Leave London behind for your dream Scottish wedding destination

Leave the bustling city of London behind and discover your dream Scottish wedding destination at Venachar Lochside. There’s nothing quite like a picturesque wedding by the side of a Scottish loch. Whether you have a sunny day, misty hills or even snow underfoot, any time of the year is a good time to get married near the Trossachs. 

Getting married in Scotland – from other parts of the UK

Firstly, please read this guidance for getting married in Scotland here. This includes information on the forms that you’ll need to complete and timescales. If you are unsure of anything, you can contact the National Records of Scotland, Combined Registrations Services. There is some additional information on the Citizens Advice website for marrying in Scotland if you’re living in England or Wales.

Our stunning lochside venue

At Venachar Lochside we have everything you need for a memorable wedding day in Scotland. Whether you are planning on an intimate elopement or a big celebration, we can cater for any size from 2 to 100 guests.

  • Lochside venue
  • Stunning backdrop
  • Indoor and outdoor venue
  • Seasonal and sustainable food menus

However, that’s only just the beginning of what we will offer you…

Couple with bright flowers getting married at Venachar Lochside
Travel up to Scotland for a romantic wedding at Venachar Lochside

Travel from London to Scotland

It is easy to get to Venachar Lochside by plane or train from London. Our two closest international airports are Glasgow, around 44 miles away, and Edinburgh, which is 49 miles. The nearest major train station is Stirling, which is 19 miles from our venue. Simply ask us if you need any help at all with transportation from the airport or train station. We would be happy to arrange this for you.

Our venue is close to the village of Callander, where you’ll find plenty of great accommodation options for you and your guests. Again, just ask if you need any help at all with this.

Planning your big day from afar

We understand that if you’re based down in London, it may be difficult to meet in person. That’s why we are always happy to meet virtually. We can arrange video calls to show you around and go through your requirements. We can help further by putting you in touch with recommended local suppliers. Simply get in touch to arrange an initial chat. You can also contact us on Whatsapp, by clicking on the icon in the bottom right of your screen.

See more of Scotland

If you have some time to spend with friends and family, we can even organise some tours of Scotland. This is such a stunning location we love sharing it with guests from all over the world. Take a trip around Loch Venachar, or venture deep into the Trossachs. Enjoy a steamship tour on nearby Loch Katrine, or visit the beautiful city of Stirling which used to be Scotland’s capital.

We can also offer whisky-tasting experiences at some of the many distilleries nearby. Here you can discover the secrets of making a good dram, and try some for yourself at the end. Or for Outlander fans, how about a tour of the local Outlander filming locations? Just let us know what you would like to do, and we’ll organise it for your group.

A true Scottish wedding experience

A wedding here is much more than a ceremony – it’s a lifetime of memories. So leave the big city of London behind and get in touch with our dedicated wedding planner today. We will be happy to chat about your dream Scottish wedding at Venachar Lochside.