Five-Star Magazine

Top 10 Wedding Venues 2017

Adare Manor , Co. Limerick
Adare Manor , Co. Limerick
Castlemartyr Resort, Co. Cork
Castlemartyr Resort, Co. Cork
The Marker Hotel, Dublin City
The Marker Hotel, Dublin City
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Killarney
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Killarney
The K Club, Co. Kildare
The K Club, Co. Kildare
Ashford Castle, Co. Mayo
Ashford Castle, Co. Mayo
Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare
Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare
The Cliff House, Co. Waterford
The Cliff House, Co. Waterford
The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin City
The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin City
Trump Doonbeg, Co. Clare
Trump Doonbeg, Co. Clare
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A truly great wedding venue offers privacy, style, picture-perfect surroundings and most importantly, a dedicated team coordinating tirelessly behind the scenes to create a remarkable occasion. With its cache of historic castles and luxury coastal hotels, Ireland is fast becoming a favourite European wedding destination, to rival Italy, France and Spain.

Our Royal selection of 5-Star castles and hotels also come with the famed Irish hospitality, superior levels of luxury accommodation, and naturally the most spectacular settings on earth. Elegant, stylish and supremely dreamy, the 'Top Ten Luxury Wedding Venues 2017' include the hottest wedding destinations on the emerald Isle.


1. Ashford Castle - Co. Mayo

Offering an unparalleled castle weddings experience, 5-Star Ashford Castle has a dedicated wedding team that has hosted high profile weddings parties from every corner of the globe. From the second you enter the private hotel grounds you will be enchanted by the idyllic surroundings and beauty that makes Ashford Castle one of Europe's best wedding venues.

2. Trump Doonbeg - Co. Clare

Imagine a coastal haven where the rugged landscape stretches as far as the eye can see, across rolling waves and sand dunes with thousands of years of stories, buried within. Trump Doonbeg encapsulates an extraordinary experience where you will celebrate your wedding with family and friends, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

3. Castlemartyr Resort - Co. Cork

Castlemartyr's 18th-century manor house and 13th-century castle ruins create a spectacular backdrop for your wedding party. The Five-Star Castlemartyr Resort features an award-winning restaurant, Spa, Leisure Centre, and an 18 hole inland links-style Golf course.

4. The K Club - Co. Kildare.,

The K Club is one of the most stunning wedding venues in Ireland. Located in Straffan, Co. Kildare on the banks of the River Liffey, this five star hotel is surrounded by 550 acres of mature woods, parkland and formal gardens. It is the ultimate luxury wedding venue for perfect wedding photographs.

5. The Marker hotel - Dublin City:

A bespoke and unparalleled wedding experience, simultaneously warm and contemporary in the heart of the Dublin Docklands. With a diverse range of spaces available for ceremonies, plus an innate sense of what will work for you, each element is carefully considered for your big day and delivered to the highest standard - superb food, exceptional service and a genuinely personal touch.

6. The Europe Hotel & Resort: Killarney, Co. Kerry:

This 5 Star Killarney Hotel is beautifully located, overlooking the famous Lakes of Killarney, close to the town centre.

7. The Shelbourne - Dublin City:

Sophisticated and elegant, The Shelbourne hotel is a dream venue for a wedding celebration. Built in 1824, the historic 5-star Shelbourne hotel is centrally located amid some of Dublin's most notable landmarks, including St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College.

8. Adare Manor - Co. Limerick:

There can be nothing more special than giving your heart to your one true love, in a truly special home. Much more than just a wedding venue, Adare Manor is the original 19th century abode of the Dunraven Family and a unique, luxurious, fairy-tale setting for your special day.

9. Dromoland Castle - Co Clare:

Built entirely of dark blue limestone, the historic Dromoland Castle is one of Europe's finest 5-Star luxury hotels and wedding destinations.

10. The Cliff House Weddings: Waterford:

Ireland's luxury five-star hotel on the sea, The Cliff House Hotel in Waterford is among the most picturesque venues for a wedding in Ireland. Reception settings include the North Pavilion - a private space with balcony and courtyard. In summer, the Bar is ideal, for it opens out on to a wide terrace overhanging the sea making for a memorable al fresco venue.