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On since 2021

Last update: September 2023

On a hilltop overlooking the North Antrim Coast, Magherabuoy House Hotel is a historic wedding venue in the seaside resort town of Portrush. Built in the 1860s, this carefully restored property is an enchanting mix of 19th-century character with plush, modern comforts. Located just twenty minutes from the Giant's causeway, this is an idyllic setting for destination weddings seeking to embrace the magic of Northern Ireland.

Facilities and Capacity

Magherabuoy House Hotel was once a period residence of the former Minister of Home Affairs and still retains a gentlemanly charm. Set against the wild beauty of the Northern tip, this majestic setting is ideal for a timeless wedding for would-be adventurers. From cliff tops to beaches, the stage is set for awe-inspiring photographs and romantic escapes. Fully licensed for civil ceremonies, the hotel offers a choice of function rooms where couples can exchange their vows, share a toast, and host a lively celebration. The Sir Dawson Bates room is the picture of stately elegance from a time gone by, perfectly suited for an intimate ceremony or wedding meal. Nearby, the Lanyon Room is ideal for events of up to 150, while its rich decor adds a refined look to any wedding reception. The Causeway Suite is the hotel's large-scale banqueting hall, designed for dining experiences of as many as 270 guests. The stylish room also features a lighting system and an optional dancefloor and stage for the wedding party. At the end of the evening, the newlyweds can experience the height of luxury in a top floor private suite with panoramic views that stretch from Donegal to Scotland and beyond.

Services Offered

The Magherabuoy House Hotel team has been making memories and special days for over 30 years. This team of wedding experts give every wedding the meticulous attention it deserves, covering only one wedding per day to accommodate all needs. A key part of the day is the food, and the on-site culinary team is ready to produce a menu that best suits the atmosphere. Couples can find a full selection of menus in the online wedding brochure, with custom options available. The hotel offers a silver and gold package containing a host of features such as:

  • A red carpet welcome
  • Champagne on arrival for to-be-weds
  • A silver served 4-course dinner
  • Wine pairing
  • An evening buffet
  • A starlight backdrop
  • Venue decor
  • Overnight stay in the Bridal Suite

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Civil Ceremony License
Small Hotel

Dining Options:

Alcohol Licence
Seated Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Evening Reception Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
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41 Magherabuoy Road, Portrush BT56 8NX Antrim (Antrim)
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