Wedding Venue Spotlight

December 1st, 2023

Wedding Venue Spotlight:

The Stair Arms Hotel, Pathhead, Midlothian


So, you're in the midst of wedding planning, and choosing the right venue is a crucial decision.

As a seasoned wedding photographer familiar with the Midlothian area, I'm here to shed light on The Stair Arms Hotel in Pathhead.

This blog will address some of the key questions you might have to help you make an informed decision for your big day.



Wedding Guests: 100

Evening Reception: Additional 30


Wedding Coordinators:

Yes, three dedicated coordinators: Clare, Amanda, and Rosie, ensuring every detail aligns with your vision.



Approximately 30 spaces available.


Disabled Access:

Yes, the venue is wheelchair accessible.



Allowed, but only outside.


Music and Entertainment:

Room for a band or DJ, but if both are desired, the guest capacity should be below 100.

Standard hardwood dance floor provided; LED dance floor arrangements need to be made separately.



Unfortunately, fireworks are not permitted.


PA for Speeches:

Yes, a PA system is available for speeches.


Gift Storage:

A secure room is provided for wedding gifts.


Bridal Suites:

Two luxurious bridal suites for the bride and groom.


Overnight Rooms:

12 rooms available for overnight stays.



10% discount on the venue rate at the time of press.



Breakfast is included for overnight guests.


Checkout Time:

Checkout at 11 am.


Room Reservations for Guests:

Rooms are held by the hotel for the couple to allocate to guests.



The venue provides catering, known for its amazing quality.


BYO Wine and Champagne:

Yes, but be prepared to pay corkage fees.


Reception End Time:

The bar closes at 1 am, marking the end of the reception festivities.



By answering these pertinent questions, The Stair Arms Hotel demonstrates its commitment to ensuring your wedding day is not only beautiful but also stress-free.

Stay tuned for more venue spotlights that might help you find the perfect setting for your special day!


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