When only the most luxurious setting will do for your special day consider one of the following extra-special wedding venues in Scotland…
Taypark House is situated in Dundee’s affluent west end and makes an ideal venue for those seeking somewhere that combines stately charm with a laid-back vibe.
The Billiard Room, with its vaulted ceiling and open fireplace, is perfect for a ceremony with up to 120 guests and seats 52 for an intimate wedding breakfast.
You could also say your vows outdoors and take in the views across Dundee’s nearby Botanical Gardens.
In summer (when the weather’s good), you’ll be able to make the use of the Gin & Fizz Garden Bar – which is always going to sound a bit glam, isn’t it?
Oh, and don’t forget to check out Taypark’s fabulous honeymoon suite.
Housed within the hotel’s turret, it boasts 180-degree views of Dundee and the River Tay!
ONE DEVONSHIRE GARDENS BY HOTEL DU VIN
Located in Glasgow’s west end, the stunning One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin is an iconic setting for your big day and has undergone a complete transformation.
Inspired by the flora and fauna of the nearby botanical gardens, the guest rooms have fresh colour schemes, accented by rich, seasonal features.
Following the refurbishment, the hotel now has two Luxury Townhouse Suites – Belle Epoque and Toques & Clochers, perfect for a honeymoon stay.
With the hotel’s heritage in mind, the original fireplaces, ornate cornices and mouldings, along with the magnificent windows, have all been preserved and worked into the overall design.
At Archerfield you can host a truly glamorous wedding, whatever the size of your party.
Ceremonies with up to 120 people can be accommodated in the stunning 17th-century Archerfield House, brimming with character and just 40 minutes east of Edinburgh.
Get married in the dining room (for up to 120 guests) or the beautiful hallway (70 guests), making an entrance fit for a Hollywood star down the sweeping circular staircase.
Then entertain up to 70 guests for your wedding breakfast in the dining room.
Larger weddings (200 guests) are held in the gorgeous glass-sided Waterfront Pavilion.
Post-celebration accommodation comes in the form of 70 luxurious bedrooms across the estate including those in Marine Villa or Boathouse with stunning sea views.
The Balmoral has been synonymous with glamour for more than a century and epitomises timeless elegance.
Dominating the Edinburgh skyline with its instantly recognisable clock tower, it’s the perfect base for a fashionable city centre wedding.
From the moment they step inside, your guests will be blown away by period details and inimitable grandeur.
You can host your wedding in the Sir Walter Scott Suite and be treated to a red carpet arrival and panoramic views over the city or choose the Holyrood Suite with its heritage features.
For more intimate gatherings, the Second Floor Suites are ideal.
And what could be more glamorous than having your wedding photos taken on the hotel’s private rooftop – talk about making memories!
Set on a stunning stretch of Ayrshire coastline, Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort, will completely enchant you.
The hotel has been part of the local landscape since 1906 and captures all the glamour of that era.
Glittering chandeliers, floor-to-ceiling windows that take full advantage of the views of Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran, and elegant plasterwork make this the perfect setting for your big day.
Weddings at Trump Turnberry can be intimate or a far more lavish affair in the 500-capacity Donald J. Trump Ballroom.
And to finish off the perfect day, why not stay in the Lighthouse Suite, one of Scotland’s most awe-inspiring honeymoon suites?
Actually housed within the lighthouse, the jawdroppingly beautiful accommodation comes at an additional cost but is the last word in glamour.
A lavish Edwardian mansion, Mar Hall in Bishopton brings all of the elegance and luxury that it was originally built for (and more!) to its present-day wedding guests.
Ideal for couples looking for an opulent exclusive-use Scottish countryside estate wedding venue, you will feel like you have gone back in time to the romantic Scotland of old when holding your ceremony outside in full view of the Kilpatrick Hills and River Clyde.
All four of Mar Hall’s banqueting suites feature gorgeous original Edwardian features, so no matter how large or small your wedding is, you’ll be able to luxuriate in the history of this iconic mansion.
THE CORINTHIAN CLUB
Located in one of Glasgow’s most prestigious buildings, The Corinthian Club epitomises old-world elegance.
Built in 1841, the Ingram Street icon previously served as the Glasgow & Ship Bank and then the city’s judiciary courts, its 26-foot glass dome and elaborate plasterwork make it one of Glasgow’s go-to venues for a glamorous wedding.
In 2010 the club opened the doors to its purpose-built wedding space, The Flying Scotsman, a true showstopper!
Muted colours and feature lighting mean it lends itself nicely to whatever style of wedding you’re planning, while you’ll love the exclusive access to the mezzanine; perfect for your drinks reception.
More intimate weddings can be hosted in the smaller Langley, Hempel or Mercer rooms.
A unique and exclusive-use venue in Edinburgh’s city centre, Mansfield Traquair is often nicknamed “Edinburgh’s Sistine Chapel” thanks to its vaulted ceiling, atmospheric spaces and dramatic artwork.
This opulent venue is guaranteed to impress your guests, especially once you’ve put your own stamp on the decor.
Mansfield Traquair is a truly versatile space, capable of hosting up to 350 guests for a banquet or 700 for a standing drinks reception, and with the help of the events team you can easily transform it into a fairytale setting.
The baldacchino, nave and secluded leafy garden are the stuff of wedding dreams and just picture the murals highlighted by cascades of twinkling fairylights – pure heaven.
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Ideally positioned on the Ayrshire coast, Seamill Hydro boasts unspoilt views of the Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig.
The hotel’s stunning Firth Pavilion was purpose-built for weddings and comes complete with luxurious and elegant interiors that will make you fall in love with it immediately.
It features a reception suite (with capacity for up to 200 guests) with specially designed sound and lighting and a stunning ceremony room with floor-to-ceiling windows, which open onto the large private balcony for your nuptials.
Just imagine exchanging vows with your other half while listening to the gentle lapping of the waves behind you – so romantic.