14 Most Romantic Country House Venues in Ireland


If you’re still on that hunt for your dream wedding venue, Ireland is home to some of the most romantic countryside manors to have you feeling like royalty on your big day!

There’s something quite magical about getting married in a stately home wedding venue – with beautiful backdrops, breathtaking views and green lawns galore, it’s the perfect countryside escape to say ‘I Do’.

Whether you’re dreaming of a big party celebration or a homely intimate affair, then a countryside house location could be the perfect place for your special day.

Luckily for you, Ireland isn’t short of blissful countryside venues and we’re here to help you narrow down your search with the 15 most romantic country house venues for a serene and stylish do…

Carrygerry Country House

Looking for a scenic and stylish setting for your big day? Then look no further than Carrygerry Country House. Set in the peaceful, idyllic countryside of County Clare and just minutes from Shannon International Airport, Carrygerry Country House offers a warm and elegant setting for your perfect wedding day.

Whether you’re set on a church or civil ceremony, this is the perfect location for a cosy and classic celebration catering up to 100 guests in your own exclusive private location with a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere.

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Parkanaur Manor House

If a vintage countryside ceremony is the wedding of your dreams, then Parkanaur Manor House in Dungannon is the perfect backdrop for all those stunning wedding photographs. This Grade-A listed building is also surrounded by a fairytale forest that boasts a rare herd of white fallow deer!

The grounds offer a magical combination of great natural beauty and ancient history that make Parkanaur a popular choice with couples seeking something different for their big day. The beautiful grounds are an ideal setting for marquee weddings with options of intimate and larger ceremonies.

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Temple House

Set amongst 1,000 acres of private estate overlooking the lakeside castle of the Knights Templar in Co Sligo, Temple House is a magical setting for a stunning countryside celebration. This 1665 family home creates a peaceful and serene atmosphere with a touch of vintage glamour for a stylish day.

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This location provides gorgeous garden grounds and a spacious grandeur interior which can cater for larger and smaller celebrations, holding up to 160 guests. Just picture yourself walking down the beautiful green lawn on your big day surrounded by the blissful views of Irish countryside (who wouldn’t say yes to that?!)

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Beech Hill Country House

Are you looking for a romantic wedding venue in Derry? The Beech Hill Country House Hotel is a highly sought-after location for its idyllic backdrop and magnificent views. Nestled in a serene countryside setting amidst 32 acres of ancient woodland, the Georgian era manor house is just under three miles from the exciting heart of Derry-Londonderry.

Dating from the 17th century, Beech Hill Country House is filled with character and rustic charm you won’t find elsewhere. Its rural setting and expansive gardens are simply breathtaking, making the Beechhill a premier wedding venue in Derry/Londonderry. Catering both small and large ceremonies, this location holds up to 350 in a private and relaxing setting.

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Boyne Hill House Estate

Boyne Hill House Estate is described as a hidden gem and is one of the most romantic destinations in Ireland for weddings and civil partnerships. This luxury Georgian Estate located in the tranquil countryside of Navan, Co. Meath in the heart of the Boyne Valley, just 35 minutes from Dublin.

Seductively concealed on 38 acres of idyllic private parkland with woodland views overlooking the stunning River Boyne, the venue is exclusive, ensuring you have the privacy of the entire estate for the duration of your wedding. Catering for up to 170 guests, Boyne Hill House Estate is an excellent venue for your special day.

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Ballymascanlon House Hotel

Set in 130 acres of majestic parkland and surrounded by mature grounds and stunning vistas, Ballymascanlon Hotel in Co. Louth is a favourite wedding choice for an unforgettable and stylish wedding.

These gorgeous garden grounds secluded in the Irish countryside will set a relaxing and peaceful ambiance for your special day. Upon arrival you will be met with the secluded, leafy driveway to the magnificent house façade before exploring its stunning and stylish interior.

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Ballymascanlon House Hotel also caters from 80 up to 300 people in the Garden Room with a panoramic view of the romantic rose garden grounds.

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Bellinter House

Visualize your dream day in this bold and elegant venue with your guests arriving through the long winding avenue of mature trees, leading them to their first view of this impressive Georgian house. Situated only 30 minutes from Dublin, Bellinter House is renowned as one of the most popular wedding venues in Ireland for its unique character and rustic charm.

The stunning 18th century Georgian manor is set on the banks of the River Boyne, nestled among sweeping lawns and ancient trees – perfect for all those wedding photographs! Named recently as the ‘Best Exclusive Wedding Venue in Ireland’ and Luxury Travel Guide’s ‘Unique Wedding Venue of the Year 2018’, this venue ticks every box for an unforgettable countryside wedding.

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Mount Falcon Estate

Plan your perfect wedding at Mount Falcon Estate, set in 100 acres of beautiful, landscaped gardens and woodlands in Co. Mayo. Mount Falcon Estate offers a luxurious yet casual range of lounges as well as the award winning ‘Kitchen Restaurant’, ‘Boathole Bar’, leisure centre and Elemis Spa.

You even have the option of entertaining guests by getting up close and personal with majestic birds of prey! This exciting and gorgeous wedding venue provides beautiful backdrops and blissful garden views and can hold up to 200 guests whilst also offering intimate wedding packages suitable for up to 30 guests.

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Ghan House Carlingford

If you’re dreaming of a stylish and intimate countryside do, then Ghan House is an exclusive and serene setting for a private and homely ceremony. Ghan House is a fully restored 18th Century Georgian House set by the sea in the scenic town of Carlingford.

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Whether you want 4 or 110 guests for your wedding, Ghan House is a fantastic spot for an unforgettable wedding. Dance with your guests in the ballroom, indulge in your own private bar and relax in front of a fire in the lounge whilst also enjoying the walled garden grounds exclusively for you and your guests!

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Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa

Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa in Co. Kerry is a stylish, relaxing and family-owned country house hotel situated within 6 acres of mature gardens with picturesque mountain views, providing the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable and elegant wedding.

With a guarantee of one wedding per day, Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa ensures an exceptional and memorable wedding experience with a glamorous and elegant interior design. Nestled among the towering trees and water fountains in the gardens of Ballygarry House Hotel is the blissful Nadur Spa and Thermal Suite which offers a selection of packages for bridal parties in its deeply relaxing tranquil surroundings.

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Kilcoran Lodge Hotel

This haven of tranquility located on the foothills of the Galtee Mountains in Co.Tipperary and overlooking the picturesque Knockmealdowns offers you a chance to escape normality and celebrate your special day in a serene and peaceful atmosphere.

Kilcoran Lodge dates from the 1850s and stands on 17 acres of beautiful green lawns and woods at the end of a winding carriage drive. The views of the Knockmealdown Mountains also make a spectacular backdrop for those all-important wedding photographs. The Ballroom caters up to 220 guests for your big day, along with the option of the Drawing Room and Bar for an intimate ceremony.

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Ballyscullion Park

Ballyscullion Park is a breath-taking wedding venue just a short distance from Belfast in Magherafelt and is among the most romantic and magical wedding venues in Ireland. Picture your gorgeous marquee wedding set in the beautiful, landscaped grounds at the private historic stately home.


With Ballyscullion Park’s choice of indoor and outdoor ceremony locations, you can create the fairytale wedding of your dreams with plenty of blissful countryside backdrops for all those Instagrammable moments!

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Belmont House Hotel

Set in 9 acres of beautiful gardens, the Belmont House Hotel in Banbridge offers the perfect country house setting for a stylish and elegant affair. Steeped in history and character, this 1800 mansion is the idyllic wedding venue with the perfect setting for your special day, whether it be for 10 guests or 200.

With the option of holding your ceremony in the hotel or indeed in its exquisite gardens, the Belmont House Hotel has a one wedding per day policy and offers you the undivided attention of their expert wedding team.

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The Millhouse

The Millhouse offers couples alternative weddings in their Georgian Manor House venue, with a choice of beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces set on the banks of River Boyne, Co. Meath. Say ‘I do’ in their dramatic mill ceremony room or in the outside orchard on the riverside garden, both providing gorgeous backdrops for wedding photographs!

The Orchard is beautifully lit at night with fairy lights, creating a magical atmosphere where you can dance the night away under the stars – this venue caters for up to 200 guests in the Pavilion or, alternatively, the bi-fold doors at the front of the Pavilion can be extended to fit 240 people, using an add-on marquee.

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