The intercontinental hotel aka The Principal, aka “The George” is a classic 18th century hotel venue very near to Edinburgh’s Prince’s Street (handy if you’d like the castle in the backdrop to your photos), and can host up to around 300 guests in their largest room.
Beautiful gardens with the castle backdrop in this wonderful Scottish rural setting. The permanent marquee is ideal for a good ceilidh, and the Jiggers perform here often.
Scotland’s oldest inn, the Kenmore has also got an amazing view of the bridge at loch Tay from their glass-walled function room.
Falside is a converted mill and farmstead outside St Andrews. Interesting history and a rustic feel, the venue was recently tastefully converted and ideal for weddings.
Dunkeld is such a pretty wee Scottish village on the banks of the Tay. As you travel down the winding drive of Dunkeld House, it feels like you are moving into some ancient Scottish myth – especially when the mist rolls in from the steep hillsides.
Loch Lomond is a magical location for a wedding, and the Duck Bay offers an astounding view for photos, and for your guests to enjoy. Half way up the western side of Loch Lomond, it feels like another world, and is only around 40 minutes from central Glasgow.
A variety of function room sizes and well-manicured rural surroundings make Easterbrook Hall a Dumfries venue that is definitely worth a look, both for weddings or corporate entertainment.
Western House Hotel is a country house venue set in the grounds of Ayr racecourse. Ayr is about 40 minutes from Glasgow, and a good choice for international guests flying in to Prestwick airport.
Not far from Gretna Green in Lockerbie, Springkell is an opulent mansion-house set in acres of beautiful Scottish countryside. Well-suited to hosting weddings.
A 17th century, richly decorated baroque mansion close to Arthur’s seat in Edinburgh. Feels rural due to the surrounding gardens, but actually quite close to Edinburgh city centre.