Scotland has some of the most beautifully breathtaking waterside wedding venues in the world, from pristine seas to lochs and rivers. Here's just a few of the best...

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Brisbane House 

Brisbane House is a new look waterside venue on the stunning Ayrshire coast in Largs, with exclusive-use weddings from £2,024 (2024 price).

The ceremony and reception suite has a modern, glass front overlooking the spectacular sea views and doors leading out to a terrace - making a beautiful ceremony backdrop.

The new landscaped walkway to the front of the hotel perfectly frames the gorgeous seaside views - an ideal photo spot leading out to the seafront for stunning sunset photos and post-vow strolls.

Brisbane House also features a new duplex honeymoon suite, dedicated wedding prep room, new drinks reception room and modern guest accommodation.

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The Waterside Hotel

Along the water’s edge sits The Waterside Hotel, an incredible Ayrshire venue offering tranquil luxury and panoramic views over the Firth of Clyde and beyond to the Isle of Arran.

With a dedicated wedding team, your big day will be truly unforgettable. Their majestic Kyle Suite and Ailsa Lounge are the ideal spaces for weddings of up to 240 guests, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors opening to their private gardens and leading to the beach along the boardwalk.

For picturesque views and a romantic location, this venue is the perfect choice for your big day.

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The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

With its AA Five Red Star distinction, the iconic Old Course Hotel encapsulates both the charm and romance of the Scottish landscape, creating the ultimate romantic destination for couples looking to tie the knot.

Offering six different venue spaces, each providing an elegant setting that can be personalised to match your desired theme and colour scheme, couples can select the perfect event space to accommodate their guest list and style preferences.

With its legendary service, breathtaking scenery, and bespoke planning, your wedding story will be one cherished not only by you but by all who partake in your special day.

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Forest Hills Hotel & Resort 

This beautiful location in The Trossachs makes Forest Hills Hotel an idyllic wedding venue in Aberfoyle. 

The Garden Suite can host up to 100 guests and features stunning views, providing the most romantic of venues in the dramatic Scottish Highlands. Your dedicated wedding planner will be on hand every step to assist with all aspects of wedding planning and creating a stress-free process.

Your wedding breakfast will be created by highly skilled chefs using fresh, quality ingredients, sourced locally where possible.

It really will be a day you will never forget, filled with perfect finishing touches.

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Lodge on Loch Lomond

Set amongst beautiful blue waters stretching as far as the eye can see and majestic green rugged mountains in the distance is the romantic Lodge on Loch Lomond.

This unique beachfront location provides the perfect backdrop for a magical outdoor ceremony, with the sound of the loch softly lapping against the sand during your vows or a short stroll along the beach to Luss Parish Church.  

Blend the modern and traditional with an imaginative wedding feast for up to 160 guests, combine your décor vision with the setting and finish the evening toasting marshmallows around the fire pit – a dream wedding day experience.

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Carrick Castle Estate

Surrounded by hills, overlooking Loch Goil and Scotland’s natural beauty at all angles, the dreamy Carrick Castle Estate offers romance, intimacy and stunning views – perfect for your storybook wedding.

With the ability to DIY much of your wedding day, you can tailor your event space to your specific vision, however, all-inclusive VIP packages are also available for stress-free planning.

Whether a rustic barn wedding is your style or a more intimate and private affair in the stunning Craigard, their dedicated wedding specialist is there throughout the planning process to ensure your day goes off without a hitch.

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Harvest Moon Holidays

Revel in the beauty of the sparkling shores of Tyninghame Beach, the treehouse-adorned ancient woodlands and the stunning themed honeymoon cabin at Harvest Moon Holidays. Make your vision come to life at this breath-taking, secluded venue.

With two beautiful wedding venues in East Lothian to choose from, you can create your own unique celebration. This isn’t a one-night affair, but a weekend celebration. Friends and family from far and wide can come together in their very own private site, set in one of the most beautiful venues in East Lothian, just 45 minutes from Edinburgh. 

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The Cruin

With views of Ben Lomond and Inchmurrin Island, The Cruin is the ultimate wedding venue by the water.

The Vu

The Vu has a stunning fresh-water reservoir that you can have as a backdrop to your photographs. 

Gleddoch Golf & Spa Resort

The award-winning Gleddoch Golf & Spa Resort has panoramic views of the Clyde, nestled amongst landscaped gardens.

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort

Nestled within the beautiful Scottish countryside, Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort stands proudly on the banks of the River Clyde. 

Altskeith Country House

With views to Ben Lomond and the opportunity to get married on the banks of Loch Ard, Altskeith Country House is an ideal waterside wedding venue.

Venachar Lochside

Located on the banks of Loch Venachar near Callander, Venachar Lochside is a simply stunning place to say 'we do'.

The Dougarie Boathouse

Located on the west side of the beautiful Isle of Arran, The Dougarie Boathouse is secluded on the stunning shoreline.

Crear Weddings

With access to a private beach along the beautiful Argyll coast, Crear is a brilliant choice if you're looking for an exclusive-use waterside venue.

Boreland Loch Tay 

Whether it's an intimate celebration or big party in the barn you're looking for, Boreland Loch Tay can accommodate it all. 

Seamill Hydro Hotel

Just metres from the beach and looking over to Arran, Seamill Hydro Hotel offers the charm of a seaside venue with the grandeur of an established resort.

Boturich Castle

With a gorgeous glass pavilion and extensive grounds overlooking Loch Lomond, Boturich Castle is the epitome of a fairytale wedding venue by the water.

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