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Looking for the perfect wedding venue? Why not choose a castle, abbey or palace to provide a beautiful and romantic setting for your special day.

With a wide variety of venues throughout Scotland there's sure to be the perfect one for your dream wedding.

Some of our properties are available to hire specifically for your
photographs. Find out more

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Arbroath Abbey

An impressive wedding location and celebrated site in Scotland's history. Find out more
Arbroath Abbey

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Our wedding venues are located throughout Scotland.

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map In a beautiful location overlooking the Forth Estuary and boasts a delightful walled garden with ornate terraces and an unusual beehive-shaped dovecot. Located in Stirling's historic old town and is Scotland's most splendid and most surviving 17th century townhouse. In a beautiful setting by the River Clyde, it is Scotland's largest and finest 13th century castle. Part of the original circular keep survives. With its moat, twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlements, Caerlaverock Castle is the epitome of a medieval stronghold. Dramatically situated above Dollar Glen, it is a striking 15th century fortress with spectacular views over ancient woodlands. One of Scotland's most perfectly preserved medieval strongholds. The late 14th century tower house provides superb views over the surrounding gardens and parklands. One of Scotland's oldest surviving strongholds, Dirleton Castle is an impressive, romantic fortress dating back to the 13th century. A magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle with towering battlements looking down over the River Teith and out towards the Menteith Hills and Ben Lomond. Set in tranquil seclusion on the banks of the River Tweed, its remarkably complete ruins make it easy to understand the attractions of monastic life. A splendid baroque mansion designed and built in the 18th century by William Adam. The striking classical gilt interiors create a romantic and elegant atmosphere. Situated in a stunning location with unrivalled views over the City of Edinburgh, it's Scotland's most famous landmark and has everything you need to make your big day a big success. A magnificent ruin which dates back to the 13th century and is one of Scotland's most beautiful medieval buildings. Comprising two fine and complete tower houses, built just three metres apart in the 15th and 16th centuries and joined in later years. Originally established as a priory by David I and later became an abbey in 1235. It is now the best preserved group of monastic buildings in Scotland. Is one of Scotland's most historic and sacred sites. In addition to being a potent symbol of Scotland's past, the Abbey still remains a focus for community life. The best preserved medieval castle in the Western Isles, seat of the chiefs of Clan MacNeil. Sitting on a rocky islet in the bay just off the coast of Barra. Once a favoured royal residence of the Steward monarchs and best known as the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Beautifully situated in it's own park beside Linlithgow Loch. A magnificent ruin on a grand scale. The Abbey is thought to be the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart, marked with a carved stone plaque within the grounds. Unique among Scottish Castles for both its early date and unusual circular plan. The dramatic moat and impressive gatehouse are just some of the features that create a special setting. An impressive building with a welcoming atmosphere. Set in exceptional grounds the Church gardens are a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photography. One of Scotland's grandest castles and the ancient home of Scottish kings and queens. The castle can be hired exclusively outwith visitor opening hours. A dramatic ruin overlooking Loch Ness and was once one of Scotland's mightiest strongholds. It's splendid vantage point offers an atmospheric setting for wedding ceremonies.



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Each wedding venue is unique. Historic Scotland offers a wide variety of venues throughout Scotland, all providing beautiful and romantic settings for your wedding day.

We are delighted to discuss your requirements and assist you in making your special event a memorable occasion. Our Frequently Asked Questions page has guidelines that should be considered when planning a wedding ceremony or reception at our sites.

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