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Wedding Venues in Ireland

We have put together small selection of handpicked ceremony locations, beautiful places to elope in Ireland and unique Irish wedding venues such as castles, historical ruins, cliffs, forests, boutique hotels and others. So if you have yet to decide on where to get married in Ireland or pick some elopement locations in Ireland, then you’re on the right page!

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Outdoor Wedding Locations in Ireland

Weather might not be the reason why you chose Ireland as your wedding destination, but the beautiful landscapes certainly are! Come rain or shine, most of our couples prefer to say their I do’s with the backdrop of Irish nature. This is why we have a special focus on finding you the best outdoor Irish wedding venues and unique outside places to elope in Ireland.

Castle Ruins

Get married in a private castle ruin in Ireland

Are you a history fanatic? Have you always dreamt of a Celtic ceremony inside an ancient ruin weathered by time? Ireland’s rich history can been seen on every corner of the island, memories left behind in the form of abandoned ruins… Make your mark and get married in an ancient ruin of a historic castle.

Abbey Ruins

Elopement in Abbey ruins in Killarney

Ireland has a very long and eventful past to look back on. Many old monasteries, churches and once magnificent castles were abandoned or simply forgotten long ago and have since been reclaimed by nature. These ancient abbey ruins make for some of the most unique places for intimate weddings in Ireland.

Cliffs

Cliffs of Moher wedding in Ireland

Ireland may not have a beach-friendly climate but it’s ocean landscapes rival some of the best in the world. The stunning Cliffs of Moher are surely the most well-known attraction on the island which also has dozens of lovely intimate beaches dotted along its coastlines.

Lighthouses

Vow renewal location at Galleys Head lighthouse in Cork

Let your Love shine as bright as a lighthouse on the darkest, stormiest night. What could be more romantic than saying ‘I do’ in front of this majestic beacon? You will some some truly breathtaking light-keepers houses dotted around Ireland’s coast.

Beaches

Elopement location on an Irish beach

Thinking about an outdoor ceremony to marry in Ireland? Dotted along its coasts, you’ll also find dozens of intimate beaches that are just perfect for a romantic wedding or vow renewal ceremony. An Irish beach is unlike any other beaches you have experienced before.

Woodland

Woodland outdoor elopement location in Killarney

Ireland doesn’t get it’s poetic nickname – the Emerald Isle – for nothing! For the outdoorsy and adventurous couples, marring amidst majestic, century-old trees in a lush green Irish woodland may be the most wonderful and meaningful way to tie the knot.

Natural Wonders

Giant's Causeway Natural Wonder for your elopement in Northern Ireland

Get married at Giant’s Causeway, a natural wonder that’s formed of interlocking, hexagonal-shaped, basalt columns left behind after an ancient volcanic eruption some 60 million years ago. One of the only such rock formations on earth, it is a World Heritage Site.

'Game of Thrones’ Locations

Dark Hedges Game of Thrones elopement location in Northern Ireland

Any self-respecting Game of Thrones fan will have heard of the Dark Hedges and Ballintoy Harbour – or “Port of Pyke on the Iron Islands” as it is known to GOT fans – just to name a few! If you are dreaming of getting married on the set of this iconic TV series, then an elopement to Northern Ireland is a must do for you!

Historic Ruins & Castles

Dunluce Castle historic ruins to elope on the North Atlantic Coast

Northern Ireland has plenty of incredible historic ruins and abandoned or derelict castles that can serve as unique wedding ceremony locations. From the famous Dunluce Castle with its myths about mermaids to the lesser known but equally amazing Kinbane and Dunseverick Castles on the North Coast.

Unique Places to Get Married in Ireland

As part of your custom-made wedding package we will find the perfect wedding venue in Ireland for your destination wedding or an intimate location where to elope in Ireland. We will think of everything from your ceremony spot, photoshooting, dinner reception and accommodation – or all combined in one place. Contact us to learn more about unique Irish wedding venues and places to elope in Ireland. Below are just some of our favorite types of venues and locations to get married in Ireland!

Castles

Private castle to hire for intimate destination weddings in South West Ireland

If you’re dreaming of a fairy-tale wedding at an authentic medieval castle, then Ireland is your ideal wedding destination! With over 30,000 castles and castle ruins dotted around the country, you will be spoilt for choice. From luxury castle hotels to small privately-owned castles – there is an Irish castle for your wedding!

Rustic Cottages

Rustic Irish cottage for weddings in Cork

Cottages, lodges and country houses in Ireland are also historically rich sites and make for stunning wedding venues. Hosting a simple wedding in a rustic lodge or a country-side cottage among fields and magical scenery is the stuff which romantic dreams are made of.

Irish Pubs

Gus O'Connor's Pub in Doolin for your Cliffs of Moher wedding reception

Want that raw, authentic Irish wedding experience? Host your post-ceremony reception in a pub! What better way to celebrate your destination wedding in Ireland than with an informal gathering of your best friends and family than ‘down at the local’?

Mansions & Manors

Mansion for large and small weddings in Offaly, Ireland

Whether you call them mansions, manor houses or country estates… Ireland has plenty of impressive buildings for wedding hire! Ireland is home to several stunning period properties and boasts a wide variety of styles in its national architecture. So if Gothic-looking castles aren’t your thing, you will feel right at home in these ‘Jane Eyre-esque’ venues.

Boutique Hotels

Luxury Castle Hotel Boutique wedding venue for elopements in Ireland

Forget what you’ve known so far about boutique hotels. Besides being small, stylish and typically family-owned, Irish boutique hotels can be defined by three things: incredible surroundings, incredible food and incredible service. You don’t need to get married in luxury castle or manor to experience the best of what Irish hospitality has to offer.

Churches & Chapels

Lakeside Chatholic Church for religious wedding ceremonies in Ireland

Today, over half of Irish people still have their wedding ceremony in a church. If you are Catholic (or of another Christian faith), then finding a suitable church for a traditional wedding in Ireland is a piece of cake. From awe-inspiring cathedrals to quirky village chapels, Ireland can cater for all your needs when it comes to religious ceremonies.

Stately Homes

Stately homes to host your destination wedding in Ireland

You don’t need to go to England (and sacrifice the convenience of NI’s marriage requirements for foreigners) in order to marry in a Downton Abbey style wedding venue! Northen Ireland proudly boasts a large selection of stately manor houses, impressive mansions and vast country houses available for wedding hire. From the still privately owned properties such as Drenagh House to the publicly-accessible historic attractions like Castle Ward, NI has a lot to offer when it comes to elegant architecture.

Belfast Wedding Venues

Restaurant wedding reception venues in Belfast

Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and any metropolitan-loving couple considering a destination wedding in Northern Ireland should check out the many available urban wedding venues in Belfast. From the historically significant buildings like Queen’s University to the modern architecture of the Titanic Museum, Belfast has something to offer to everyone. And let’s not forget the ultra cool hidden spots like Deans at Queens for a mouth-watering wedding reception!

Dublin Wedding Venues

From exclusive manor houses that date back to centuries ago, to medieval castles, a luxurious venue with its own lake, and a 5-star hotel with mountain views, Dublin has a lot to offer for a fairytale wedding that you want! If you're the type of couple who prefers a serene nature spot where you can recite your vows, there's a scenic peninsula on the north side of Dublin where you can see the rugged coastline and the panoramic view of the city.

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