Choosing your wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you will make for your wedding. The right location is like a ‘’base’’ of your day: it will make a perfect backdrop to all your wedding photos and video. It will guarantee that your wedding will be stylish, food delicious and all the decorations and flowers beautifully exposed. Keep in mind that even the most beautiful details won’t look nice if they are placed in poor surroundings. That’s why I would love you to take a closer look to Wicklow Wedding Venues in Ireland – comprehensive list of wonderful Wedding venues from which you can pick an ideal place for your wedding. It will help you to plan and narrow your list to few location that you think fits best for your personality. Let’s start with x great reasons why it’s so worth it to get married in County Wicklow.
3 Top Reasons to Have a Wicklow Wedding in Ireland:
- Great flight connections. County Wicklow is located within short distance to Dublin Airport.
- Fabulous scenery. County Wicklow offers endless possibilities for your Bride & Groom session. It’s proudly called ”The Garden of Ireland” (by National Geographic magazine) and it makes the most amazing location for local, but also Destination Weddings and Elopements in Ireland. You will find here the most amazing gardens so If you would like to do a little sightseeing, you must check: Six amazing gardens to visit in Co Wicklow by Irish Times.
- Wicklow Wedding Venues. Most with gardens on site! You can have a beautiful outdoor ceremony or simply Bride & Groom session without changing your location! Trust me and learn from my experience. It will save you lots of time during a day so you will be able to focus mainly on celebration and spending more time enjoying yourself with people you love.
Wicklow Wedding Venues in Ireland
If you love the idea of having a Wicklow wedding, take a look at my comprehensive list of Wicklow Wedding Venues. Make the list of ones who you love the most and feel are the best match with your personality. Simply browse their website, download their wedding brochures and check their availability!
Ballybeg House Wedding Venue
Wedding at Ballybeg House
Ballybeg House is a beautiful Country Home beautifully nestled in the Wicklow hills near Tinahely. The venue offers a wonderfully intimate and unique experiences and is approved for civil ceremonies. You can tied the knot in their beautiful, medieval styled The Ayers Ceremony Room and celebrate in the marquee afterwards. This venue can cater from 40 to 170 people and is just a perfect solution for lovely romantic and rustic weddings. Ballybeg House can be hired for the exclusive use of the entire place for a minimum of three days and nights, which guarantee very relaxed wedding experience.
Tinakilly Country House Wedding Venue
Wedding at Tinakilly Country House
Tinakilly Country House Hotel is another proposition of Wicklow Wedding Venues that could easily stole your heart. It’s a Victorian Country house, situated in 14 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the Irish Sea and available for exclusive hire. The road to the venue is surrounded by old oak trees line which makes a great entrance, the view of the sea around the building is also very impressive. It’s one of those places that offers all the best of Ireland in one package. Dublin Airport is just 35 minutes away which is very handy for those, who need to travel. This mansion is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and can cater up to 160 guests.
Rathsallagh House Wedding Venue
Wedding at Rathsallagh House
Rathsallagh House is another amazing Country House on my list and is beautifully set in hundreds of acres of parkland with a private garden and surrounded by the imposing Rathsallagh Golf Club. This venue is available for exclusive hire and has it its own award winning, in-house catering team. Complimentary Wedding Insurance & Online Planning Service are also a nice additions to the packages. Rathsallagh House can cater small but also really big weddings – up to 250 guests. This place it’s one of the largest wedding venues in County Wicklow.
Kippure Estate Wedding Venue
Wedding at Kippure Estate
Kippure Estate is a Wicklow wedding venue located in a heart of the county, right beside The Wicklow Mountains National Park. This venue is beautifully surrounded by 240 acres of wild forest and parkland, but just 30 minutes away from Dublin city! It can accommodate up to 120 guests and is just perfect proposition for unique, alternative weddings. Kippure Estate can be fully customized to your needs and it has one wedding – one day policy which gives you a lot of privacy. At Kippure Estate you will find multiple ceremony options – you can tied the knot in the forest, in the wooden gazebo, Westfest area overlooking mountains or in The Long Barn, which is perfect for indoor ceremonies.
Brooklodge & Mcreddin Village Wedding Venue
Wedding at Brooklodge & Mcreddin Village
Brooklodge & Mcreddin Village is a luxurious four-star wedding venue situated in a Wicklow valley, only a 1 hour drive from Dublin. It’s a perfect wedding venue for small and big weddings and it has it own on-site, registered Chapel for civil ceremonies (for up to 140 guests). Their BrookHall is a unique and private residence containing the stunning River Room, which can cater up to 200 guests, reception area, bar, en-suite bedrooms and a swimming pool. It’s a great place for big celebrations but they have also a space for smaller, more intimate weddings – Wild & Organic Restaurant – The Strawberry Tree.
Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa Wedding Venue
Wedding at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa
Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa is elegant, luxury five star hotel located in the scenic & historic Powerscourt Estate. This wedding venue is surrounded by trees and overlooks the The Great Sugar Loaf Mountain and has a secret garden designed for outdoor receptions. The grand ballroom can host a large wedding parties up to 400 guests. It’s a quite famous place as Powerscourt gardens were voted no 3 in the worlds top 10 gardens by The National Geographic.
Trudder Lodge Wedding Venue
Wedding at Trudder Lodge
Trudder Lodge is a nineteenth century country house in Georgian Palladium style situated on approximately 10 acres of mature, woodland garden. This Georgian Lodge was built in circa 1835 and easily became one of the finest Irish locations for unique weddings. This wedding venue has it all: it’s beautiful, it’s exclusively yours on your wedding day, located just 1 h far from Dublin plus has amazing gardens around.
Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort Wedding Venue
Weddings at Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort
Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is a five star hotel wedding venue beautifully surrounded by greenways, lakes and woods. It has a stunning outdoor wedding ceremony option (called: ”The Woodland”) where you can simply get married surrounded by wild nature, under the trees.
Ballyteige Lodge Wedding Venue
Wedding at Ballyteige Lodge
Ballyteige Lodge is a historic Country Lodge situated in the heart of the Wicklow Hills. Amazingly surrounded by mature woodland, which makes a great on-site location for Bride & Groom session. It has so much charm that I would highly recommend to visit in person and feel the atmosphere of this place.
Summerhill House Hotel Wedding Venue
Wedding at Summerhill House Hotel
Summerhill House Hotel is a Private Country House located in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, 30 minutes away from Dublin, hosts from 80 to 250 guests. It’s one of those wedding venues exclusively yours for your entire wedding day. Summerhill House Hotel has a beautifully manicured garden suitable for an outdoor reception or civil wedding. It also makes amazing backdrop for Bride & Groom session and family group photographs.
Tulfarris House Hotel Wedding Venue
Wedding at Tulfarris House Hotel
Tulfarris House Hotel is a carefully restored the 18th century Manor House, situated just 40 minutes from Dublin, with spectacular backdrop of the Blessington Lakes and Wicklow Mountains. This hotel hosts big weddings up to 250 guests in The Russborough Suits or The Poulaphouca Suite, but also smaller, intimate receptions in The Lime Tree Restaurant or The Manor House Bar. They also host We can host civil ceremonies and humanist celebration.
The Grand Hotel Wedding Venue
Weddings at The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel is amazingly located in the centre of Malahide, charming sea-side town of Wicklow, which make a stunning location for your wedding reception. Only 40 minutes away from Dublin city centre. This hotel is surrounded by stunning, Irish coastline with the breath-taking view at Wicklow mountains. It can host small, intimate weddings, as well as big wedding receptions.
Clonwilliam House Wedding Venue
Wedding at Clonwilliam House
Clonwilliam House it’s one of Ireland’s most exclusive wedding venues, which takes only a very limited number of weddings each year. It’s a beautiful country house located in the hills of countryside that surround the Vale of Avoca in County Wicklow. This beautiful localization guarantees breathtaking views around wild woodlands and beautiful Irish landscapes. It’s a great choice for a large country house wedding, as well as for intimate, very exclusive reception. It will match perfectly to the idea of classic wedding or more unique vintage, Bohemian, contemporary wedding celebration.
Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge Wedding Venue
Weddings at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge
Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge is a wedding venue located in the Vale of Avoca, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. This hotel beautifully overlooks the Aughrim River and green lawns of the Woodenbridge Golf Club. It hosts civil ceremonies and it’s Banqueting room comfortably seats from 60, up to 200 wedding guests. It’s an option for big and small, intimate weddings.
Parkview Hotel Wedding Venue
Weddings at Parkview Hotel
Parkview Hotel is a contemporary wedding venue located in the village of Newtown Mount Kennedy, situated just 30 minutes from Dublin and licensed for civil ceremonies. If you are planning a big wedding with modern feel, you might find this place very interested as it perfectly combines contemporary design with homely comforts. It can also cater up to 280 wedding guests.
The Glenview Hotel Wedding Venue
Wedding at Glenview Hotel
The Glenview Hotel is beautifully located at the foot of the Great Sugar Loaf Mountain, overlooking the majestic Glen of the Downs, only 40 minutes drive from Dublin. It’s situated amongst 30 acres of woodland and carefully landscaped gardens, which make it the great option for outdoor ceremony, drink reception or/and Bride & Groom photo session. It’s a Award Winning venue, which promises the highest of standards of service and attention to detail.
Royal Hotel Wedding Venue
Wedding at Royal Hotel
Royal Hotel is located in the heart of Bray town and is surrounded by dramatic Wicklow’s mountain walks, picturesque gardens, historic houses and golf courses. This hotel is also registered to host civil ceremonies which is very handy. It can easily accommodate intimate and also large wedding receptions, up to 310 guests! Its Powerscourt Suite has been decorated with attention to details and finished with light, cream colors which goes beautifully with natural light from the windows.
Esplanade Hotel Wedding Venue
Wedding at Esplanade Hotel
Esplanade Hotel is one of the Wicklow Weddings Venues, also beautifully located in Bray Town. It comes with an option of having a wedding ceremony and/or reception overlooking the sea as this venue is located at waterfront. This hotel can successfully host smaller and bigger weddings and can easily adapt to everyone’s needs.
Arklow Bay Hotel Wedding Venue
Wedding at Arklow Bay Hotel
Arklow Bay Hotel is a town located, contemporary wedding venue that offers a beautiful views of the lakeside wildlife and the sea. It has it owns landscaped gardens, which makes an option for lovely, outdoor ceremony. It’s ballroom can cater from 80 to 380 wedding guests (very impressive number!) and can be a great solution to ones who plan a large wedding party.
If you feel that having a Wicklow weddings is something for you – don’t look further. This region is one of the most beautiful regions in Ireland with so many amazing landscapes, woodlands, mountains and gardens. All in one place. No wonder why is widely called ”The Garden of Ireland” and often picked by couples for their Destination Weddings and Elopements. Don’t hesitate to check out my list and pick the venue that suits the most to your personality and your imagination about how the perfect wedding day should looks like. Visit Wicklow personally to fell in love even more and make sure to check out my other Wedding Guides, where I share my experience to help with stress-free wedding planning:
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Wojciech Koza Photography, Wicklow Wedding Photographer, Documentery Wedding Photographer working in Ireland : Sligo, Kildare, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wiclow, Wexford, Cork, Killarney, Galway & Dublin, available for Nationwide and Worldwide travel.