Mount Druid

Castletown Geoghegan, Co. Westmeath
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Are you looking for a unique, wedding venue alternative in Ireland?

Are you dreaming of something a little different for your wedding day? Look no further than the peaceful surroundings of Mount Druid, Castletown Geoghegan, Co. Westmeath, an exquisite parkland within 100 acres, sprinkled with over 300,000 broad leaf trees and with its very own lake and boat house.

At Mount Druid we host wonderful boutique wedding receptions and ceremonies on our grounds and invite you to come and see the surrounds here as the setting for your own unique wedding day.

We have luxury alternative accommodation available for your guests on site as well as a several distinct spaces that will suit a range of requirements.

We are proud to offer several distinctive spaces for your boutique wedding reception for up to 200 guests:
- The Tin Chapel for your ceremony
- The Boathouse by the Lake for your drinks reception and Canapes
- The Barn for dinner and dancing

The Chapel:
Ceremonies can be carried out in our unconsecrated ‘Chapel’, an alternative, quaint gathering space nestled among the trees on our site. The ‘Tin Chapel’ is perfect for a simple blessing.

Castletown Geoghegans Catholic Church is just across the road from Mount Druid – you can be married at the Church and then stroll across the road to Mount Druid for your wedding reception festivities.

The Boat House:

After your Ceremony in the Tin Chapel, enjoy a leisurely stroll across the hill to The Boat House for your drinks reception with canapes. This is an inviting space, tastefully adorned with art and antique furniture. The boathouse is fully heated ensuring that guests are always comfortable, irrespective of the time of year. When the weather is kind, guests can take their drinks outside by the lake and capture those photographic moments on the deck by the summer house. A Jamie Oliver wood burning pizza oven housed in its own glazed kitchen transforms The Boat House into an informal dining space for you and your guests the evening before or day after your wedding.

The Barn:

Step into the Atrium, a stunning light filled space, resplendent with a Jacobean library and an abundance of soft furnishings in which to relax before or after your meal. A grand piano sits in the corner of the room inviting your guests to play. Our converted Barn is a unique venue – custom designed for your Wedding meal, whether you choose a relaxed BBQ or a formal sit down meal, we can seat up to 180* guests. Arts and crafts wallpaper frame the entrance into our beautiful garden room, where you can relax by the wood burning stove while taking in the lovingly restored walled garden.

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Sarah Jackson
Married on 5th Apr 2024
We got married in Mount Druid on the 5th of April 2024. There are not enough words to describe how magical our wedding day was and how every last detail was taken care of by the amazing staff at Mount Druid. Deirdre and Adrian have every inch of the venue so well thought out and planned. They were also amazing tour guides on our first visit. Our guests all absolutely loved the venue, the food and the atmosphere it created. Every question we had was taken care of and answered so fast, by the amazing team of staff on site. Each staff member went above and beyond for us and our guests on the big day and it did not go unnoticed. (Thank you) The food on the day was so delicious, we had lots of compliments on it. This venue is like noting you will find, anywhere else in Ireland, it truly is magical! We had the best day of our lives in Mount Druid and we could not recommend it enough to anyone looking to get married here. You will be so well looked after from start to finish, you won’t regret it. There is honestly not one thing I can fault, thank you for an amazing experience.
Added 21st May 2024
Married on 27th Dec 2023
Mount Druid is a dream venue! If you want something away from the norm with a relaxed vibe, you have to visit. The moment we set foot inside, we knew this was the place for us.
The staff couldn't do enough for us from day one, the food was unreal and everyone had the time of their lives! Can't recommend Mount Druid enough
Added 27th Mar 2024
Aoife Raleigh
Wedding on 9th Sep 2023
The venue was just stunning, the attention to detail in every aspect of the day was outstanding. They were extremely accommodating in allowing us to select where we wanted the ceremony to be and what entertainment would take place thought the day. The wedding planning process was much easier knowing that they were taking good care of so many details.
Added 24th Jan 2024
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Kathryn o Reilly
Married on 30th Jun 2023
Mount Druid was one of the most magical places to get married, everything from start to finish was perfect, the staff went above and beyond to assist us, the food was delicious and hearty and the amount of people who commented that they don?t think they?d ever enjoy a hotel wedding again, it was such a wonderful day and experience for us and all our guests.
Added 18th Jul 2023
Robbie O' Raw and Sin?ad Keogh
Married on 15th Apr 2023
It?s unique. There?s nowhere else like it on the island of Ireland. That aside, the care, flexibility and genuine warmth of the staff is second to none.
Added 8th Jun 2023
Married on 18th Feb 2023
We honestly had the most amazing day everything was just so smooth. All our guests reported how relaxed and how accommodating staff were. I have given a 4.5 for flexibility but this was only due to the fact we couldn't switch up any of the evening food.

We felt that the staff really knew who we were always calling us by name and checking in. We thought being able to meet all the couples that were getting married the same year as us and being able to stay at the venue pre wedding was a great idea.

Thank you guys so much for having such an amazing venue like this as it made it possible to have our dream wedding!
Added 12th Jun 2023
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Ruth Kerrigan
Married on 22nd Oct 2022
We had our wedding in Mount Druid in October 2022. Our main points of contact were Margaret and Eleanor, they were so lovely to deal with throughout the entire process as were any of the rest of the team we communicated with.
From our first showing to the day itself, we felt like we were being valued. Nothing was too much trouble and they answered our many many questions with patience and professionalism.
The venue itself is amazing. It was exactly the atmosphere we wanted for our wedding day. The food was gorgeous (we had the bbq buffet) and the accommodation was so cozy.
We had an absolute ball and if we could go back and do it all again, we wouldn?t hesitate. Highly recommend!
Added 25th Feb 2023
Laura Donlon
Married on 10th Sep 2022
We couldn't recommend Mount Druid enough. It is a dream wedding venue. We wanted a laid back chilled affair and that's what we got. Everything was exactly how we imagined it was going to be and better. The food was to die for and the staff were all so lovely. We just wish we could do it all over again!
Added 15th Feb 2023
Laura & Leigh
Married on 27th Aug 2022
Mount Druid was an unbelievable wedding venue! We actually live abroad and booked Mount Druid without seeing it, just based from the photos and reviews...we didn't regret our decision for a second.

When we had the opportunity to visit before our wedding we fell in love instantly. The uniqueness of the grounds and all the small and perfect details can't be described in words. There is a vibe at this place that just makes you feel at home. Not only is it a stunning venue, the team are simply unbelievable. Throughout the planning and then our wedding weekend, the team at Mount Druid could not do enough for us. They were warm, kind, thoughtful and great fun.

If you are considering this venue for your wedding, don't even think twice- Mount Druid can't be beaten!

Massive thanks to all at Mount Druid, you gave us and our friends and family an unforgettable weekend, we just wish we could do it all over again!!!
Added 28th Jun 2023
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Sinead Hanna
Married on 20th Aug 2022
Mount druid was the 1st place we went to see when we were planning our wedding and we both fell in love with it straight away. The tin chapel was the perfect setting for our ceremony. We then moved ober to the baothouse for our drinks reception and then onto the barn for dinner. Between all the staff and the wedding coordinators - nothing was a problem. The venue itself is so amazing. If you're looking for an alternative wedding, this is the place you should be getting married in.
Added 4th Sep 2022
Ciara Casey
Married on 4th Jul 2022
We could not rate Mount Druid highly enough. They did everything possible to make our day so special. They had been so reassuring and accommodating during covid also. We are so grateful for everything.
Added 1st Mar 2023
Danielle and Darren Galligan
Married on 7th Apr 2022
Our dream venue was everything and more than we could have visited for. Exclusive, Rustic, Boho, with festival vibes, turf fires, and an atmosphere that warms you from the inside out. I pinch myself everytime I think of our wedding day x the staff were phenomenal and a dream to work with x
Added 24th Jun 2022
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Married on 12th Mar 2022
Mount Druid was a great venue to deal with, the staff are very responsive and were amazing on the day! The venue itself is beautiful, you can tell so much careful thought and effort has gone into designing both the interiors and exteriors. Highly recommend!
Added 16th Jun 2022
Dermot Walsh
Wedding on 2nd Oct 2021
Had the most wonderful two days at my daughters wedding last Saturday week. What a venue !
Fantastic site and all easily accessible especially with the helpful staff such as the really nice car drivers who are happy to take you from place to place in the old black taxis or minibuses. If you want atmosphere at your event then this is the place to be. We used the fabulous Boat house the night before the wedding day and it was a great spot to meet and greet and make sure to avail of he pizza ovens, Delicious pizzas. The excellent staff led by Margaret, Eleanor and Deirdre work very hard to make your day a success so you don't need to worry as they really do look after everything and are very approachable, Definitely the best wedding I have ever been at, even if it was my own daughters, I Fully endorse Mount Druid and love to go back sometime.
Added 10th Oct 2021
Crista and Conor McShane
Married on 18th Oct 2019
We cannot recommend Mount Druid more. From day 1 the entire team were so helpful and were always at the end of the phone. The venue is so incredible; unique, personal and just so special. However, it really is Eleanor, Deirdre and Margaret and all the team that make it magnificent. I can't explain how many compliments we have received about Mount Druid since the wedding. Many said they had never been to a wedding like it. We would pick it as our venue time and time again.
Added 26th Nov 2019
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Married on 7th Sep 2019
Incredible place! Outstanding service. Cannot fault the venue or recommend enough!
Added 9th Mar 2020
Married on 16th Jun 2019
We visited Mount druid on a rainy day, the barn was emptied for a photoshoot. But the second we were on the grounds we realised how magical and unbelievable it was. This was us! Odd, eclectic, different and somehow work together. We booked it ! and came back twice to see it again, it is so vast! I spent a year and a half planning details, looking at other weddings that happened in mount druid to see the pieces of history, for those details to integrate with our items to mount druid. For this Responsiveness was key! The venue is a gem that pictures rarely describe to its fullest, you have to visit it. The food was unbelievable and was one of the main things for us! the people took good care of everything! They were there but faded in the background. It was easy and flowy.
The only downfall is the price and the busy calendar. But I guess that's because it is famous now, and that's all I wish them.

I would recommend it to anybody, it has a soft glamour, it's a jewellery box.
And Margaret and Eleanor are real pearls.

Added 13th Aug 2019
Chloe Markham
Married on 15th Mar 2019
We recently had our wedding at Mount Druid and it was absolutely magical! From start to finish the day went smoothly and the staff were fantastic to not only us but to our guests also which many commented on. The venue, the food I genuinely cannot say enough. It was my dream wedding day and I wish I could do it again. You will not find a wedding venue like this, peaceful unique and so much fun!
Added 8th May 2019
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The McLoughlins
Married on 27th Oct 2018
Loved the venue, had a few hiccups but they were very professional about it all.
Added 9th Mar 2019
Married on 24th Oct 2018
Don?t even think twice, just go for it. Mount Druid is hands down the best wedding venue I have ever been to. Even if it was my own wedding!

There?s no denying it?s expensive - the drinks and food particularly but the quality and ambience are really worthwhile.
Added 15th Nov 2018
Married on 11th Aug 2018
We had the best weekend of our lives in Mount Druid. The lead up was made so easy by Eleanor who was able to answer a million questions, and always within a day or two. Everyone who was staying on site would tell us how friendly the staff were on the phone when making reservations. On the day, despite the rain, everyone was moved around the grounds effortlessly and we didn't even notice the weather. Day two was even better. Breakfast for guests is a bit pricey, and it would be nice if there was water in the rooms but other than that we had a perfect weekend and wouldn't change a thing!
Added 31st Oct 2018
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Married on 21st Jul 2018
The team at Mount Druid are amazing. Eleanor, Margaret, Deirdre and Adrian went above and beyond to make our wedding day spectacular. Eleanor and Margaret were so supportive and a pleasure to deal with. We were made feel so at home on our wedding day. Mount Druid is a stunning venue and our guests say our wedding will always stand out to them. The food was delicious; from canapes on the wedding day right right through to breakfast the next morning. The onsite accommodation is really special too. If you're looking for something a bit different, check it out. It was love at first sight for us!
Added 17th Oct 2018
Ailbhe Enraght-Moony
Married on 19th Apr 2018
I can't recommend Mount Druid enough. We got married on the 19th April 2018 and from the moment we booked we had so much support from Eleanor and Margaret. The day itself went off without a hitch, the ladies were on hand along with Deirdre to ensure everything ran smoothly, we didn't have to lift a finger! We had a fantastic wedding day in Mount Druid and all our guests were extremely impressed with the venues from the boat house for drinks reception, barn for our BBQ (Food was amazing!!) Granny's Kitchen and the accommodation. Everyone loved it! I have been recommending Mount Druid ever since!
Added 12th Oct 2018
LJ Dowling
Married on 23rd Mar 2018
Mount Druid truly made our wedding day the best day of my life. From the day we went to view it, everything ran so smoothly and were so accommodating. We wanted something different and laid back from our day and Mount Druid ticked all our boxes.The venue itself is jaw dropping, the food was incredible, the accommodation was so cosy (even in March!) and our guests were full of praises. I couldn't have enjoyed the experience more!
Added 14th Nov 2018
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Gerry O Hare
Married on 24th Aug 2017
Fantastic venue.Staff could not have been more helpful,nothing too much trouble.From the"loft"for brides prep to the kitchen for breakfast next morning and everything in between.Can't praise the place enough,nothing negative to say.
Added 15th Sep 2017
Fiona Bracken
Married on 8th Jul 2017
Everything was truly amazing. We even had the weather. Our guests were astounded by how beautiful the venue and food was. The wine was expensive and over priced but everything else was excellent on the day. The staff were so helpful and received our guests wonderfully
Added 4th Dec 2017
Married on 5th Aug 2016
Amazing wedding venue, food was fantastic. Eleanor was such a pleasure to deal with. Could not have picked a better venue for our special day.
Added 11th Oct 2018
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Nikki Kavanagh
Married on 12th Sep 2015
The venue were on hand every step of the way to answer all of our questions - big, small or just bloody stupid!
Being in the UK and organising an Irish Wedding was made so easy thanks to the openess and helpfulness of everyone at the venue.
Never once did we feel like we were being "uphold" anything - and actually most of the time they helped us save money on things we though we would need but they said we wouldn't.
Our guests had the time of their lives as did we - we are already talking about when to arrange a reunion back at Mount Druid!
The food was spectacular and we never had to worry about there not being enough food or drink - our guests were well fed and watered and the bars well stocked!
Added 6th Jan 2016
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