23 of the best wedding venues in Aberdeen 2016


We’ve handpicked 23 of the best wedding venues in Aberdeen and the surrounding area whether you’re looking for an intimate setting or a place to party; we’ve got you covered.

Don’t forget, you can find all of the best wedding venues in Scotland in our directory too!

best wedding venues aberdeen

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Best wedding venues Aberdeen

One of the stunning bedrooms at The Chester in Aberdeen

The Chester Hotel

Choose if you love¦contemporary luxury

The ultimate in luxury, the five-star Chester Hotel is newly refurbished and located on Aberdeen’s Queen’s Road. The wedding suite holds up to 300 guests “ perfect if you’re looking for a big wedding venue in Aberdeen “ and with the designated wedding team on-hand for your every desire, from personalised cocktails to be served to your guests upon arrival to creating dishes inspired by your favourite exotic travel destination, your wish is their command.

Marcliffe Hotel AberdeenThe Marcliffe Hotel and Spa

Choose if you love¦modern yet traditional

This relaxed and ultra-elegant five-star Scottish country hotel is set in its own picturesque grounds on the outskirts of the city. Choose from one of the striking individually-decorated suites with a bespoke all-inclusive package for your perfect wedding day, complete with kilted Scottish piper for ultimate Scottish tradition!

Logie Country House

Choose if you love¦extra time with friends and family

A magnificent Scottish castle dating back to 1492, set in one hundred and thirty acres of beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside, Logie Country House gives the picturesque wow-factor. You and your guests have exclusive-use of the castle meaning you can entertain your closest friends and family the night before your wedding in the Dining Room, enjoy a dip in the pool or hot tub to relax before the big day and host a pre-wedding breakfast or post-wedding brunch. Sounds like perfection to us!

rox hotelThe Rox Hotel

Choose if you love¦extravagant grandeur

Oh-so glamorous, and combining the perfect mix of contemporary and classical décor, this city centre wedding venue in Aberdeen can cater for small and intimate to larger weddings of up to 180 guests. This hotel is a wedding photographers dream “ the details, like a stunning glass staircase, make for an excellent backdrop.

Cluny Castle

Cluny Castle

Choose if you love¦a stunning wedding chapel

Set in the most tranquil of locations, this hidden from view gem is utterly dazzling. Beautiful stained glass windows decorate the castle’s very own chapel, with sweeping lawns providing the perfect setting for your reception marquee, finishing your big day with spectacular fireworks.

Palm Court Hotel AberdeenPalm Court Hotel

Choose if you love¦stylish affordability

Nestled in the West End of Aberdeen, the Palm Court Hotel is a stylish location, offering a full day wedding for 100 guests with 50 additional guests at night, all for a purse-friendly price. There are four rooms to choose from with a range of fantastic menus and packages, creating your idyllic wedding day.

"VFMLID=32524366"Holiday Inn, Aberdeen West

Choose if you love¦great all-inclusive packages

Looking for a wonderful wedding day all packaged up for you? The Holiday Inn, Aberdeen West is a four-star hotel and covers everything, from a red carpet arrival to complimentary bridal suite. The venue can cater for up to 220 guests in The Balmoral Suite with other function rooms.

The Barn at Barra CastleThe Barn at Barra Castle

Choose if you love¦blank canvas venues

Situated in the grounds of the Grade A listed Barra Castle, the stunning blank canvas barn wedding venue in Aberdeen will be the ultimate setting for a romantic country wedding with it’s unrivalled, unspoilt views of Aberdeenshire and Strathdon. The unique and unusual venue in Aberdeen will be contemporary yet retain some of the period features.

Thainstone HouseThainstone House

Choose if you love¦a countryside escape

Built in the 18th century and set in acres of woodland and grounds, this grand landmark is a perfect for those looking places to get married in Aberdeen. Whether you choose the Grand Ballroom or a magnificent marquee as the location of your big day, your wedding co-ordinator will work with you to create your dream wedding with the opportunity to tailor make your own package.

Durn House AberdeenDurn House

Choose if you love¦ an intimate ceremony

A traditional Georgian country house located in the outskirts of Portsoy, it has been restored over a six year period to its former 18th century glory. Accommodating up to 50 day guests and a further 50 evening guests in the house, this is a great option for people looking for small wedding venues in Aberdeen.

Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel

Choose if you love¦ a country house feel

Take advantage of this hotel’s gorgeous surroundings “ within 2,400 acres of scenic grounds and with views of Bennachie mountain “ for some stand-out wedding photos.

You can hire the hotel exclusive-use with 27 bedrooms for your guests and a stunning bridal suite too.

Fife Lodge BanffFife Lodge Banff

Choose if you love¦breath-taking views

Built in 1909 in the historic seaside town of Banff, the venue was originally created as a factor’s residence for the Duff House Estate, with the hotel still retaining its grand country house feel. With awesome views of the countryside and long golden sandy beaches, Fife Lodge is a romantic setting for your big day and can accommodate guests from 50 to 200.


Choose if you love¦the VIP treatment

As one of the top country house wedding venues in Scotland, you will be blown away by the beautiful, sprawling grounds and blend of traditional and modern interior. The combination of comfort, relaxation and indulgence gives you the wedding day of dreams with everything you could ever need; a deluxe powder room for bridal preparation, chauffeur service, a fireworks display in the Deer Park and even helicopter access!

Maryculter House Hotel

Choose if you love¦ a dedicated wedding team

Weddings in Aberdeen at the top priority for Maryculter House Hotel‘s dedicated team; they’ve got your wedding day covered. Steeped in history and sitting next to the tranquil river Dee, not only will you have optimum photo opportunities but your day will be specially crafted just to your requirements, with a range of Aberdeenshire wedding packages to choose from.


Choose if you love¦ to make a grand entrance

Built on the site of a 15th century castle, the road leading up to Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel is beautiful and tree-lined, perfect for the journey to the best day of your life! Why not spend the weekend here and host a family rehearsal dinner the night before in one of the gorgeous private dining rooms?

Raemoir House Hotel

Choose if you love¦ quirky guest accommodation

We just love the Ha’ Hoose at Raemoir House Hotel, dating back to 1715 with two rooms “ both of which are dog friendly, just incase you want to bring your four-legged friends to be part of your special day. The main house is simply stunning too and, if there’s not enough room in one of the function spaces, you can erect a marquee on the grounds.


Choose if you love¦ a tailored wedding breakfast menu

As well as a range of wedding day packages, Cults Hotel offers bespoke menus for each couple to suit your tastes. Choose from delicious, locally sourced dishes like roast haunch of red deer or desserts to make the mouth water.

BNF_016The Banff Springs Hotel

Choose if you love¦ views over the water

Just above the golden sand of the Moray Firth coastline, The Banff Springs Hotel is in a gorgeous part of Scotland, just perfect for your special day. The team here will do everything they can to make your day run like clockwork.

caledonian hotel aberdeenThe Caledonian Hotel

Choose if you love¦ original Victorian features

The gorgeous main function suite, The Terrace at The Caledonian Hotel, offers second-to-none views across the Union Terrace Gardens, perfect for photo opportunities. This historic hotel was a hot-spot for royalty “ Princess Alexandra stayed in one of the suites there.


Drumtochty Castle

Choose if you love… feeling like royalty

Hidden away in a wild woodland glen, the stunning 19th century Scottish castle is a magical setting for your wedding day. The magnificent neo-gothic venue is yours exclusively for your wedding, creating an atmosphere of privacy and luxury.

Elsick Aberdeen

Elsick House

Choose if you love… keeping the costs up front

Low key or elaborate; you choose with this venue. The team will make your planning experience as easy and seamless as possible, offering all the necessities for a ceremony and reception, all within the quoted price. Whether it be the marquee or the house, you can fully personalise your big day here and there is a mid-week discount available.

Mercure Ardoe House Aberdeen

Mercure Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

Choose if you love… a big party!

If you are looking for a venue to cater to a large amount of guests, look no further than Ardoe House Hotel. With a maximum capacity of 600, you will have peace of mind for the biggest of big days. With fine cuisine, indoor and outdoor facilities, five-star accommodation and your own wedding planner, your dream day will be well and truly taken care of.

Cortes House Aberdeen

Cortes House

Choose if you love… having the whole place to yourselves

An exclusive-use venue, the house sleeps up to 30 with 12 individually designed bedrooms, complete with stunning reception rooms and fun activities: the cinema room, ping pong table and giant outdoor chessboard will delight kids and adults alike. The house itself accommodates 55 for a wedding breakfast, but can cater for up to 120 if you opt for the a luxury marquee.