Motherwell, Hamilton, Lanark, East Kilbride, Bothwell: South and North Lanarkshire has a whole host of great little towns and villages, and there’s plenty of wedding venues to choose from!
Take a look at the best ones this year. Is your wedding venue on the list?
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Chatelherault Country Park & Hunting Lodge
An elegant and historic building, this fairytale wedding venue near Hamilton sits on a hilltop, overlooking ancient woodland with views of the Clyde Valley.
Have your fairytale ceremony in the Banqueting Room; filled with character – ornate plasterwork, high ceilings and Venetian windows – there really isn’t a more romantic setting.
This venue is perfect for small weddings. The on-site catering team can accommodate 50 guests using locally sourced ingredients for an unforgettable first meal as a married couple.
There are lots of photo opportunities at this South Lanarkshire venue – take a tour and see for yourself.
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Located just outside of Biggar and nestled amongst hills and lakes, hidden gem Hartree Estates offers stunning views and a wee taste of VIP luxury.
Its blank canvas tipis situated in the picturesque grounds are fully kitted out, with options for roaring fires, fairy lights and cosy sofas for dressing the space.
It’s also pretty much slap-bang in the middle of Glasgow and Edinburgh, so it’s super easy for all your guests to get to, and there’s even onsite luxe accommodation available.
Lanark Memorial Hall
After a recent refurbishment to the tune of £6 million, this Grade B listed building could be your perfect wedding venue.
The Bonnington Auditorium can seat up to 100 guests for your wedding breakfast and the Jerviswood Hall is ideal for your ceremony, seating up to 60 people.
The events team at the Hall are happy to help you in every way, from decor to dining and sourcing local suppliers.
Low Parks Museum
Unique and unusual, this Hamilton wedding venue is a museum which was once part of the Duke of Hamilton’s estate. In the 18th century, the Assembly Room, the main wedding space in the museum, was a popular meeting place for Hamilton’s high society and it still has the original plasterwork intact.
If you want an outdoor space for wedding photos then the private courtyard gardens are perfect. Have an al-fresco champagne drinks reception and allow your guests to explore this interesting venue.
Weddings are available here between mid-January and mid-November.
New Lanark Mill Hotel
Now a 4-star venue, this hotel is an unforgettably unique setting within the heart of New Lanark World Heritage Site. Its history and beauty can be enjoyed by you and your guests on your wedding day.
There’s a variety of function suits for your wedding day as well as a Rooftop Garden where you can tie the knot on your big day.
With fantastic wedding packages and dedicated wedding co-ordinator on hand, New Lanark Mill Hotel will do their best to make your wedding day the most memorable day of your life.
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.
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.
The Radstone Hotel
Tucked away in rural Lanarkshire, set in its own extensive grounds with striking scenery and landscaped gardens, The Radstone Hotel provides a unique wedding venue with panoramic views over the Clyde Valley.
Be amazed by the dedicated wedding garden, perfectly placed for the most beautiful outdoor ceremonies, and opulent foyer which is sure to give your wedding the wow factor.
The Radstone offers a variety of exceptional function suites whether hosting an intimate celebration with close family and friends or a more elaborate, grand event for upto 400 people.
Ideally located, The Radstone is just a short commute from Glasgow City Centre and easily accessible from Edinburgh and the surrounding areas.
Rutherglen Town Hall
If a wedding venue near Glasgow is what you’re after then this Town Hall is a great option. You’ll be assigned a fantastic wedding co-ordinator upon booking, who’ll be with you right up until you say We Do!
Not only that, but you’ll also get a master of ceremonies on the day to help everything run smoothly, and fully trained staff who’ll make sure your guests are well catered for.
The venue offers excellent wedding packages, with varied menus and drinks options, plus essentials like linen and a cake stand all included.
If you’re looking for the perfect venue for a laid-back but impeccably stylish wedding, your hunt can stop now – the newly renovated Strathaven Hotel is exactly what you’ve been searching for.
The family-run hotel and wedding venue has recently unveiled a brand new look following a £1m makeover, so believe us when we say that its style credentials are seriously impressive.
Located on the edge of the historic market town of Strathaven, this family-run hotel offers a peaceful and picturesque setting in South Lanarkshire while only being a short drive from Glasgow.
A boutique hotel located in the heart of East Kilbride, The Torrance Hotel is the perfect blend of traditional luxury with a fresh modern twist.
The hotel boasts unique function suites with built in LED dance floor and a truly jaw dropping honeymoon suite with its own private spa. Rest assured that your wedding is in safe hands with a dedicated wedding co-ordinator who’ll help you as much as you need it on the run up, and on, the day.
The Torrance Hotel promises to make your day magical.
The Town House, Hamilton
A South Lanarkshire wedding venue with real charm and distinction, this venue boasts Edwardian Baroque-style architecture, a stunning place to host your special day.
You’ll get access to Cadzow Glen, a great outdoor spot for gorgeous photographs surrounded by lush greenery and woodland.
Choose from a variety of rooms for your ceremony whether you have six guests or 60, making it perfect for a small wedding or a huge party!
The reception space can host up to 120 people for a sit-down meal and a further 30 for your evening reception, with food and drinks options to suit all tastes and budget.
Bothwell Bridge Hotel
A family-run hotel for the past 25 years, you can rest assured that your wedding is in safe hands at this ever-popular hotel in the historic village of Bothwell, South Lanarkshire.
The Castle Rooms
Located in Uddingston, with great transport and rail links, this venue can cater for intimate or larger weddings with equal care and attention. Nearby Viewpark Gardens and Bothwell Castle are great wedding photo locations.
Visit The Castle Rooms website
A stunning Scottish castle wedding venue, located in the countryside in Biggar. You’ll have to see the unbelievable three-floor turreted honeymoon suite to believe it (it has a champagne room!).
Dalziel Park Hotel
Set in 250 acres of lush woodland near Motherwell, this hotel has two beautiful function suites to choose from, plus 18 bedrooms on-site for guests who want to stay a while longer.
Eden Leisure Village
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Just 14 miles from Glasgow, this secluded, unique wedding location allows couples to put their own personal stamp on their wedding day. Your more adventurous guests could even stay in the on-site glamping tents or Hobbit Huts!
Macdonald Crutherland House
Near Glasgow, this beautiful manor house dates back to the 18th century, and is surrounded by impeccably kept gardens; a perfect haven for a stroll with your photographer after the ceremony.
The Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort (DoubleTree by Hilton)
Spend the weekend at this beautiful resort in Cumbernauld, near Glasgow, and treat your wedding party to spa treatments, a round of golf, and stunning food and drink; the makings of an unforgettable celebration.
If you’re looking for a tailor-made day with a wedding team on-hand to help you make your vision a reality, then this hotel, set in Strathclyde Country Park, could be the perfect place for your day.
Visit Alona Hotel’s website
A beautiful site for your Scottish marquee or tipi outdoor wedding, this venue in Biggar will soon be offering a converted barn for dinner and dancing in summer 2019.
Visit Cormiston Farm’s website
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This 17th century castle, located in Blantyre, has been transformed into one of Lanarkshire’s most prestigious and luxurious wedding venues. Choose from a selection of function spaces to suit your numbers.
Choose from a range of wedding packages to suit your style, numbers and budget at this hotel in Chryston. The wedding team will be happy to recommend local wedding suppliers, too.
Visit Crowwood Hotel’s website
Hamilton Park Racecourse
Capture the fun and celebration of a day at the races by having your wedding at this Lanarkshire wedding venue. On-site chefs will work with you to create a delicious menu that’ll be sure to wow all of your guests.
The Tudor Hotel
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Great for couples on a limited budget, this Airdrie hotel can accommodate up to 150 people in the beautifully appointed Tudor Suite, with rooms in the hotel for guests to stay over.