Glasgow is one of the most popular cities in Scotland to get married in, and we can see why?
From plush hotel wedding venues in Glasgow to quirky, unusual spaces you can get married in, take a look at some of the best places you can say We Do in Glasgow 2018.
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Housed within a 19th century building, 29 Glasgow combines old world sophistication with chic décor and modern day attention to detail, situated in Glasgow’s iconic Royal Exchange Square.
The city centre venue creates a fantastic wedding day experience for you and your guests; a typical wedding day at 29 includes use of four of the beautiful areas within this versatile venue.
Your guests will feel like they are moving between different venues on the day as each of the areas are unique, and each offers something special!
Principal Blythswood Square Hotel
The only five-star hotel in the centre of Glasgow, Blythswood Square Hotel is a unique venue offering contemporary, stylish charm and historic influences that’ll give your wedding a seriously luxury vibe.
Get married here and as well the hotel’s stylish indoor reception spaces, you’ll also enjoy private access to Blythswood Square Gardens for photographs, or even an outdoor drinks reception.
After your wedding celebrations, start married life off right with a night (or even a minimoon!) in the exclusive new penthouse suite…the first choice of many celebrities visiting Glasgow.
The Spa at Blythswood Square is also the perfect place to celebrate with your bridal party or take some time out for a spot of pre-wedding pampering before your big day.
Citation‘s situated right in the heart of Glasgow’s charming Merchant City, giving it a stunning backdrop, a convenient location and plenty of atmosphere and buzz to keep your wedding lively!
The former Sheriff Court building dates all the way back to 1844, its rich history lending plenty of character and personality to the unique venue.
The eye-catching columns of the exterior offer lots of scope for romantic wedding photos, especially in the evenings when they’re illuminated with picturesque fairylights.
You can even host your drinks reception in the Portico, the external area that’s nestled amongst the towering columns!
Nestled in three acres of beautiful Scottish countryside in Barrhead, 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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Ingliston Country Club & Hotel
Award-winning Ingliston Country Club & Hotel is just a 20 minutes’ drive from the centre of Glasgow and is the ideal place for a one-of-a-kind, dream wedding. There’s an indoor marquee which caters for up to 500 guests, as well as two stunning suites, the art deco style Salerno and the classic Connemara, so you’ll find a space to suit, whatever the size of your guest list. The venue also offers a highly personalised wedding planner service and lots of added extras, like a horse-drawn white carriage, plus luxury lodges and a hotel on site to accommodate your guests.
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Undoubtedly one of Scotland’s premier luxury hotels, Mar Hall near Glasgow has breathtaking views of the Kilpatrick Hills and 240 acres of ancient woodland estate.
You can get married in a variety of different spaces, like the stunning and contemporary Garden Pavillion, the intimate Kilpatrick Suite, the romantic Burgundy Suite or the elegant fully refurbished Morton Hall Ballroom – there’s even an option for exclusive use.
It also boasts 53 luxury suites, the Decleor Spa (ideal for a spot of post-wedding relaxation) and the Earl of Mar Golf course designed by Dave Thomas.
Principal Grand Central Hotel
Fancy getting married in a hotel that’s welcomed the likes of Frank Sinatra, JFK, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Cary Grant among others? You’ll love Grand Central Hotel with its grandiose Victorian vibes.
A £250k refurbishment of the Grand Room has brought 21st-century touches to the rich heritage and detailing of the original room. It can host up to 400 guests, making it one of the grandest weddings spaces in Glasgow city centre.
You’ll have the know-how of your go-to wedding team, who’ll be at your side to coordinate and offer all the advice you need, to help you make the most of this landmark hotel for your big day.
Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens
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A stunning iconic Glasgow hotel set in a tree-lined Victorian terrace in the fashionable West End. This luxury boutique hotel has a reputation for five-star service and style, both of which you can expect if you choose to get married here.
There are 49 beautiful rooms and suites in the venue for your guests to enjoy, as well as a honeymoon suite that’s been frequented by stars of sport and screen.
A unique selection of rooms can host weddings for between two and 80 guests. Why not hire out Townhouse No.5 for the day?
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.
The National Piping Centre
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A hidden gem in Glasgow’s city centre, The National Piping Centre is a beautiful, historic and quintessentially Scottish wedding venue.
Able to host up to 120 guests for your wedding breakfast and a further 30 guests for your evening reception, you and your guests will be treated to a red carpet welcome complete with champers in the centre’s Museum of Piping for your drinks reception.
The National Piping Centre also has one other guarantee for its wedding couples – a world class piper! That’s right, one of the country’s best pipers will play at your wedding – how cool is that?
Located in the Clyde valley the hotel sits in 12 acres of grounds and has panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, a perfect location for your wedding celebration.
Enjoy exclusive use of the Bruce Suite for your pre-wedding bridal preparations for hair, make-up or those final gown adjustments.
Marry at the Radstone Hotel, an alternative venue for your marriage ceremony within the stunning Sapphire or Diamond Suite.
Choose from one of their great wedding packages and make your wedding planning as easy as possible, with help from the wedding team in-house at the hotel.
The Engine Works
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A venue unlike any other, a vast, open space in the heart of Glasgow.
Post industrial warehouse meets luxury venue where the only limit to its use, is your imagination.
Private Gardens, a variety of spaces to hold your ceremony and dinner, and two private bars, The Engine Works is a setting that will create a wedding to remember.
1599 at the Royal College
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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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.
Visit Arta’s website
Boclair House Hotel
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A beautifully unique boutique hotel with stunning, luxury suites and a grand ballroom, this venue in Glasgow’s west end is perfect if you want a sophisticated, chic wedding.
The Corinthian Club
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You’ll love the unique charm of The Corinthian Club, a Grade A listed building right in the heart of Glasgow’s bustling city centre. Ideal for glamorous weddings.
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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.
Ingliston Country Club and Hotel
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If you’re determined to have a big day that’ll rival even theirs in wow factor, then Ingliston Country Club with its romantic location in the Kilpatrick Hills just 20 minutes from Glasgow City Centre is the venue for you.
Mar Hall Golf and Spa Resort
Set within 240 acres of lush woodland, this five-star hotel is favoured by the A-List. Your wedding will be a real celeb affair if you choose this beautiful Edwardian mansion as your wedding venue.
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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?
Visit the Old Fruitmarket’s website
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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.
Visit Saint Luke’s website
St. Andrews in the Square
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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.
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.
West on the Green
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!
The Arches on Glasgow’s Argyle Street is one of the most iconic spots in the city, and now you can have your wedding there!
Brand new for 2018, this venue will become a quick favourite for cool city centre couples.
Visit The Arches website
Barras Art and Design
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Nestled in the heart of Glasgow’s iconic Barras, this cool venue is a blank canvas just waiting for you to personalise! Check out the amazing food from A’Challtainn too.
Visit BAAD Glasgow’s website
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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.
Visit Cottiers website
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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!
The Glasgow Art Club
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The Glasgow Art Club take a limited number of bookings per year, and the team are on-hand to help make your day as unique as you are.
Milking byres and the original stable are incorporated to make large rooms with gorgeous beams and high ceilings. A blank canvas dream, just outside Glasgow.
Visit Harelaw Farm’s website
House for an Art Lover
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Created in the style of one of Scotland’s most beloved artists, The Mackintosh Suite is a spectacular set rooms offering a truly unique backdrop.
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A thriving arts and entertainment venue in Glasgow’s West End, Oran Mor 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.
Visit Oran Mor’s website
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The Grand Ballroom in this city centre wedding venue is one of the most spectacular in Glasgow, and you’ll love the cosy Snug bar for a wee dram at the end of the night.
Visit Sloans website
This venue can host dinners for up to 600 people, with the advantage of working with any caterers – giving you more flexibility to design and create a more individual event.