Venachar Lochside

£1500 for Venue Hire
Up to 100
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Venachar Lochside is located on the north bank of Loch Venachar, in the beautiful Trossachs. We enjoy awe-inspiring views year round and can offer bespoke menus and intimate wedding services.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Lochside Venue
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM

Ceremony & Reception

Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted


Open Flame Permitted
Water View
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
We have run Venachar Lochside since September 2011 and, in that time, over 100 weddings have been held here – each one unique in their own right! Lauren our Wedding & Events Coordinator will ensure that all aspects of your big day are covered leaving no detail missed! William is also our award winning head chef at Venachar Lochside. He is more than happy to work with you to design your dream menu, from canapés, to your wedding breakfast, cakes and evening buffet. We employ a small, professional and friendly team at Venachar Lochside. We are very proud of the consistently high praise we receive about Team V! As a restaurant and wedding venue, we strive for sustainability and have a passion for locally sourced food. We want all our customers, all our wedding couples, and all guests at weddings to enjoy the best that Scotland has to offer. Our food is award winning – we promise you wont get standard wedding fayre here!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Lauren
Thank your for taking the time to view our profile and congratulations on your engagement! At Venachar we strive to make every wedding a day to remember. We are passionate about what we do and we will work with you every step of the way to provide your dream wedding!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Heather and Fiachra
Married in September 2018
November 2018
Thus venue is famtastic. Tge team really know what they are doing from start to finish. From our firsf meeting to the day after the wedding they had everything running smoothly. From seating plans, to food decisions, to organising our vendors set up on the day. Honestly couldnt reccommend the team more!
Location & Contact Details


Loch Venachar, Callander, Stirling, FK17 8HP, Scotland

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

The Scottish Wedding Directory

Accreditations / Associations (2)

Scottish Baking Awards
Visit Scotland

Industry Awards (3)

Best Informal Eating Experience
Scotlands Best Restaurant
Menu Food & Drink Awards finalist

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

The best weddings we have at Venachar were not just because of the beautiful weather, the amazing views or the lovely food. It was the sense of family, friends and happiness that made the days so unique. We like to get to know each couple personally so we can create the perfect wedding day for each individual couple.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Have a vision of the wedding day you want and don't compromise any of your ideas.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

One wedding couples mum made their centre pieces out of driftwood logs and carved all their family names as their table names.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, Picturesque, Bespoke, Scenic, Vibrant

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

At the end of our lawn as the sun is setting with the loch and hills in the background. This is definitely my favourite photo spot.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Emile Sande is probably the biggest celeb in my eyes however lots of football managers, comedians and actors have also visited.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Stornoway black pudding bon bons

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Scottish Cheese selection

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our venue sits right on the loch, you could jump off the decking into the loch.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The hard work and effort that has been put in to get where our business is now. We won "Scotland's Best Restaurant" at the Scottish Baking awards 2014 and "Best Informal Eating Experience" at Visit Scotland's Thistle awards 2015/16/17/18.