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Our Favourite Wedding Venues in Cork

Pop! Fizz! Clink! Your wedding day is just around the corner! If you’re on the hunt for gorgeous wedding venues in Cork, you’re in the right place. Today we are showing off our favourites. We’ve listed stunning hotels, outdoor venues, country houses in the woods, magnificent castles and more. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding or a big celebration, we’ve got you covered!

 

The Maritime Hotel | View Profile

Elegant decor, excellent service and breathtaking views over the Atlantic combine to make The Maritime Hotel West Cork’s foremost wedding venue.

The spacious and sophisticated Windward Suite, with dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Bantry’s spectacular bay, can accommodate up to two hundred and fifty of your closest family and friends for the ultimate fine dining experience in an elegant space, which exudes style and ambiance. And the team of Chefs, famed for their culinary delights, ensure that guests will enjoy the ultimate in fine dining.

Castle Hotel Macroom | View Profile

The Castle Hotel Macroom is a hidden gem, situated in the tranquil West Cork region! Only 30 minutes from the world-renowned Gougane Barra chapel.

Just waiting to be discovered by you! Simply perfect for your romantic, bespoke, unique wedding day.  Specialising in intimate weddings! And ideally suited to new Covid-19 Guidelines.

 

Fota Island Resort | View Profile

From the first meeting with the Fota Island Resort Wedding Team to the departure of the last wedding guest, couples will know they have made the right choice with their wedding at Fota Island Resort, the most luxurious wedding venue in Ireland. For your wedding, you will have exclusive use of the elegantly designed Smith-Barry Suite, which can comfortably accommodate between 120 and 300 wedding guests. This ornately decorated room provides you with a private terrace where you can enjoy an al fresco pre-wedding drinks reception during the summer months.

The Clubhouse at Fota Island Resort | View Profile

The Clubhouse at Fota Island Resort is an ideal location for those who want a more intimate wedding. This beautiful old stone building has been elegantly converted and exudes a classic country feel that merges effortlessly into the surrounding landscape. The Clubhouse venue has its own distinctive charm and style, accommodating up to 100 guests.

The Bayview Hotel | View Profile

The Bayview Hotel offers a unique, memorable venue with its combination of the stunning location and high-quality, imaginative food, making it the ideal location for a Cork wedding. Overlooking Ballycotton Bay, every bedroom has a view of the ocean while our gardens meander down to a small rocky cove. Our Garden Terrace is ideal for your pre-dinner drinks reception or post-reception midnight hot-toddies.

Springfort Hall Hotel and Country House | View Profile

A charming 18th century country house nestled in quiet woods on an estate dating back to 1169. Wedding guests will receive a meal and overall experience that is unparalleled and the beautiful gardens are ideal for photographs. Banquets up to 320 are catered for in our beautiful Banquet Suite.

Fota House Arboretum and Gardens | View Profile

Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens with its stunning natural beauty and long tradition of hospitality offers a unique and exclusive venue with indoor and outdoor options for your special day.

Our tree-lined entrance avenue sweeps up to the beautiful historic ancestral home of the Smith-Barry family and now an Irish Heritage Trust property. Guests enjoy exclusive access to a range of elegant rooms that are available for ceremonies, drinks receptions, dinners and most overlook the award-winning Arboretum & Gardens.

The Garryvoe Hotel | View Profile

Always wanted a beachside wedding? Now you can! The combination of our beautiful, 5km blue flag sandy beach and Ballycotton Bay make the perfect romantic setting for your memorable day.

Our Glorious Ballroom at The Garryvoe Hotel Ballroom is purpose-built just for weddings and only weddings. Everything we’ve learned in 50 years of creating memorable weddings has been distilled into this singular design.

Castlemartyr Resort | View Profile

Set on a 220-acre estate, featuring its own Castle ruins, lake and surrounding woodlands, Castlemartyr Resort offers the perfect backdrop for your special day. Here you can enjoy all the luxury and space of a country wedding with the convenience of being situated 20 minutes from Cork City.

The Resort enjoys the unusual contrast of old-world style in the Manor House and 13th Century Castle, to the contemporary new style of the Capel Suite, which can hold up to 220 guests for a wedding. There is a policy of only hosting one wedding per day. Castlemartyr may be used for civil ceremonies and partnerships.

Kinsale Hotel and Spa | View Profile

Our hotel is set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland overlooking the scenic Oysterhaven Bay offering some outstanding opportunities to capture your dream wedding. We also have many interior locations such as our lobby staircase and balcony, perfect for capturing your day

At the end of your perfect day, retire to your Bridal Suite and relive the magical moments over a glass of prosecco, while overlooking the breath-taking scenery.

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Kelly Jane Hartmann

Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.

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