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The 22 Best Budget Wedding Venues in Scotland Starting from £500

Budget wedding venues in Scotland have so much to offer. We've scoured Scotland for the very best wedding budget-friendly wedding venues around.

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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 budget wedding venues in Scotland and, by the looks of this list, budget-friendly certainly doesn’t mean you need to compromise on style.

No matter what type of venue you're after, Scotland has it all. From fairy tale castle wedding venues to loch-side lodges, there are budget wedding venues in Scotland to suit every wedding theme and wedding budget

We've rounded up the best budget locations to tie the knot in Scotland, as well as generous cheap wedding packages under £2,000 in Scotland to help you save in style. 

The Best Budget Wedding Venues in Scotland

1. Teasses Estate - Fife & Angus

Dining table set up in a conservatory

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 charming venue gives couples the best of both worlds. offering them the chance to tie the knot in their gorgeous garden or impressive 19th century Mansion House. 

Your guests are guaranteed to be wowed with the beauty of this venue. One Hitched user said, "The setting is stunning, as soon as you enter the gardens the surroundings really do take your breath away. The greenhouse is gorgeous but the gardens themselves are perfectly kept.

"Our guests kept commenting on how beautiful it is, even in the evening with all the lighting and fire pit. It felt like something out of a film."

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.

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: Starting at £4,500

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2. The National Piping Centre - Central & Glasgow

Room laid for wedding breakfast with round tables, white tablecloths, white covered chairs with blue sashes, dinner candles and red curtains

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.

With venue hire here starting at only £500, you're getting plenty of bang for your buck. There are also plenty of inclusive wedding packages which include charming small touches such as personalised table stationery, candles, a cake stand and a knife. You'll also get the services of the hotel's dedicated wedding coordinator and even a world-class piper!

The National Piping Centre is the ideal venue for a smaller wedding, with packages being based on 80 guests. You won't want to miss out on this gorgeous city wedding venue.

Capacity: Up to 120 guests

Pricing: Starting at £500

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3. The Engine Works - Central & Glasgow

Long tables dressed for wedding meal in a red brick rom with plants, wooden chairs and fairy lights

If you’re dreaming of a wedding venue that stands out from the crowd, you’ll adore The Engine Works and its authentic industrial wedding venue 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. This unique wedding venue is a great choice for cheap weddings in Scotland!

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: Starting at £4,000

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4. Bachilton Barn - Perthshire

Room laid for wedding breakfast with round tables, white tablecloths, white wooden chairs, floral and fairy light centrepieces and exposed beams

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. 

Newlyweds on Hitched have described it as "The most gorgeous venue with as much or little input as you wish." If you're looking for gorgeous cheap wedding venues in central Scotland, then look no further!

Several packages are available here to help you and your partner with your wedding planning. You'll have the input of an experienced event coordinator, as well as access to the venue's list of recommended suppliers. 

Capacity: Up to 180 guests

Pricing: Starting at £5,200

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5. Fingask Castle - Perthshire

couple standing outside grand castle wedding venue and manicured gardens

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. This stunning offer makes this a great choice of cheap castle wedding venues in Scotland.

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’.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests

Pricing: Menus from £30

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6. The Four Seasons Hotel (Perthshire) Ltd - Perthshire

Dining room with tables laid with crackers overlooking a lough and mountains

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 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.

Capacity: Up to 80 guests

Pricing: Menus from £55

Deals: Hitched couples can enjoy 10% discount on the services hired - another great reason to sign up!

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7. Kingsmills Hotel - Inverness

White hotel wedding venue surrounded by hills and forests lit up at dusk

If you’re looking for budget wedding venues 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.

If you want happy guests, then this could be the venue for you. One Hitched user said, "So many guests have commented on how amazing the hotel and the staff were on the day. Everyone was raving about the food and the service."

Prices range from £165 for a ceremony with up to 30 guests in the Adams Lounge, to £330 for a ceremony with 200 in attendance in the Kingsmills Suite. The approximate price for guests (including arrival and toast drinks, canapés, meal, wine, and an evening buffet) is £90.

Kingsmills also offer 15% off listed prices for weddings taking place Sunday to Thursday - what a great way to cut costs when planning your wedding! These have got to be some of the most impressive wedding packages in Scotland. 

Capacity: Up to 350 guests

Pricing: POA

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8. Winton Castle - Lothian & Borders

Red-walled room laid for wedding meal with chandeliers, round tables with white tablecloths, wooden chairs and white rose centrepieces

Think exclusive hire of a grand Scottish castle is out of your price range? Think again! Winton Castle offers a range of wedding packages that make becoming King or Queen for the day a very realistic prospect. When it comes to cheap castle wedding venues in Scotland, you can't get much better than this. 

Exclusive hire of the castle with a one night stay starts at £6,800 during the low season and includes one night accommodation in all eight castle bedrooms with a full Scottish breakfast the next morning.

Food and drink packages are also on offer, with champagne receptions from £20 per guest and grazing stations from £25 per guest. Sounds like a good deal to us!

Hitched users love this venue, with one newlywed commenting, "What a hidden gem! Winton Castle itself is absolutely beautiful. They sell themselves as having intimacy on a grand scale and they totally do."

Capacity: Up to 400 guests

Pricing: Menus from £120

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9. The Dougarie Boathouse - Dumfries, Galloway & Ayrshire

A bride and groom go over stepping stone leading to a red brick lodge overlooking a lake

There’s something very unique and laidback about weddings at The Dougarie Boathouse 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. As one Hitched user elegantly put it, "If you are looking for a venue with a difference this is it."

This secluded shoreline venue has unparalleled views of the Isle of Arran and can accommodate up to 35 guests overnight should you wish to extend your celebrations.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests

Pricing: Starting at £2,400

Deals: Hitched users will receive an exclusive 10% discount on the services hired. Not only that, The Dougarie Boathouse are offering a whopping 50% off venue hire for selected dates in 2023! Contact the venue for more information. 

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10. The Old Dr Bells Baths - Lothian & Borders

White light and airy wedding venue with white chairs, dangling white balls, white floral decor and a floral hoop

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. If you're looking for a gorgeous unusual wedding venue, then The Old Dr Bells Baths could be the spot for you. 

After closing its doors as a bathhouse in the early 2000s, this venue has been carefully renovated into one of Scotland's elite multi-purpose event spaces, ready to please newlyweds from Scotland and beyond. One Hitched user commented, "We liked how the venue is so flexible on theme, with a beautiful blank canvas room that can be decorated to your own tastes. The staff were helpful and so friendly."

Best of all, The Old Dr Bells Baths offer a range of flexible wedding packages that take the stress out of wedding planning. 

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Menus from £22.50

Deals: Back by popular demand, this venue's unique deal allows couples to hold their 2023 weddings for just £2,023! This has to be one of the most generous wedding packages in Scotland, as it caters to 50 guests on a weekday wedding and includes exclusive use, a wedding buffet, chairs, long trestle tables, a wooden easel, cake stand and knife, and a standard PA system. Don't miss out!

And if you're tying the knot in Winter 2024, be sure to check out the Winter Wedding Package for 2024. Coming in at only £5,000, this Scotland wedding package is based on a minimum number of 50 adults and includes a private function bar, table linen, two course wedding breakfast, prosecco, an evening pizza slice, and more! 

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11. House For An Art Lover - Central & Glasgow

A couple stroll arm in arm across a lawn away from a white wedding venue

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.

If you want to impress your guests, then this is the place to do it. One newlywed said, "So many of our guests told us they’d had the best time at our wedding; that they loved the venue, how helpful the staff were - it was truly special getting married there."

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 a price that won't break the bank. We're in!

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Menus from £66.50

Deals: HFAAL's 2024 Winter Wedding Package allows you to tie the knot with 40 day guests and 80 evening guests for only £3,340! This incredible offer includes venue hire, ceremony charge, master of ceremonies, prosecco for toasts, a three course menu, and more. 

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12. Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort - Fife & Angus

Modern brown building with lawn and driveway and large glass panels

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.

Location is another selling point of this rustic wedding venue. While Glasgow and Edinburgh are within easy reach, the property still feels secluded thanks to its 200 acres of surrounding beautiful countryside. 

At the heart of it all, you'll find a luxurious estate brimming with fine food, flexible spaces and picturesque beauty. Hitched users love it here, with one newlywed commenting, "Lovely venue. Lovely setting, Staff are so friendly and excellent. We had the wedding day of our dreams at Forbes of Kingennie."

Capacity: Up to 160 guests

Pricing: Menus from £63

Deals: We love a winter wedding here at Hitched, and luckily so do the team at Kingennie Country Resort! You can grab 20% off your Winter Wedding Package here, meaning you can hold a weekend wedding for only £4,955 and a weekday wedding for £3,788. 

There's also the opportunity to enjoy a wedding at dusk with the Twilight Wedding Package, offering ceremonies and receptions with  up to 60 guests for only £3,060! Enjoy the property's barn wedding venue, as well as prosecco, a dessert station, hotel buffet, master of ceremonies, wedding coordinator and more. 

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13. McArthur Manor - Perthshire

Sandstone wedding venue photographer from lawn and trees with the statue of a stag

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.

Couples can enjoy full Scotland wedding packages for 50 guests, including champagne toast and buffet reception meal for only £6,800 in the off-peak season. 

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Starting at £1,500

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14. Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh - Lothian & Borders

Dining room with long table laid for an evening meal with a mural on a moonlit night

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!

If you're planning an intimate wedding ceremony, there's no better place for it than the Burke & Hare Room! This breath-taking room has enough space for 36 guests and boasts gorgeous artwork, a vibrant mural and high vaulted ceilings guaranteed to blow your guests away. 

While the hotel specializes in luxurious events, they offer a wide range of budget friendly wedding packages catering for cheap weddings in Scotland. Couples can choose between the Premium, Classic and Cremant packages, all of which include a welcome drink, half a bottle of wine, drink for the wedding toast and tea and coffee. 

Capacity: Up to 70 guests

Pricing: Menus from £32.50

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15. Riddle's Court - Lothian & Borders

Bride and groom embrace on a balcony overlooking prince's street in Edinburgh

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. 

This is a great venue for anyone planning a wedding celebrating Scottish heritage. One Hitched user said, "The building has an amazing Old Town Edinburgh atmosphere, with its size making it cosy and welcoming, but features like the painted ceiling and the chandeliers bringing some magic.

"The on-site apartment is absolutely great for getting ready (you can see the guests arrive in the courtyard which is fun!) and both stylish and convenient for the wedding night. We can't recommend Riddle's Court enough!"

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.

Capacity: Up to 80 guests

Pricing: Menus from £45

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16. Neidpath Castle - Lothian & Borders

Underground restaurant venue with dinner candles, candelabras, plants, long tables and wooden chairs

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.

Here you'll also find rough stone walls, roaring log fires and sumptuous tapestries, making it the ultimate castle wedding venue. Not only that, the gorgeous grounds mean that you'll have the perfect background to bring all your wedding photograph ideas to life. 

Neidpath Caastle has received five star reviews across the board on its Hitched listing, with one user describing the venue as an "amazing venue full of history and beauty." 

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Pricing: Menus from £30

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17. Logie Country House - Aberdeen & Deeside

country house hotel venue with whitewashed walls, climbing ivy and surrounding trees and lawn

Looking for wedding venues in Scotland that are cheap, but still want a luxurious experience? Logie Country House just might be the venue for you.

This family-owned and operated venue can be find in Pitcaple, a hamlet nestled in 170 acres of Aberdeenshire countryside. The estate itself dates all the way back to 1492 and the original castle was built in 1680 and has been modified and restored countless times since. 

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. 

One satisfied Hitched user said, "We couldn’t fault Logie one little bit. Everything we could ever have asked for was catered for and what a wonderful venue for our guests to enjoy and for the photos of our special day." 

Capacity: Up to 160 guests

Pricing: Starting at £2,750

Deals: Paying your wedding in full at the time of booking is a great way to reduce your costs at this venue - they're offering 10% discount for couples who do this simple step. 

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18. Lickleyhead Castle - Aberdeen & Deeside

Castle wedding venue in the snow with surrounding trees and grass

Castle wedding venues are an evergreen popular choice among couples and when you look at Lickleyhead Castle, it's easy to see why. This stunning property boasts an idyllic setting just 25 miles northwest of Aberdeen Airport, making it convenient for any guests flying in from abroad.

The castle is set in 11 acres of rolling grounds, wooded stretches and walled gardens, all of which make an ideal backdrop for your wedding photos. 

Lickleyhead Castle dates all the way back to the 16th century and is now a Grade A listed establishment. It's the perfect cheap castle wedding venue in Scotland for a micro wedding, as it can host ceremonies with up to 30 people in the Great Hall, Chapel or outside under a gazebo. 

This is an exclusive-use venue, so you and your guests can enjoy complete privacy throughout your day. Sounds perfect!

Capacity: Up to 30 guests

Pricing: Starting at £500

Deals: Lickleyhead Castle offers an amazing micro-wedding package, allowing you to tie the knot with 30 guests for only £3,999 - this includes a three night stay!

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19. The Cruin - Central & Glasgow

Outdoor wedding venue overlooking a loch with scenic views of mountains and trees

Looking for a rural wedding venue with unparalleled views? Then you're in the right place: The Cruin is nestled right on the banks of Loch Lomond in the heart of Trossachs National Park, giving panoramic views of the surrounding countryside - hard to believe it's less than an hour from Glasgow city centre!

This family-owned property has a range of indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces perfect for tying the knot. Plus, excusive hire means that you can easily create a unique and personal event against a stunning backdrop. The Lochside Terrace allows you to exchange vows overlooking Loch Lomond, while the intimate candlelit Cruin Ceremony Suite is ideal for a cosy indoor ceremony. 

There are a number of Scotland wedding packages available here to cater to a wide range of needs. There's even the option to reserve a pet-friendly room - ideal for any dog-friendly weddings

Capacity: Up to 120 guests

Pricing: From £2,000

Deals: Tying the knot last minute? The Cruin's 2023 Late Availability Package allows you to do this for only £5,200, a fee which includes venue hire, a three course choice menu, alcohol and a complimentary wedding lodge. Please bear in mind that this excludes July, August and 27th-30th December. 

If it's a spring or autumn wedding you're after, then check out the Spring/Autumn 2024 Package. This is an all-inclusive package for 50 adult guests and includes venue hire, three course choice menu, alcohol, master of ceremonies, table linen and more! This package costs £6,200 and excludes Saturdays. 

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20. Kinkell Byre - Fife & Angus

Rustic wedding ceremony room with exposed brick, wooden chairs, pillar candles in lanterns, pampas grass and fairy lights

Barn wedding venues are always a popular choice with couples, and looking at Kinkell Byre, it's easy to see why. This charmingly rustic venue dates all the way back to the 1700s and offers several event spaces perfect for your special day. 

Here you'll find scenic coastal views, romantic lighting and thoughtful services. You can celebrate your wedding with up to 450 guests before transitioning to the Main Dining Room for your wedding breakfast and evening reception. 

This is a blank canvas wedding venue, meaning you can fully customise it to suit your style and wedding theme. Our Hitched users said, "The venue is so charming, offering incredible views, a beautiful orchard garden and if the weather doesn't behave, the interiors are all stunning too.

"We really loved that we could hold our ceremony at the Kinkell Byre too and that the inside and outdoor spaces provided a lot of contrast for our guests & photographer throughout the day/night. Simply wonderful!"

Capacity: Up to 300 guests

Pricing: Starting at £5,550

Deals: Kinkell Byre are offering a generous Winter Wedding Special Offer for dates between December 2023 and March 2024. Weekday weddings are available for only £4,500 and weekend weddings for £5,950, prices which include all 10 cabins for the night of your wedding. 

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Venues With Cheap Wedding Packages Under £2,000 in Scotland

21. Linlithgow Burgh Halls - West Lothian

Stone church-like building with a cherry blossom tree

This iconic West Lothian landmark wedding venue 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 like Linlithgow Burgh Halls may be too much of a stretch for your budget, but think again - Scotland wedding packages will save the day once again!

You can hire one of the two spacious and light-filled function rooms at Linlithgow Burgh Halls from just £1,230 between November and February, £1,845 in the spring and autumn and £2,215 over the summer months.

Exclusive-use can be booked via the deluxe package, which ranges from from £3,965 to £6,200, depending on the day of the week.

Couples and guests are sure to leave their day feeling satisfied, just like this Hitched user: "The grounds are lovely and you have the loch for photos a short walk away. The venue itself is clean, well maintained and clearly loved by those who work there."

"Drink tasting, food tasting, small meetings and emails all helped us make the decisions to create a perfect day for us and our guests. We can't recommend this venue enough!"

Capacity: Up to 150 guests

Pricing: Menus from £25

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22. Macdonald Inchyra Hotel and Spa - Perthshire

Sandstone hotel wedding venue with surrounding driveway and foliage

Elegance, scenic views, beautifully sculptured gardens: these are just some of the amazing features waiting for you when you hold your wedding at Macdonald Inchyra Hotel and Spa. This stunning manor can be found just a short drive from Edinburgh and is ready to offer you a romantic ceremony with beautiful photos to match. 

The secluded manor has a unique character and charm, which appears to transform from season to season. Couples can choose between three refined suites for their civil ceremony, civil partnership or humanist ceremony. There's the intimate Grange Suite, larger Menteith Suite with access to private gardens, and the Patio Lounge Bar. 

And if you need to recover after the big day, the luxurious on-site spa is the perfect place to do it. 

Capacity: Up to 350 guests

Pricing: Menus from £80

Deals: There is a range of budget-friendly packages on offer. Snap up the Twilight Package for a money-saving £2,000, or an even cheaper wedding package for an intimate wedding of 20 guests for only £1,250. Cheap wedding packages under £2,000 in Scotland are a common occurrence here!

You can also secure a dream wedding package, which includes the use of a wedding coordinator, master of ceremonies, three course wedding breakfast, linen, and more, for only £55 per guest. Magical!

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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?