Five Reasons Castles are the Most Romantic Wedding Venues

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Here on the emerald isle, there are an abundance of beautiful locations for your special day; however we believe there is none more romantic than a historic castle.We look at the top five reasons why castle venues are the perfect choice for a romantic, unforgettable and breath-taking wedding day…

Picturesque Grounds

Tranquillity is synonymous with Castle venues, as they are often set in acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and serene woodland offering fantastic photo opportunities. Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort is uniquely situated on a 310-acre island enjoying a truly picturesque, romantic and enchanting location on the River Suir.


Many castles are home to historic architecture, ornate ceilings, spectacular lakes, impressive interiors and grand staircases, all of which contribute to beautiful wedding photographs that will remain classically elegant and timeless.  The antiques, period décor and delicate details throughout Waterford castle creates an atmospheric backdrop and will captivate your imagination bringing you back to times gone by.

Exclusively Yours

Imagine having the most special of day of your life on your very own private island in a castle that’s exclusively yours for your wedding day? Castles are known to be situated in private and secluded locations, offering true escapism to brides and grooms celebrating their wedding.  Waterford Castle is situated on a private 310-acre island, offering just that to their couples.

Rich History

Create invaluable memories for your guests by transporting them back in time by choosing a historic castle wedding venue.  Choosing to get married in a castle brings past and present together, where a rich and robust history blends seamlessly with contemporary comfort and luxury. At Waterford Castle, you’ll be surrounded by 500 year-old history which combines the gracious living of an elegant past with every modern comfort, service and convenience providing a stunning venue for an unforgettable Wedding Day.

Magical Atmosphere

Is there anything more romantic than an enchanting and magical castle to say your ‘I do’s?’ Exuding elegance and grandeur, castle venues are the perfect choice for creating that fairy-tale wedding you have always dreamed of. What’s more,  as a place that once frequented ladies and lords, they also offer first-class service, cuisine and attention to detail making you feel like true royalty on your special day.

Waterford Castle hosts the most romantic weddings from small intimate receptions to large traditional and formal celebrations. The award winning wedding coordinators will make your wedding dreams come true. Their attention to detail, commitment and professionalism will make this a day you can truly enjoy. 

Waterford Castle leaves your worries at the shore…..

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