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Marlfield House and gardens is truly one of Ireland’s most romantic country houses. The Bowe family and their team have welcomed guests to the magnificent house for over 39 years. Set on 36 acreas of gardens and with its elegant reception rooms and 19 bedrooms, it is an oasis of tranquility that can be exclusively yours for your wedding day.

The dedicated team of staffwill pamper wedding guests from the moment of arrival with champagne cocktails and delicious canapés served in the reception rooms and beautiful gardens. The reception rooms, bedrooms and State rooms at Marlfield are exquisitely furnished and provide an exceptional setting. Open fires, antiques, paintings and scented flower arrangements abound and are the first indications that the setting is a much loved house.

Marlfield is situated one hour south of Dublin and just one mile outside Gorey which has a host of great suppliers including excellent hairdressers, makeup artists, three four star hotels and numerous bed and breakfasts within minutes of the hotel.

The house can cater for up to 140 guests. Packages including the arrival reception, champagne and canapes, the wedding meal with wines, late night feast, all floral arrangements are all available to choose from. Couples can celebrate the ceremony in the intimate Print Suite or in the gardens, or in one of the many churches nearby. Dinner is served in the candle lit, frescoed conservatory dining room overlooking the parterre garden and lawns. Herbs and vegetables from the kitchen gardens and meat and fish sourced locally are prepared by the talented award winning kitchen brigade. Following dancing till the early hours in decadent surroundings a cheese and port feast can be served. Guests may then retire to bed, and following a peaceful slumber re-join for breakfast.

Pre or post barbecues and buffets can be arranged in either the house itself or The Duck Terrace Restaurant on the grounds. Marlfield also has a private room suitable for wedding parties of up to 55 when exclusive use of the house is not required. From the Drawing Room to the Library and Conservatory dining room, all rooms have the flexibility to make your day totally unique and personal. The newlyweds, can enjoy the magnificent Print Suite with our compliments on your wedding night.

  • Beautiful house set on 36 acres of magnificent gardens, one hour south of Dublin
  • Exclusive use including 19 bedrooms and complimentary master suite and bottle of champagne for the bride and groom
  • Pre and post bbq, suppers, buffets in the house or The Duck Restaurant on the grounds
  • 3 x four star hotels and many good B&B's and guesthouses within minutes, excellent taxi service
  • Ceremonies in the house or in the gardens, floral arrangements included in all packages
  • Multiple award winning food and service
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Civil Ceremony License
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Alcohol Licence
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Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
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Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
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Wedding Coordinator

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Reviews for Marlfield House

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Rebecca F. Sent on 18/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

A seamless wedding experience

Dawn and the entire Marlfield team were consummate professionals from start to finish. We had visited earlier in the year for an afternoon tea and fell in love with the venue. After we went down to meet the team and get a tour of the house, we knew we had to book it for our wedding. Second only to the amazing staff is the amazing food. So much of it sourced locally or grown in their gardens, so many of guests are still raving about it. Dawn is an absolute star, always there at the end of the phone and always had great advice if we were ever on the fence about what was the right choice to make. We can honestly say we wouldn’t have changed a thing about our day and a lot of that credit is due to Dawn and Marlfield.
Ruthie Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The most beautiful place

I got married here. The "biggest" day of your life....I could NOT fault ANY aspect of the food, service, kindness of staff and attention to detail. The staff are second to none, especially one Ms. Quick.... We stayed here before our wedding, the night of our wedding and again for our anniversary. We will continue to stay for our anniversary year after year. The place is so beautifully maintained and welcoming. It is worth every penny.
Lilia Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing hospitality from start to finish

Incredible venue hidden away in Co. Wexford, we had 2 x fabulous days celebrations in Marlfield House with our family and friends from all over the world. Such a homely experience we felt we owned the house as did our guests as we celebrated our wedding in this amazing cosy elegant home from a different era with splendid gardens one can go out too for a walk to escape.
Head chef Ruadhan and his Team great catering. Patricia and Jacques so attentive and professional all day and evening as where all the staff. Mary thank you so much for making our dreams come through in Marlfield House.

Finally special thank you to Dawn for all her hard work and attention to detail you are simply the best. We did it thanks to you for organising everything.

Lilia & Graeme - Dubai xxx
Louise Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Sisters Wedding

We just held our sisters wedding in the beautiful Marlfield House last weekend. What a wedding and what a fantastic setting! I cannot thank the wonderful staff of Marfield and in particular Dawn Quick and the Bo family enough for the care and attention they gave us in organizing a perfect weekend! If you are looking for a place filled with charm and character with amazing food and drink then I can not recommend Marlfield House highly enough. Absolutely superb!
Ita Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

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Our daughter and her (now) husband chose Marlfield House as their wedding venue in August and what a fabulous choice they made. We couldn't have asked for a better place; gardens and house were breathtaking. The attention to detail from all the staff was second to none. Dawn was there to see to our every need and even attended to needs we didn't realise we had.
We would highly recommend Marlfield House as a venue to anybody looking for first-class personal service. Thank you again to Dawn and all the staff, and Margaret who was always in the background with a watchful eye. We will definitely revisit.
Peter Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Wedding Location

We have stayed in the hotel on quite a few occasions and eaten in the restaurant over a period of 30 years. Therefore we had no decision to make in selecting Marlfied House for our wedding in August 2018. All I can say is the whole process was so wonderfully managed by the whole team - it all went like a dream. It is a sensational destination to hold a wedding and well worth getting exclusive use of the hotel on the day. The wedding organiser Dawn was exceptional - always on hand - attentive - listened to our requirements and delivered on all of them with a smile. No one could ask for a better place to celebrate their big day. Thanks to all the management and staff for their hard work especially Emma Jane, Patricia and Jacques... and of course it was always lovely to see Mary Bowe on the day itself. Margaret and Laura are running a really great hotel and the Duck restaurant is a superb addition. Can't wait to come back to stay again
Alicia Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The Perfect Wedding Venue

We had the most exceptional wedding day in Marlfield House. Dawn, our wedding coordinator was so warm, friendly and organised throughout the whole process and made it so easy for us, we really couldn't say enough about how supportive she was throughout our planning and on the day. Our wedding food was really delicious and a special mention of Ruan, our chef on the day, who really went the extra mile to cater for our many vegetarian guests and produced outstanding fresh, local food which we all enjoyed so much. The staff were all very polite, professional and attentive and the family themselves greeted us and made us feel very at home. The hotel itself is beautiful kept, immaculately clean and very luxurious and the lush ground outside provided the perfect backdrop for our wedding pictures and reception outside on the lawn. We would highly recommend Marlfield House as a wedding destination, Dawn and her team certainly made it a perfect day for us.
Rich Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Venue 5 Stars is not enough

Married at Marlfield 26.7.19 - arranged through Dawn from Sydney and she made it so easy. We didn’t see the venue until day before but it surpassed expectations. Stayed the night before and eat in the Duck restaurant which is a great setting with even better food. The whole thing from arrival to the wedding and the morning after could not have gone better. Dawn is amazing and special mention to Dermot who was excellent on the wedding day as were all of the staff. Awesome hotel and venue for a wedding or special occasion. Rich & Mairead
Phil Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

A Wonderful Wedding

Just left this amazing venue that absolutely made our friend’s wedding such an incredible 2 days to remember and savour. The catering was superb so thank you to the Head chef Ruadhan and his Team. Special thank you to Dawn at front of house and Jacques who was so attentive and professional all day and evening. The staff were so friendly and literally, there was nothing that they wouldn’t do for everyone. Added to that the beautiful gardens, a great restaurant in The Duck, owners who took time out to come and say hi, this is a very special, mesmerising place tucked away in the tip of Wexford. Shhhhhh, don’t tell too many people! Thank you Marlfield House
Eithne Sent on 11/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating


Our daughter and her husband held their wedding reception at Marlfield recently. It surpassed their own high standards of hospitality and excellence. In particular, I would like to thank Dawn Quick for all her help, courtesy and professionalism from the very beginning until we checked out. She is a true professional in her role as Wedding Co-ordinator and, while The Bowe Family at Marlfield provide excellence, they are all the better for having Dawn on the team.
Thank you all so much for a magical few days. Eithne and Frank
Catherine Sent on 31/08/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Without a doubt the happiest day of our lives!

An exquisite country house hotel with warmth, charm, stunning rooms, beautiful grounds, delicious food; Marlfield has a wonderful staff - a lovely group of people to welcome us. Nothing was too much trouble for the Marlfield team.

Working with all the staff at Marlfield was such a pleasant experience. Their wedding planner Dawn and the other girls there were just out on their own ... even down to sourcing a carer for an elderly family member! Dawn, we will always remember you for that one! Any time we visited, we were warmly greeted and looked after very well - we still are! The team in Marlfield took the stress out of planning our reception: they were able to advise on all the options in terms of canapés, food, wine, bar, seating, music, cake display, room allocations, buffet lunch the next day etc; They were incredibly profession in how they attended to their duties, looked after us and our guests so well and were kind and caring too. They went out of their way to make our day very special.
Emma Sent on 31/08/2018
5 out of 5 rating

We had a fantastic day

My wife and I had our wedding reception at Marlfield recently and we could not have asked for a better venue. We were very lucky to get a last second cancelation in August, and even though we had less than 3 months to organise the wedding, Marlfield were more than happy to accommodate us, and we never once felt like we were rushed or under any kind of pressure. In fact it was the exact opposite.

Dawn our designated wedding planner put us to ease immediately, taking us through every last detail of the day, and was always on hand with helpful advice / templates and great contacts for anything wedding related. She turned what could have ben a very stressful situation into a fun and enjoyable experience. Dawn is an absolute super star and we could not have asked for a better, more bubbly, genuinely caring and professional wedding coordinator. Jeff the head chef played an absolute blinder and designed a really special and delicious wedding feast that we and our guests absolutely loved. The staff were so welcoming and attentive and always on hand to accommodate whatever requests went their way. The Bowe family opened their beautiful house to us and did not disappoint. Margaret was a very warm and generous host, extending her time to help us with some of the finer details of the day and ensuring all our needs were being looked after. Even Lumi the peacock at Marlfield did his best to welcome guests and put on a very colourful display.
Naomi Sent on 31/08/2018
5 out of 5 rating

It is the staff that make it truly exceptional.

We held our wedding reception in October 2017, in Marlfield House, Gorey, Co. Wexford. From the moment we stepped into Marlfield on a wet April day with yellow daffodils blooming everywhere, we knew immediately we had found our wedding venue. The welcoming entrance, warm cosy fires, and magnificent gardens we were immediately sold. We looked at no other venue from that moment on. I had the pleasure of dealing with Dawn Quick, Marlfield House wedding co-ordinator. We quickly booked the last available Saturday date in October, encouraged by Dawn who advised the house and gardens come alive in the autumn, and she was so right. Dawn is an absolute gem and an asset to Marlfield House. Her organisational skills, competence and warm bubbly nature cannot be matched. She helped me arrange every detail and kept me on track. On the day of the wedding she was on hand for any query and ensured I had nothing to concern myself with (including providing some calming Spanish music!). I will forever be grateful to Dawn for her patience and support. The whole team at Marlfield are exceptional, Katia and Patricia were superb throughout the day, and Musa and Lorcan, kept the guests entertained throughout the evening. Doireann was so helpful with room allocation and late changes. The owner Mrs. Bowe kindly lent my father cufflinks due to a last minute oversight. Every member of staff (and I apologise if I have forgotten anyone) was obliging and utterly professional at all times. I cannot thank them enough. There is no doubt that Marlfield House is a stunning venue, however, it is the staff that make it truly exceptional.
Una Sent on 31/08/2018
5 out of 5 rating

So many special memories

After getting engaged we visited quite a few similar properties in our search for the perfect wedding venue but we were not bowled over. Thankfully someone (who had attended a family wedding at Marlfield a couple of years previous) suggested a visit to Marlfield House- we looked at the website and really liked the look of the house so called to arrange a viewing. Upon walking through the doors of Marlfield House into the lobby, we knew instantly that we had found our special venue. The ambience was lovely and relaxed and I immediately got a very special feeling about the place. We were shown around and I fell more in love with the house room by room- the decor is dreamy and the place is immaculate. Every details is considered and comfort and charm work perfectly together here. It is very obvious that Marlfield is lovingly cared for and run by the proprietors. Every aspect of the house was perfect- the gardens, the amazing food, the bedrooms, the beautiful conservatory....

On the day of the wedding everything went beautifully. Our guests, a lot of who had not been to Marlfield House before, were very well looked after and were very impressed with everything. A special mention must go to the staff at Marlfield- they are fantastic- friendly, competent and they happily went out of their way to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of our guests. A very special note of thanks to Dawn who my mother said was like a 3rd Bridesmaid to me on the day- nothing was too much trouble! Thank you for all your help.
Rich Sent on 31/08/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Thanks again for everything

Thank you so so much to you and the team at Marlfield! Our day was perfect - we had such a wonderful time and everyone commented on how friendly, helpful and professional the staff were at Marlfield. The House looked stunning and we can't imagine a better setting to have celebrated our wedding. In goes without saying that our guests loved the food and we were delighted with how the menu worked out.

Thank you to you in particular as every detail was covered and we really felt like you had gone out of your way to help make our day the best it could be (your advice around timings were invaluable!!!). You dealt with our indecisiveness brilliantly and helped steer us in what was definitely the right route.
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