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Fota House Arboretum and Gardens

Fota Island, , Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork
Reviews (2) 5/5
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Your special occasion deserves distinctive surroundings. At Fota House we aim to provide you with an elegant and timeless backdrop to your nuptials. Fota House is a stunning two hundred year old Regency Mansion located on Fota Island and adjacent to its world famous Arboretum and formal gardens.

Civil ceremonies and marriage blessings are held in the elegant 'Drawing Room' at Fota House, which can seat up to 100 guests.  Avail of unique wedding photograph opportunities after the ceremony in the house and gardens.    Our personal and intimate Civil Wedding package includes:

  • Services of two dedicated Fota House staff, prior to, and on the day of your Wedding.
  • The elegant 'Drawing Room' for your Civil Ceremony.
  • Our famous 'Watercolour Room' for the celebrant. 
  • Beautiful backdrop for your photographs regardless of the Irish Weather.
  • Exclusive access to rooms in the house for photographs and access to the gardens.
  • Exclusive access for your bridal party cars on the main avenue to the house.
  • Complimentary parking for all your guests. 
  • A chilled bottle of Bubbly and Glasses to use during the Photography shoot.


2 reviews
Quality of service5.0/5
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Thanks so much to all the staff at Fota House and Gardens who helped make our day one of the best in our lives. We could not have imagined a better venue for our ceremony. Best wishes from myself (Rachel) and Tim
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We couldn’t of been happier with the service and location of fota house and gardens The elegance of the room was perfect and needed very little decoration . The room just spoke for itself, The grounds were beautiful for pictures and we got beautiful shots in the house upstairs ,
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