24 of the best wedding venues in Aberdeen 2023

Planning on getting married in Aberdeen? Whether a castle, lodge or hotel is your dream, here are some of the top wedding venues in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

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Norwood Hall Hotel is a magnificent Victorian mansion with seven acres of grounds. It  exudes character and charm with roaring log fires, sweeping staircases and incredible interior design; making it the perfect venue for your wedding.

The stunning Pitfodels Suite features fabulous views of the hotel’s gardens and surrounding Scottish countryside, providing you with the most romantic wedding venue in Aberdeen.

Accommodating up to 200 guests for a wedding reception, the Ballroom features floor to ceiling windows and patio doors leading to the gardens, a private reception area and bar with a large dancefloor.

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One of the finest four-star hotels in Inverurie and situated in the heart of the Aberdeenshire, Pittodrie House is set amongst 2,400 acres of private grounds. Featuring magnificent views of the surrounding Scottish landscape, the beautiful venue will make a magical setting for your wedding celebrations.

The Pittodrie House suites can comfortably seat up to 100 wedding guests, with the capability of housing up to 130 people for your evening reception. The function rooms feature stunning views of the beautiful grounds and of Bennachie Mountain, providing you with a perfect wedding setting in Aberdeenshire.

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Exterior of Ardoe House Hotel in the winterThe ballroom at Ardoe House

Ardoe House Hotel & Spa combines modernity and tradition for a unique wedding experience.

Located just three miles from Aberdeen City Centre, Ardoe House Hotel & Spa is a stunning 19th-century baronial mansion set in 30 acres of spectacular grounds. The original house was built incorporating many design features inspired by Balmoral Castle, with distinctive pointed turrets.

Whether you choose to celebrate within the impressive walls or out on the glorious lawns, the setting is sure to be perfect. The hotel is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in a number of elegant function suites, each individually decorated with their own charm and character.

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Ballogie House is an idyllic hideaway for any occasion, but especially weddings! The venue is nestled in the heart of the estate; in a secluded and serene location with uninterrupted views. Look across the beautiful parkland and mature trees, to the heather clad hills beyond. This luxurious, exclusive-use venue, is the perfect backdrop for your distinctive day!

Every wedding at Ballogie House is truly bespoke; they are planned and managed by their knowledgeable team, to reflect each individual couple. Creating a true celebration of the couple’s relationship and their love for each other, they make sure it’s your special day…the bespoke way!

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You’ll find the incredible Fyvie Castle near Turriff in Aberdeen. A walk around the breathtaking surrounding grounds lets you take in a picturesque lake, walled garden, and views of the castle.

Steeped in 800 years of history, the castle is an example of Scottish Baronial architecture, with amazing towers and turrets. The inside of the castle boasts lavish interiors, ornate ceilings and a world-famous art collection.

If this seems like the perfect location for your Aberdeen wedding, Fyvie Castle can host up to 110 day guests and 120 evening guests, and has self-catering accommodation for up to 16 guests.

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Mar Lodge Ballroom

Located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, near Braemar in Royal Deeside, Mar Lodge Estate is an exclusive-use venue. They can host for up to 160 guests, with self-catering accommodation available for up to 67.

This traditional Highland hunting retreat, surrounded by ancient forests and rolling glens, is adorned with rich wood panelling, antiques and lots of stag heads. Mar Lodge Estate National Nature Reserve is cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, a charity dedicated to protecting Scotland’s exceptional nature, beauty and heritage.

Income generated from weddings goes back into looking after this beautiful place.

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The Banff Springs HotelThe Banff Springs Hotel interiorThe Banff Springs Hotel in Aberdeen(Photos: Christie Johnston Photography)

The Banff Springs Hotel, a stunning coastal venue on the edge of the picturesque town of Banff, offers breathtaking views over the North Sea and is the perfect spot to catch a beautiful sunset.

The Deveron Suite is a true masterpiece, boasting exceptional quality and high-end finishes. With its attention to detail and state-of-the-art lighting, the space has been designed to offer an unforgettable experience for all those who visit.

The Banff Springs Hotel is the perfect venue to create memories that last a lifetime. Their experienced team take immense pride in ensuring every detail of your day is as you dreamed and more,

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Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel & Spa is a stunning venue with flexible wedding options and personalised packages. With 218 luxurious bedrooms in the hotel, your guest’s accommodation is sorted, while the newly married couple receive a complimentary suite on their wedding night.

Take in the incredible Robert Gordon Ballroom, which has space for up to 300 dinner guests and plenty of room to dance. If you’ve got a smaller guestlist, they also cater to intimate weddings.

If you choose to stay at Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel & Spa the night before your wedding, you can enjoy wedding pampering packages, family time in private function rooms, a delicious dinner in Chop Grill & Bar and a night cap in the comfortable whisky lounge.

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Fasque House in Aberdeen staircase
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Fasque House is a 5-star exclusive-use wedding venue in Aberdeenshire, the gateway to the Highlands. They believe that everyone deserves that little bit more, and perfection is not an aspiration but a standard.

As part of your exclusive use of the venue, you’ll get the 5-star Fasque experience, and enjoy their unique balance of opulence and comfort.

Fasque House makes a truly unforgettable setting for your wedding celebration. The venue includes a majestic Grand Hall with iconic cantilever staircase, picturesque surroundings of the Sunken Gardens & West Wing Terrace, and South facing views over the deer park from Fallow Hall.

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The Great Hall at Maryculter House in AberdeenshireExterior of Maryculter House in AberdeenshireA bride and groom standing outside Maryculter House Hotel with fireworks in background(Photo: Sophie Alexandria)

Say ‘I do’ at one of Scotland’s most historic hotels.

Maryculter House goes above and beyond to make sure the happiest day of your life goes off without a hitch. Their expert team takes the stress out of your big day, ensuring that you create special memories on one of the most important days of your life.

Just over an hour’s drive from Dundee, the hotel is easily accessible for you and your guests. And what could be more romantic than saying your vows in their wedding courtyard on the beautiful banks of the River Dee? Of course, the team are well-versed in the quirks of the Scottish climate. That’s why the indoor venues – including their Templar Suite which oozes contemporary elegance – are equally breathtaking.

Your dedicated wedding planner will always be on hand to answer all your questions and to make your dreams come true.

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The chapel at Cluny Castle decorated for a wedding ceremony
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Cluny Castle wedding venue
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Situated in the tranquil Aberdeenshire countryside, Cluny Castle is secluded, majestic and enchanting.

Perfect for the ultimate fairytale wedding, with stunning grounds to explore, this magnificent crenellated mansion offers you and your guests a wonderfully romantic and magical setting to celebrate your special day exclusively.

For your ceremony, Cluny Castle has its own chapel, with stained glass windows, dark oak pews, seating for up to 100 guests and a private courtyard entrance for your guests’ arrival.

As for the reception, they can cater to small intimate celebrations, or large marquee weddings. However you choose to celebrate, the venue provides an elegant and romantic setting.

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Lying on the banks of the river Deveron on the edge of the Grampian Highlands, Aswanley is a Victorian barn in the magical grounds of a 17th-century fortified house. It’s a spacious and versatile venue with capacity for up to 250.

Ceremonies can be held indoors or outdoors, to suit the style of your day – next to the fireplace, in the ballroom or outside – and its barn can be styled as much or as little as desired. Even though it’s a blank-canvas venue, the bonus is that you don’t have to hire tables, chairs, cutlery or glassware in yourself – the venue has those covered. On top of that, couples have the help of an in-house wedding coordinator.

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The Seafield Arms Hotel weddingThe Seafield Arms HotelThe Seafield Arms Hotel(Photos: Mark Pacura Photography)

Say ‘I do’ in the luxurious and opulent surroundings at The Seafield Arms Hotel, situated in the heart of Cullen on the beautiful Banffshire coastline. The newly refurbished Grand Ballroom and Upper Chambers provide a stunning backdrop for your special day, catering for up to 80 guests.

Their all-inclusive bespoke wedding package includes hire of their own Rolls-Royce and a chauffeur for transporting the couple locally for photographs.

The Seafield Arms Hotel boasts 20 en-suite guest rooms, three luxury suites and three self-catering cottages. Discounted rates are available for wedding guests and there is an option to hire the complete hotel for your special day which is subject to availability and dates.

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Logie Country House
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Logie Country House bridal suite

Surrounded by beautiful Aberdeenshire countryside, Logie Country House is a historic and alluring wedding venue. To extend your wedding celebrations and fully enjoy all that the country house has to offer, you can have exclusive use of the venue for a three-night weekend or two nights midweek.

You and your guests can make use of their 17 private bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, a cinema room, hot tubs, a courtyard, the entire castle and even a private island. As for your wedding day, Logie Country House’s dining room caters for up to 50 guests, while their newly refurbished, purpose-built ballroom has room for up to 150 guests.

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Situated in Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire, Glen Tanar is a unique wedding venue which offers complete exclusivity amongst some of Scotland’s most breathtaking scenery.


When you get married at Douneside House, your wedding party gets full use of Douneside and its grounds. Up to 60 guests can be accommodated in this romantic countryside venue.


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Drumtochty Castle lets you live out your fairytale dreams. The magnificent Scottish castle provides ethereal surroundings, grand interiors and breathtaking views.


The Beach Ballroom

If seaside views sound like a dream, The Beach Ballroom is worth checking out. The dancefloor floats on steel springs, so you’ll have extra bounce in your step as you dance the night away.


Union Kirk in AberdeenUnion Kirk is located in Aberdeen’s city centre and contains beautiful features such as stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings and intricate cornicing.


Thainestone House Wedding

Located in Inverurie, Thainstone House is an 18th-century mansion turned hotel. The grand house is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland.


Raemoir House in AberdeenYou’re spoilt for choice on where to have your ceremony at Raemoir House! Choose from the Grand Ballroom, Marquee, Woodland Cathedral, under the Giant Fir or on top of the Hill of Fare.


Fraser Castle Garden and EstateWith a grand hall, towers, extensive parkland and a traditional walled garden, there’s plenty of history and scenery to take in at Castle Fraser. Garden & Estate.


Haddo House in Aberdeen
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Haddo House can host civil, religious and humanist wedding ceremonies in their historic Library and Drawing Room. For Christian ceremonies, there’s also a beautiful chapel within the grounds.


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Meldrum House is a beautiful 13th-century baronial mansion with a backdrop of amazing Scottish parklands. Why not hire their Titan Sky Bar to enjoy 360-degree views during your wedding reception?

Looking for a venue with a wedding package? Check out these amazing package wedding venues across Scotland