Aberdeen is such a beautiful location for a Scottish wedding, with stunning views and traditional settings.
From plush hotel wedding venues in Aberdeen to grand countryside spots you can get married in, take a look at some of the best wedding venues in Aberdeen for 2018.
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LOGIE COUNTRY HOUSE
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Set in 130 acres of sprawling grounds in Pitcaple, this gorgeous Aberdeenshire wedding venue can be all yours for three full days and nights.
The new purpose built soundproof, air conditioned ballroom incorporates the old stable blocks and forms a beautiful space with ballroom, dance floor and bar all open plan.
Set in ancient woodland, the quirky location is the ideal place to dance the night away. For more intimate weddings, the dinning room and drawing rooms in the main house are the perfect location.
For a more tranquil setting, the outside courtyard lends itself to a dreamy, intimate ceremony.
MACLEOD HOUSE & LODGES
Set amidst mature woodland in the heart of the magnificent Trump Estate just outside of Aberdeen, this opulent five-star hotel is the ultimate venue for your intimate, private wedding.
With secret stairways, traditional log fires, whisky bar and spectacular grounds, MacLeod House & Lodge is a fully licensed Scottish wedding venue able to hold both wedding ceremonies and exquisite celebrations and receptions. For the larger wedding, the team can install a dedicated marquee, pitched on the manicured lawns of MacLeod House.
Available for partial or exclusive use throughout the year, the venue also has sixteen bedrooms boasting many charming characteristics and period features unique to each guest room, perfect for your loved ones to stay and celebrate.
ARDOE HOUSE HOTEL AND SPA
A 19th century baronial mansion set in 30 acres of spectacular grounds, Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa offers traditional Scottish hospitality with a hint of 21st century attitude.
Incorporating design features inspired by Balmoral Castle, with distinctive pointed turrets, inside, you will discover original wood carvings, mosaic flooring and stained glass, with unique touches of modern Scottish design to provide some intriguing surprises.
A wedding venue in the Aberdeenshire countryside, Cluny Castle is nestled in over 200 acres of wooded parkland and is a much loved family home, offering you the chance celebrate your special day exclusively.
The castle is also so secluded that you could have an end-of-night fireworks display with no need to worry about upsetting the neighbours!
This Speyside hotel believes that putting your own personal touches on your wedding day is essential to making it truly yours.
Four areas of this chic hotel can be used for your wedding, from the light and airy blue room to the Quaich Bar, which is a warm and cosy spot for your drinks reception.
Five miles south of Aberdeen, this gorgeous country residence can be hired exclusively for your big day.
Cosy and intimate, Elsick has room for up to 20 people to stay over, so you can make a weekend of it. The sprawling gardens are picturesque and romantic, with a marquee in the summer for larger celebrations or opt for an intimate wedding of 50 guests over the winter months.
JURY’S INN ABERDEEN AIRPORT
The wedding team at Jurys Inn Aberdeen Airport are dedicated to helping you customise your big day, from suggesting suppliers to co-ordinating the day.
Avoid hidden costs by opting for an all-inclusive wedding package which include food and drink, room hire, entertainment and wedding night accommodation. Plus, the great location will make it easier for guests to get to.
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With its 16th century house and beautifully renovated Victorian Barn, Aswanley is a unique Aberdeenshire wedding venue with flexibility to create your dream day.
Hire the venue on an exclusive-use basis and choose where to have your ceremony, from the barn overlooking the River Deveron valley to nuptials al fresco in the gardens.
Ballogie House is an idyllic exclusive-use wedding venue located in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire.
This beautiful house is set in a peaceful location amongst magnificent gardens and open parkland with uninterrupted views across the estate. The orangery will cater for up to 60 guests or the pretty glass sided marquee is perfect for up to 150 of your loved ones.
THE BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL
The Banff Springs Hotel enjoys a coastal location in Aberdeenshire with unrivalled views across the Moray Firth.
It’s just as lovely on the inside, boasting beautiful function and honeymoon suites. Ideal for budgets large and small; the hotel has curated a number of food and drinks packages to suit different spends.
A luxury mansion wedding venue in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Cortes House can take up to 55 for a meal in the dining rooms and sleeps up to 30.
Going to need more space? The grounds are the ideal size for a marquee, meaning you can dance the night away with 120 of your nearest and dearest.
GLEN TANAR BALLROOM
There are plenty of on-site amenities on the 25,000-acre Glen Tanar Estate as well as the beautiful ballroom.
Quintessentially Scottish, you’ll love the 700 stag antler showstopper on the ballroom ceiling, harking back to days as a hunting lodge. The antique floor and vaulted ceilings are expertly shaped for maximising acoustics; it’s definitely been made with parties in mind!
HOUSE OF SCHIVAS
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House of Schivas, located just outside of Methlick near Ythankbank, Ellon is a unique venue, offering couples various options for your dream wedding day.
There’s also the picturesque boating lake and walled garden which lend themselves as the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs or perhaps for your engagement shoot. There’s also accommodation options available at Newton House and South Lodge.