28 of the best wedding venues in Glasgow 2017

Home to Buchanan Street, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, the Barrowlands Ballroom and the Necropolis, to name but a few famous landmarks, Glasgow is an amazing place to have your 2017 wedding.

Whether you’re looking for Glasgow wedding venues on a budget, city centre venues or even a venue just for your wedding reception, we’ve got 28 of the best wedding venues in Glasgow in 2017 for you to choose from.

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CULCREUCH CASTLE HOTEL

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This wedding venue in Fintry, just 40 minutes from Glasgow city centre, is the perfect place for your Scottish castle wedding day.

The atmospheric Galbraith Hall is a gorgeous ceremony space, with its stone walls and wall sconces topped with flickering candles. The castle can be hired for your exclusive use, and has a selection of rooms including the unique Chinese bird room, where the hand-painted wallpaper has hung since 1723!

If you’re searching for a fairytale castle near Glasgow for your wedding, this is the perfect find.

Visit Culcreuch Castle Hotel’s website | t. 01360 860 555 | e. weddings@culcreuch.com

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GLENSKIRLIE HOUSE AND CASTLE

Can’t decide between a stately home or fairytale castle as your wedding venue? Worry not, because you’ll find both just 20 minutes from Glasgow city centre!

Decide between Glenskirlie Castle, a truly unique contemporary Scottish castle, or the Edwardian elegance of Glenskirlie House. The choice is yours.

The wedding teams at both venues will work with you to make sure you have the day of your dreams, perfectly tailored to suit your style and your budget.

You’ll be blown away by the honeymoon suites too. Spend your first night as newlyweds in complete luxury!

Visit Glenskirlie House and Castle’s website | t. 01324 840 201 | e. weddings@glenskirliehouse.com

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THE MERCHANT’S HOUSE OF GLASGOW

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Right in the heart of the city of Glasgow overlooking George Square proudly stands the Merchant’s House, a grand mansion which dates back to 19th century, steeped in the history of our city.

This venue is ideal for celebrations of all sizes; the Grand Hall, complete with show-stopping Steinway Grand Piano, can hold 130 for a sit down wedding breakfast, or perhaps you’d prefer the cosy Lord Dean’s Room, which can seat 10, for an intimate wedding day dinner.

Take advantage of the fantastic location and have your wedding photos taken among the hustle and bustle of the city.

Visit the Merchant’s House website | t. 0141 221 8272 | e. events@merchantshouse.org.uk

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29 GLASGOW

A chic city centre wedding venue, tucked away in a corner on Glasgow’s Royal Exchange Square; perfect for couples who favour a cool and contemporary vibe for their celebrations. Take advantage of the Roof Terrace for an alfresco drinks reception.

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ARTA

If you’re on the lookout for cool places to get married in Glasgow, then Arta in Merchant City should definitely be on your list.

The setting is one of a grand Spanish townhouse, with seven spaces over three levels for you to choose from, including the unique indoor courtyard.

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BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE HOTEL

Looking for a mix of modern, contemporary charm with historic influences? This Glasgow hotel is the perfect cocktail of both!

You’ll get private access to Blythswood Square Gardens for photographs, or even an outdoor drinks reception, plus the private screening room; why not show a favourite movie for your littlest guests?

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BOCLAIR HOUSE HOTEL

It’s one of Bearsden’s most impressive buildings; a Tudor Gothic Category B listed mansion which is a magnificent inside as it looks from the exterior.

Choose from delicious wedding menus to suit your budget, all prepared by the expert chefs at this luxury wedding venue in Glasgow.

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DALMENY PARK COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL AND GARDENS

Nestled in three acres of beautiful Scottish countryside, this venue is a picture perfect setting for your special day.

If the sun is shining, have your ceremony in the romantic secret garden but don’t worry if it isn’t; the hotel has the Rolls Royce, Garden or Roseberry suites to accommodate your day.

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FIFTEEN NINETY NINE

If an exclusive-use wedding venue in the city centre of Glasgow, then this hidden gem could be the venue of your dreams!

Located within the historic Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow building, this is an unusual venue with real character.

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HOTEL DU VIN AT ONE DEVONSHIRE GARDENS

In the middle of a tree-lined terrace in Glasgow’s fashionable West End, this luxury wedding venue is waiting to welcome you.

You’ll experience five-star service here, with a unique collection of private rooms with original features, like open fireplaces and ornate corniced ceilings.

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PARKLANDS HOTEL AND COUNTRY CLUB

Close enough to Glasgow city centre for your guests to get to easily, but far enough away to feel like a taste of luxury in the leafy suburbs of Newton Mearns, this gorgeous, recently refurbished hotel is an ideal venue for couples who want that luxury treatment.

Your guests can stay in one of the tastefully decorated rooms, too.

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POLLOK HOUSE

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This National Trust for Scotland property is famous for its famous art collection, including masterpieces by Blake and Murillo.

With manicured gardens, grand sweeping staircases and grounds that stretch over 1,000 acres, this truly is a fairytale wedding venue in Glasgow.

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ST ANDREWS IN THE SQUARE

This beautifully restored 18th century former church is situated near Glasgow Green; perfect for wedding photographs.

It’s regarded as one of Glasgow’s top wedding venues for catering, all provided by the adjoining Café Source serving delicious Scottish cuisine for your guests.

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THE CORINTHIAN CLUB

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A perfect wedding reception venue in Glasgow, this venue houses a brasserie, five bars, seven event spaces, a casino and a nightclub over five floors. You really will be spoilt for choice!

The wedding team cater for larger (up to 140) or small and intimate weddings equally well.

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GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL

You’ll be hard pressed to find a more unusual wedding venue location–smack bang in Glasgow’s Central Station–and you’ll be simply blown away by the grandeur of this gorgeous hotel wedding venue.

The Grand Room has been newly refurbished for 2017.

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THE NATIONAL PIPING CENTRE

Does it get more Scottish than The National Piping Centre? The home of study and history for our national instrument could be your wedding venue too!

The main auditorium is a great space for a ceremony, and your guests can toast a wee dram to your health in the Pipers’ Tryst Bar.

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TRADES HALL OF GLASGOW

Can’t find a venue big enough to hold up to 250 guests? It’s not a problem at this stunning city centre venue known as Glasgow’s best kept secret!

The opulent interiors and historical features will have you in love at first sight. The Grand Hall is the jewel in the crown with this venue, featuring baroque chandeliers and late Victorian décor.

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WEST ON THE GREEN

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The iconic Templeton Building is one of the most unique and unusual wedding venues in Glasgow, with two fantastic spaces to hire for your wedding.

You can even treat your guests to a guided brewery tour while you go off into Glasgow green for your wedding photos!

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COTTIERS

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Used as a theatre and entertainment space, this West End building has stunning exteriors and magical interiors, including an illuminated church steeple.

If you’re on the hunt for a quirky and fun Glasgow wedding venue, then you should definitely check Cottiers out.

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DESTINY HALL

In the up-and-coming southside of Glasgow is Destiny Hall, a spacious blank-canvas wedding venue just bursting with potential.

The team at this venue will work with you to help create a bespoke package that’s perfect for you, all the while making sure you stay within your budget.

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DRYGATE

If you want to let your imagination run wild, then Drygate brewery is the perfect blank canvas Glasgow venue to hire for your wedding!

The service there is bespoke and flexible, letting you choose exactly what you want to do with the space. Don’t worry about the booze though, they’ve got that covered!

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GLASGOW UNIVERSITY MEMORIAL CHAPEL

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At the heart of Glasgow University is the peaceful memorial chapel, perfect if you’re planning a religious wedding ceremony in Glasgow.

The interior really is magnificent and will wow all of your guests.

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GREENBANK GARDENS

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Located in Clarkston, this 18th century house and garden is owned by the National Trust for Scotland, and is one of Glasgow’s hidden garden gems.

Your guests can sip champagne and explore the sculptures and fountains of the walled garden.

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OLD FRUITMARKET

Part of the City Halls complex, this huge events space has a vaulted roof, cast iron columns, original signage and an amazing balcony.

The Old Fruitmarket played host to many of the Glasgow’s cultural events and celebrations; why not make your wedding their next big event?

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ORAN MOR

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A thriving arts and entertainment venue in Glasgow’s West End, Òran Mór is a unique venue bursting with character.

The Gallery located on the upper level of the auditorium is a lovely setting for smaller wedding ceremonies, right under Alasdair Gray’s ceiling mural.

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POLLOKSHIELDS BURGH HALL

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A stone’s throw away from leafy Maxwell Park in the southside of Glasgow, this versatile blank canvas venue allows you to personalise the space to make it your own.

You’ll love the pretty fairy garden secreted away at the back of the venue; ideal for drinks.

Visit Pollokshields Burgh Hall’s website

SAINT LUKE’S

A Grade B listed converted church in Glasgow’s East End, this is a cool wedding venue for couples who want to stand out from the crowd.

With a dedicated wedding planner on-hand to take you through every step of the way, each wedding is unique to the couples themselves.

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THE TALL SHIP AT RIVERSIDE

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If you’re dreaming of a waterside wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow city centre, then you can’t do much better than having your big day on a boat!

The Tall Ship can host a reception for up to 200 guests. Ahoy there!

Visit The Tall Ship at Riverside’s website 

 

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