County Meath plays host to some of the most beautiful wedding venues in Ireland. With its proximity to the country’s capital and major airport, Meath is the county of choice for those looking for a countryside setting that’s still easily accessible for guests travelling from Dublin and from abroad. From historic castles and chic, contemporary hotels to exclusive manor estates, you’re guaranteed to find something that gets your heart racing in our guide to the top wedding venues in County Meath.
The Hamlet Court Hotel, Johnstownbridge, Enfield, Co. Meath – Guest capacity: 330 | View Profile
Nestled in the quaint hamlet village of Johnstownbridge on the Kildare and Meath border and yet just a short trip from Dublin, The Hamlet Court Hotel oozes all the character and charm associated with a boutique hotel in rural surrounds. The Hamlet Court provides linens and floral decor as standard for all their weddings.
The Millhouse, The Old Mill, Slane, Co. Meath – Guest capacity: 300 | View Profile
The beautiful surroundings of orchard gardens, woodlands and the River Boyne set against the grandeur of the Old Mill makes for an impressive setting at The Millhouse, Co. Meath. The house itself combines luxurious interiors with olde worlde charm and couples looking to create a unique, bespoke wedding can enjoy the venue on an exclusive basis.
The Station House Hotel, Kilmessan, Co. Meath – Guest capacity: 180 | View Profile
Located in the heart of the Meath countryside, this charming converted railway station has been lovingly restored by the Slattery Family. The Station House Hotel is renowned for its magical outdoor ceremony space where an enchanting forest walk leads you to the station’s original turntable where you can exchange vows.
Ardboyne Hotel, Navan, Co. Meath – Guest capacity: 350 | View Profile
Located in the vibrant town of Navan, Ardboyne Hotel is just 35 minutes from Dublin. The dedicated wedding team pull out all the stops to ensure your day is everything you dreamed off from the red carpet arrival to all those little extras to make your day super special. They can cater for both intimate and grand affairs – the elegant Boyne Suite with its gorgeous garden views make for a romantic backdrop and can accommodate 350 guests.
Knightsbrook Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, Trim, Co. Meath – Guest capacity: 350 | View Profile
The 4 Star Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort in Trim, Co. Meath is a luxurious wedding venue that combines timeless opulence with modern sophistication. Set in 186 acres of magnificent parkland, it’s the perfect backdrop for gorgeous wedding photos. They offer a bespoke wedding service and can tailor make a package to suit your tastes and budget whether you’re after a small family gathering or an opulent affair.
The Johnstown Estate, Enfield, Co. Meath – Capacity 350 | Visit Profile
Set in 120 acres of private grounds with wooded parkland and restored walled gardens, The Johnstown Estate provides an intimate yet glamorous setting for wedding celebrations. The elegantly decorated Breffni O’Rorke Ballroom is filled with natural light and perfect for entertaining guests from afternoon to night.
Darnley Lodge Hotel, Athboy, Co. Meath – Capacity 350 | Visit Profile
Darnley Lodge Hotel is an 18th century family-run hotel brimming with old world charm. Located in the heart of the historic town of Athboy, it’s renowned for its exceptional service, delicious food and unsurpassed value with several wedding packages available. The stunning ballroom has its own conservatory with views of the idyllic walled garden with waterfall feature.
Bellinter House Hotel, Navan, Meath – Guest capacity: 180 | View Profile
Bellinter House is a stylish Georgian Manor House in the heart of the Meath countryside, just 30 minutes from Dublin city centre. A gorgeous mix of informal period glamour and chic and contemporary décor, it can be yours exclusively for the entirety of your celebrations.
Trim Castle Hotel, Trim, Co. Meath – Guest capacity: 350 | View Profile
Overlooking the magnificent Trim Castle, Trim Castle Hotel is a magical wedding setting in Trim, Co. Meath. Its glorious views and contemporary elegance make it a big hit with couples. They can avail of the stunning views with a drinks reception on the Rooftop Terrace overlooking the Castle. Their Great Hall also makes the most of the wonderful scenery and can host from 100 to 320 guests for dinner.
The Conyngham Arms, Main Street, Slane, Meath – Guest capacity: 150 | View Profile
The Conyngham Arms can be found in the heart of the historic town of Slane in Co. Meath. The former 18th century coaching inn has been beautifully restored and mixes French country style decor with luxurious finishes, creating a warm and stylish setting. Their secret garden is the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs.
Clonabreany House, Crossakiel, Meath – Guest capacity: 220 | View Profile
The spectacular Clonabreany Estate set in the gateway to Boyne Valley consists of two restored Georgian Houses and is a true hidden oasis in the heart of Co. Meath. Clonabreany prides itself on attention to detail, individuality and personal service and couples can look forward to having exclusive use of the venue.
Boyne Hill House Estate, Navan, Meath – Guest capacity: 160 | View Profile
This charming 18th century Georgian Mansion House is set on 38 acres of beautiful countryside in Navan, Co. Meath. Couples can look forward to having the run of this private residence and can enjoy all the Boyne Hill House Estate has to offer including the much loved Secret Garden with its very own waterfall.
The Headfort Arms, Kells, Meath – Capacity: 400 | View Profile
Catering for weddings for almost 40 years, the Headfort Arms, with the Duff Family at the helm, continues to be a landmark venue for the most special day of a person’s life. The Headfort promise is that personal touch with only ever one wedding per day in the self contained Kenlis Suite with its own entrance, beautiful garden and private guest car park.
Ballymagarvey Village, Balrath, Navan, Meath – Guest capacity: 226 | View Profile
Ballymagarvey Village is an 18th Century Flaxmill Village nestled in the County Meath countryside, available for exclusive hire. The meticulously restored country house is the focal point of this idyllic estate with the 100 acres of parkland surrounding the main house providing ample photo opportunities.
Durhamstown Castle, Bohermeen, Meath – Guest capacity: 150 | View Profile
This eclectic spot dates back to 1420 and boasts lots of original features as well as a mix of auction finds and family heirlooms. Smaller weddings can look forward to celebrating in Durhamstown Castle itself with larger festivities taking place in the great barn which boasts a stone façade, exposed beams and pretty festival lights to add to the party atmosphere.
Main image: Clonabreany House by Massafelli Photography
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