Guides for Brides logo
Fairs & Events Planning Tools
10 Beautiful Wedding Venues in Scotland

10 Beautiful Wedding Venues in Scotland

Cat Arnott
Cat Arnott Updated:
8th of March 2023

Want to tie the knot in Scotland? From majestic hotels to historic country houses, here we have put together some of our favourite wedding venues in Scotland. So, discover your dream wedding venue in Scotland below!

Old Course Hotel

Old Course Hotel Wedding Venue Scotland

Image courtesy of Old Course Hotel

Located on the St Andrews coast by West Sands Beach, Old Course Hotel is a lavish hotel with many stunning ceremony spaces. The light-filled conservatory is the ideal place to hold your ceremony.  With the backdrop of the famous Old Course and its landmarks, it really is a beautiful room to say your vows. The magnificent ballroom, with its glittering chandeliers, can be decorated to match your wedding vision. From an intimate, casual exchange of vows to a storybook formal event for hundreds, Old Course Hotel is a truly gorgeous location for your wedding in Scotland.

Like the look of Old Course Hotel?


Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel Wedding Venue Scotland
Image courtesy of Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel

Dating back to the early 1900s, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel forms part of Edinburgh's North Bridge, linking the Old Town to the city centre. On the corner of the famous Royal Mile, this historic hotel is a gorgeous location for your wedding in Scotland. So, if you're looking for a venue for a small intimate wedding or a reception for up to 160 guests, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel is the place for you. This beautiful Midlothian wedding venue offers different packages which include welcome prosecco, canapes, three-course wedding breakfast, and much more. A dedicated team will also be with you every step of the way, ensuring your wedding dreams come true.

Intrigued by Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel?


Doubletree by Hilton Strathclyde
Doubletree by Hilton Strathclyde Wedding Venue Scotland
Image courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Strathclyde

Ideally located in the very heart of the central belt of Scotland lies the DoubleTree by Hilton Strathclyde, which is just 12 miles from the City Centre of Glasgow. The newly refurbished suite is perfect for small intimate gatherings, as well as larger celebrations for up to 250. There is also a beautiful private wedding garden, a romantic location for your photos, or even the ceremony itself! With a range of flexible packages, DoubleTree by Hilton Strathclyde can cater to both your preference and budget. You will also be able to work alongside a dedicated, knowledgeable and friendly wedding specialist to help you create an unforgettable wedding in Scotland.

Like the look of DoubleTree by Hilton Strathclyde?


Kippilaw House

Ourdoor cermony under a tree at Kippilaw House Wedding Venue Scotland

Image courtesy of Kippilaw House

Located in Melrose, not far from Edinburgh, Kippilaw House is an enchanting venue steeped in history. Dating back to the 15th-century, this mansion and its surrounding private woodland make the ideal setting for an intimate and romantic wedding.  Having been lovingly restored retaining its original details, The House is tastefully decorated and furnished in a comfortable grandeur and has many original features. The grand staircase is perfect for photographs with a viewing gallery. There is also a Victorian Ballroom with a semi-circular Bar, leading onto a covered veranda overlooking the stunning countryside. Also, a particular highlight is the woodland weddings, a magical place for your wedding in Scotland!

Think Kippilaw House is the venue of your dreams?


Wedderlie House

Image courtesy of Wedderlie House

Wedderlie House is a stunning, newly refurbished 13-15th Century castle/manor house. This exquisite wedding venue offers exclusive use along with accommodation so you and your guests can enjoy your full wedding experience at this luxurious venue. The secluded 60-acre estate has beautiful spaces for your wedding, function spaces consist of two beautifully converted barns; an onsite bar; and a garden marquee with seating for 130 at round tables. The picturesque grounds are truly breathtaking, from rose gardens to woodlands to sports courts, this wedding venue has it all.

Is this the venue for you?


Marine Hotel & Spa

Marine Hotel & Spa Wedding Venue Scotland

Image courtesy of Marine Hotel & Spa

Located in the seaside town of North Berwick, Marine Hotel & Spa’s beach views are second to none. This 19th-century Victorian building offers a unique and elegant venue for a romantic wedding in Scotland. The hotel also boasts many stunning features that will enhance your day. For example, the beautiful wood-panelled library, gorgeous hotel grounds and breathtaking views across the Forth. The Marine Hotel can cater for all wedding parties, from intimate celebrations of 10 guests in the Library Suite to lavish celebrations for 180 in the Bass Rock Suite. The hotel also has 84 bedrooms to accommodate your guests and includes luxury Suites for the newly married couple. 

Is Marine Hotel & Spa the venue of your dreams?


Find the perfect venue for your wedding on Guides for Brides

Citation Wedding & Events

Citation Taverne & Restaurant Wedding Venue Scotland

Image courtesy of Citation Wedding & Events

Nestled in the heart of Glasgow is the breathtaking Citation Wedding & Events.  Step out of the grandeur of Glasgow’s historic Merchant City and into the vibrant setting of Citation. Dating all the way back to 1844, the rich history of the venue contributes to its boastful elegance and famous rusticity. Towering sandstone column and neoclassical design set amongst the delicately lit fairy lights falls nothing but short of a picture-perfect setting. So, weddings at Citation are truly one-of-a-kind. Each couple gets exclusive use of the entire venue for their big day, allowing you to mould it exactly how you want. So, at Citation, you can create your dream wedding in Scotland with ease.

Is Citation Wedding & Events perfect for you?


DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central

Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central Wedding Venue Scotland

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central

Nestled in the heart of the city centre, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central is within walking distance of the main shopping district and top attractions which include the iconic Glasgow Cathedral, Botanic Gardens and the famous Glasgow City Chambers. Perfect spots for your wedding day pictures! With stylish comfort with characterful interiors, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central also boasts 304 elegant guest rooms and suites. So, with 11 flexible meeting and function rooms, and also boasting one of the largest ballrooms in Scotland, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central is the ideal venue for your wedding in Scotland.

Intrigued by DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central?


Logie Country House

Exterior building and grounds at Logie Country House Scotland Wedding Venue

Image courtesy of Logie Country House

Situated in a 130-acre estate, Logie Country House is a magnificent multi-award winning, exclusive use country house. Dating back to 1492, Logie Country House is an extremely luxurious and relaxing,  location to create the most memorable day of your life. Logie Country House is steeped in history, with open fires, beautiful antiques, courtyard walls and coats of arms throughout the venue. Nestled in ancient Aberdeenshire woodland, adjacent to Logie Country House, the old stables have been renovated and extended to form a beautiful open-plan bar and ballroom. Or, if you would like a slightly different setting for your wedding day, the courtyard at Logie Country House is an oasis of tranquillity, completely sheltered by the house and courtyard walls. A dream location for an intimate wedding celebration in Scotland.

Want to find out more about Logie Country House?


Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian

Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian Hotel Wedding Venue Scotland

Image courtesy of Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian

Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian is a beautiful Aberdeenshire venue offering bespoke weddings. The renaissance charm of the ballroom and the romantic atmosphere throughout the hotel make it the perfect setting for beautiful wedding days. The Terrace Suite has high ceilings, ornate chandeliers, and overlooks Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens. So, a stunning spot to celebrate with family and friends after the ceremony. With a dedicated team of professionals to make your dreams a reality, the Caledonian can provide you with everything you need on your wedding day. The seamless combination of chic decoration and Victorian-era architecture makes this stunning hotel a standout location for your wedding in Scotland.

Is Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian perfect for you?


Find your ideal wedding venue near you

If you're still searching for the perfect wedding venue then check out the Guides for Brides wedding venue finder. 

Cat Arnott

About the author

Cat Arnott

With a Masters degree in History, Cat is the best person to consult if you need wedding facts and information fast. Her passion for weddings has led to her having a broad and up to date knowledge of trends and traditions and she is here to research on your behalf to find the answer to any wedding related problem.

Search for venues near you