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The 22 Best Budget Wedding Venues in Scotland

Budget wedding venues in Scotland have so much to offer and these incredible locations prove that a tight budget doesn't need to stop you from booking your dream venue. We've scoured Scotland for the very best wedding budget-friendly wedding venues around.

An industrial-style event space with red brick, concrete floors, rustic tables and chairs, market lighting, and greenery

Finding your dream wedding venue on a budget can be tricky. With some venues charging five-figure sums simply for venue hire, couples can find themselves struggling to manage the rest of their wedding budget

If you’re after the perfect wedding venue north of the border and you’re on a budget, fear not! It turns out there are plenty of cheap wedding venues in Scotland and, by the looks of this list, budget-friendly certainly doesn’t mean you need to compromise on style.

The Best Budget Wedding Venues in Scotland

We reckon you’ll be pretty surprised by just how much you can get for your money, especially if you’re happy to go off-peak. From fairy tale castle wedding venues to loch-side lodges, here are the very best budget wedding venues in Scotland.

1. Teasses Estate – Fife & Angus

If you love the idea of an outdoor wedding venue, or at least spending a large part of your day in the great outdoors, why not get hitched at the Teasses Estate? This peaceful and natural oasis offers a range of affordable packages for couples to choose from.

Venue hire starts at £3,500 and their flexible packages can include services of a celebrant, photographer, and videographer, as well as classic a classic car for a luxurious journey to and from your ceremony.

This beautiful venue also offers a list of trusted local vendors, including caterers, florists, and bartending companies to help you bring your day to life in a way that honours your budget.

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2. The National Piping Centre – Glasgow

For seriously cool Scottish vibes, you'll love The National Piping Centre, situated in central Glasgow. Not only is it a centre of excellence for the traditional Scottish instrument, but it’s also a four-star hotel with an award-winning head chef, making it a fantastic pick for the biggest day of your life.

Wedding packages here include a piper (of course), as well as venue hire and everything you need to set up, including table linen and candles. The Winter Wedding package is just £2,700, with peak season packages going up to a still rather reasonable £7,100. What a perfect inner-city wedding venue!

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3. Engine Works – Glasgow

If you’re dreaming of a wedding venue that stands out from the crowd, you’ll adore The Engine Works and its authentic industrial vibes nestled on the streets of Glasgow. This contemporary space offers a choice of event rooms across the versatile property and can be used for both ceremonies and receptions.

Room hire packages start at £4,000 and can be customized to suit your needs. For those who might prefer to celebrate their day in the outdoor area, The Garden can accommodate soirées of up to 325, while the stunning Engine Room is perfect for unique indoor gatherings.

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4. Bachilton Barn – Perthshire

If barn wedding venues are your cup of tea, here's one you need to know about. With bags of rustic charm and stunning country views, it’s no surprise wedding barns have massively increased in popularity over the last few years. Bachilton Barn is the perfect example of why couples love them so much!

This beautifully styled barn is housed together with three other rooms, all exclusively yours for the day, giving you and your guests plenty of space to relax and mingle. You’re also welcome to make use of the stunning gazebo and pond for romantic wedding photos. Venue hire in the winter months starts at £4,000 on weekdays and £5,000 on weekends. Hire includes accommodation for two nights for 28 people in the charming cottages.

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5. Fingask Castle – Perthshire

Scotland is famed for its stunning castles and ruggedly romantic landscapes, but many couples believe booking a remote castle comes with a royally large bill. Fingask Castle is an exception to that rule and offers venue hire from just £1,000 for weekday weddings.

You can marry within the walls of the historic castle, inside the outdoor pavilion or in one of the many stunning gardens, all of which are automatically included when you hire the venue. Fingask provides everything you need to host a wedding ceremony and reception including chairs, glassware and tableware and pride themselves on their ‘no hidden extras policy’.

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6. Shieldhill Castle – Central & Glasgow

Gorgeous Scottish wedding venue pictured outdoors with the venue's reflection mirrored in the lake

Imagine saying "I do" in a historic castle on the shores of an idyllic lake with only mountains on the horizon behind you. That’s how weddings at Shieldhill Castle go down. Even if the rain makes an appearance, you can continue to enjoy the day from the elegant and cosy indoor event spaces.

This venue has an intimate wedding package starting at £2,000 that is available on a range of different dates. This special price includes exclusive use of the onsite chapel and the Alexander Room, canapés and a drink after the ceremony, a three-course meal, and a glass of Prosecco for speeches.

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7. The Four Seasons Hotel Perthshire - Perthshire

View of the Four Seasons Hotel from across Loch Earn. Mountains and lush forest are visible.

This stunning venue may offer affordable packages, but the scenic views surrounding this hotel are priceless. The Four Seasons is nestled away by the shores of Loch Earn, and couples can explore the enchanted woodlands of the estate's private grounds.

Wedding packages here start at £47 per person and can be customized depending on your preferences. The hotel boasts a team of skilled and experienced event planners that are experienced in planning a wide range of celebrations, such as hog roasts, humanist ceremonies, and marquee celebrations. 

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8. Carrick Castle Estate – Near Glasgow

Modern wedding venue surrounded by mountains and lawns

Set on the West shore of Loch Goil, on the beautiful peninsula of Cowal, Carrick Castle Estate boasts one of the most majestic views that any budget wedding venue in Scotland could offer. The newly built lodge is a blank canvas that you can truly make your own and the vast space can accommodate up to 120 guests.

You can celebrate in the spacious barn, intimate lodge or in a marquee within the grounds for a more traditional feel - it’s totally up to you. Intimate lodge wedding hire for between 2 and 18 guests starts at £1,080 and this includes tables, chairs and toilets. Barn pricing goes up to £3,650, however this does include décor.

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9. Kippilaw House – Melrose

This enchanting mansion house can be exclusively yours for the day, all at a surprisingly budget-friendly cost. At Kippilaw House, exclusive hire includes its ballroom, bar, dining room, grand hall, and sitting room and the fabulous manicured lawn and terrace - making it perfect for an outdoor wedding!

With a choice of three reception rooms, you can host anything from an intimate ceremony with just close family present to a large-scale celebration with up to 200 guests.

Venue hire starts at £1,400 for a weekday do, with an added £550 if you wish to hold your ceremony here too. Saturday costs go up to £1,900 for a reception and the ceremony fee remains the same.

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10. Kingsmills Hotel – Inverness

If you’re looking for a cheap wedding venue in Scotland that makes wedding planning easy, then Kingsmills Hotel is perfect for you. This stylish hotel offers weddings for anywhere between 3 and 300 people and invites you to utilise its new Kingsmills Suite, which opens directly onto the tranquil grounds.

Prices range from £150 for a ceremony with up to 30 guests in the Adams Lounge, to £300 for a ceremony with 150 in attendance in the Kingsmills Suite. The approximate price for guests (including arrival and toast drinks, canapés, meal, wine, and an evening buffet) is £65.50.

Kingsmills may also offer money off listed prices for weddings taking place Sunday to Thursday - what a great way to cut costs when planning your wedding!

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11. Winton Castle – East Lothian

Think exclusive hire of a grand Scottish castle is out of your price range? Think again! Winton Castle offers a range of wedding packages including low-season and winter wedding specials that make becoming King or Queen for the day a very realistic prospect.

A winter wedding package for 80 guests here is £11,500 and includes exclusive use, fire pits and open fires, ceremony room hire, ballroom hire, personalised flag flying and complete event management.

Catering services such as a reception with drinks and canapés, a three-course wedding breakfast, an evening buffet for up to 120 guests, unlimited soft drinks and tea and coffee will also be provided. Sounds like a good deal to us!

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12. The Boat House at Dougarie – Dumfries Galloway & Ayrshire

There’s something very unique and laidback about weddings at The Boat House at Dougarie and the in-house event team loves to keep it that way.

If you’d love the convenience of having everything you need on-site plus the freedom to create a day that’s as individual as you are, The BoatHouse is a fantastic choice for you.

Packages start at £2,400 and the property can accommodate up to 35 guests overnight should you wish to extend your celebrations.

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13. Linlithgow Burgh Halls – West Lothian

This iconic West Lothian landmark is the perfect pick for art and culture-loving couples thanks to its fine art galleries and rich history. You may think hiring a venue as impressive as this may be too much of a stretch for your budget, but think again.

You can hire one of the two spacious and light-filled function rooms at Linlithgow Burgh Halls for just £1,100 between November and February, £1,650 in the spring and autumn and £2,215 over the summer months. Exclusive-use ranges from £3,540 to £5,540, depending on the day of the week.

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14. Cherrytrees – Lothian & Borders

What could be more romantic than celebrating your nuptials in a Victorian walled garden? Cherrytrees is a truly enchanting and unique venue offering couples privacy, tranquillity, and pretty reasonable prices. Plus, it also offers you plenty of options when it comes to ceremony settings.

You can marry in the conservatory or in the immaculate garden with up to 40 guests in attendance. The venue's enchanting flower garden can also supply cutting flowers for your table settings, bouquets, and buttonholes for an added touch.

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15. The Old Dr Bells Baths – Edinburgh

This former Victorian bathhouse is certainly unlike any other venue in the area. Featuring a vaulted ceiling and large windows, this light and airy space is a great blank canvas for couples looking to really make a venue their own. 

The Old Dr Bells Baths offer a range of flexible wedding packages that take the stress out of wedding planning. The Gold package comes in at £89 per person and includes exclusive use, a three-course wedding breakfast, post-ceremony fizz, a drink for the toast, a glass of wine with the meal, a wedding coordinator, master of ceremonies and a pre-wedding tasting for the couple. So, for a wedding with 50 guests, you can expect to pay around £4,450. Not bad if you ask us!

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16. House For An Art Lover – Glasgow

Old and new blend perfectly at House For An Art Lover in Glasgow. The early 20th-century architectural design works perfectly with the contemporary and quirky décor and creative attitude of the HFAAL team. Plus, situated within easy reach of key transport links, it’s super accessible for both local and out-of-town guests.

Arty couples will love the chance to say "I do" amongst the works of some of Scotland’s most talented artists and they can do just that for £2,900 with 40 day guests and 80 evening guests on a weekday. This price includes a three-course meal, a house drinks package, venue hire, evening food and much more.

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17. Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort – Angus

Set in the heart of the rugged Scottish countryside and nestled on the water’s edge is Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort, a tranquil and homely wedding venue. When you’re not saying your vows in the magnificent Buddon Burn room or enjoying the atmosphere underneath the fairy-light-lit beams in the Inglesmaldie suite, you can explore the stunning pools and surrounding woodland.

As majestic in the winter as it is charming in the summer, this venue offers couples the chance to say "I do" for less during the colder months. Winter weddings start at £4,230 based on 60 day guests and 40 evening guests. This includes venue hire, drinks, canapés, a three-course wedding breakfast and the services of a dedicated wedding coordinator.

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18. McArthur Manor – Perthshire

If you’re all about those rustic vibes, where better to say your vows than a manor house nestled away in rural Perthshire? McArthur Manor offers use of the entire Georgian home for the day, giving you access to a number of elegant gathering spaces and luxurious overnight accommodation for an unforgettable celebration in a serene and stately setting.

Dedicated to helping couples make the most of their time at the venue, the in-house event team offers a wide range of package add-ons to choose from, including a pipe band, highland games, bouncy castle rentals, and whiskey tasting experiences. 

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19. Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh – Lothian & Borders

Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh is a luxury 4-star hotel that acts as the perfect setting for an intimate wedding celebration. Originally built in 1743, the building is steeped in rich history and is conveniently located in the vibrant, bustling city of Edinburgh. If you're looking for the best of both worlds, this hotel wedding venue has it all!

While the hotel specializes in luxurious events, they offer a wide range of budget friendly wedding packages starting at £38 per person for an afternoon tea celebration. Alternatively, the Al Fresco package will have you enjoying a barbeque in the venue's stunning outdoor area for only £55 per guest.

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20. Riddle's Court – Lothian & Borders

If you're looking for a grand celebration space, Riddle's Court is stately and elegant as well as warm and welcoming. At every turn, you will be met with eye-catching features that exude historic charm, from the painted ceilings to the wood-panelled walls. 

Menus here start at £45 per guest and with space for up to 60 attendees and the property's team of event specialists will guide you as you plan your day, recommending local vendors who can provide services at a range of price points to suit your needs.

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21. Neidpath Castle – Lothian & Borders

Banquet hall decorated with flowers and candles

You're sure to feel like royalty celebrating your day at Neidpath Castle with your nearest and dearest. With its banqueting halls, views of the surrounding woods, and stunning historical décor, the estate is a picture-perfect location taken right out of a storybook.

Menus start at £30 per person, and the property can accommodate gatherings of up to 250 guests - perfect for large celebrations!

22. Logie Country House – Aberdeen & Deeside

Couple kissing in front of mansion house

Looking for an affordable wedding venue but still want a luxurious experience? Logie Country House just might be the venue for you.

Not only does this property offer the use of its private courtyard, grand ballroom, and enchanting grounds, its award-winning catering team will be on hand to deliver an unforgettable wedding breakfast for you and your loved ones. Their mid-week packages start at £5,000 and the venue offers off-peak rates for even better value for money. 

Now you've found the perfect budget-friendly wedding venue in Scotland, what's next on the wedding planning list? Why not brose our super savvy money saving hacks for planning a wedding or plan that unforgettable hen party in Edinburgh?