Featuring cosy country houses, spectacular views and tons of natural beauty!
County Derry/Londonderry is home to the second biggest city in Northern Ireland and isn’t short of luxurious wedding venues for both big and small celebrations! With glorious views, never-ending natural beauty and venues steeped in history and charm, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to say ‘I do’.
Check out some of our favourites to start your search…
Bishop’s Gate Hotel
The hotel’s Grade B1 listed building is exclusive, chic and effortlessly stylish, providing an enchanting wedding venue for the hopeless romantic couple. With a prime location in the heart of the Walled City, there is an abundance of beautiful photo opportunities on the historic walls and within the hotel itself. The Northern Counties Ballroom blends modern décor with historical architecture and seats up to 90 guests. The Hervey Library is perfect for an intimate wedding celebration and connects to the Northern Counties Ballroom to create a larger area for up to 120 guests.
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Beech Hill Country House Hotel
Beech Hill in Derry/Londonderry is a venue unlike no other. If you’re on the lookout for a venue with natural beauty and a private setting, you will be spoiled for choice! Each part of your day can be hosted in a different setting, meaning you can create the wedding of your dreams. From your ceremony in the forest to a drinks reception overlooking the lake and evening celebrations in the Garden Pavillion, there is something for every couple in this classic country house.
Drenagh House Estate
Drenagh Estate in Limavady is home to the mesmerising ceremony spot known as ‘The Moon Garden’. Set within 1000 acres of private gardens and woods, complete with a walled garden, stone ruins, the moon garden and sprawling views, there are all sorts of extraordinary spaces perfect for photo opportunities. You can also host your day in the Georgian House or avail of the spacious marquee for an alternative setting.
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Ballyscullion Park is a breathtaking 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. You can also host a Woodland Wedding in The Palace Ruins, say ‘I do’ in The Strawberry Garden or hold your vows in the Stables Room. Check out our real-life couple Catherine and Gregory who had their magical wedding at Ballyscullion Park – READ HERE!
The Waterfoot Hotel
Combining rustic charm and elegant interiors, The Waterfront Hotel is an ideal location for celebrations both big and small. The W room offers stunning surroundings capturing the modern facilities for up to 200 guests with more intimate celebrations being held in the Studio 5 Suite. From personalised menus, lively entertainment, beautiful table dressings and professional photography, you can create the day of your dreams with a bespoke wedding package.
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Roe Park Resort
From the romantic country house setting and world-class catering to the stunning natural beauty of the Roe Valley, the Roe Park Resort has become one of Northern Ireland’s most popular and magical wedding venues. Set within beautiful parklands, the resort’s tree-lined views, historic buildings and ancient woodlands frame spectacular photographic opportunities and gorgeous backdrops that blend effortlessly with the modern luxury of a four star resort.
White Horse Hotel
The White Horse Hotel is a hidden gem on the coastal road between Coleraine and Derry/Londonderry. With 58 opulent modern bedrooms, fantastic banqueting facilities, spa therapy rooms and a magnificent leisure complex boasting a 20-meter pool, this is the perfect venue for a relaxing wedding weekend with family and friends. The Banqueting Suite has state-of-the-art coloured lighting and audiovisual system to host a modern celebration and can seat up to 400 guests.
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From its sweeping Grand Staircase to the stunning Main Hall, the Guildhall in Derry/London is a breathtaking setting for an unforgettable day. A landmark building in the centre of the walled city, it has something for every style and budget. From an intimate wedding followed by dinner to a white wedding and a standout reception. You can choose from the Main Hall with its majestic organ and stained glass windows, the Meeting Room, a former Mayor’s Parlour, and the Whittaker Suite with its wood paneling and portraits.
From the moment you arrive in a horse-drawn carriage to a bespoke menu created by award-winning chefs and stunning views of the River Foyle, the Everglades Hotel truly has it all! The Grand Ballroom is one of the largest function rooms in the North West and can seat up to 420 guests. With its private entrance and bar, you can enjoy an exclusive celebration and decorate the ballroom as you wish. For more intimate ceremonies, the Key West or Key Largo suites provides the perfect backdrop to your big day.
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The Lodge Hotel
Located in Coleraine only 50 minutes from Belfast, The Lodge Hotel has been a favourite venue on the Causeway Coast with scenic surroundings, modern interiors and warm ambiance. Avail of the private grounds with a garden and patio area with splendid photo opportunities at every turn. Or when the weather is not ideal, make use of the beautiful floral wedding backdrop, perfect for wedding photographs.