Looking for The BEST a wedding venues IN IRELAND?
Rest assured our team can advise you on the best wedding venues in Ireland. Remember your wedding is a special day and you want to make sure you leave no stone unturned when choosing your venue. The five wedding venues found here are only our opinion on what are the best in Ireland and we are sure your venue will also be perfect no matter what, because it is your big day after all!
1. CASTLE LESLIE, MONAGHAN
Castle Leslie will be in most of lists you see out there and there is a good reason why, just look at it! Situated on 1,000 acres of wonderful Irish countryside, made up of ancient woodland and glittering lakes, it is one of the last Castle estates still in the hands of its founding family. Since the 1660's the distinguished and somewhat individual Leslie family have lived on the Estate. They have welcomed everyone from politicians to poets, ambassadors and world renowned celebrities.Castle Leslie Estate is now truly one of the finest luxury estates in Ireland and is just 80 minutes from Dublin and 60 minutes from Belfast, yet they say it miles from anywhere!
2. CARTON HOUSE, KILDARE
Carton House is located a little over twenty minutes from Dublin in County Kildare. It is a beautiful estate found on 1,100 acres of private parkland. The Carton House Resort, which it is officially named, is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Ireland and features a ballroom, drawing rooms and landscaped gardens perfect for receptions. Not to mention it has plenty of on-site accommodation, as well as an award-winning golf course (Jaysus it has it all)!!!
It is known for its Gold Salon with regal interiors and is perfect for weddings of up to 100 guests. And the ballroom can cater up to 300 people, in a post-covid-19 world, of course.
3. LUTTRELLSTOWN CASTLE, DUBLIN
What list would be worth reading if it did not include Luttrellstown Castle on it! It is an exclusive wedding venue in Dublin that can cater for intimate gatherings of 20 guests to more significant celebrations of up to 180! Luttrellstown Castle Resort is a 15th-century castle steeped in history and character, and their ballroom with hanging chandeliers must be seen to be believed.
Luttrellstown's private grounds and beautiful interiors offer plenty of stunning locations for photos. With it most notably known for significant features such as its 15th-century castle, bright ballroom, luxury interiors and a championship golf course. Not forgetting that David & Victoria Beckham tied the knot there on the 4th of July 1999 (I am starting to feel old)!
4. ASHFORD CASTLE, GALWAY
Ashford Castle is an 800-year-old 5-star castle and hotel that has been voted the most romantic hotel in Europe and the Best Hotel in the world! Should we even go any further?
Located on Lake Corrib, you can have an outdoor ceremony overlooking the lake and a wedding reception in a bespoke marquee.
Ashford's 5-star luxury castle is not its only feature, as you are also super close to Connemara National Park. It has it all! And for those of you who don't know, it is also where golfer Rory McIlroy married his wife Erica Stoll on 26 Oct 2020.
5. BALLYMAGARVEY VILLAGE, MEATH
If a castle or a house is not good enough for you, how about a village!!! Ballymagarvey Village is a beautiful private estate found in Boyne Valley. The grounds and adjoining victorian walled garden are made up of stunning views that provide a peek at the area's rich farmland and native forests. Ballymagarvey Village is conveniently located only 30 minutes from Dublin and 90 minutes from Belfast, with options for an indoor civil ceremony in The Mill for up to 170 people. And should you need more space, 226 guests can be accommodated in the Banqueting Hall. It is a village, after all!
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