Irish castles are the reason so many couples are choosing Ireland as their destination wedding location of choice! And we don’t blame them! There’s something magical about getting married in a castle steeped in rich history. And to top it off, you’ll feel like a princess, and we can’t say no to that.
Something else that Irish castles are known for is the jaw-dropping views. Beautiful green gardens and moody grey skies. Now that’s a romantic combination that we are in love with!
Take a peek below at some of the most spectacular Irish castles you could ever come across.
Spectacular Irish Castles For Your Wedding Day
Are you looking for somewhere really different? Durhamstown is certainly that! A seriously old Castle, a great big Barn for feasting & dancing, plus two houses for guest overflow, all opening onto a large restored courtyard. We now even have a ceremony Barn to get married in. Every wedding here is exclusive. And it’s only 40 minutes from Dublin, Dublin airport & Ferry port.
With a breath-taking castle façade, dedicated art galleries, original 12th century architecture, landscaped gardens and a romantic outdoor terrace, Clontarf Castle Hotel holds a wealth of unforgettable experiences for you and your guests.
Every couple is different and at Clontarf Castle Hotel, your wedding will be completely unique. Our experienced wedding team is ready to design a bespoke package, perfectly tailored to your personality and relationship.
Set on 170 acres of rolling parkland in a stunning country setting, the 4-star Castle Dargan Resort, complete with a Darren Clarke designed golf course and Icon Spa, is the idyllic warm, welcoming and intimate venue for the wedding of your dreams. The dedicated wedding co-ordinator, Tanya Walsh and her team at Castle Dargan Estate is committed to combining fine dining cuisine and excellent service in a breathtaking location for your wedding day, making it the ideal romantic wedding venue.
Lough Eske Castle prides itself on its accomplished staff and tailor-made approach to weddings and civil partnerships. A dedicated wedding planner is assigned to work with you on every aspect of your special event from your first consultation right through to the big day itself. With a wealth of experience and a fantastic team of staff, we can look after all the details of your day if required. The focus is on providing excellent, personalized service so that you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. Lough Eske Castle is available as a licensed venue for civil weddings. You can exchange vows in the Ballroom, the perfect setting for between 50 and 200 guests, with the option to host 300 for drinks and dancing. Traditional, with a contemporary twist, the ballroom is versatile enough to accommodate everything from the simplest to the most elaborate theme.
This Gothic revival castle which dates back to the 13th Century is situated close to the picture-perfect village of Kinnitty, Co Offaly. There are 37 distinctively styled bedrooms within the castle, each retaining an original & cultivated decor in keeping with the period of the property. Feel like you have stepped back in time as you celebrate your wedding in our medieval-styled banquet suite, the “Great Hall of the O’Carroll’s”. Let our chefs prepare a tailor-made menu for you and your guests, each designed with you in mind.
A Fairytale Wedding awaits you at Fitzpatrick Castle Dublin. We recognise that your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life and are devoted to making it one which you will never forget.
This family-owned enchanted 18th Century Castle is the ideal venue to celebrate your wedding in style. Allow us to use our 40 years of tradition in excellence to create the perfect atmosphere for your special day.
Sparkling chandeliers, deep wood furnishings, and tapestries, white linen, bubbly champagne and silver candelabras combine to create a majestic atmosphere. You can relax and concentrate on the important things – yourself, your family and your guests.
An iconic castle, gourmet restaurant & hotel is the ideal romantic venue for your wedding day. All the charming rooms throughout are stunning to view and are furnished with period decor creating a wonderful homely & tranquil atmosphere with open log fires keeping the romantic spirit of the castle alive.
The castle has various wedding venues available, which can cater for small or very large weddings. The Medieval Banquet Hall can cater for parties up to 200 people & can be enhanced with the addition of a pig roasted on a spit on the 13th Century fireplace. Civil ceremonies can be catered for in the new ceremony room in the restored stables at Belleek Castle.
Kilronan Castle located on the shores of Lough Meelough, Ballyfarnon, Co Roscommon is one of Ireland’s hidden gems. One of Ireland’s most luxurious Castle Hotels, Kilronan Castle is the ancestral home of the Tenison family and the legendary Colonel King Tenison. It is one of a few Irish castle estates that can trace its history back to royal families. This 200 year-old Castle is steeped in history, full of character and old world charm… the perfect setting for your wedding.
Lough Rynn Castle offers a stunning backdrop for your wedding day. The Estate includes a range of accommodation options including luxurious suites, large hotel bedrooms and the privacy of our Courtyard Rooms. The 300 Acres of magnificent grounds and natural beauty at Lough Rynn provides the ideal backdrop for those precious wedding photographs.
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Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.