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20 INCREDIBLE Wedding Venues in Glasgow

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Getting married in Glasgow is a perfect opportunity for every couple to incorporate the city into their story. You can get married in a beautiful historic chapel, in an elegant hotel, or a fantastic restaurant. There is so much to choose from when it comes to wedding venues in Glasgow. This stunning city on the river offers romantic corners for fantastic wedding photos, as well as gorgeous venues for your guests to celebrate your love with you.

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Elopement Venues

If you are eloping in Glasgow and you need just a small wedding venue for a couple of guests, here we have a couple of excellent choices. The advantage of elopement is that it costs less, it is more private, and you can be as creative as you want.

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The Bothy

  • Up to 20 guests
  • Small and cosy
  • Authentic Scottish charm
  • Excellent menu
  • Romantic style

 

The Bothy‘s cosy and welcoming settings make it the ideal Glasgow location for an intimate wedding. For small weddings and elopements, The Bothy has a separate dining area that may accommodate up to 20 people. The room’s decor gives for a warm mood and a day that will be highly unforgettable. The delectable menus can be customised to meet all of your party’s needs.

Cottiers

  • Small or midsize weddings and elopements
  • Spectacular structure and unique architecture
  • Excellent location
  • Great for photos
  • Unique style

 

Cottiers is a versatile wedding location in Glasgow’s West End that can accommodate all spending levels, preferences, and needs. The Cottiers is a church structure turned into a fantastic venue. It’s a truly special and attractive location that is sure to impress your guests.

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Pollok House

  • For art lovers
  • Historic building
  • Fantastic outdoor and indoor space
  • Available for civil, humanist and religious weddings
  • Elegant style

 

Pollok House provides a realistic glimpse at life in a magnificent home during the 30s. Pollock Housen is a 450-acre estate located three miles from Glasgow’s downtown and is kept up to their usual high standards. Pollok House permits religious, humanist, and civil marriages at the Pavilion Library, which many consider Scotland’s best 20th-century library.

Big Wedding Venues

If your dream wedding is big with a lot of guests these wedding venues in Glasgow are for you. They are stunning, elegant, have fantastic menus and can fit a lot of people. You do not have to cut back on your list of guests if you choose one of these venues.

The Vu

  • Up to 200 guests
  • Rooms available
  • Waterfront
  • Exclusive use
  • Contemporary style

 

The Vu is a gorgeous contemporary wedding location with top-notch amenities and a lovely riverfront outlook. Packages are available for small weddings with a few guests up to major events with 200 guests. There are options for everyone’s wishes and budget, with a phenomenal party on the river.

St Mungo Museum

  • Up to 120 guests
  • Historic building
  • Excellent for photos
  • Unique venue
  • Elegant style

 

The St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art is a beautiful location that provides a haven of serenity in the city centre. The function area is in the shadow of the majestic Glasgow Cathedral in the back and looks out over a Zen Garden in the front. Surrounded by history and gorgeous architecture this venue is ideal for elegant weddings.

Moorpark House

  • Easy accessible by car from Glasgow
  • Historic building
  • 300 acres garden
  • Over 130 guests
  • Elegant style

 

This magnificent mid-Victorian Italianate mansion is the height of elegance. During a recent renovation and expansion project, Moonpark House‘s decoration and furnishings were maximised to create the premier wedding venue in Scotland with lovely traditional and historical features connected to contemporary comforts.

Mar Hall Golf and Spa Resort

  • 240 acres forest
  • 10 minutes from Glasgow international airport
  • Historic building
  • Rooms for guests available
  • Elegant style

 

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort is among the best wedding venues in Glasgow. All of the rooms contain genuine Victorian details, natural light, gorgeous chandeliers, and very high ceilings in a classically styled setting. The service is astonishing and you will have everything you need for a perfect day if you choose this venue.

Glasgow City Centre

Venues in Glasgow city centre are practical if your guests are local or if you want to be able to take photos around the city right after your wedding. In the city centre, you have a lot of options for every size of party, from small restaurants to big hotels. 

Oran Mor

  • Excellent location
  • Unique venue
  • Wedding indoors
  • Close to hotels and B&Bs
  • Unique style


Oran Mór is a special location that is approved for a wedding religious, civil, or humanist ceremony. It is located in the trendy West End of Glasgow. The Auditorium and Gallery in the former church are both excellent locations for wedding ceremonies, while the Private Dining Room can be used for smaller wedding celebrations.

The Lighthouse

  • Excellent location
  • Historic building
  • Wedding breakfast and evening receptions are available
  • Different menu available
  • Contemporary style


The Lighthouse in Glasgow is unique because it is a historic building, a gallery, a venue, and the perfect place for a civil ceremony. You can easily step out for some photos on the streets of Glasgow while your guests are getting ready to celebrate inside.

Arta

  • Amazing food
  • Excellent location
  • Perfect for photos
  • Near hotels and the city centre
  • Elegant style


Your experience at Arta will transport you to an opulent and lively Spanish Hacienda. For wedding parties of all sizes, Arta’s three levels and seven rooms make it the ideal location. The ceremony, supper and reception can all be held at this magnificent pub and club with a Mediterranean atmosphere.

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Hotel Wedding Venues

Hotel weddings are an excellent choice if you want every aspect of your wedding taken care of. They are also very practical if your guests are arriving from outside of town. They do not have to drive after the wedding they can stay in a room in a hotel. 

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New Lanark Mill Hotel

  • Top-notch wedding venue
  • Charming location
  • Excellent photo opportunities
  • Rooms for guests
  • Elegant style


You and your guests can take in its history and beauty on the day of your wedding. The community of New Lanark will offer you a beautiful environment for your upcoming wedding celebrations with its charming location adjacent to the well-known Falls of Clyde and surrounded by native trees.

Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

  • Award-winning chefs
  • Wedding planners
  • Excellent service
  • Rooms available
  • Elegant style


The Golden Jubilee will provide you and your visitors with a distinctive riverbank setting, opulent lodging, fantastic cuisine, and friendly service. A delectable meal from one of our packages can be prepared by award-winning chefs, or if you prefer, we can work with you to create a custom food and drink menu.

Boclair House Hotel

  • Gardens available
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Suites and rooms for your guests
  • Fantastic menu
  • Elegant style


At the base of Boclair Hill sits the stunning Tudor palace known as Boclair House. A castellated tower and a row of arches in the front of the two-story listed building are reminiscent of romantic Italian cloisters.

Blythswood Square

  • Rooms for your guests
  • Excellent location
  • Fantastic menu
  • Great for photos
  • Elegant style


Blythswood Square used to be a collection of Georgian mansions dating back to the early 19th century that were owned by affluent businessmen. Right in the middle of Glasgow’s city centre, you can enjoy a tranquil and restful green space while overlooking the immaculately maintained gardens.

Castle Wedding Venues

For those romantic souls and history buffs there is no better place to get married than a castle. Scotland is blessed with numerous castles and Glasgow has quite a few of them. Castle weddings are extremely elegant and romantic. Plus, wedding photos are spectacular.

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Crossbasket Castle

  • Castle to yourself
  • Up to 120 people
  • Several rooms and ceremony locations are available
  • Excellent for photos
  • Romantic style


Crossbasket is a stunning place for a wedding because of its wonderful position, well-kept grounds, and gorgeous castle. With its adaptable facilities, the castle offers a magnificent background for your celebration, making your wedding day special.

Cornhill Castle

  • Red carpet on arrival
  • Stunning photo opportunities
  • Wedding coordinator available
  • You can stay at Honeymoon Suite
  • Romantic style


This lovely wedding location is picture-perfect in the winter with a magical touch, and the magnificent gardens of Cornhill Castle are a fantastic sanctuary all year round. Your photographs will look fantastic taken around the castle and its grounds, no matter the time of the year.

Culcreuch Castle

  • Elegant venue
  • Beautiful indoor and outdoor space
  • Wedding coordinator available
  • Rooms available
  • Elegant style

The Culcreuch Castle Hotel is a wonderful location to make your wedding day more unforgettable. It overlooks its private loch. The 14th-century Culcreuch Castle Hotel structure offers modern lodging and amenities together with exceptional customer service.

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kate and peter edinburgh elopement at arthur's seat

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Outdoors Wedding Venues

Scotland is a country where you can get married at almost any location, which is why outdoor weddings and elopements are so popular. Like the rest of the country, Glasgow also has some fantastic outdoor areas where you can get married and organise your party.

Eden Leisure Village

 

  • Outdoor wedding
  • Available barn, courtyard, and marquee
  • Has sound system
  • Decorated with flowers and fairy lights
  • Rustic style


Eden Leisure Village is a charming venue with a view of the countryside offers casual or elegant options. You can get married in a barn, in a forest, in the yard, or anywhere you want at the property. A nicely decorated venue will host your party where you can celebrate until the early morning hours.

House for an Art Lover

  • Located in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow
  • Beautiful at every season
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces are available
  • Garden with sculptures and seasonal flowers for amazing photographs
  • Romantic style


Your wedding can take place indoors or outdoors, and this wedding venue in Glasgow offers excellent wedding packages and menu options. In addition to an eccentric sculpture path, there is a walled garden where your photographer may have fun taking pictures no matter the season.

The Tall Ship

  • Outdoor ceremony and reception space
  • Water and city view
  • Bridal changing room
  • Wedding coordinator
  • Unique style


A very unique place for getting married in Glasgow is The Tall Ship located in Glasgow harbour. This ship from 1896 can host up to 150 people, and you can get married with a fantastic view of the river and the city, and party on the historic ship.

Wedding Venues in Glasgow : FAQs

Glasgow University Chapel is a charming venue but not everyone can get married here. If you want to get married in Glasgow University Chapel you must be one of these categories:

  • A student of the University of Glasgow.
  • A graduate of the University of Glasgow.
  • A current member of staff of the University of Glasgow.
  • The children of the above categories.

Glasgow has some of the most stunning wedding venues in Scotland. You can choose from historic, elegant, or contemporary wedding venues in Glasgow, depending on your wishes and taste. Glasgow is also a very picturesque city and your wedding photos will look stunning.

Depending on the type of wedding and the number of guests, there are plenty of wedding venues in Glasgow you can choose from. Here are some of our favourites that are also very popular among couples: Boclair House, University of Glasgow venues, Citation Glasgow, and so many more.

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