Ireland's Top 5 Luxury Wedding Venues
Thinking of getting married in Ireland? There are many beautiful locations and luxurious venues to choose from. Here at Ridiculous Rentals we’ve compiled a list of our favorite wedding venues across Ireland each one suited for different wedding styles. If your big day is coming up then you’re going to want to check this out. Booking a wedding venue is generally the first thing couples do once they get engaged so we decided to make it easier for you by shortening the list. Here are our top five luxury wedding venues in Ireland to celebrate your day.
Powerscourt Estate and Garden is situated just outside of Dublin in Enniskerry county Wicklow. It plays host to some of Wicklow’s most beautiful gardens and scenery as well as spectacular views overlooking Ireland’s iconic Sugarloaf mountain. The gardens stretch over 47 acres featuring a blend of different cultural gardens including The Walled Garden, The Italian Garden, The Dolphin Garden and The Japanese Garden to name a few. As well as boasting Ireland tallest waterfall Powerscourt Gardens were recently voted No.3 in the Worlds Top Ten Gardens by National Geographic. On the inside Powerscourt is truly a stunning setting for any special day. Powerscourt ballroom can cater for up to 350 people for a reception and up to 150 for a seated dinner. The Garden Rooms overlooking the gardens can cater for 250 people reception and 140 people for dinner. Powerscourt is truly one of Ireland’s gems for weddings and a favorite among upcoming newly weds.
Ashford castle is renown for hosting weddings of royalty, heads of state and celebrities including Rory Mcllroy and Pierce Brosnan. The 800 year old castle is situated in Co Mayo and has won many awards over the years for countless categories. The 5 star estate features some of Ireland’s most breath taking views overlooking Lough Corrib and a panoramic view of the Connemara Mountains. The castle has 83 bedrooms to offer which can accommodate up 160 guests and if that’s not enough room Ashford Lodge is just minutes away from the castle and on the same grounds for additional guests. Ashford Castle can cater for both large weddings and small intimate wedding depending on your preference and offers an unrivaled luxury experience for your big day.
The Marker Hotel
Based in the heart of Dublin’s Docklands and sitting elegantly on one of the Ireland’s most famous rivers, the Liffey. The Marker is an excellent choice of weddings venues for those who wish to dine in style in a modern contemporary atmosphere. The 186 bedroom luxury boutique offers stunning views over south Dublin’s skyline for those who are looking to enjoy their drinks and nibbles with a view. Along with stunning views The Marker is complete with a Spa, dinning and a rooftop bar and terrace. The Marker can cater for all different wedding sizes within it’s collection of different dinning suites available that can hold up to 240 people.
The Europe Hotel and Resort
The Europe Hotel and Resort is one of Ireland’s leading luxury venues for weddings and getaways. The hotel itself is situated just outside the heart of Killarney in county Kerry and gracefully sits overlooking Lough Leane. The Europe Hotel and Resort offers some of the best hotel views you’ll find in south west Ireland. The scenic surroundings of water and mountains make for the picture perfect wedding especially if captured during the summer months with clear skies. The Europe Hotel and Resort can cater up to 240 guests in a number of their elegant functions rooms with epic backdrops of the scenic countryside.
The G Hotel
Not your run of the mill hotel but shouts luxury all the same. The award winning G Hotel’s design was designed by Philip Tracey who is an accredited interior designer with countless awards under his belt. The G Hotel offers guests a luxurious experience throughout with staff and services that go beyond the call of duty for their guests. The g wedding Suite can cater up to 200 guests and allows couples the freedom to personalise their entire wedding decor right down to the menu.