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Functions at Argyll's Lodging

Argyll's Lodging is Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th –century Renaissance style townhouse. Located in Stirling’s historic Old Town

Erskine Room in Argyll's Lodging

Its fine architecture marks it out as a property intended for a great nobleman serving the royal court. Once the family home of the Earl of Argyll, this house has seen many changes through the centuries.

Argyll’s Lodging is available for private hire daytime and  evening including corporate seminars, ceremonies, and dinners.

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Our day delegate package offers exclusive hire of the meeting room, a substantial catering offer and staff who can tell your delegates all about the history of Argyll’s Lodging and the people who lived here. Complimentary parking is available from October to March and tours of the venue during breaks can also be arranged

Capacity:                  15-60


Entered from the impressive courtyard, the Laigh Hall is dominated by an original oak scale and platt staircase, one of the first of its kind in Scotland and beautifully restored. The area offers a unique and charming setting for a reception or seated presentation.

Capacity:                  60 people


Located on the first floor of the townhouse, this is the largest and most grand of the public rooms. The walls have been painstakingly hand painted with gold leaf in the original style of the room and would have hosted guests at formal dinners presided over by the Earl and Countess of Argyll. As the principal reception room for the house it provides an atmospheric venue for an intimate dinner.

Capacity:                 30 people


The private gardens and impressive courtyard, flanked by elaborate entrance gates and Corinthian pillars, are ideal for drinks receptions.

Capacity:                 120 people


With an eye for detail, a talent for sourcing the best of local ingredients and the flair to marry both to give an exquisite experience, our events catering team have looked after some of the most discerning and high profile guests. The team will be happy to discuss your requirements and help you design a menu that suits the occasion.


We have a wealth of knowledge and experience in designing and delivering stunning events that exceed expectations. Our on-site Events Team will be happy to meet with you to discuss your requirements and to help create your perfect event. We can advise on location, set-up, decoration, music, entertainment, catering and more.


Prices for our all-inclusive day delegate packages start from £66 + VAT per head.
For bespoke events price is on request


Located at the foot of Stirling Castle within one hour drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow
Leave M9 at junction 10 and follow local road signs
Postcode: FK8 1EJ

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Contact Us

Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8686