Venue for gatherings and special occasions

Gatherings and special occasions

Carfraemill has always been a place that gathers people.

If you’re looking to celebrate, to learn, to play, to remember, or just be together, we can provide the best of Borders-sourced food as well as our private rooms, oak-panelled reception room or stunning marquee.

Our location makes travel easy for your guests: we’re just 21 miles south of Edinburgh, 80 miles north of Newcastle and 70 miles from Glasgow.


Carfraemill is firmly established as a place that gathers people for the happiest of times.

It’s a local favourite venue for significant birthdays & anniversaries, christenings & baby naming ceremonies, Christmas parties, get-togethers, ceilidhs including Hogmanay (or New Year's Eve) & special events.

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Carfraemill makes a superb location for family get-togethers and reunions with school, college or university friends. Whether you’re planning on making a whole weekend of it, or gathering over supper one evening, we'll take care of everything you need.

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Charity Fundraisers

Over the years, Carfraemill has been host to countless charity fundraising events. Charity auctions, speakers’ dinners, balls, ceilidhs, fashion shows and more can be accommodated in our wood-panelled function room or stunning marquee.

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Societies, Clubs & Competitions

Carfraemill’s location makes it a fabulous place for clubs to gather and for competitions to be held.

Chess competitions, bridge events, book clubs, community groups and society meetings all gather here.

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Vintage Afternoon Tea

How about a real treat for your gathering? Let us provide you with the perfect afternoon tea: finger sandwiches, savoury bites, fruit scones with jam and fresh cream, delicious homemade cakes, all served with beautiful vintage china tea cups and plates.

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Funeral teas & memorial events

Carfraemill is a place that gathers people together for happy times but also on the days when we need to reflect and grieve for lost friends and family. We aim to provide a respectful and sympathetic setting and service for funeral teas and other memorial events.

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Rooms to gather in

Carfraemill is lucky to have several beautiful areas where you can hold your gathering; The Gallery, The Campbell Room, The Conservatory and of course, our marquee...

For any Questions & Quotations
Regarding your special occasion

Get in touch to discuss your requirements

Call us on 01578 750750
email [email protected]
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