Often hailed as Scotland’s sunniest city, Dundee has a lot to offer couples on the search for their perfect wedding venue.
The new V&A museum is set to open this autumn and promises to be the jewel of the city’s waterfront development, boosting this thriving cultural hub. Whether you’re looking for a sleek and modern venue, a rural retreat on the outskirts of the city or something with plenty of period character, Dundee has it all.
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!
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APEX CITY QUAY HOTEL AND SPA
Nestled on Dundee’s historic Victoria Dock, Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa enjoys enviable views over the water.
With its team of experienced event executives this contemporary venue can tailor a wedding unique to you, whether you’re hosting an intimate meal for up to 14 in the private dining room or a fabulous evening reception for up to 270 of your nearest and dearest in the City Quay Suite.
There’s a choice of eight suites, giving you plenty of scope to create the wedding of your dreams. Choose from the hotel’s three unique packages, ensuring your special day includes everyone you could wish for.
What’s more, you’ll love the on-site Yu Spa, the perfect place to unwind the day before your big day.
Fingask Castle’s eye-catching topiary, great facilities, and stunning gardens are a draw for many couples. At Fingask the party starts before the guests talk to each other, as the clipped trees give an Alice in Wonderland background to the whole affair.
The romantic castle is set in its own wooded valley and despite its grand features it is a family home, with the family spaniel, and family pictures dotted around the castle.
Owner and manager Andrew Threipland says, “We are lucky in having spectacular views, a great garden, some of the prettiest rooms in Scotland and a modern flexible pavilion that allows us to host some of the most demanding weddings in the land. We like having weddings here, so we keep our prices as reasonable as possible.”
FORBES OF KINGENNIE
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Set in the heart of Angus, just outside Dundee, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort boasts views of rolling countryside and its very own fishing lochans – the perfect view to look out on from the comfort of the cosy wedding suites.
Say your vows against the spectacular floor to ceiling windows in the beautiful Buddon Burn ceremony building before moving to the Inglesmaldie Suite for your reception. Both suites overlook the beautiful landscaped grounds which are particularly charming in the winter creating a frosted backdrop to your wedding day.
What’s more, there’s plenty of room for your nearest and dearest to stay over in the resort’s welcoming lodges, just a stone’s throw away from the main building. Perfect for when the winter nights draw in.
Set in Dundee’s affluent West End, Taypark House is the perfect venue for couples wanting to host an elegant stately home celebration. The Category B former Scots Baronial mansion house is set within beautiful mature gardens and enjoys panoramic views across the Botanical Gardens towards the Tay and Fife.
The venue has been lovingly restored and you’ll be able to put your own personal stamp on your big day, making sure your wedding is the party of a lifetime. You’ll receive your own dedicated wedding co-ordinator who’ll help you bring your dreams to life.
What’s more, there are 14 individually designed bedrooms so there’s plenty of rooms for your nearest and dearest to stay over. Plus we love that there’s a fully-stocked gin bar in the hotel’s dining room and a gin and fizz garden bar in the grounds. What more could you need for an al fresco drinks reception?!
GLEN CLOVA HOTEL
Set at the foot of beautiful Glen Doll in the Angus Glens this small family-run hotel boasts warm hospitality and locally produced food – making it an ideal setting for your big day.
HM FRIGATE UNICORN
Docked at the City Quay, your guests will love this unusual venue.
Have your wedding meal in the Captain’s Cabin, welcome drinks on the Gun Deck or a reception on the Top Deck – it’s up to you!
Expect sumptuous decor, stylish service and river views at Malmaison Dundee.
Set in the heart of the city you’ll love the chic urban vibe of this stunning boutique hotel.
THE UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
Dundee University Chapel was opened in 1974 and comfortably seats 120 guests.
There is plenty of scope for pictures in the surrounding grounds and the University Botanic Gardens is only a short drive away.
VERDANT WORKS, DUNDEE
Couple’s looking for a wedding venue in the heart of Dundee that’s brimming with character should definitely check out this former jute mill.
Visit Verdant Works’ website
This mansion house features a selection of traditional and contemporary rooms and the venues grounds are an ideal setting for your photos.
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