15 of the Best Wedding Venues in Glasgow 2019
Glasgow has a lot to offer when it comes to wedding venues. The City of Glasgow has a global reputation of knowing how to through a party so choosing to wed here means you are in good hands. Glasgow’s rich Victorian heritage can be admired all across the city courtesy of historical buildings such as the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Exchange Square’s magnificent Gallery of Modern Art and the Glasgow City Chambers on George Square. The beautiful contrasts between the historical architecture and the contemporary styled interiors of many buildings is indeed breathtaking, and perfect for couples wishing to marry in a venue filled with character and charm.
If you prefer to add a more rustic, countryside feel to your wedding setting then there are plenty of venues close to Glasgow city centre which are surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens providing a scenic backdrop for your wedding day and photography. Just a short drive from the city centre you’ll find rolling hills in the West and spectacular countryside views. Further afield travelling towards Loch Lomond, you can enjoy a peaceful wedding experience with your nearest and dearest in a hidden, picturesque location.
To celebrate the variety of unique wedding venues in Glasgow, we have created a list of some of the best wedding venues in and around the city. With a fantastic mixture of castle wedding venues, hotel wedding venues and countryside wedding venues to suit all tastes and styles as well as adding in some lesser known hidden gems in there too…
Built in the 1800s, The Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow’s Merchant City is a wonderfully unique venue full of character and original period features. Once serving as a wholesale fruit market, this historical building has been extensively renovated whilst retaining much of it’s charm. Now serving as an iconic venue for a wide range of musical, arts and cultural events, the Old Fruitmarket is also popular venue for hosting weddings. Features such as the original fruit market signage, large cast iron columns and lofty vaulted roof add great character to the already magnificent surroundings . This fantastically versatile venue can be transformed into a beautifully romantic setting for a wedding. Choosing to host your wedding here will undeniably be a one of a kind celebration with your loved ones.
Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ
0141 353 8050
Once voted Scotland’s most stylish venue, this gem in the heart of Glasgow city has been exquisitely designed to perfection. Situated within the opulent Royal Exchange Square, 29 Glasgow offers a luxurious wedding experience at a great price with several event spaces to choose from. Each suite presents a distinct extravagant theme ensuring you’ll find the perfect setting to accommodate your wedding needs.
29 Private Members’ Club, 29 Royal Exchange Square Glasgow, G1 3AJ
0141 225 5615
Ingliston Country Club
Ingliston Country Club is a family-run hotel resting in the peaceful countryside on the outskirts of Glasgow. Located just 7 miles from Glasgow Airport, this 5 star hotel offers a luxurious rural escape close to the city. Overlooking both the Clyde and the glorious Kilpatrick Hills, the country club is surrounded by beauty making this a stylish opulent venue in a picturesque location.
There are two stunningly contrasting rooms within the club, the Salerno suite and the Connemara suite, which have been specifically designed to host wedding events. The Salerno suite is an authentic tribute to art-deco design, glistening in crystal and chrome over two-tiers together with a spectacular sweeping staircase connecting the two. The Connemara suite is elegantly chic in style complete with its very own champagne bar, altogether creating the perfect ambience for a wedding.
Ingliston Country Club & Hotel, Ingliston Cottage, Old Greenock Rd, Bishopton PA7 5PA
0845 301 1010
WEST on the Green
WEST on the Green is the home of WEST beer and is a unique, historic venue in Glasgow’s City Centre. This working brewery offers a wedding experience with a difference and is ideal for couples who have a passion for beer. The staff here promise to put as much love and care into making wedding dreams come true as they do brewing their beloved WEST beer.
WEST has two event spaces; the Hop room is equipped for comfortably accommodating up to 64 dining guests and a total of 90 evening guests. The WEST courtyard will suit those wishing a larger wedding with room for up to 150 dining guests and a total of 250 evening guests. The courtyard will most certainly wow guests with it’s spectacular 15 ft high glass wall that acts as a viewing gallery into the state-of-the-art brewery below. The suite also showcases the stunning architecture and original brickwork of this marvellous Grade A listed building.
WEST On The Green, Templeton Building, Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AW
0141 550 0135
Situated in a prime location in Glasgow’s vibrant West End, Oran Mor is a well known arts and entertainment venue with a stunning auditorium accommodating wedding parties of 100 and up to 250 dining guests. Oran Mor can take care of your wedding day from start to finish and couple’s will also benefit from the building’s original purpose as a church by having their ceremony in a church-like setting whilst enjoying the celebrations within the same venue as the evening progresses. The venue offers a flexible event space creating the perfect wedding setting suited to each couple’s personality and individual style. Another fantastic feature of this venue is the stunning celestial ceiling mural – one of Scotland’s largest pieces of public art.
Oran Mor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX
0141 357 6200
Boclair House Hotel
Boclair House is located in the West of Glasgow, in the quiet suburb of Bearsden. Just a few miles from the city centre, Boclair is surrounded by scenic countryside and acres of garden. The House is a red sandstone Gothic Tudor Mansion featuring a castellated tower and a series of arches at the front of the building. Each arch also lights up in the evenings to provide a magnificent backdrop for wedding photography.
Ceremonies can take place indoors in the Grand Ballroom which showcases striking features such as large sparkling chandeliers and mirrored pillars. Or start your day in an equally romantic way, by taking your vows under the traditional Victorian bandstand in the garden. The hotel also offers exclusive use where you can celebrate with your loved ones throughout the day in complete privacy. So not only can you and your guests have sole use of the entire hotel but also the bedroom suites, grand ballroom and gardens.
Another fantastic feature of this hidden gem is the Arran Honeymoon suite. The suite is luxuriously equipped with a round copper bath rub, spiral decorative staircase and tower shower wet room. It’s plush, opulent style is captivating and is undoubtedly the ultimate setting for your first night as a married couple.
Boclair House, Milngavie Rd, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 2TQ
0141 942 4278
A stunning Mediterranean-themed tapas restaurant and bar in Glasgow’s Merchant City. Stepping foot into this venue will transport you to a place of paradise where you can celebrate “fiesta style”. Arta is a unique venue providing vibrant surroundings of a Spanish Hacienda without having to leave the country. Once serving as a Cheese Market in the early 1900s, this wedding venue has 7 private rooms over 3 floors catering for wedding parties of all sizes. The Canvas room is perfect for a ceilidh, DJ or live band and holds a maximum amount of 180 guests making it an ideal spot for a big celebration.
Arta, 62 Albion St, Glasgow G1 1PA
0845 166 6018
The Eagle Lodge
The Eagle Lodge is a restaurant and wedding venue in the north of Glasgow nestled within a quiet residential area in Bishopbriggs. Only 10 minutes drive from Glasgow’s city centre and a 2 minute drive from acres of rollings hills offering spectacular, panoramic scenery. With beautifully styled modern suites for hosting wedding celebrations the Eagle Lodge also offers great value all inclusive wedding packages. The Lodge has two suites equally suitable for hosting your whole wedding day – ceremony, wedding meal and evening reception. The Antonine Grand Ballroom in particular is exquisitely designed with elegant decor and can hold up to 200 guests for wedding meals. The Grand Ballroom also features a bar lounge area, floor to ceiling glass windows and a spacious dancefloor.
2 Hilton Rd, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow G64 2PN
0141 772 5951
Grade A listing building in the prestigious Merchant city area of Glasgow. The Club is a well known restaurant and bar in Glasgow covering over 5 floors with grand, luxuriously designed interiors. Corinthian Club is a must-see venue in Glasgow and retains many of its original historic features such as high-vaulted ceilings, sweeping staircase and large glass dome ceiling.
The venue has 7 event spaces of varying capacities and can host wedding parties from 12 up to 120 dining guests so whatever your wedding party size, The Corinthian Club, will have an ideal event space to cater for it. The largest suite, the Flying Scotsman, has been purposefully built and designed with fine elegance. It features a stunning fairytale ceiling effect, private bar and dramatic draped windows. This suite is also available for ceremonies and holds up to 120 day guests and up to 250 evening guests in total.
An award winning wedding consultant is at a hand to assist with every aspect of your wedding day offering flexible wedding packages that can be adjusted to suit your needs. The Corinthian catering services offer a wide choice of dishes for each course which can be individually selected to make a personalised wedding menu and can be complemented together with one of four different drinks packages.
The Corinthian Club, 191 Ingram St, Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1DA
0141 552 1101
House For An Art Lover
A unique and inspiring arts venue set on 169 acres of ground within Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park. Originally designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh and built years later as a centre for exhibiting art, design and architecture. If you are looking for a truly one-of-a-kind backdrop to your wedding then make sure you pay this venue a visit.
The Music Room has a beautifully white interior featuring outstanding elements of Macintosh design. The Music Room is a bright space with floor to ceiling windows and is certainly a perfect setting for a wedding ceremony holding up to 110 guests. The Art Lover’s Bar is a relaxed event space for the evening reception holding up to 130 guests together with a dance floor and decorated with glistening lights to enhance the evening entertainment.
House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow G41 5BW
0141 353 4770
St Luke’s Glasgow
A multi-purpose music venue in the East End of Glasgow’s City Centre. This Grade B listed building is a wedding venue packed with history, character and charm. St Luke’s is a converted church and has been lovingly restored to host weddings and music events under a magnificent vaulted ceiling. Many of the original features of the church have been restored such as the beautiful stained glass windows but the focal point of the room, and treasured piece, is unmistakably the large working pipe organ display that dates back to the early 1800’s.
Wedding parties of up to 150 guests can be seated for the wedding meal and over 200 guests can be accommodated for the evening reception. In addition, the venue has some fantastic lighting facilities which will really set the mood for your wedding meal and evening celebrations whilst providing stunning backdrops for your wedding photography. So if you are looking for a breath-taking venue with a lot of history and character for your wedding day, St Luke’s is the ideal setting.
St Luke’s Glasgow, Calton, 17 Bain St, Glasgow G40 2JZ
0141 552 8378
The Radstone Hotel lies a short drive outside Glasgow in rural Lanarkshire surrounded by acres of farmland and beautiful scenery. The hotel is elegantly styled with contemporary designs and is a fantastic location away from the city offering spectacular panoramic views of the Clyde Valley. At the Radstone you can choose to have your ceremony, wedding meal and evening reception here no matter how big or small a wedding you plan to have. The venue proudly caters for wedding parties of up to 350 guests in either of their stunning diamond or sapphire suites. Choose to have your ceremony outdoors in the purpose-built wedding garden or in the equally stunning event spaces within the hotel. Radstone offers a wide range of menu and drinks options within it’s affordable wedding packages as well as offering fantastic all inclusive packages for a set price per guest.
Radstone Hotel, 3 Ayr Rd, Shawsburn, Larkhall ML9 2TZ
Cottiers is a historical landmark and popular restaurant, theatre and wedding venue situated in the heart of Glasgow’s West End. The building is a renovated church with many of it’s original features still on display including the fully restored Willis organ and beautiful stained glass windows . The venue also prides itself on offering flexible wedding packages for all types of budgets. The on-site theatre set designers are at hand to create a wedding setting of your dreams in whichever style and design you wish.
93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU
0141 357 5825
Roselea Hall Hotel
Set in a Victorian mansion in the picturesque village of Rhu, Roselea Hall Hotel lies overlooking both the Gare Loch and the Firth of Clyde. The 4 star hotel offers a bespoke wedding service seating up to 128 guests in it’s Argyle Suite and Conservatory. The hotel also offers an intimate wedding experience for smaller wedding parties. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, wedding ceremonies can either take place outdoors on the front lawn or indoors in the charming conservatory where you’ll find a bright, open space that overlooks the front lawn and gardens. With breathtaking views over the Loch coupled with the stunning landscaped gardens, Roselea Hall Hotel creates an amazing backdrop for your wedding photography.
Roselea Hall Hotel, Ferry Rd, Rosneath, Rhu, Helensburgh G84 8NF
This 19-century mansion offers a countryside feel whilst being just 3 miles from Glasgow City Centre. Built in the late Victorian period, this hotel features a striking high square tower crafted in rich red sandstone. The castle is also surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens making it a romantic fairy-tale venue for your special day.
Award winning chefs prepare Scottish produce to the highest of standards offering 12 different wedding menus to choose from. The hotel has 18 bedrooms; all a selection of elegantly designed suites situated in either the castle, garden suites or cottage building.
11 Sherbrooke Ave, Glasgow G41 4PG
0141 427 4227