Glasgow is filled with stunning architecture – so it is no wonder that the city is one of the most popular to tie the knot in.
From secluded Tudor manors with a taste of the countryside, to awe-inspiring converted churches smack bang in the centre of the city: here are the best Glasgow wedding venues in 2019.
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BOCLAIR HOUSE HOTEL
Situated a stone’s throw from the city centre, Boclair House is a stunning boutique hotel.
Nestled at the foot of Boclair Hill in Bearsden, the magnificent Tudor Gothic mansion is surrounded by two acres of intricately landscaped gardens.
With 12 individually styled suites and bedrooms ranging from chic Art-Nouveau-inspired décor to traditional Scottish heritage and a grand ball room, you are no doubt in for the wedding, or romantic getaway, of your dreams.
Boclair House will be exclusively yours for the day, so you’ll have complete privacy with the entire team of staff focused solely on accommodating you and your guests.
THE CHARTROOM RESTAURANT
Overlooking Kip Marina and the Firth of Clyde in Inverkip, your guests will enjoy watching the yachts and powerboats sail by as you exchange vows on The Chatroom Restaurant’s waterside patio.
The Chartroom can offer you a range of options for your big day, from all-inclusive wedding packages to individually tailored private receptions for more intimate parties. Not only that, you and your guests can expect to be treated to delicious culinary delights with whichever dining option you opt for.
Visit The Chartroom Restaurant’s website | t. 01475 520 919 | e. firstname.lastname@example.org
GLENSKIRLIE HOUSE + CASTLE
If you’re after flexibility, variety, and a touch of unique style, Glenskirlie House and Castle might just be the perfect choice for your wedding day. Nestled in the heart of central Scotland, Glenskirlie benefits from easy access to the major cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling.
With 15 individually designed bedrooms on-site for their overnight accommodation, guests will be spoilt for choice. The variety extends to those exchanging nuptials, too: Glenskirlie boasts not one, but two honeymoon suites for you to choose from.
Whether you’re keen on an large-scale bash or an intimate celebration, Glenskirlie Castle will be on hand to provide the picturesque fairytale backdrop of your dreams.
GOLDEN JUBILEE CONFERENCE HOTEL
Fancy exchanging vows with a view? Boasting a unique riverside location, The Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel offers the perfect spot to take in the beauty of the River Clyde.
Expect warm and welcoming hospitality, delicious bespoke or pre-ordered food and luxurious accommodation when you opt for The Golden Jubilee, plus a range of packages on offer to give you flexibility to help you create the wedding day of your dreams, dependent on your needs and budget. A team of professional wedding planners are on hand to work with you to make sure your big day runs smoothly, and the venue can offer an on-site wedding ceremony, or an outside ceremony in the stunning landscaped gardens.
Packages include complimentary accommodation in a luxurious bridal suite as well as two additional complimentary rooms – perfect for long haul guests, especially with the venue located just a 20-minute drive from Glasgow Airport.
HOTEL DU VIN AT ONE DEVONSHIRE GARDENS
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Heart set on an intimate city venue with an unparalleled touch of class? Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens might just be the perfect setting for you.
Set in a tree-lined Victorian terrace in the fashionable and vibrant West End, Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens is one of Glasgow’s most luxurious boutique hotels. Comprising five connected townhouses which boast 12 bedrooms, one honeymoon suite, a private bar, and a secret garden, there’s no shortage of choice for you on your big day. Exclusive use of Townhouse 5 with its own secret garden is available to make your wedding day truly memorable.
Visit Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens | t. 0141 378 0385
KINCAID HOUSE HOTEL
Secluded in its own grounds in the village of Milton of Campsie close to the city centre, Kincaid House Hotel is a Grade A Listed building which is bursting with picturesque charm.
The historic Tudor manor boasts warm traditional interiors, a light-filled conservatory and a walled garden which make an ideal backdrop for a memorable ceremony and photographs of your big day.
The nine spacious en-suite rooms are beautifully decorated and furnished and are all reserved for you ensuring you have exclusive use for the duration of your stay. Kincaid House Hotel is available for exclusive use, promising an intimate wedding day that is truly memorable.
Visit Kincaid House Hotel’s website | t. 0141 776 2226 | e. email@example.com
MAR HALL GOLD + SPA RESORT
Nestled within an idyllic 240-acre ancient woodland estate lies Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort. The five-star grand mansion in the Scottish countryside awaits you, just 10 minutes from Glasgow International Airport.
You and your guests can expect to enjoy 53 spacious guest rooms and suites which feature individual design, luxury furnishings, and views of the river, Kilpatrick Hills, or landscaped gardens. King-size beds and Egyptian cotton linen aid a restful night’s sleep, while in-room entertainment systems and wireless internet will keep you connected. In the elegant suites, four poster beds and fireplaces in bedrooms add a touch of romance.
1599 AT THE ROYAL COLLEGE
Located within the historic Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow building, the 1599 is a truly unique venue with real character.
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Situated in the glitz and glam of Royal Exchange Square, 29 Glasgow is a haven in the bustling city centre.
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This Mediterranean-themed tapas restaurant boasts the vibrancy of a Spanish Hacienda, Scottish weather regardless!
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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.
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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!
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THE ENGINE WORKS
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Flooded with natural light and an abundance of open space: The Engine Works is a venue unlike any other.
THE GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL
Situated in the heart of Glasgow stands the historic Grand Central Hotel. Lending a fabulous sense of occasion, this historic landmark building will form the perfect backdrop to your special day.
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THE LYNNHURST HOTEL
Nestled in the heart of Renfrewshire, the Lynnhurst Hotel is a lovingly restored Victorian property settled within two acres of idyllic landscaped gardens.
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A magnificent converted church located in the heart of the East End, St Luke’s is packed with character.
THE NATIONAL PIPING CENTRE
A hidden gem in Glasgow’s city centre, The National Piping Centre is a beautiful, historic and quintessentially Scottish wedding venue.
THE CORINTHIAN CLUB
Situated in the heart of The Merchant City, this Grade A listed building is conveniently located for any guests travelling by public transport.
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.
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Set in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, 200 SVS is the perfect venue for a stylish city chic wedding.
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Perhaps you know this iconic venue from going to a gig or from a night of revelling in your heyday. In what was perhaps the comeback of the century, the iconic nightclub returned last year as a stunningly atmospheric wedding venue.
BARRAS ART + DESIGN
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Tucked behind Glasgow’s historic Barras Market, the Barras Art and Design (BAaD) is a versatile and chic treasure just moments from the city centre.
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This West End church conversion marries awe-inspiring exteriors and enchanting interiors, including an illuminated steeple.
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Fancy getting creative? Drygate offers a stripped-back and versatile space, ready and waiting to be transformed by imaginative minds.
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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.
Impressive rooms with awe-inspiring high ceilings and beams are given a uniquely rustic charm with incorporated milking byres and the original stable.
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HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER
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For over 20 years, House for an Art Lover has offered couples the opportunity to celebrate their special day in a beautiful set of rooms imagined by Charles Rennie Mackintosh himself.
INGLISTON COUNTRY CLUB + HOTEL
With an indoor marquee which caters for up to 500 guests and two stunning suites to choose from, you’ll certainly find a space to work with any size guest list.
POLLOKSHIELDS BURGH HALL
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Nestled in Glasgow’s leafy Maxwell Park, since it’s opening in 1890 the Hall has made a name for itself as one of the city’s most-loved venues.
Situated in Glasgow’s West End, this lovingly converted church offers arresting décor both outside and within its impressive walls, from striking stained glass to a stunning celestial ceiling mural by renowned artist Alasdair Gray.
THE OLD FRUIT MARKET
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Despite enjoying all the benefits of a central city location, The Old Fruitmarket is secluded from view behind the old cobbles of Candleriggs.
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.
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Dreading the thought of cutting down your invite list? Have no fear. SWG3 can host up to 600 people for dinner, with the added bonus of working with any caterers so that you have the flexibility to make your ideal wedding day a reality.
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TRADES HALL OF GLASGOW
Need a venue that holds 250 guests, but doesn’t compromise on stylish decor? Not a problem – Trades Hall is Glasgow’s best kept secret, a stunning city centre venue with opulent interiors and historical features will have you in love at first sight.
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