Dramatic scenery carved by granite and ice, wild and untouched stretches, history, myths, legends and otherworldly creatures…
With an enchanting dreamlike atmosphere, it’s no surprise that Scotland is heralded as one of the most romantic and charmed places for the fairy-tale destination wedding abroad. Even the nation’s official animal is the captivating and supernatural unicorn symbolising purity, joy and life itself.
From outdoor weddings with a breath-taking back drop to the best Scottish boutique hotels and stunning castle weddings venues steeped in story – the country has it all for the perfect Scottish wedding.
But when you’re arranging a wedding abroad it can be complicated to know even where to start. That’s why Destination Weddings Scotland has curated these wedding venues in Scotland which can offer all-inclusive destination weddings for the most beautiful destination wedding ideas in Scotland.
Get married in the coastal countryside: Hill of Tarvit Mansion and Gardens
The Hill of Tarvit Mansion House is described as one of the finest Edwardian mansion houses in Scotland with an atmospheric great hall, an elegant dining room, a famous collection of art and antiques and a 9-hole hickory golf course. It’s nestled in the Fife countryside, a stone’s throw from the iconic seaside town of St Andrew’s and within close distance to Edinburgh and Perth. St Andrew’s is world famous for golf but also its cobbled street charm and love stories, with the royal romance between The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Known as the Earl and Countess of Strathearn in Scotland) blossoming in this beautiful place.
-For a party of 60 to be married inside the venue or an outdoor wedding in the beautiful gardens.
-Includes dinner and dancing in the grand hall.
-£86.50 per guest for 2019.
Elope for a fantasy clifftop castle wedding: Culzean Castle
If you’re looking to steal your love away for an intimate ceremony at a fairy-tale castle wedding venue in Scotland, then there’s no other more impressive place than Culzean Castle. Perched on an incredible cliff-top location on the spectacular west coast of Scotland it offers views stretching as far as the Scottish Isles.
-For the happy couple of two with two witnesses at the ceremony.
-Includes three course dinner for two, two night’s stay in the castle’s own penthouse suite, breakfast and afternoon tea each day and finishing touches such as the bride’s bouquet and groom’s buttonhole and a bottle of champagne.
-£2150 per couple.
A luxury castle destination wedding by Edinburgh: Borthwick Castle
Borthwick Castle offers the most magical backdrop for your dream day. With 600 years of history its charming and striking features scattered throughout include fairy-tale spiralling staircases and majestic public rooms beautifully restored for a truly lavish and enchanting feel. The castle is only 12 miles from Edinburgh, the must-visit picturesque capital of Scotland and boasts an incredible chef. This package is for a mid-week wedding based on numbers of 26 for a perfect Scottish wedding abroad.
-For a party of 26 on a mid-week day.
-Includes accommodation for 26 within the castle for two nights, wedding dinner and evening buffet, drinks package, canapes and breakfast.
-£22,340 for 26 people.
Tie the Knot in the best hotel in Scotland (and the world): Cromlix Hotel
The Cromlix Hotel was voted the number one hotel in the world by Conde Naste Traveller in 2018. It’s a stunning, elegant Victorian mansion in Dunblane near Stirling in the heart of Perthshire, just 50 minutes from both Glasgow and Edinburgh and 30 minutes from the magnificent Loch Lomond National Park. From one number one to another, the hotel is owned by Scottish tennis superstar Andy Murray and run by luxury hoteliers ICMI, so it offers the best in Scottish hospitality and has been transformed and restored to the highest standards. Experience the decadent lifestyle once enjoyed by the Lairds of Cromlix with 34 acres of secluded woodlands and garden grounds, the house’s own loch and a ceremony in its beautiful chapel all in the sumptuous Perthshire countryside.
-For a party of 20.
-Includes a ceremony in the chapel, dinner, drinks and evening buffet for 20 people, two night’s stay for the couple in a suite room with the second’s night dinner in the garden room.
- £3625 for 20 people.
Destination Weddings Scotland (DWS) arranges dream weddings for couples looking for the perfect Scottish wedding abroad.
To learn more about the nation’s most enchanting spots and all-inclusive destination wedding packages in Scotland, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All offers subject to availability and price changes as advised by Wedding venues dependent on date/time and number of Wedding guests.