springkell sleeps 28 in the house and 8 in the cottages making 36 in all.

Springkell's Attention to Detail

At Springkell we are proud to offer you your very own 7 Star service.

This includes:
A truly stunning venue for your wedding
Your own wedding organiser will take care of everything for you from flowers to going away car, via delicious food and drink, the best Scottish Piper, hair and make-up and your taxi to the airport
Space - to enjoy your perfect day
Splendour - for the memories
Tranquility - so nothing gets in the way
Decor - by the same interior design company who prepared The Goring for Catherine Middleton
And don't forget to book in again to celebrate your anniversary.

Springkell currently has a choice of two stunning honeymoon suites with en-suite bathroom, and 12 further bedrooms (including 7 Emperor Size beds - measuring 2 metres by 2 metres). The interiors are brand new in 2011 and designed exclusively for Springkell by the same designers who designed the rooms at The Goring Hotel, London, for our Princess.


  • Total No. of bedrooms—14 rooms, plus cottages
  • No. of function rooms—1
  • Same Sex Marriage—Yes
  • Additional facilities—Stunning backdrop and private grounds for your wedding photographs

Outdoor Weddings

Ceremonies at Springkell are conducted in the spacious gardens at Springkell (or do feel free to use the beautiful round garden) with Springkell providing a stunning backdrop.

Reception capacity

  • Wedding Breakfast—Up to 100
  • Evening Reception—Up to 200
  • Marquee Weddings—Up to 500

Wedding season availability

All year round


The main honeymoon suite was built in 1734! But don't worry we've updated all the 20 bedrooms in 2012 and 2013 so they are all brand new. And by the way our interior designers are the same designers who fitted out The Goring for another special wedding in 2011! Just so you know…

You have the choice of two amazing honeymoon suites each special in its own way. Both huge, each with a lovely ensuite bathroom, and both beautifully decorated for you.

Springkell is offered solely for your Exclusive Use.

Please note that not all rooms are en-suite.
All rooms contain tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers and luxury bathrobes.
All rooms are non-smoking.

The maximum capacity for people eating in the Springkell ballroom is 100.

A marquee with food and a bar can be organised.

Kennel Cottage

Springkell also has cottages available for you and your guests. Have you got some guests who like their own space? Perhaps they've travelled far and need to rest? Or some special guests who need a getaway? Or for you on the night before the wedding?

Chauffeur’s Cottage

Both Chauffeur's Cottage and Kennel Cottage have been refurbished recently to a very high standard (just read the guest book comments to see what I mean). Relax and unwind in the totally peaceful and serene setting that is the Springkell Estate. Yours for your special day.

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