10 magical venues for a Hogmanay wedding in Scotland

Planning a Hogmanay wedding in Scotland? We’ve got 10 stunning venues that fit the bill.

Hogmanay wedding in Scotland

Here in Scotland, we’re so famous for our legendary New Year’s parties that we’ve even got our own special word for 31st December; Hogmanay.

So if you’re planning a Hogmanay wedding in Scotland, we’ve got 10 of the most gorgeous, magical wedding venues across the country, perfect for the occasion.

Don’t forget, you can find the best wedding venues in Scotland, from Glasgow to Edinburgh, Aberdeen to the Highlands, in our online Scottish wedding venues directory!


Set in beautifully serene Royal Deeside, Ballogie House is an idyllic setting for a Hogmanay wedding.

Extend a proper Highland welcome to your wedding guests in the three reception rooms, complete with open fires. Imagine tying the knot against the backdrop of evergreen forests or even snow-covered hills.

We love¦  you can hire out the entire house, which accommodates up to 14 people, on an exclusive-use basis.

This allows you to host an intimate New Year’s Eve wedding with room for your nearest and dearest to stay. over.

Visit the Ballogie House website.

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Built in the 1840’s in the heart of the breathtaking Cairngorm National Park, Glentruim Castle and Cottages “ which has plenty of accommodation for your guests – has everything you could wish for in a Hogmanay wedding.

Say I Do in the estate’s own lodge in the Walled Garden or one of the local picturesque churches before holding your reception in the elegant orangery or a marquee on the lawn.

We love¦ that there’s even a sauna and cinema room, just what you fancy for a laid back New Year’s Day after the main event.

Visit the Glentrium Castle and Cottages website.

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What’s the hottest ticket for New Year’s Eve in the UK? Edinburgh of course! And we reckon if you fancy getting in on Auld Reekie’s big shindig a wedding at Marlin’s Wynd would be pretty magical.

If you’re looking for a truly atmospheric venue with a real sense of history Marlin’s Wynd could be your perfect match. Set in the heart of the city’s historic Old Town the splendid vaulted cellars are simply enchanting.

We love¦ candle’s flickering off the venue’s exposed stone and jam packed into every nook and cranny.

Visit the Marlin’s Wynd website.

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What better way to ring in the new year and celebrate your wedding than in a brewery! Based on Glasgow Green in the former Templeton Carpet Factory, WEST is a truly unique and quirky wedding venue.

The stunning WEST Courtyard is an exclusive-use venue that epitomises industrial chic. The 15-foot high glass wall that acts a viewing gallery into the brewery below is the piece de resistance.

We love¦ that the courtyard has its very own bridal Green Room. Take a breather from your Hogmanay celebrations and chill for a bit.

Visit the WEST on the Green’s website.

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Opened in 2016, this five-star hotel offers luxury befitting New Year’s Eve.

The stunning grand ballroom is the perfect place to say your vows or host your wedding breakfast with its array of colour-changing lights letting you set just the right atmosphere. Glittering chandeliers, dark wood and mirrored pillars all add to the sense of opulence.

We love¦  the amazing Honeymoon Suite bedroom with one-of-a-kind bathroom. (Pictured above.) You’ve got to see it to believe it!

Visit the Boclair House Hotel website.

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A country house party is a pretty luxurious way to ring in the New Year, especially if you happen to be getting married too, and the Paladian mansion of Springkell in Dumfriesshire is the perfect setting for the ultimate Hogmanay bash.

Wow your guests in the recently refurbished stately home which sits in 100 acres of its own grounds.  We reckon the Italian stone staircase would be a fab viewing point for a fireworks display!

We love¦ that there’s space for 36 of your guests to stay over on the estate. In addition to the stunning Honeymoon Suite there are 13 more bedrooms in the house and two cottages in the grounds.

Visit the Springkell website.

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Situated in leafy Newton Mearns, the uber-chic boutique Parklands Hotel & Country Club would be a warm and inviting for any stylish couple’s Hogmanay wedding day.

You can host your big day in the gorgeous new look Sandringham Suite or the fantastic brand new Windsor Suite. Elegant furnishings and coloured lighting help create a relaxed atmosphere oozing class.

We love¦  the 30 gorgeous bedrooms and suites mean there will be plenty of space to accommodate your guests in comfort and style.

Visit the Parklands Hotel & Country Club website.

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Looking over St Andrews’ iconic West Sands you’ll find Hotel du Vin, a tranquil setting for your New Year’s Eve wedding.

The lovingly refurbished interior provides a warm welcome, the perfect tonic to any New Year’s chill. There’s the option to take the hotel on an exclusive-use basis too. Host a drinks reception in the stylish Macallan Boardroom or set up a champagne lounge in the bar before heading to the ballroom for a delicious wedding breakfast.

We love¦  the super-comfy 40 bedrooms with their huge beds, roll top baths and monsoon showers. Perfect for all your guests.

Visit the Hotel du Vin St Andrews website.

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If you’re looking for an iconic Dundee venue in the heart of the city it doesn’t get more sumptuous than this. Luxurious furnishings, dark wood panelling, velvets and a sweeping staircase means this is one atmospheric venue, just the sort of place we’d love to ring in the bells with a glass of champagne.

Views over Dundee’s Waterfront development and RRS Discovery are ideal for your wedding photographs.

We love¦ the cosy wintery vibe that feels like a hug as soon as you step in. A warming colour palette suits a Hogmanay date down to a tee.

Visit the Malmaison Dundee website.

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With not one but two stunning venues sharing Glenskirlie’s picture perfect setting there’s double the Hogmanay fun to be had.

Choose either the contemporary Glenskirlie Castle or the Edwardian grandeur of Glenskirlie House for a super-stylish day. Renowned for its mouth-watering food, the chefs at this gorgeous venue will create a first class wedding breakfast.

We love¦ the beautiful and unique honeymoon suites complete with four-poster beds, separate powder rooms and lavish en-suites with whirlpool baths, double showers and His and Hers sinks.

Visit the Glenskirlie House and Castle website.

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