Clontarf Castle wins favourite luxury Irish castle Wedding Venue 2024

Luke McLeod

| Last Updated: Wednesday, 31 January 2024

| Minute Read

Luke McLeod

Last Updated: Wednesday, 31 January 2024

Minute Read

  • Are you dreaming of a fairy-tale wedding in a stunning castle? Look no further than Clontarf Castle! Recently named the Best Castle Wedding Venue by

    The awards showcase and celebrate the best wedding venues across the country. These venues are available for intimate wedding receptions, civil ceremonies and parties. Ranging from intimate to larger weddings across several awards categories. These awards recognize the top venues in Ireland for their excellence, high quality and unique offerings that make those special wedding days truly special.

Choose from two historic 12th century venues

One of the highlights of getting married at Clontarf Castle is the range of options for your wedding venue. With two beautiful ceremony venues to choose from, you can find the perfect backdrop or magical setting to suit your style and vision.

The Great Hall, with its grand vaulted ceilings and elegant décor, is ideal for a traditional banqueting hall and opulent style wedding. For a more intimate celebration, the Viking Suite provides a cozy and romantic atmosphere. Whichever venue you choose, you can be sure that your wedding will be a truly magical experience.

The enchanting castle exterior makes for a stunning backdrop for wedding photos. With ancient woodlands and gardens surrounding the historic castle are a romantic location for wedding photography. Speak with our team today to ensure your venue of choice is available for your special day. 

    Bridal Suite on your Wedding Day

    As the bride, you deserve a luxurious and special place to get ready for your big day. At Clontarf, you can enjoy our stunning Bridal Suite, the Royal Suite.

    This spacious and lavish suite that we like to call ‘The Room with a View’ features a four-poster bed, and breathtaking views of Dublin. It’s the perfect place to relax and prepare for your journey as a married couple.

      Unique and beautiful views for day two

      Why limit the festivities to just one day?We provide diverse options for your second-day celebrations in the Indigo Lounge. Enjoy a BBQ and terrace drinks in the ‘drier’ Summer months, or opt for a delightful buffet lunch in Spring, Autumn, or Winter.

      Give your wedding guests an unforgettable experience by prolonging the authentic, old world charm of the castle experience on the second day of your bespoke wedding celebration.

      Romantic Castle Wedding Venue Showcase

      Don’t just read about Clontarf being a beautiful backdrop for wedding ceremonies, or an idyllic location for your photos. Come and experience it for yourself inside the ancient castle grounds.

      To see everything that our venue has to offer, be sure to attend our upcoming Wedding Showcase. This is the perfect opportunity to visit the stunning venues and meet with the experienced wedding team. Taste the delights of the culinary team who prepare our award winning food daily. 

      Keep an eye on our social media channels for updates on the next showcase date.

      What do Wedding Couples think?

      We host a lot of traditional and civil weddings, with some wedding parties using the atmospheric backdrop for humanist ceremonies and others arriving to the castle after their ceremony at one of the local churches. 

      All of our happy couples have one thing in common, they make memories for a lifetime at Clontarf, the ideal location for a romantic wedding. 

      Read more of our wedding testimonials now! 

      Get the info on the brochures

      If you’re interested in booking your wedding at an 800 year old castle, our brochures provide all the necessary information. You can discover the different venues, packages, and services available. You can also contact our dedicated wedding team directly to discuss your specific needs and plan your dream wedding.

      Download the Wedding Venue Brochure

      The Wrap Up

      Clontarf Castle is delighted to have been awarded the Best Castle Wedding Venue by Our opulent surroundings, natural beauty and skilled staff all play a pivotal role in creating the perfect blend of attentive service and laid back atmosphere to create the perfect wedding venue. 

      Don’t miss out on the chance to have a fairytale wedding at Clontarf Castle. With our magical wedding venues, stunning surroundings, and exceptional service, your special day will truly be one to remember.

      Book your wedding at Clontarf Castle and make your dream wedding a reality.

      Luke McLeod

      Luke is a seasoned travel writer, with years of experience around Europe, America and at home in Dublin.

      If it’s not discovering some of Clontarf’s finest coffee shops, Luke can be found in the city centre tracing over historic steps of Irish history or chatting with some of his favourite artisan producers in the town.

      Wether it’s a pub for a quiet pint, a day trip from the capital or a dainty market to spend your Saturday morning, Luke’s travel tips will ensure your stay at Clontarf Castle Hotel is a unique experience.

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