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Top 10 Best Wedding Venues in Edinburgh 2021

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Edinburgh is a beautiful, historic city with stunning period properties everywhere you look. As a result, choosing a wedding venue for your big day can be a difficult one. Luckily, we have scoured the city of Edinburgh and the surrounding areas for the best wedding venues around.

Some venues you may know of already and some you may not but no matter what you are looking for – we’ve got you covered ! Scroll down for a mix of gorgeous waterfront, city, countryside and castle venues in Edinburgh…

10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | Norton House Hotel | Scottish Country House

Norton House Hotel & Spa

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

First on our list of top Edinburgh Wedding Venues is a stunning Victorian mansion surrounded by 55 acres landscaped gardens and farmland. If you are looking for a country setting but would prefer to have your wedding close to the city then this 4 star hotel is worth a visit.

Situated only 2 miles from Edinburgh airport in the picturesque village of Mumbles, this upscale wedding venue has everything you need. Offering 3 different wedding suites as well as a spa, a fine-dining restaurant and 83 hotel bedrooms within it’s beautiful grounds.




EH28 8LX


0845 072 7468

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | DoubleTree Hilton City Centre | Scottish Castle

DoubleTree Hilton Edinburgh City Centre

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

A landmark hotel with an incredibly, unusual building design resembling the New York City Flatiron. DoubleTree Hilton Edinburgh City Centre is a modern hotel within an A listed building located on the western edge of Edinburgh’s Old Town. This 4 star hotel has eye-catching architectural features such as the floor to ceiling windows throughout. Another key feature of this venue is the Penthouse wedding suite offering a panoramic view of Edinburgh’s skyline including an unrivalled, breathtaking view of Edinburgh castle.


34 Bread Street




0131 221 5555

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | Eskmills Venue | Scottish Rustic Barn

Eskmills Venue

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

A versatile event space and unique wedding venue with an industrial past. Once a cotton and rope mill factory, the Eskmills building is now a popular barn-style venue lying on the banks of the River Esk just 15 miles east of Edinburgh. Due to it’s size, this venue is a flexible space that can be transformed into the wedding of your dreams with styles and designs that represent and reflect you as a couple.

Wedding ceremonies can take place either indoors or outdoors in the garden. The indoor suite is large enough to hold up to 350 guests but can also accommodate small, intimate gatherings with the use of drapes and partitions making the space feel perfectly proportioned.


Stuart House

Station Rd


EH21 7PQ


0131 273 5145

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | Mansfield Traquair | Scottish City Centre Church

Mansfield Traquair

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

Another landmark building in Edinburgh City and recognised as a vital piece of Edinburgh’s architectural and artistic heritage. This former Catholic Apostolic Church has been restored to its former glory providing a spectacularly unique wedding venue that is sure to take your breath away.

Mansfield Traquair offers a grand setting and versatile space allowing you to dream your wedding vision to life together with the help and assistance of expert wedding designers on the lead up to your special day. The venue also has that added appeal of being in a central location at the eastern edge of Edinburgh’s New Town.


15 Mansfield Pl




0131 474 8013

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | The Vu | Scottish Country Lochside

The Vu

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

The Vu in Bathgate provides a unique wedding experience with one of the big attractions being the unusual location of the venue itself. Purposefully built to extend out onto the Ballencreiff Reservoir, part of the venue sits completely surrounding by water. Adding to this rare feature is the floor to ceiling windows which offer panoramic views over both the water and central Scotland countryside.

Conveniently located between Glasgow and Edinburgh, this premier wedding venue can accommodate up to 200 guests and creates an outstanding and memorable backdrop to your day.


The Bathgate Hills

Ballencrieff Reservoir



EH48 4LD


01506 630808

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | Glasshouse Hotel | Scottish City Centre Gardens

Glasshouse Hotel

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

The Glasshouse is a 5 star hotel in the heart of Edinburgh city centre. Established in 2003 after being converted from a church to a hotel and wedding venue. The Glasshouse has the best of both worlds by offering a two-acre rooftop garden oasis whilst also being ideally located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre. The garden oasis is a tranquil setting which creates a wonderfully romantic atmosphere and is also a perfect backdrop for an outdoor ceremony and wedding photographs too.

There are many indoor and outdoor options for the location of your wedding ceremony such as the outdoor terrace; the balcony and on the rooftop garden lawn. You could also opt for the best of both and have your ceremony take place in the indoor observatory where you’ll be surrounded by floor to ceiling windows overlooking the rooftop garden.


2 Greenside Place




0131 525 8200

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | Rosebery Venues| Barnbougle Castle | Scottish Coastal Luxury

Rosebery Venues – Barnbougle Castle

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

Lying on the shores of the Firth of Forth and just a few miles west of Edinburgh city centre. Barnbougle castle has undergone an extensive renovation project to produce a romantic castle wedding venue in a truly spectacular location. The castle is also an exclusive use venue and welcomes up to 200 guests indoors whilst showcasing it’s beautiful fairytale details and grand banqueting hall within.

The venue staff pride themselves on catering to your specific requirements so you will be in very safe hands with the assurance an extra special day will be had by all.


Rosebery Estates


South Queensferry

EH30 9TQ


0131 357 9870

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | Braid Hills Hotel | Scottish Castle

Best Western Edinburgh South Braid Hills Hotel

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

This stunning hotel offers a calm, picturesque setting whilst residing just a few miles from the city centre of Edinburgh. The hotel building has castle-style features such as turrets and sits on a hill overlooking the Braidburn Valley Park offering fantastic views of the acres of parkland below. The views of the park really make it feel like you are a lot further away from Edinburgh’s bustling city centre than you actually are.

Another great feature of this hotel is they host only one wedding per day. So you can relax knowing all event staff will be dedicating their time to ensuring your wedding day is perfect. A range of wedding packages are also available including all inclusive packages for couples opting for a midweek summer weddings or winter wedding.


134 Braid Rd


EH10 6JD


0131 447 8888

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | The Hub | Royal Mile | Scottish City Centre Church
Edinburgh Wedding Venues

The Hub

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

Set on the historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh, this Category A listed building blends award winning contemporary design with classic Victorian architecture. The interior of the The Hub’s Main Hall is spectacularly designed in rich gold and vibrant blue with original period features which certainly makes it an ideal space to hold special occasions like a wedding.


348-350 Castlehill




0131 473 2015

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10 of the best wedding venues in Edinburgh | Dalmahoy Hotel | Scottish Country House

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Edinburgh Wedding Venues

Lastly we have the stunning Dalmahoy Hotel. Offering sensational views to both Edinburgh Castle and the Forth Bridges, this venue is rich with history that dates back to the 1720s. The hotel has 4 wedding suites of varying capacities with each boasting beautiful period features such as ornate fireplaces, chandeliers, large windows and panoramic views over Edinburgh.

Situated just 10 minutes from Edinburgh Airport, this grand & romantic wedding venue is a truly luxurious retreat close to the city of Edinburgh.



EH27 8EB


0131 333 1845

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Want to know more about Edinburgh Wedding Venues ?

So there you have it ! Our top 10 picks of outstanding Edinburgh Wedding Venues have now been listed. If you’d like to know more about any of the venues we mentioned in this post then click the links to head over to their individual website’s. Alternatively, get in touch with our Scottish Wedding Venue Experts by contacting ‘The Wedding Venue Scotland’ via the form below.

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