11 of the best wedding venues in the Scottish Highlands 2017

Rolling Scottish hills, breathtaking snowy peeked hills and glistening lochs. Scotland really is one of the most beautiful places in the world to get married.

The Highlands showcase Scotland’s natural beauty like no other, with a wealth of simply beautiful wedding venues to choose from.

We’ve rounded up some of the best Highland spots to say your I Do’s…

This post contains some paid-for content.

 

CRAIGELLACHIE HOTEL

Located in the heart of Speyside, The Craigellachie offers an intimate and chic setting for your wedding, with four different areas which you can privately hire for your big day for up to 54 of your nearest and dearest.

Whisky-loving couples in particular will adore this venue, as it comes with The Quaich. Founded in 1893, it’s one of the the world’s leading whisky bars and houses over 900 single-malt whiskies from across the world “ the ideal spot for a truly Scottish drinks reception for you and your guests.

There’s also 26 rooms for your guests to stay over in, with exclusive use if you book all 26 rooms for 2 nights, meaning they can really relax and enjoy your celebrations.

Visit Craigellachie Hotel’s website | t. 01340 881204 | e. reservations@craigellachiehotel.co.uk

Read reviews for The Craigellachie

Don’t forget…you can WIN your wedding at The Craigellachie worth £7,000 by entering our competition here.

 

ACHNAGAIRN CASTLE

Achnagairn Castle is a five-star, exclusive-use venue, set seven miles from Inverness.

The magnificent vaulted ballroom lends itself perfectly to fairy tale weddings, with plenty of accommodation including 24 luxury, individually designed bedrooms and a further seven lodges located on the estate.

Visit Achnagairn Castle’s website | t. 01463 831 878 | Facebook

Read reviews for Achnagairn Castle

 

BRODIE CASTLE

Image | Iain Bain Photography

Brodie Castle is an iconic Scottish tower house set amidst beautiful parkland, with its converted stable block offering additional flexibility in your reception.

Renowned for its elegant interiors, intricate ceilings and a world-famous art collection, the castle offers a romantic location for intimate weddings.

Visit Brodie Castle’s website | t. 01309 641371 | e. brodiecastle@nts.org.uk

Read reviews for Brodie Castle

 

CASTLE AND GARDENS OF MEY

Overlooking the picturesque Orkney Isles the Castle and Gardens of Mey provides a wonderful setting for your wedding ceremonies and photographs.

Although you can’t hold your full reception here, you can have your champagne reception before heading elsewhere.

Visit Castle and Gardens of Mey website | t. 01847 851473 | e. enquiries@castleofmey.org.uk

Read reviews for Castle and Gardens of Mey

 

EILEAN DONAN CASTLE

With breathtaking views and a memorable location, Eilean Donan Castle offers plenty of choice for your wedding day.

If the weather permits, you can say ‘I do’ outside in the courtyard, looking out across the water to the mountains of Skye.

Visit Eilean Donan Castle website | t. 01599 555202 | e. info@eileandonancastle.com

Read reviews for Eilean Donan Castle

 

INNES HOUSE

Innes House is a 17th century family house, set within magnificent covered walled gardens and complete with a fountain and beautiful grounds for a marquee.

It really is the most romantic setting for your big day.

Visit Innes House website | t. 01343 842410 | e. enquiries@inneshouse.co.uk

Read reviews for Innes House

 

KINGSMILLS HOTEL

Whether you’re planning an intimate wedding or a large celebration the Kingsmills Hotel in Inverness is a perfect location.

You’ll have your choice of stunning rooms and manicured grounds and a personal wedding co-coordinator to help you plan the day of your dreams.

Visit Kingsmills Hotel’s website  | t. 01463 237 166  | e. events@kingsmillshotel.com

Read reviews for Kingsmills Hotel

 

LUNGA HOUSE

You’ll fall in love with this 16th century exclusive tower house; the sea view stretches across the islands and beyond to the mountains of Mull, set on spectacular green lawns amidst enchanting woodland.

Visit Lunga House’s website  | t.  0131 3471325 | e. events@lungahouse.co.uk

Read reviews for Lunga House

 

MACDONALD AVIEMORE RESORT

Set in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and with spectacular scenery, the Macdonald Aviemore Resort is a dreamy location for the most romantic of big days, with four hotels and 18 luxury lodges giving plenty of accommodation options too.

Visit Macdonald Aviemore Resort’s website  | t. 01479 815196 | e. SpecialEvents.aviemore@macdonald-hotels.co.uk

Read reviews for Macdonald Aviemore Resort

 

MUCKRACH COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL

Muckrach Country House Hotel is a unique venue, blending original Victorian interiors with contemporary touches, a gorgeous setting for you and your guests to enjoy your special day.

Visit Muckrach Country House Hotel’s website | t.  01479 851227 | e. events@muckrach.com

Read reviews for Muckrach Country House Hotel

 

THE TORRIDON HOTEL AND INN

Set in 58 acres of parkland, at the end of a magnificent sea loch, The Torridon has one of the most spectacular and idyllic locations in the country, perfect for a picturesque wedding day.

Visit The Torridon’s website | t.  01445 791242 | e. info@thetorridon.com

 

Looking for your dream Scottish castle wedding venue? Check out our list!