Motherwell, Hamilton, Lanark, Biggar, 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?
[Pictured above: Chatelherault Country Park]
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CHATELHERAULT COUNTRY PARK
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.
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 PARK 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.
Visit Low Parks Museum’s website | t. 01698 452382
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.
THE TORRANCE HOTEL
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.
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
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!
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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.
Visit Hartree Estates’ website
NEW LANARK MILL HOTEL
With fantastic wedding packages and dedicated wedding coordinator on hand, New Lanark Mill Hotel is an unforgettably unique setting within the heart of New Lanark World Heritage Site.
Visit New Lanark Mill’s 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.
Visit Radstone Hotel’s website
Located on the edge of the historic market town of Strathaven, this stylish family-run hotel offers a peaceful and picturesque setting in South Lanarkshire while only being a short drive from Glasgow.
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 Bothwell Castle is a great wedding photo locations.
Visit The Castle Rooms website
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
This listed barn has just opened for wedding bookings; a lovely addition to the tents and tipis. Experience the beautiful countryside of the Clyde Valley in South Lanarkshire.
Visit Cormiston Farm’s website
This 17th century castle, located in Blantyre, has been transformed into one of Lanarkshire’s most prestigious and luxurious wedding venues.
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL STRATHCLYDE
The newly refurbished function suite is ideal for small intimate gatherings, to larger celebrations for up to 250 people.
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A unique and unusual new wedding venue set in the South Lanarkshire countryside, this former working mill has lots of original features, plus a garden and courtyard.
Visit Folkerton Mill’s website
HAMILTON PARK RACECOURSE
Your options at this venue are endless: get married on the manicured lawns and take your pick from a number of functions spaces to accommodate your guestlist.
MACDONALD CRUTHERLAND HOUSE
This 18th century manor house is set in acres of beautiful grounds, and can cater for intimate celebrations, or large parties in the grand Crutherland Suite.
THE COACHMAN HOTEL
Situated in Kilsyth, this venue has a great wedding package at a low price point, perfect for budget-conscious couples.
THE PARKVILLE HOTEL
A wedding venue in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, this hotel can cater for up to 230 guests, with five boutique bedrooms in the venue.
THE TUDOR HOTEL
This popular hotel in Airdrie is the perfect place for a Lanarkshire wedding day, with a range of affordable packages available.