34 of the best wedding venues in Glasgow 2023

If you’ve chosen to get married in Glasgow, then you’re really spoilt for choice when it comes to the range of amazing wedding venues on offer in this vibrant Scottish city. Distilleries, castles, mansions, hotels and more are on this list of the best in Glasgow!

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Citation Glasgow
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Citation is a grand and imposing, yet romantic venue located in the heart of Merchant City. Formerly Glasgow’s historic sheriff court, Citation is now an exclusive use wedding and events space, completely private and exclusively yours for your wedding day. It really is the perfect spot for your Glasgow city wedding.

The interior space is radiating sophistication with exposed blonde sandstone and rustic wooden floors, with exciting features such as an elegant staircase and heated balcony, both perfect spots for your wedding photography. The iconic fairy light columns look over Wilson Street offer the feel of a private stately home, in an iconic location.

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Get ready to say I Do in the most breath-taking setting in Glasgow at 1599 at the Royal College. Hold your wedding ceremony in the stunning Princess Alexandra Room, have drinks and canapes in the Lower Library, or host up to 130 people in College Hall for your wedding breakfast; the choices are endless.

This 400-year-old Glasgow city centre wedding venue offers something unique to make sure your wedding goes down in history. The team can provide a complete wedding package, or just the reception, in one of the most beautiful settings imaginable.

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The Tall Ship Glenlee is Glasgow’s most unique venue for weddings.

The Ship was built in 1896 on the River Clyde, and is now the only large Clyde-built sailing ship still afloat in the UK. The Glenlee has sailed completely around the world four times.

The Tall Ship Glenlee offers guests a unique combination of 19th century history and charm with modern elegance. The atmospheric surroundings will evoke romantic images of adventure, discovery and new horizons on the stunning River Clyde.

The dedicated events coordinator and team will be on hand throughout the entire process to create an unforgettable day and experience.

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Exterior of Glasgow Grosvenor HotelWedding meal top table carving at Glasgow Grosvenor Hotelbedroom at Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel

Set in the heart of Glasgow’s west end, the Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel provides a wonderful location and stunning backdrop for memories that will last a lifetime. The prestigious location on Great Western Road at the top of Byres Road gives newlyweds easy access to Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens, which provide a scenic backdrop to wedding photographs.

The building itself is an iconic sight – a sweeping, converted terrace of Venetian-style townhouses – matched inside by exceptional service. From the moment you arrive, attentive staff will ensure your special day is everything you dreamed it would be.

Book your wedding celebration there and you’ll receive a complimentary bed and breakfast stay to celebrate the exciting milestone on your journey to wedded bliss!

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At Mackintosh at the Willow, intimate and bespoke weddings take centre stage amidst the backdrop of Scotland’s rich history.

From charming function rooms to the grandeur of the Salon de Luxe, there are versatile spaces to suit weddings of all styles and sizes. The dedicated team collaborates closely with couples, ensuring unforgettable events that reflect their vision and cultural preferences.

Combining Scottish tradition, a romantic ambiance, and impeccable service, Mackintosh at the Willow helps to create cherished memories for couples and their guests, encapsulating the essence of a truly exceptional wedding.

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Kilmardinny House wedding ceremony below cupola
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Exterior of Kilmardinny House outside wedding ceremony

Kilmardinny House wedding
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Located near Glasgow within the tranquil suburb of Bearsden, Kilmardinny House is a stunning Georgian mansion surrounded by beautiful, landscaped gardens. Once an arts centre, it is now a venue set across two storeys that offers stunning views of Kilmardinny Loch. Inside, there’s room for 130 guests (180 at night) and an opulent interior boasting classical plasterwork, painted ceilings, fine cornices and red marble Corinthian pilasters. Kilmardinny’s crown is its stunning balconied oval opening in the ceiling which allows light to filter down to the lower hall from a unique glass cupola – it makes a stunning ceremony setting.

There is an array of packages available, including some with the option of exclusive use, starting with the entry-level Ruby (£79 per head) that includes venue hire, three-course meal with tea/coffee, selected drinks and more.

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At The Broadcroft Hotel in Kirkintilloch whether you are planning a large, lavish wedding or a more intimate affair, their dedication and attention to detail will deliver an unparalleled experience.

The wedding team recognise that every wedding is unique; a celebration of tradition that reflects your personality and creates life-long memories. With stunning views towards the Campsie hills, exquisite food and fine wines at affordable prices and plenty of space for celebrations, they have it all.

With 22 rooms on offer it doesn’t have to end there, spend the weekend at the hotel alongside your guests and continue the celebrations.

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The National Piping Centre is an exclusive-use Glasgow wedding venue with fantastic, flexible package options.

Choose from several packages that match your style and budget.

The Sgian Dubh package offers everything you need to have the perfect day, while the Glengarry package is perfect if you want to add some extra touches. Then there’s the Ivory package if you want all the trimmings. Every package comes with a bagpiper, of course!

Bespoke packages are available too; just get in touch with the wedding team who will be delighted to help you create the day of your dreams.

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House For An Art Lover wedding
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Take in the beautifully designed Mackintosh Suite at House For An Art Lover, a stunning backdrop for your wedding. The historic building is surrounded by Bellahouston Park and has its own walled garden, so you’ll have plenty of options for your wedding photos!

The award winning venue offers three wedding packages, suitable for between 60 and 120 day guests, with all-inclusive options. You’ll work with a dedicated coordinator to plan your perfect day, while the wedding team will cater to your every need on the day.

Weddings at House For An Art Lover also enjoy table plan and place cards on House for an Art Lover stationery, as well as a dancefloor and fairylights for the evening reception.

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exterior of boclair house
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Boclair House in Bearsden is an exclusive-use venue steeped in history, complete with tasteful Art Deco interior. 


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High vaulted ceilings are complemented with a bespoke pipe organ display and beautiful stained glass windows at Saint Luke’s in the east end of Glasgow.



Nestled within an idyllic 240-acre woodland estate lies Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort. The five-star grand mansion is the perfect place to host your nuptials.


Bride and groom at a reception in the Corinthian
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Situated in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City, The Corinthian Club boasts various bars, a rooftop terrace and five floors of private events spaces.


Exterior shot of The Village Hotel in Glasgow

Perched on the Clyde’s south bank between the city’s famous riverside landmarks is The Village Hotel Glasgow.


The interior of Oran Mor
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Situated in the heart of the west end of Glasgow, Òran Mór is a unique venue, offering stunning facilities for a wedding or civil partnership ceremony.


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Coats Paisley is a unique venue – a traditional church setting with spaces to host your whole day. You’ll be blown away by the ornate vaulted ceiling and original features.


bride and groom wedding portrait Pocket Square Photography outside Barras Art and Design
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Located at the heart of the iconic Barras Market, BAaD is a unique venue; the perfect place to say ‘I do’ with a difference.


a bride and four bridesmaids wearing black dresses walking in SWG3 in Glasgow(Photo: Dom Martin Photography)

For a guaranteed party, one of the six unique and diverse spaces at SWG3 in Glasgow could be suited to your wedding day bash.


Walk through the ornate wrought iron gates of what was once the South HQ of the Glasgow Savings Bank and you are transported through time to a venue that embodies opulence and indulgence.


With its lofty vaulted roof, listed cast iron columns, original signage, Festoon lighting and balcony, the Old Fruitmarket is an incredibly versatile venue which can host your special day.


Exterior of The Haberdashery in Glasgow

The exposed brick, natural light and hardwood flooring make The Haberdashery a popular choice for modern couples – it is blank canvas and allows you to put your own stamp on your big day.


bride and groom wave from exterior balcony of Trades Hall Glasgow

The Grand Hall is the jewel in the crown of Trades Hall, featuring baroque chandeliers and late Victorian décor: a spectacular back drop for your big day.


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With a maximum of 130 daytime and 200 reception guests, Cottiers is a stunning former church with atmospheric stained-glass windows, ornate stonework and plenty of outdoor space.


couple walk down the aisle at Drygate
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Located in the East End of Glasgow, Drygate is a unique and historic wedding venue with two different event spaces.


City centre-based Glasgow Art Club works with each individual couple to create a memorable wedding day, and the focus will be on you, as they only book one wedding per day.


A bride and groom leaves a church and their guests through confetti
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Take in Pollokshields Burgh Hall‘s beautiful stained glass windows, solid wood panelling, and intricate cornicing.


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Sloans has two floors of spaces available to hire for your wedding day and can accommodate 20 – 150 guests. Located in the heart of Glasgow, they’ve been hosting weddings since 1797!


a bride and groom kissing watched on by guests outside WEST on the Green at Glasgow Green
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Not only does WEST on the Green brew beer, they’re also a wedding venue. Located in the Templeton Building in Glasgow Green, they can host up to 65 day guests and 200 reception guests.


bride walking down stairs at Kimpton Blythswood Square Glasgow hotel
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Exuding grandeur and glamour, Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel is the chicest city centre spot to get wed.


It doesn’t get much more central than the Grand Central in Glasgow, a historic hotel that adjoins Glasgow Central Train Station. Perfect for guests travelling from far and wide.


Situated just outside the city centre of Glasgow in Pollokshields, the Sherbrooke Castle Hotel is a red sandstone baronial hotel with bags of charm and character.


Hotel Du Vin in Glasgow’s chic west end is such a cool boutique wedding venue location, tucked away on a leafy Victorian terrace.


An elegant and charming venue in Barrhead, Glasgow, Dalmeny Park House Hotel has a range of attractive packages to choose from, plus beautiful grounds for photos.


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The Busby Hotel will roll out the red carpet for your arrival – literally! With bespoke personalised wedding packages, the Southside venue is a great option for your big day.

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