Barn Wedding Venues in Scotland + Amazing Decor Ideas

May 4, 2020 | blog, Wedding Venues

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Barn Wedding Venues in Scotland + Amazing Decor Ideas

Barn weddings are becoming more and more popular every year. In this article, we look at the best barn wedding venues in Scotland. We also look at little additions and touches that you can add to get that proper rustic wedding feel.

What makes a barn venue unique for weddings?

Barn weddings offer amazing timeless rustic photoshoot opportunities. Barns are great wide-open spaces that have a relaxed and laid back feel.

  • Idyllic Rural Settings. – Get out of the hustle and bustle of the city and let your hair down in the amazing scenery of rural Scotland

  • Unique Photo Opportunities. – Getting married in a barn provides many unique natural shoots, rustic shoots like these.

  • A Blank Canvas. – One of the best parts about a barn wedding is that you have a blank canvas to put your own individual touches to.

  • Everything in One Location. – Not having to travel anywhere once the wedding starts adds to the laid back feel of a barn wedding. Sitting back relaxing in a rural setting with not a care in the world.

Unique items to add to style a barn wedding

We have years of experience with barn weddings and have seen some amazing decor. Here are some things that add a great touch to any rustic barn wedding.

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Mason Jars / Bottles

Favours, amazing deserts and lights, mason jars are a must-have item at any barn wedding. Interested in finding out more? have put together 19 amazing ideas for mason jars at weddings.

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An old barrel is right at home at a barn wedding. From flower arrangements to cocktail tables a barrel is another must have essential. Interested in finding out more?. have a list of ideas for uses of barrels at weddings.

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Fairy Lights / Festoons


Let’s be honest, who doesn’t like fairy lights. When the night comes in the sparkle of fairy lights adds a touch of magic to any barn wedding. Interested in finding out more? have a list of fairy light ideas for barn weddings.

Looking for Scottish suppliers of fairy lights for weddings?

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More Decoration Ideas for barn wedding venues

Some more amazing decorations to add to your barn wedding venue are:

  • Candles. – Candles are an amazing addition to a barn wedding. you can use the mason jars and barrels from above and set up some amazing rustic light stands.

  • Burlap Covers. – A rustic addition to your barn wedding tables can be burlap table covers. These covers make great bases of your barn wedding centrepieces.

  • Buntings. – A great addition to your barn can be some natural-looking buntings.

  • Chalkboards. – Chalkboards with rustic frames are great spaces for wedding messages.

11 top barn wedding venues in Scotland

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Comrie Croft

If you are looking for a place to get married that isn’t a formal wedding venue and where you can do your own thing. With spaces in the barn or farmstead courtyard. Where there is plenty of simple accommodation included. Then Comrie Croft may be the place for you…

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kinkell Byre

Kinkell Byre, located on the coast outside St Andrews, allows you to create your perfect event. We offer you exclusive hire of a converted barn, which is full of character and rustic charm. There is plenty of room inside and outside with spectacular sea views.

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Bachilon Barn

Bachilton Barn is a uniquely rural, yet a delightfully modern wedding venue located on 700 acres of Perthshire countryside. Their converted barn provides private surroundings and is the perfect blank canvas . All wedding packages include 2 nights in their cottages sleeping up to 28.

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Harelaw Country Weddings

The eighteenth-century buildings that makeup Harelaw Farm was refurbished in 2010. large rooms with beautiful beams and high ceilings.

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Windmill Barn

Windmill Barn is perfect for relaxed, intimate weddings. The wee barn seats 82 guests for your wedding breakfast going up to a total of 120 guests in the evening. There are many pretty spots for your outdoor ceremony with the wee barn offering a plan B when the weather is poor! If you are not using our venue for your ceremony your day guest number can be higher. The barn comes with wooden tables, an eclectic mix of wooden chairs, benches for your ceremony, heating and lighting (including lots of fairy lights!).

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Guards Well

The Guardswell Steading is a great space for a big farm wedding. Whether its an all-singing, all-dancing sit-down affair or a chilled out, boho bash. With different spaces to choose, The Cattle Court, Granary, Bull Pen or Workshop. There is also 150 outdoor acres to play on.

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Myres Castle

Built-in 1530, Myres Castle is a magnificent Scottish castle and wedding venue. Located in Fife, only 40 minutes away from Edinburgh. Myres Castle provides a beautiful venue for luxury Scottish castle weddings.

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Wedder-burn Castle

Events at Wedderburn Barns extend across two character-filled spaces. The Provender Barn is a spacious room for dining and can seat up to 150.

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Harburn Barn

The Barn at Harburn wedding venue provides a blank canvas on which to impose your own style and ideas. Surrounded by beautiful grounds, the layout of The Barn affords great flexibility. Large or small, casual or formal-you can tailor the venue to your exact needs.

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You and your guests are able to enjoy the stunning environs and relaxed vibe in total privacy. The barn, dutch barns, courtyard, courtyard room and gardens are all included in the venue hire.

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Cormiston Farm


Surrounded by the rolling hills of the Clyde Valley in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The farmhouse lies within 2 acres of mature garden and woodland.

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