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24 Beautiful Wedding Venues in Cork for Your Big Day

We’re heading South for our latest wedding venue round up to fabulous Cork! Cork is home to lots of amazing wedding venues and incredible scenery with something to suit every style of wedding from luxurious 5 star resorts to eclectic country houses and boutique offerings with their very own marquee, ideal for couples looking to put their own stamp on their day. They’ve also some incredible exclusive venues if you value your privacy and want yourself and your guests to have the run of the place for the weekend! Check out 24 beautiful Cork wedding venues below…

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Fota Island Resort, Fota Island, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 300 | View Profile

Nestled at the heart of a tranquil island, Fota Island Resort’s breathtaking coastal scenery and leafy woodlands provide a picturesque setting for weddings. Their elegantly designed Smith-Barry Suite can accommodate up to 300 guests and boasts its own private terrace. There are also lots of amazing facilities at guests and couples fingertips including championship golf courses, a stylish spa and luxurious residential lodges.


Ballinacurra House, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 130 | View Profile

Originally built in 1791, Ballinacurra House is a charming, private country manor available on an exclusive basis. The 40 acre estate in the heart of Kinsale has everything you need onsite for a fabulous stay including an outdoor entertainment patio, picnic lawn and pond as well as magnificent south-facing walled gardens and surrounding woodlands for stunning photo opportunities.


Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff, West Cork
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Located on the Beara Peninsula in stunning Glengariff, West Cork, Eccles Hotel is steeped in history, heritage and romance. Renowned for their excellent hospitality and attention to detail, their dedicated team are on hand to organize everything from flowers and music to the most impressive wedding menus. They can cater for weddings both big and small and the magnificent Ilnacullin suite, which can host up to 250 guests overlooks the beautiful Bantry Bay.

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Actons Hotel Kinsale, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 220 | View Profile

Actons Hotel Kinsale strives to ensure your wedding day is all about you! This idyllic spot in the beautiful town of Kinsale overlooks the harbour and is just a short stroll from the town centre, where couples will get some gorgeous, memorable wedding photos. The venue has recently been refurbished as has the elegant banqueting suite, so you can forward to a luxurious backdrop for your Big Day.


Fota Island Golf Club, Fota Island, Cork
Guest capacity: 120 | View Profile

If you’re after a country house feel for your Big Day, Fota Island’s Golf Club is an ideal choice for intimate gatherings up to 120 guests. The charming stone Clubhouse has beautiful views overlooking the Fota Island golf courses and has been elegantly converted, exuding a classic country feel.


Charleville Park Hotel, Charleville, Co. Cork
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The four star Charleville Park Hotel prides itself on its amazing service ensuring you have the wedding you’ve always dreamed of! They have a one wedding a day policy and can cater for weddings both big and small. Their beautiful function room has been recently renovated and if it’s grand affair, can accommodate up to 450 guests.


Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Douglas, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 300 | View Profile

Maryborough Hotel & Spa is a beautifully renovated 18th century house tucked away in the leafy Cork suburbs. This romantic country setting is just minutes from the city centre and can cater for up to 300 guests. Couples can look forward to availing of the venue’s beautiful moonlit ballroom and can enjoy drinks in their stunning conservatory style Orangery in the surrounds of 300 year old listed gardens.

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Castlemartyr Resort, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 220 | View Profile

Set on a 220 acre estate, the stunning Castlemartyr Resort is the perfect blend of old and new. The resort boats its own Castle ruins, manor house, lake and surrounding woodlands, providing a fabulous backdrop for your celebrations as well as the exquisite contemporary Capel suite which can host up to 220 guests. They also have a one wedding a day policy so you’ll have their utmost attention.


The Garryvoe Hotel, Ballycotton Bay, Castlemaryr, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 300 | View Profile

The charming Garryvoe Hotel perched on the picture-perfect shores of Ballycotton Bay nabbed two awards at the weddingsonline awards – Overall Wedding Venue of the Year 2016 and the Best Wedding Venue in Munster. The lovely sandy beach on the doorstep of the Garryvoe Hotel means ample photo opportunities, while inside their 30s-inspired ballroom makes for an elegant backdrop.


Liss Ard Estate, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
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The idyllic Liss Ard Estate in the pretty town of Skibbereen is surrounded by beautiful coastline, green fields, forests and lakes, providing couples with an incredible backdrop for wedding photos. The drawing rooms and restaurant in the Country House can accommodate up to 100 guests or if you’re looking to host a larger party, marquee weddings can be held in the stunning Walled Garden.


Fernhill House Hotel and Gardens, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
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Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens is a luxurious Georgian Mansion set on 4 acres of picturesque gardens overlooking the beautiful countryside of West Cork. This fab boutique hotel have a permanent marquee on the grounds for couples looking for something a little bit different. Or you can also avail of their elegant banqueting hall, which has amazing views and is flooded with natural daylight.


Westlodge Hotel, Bantry, West Cork
Guest capacity: 350 | View Profile

Situated on 26 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, Westlodge Hotel is located in the pretty town of Bantry. The stunning Seafield Suite has incredible panoramic views of Bantry Bay and can cater for up to 350 guests while their Sugar Loaf Restaurant can cater for smaller parties of 70 and has impressive sea views.


The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork, Ditchley House, Little Island, Cork
Guest capacity: 450 | View Profile

The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa is the perfect setting for both intimate and grand celebrations. The romantic Ditchley House dates back to the 18th century and boasts stunning architecture and an impressive sweeping staircase – it can cater for up to 40 guests. The more spacious Grand Island Ballroom which features an amazing ‘aisle’ light strip in the floor can host lavish parties up to 450.

Crosshaven House, Crosshaven, Cork
Guest capacity: 300 | View Profile

This elegant 18th century house can be exclusively yours for your wedding celebrations. Set in the picturesque village of Crosshaven, overlooking Cork Harbour, this charming house is bursting with character and boasts an impressive spiral staircase and beautiful period details. Crosshaven House can cater for intimate parties and can also accommodate marquee celebrations for up to 300 guests.


Springfort Hall Hotel & Country House, Mallow, Cork
Guest capacity: 320 | View Profile

This charming 18th century country house is nestled in quiet woods on an estate dating back to 1169. The 4 star Springfort Hall Hotel & Country House prides itself on its homely atmosphere, personalised service and their picturesque gardens make for a beautiful backdrop for wedding photos.


Barnabrow House & Restaurant, Cloyne, Midleton, Cork
Guest capacity: 150 | View Profile

Voted “One of the Top Ten Most Romantic Houses in Ireland” by The Bridgestone Guide, Barnabrow House & Restaurant is a private Irish estate near Ballycotton Bay that is full of character and charm. It prides itself on its gourmet food, which is sure to be remembered by guests long after the your special day! The venue can be exclusively yours for your celebrations.


The Kingsley, Victoria Cross, Cork City
Guest capacity: 150 | View Profile

Nestled on the outskirts of Cork city overlooking the River Lee, The Kingsley is a chic and contemporary spot that can cater for up to 180 guests. The elegant Deane-Woodward Suite is an impressive space complete with dramatic chandeliers and dark wood panelled walls and is ideal for larger celebrations while the Penthouse Suite or Fairbanks Restaurant can cater for more intimate parties.


The Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery, West Cork
Guest capacity: 280 | View Profile

The Celtic Ross Hotel which overlooks Rosscarbery Bay is a romantic setting for weddings up to 280 guests. Larger parties can avail of the bright and fresh Ardagh Suite where everything from candelabras to personalised menus are laid on. Smaller parties can enjoy all the sunlit Warren Suite has to offer, including stunning panoramic views over Rosscarbery Bay from its fabulous location atop the hotel’s Round Tower.

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The Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel, Blarney, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 120 | View Profile

Located on the grounds of the famous Blarney Woollen Mills, this charming hotel is ideal for intimate celebration up to 120 guests. Built within the old stone walls of the historic mill, The Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel offers couples a setting steeped in history but with all the comforts of a modern hotel. The hotel prides itself on its personal approach and strive to ensure every wedding is unique.


The Blarney Hotel & Golf Resort, Blarney, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 200 | View Profile

This 4 star hotel can be found in the picturesque village of Blarney with a wealth of breathtaking scenery on its doorstep that lucky couples can avail of for wedding photos. The Blarney Hotel & Golf Resort prides itself on its excellent service and will tailor-make your perfect wedding! They have several suites available whether you’re after something small and intimate or a spectacular shindig for 220 guests.


Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa (Formerly Carlton House), Kinsale, Co. Cork
Guest capacity: 200 | View Profile

Nestled within 90 acres of mature wooded parkland with a winding, enchanting woodland entrance, the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa is a romantic location for any wedding. Their Rathmore Banqueting Suite offers unspoilt views over Oysterhaven Bay and they ensure you’re centre of attention with just a one wedding a day policy.


Cork International Hotel, Cork Airport Business Park, Cork
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Located in Cork city, this stylish 4 star hotel is all about that personal touch. Cork International Hotel have a one wedding a day policy so that they can ensure you have their full attention on your Big Day. Their International Ballroom is dressed to perfection with white linens with table mirrors, tea lights and a choice of stylish centrepieces including candelabras and fish bowl vases.


Rochestown Park Hotel, Rochestown Road, Cork
Guest capacity: 400 | View Profile

Rochestown Park  Hotel “have been making wedding days special for over 20 years.” This experienced hotel prides itself on its excellent reputation and service and will assist you every step of the way whether it’s a small gathering for close family and friends or larger bash for up to 400 guests. They have several all-inclusive packages to suit various budgets with lots of little extras to ensure your planning is stress free!


Imperial Hotel & Escape Spa, South Mall, Cork
Guest capacity: 200 | View Profile

Old-world charm combines with contemporary luxury at the Imperial Hotel & Escape Spa! This beautiful 200 year old building is steeped in history and has the wow factor on arrival with a rich marble surround and opulent marble foyer. Their exquisite ballroom is as grand as its reception with rich, classical décor including crystal chandeliers, luxurious fabrics and classic table settings.

Main photo courtesy of Castlemartyr Resort

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