The browser you are using is out of date and is no longer supported. To view and use this site correctly, please update your browser to the latest version.

We're changing

We have created a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.

Weddings at Bothwell Castle

Ceremonies & Photography

Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle
, in a beautiful setting by the River Clyde, is Scotland’s largest and finest 13th century castle. Part of the original circular keep survives.

The castle owes its origins to Walter of Moray who, in a great display of feudal pride, set about creating a mighty fortified residence.

Venue Details

This venue provides an ideal setting and is suitable for Wedding Ceremonies & Photography.


Great Hall
Located on the first floor of the castle, the Great Hall is a magnificent open air space flanked by the majestic South East Tower.

The Vault
Located below the Great Hall, the Vault is a popular option and offers a secluded space sheltered from the elements.


60 people

Types of Ceremony:

Religious and Humanist Weddings Ceremonies. Civil ceremonies by agreement with Registrar.


You can make your wedding photographs special by hiring Bothwell Castle specifically for your photographs, even if you are holding your ceremony elsewhere. Please note that at sites where we offer ceremonies, we do not accept photography bookings more than two months in advance of the wedding date. For information on the fee and how to book your photography please contact Bothwell Castle directly on 01698 816 894 or visit our wedding photography page.


At Uddingston off the B7071
Postcode: G71 8BL

Wedding Brochure

Bothwell Castle wedding brochure cover
Download the wedding brochure for Bothwell Castle

Contact Us

Weddings Team
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8831

Submit your enquiry online

Use our online enquiry form to submit an overview of your wedding requirements. Our weddings team will then contact you to discuss suitable options for your big day.