If you’re looking for a special venue with a touch of luxury, check out some of our top favourite glam wedding venues in Ireland
From five-star hotels to luxurious country houses and royal castles, one thing Ireland isn’t short off is glamourous wedding venues which is why we’ve decided to make this edit of glam wedding venues in Ireland.
If you’re looking for a venue that has that exta WOW-factor to add to your glam wedding aesthetic, we’ve gathered some of the best Ireland has to offer that will have you feeling like royalty on your big day (as you should!)
Keep on scrolling for some glam venue inspo…
The Orangery at Kilruddery House in Co. Wicklow is one of the most glam wedding venues in Ireland. Light and airy with a glass ceiling and beautiful ornate detailing, this space is a real showstopper. Killruddery also offers a choice of outdoor ceremony spaces, including the farmyard at the Grain Store filled with natural beauty and more enchanting backdrops.
Check out our real life couple Emmett and Lisa’s glamorous wedding at Kilruddery House in our print annual 2022 magazine on shelves in newsagents and retail outlets now!
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If your wedding is to be one of a kind in a truly unique setting, then the 300-year-old Gloster House is the perfect hidden, magical and romantic setting. The house is strictly a private venue so you will have your special day in this amazing house surrounded only by your family and friends. This is a privately owned country house and is a completely different experience to a hotel or other structured wedding venues.
Slieve Donard Resort and Spa
The Slieve Donard exudes luxury and the stunning location, overlooking the Mourne Mountains provides you with the perfect backdrop for photographs. With a choice of magnificent rooms and an impressive range of gourmet banqueting choices, a wedding at the Slieve Donard is sure to impress you and your guests!
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Galgorm in Ballymena has become renowned for its beautiful setting which lends itself quite magically to becoming a dream wedding location. From the neat lawns dotted with ancient trees which flank the driveway, to the dramatic views of the River Maine flowing alongside the main hotel, this is a supreme setting with multiple ceremony options and locations to choose from.
Check out our real life couple Jade and Dean’s Classic Wedding At The Galgorm!
The K Club
Located only 30 minutes from Dublin in a picturesque location in County Kildare, The K Club Hotel & Resort offers one of Ireland’s best five star wedding venues. The original 19th-century house is steeped in history with old word Irish charm. Take advantage of all the beautiful photo backdrop opportunities from their manicured lawns to the rushing rivers and Val D’Osne Fountain, not to mention the stunning interior!
The award-winning Ballykisteen Hotel is set in an idyllic location in Co. Tipperary on 170 acres of beautiful grounds near the stunning Galtee Mountains. The resort offers superb wedding packages which will be tailored to suit your needs. Choose from two beautiful suites – the Palatine can cater for larger celebrations and the Annacarthy suite is an elegant space for smaller celebrations.
The G Hotel & Spa
If you’re looking for a stylish and opulent wedding venue in Galway, The G Hotel located near the picturesque Claddagh is a dream come true. The iconic lounges set the scene for stylish pre-dinner drinks with canapes and music by the resident pianist. The beautiful ballroom overlooks Lough Atalia for the ideal photo backdrop – it’s no wonder, this venue was awarded ‘Wedding Hotel of the Year’ for County Galway by the Irish Hotel Awards 2021.
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Whatever kind of celebration you have in mind, this iconic hotel in Belfast’s historic Cathedral Quarter have several elegant private events rooms suitable for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The rooftop garden is beautifully landscaped and provides excellent views over Belfast making it a charming location for drinks receptions and photographs.
The Glenview Hotel & Leisure Club is the perfect choice for couples wanting a glamorous outdoor wedding venue. Situated a short 10 minutes’ drive from Dublin, Glenview Hotel is one of Ireland’s best wedding hotspots. Wedding celebrations are held in the private gardens, overlooking the majestic Glen of the Downs, nestled amongst 30 acres of private woodland walks with exquisite landscape, creating the most magical backdrop for photographs.
It’s no secret we’re obsessed with this next venue! The Loft in The Rabbit Hotel, Templepatrick, is top tier when it comes to picturesque venues! Picture high vaulted ceilings adorned with twinkling feature chandeliers, celebratory planting, marble dining tables, fairy-lit tree canopies and statement touches at every turn.
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If you’re on the hunt for that fairytale vintage venue, Makree Castle is one of our favourites! Nestled in the Sligo countryside, this venue offers a charming castle with a chapel so you can say your vows in style. Enjoy the stunning castle grounds and stylish interior for unforgettable memories and those all-important wedding photos.
Lough Erne Resort
The multi-award winning Lough Erne Resort, is a luxurious five-star hotel in Enniskillen sitting on a 600 acre peninsula with delightful views of the Fermanagh Lakelands and The Faldo Course. The hotel offers stunning 360 degree views and the exquisite Ross Suite and Lakeview terrace combine to create a fairytale setting and a stunning backdrop for those all important photographs.
Check out our real life couple Marie & John’s luxurious day at Lough Erne Resort
This fairytale castle set in 840 acres of gently rolling parkland on the banks of the glittering River Maigue is a magical place to host your dream day. Truly luxurious accommodations, a spectacular menu of food and wine tailored to your taste by our master chefs and sommeliers, and breathtaking beauty everywhere your eye falls – these elements are the foundation of your unforgettable wedding at Adare Manor.
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Whether in the Stone Courtyard, on the Front Lawn, in the Vineyard or the Woods, Longueville House is one of the most glam wedding venues in Ireland. There are also stylish indoor rooms to host your stylish ceremony and a red carpet will be rolled out for you on arrival so you can get that royal experience.
Wow your guests at this five-star luxurious country house in the heart of Ireland. This is known as one of the most glamourous Georgian homes on the island with a charming historic touch. Ballyfin allows you to step back in time as your guests can even dress in period costume from the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Virginia Park Lodge
Whether you are looking for intimate or extravagant, Virginia Park Lodge is set in 100 acres of the beautiful Cavan countryside with stunning interiors and gardens for your exclusive use. Choose from their various ceremony locations such as the house, lake view pavilion, the walled gardens or the parterre gardens, before enjoying dinner for up to 300 guests in the lake view pavilion or an intimate wedding for up to 90 in the 18th Century Marchioness banqueting room.
Floor-to-ceiling glass windows flood the Grand Marquee at Mountain View. The views over the countryside are enchanting and the inside space a perfect spot for magical photos. The beauty is in the detail, from the soft white draped linings, amazing chandeliers, fairly light backdrops to service that is warm and friendly.
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Manor House Country Hotel
The Manor House Country Hotel offers the entire wedding package. Celebrate your day in the exquisite surroundings of an 18th century Manor that radiates character and style. Enjoy the luxury of the Drawing Room or a pre-dinner aperitif in the Watergate Bar. Experience a trip on the Lady of the Lake – a 38 seat cruiser that is often reserved for pre- and post-wedding celebrations.
If you’re looking for something marvelous and mysterious, The Station House Hotel in Co. Meath is home to a secret ceremony spot you won’t find anywhere else. The Old Train Turntable (as you can probably tell by the name) was originally an old train turntable and stands today nestled among trees hidden away in the enchanted woodlands – how romantic!
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