If you are planning a fairytale wedding and want the perfect enchanting wedding venue to match then why not consider a castle. Steeped in history, a castle venue can be the perfect way to add some character to your wedding day. Take a look at ten stunning Irish castle right here and then visit our wedding venues directory for even more ideas.
Castle Durrow HotelFor a picturesque castle venue that is just an hour from Dublin, consider the Castle Durrow Hotel. This 18th century castle in County Laois is steeped in history, old world charm and elegance and is the perfect location for a traditional Irish wedding day. The venue includes a banqueting room for up to 170 guests, stunning chandeliers and beautifully manicured lawns that are perfect for your wedding photographs.
For more information visit: www.castledurrow.com
Ballyhannon CastleLocated near the village of Quin, County Clare, Ballyhannon Castle is one of the most renowned authentic castles in Ireland and can be yours to rent for your wedding day. This medieval location is the perfect place to hold your wedding day and will offer you a once in a lifetime experience. As well as having 25+ guests stay over in the main castle, you are also given the option of hiring the Coach House for an additional 15 guests.
For more information visit: www.ballyhannon-castle.com
Clontarf Castle HotelConsider Clontarf Castle for the perfect blend of boutique style ad luxury details. This stunning castle is just ten minutes from Dublin city centre and five miles from Dublin Airport making it a great option if you have guests travelling from afar. Despite being so close to the city, Clontarf Castle Hotel is tucked away in a tranquil setting making it the perfect city escape and offers a peaceful location for your wedding day.
For more information visit: www.clontarfcastle.ie
Luttrellstown CastleConsider the chosen wedding venue of the Beckhams with Luttrellstown Castle. This exclusive castle estate is just 20 minutes from the centre of Dublin and is located in 560 acres of magical woodland. This historic castle is perfect for couples looking for a prestigious location with magnificent décor and stunning grounds and can cater for weddings of up to 150 guests.
For more information visit: www.luttrellstowncastle.com
Kinnitty Castle HotelIf you are looking for a striking and dramatic wedding venue then consider Kinnitty Castle Hotel. This gothic revival castle is found at the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in County Offlay. The castle’s experienced wedding team can help you to plan a day that you won’t forget and they can guide you through everything from booking a viewing right through to creating the perfect menu.
For more information visit: www.kinnittycastlehotel.com
Lough Rynn CastleIf you are searching for a romantic and relaxing location for your wedding day then take a closer look at Lough Rynn Castle. This stunning castle in County Leitrim includes the Grand Ballroom which can accommodate for up to 300 guests, or smaller parties can use one of the more intimate rooms in the castle. If it’s complete privacy you are after then you also have the option to exclusively hire the castle for you and your wedding guests.
For more information visit: www.loughrynn.ie
Trim Castle HotelTrim Castle Hotel sits overlooking the beautiful Trim Castle, floor to ceiling windows mean you can get a fantastic view of both the castle and the green lawns of the local church. The third floor rooftop garden at the hotel will be a stunning place for your photographs with Trim Castle standing proudly in the backdrop.
For more information visit: www.trimcastlehotel.com
Castle Leslie EstateNestled in 1000 acres of Irish countryside, Castle Leslie Estate is the perfect backdrop for your wedding day. The stunning castle is filed with character and old world grandeur, steeped in history and charm, perfect for weddings of up to 70 guests. Larger weddings can use the Pavilion – a beautiful space overlooking Glaslough Lake.
For more information visit: www.castleleslie.com
The DunloeIf you love the idea of a castle wedding day then consider The Dunloe – a five star location with 64 acres of gardens that lead to the ruins of the 12th century Dunloe Castle. If it’s picture perfect photos you are looking for then you can use the stunning walled gardens for a fairytale setting. The Dunloe is also licensed for stunning civil ceremonies if you are looking to keep your wedding in one location.
For more information visit: www.thedunloe.com
Ballyseede CastleSet in 30 acres of woodland, Ballyseede Castle was built in 1721 and is the perfect fairytale location for your Kerry wedding day. The private grounds mean you and your guests will be able to celebrate in style and you can really make the celebration your own. With three options for your wedding reception, Ballyseede Castle can cater for weddings of up to 220 people so is a great option for larger and more intimate wedding days.
For more information visit: www.ballyseedecastle.com