You’re looking for your dream wedding venue in Perthshire, but where to start?
Perthshire is such a beautiful location for your big day, with wedding spots in the likes of Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Callander and beyond. From iconic Perthshire castles to unique blank canvas barn venues in Perthshire, there’s a wedding venue to suit every style.
Take a look at some of our favourite Perthshire wedding venues…
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ATHOLL ARMS HOTEL
Nestled in the picturesque village of Blair Atholl in Perthshire, the baronial-style Atholl Arms Hotel will bring lots of traditional Scottish country charm to your big day.
The cosy, welcoming venue is located right at the gateway to the Cairngorms National Park so breathtaking views are pretty much guaranteed.
Even better is its proximity to Blair Castle “ it’s adjacent to it “ where you’ll have plenty of opportunity to get some atmospheric photos taken in its historic grounds.
This is the perfect place to host your wedding and escape into the stunning Scottish countryside away from the hustle and bustle of normal life!
ATHOLL PALACE HOTEL
Situated in the picturesque Perthshire town of Pitlochry, Atholl Palace is a dreamy setting for your big day.
From the moment you drive along the magnificent tree-lined avenue, the expert wedding team makes sure that this is where happily ever after begins.
Whether you invite 250 guests to the circular Atholl Suite, 80 guests in the original ballroom or 20 guests in the charming Corrie Room, the hotel is perfect for weddings of any size. There’s also plenty of accommodation for your guests. Plus, you can relax and unwind in the venue’s Lavender Spa.
Bachilton Barn is a converted barn wedding venue situated in the heart of rural Perthshire.
Set within 750 acres of gorgeous Perthshire countryside, Bachilton Barn provides the perfect blank canvas and stunning backdrop for your wedding day. Bachilton Barn is easily accessible and is located a short drive from all major Scottish cities: 1 hour from Glasgow, 1 hour from Edinburgh, and 50 minutes from Dundee.
The barn wedding venue hire includes a two night stay in the five on-site cottages which sleep up to 28 people, perfect for any family and friends visiting Perthshire for your special day.
BALLATHIE HOUSE HOTEL
Nestled on the banks of the River Tay, surrounded by 900 acres of private Perthshire countryside estate, Ballathie House Hotel is a baronial country house retreat offering exclusive use for the day of your wedding.
With its turrets and towers, it offers all the fairy-tale grandeur of a dream wedding.
With 25 bedrooms in the main house, 16 in the Riverside building and a further 12 Sportsman’s Lodges, there’s plenty of accommodation options for your guests. Ballathie can accommodate up to 90 guests for your wedding breakfast and 80 for a ceremony, with a marquee available to be set up on the stunning grounds for larger celebrations.
Located in the heart of Highland Perthshire, surrounded by lochs, rivers and hills is Blair Castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl.
Blair Castle is a stately venue that offers an inspiring range of rooms, opulent backdrops, romantic interiors and the most spectacular of gardens in which to celebrate your wedding.
Each bride and groom bring their own personal touches and the rooms can be combined in a variety of different ways to create a special and individual experience. The abundance of choice will suite every taste and style. Blair Castle offers a unique mix of Scottish tradition and timeless romance that few other wedding venues can match.
BYRE AT INCHYRA
The Byre at Inchyra is a beautifully restored barn nestled in 150 acres of private Perthshire parkland – and it’s full of rustic charm.
There’s plenty of options on how to use the space, with touches like The Stable Room “ a chapel-like separate room within the Byre, perfect for intimate ceremonies.
Don’t forget to make use of the enchanting outdoors either, including the Walled Garden and beautiful new Bridal Suite in a converted stable block.
If you fancy turning your wedding into a country adventure for all your guests, the award winning Byre at Inchyra has plenty of room and a very accommodating team to help you make it happen.
Castle Menzies is a spectacular sixteenth century Scottish castle wedding venue.
Located in Perthshire, just north of the River Tay at Weem, it’s the perfect place to get married if you want romance mingled with history.
The castle has a small garden and well area at the rear, with manicured laws surrounding the perimeter, and you won’t be short of amazing backdrops for your photographs. If the weather is on your side, you could even serve canapes and champagne on the grounds.
There’s also a large walled garden just a short stroll from the venue.
CRIEFF HYDRO HOTEL
For glamour and grandeur, Crieff Hydro exceeds all expectations. The spectacular Perthshire wedding venue gives a complimentary suite for bride and groom, function rooms for up to 400 guests, a wide choice of accommodation (including self-catering units for up to 14) and over 60 activities to choose from.
You’ll have your very own wedding coordinator from beginning to end, crowd pleasing set menus to choose from (or a talented chef to help you create your own) as well as an on-site spa for a little pre-wedding relaxation or on the day hair and make-up.
See for yourself at the venue’s wedding fair on Sunday 9th September.
Fingask Castle is a much loved family house set in one of Scotland’s great gardens, open for weddings large and small.
Set in its own private valley, Fingask is located just 20 minutes from the centre of Perth and sits in over 200 acres with beautiful gardens and lush woodland. The grounds have abundant areas for your photos.
Have your wedding ceremony in a quiet corner of the woodland, or in Ossian’s Garden. The pavilion is there for back-up, if the heavens should open!
Your guests can make use of the quaint cottages on the estate too.
KNOCK CASTLE HOTEL + SPA
Set in idyllic Perthshire against the stunning backdrop of the Strathearn Valley, Knock Castle Hotel is an ideal spot to unwind and soak up the ambience of this luxury hideaway; a magnificent setting for a dreamy Scottish wedding.
There are several ideal spots for your photographs too. Inside, there is a spectacular staircase set against a beautiful stained glass window and a beautiful baby grand piano sits at the bottom the stairs. The immaculate, extensive grounds and pretty summer house are also perfect for outdoor shots.
No two weddings are the same and packages can be tailored specifically to your own unique style.
Perthshire is one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland, and Murthly Castle is one of the most beautiful areas of Perthshire.
Nestled at the foot of the Highlands near Dunkeld, Murthly is a private home available for exclusive hire only, and combines an extensive designed landscape with historic buildings.
The truly stunning Chapel of St. Anthony the Eremite stands a short walk from the castle and 17th century walled garden – all in all, the perfect setting for any wedding.”
The Salutation Hotel is the perfect venue for a traditional Scottish wedding.
Right in the heart of the ˜Fair City of Perth’ the hotel is an ideal location for friends and family to join in the happy couples celebration with excellent transport links to all Scotland’s major cities and airports.
Reputed to be one of the oldest hotels in Scotland and steeped in history the hotel has been welcoming guests through its doors since 1699.
With just a short hop across the River Tay we’re also ideally located for some lovely photo opportunities at the Rodney Garden
THE BLACK WATCH CASTLE AND MUSEUM
The historic Balhousie Castle is the perfect location for your wedding day. Situated in the picturesque city of Perth with views overlooking the North Inch Parkland this beautiful location will provide an idyllic background for your wedding photographs.
The Castle’s history dates back to the 12th Century and is now the ancestral home of Scotland’s oldest Highland Regiment, The Black Watch.
This distinguished venue offers a selection of beautiful and unique spaces which are ideal for an intimate candlelit gathering or grand wedding breakfast for up to 100 guests. At Balhousie Castle all weddings are bespoke; created with you for you.
From a small and intimate wedding reception held in the Dining Hall, to a large event for up to 120 guests in a marquee or yurt, there’s plenty of big day options here.
Comrie Croft offers a unique relaxed DIY wedding venue with its farmstead accommodation for 74, a rustic barn and courtyard giving plenty of space for your guests.
Visit Comrie Croft’s website
Opened last year, this blank canvas space is perfect if you want festoon lit dining, moonlight dancing and unrivalled views of North Fife.
Ideally located in the heart of picturesque Perthshire, Scone Palace has a special place in Scottish history, perfect for a Scottish wedding.
Visit Scone Palace’s website
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There are four main spots to hold the ceremony, each with their own charm, including outdoor ceremonies and the beautiful summerhouse beside the orchard.
Visit Errol Park’s website
Nestled at the foot of the spectacular Perthshire mountains, Monachyle Mhor is an idyllic setting for your intimate Scottish wedding celebrations! The surroundings are breathtaking.
Visit Monachyle Mhor’s website
A unique Scottish castle venue nestling in the stunning vale of Strathearn with five reception rooms as well as a top-of-the-range luxury marquee to choose from.
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Exchange your vows in this magical Perthshire forest “ once a pleasure ground for the 18th-century Dukes of Atholl.
Visit The Hermitage’s website