Ireland has some gorgeous venues! Couples who live in the north have some incredible venues right on their doorstep. The likes of Cavan, Donegal, Monaghan and Down boast some truly beautiful wedding venues to suit every style. From cosy country houses to magnificent hotels and castles, there’s something for everyone. Take a look at these stunning wedding venues in Ulster…
Main image: Virginia Park Lodge
Carrickmacross Road, Kingscourt, Co Cavan, Cavan
With breath-taking views, Cabra Castle offers a romantic setting for wedding photography. The castle’s interior exudes old-world elegance and charm and provides an ideal atmosphere for fairy-tale moments. Hand-painted ceilings, exquisite antiques, Gothic-style leaded windows and the grand staircase all contribute to the unique venue and the ultimate intimate backdrop for your wedding.
Dublin Road, Cavan, Co. Cavan
Cavan Crystal Hotel is a stunning contemporary 4* hotel which offers a haven of luxury in one of Ireland’s most beautifully diverse and centrally located counties, an ideal venue for your special day. With a stunning interior and a combination of richness, warmth and wow factor, the hotel has quickly become a Mecca for couples seeking the perfect venue match for them.
Virginia, Co Cavan
Virginia Park Lodge, an 18th century hunting estate set in 100 acres of beautiful Cavan countryside overlooking Lough Ramor. Taken over and restored by Richard Corrigan, the Virginia Park Lodge is the epitome of elegance, with a distinctly homely feel and luxury finishing touches.
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It’s easy to see why the 4 star Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club is one of the most popular wedding venues in Ireland. With a choice of beautifully appointed banqueting suites catering for parties from 20 – 660 and over 300 acres of impeccably groomed gardens, you can be guaranteed a stunning backdrop for your wedding day.
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Four Seasons Hotel, Coolshannagh, Monaghan
Established in 1970 the four-star Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club, Monaghan is the family-run haven ready to host your perfect wedding day. Your wedding is the ideal opportunity for you and your wedding guests to indulge in our ‘home from home’ atmosphere just 1km outside the charming Monaghan Town in Ireland’s Ancient East.
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Old Armagh Road, Monaghan
The Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan has a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest Wedding destinations in Ulster. The Hotel has a long tradition of hosting Wedding Receptions over the years and our highly trained team are experienced in looking after and assisting you for your special day. Nothing will go unnoticed. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and exceptionally high standard, which was recently recognised as the Hillgrove Hotel was awarded Best Wedding Venue in Ulster.
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The Great Northern Hotel is a 4 star hotel ideally located in the centre of an 18 hole championship golf course overlooking the Atlantic Ocean which adds to the ambience and character of the hotel. Your wedding day is not just a special day. It is one of the most important days of your life. That is why we at The Great Northern are delighted that you should consider us to cater for that important day.
Loughnakey, Milford, Co Donegal
At the 4* Mulroy Woods Hotel our commitment to you is for a truly unique & magical Wedding Day Celebration. Whether your Dream Wedding is an elaborate, fairy-tale affair or something more cosy, quaint, modest or intimate, our award-winning property has the perfect Wedding Venue waiting to play host to the start of your new beginnings.
Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Co Donegal
Lough Eske Castle is redefining luxury in the North West. Modern and elegant, it is the perfect place to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. The elegant ballroom extends into your own exclusive tranquil gardens which offer fantastic picture opportunities. There’s also a number of specially commissioned pieces of artwork throughout the grounds for more unique and memorable backdrops to your photographs.
Ardara, Co Donegal
Woodhill House is a registered wedding venue for civil ceremonies and can provide an intimate setting for both the ceremony and reception. Our beautiful Old Walled Garden also provides a unique backdrop for wedding photographs. We cater for weddings of up to 50 guests in the main house and for larger numbers up to 150 guests a marquee can be arranged on the lawn beside the main house.
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Mill Road Dungloe Co.Donegal
This luxury Irish wedding venue is surrounded by the gorgeous scenery and the natural beauty while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The Waterfont Hotel is one of the leading 4 star wedding hotels in Donegal thanks to its idyllic location in the heart of the Rosses overlooking Dungloe Bay.
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Ramelton Road, Letterkenny, Donegal
With over 30 years experience hosting wedding celebrations in Donegal the Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa is the perfect venue for your wedding day. The hotel is on the Ramelton Road, a short drive from Letterkenny town, located along the stunning Wild Atlantic Way. This area in the North West of Ireland offers amazing scenery, which provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding day photography.
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Fahan, Inishowen, Co. Donegal
Nestled among mature trees and landscaped gardens, The Red Door Country House stands proudly on the banks of Lough Swilly in the historic village of Fahan, just a few miles south of Buncrana in Inishowen, Co.Donegal. The exclusive setting, unrivalled scenery and fantastic variation in colour in every season provide a stunning backdrop for wedding celebrations of 80 – 160 guests.
78 Belfast Road, Downpatrick, Co Down
Inch Schoolhouse is a unique wedding venue, that can host both the reception and accommodate up to 20 guests. It is a listed Georgian building, built in 1832, full of antique furniture, that sits on a large 3 acres site, with extensive grounds and woods, in the beautiful County Down countryside. Amenities such as bar, disco room and Tiki hot tub make it an ideal venue for small or micro-weddings.
29, Merchants Quay, Newry, Down
The Canal Court Hotel & Spa is situated in the heart of Newry city and has been renowned for the highest level of standards of service and food. With its stunning selection of function suites catering for various number of guests, it offers luxurious accommodation and with its sweeping staircase its the perfect photograph opportunity.
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