12 Must-See Wedding Venues In County Donegal


Featuring quirky hidden gems, fairytale castles and stunning coastal views!

Dreaming about saying ‘I do’ in a charming castle or country house? What about seaside vows along The Wild Atlantic Way? Lucky for you, Ireland isn’t short of picturesque venues – especially in County Donegal! If you want an elegant wedding venue with gorgeous grounds and scenic photo backdrops, then keep on scrolling to get inspired with these must-see wedding venues in County Donegal…

Rockhill House

We’re getting Bridgerton and Gatsby vibes from this exquisite 17thCentury country manor sat on 100 acres of magical woodland in the hills of Donegal. Rockhill House is an exclusive venue with picture-perfect backdrops, regal elegance and tons of natural beauty!

Envision an intimate, formal family gathering or an epic wedding weekend soaking in the glamour of this beautiful Irish manor and the serene scenes of the Donegal countryside. Who could resist?

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The Abbey Hotel

Located on the Wild Atlantic Way in the heart of Donegal Town the Abbey Hotel is the perfect wedding venue for your special day. With breathtaking views overlooking Donegal Bay, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to capturing all your special memories with beautiful beaches just a short drive away.

Whether it’s a civil ceremony, large or intimate celebration, your dreams day can be made a reality! Guests can enjoy luxury bedroom suites with great views of Donegal Bay and the Diamond Town Centre, making this the ideal location for a wedding weekend with family and friends.

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Harvey’s Point

With panoramic views of Lough Eske and The Blue Stack Mountains, make your dream day come to life at Harvey’s Point. The dedicated wedding suite offers you exclusivity for your day and has everything you need to wow your wedding guests!

The Garden Suite offers a bright room to host your drinks reception whilst the outside grounds provide the perfect photo backdrop! The magnificent ballroom offers breathtaking lake views looking onto the pier, which can also be transformed into a beautiful ceremony site for an outdoor wedding.

Lough Eske Castle

Lough Eske Castle is located just outside Donegal Town on a beautiful lakeside estate surrounded by the fabled Blue Stack Mountains. With stunning views amidst 43 acres of enchanted woodlands, this venue provides a peaceful and charming location for a fairytale wedding!

The elegant ballroom extends into your own exclusive tranquil gardens which offer fantastic picture opportunities. The restored castle is the only five star castle hotel in the Northwest Region of the Wild Atlantic Way and consists of 96 beautifully guestrooms, an awarding-winning Spa Solís, Cedars Grill Restaurant and the relaxed Gallery Bar.

Redcastle Hotel

For luxury and views, Redcastle Hotel on the Inishowen Peninsula ticks all the boxes! Located on the shores of Lough Foyle, The Ocean Suit offers panoramic views of Lough Foyle and is surrounded by a magical waterfront on one side and mature parkland on the other.

For your wedding reception, the hotel will welcome you and your guests with drinks on arrival before you make use of the endless stunning spots where you can take your wedding photographs.

An Grianan Hotel

Nestled in the rolling countryside of Inishowen, An Grianan Hotel is laced with elegance and class. Alongside the beautiful landscaped gardens, the 150-year-old Church Building makes the perfect backdrop for your wedding album.

The main function room known as the ‘Tuatha De Danann Suite’, hosts up to 300 guests and offers a unique and unrivalled experience featuring a bar and impressive skylight. Between the serene countryside, sea views and character-filled suites, what’s not to love!

Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa

Known as one of the finest wedding venues in the North West, there’s so much to love about Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa. Located only ten minutes from Letterkenny town along the stunning Wild Atlantic Way, Silver Tassie Hotel offers amazing scenery and elegant interiors.

Whether it’s a intimate or big party celebration, Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa cater for it all! The Woodlands Suite is flexible and can be divided to provide you with a romantic and intimate area suitable for smaller celebrations.

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Jacksons Hotel

Set along the tranquil River Finn with Drumboe Woods in the background, Jackson’s Hotel is one of the finest wedding venues in Donegal. With a selection of beautiful suites to choose from such as the Drumboe Suite, Pyramid Suite and Finn Suite, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to your big day.

The Jackson’s Hotel caters for all types of weddings from an intimate wedding or a civil ceremony to a more traditional ‘Irish Wedding’ of up to 500 guests. The jewel in their crown is the fabulous Finn Suite with its private entrance, sweeping staircase and stunning terrace views!

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Dunmore Gardens

Edgy yet romantic, Dunmore Gardens in Donegal is a place of beauty and tranquility hidden along the Wild Atlantic Way. With the family home and gardens as a background for you and your guests, your event will be surrounded by ancestral beauty and flowers.

With high stone walls and large wooden beams holding up rustic cartwheel chandeliers, the barn creates a charming wedding location like no other.

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Mulroy Woods Hotel

Mulroy Woods Hotel is set among the lake rolling from the Donegal hills towards the shore-lands of Mulroy Bay on the outskirts of Milford village. The old world character of this venue captures the essence of Irish hospitality, where traditional Donegal charm meets modern luxury.

It is the ideal wedding venue with two large, airy, spacious banqueting suites – the Glashagh Suite catering for up to 400 guests and the Mulroy Suite for up to 300 guests. Situated at the foot of the majestic Donegal Hills, you’ll find a host of enchanting wedding photo backdrops in this versatile Hotel complex, whatever the weather!

The Red Door Country House

The Red Door Country House is the perfect Donegal venue for wedding receptions, intimate civil wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships. Receptions for 80 to 160 guests are held in the AA rosette award-winning restaurant overlooking the Lough Swilly in Inishowen, along the incredible Wild Atlantic Way.

If you’re looking for an outdoor ceremony, the extensive landscaped gardens with unrivalled scenery make this country house the perfect wedding venue location. Rolling lawns, mature trees and fine views across to Inch Island provides a picturesque backdrop for those all-important wedding photographs!

Central Hotel

The Central Hotel is one of the North West’s best loved hotels! Located in the beautiful coastal town of Donegal, it’s ideally situated for exploring the rugged Wild Atlantic Way. From stylish accommodation to luxurious leisure facilities and a fantastic location, this wedding venue is up there with one of the best for an unforgettable wedding weekend.

With a reputation for fantastic food, friendly service and attention to detail, the dedicated team can ensure you have an memorable day. The stunning ballroom overlooking the picturesque Donegal Bay can also cater from 50 – 250 guests with private use of the upper deck bar for a stylish drinks reception.

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