As wedding season is now upon us, Macdonald Hotels Ltd, one of the UK’s largest independent hotel groups, has a summer round-up of some of its most stunning and romantic wedding venues across the UK for you to delve into. Exchange vows overlooking breathtaking views, say “I do” underneath Victorian chandeliers or set sail as newlyweds on a private wedding boat.

Here are five of Macdonald Hotels Ltd’s most romantic hotels where love will definitely be in the air this wedding season…

Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, North Berwick

Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa is housed within a glorious 19th Century building on the beachfront with breathtaking views of the Firth of Forth. The hotel has several grand banqueting rooms and a range of luxurious suites.


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Many couples and guests select to stay so they can relax ahead of, or after their big day, to take advantage of the award winning luxury thermal spa, with its indoor pool, sauna, steam room, cold therapy room, and outdoor hydro pool.

Macdonald Crutherland House, near Glasgow

Built in 1705 by the Lady Dowager of Torrance Castle in memory of her husband, Macdonald Crutherland House is a picture perfect wedding venue, offering woodland views and a beautifully manicured garden.

Set in 37 acres of unspoiled Scottish countryside, Crutherland House offers couples the choice of an intimate reception in one of several elegantly appointed function rooms, or for a truly unforgettable wedding, their very own private garden for up to 10 guests.

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Macdonald Leeming House Hotel, North Cumbria

Based in North Cumbria, Macdonald Leeming House Hotel is a beautiful regency property set in 22 acres of lush gardens and secluded woodland, a fairy-tale setting perfect for intimate weddings.

The four-star hotel, which sits on the shores of Ullswater in the Lake District National Park, has an option to book the hotel exclusively, making the venue an ultimate retreat for the wedding party and their guests.


Macdonald Compleat Angler, Buckinghamshire

Positioned on the banks of the River Thames, Macdonald Compleat Angler, is an idyllic riverside wedding location.

The elegant function rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies and can seat up to 120 day and 200 evening guests. Guests can relax on the terrace and lawns to sip champagne and take photographs while the bride and groom set sail as man and wife in one of the hotel’s dedicated wedding boats.


Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, near Edinburgh

From intimate gatherings to lavish celebrations, Macdonald Houstoun House, just west of Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh, exudes character and charm and offers a peaceful and romantic wedding venue.

The 16th century Tower House is set amongst 20 acres of ancient woodlands, with beautiful walled gardens for pictures. Newlyweds can host a Champagne reception in one of several elegant function rooms or book the Houstoun Suite, a 200-capacity ballroom where guests can sit down for the wedding breakfast and dine on cuisine prepared by Michelin-awarded chef Jeremy Wares.


Macdonald Hotels & Resorts celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and operates over 45 hotels across the UK and ten resorts in both the UK and Spain.