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Stunning Castle Wedding Venues in Munster, Connacht and Ulster

On your wedding day, you want to feel like royalty, right? Well, these fairytale castle wedding venues are fit for a prince or princess!

Ireland is home to plenty of jaw dropping wedding venues in all different styles. In fact, Ireland’s gorgeous castle wedding venues are the reason couples travel from all over the world to tie the knot. When you take a peek at our list, you’ll see why…

Related: Fairytale Castle Wedding Venues in Leinster

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Ballyseede Castle Hotel | View Profile

Ballyseede, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland

The majestic Ballyseede Castle offers an authentic Irish castle wedding experience like no other. Set on a 30-acre estate of manicured gardens and ancient woodlands, it is the perfect backdrop for your wedding day. The traditional castle is family-owned and run, with 45 en-suite bedrooms.

At Ballyseede Castle, weddings enjoy old-world elegance, combined with modern day comforts. The castle was named Ireland’s Top-Rated Castle Wedding Venue in 2019 by couples on Wedding Dates for the third year in row. Ballyseede Castle was also awarded ‘Wedding Venue of The Year’ in the 2019 Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards.

 

Castlemartyr Resort | View Profile

Castlemartyr, Co. Cork

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 200 guests for a wedding. There is a policy of only hosting one wedding per day. Castlemartyr may be used for civil ceremonies and partnerships.

 

The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens | View Profile

Beaufort, Killarney, Kerry

The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens has been welcoming couples for over 50 years and is renowned for its high standards of personalised and professional service in a beautiful setting.

The magnificent property is situated on its own 64 acre estate in Beaufort, Co. Kerry overlooking the iconic Gap of Dunloe, the River Laune and is a short drive from Killarney town. The Dunloe is a classic yet contemporary 5 star hotel set in beautiful gardens leading to the ruined keep of the old 12th century Dunloe castle.

 

Castle Dargan Estate | View Profile

Ballygawley, Co. Sligo

Set on 170 acres of rolling parkland in a stunning country setting, the 4-star Castle Dargan Estate, complete with a Darren Clarke designed golf course and Icon Spa, is the idyllic warm, welcoming and intimate venue for the wedding of your dreams. Our dedicated wedding co-ordinator Caroline and her team at Castle Dargan Estate is committed to combining fine dining cuisine and excellent service in a breathtaking location for your wedding day, making it the ideal romantic wedding venue.

With a range of accommodation offers, only one wedding per day and unrivaled scenery, perfect for precious wedding photography, Castle Dargan Estate is a rare gem with spectacular views of fresh water brooks, rolling hills, old stone walls and ancient castle ruins.

 

Markree Castle Hotel | View Profile

Collooney, Co. Sligo

Markree Castle, with its relaxed atmosphere, picture-perfect 500-acre grounds and luxury accommodation, provides the ideal location to celebrate a wedding, and the freedom to create a wedding you have always dreamed of. On your wedding day, arrive by wedding car or if you want something more unique, arrive by boat to our boathouse, or by horse and carriage or on horseback through our ‘port la couer’ at the front of the castle.

Part of the uniqueness of Markree is that you and your guests use Markree as you would your own home, with a drinks’ reception in the Grand Hall in front of the fire, a five-course banquet in our unique individual adjoining dining rooms and dancing in the specially designed entertainment suite, which features a Gin and Whiskey bar.

 

Kilronan Castle | View Profile

Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon, Roscommon

Kilronan Castle located on the shores of Lough Meelough, Ballyfarnon, Co Roscommon is one of Ireland’s hidden gems. One of Ireland’s most luxurious Castle Hotels, Kilronan Castle is the ancestral home of the Tenison family and the legendary Colonel King Tenison. It is one of a few Irish castle estates that can trace its history back to royal families. This 200 year-old Castle is steeped in history, full of character and old world charm… the perfect setting for your wedding.

Kilronan Castle is nestled amongst acres of woodland, open lawns and path ways leading you to a truly breath-taking estate.

 

Lough Rynn Castle Estate and Gardens | View Profile

Lough Rynn, Mohill, Leitrim

The Estate includes a range of accommodation options including luxurious suites, large hotel bedrooms and the privacy of our Courtyard Rooms. The 300 Acres of magnificent grounds and natural beauty at Lough Rynn provides the ideal backdrop for those precious wedding photographs.

Our wedding team offer a can do approach and are available to meet with you to discuss your wedding day ideas and how to provide you with an unrivalled Wedding experience. Our Grand Ballroom can facilitate up to 320 Guests seated at your Gala event where we offer creative menus and impeccable service to make your wedding day most memorable.

 

Belleek Castle Hotel | View Profile

Belleek Castle, Belleek Woods, Ballina, Mayo

All the charming rooms throughout are stunning to view and are furnished with period decor creating a wonderful homely & tranquil atmosphere with open log fires keeping the romantic spirit of the castle alive.

The castle has various wedding venues available, which can cater for small or very large weddings. The Medieval Banquet Hall can cater for parties up to 200 people & can be enhanced with the addition of a pig roasted on a spit on the 13th Century fireplace.

Abbey Hotel, Roscommon | View Profile

Abbeytown, Galway Road, Roscommon

The 4* Abbey Hotel is established since 1963 and is a popular and well-established family run wedding venue catering for Traditional and Civil Ceremonies/Outdoor Humanist Events. This fully Licensed Civil Ceremony Wedding Venue is a popular choice for Destination Weddings conveniently located in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands.

Discover the romance, charm and magic of a bygone era at this magical 18th Century Manor property set in beautifully manicured private grounds, steeped in history and boasting a proud heritage and exceptional reputation.

 

Cabra Castle Hotel | View Profile

Carrickmacross Road, Kingscourt, Co Cavan, Cavan

On the edge of the magnificent Dún a Rí Forest Park stands the majestic Cabra Castle, one of Ireland’s most luxurious castle hotels. Centrally located in the heart of County Cavan, an hour’s drive from Dublin and just 90 minutes from Belfast, Cabra Castle is the perfect place to bring people together.

Since 1992, the Corscadden family and Cabra Castle have built a reputation for memorable weddings – over 5,000 and counting. A multi award-winning wedding venue, the secluded castle is surrounded by 100 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and parkland, a truly magical setting for your wedding day.

 

Lough Eske Castle | View Profile

Donegal Town, Co Donegal

Lough Eske Castle is redefining luxury in the North West. Modern and elegant, it is the perfect place to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. The elegant ballroom extends into your own exclusive tranquil gardens which offer fantastic picture opportunities. There’s also a number of specially commissioned pieces of artwork throughout the grounds. These create more unique and memorable backdrops to your photographs.

Lough Eske Castle prides itself on its accomplished staff and tailor made approach to weddings and civil partnerships. A dedicated wedding planner is assigned to work with you on every aspect of your special event. From your first consultation right through to the big day itself.

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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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