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Wedding Venues Edinburgh

Wedding photo on Calton Hill, Edinburgh Bride & GroomHappy couple walking and enjoying their quite moment at a picturesque location in Edinburgh

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Maybe you imagine getting married in a Scottish castle, maybe your choice is Edinburgh, wedding venues can say so much; fascinate your guests in one of the city's finest settings.

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Looking for idyllic settings? What venue you decide to hold your wedding in says so much about your big day, location is everything. Here in Edinburgh there are castles, hotels and unique locations to suit all occasions. Maybe you are planning to hold and celebrate your special day in a historic castle hotel or lavish garden and would like to view further options to assist you in your deliberations. You are welcome to browse what’s put forward, a thoughtful list of select venue options that’s by no means exhaustive, enjoy!

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View a handpicked selection of wedding venue locations in Edinburgh, Midlothian and surrounding areas of Scotland's urban and rural landscape.
Venues covered vary from boutique, luxury hotels and castles to the exciting and unusual event venue locations in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland. A taste of what is included is in the line-up below.

Dalhousie Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Barony Castle, Apex International Hotel, The Glasshouse Hotel, The Caledonian Hotel, The Dalmahoy Hotel, Archerfield House, Prestonfield House, The Caves Edinburgh.

Perfect places to hold weddings, these listings offer an insight; some features have photo attachments.

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Castles in and around Edinburgh

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Unique wedding locations

Tying the knot, try Edinburgh for an event to remember, there are a host of unique wedding locations to choose from, be mindful, spring and summer are the most popular times of year, book in advance to secure those sought after venues.

Becoming husband & wife and setting the time and place doesn’t come without making choices, Edinburgh provides an obvious choice of location for your special day as there are a wealth of beautiful and unusual venues for your civil or religious ceremony and reception. It's is a wonderful place to get married no matter what your taste and budget. There are numerous venues to hum and haw over, ranging from the magnificent Edinburgh Castle, overlooking the whole city to vaulted cellars under the historic Royal Mile to more discrete intimate options. Getting hitched and looking for that idyllic some-place to hold your event should always be fun, whilst country settings offer their own unique flavour; urban locations add a sense of excitement and buzz to your big day. Every bride and groom is looking for somewhere different; don't deny yourself the opportunity, check-out several options before making that final decision.


Once you find your perfect venue, a photographer might be next on your to do list. John Gilchrist would love to photograph your Edinburgh wedding, give me a call to discuss options for your photography. Contemporary Edinburgh photography service, working wedding venues in & around The City of Edinburgh, John Gilchrist UK photographers for Scottish weddings.

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