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Balvonie - a wonderfully romantic venue for your special wedding celebrations
Balvonie - set up in the garden for your intimate wedding ceremony
Balvonie - amazing backdrop for some spectacular wedding photos
Balvonie - dance the night away in the party room
Balvonie - plenty of space for your wedding guests to mingle
Balvonie - a special Arts & Crafts house where you can plan the wedding you dream of
Balvonie - wood paneled entrance hall for photos
Balvonie - romantic 4 poster for the happy couple
Balvonie - dressing room and bathroom for the bride to get ready
Balvonie - ground floor lounge to relax
Balvonie - upstairs lounge is a really sociable space
Balvonie - perhaps a place for signing the register
Balvonie - bath with a view and a glass of fizz
Balvonie - luxury bedroom for wedding guests
Balvonie - the Plum Room
Balvonie - quad room perfect for young families
Balvonie - Tartan themed double
Balvonie - sunken bath to make the most of the sea views
Balvonie - youngsters can retreat to the cinema room after the wedding
Balvonie - a wonderfully romantic venue for your special wedding celebrations
Balvonie - set up in the garden for your intimate wedding ceremony

Balvonie House, Skelmorlie, Ayrshire

Sleeps 2 - 26 11 Bedrooms 30 Dining 30 Venue Capacity

Fantastic seaside wedding venue in Ayrshire for intimate celebrations with a party room and accommodation for 24

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Balvonie House, Skelmorlie, Ayrshire, sleeps 2 - 26 in 11 bedrooms.

Balvonie is a special venue for an intimate wedding – a totally blank canvas for you to arrange and create your day making it absolutely what you want. And there’s accommodation for 26 of your wedding party allowing you to continue the celebrations after the main event.
The owners provide the gorgeous country manor house and you can choose where your ceremony and celebrations might take place. Perhaps sign the register in front of the downstairs sitting room window with views across the Kyles of Bute. 2 lounges and a main hall may be chosen for pre wedding drinks and somewhere to relax later. The long table in the dining room is a great space for all of your guests to sit down for the wedding feast prepared by your chosen caterers in the large kitchen.
Photo opportunities abound at Balvonie house both inside and outside, with the extensive grounds offering the backdrop of the house or the sea below. Additions such as the snooker room and home cinema provide somewhere for the younger guests to unwind during the evening while the grown ups dance the night away in the party room. The beauty of Balvonie is that 26 or more of your loved ones can take advantage of the accommodation. 11 bedrooms, 7 en suite, provide quiet spaces for getting ready before the celebrations, and falling into bed at the end of the night. The ground floor bedroom with en suite wet room is especially handy for multi generation families and anyone less mobile. The bunks and quad room are popular with young families and children.
If you don’t want the party to be over, make a weekend of it and take advantage of enjoying breakfast together the next morning. Chill out in the hot tub or just make the most of being in this grand manor house with all modern conveniences.


Dog Friendly

Dog friendly.


Wheelchair accessible. Ground floor twin with en suite wet room, shower chair.

Hot Tub

Wonderful views over the water and islands


WiFi is available throughout.


Well-equipped modern dining kitchen. Perfect for group meal prep incl. 2 dishwasher, 2 hobs, 3 ovens. Utility: 2 washers, 2 dryers, 2 extra fridges.

Dining Room

Formal dining room for up to 30 seated guests.

Sitting Room

Ground floor sitting room with lots of comfortable seating, original features and vast sea views, log stove, projector, large drop-down screen.

TV and Music Facilities

SKY TV, Sky Cinema, Netflix TV, Amazon Prime TV. Separate cinema room with large screen TV.

Games Room

Well-equipped games room with snooker table.

Heating and Open Fires

Centrally heated throughout with wood stove in the sitting room.


11 bedrooms including 1 emperor size bed, 2 king beds, 5 double beds, 2 day beds, 2 loft (bunk) beds and 6 single beds.


High-quality hotel style bed linen and bath towels are provided.


7 en suites including 1 accessible ground floor wet room and luxury baths. Additional 3 family bath/shower rooms. 2 ground floor WCs.

Children's Facilities

High chairs, cribs and travel cots are available.


Outdoor seating with barbecue, hot tub. Large grounds to explore. Please supervise young children near the stream and decorative tree-house.

Swimming Pool

There is a large capacity hot tub.


Secure off road parking for several cars. EV charging facilities available for guests on site.


Smoke and any other naked flames are strictly prohibited within the house.

Booking Information

A 35% deposit is required to secure the booking and the balance due 56 days before arrival. A refundable damage deposit of £750 is required. Check in from 4pm; Check out by 10am Monday to Friday and 11am on a Sunday. Balvonie is a private home available for a max 139 days in any calendar year.

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Balvonie House

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Located on the Firth of Clyde in the village of Skelmorlie and 5 minutes from Wemyss Bay. Largs is 8 minutes, 45 minutes from Glasgow and Glasgow Airport. Loch Lomond is just over an hour.

  • Regular buses to and from Largs and Greenock.
  • Wemyss Bay has a historic railway station. Voted the UK's best in 2023.
  • Largs is 8 minutes away to the south; Gourock is 10 minutes away to the north.
  • Our village shop is a 5 minute walk or one minute drive in Skelmorlie. Wemyss Bay has a Co-Op just 5 minutes away. Largs has a large Morrisons, Tesco Express and a Co-op & M&S (Dec 2023).
  • The Eglington Bar, Skelmorlie; Station Bar, Wemyss Bay Station; McCaskies Seaview Cafe, Wemyss Bay.
  • Glasgow Airport is within 45 minutes drive.

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