Annebrook House Hotel

10 Classical Wedding Venues That Will Always Be In Style

Changing times come with changing trends. And while we do love predicting what’s hot each season, there’s a lot to be said for traditional yet sophisticated style. So many of our brides-to-be mention the word ‘timeless’ when planning their big day. Whether it’s a classical wedding venue or dress, they would like to look back at their photos in 20 years and fall in love all over again. So, we decided to choose some of our favourite wedding venues that exude everlasting style and popularity.

Elegance, stunning decor details and gorgeous gardens, these venues have it all!

Annebrook House Hotel

Situated in the heart of Mullingar, the award-winning four star Annebrook House Hotel is the epitome of old world elegance. Presenting a spectacular fusion of 17th century heritage, complemented by stylish modern details, Annebrook House is the perfect wedding venue for your perfect day.

Steeped in history, the old world charm of the original Annebrook House brings a wonderful sense of romance to a wedding. With exclusive use of the Old House, guests arrive to a wonderful reception where they can relax, enjoy a glass of fizz and savour the delectable assortment of canapés skilfully created by the Head Chef Pavel Levin and his team. For those all-important wedding photographs, the newlyweds can bask in the splendor of 10 acres of parkland alongside the Brosna River – a real haven to enjoy those first few moments of married life.

Whether it’s a grand affair or an intimate gathering, Annebrook House Hotel can cater to your every need with wedding packages available from 30-250 guests. The experienced Wedding Team will take care of everything that you can possibly need from the ceremony itself, right down to the buttonholes. All you need to do is relax and enjoy this magical occasion.

Don’t miss the hotel’s next Wedding Open Evening taking place on Wednesday 28th June from 5pm until 8pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to envision your own special day and chat to the team about your wedding ideas and plans. The dedicated Wedding Team will be available to provide one-on-one show arounds with prospective couples, showcasing every aspect of the award-winning Annebrook House and discussing the different wedding package options available. For further details, email Ciara Slammon at events@annebrook.ie

Roganstown Hotel & Country Club

The grand staircase at Roganstown Hotel & Country Club had us at hello – what a stunning backdrop for a bridal portrait! A beautifully restored country house romantically nestled in the Dublin countryside, Roganstown is conveniently located within five minutes from Dublin Airport and a short distance to the M50, N1 & N2 motorways. This makes the hotel an easy find for all your family & friends. Upon arrival, the opulent staircase leads to The Aungier Suite, which boasts its own heated terrace and bar within the room. Its first floor location offers complete privacy for your wedding party. For those dreaming of a romantic civil ceremony, the historic Green Room is an intimate choice for smaller nuptials of up to 50 people. While during summer, outdoor ceremonies can be held on the country house’s extensive lawns, making for an impressive backdrop as you exchange vows on your special day.

Don’t miss Roganstown Hotel & Country Club’s Wedding Fair on Sunday 24th September 2017 from 1pm until 5pm. The Aungier Suite will be set up in full wedding style, showcasing the room in all its finery, and the Wedding Coordinator will be available on the day to answer any queries you may have. Prospective couples can enjoy refreshments whilst exploring the venue at their leisure and discussing their ideas and requirements. The Sakura Spa Beauty Team will be on hand to advise brides-to-be on treatments and hair & make up, along with an array of Dublin’s top wedding suppliers. RSVP by emailing weddings@roganstown.com or call Caroline on 01 8433 118 for more details.

Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa

Timeless and graceful, the renowned four-star Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa is nestled in the County Meath countryside, yet mere minutes from Dublin. As one of the most important days of your life, the dedicated Wedding Team will go above and beyond to ensure your special day runs seamlessly, resulting in a memorable celebration you will cherish forever. With such an idyllic setting, Dunboyne Castle offers a magnificent backdrop against which to set an exclusive wedding reception. A sweeping tree-lined driveway sets the tone instantly on arrival, with the Castle standing majestically over its 21 acre demesne of manicured gardens.

The friendly team offers an unobtrusive yet uncompromising service and will do everything to facilitate your specific requirements to help you entertain and share your happiness with friends and family. The hotel’s expert Wedding Coordinator will work with you from the outset to plan your schedule of events, offer advice on table plans, wine & music, and liaise with you and the Executive Chef to personally assist with your menu selection. With a one wedding per day policy and undivided attention on you, your wedding at Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa will be utterly flawless. Limited availability remaining for late 2017/2018. Email the hotel’s Events Manager Kate Voice for more details on weddingenquiries@dunboynecastlehotel.com.

The Rose Hotel

When it comes to weddings, The Rose Hotel is the ultimate choice if you’re seeking luxury and style in the heart of Kerry. Renowned for their attention to detail and culinary expertise, the experienced Wedding Team are on hand at all times to guide you through the most exciting chapter in your life. From the moment you make your initial enquiry, to your first dance in the spotlight, right through to your departure, the team will ensure that every aspect of your journey runs seamlessly.

The hotel’s newly refurbished Lee Suite can cater for up to 250 guests and is a beautiful setting for your special day. This glamorous space features a stunning crystal chandelier, rich décor, luxurious table settings including crisp linen and beautiful chair covers. Under the guidance of Executive Head Chef Odran, Head Chef Jason, and their team, your guests will be treated to a sumptuous meal complemented by a top notch friendly service.

Fully licensed to host civil ceremonies, all-inclusive wedding packages starting from just €53.00 per guest, or alternatively you are more than welcome to create your own bespoke package. The Wedding Team would be delighted to welcome you to the hotel for a private consultation and show-around to discuss your ideas. Email The Rose Hotel’s Conference & Banqueting Manager Madeleine on mdoyle@therosehotel.com for all wedding information.

Maryborough Hotel & Spa

Nestled within 14 acres of natural woodland and 300-year-old listed gardens, The Maryborough offers a unique and utterly romantic setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions in Cork. The property’s distinct blend of old world charm and contemporary design creates a marriage of style, fine design and workmanship set in an idyllic venue. This is a special place; relaxed, indulgent and beautiful, somewhere you and your guests won’t want to leave.

Working with your dedicated Wedding Coordinator, every detail of your Maryborough wedding will be considered and every expectation exceeded with the renowned service for which the hotel has long been known. The Maryborough prides itself on the elegance, style and warmth of service it can offer for your special day. Exchange vows in the new conservatory-style Orangery, an enchanting and exclusive setting for civil ceremonies and drinks receptions. Sip champagne in the surrounds of the hotel’s extraordinary gardens – a photographer’s dream backdrop.

Afterwards, retire to the newly refurbished Art Deco mood lit ballroom, where you will enjoy a sumptuous banquet, uniquely designed to your personal taste with the assistance of the award-winning Executive Chef. Call the team today on +353 21 436 5555 to discuss The Maryborough’s bespoke champagne packages and terrific value for select dates in February & March 2018.

Celbridge Manor Hotel

Perfectly situated for wedding couples in the Leinster region, Celbridge Manor is a truly magical setting for your wedding. Exuding period elegance, the 1737 Manor is tastefully decorated. Recently refurbished, the ground floor boasts a stylish and contemporary feel, yet it retains the property’s characterful features and glamorous charm of a bygone era. With an endearing family-celebrated atmosphere, the team would be honored to be afforded the opportunity to play host on your very special day, ensuring that all of your requirements are met and exceeded in a most professional & discerning manner.

Don’t miss Celbridge Manor Hotel’s next Wedding Showcase on Sunday 25th June 2017 from 2pm until 5pm, where you can see the venue in all its glory. Select winter wedding dates available for November & December 2017 and January & February 2018. Book your Wedding before the end of September and receive a complimentary stay with a champagne dinner on your one year Anniversary. Dates subject to availability. Minimum numbers and T&C’s apply. For further information, email events@celbridgemanorhotel.ie or call +353 (0)1 601 3700.

Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort

Located in Co. Waterford, Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort is a magnificent Georgian Estate with a host of newly refurbished bedrooms including the Bridal Suite. Combining old world charm and luxury, Faithlegg House Hotel is the perfect backdrop for your romantic wedding celebration. Faithlegg Estate offers you everything in one place: a superb tranquil setting, luxurious facilities including an 18 hole golf course, leisure and beauty centre, award winning cuisine, meticulous, personalised and professional support and for those wanting convenience a chapel just across the road – the perfect experience for you and your guests.

Selected dates still available for 2017 and now taking bookings for 2018 and 2019. Contact Suzie on 051 382000 or email weddings@fhh.ie for more details on planning your perfect day.

The Brehon

Situated adjacent to Killarney National Park, The Brehon is the perfect location for couples seeking that extra special venue for their wedding day. The core belief at The Brehon is that it is not enough that a hotel be located in one of the most beautiful places on earth, the hotel must be worthy of its surroundings – and boy does this hotel certainly live up to its reputation!

From the moment you enter the hotel, you understand the special emphasis placed on making guests welcome and providing award-winning service. Accolades include being graded Ireland’s leading Four Star Hotel by Fáilte Ireland and receiving a Gold Medal Award from Hotel and Catering Review. Weddings at The Brehon are truly exceptional. The sophisticated Brehon Suite is specially designed for an unforgettable wedding reception and can cater for 220 guests, while the Private Dinning Room is perfect for more intimate wedding parties. Limited wedding availability for late 2017/2018. To make an appointment with Kelly Ann or to request a wedding pack, call +353 (0)64 663 0700 or email kellyann.oconnor@thebrehon.com.

Finnstown Castle Hotel

A quintessentially beautiful period estate, Finnstown Castle Hotel is brimming with heritage and history. The hotel boasts a unique and elegant charm that will take your breath away. Set on 45 acres of tranquil mature grounds and pristine manicured gardens, it is a little caveat of heaven on the outskirts of the country’s capital city. The 18th Century house features original plaster-work ceilings, beautifully intricate fireplaces and an ornate staircase. Your Wedding at Finnstown Castle Hotel in the magnificent Library Suite will be like no other. Always on-hand to ensure you relax and enjoy your special day, the team provide exemplary service and stellar attention to detail at all times.

Conveniently located just minutes from Dublin Airport, guests flying in to join your celebrations will receive a warm and inviting welcome upon arrival. Similarly, the newlyweds won’t have far to travel as they leave the stunning Finnstown Castle, making their way down the sweeping driveway before jetting off on an exotic honeymoon. Call the Wedding Team on +353 (0)1 6010700 or email weddings@finnstowncastlehotel.com for more details on planning your perfect day at Finnstown Castle Hotel.

Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges

With the jaw-dropping backdrop of Lough Erne, a truly stunning wedding venue and an expert wedding planning team, the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel is one of the most breathtaking waterside venues in Northern Ireland. Beautiful gardens and terraces with spectacular views of Lough Erne make the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel perfect for both photography and champagne receptions which lend themselves to the air of romance, while the lavish Lisgoole Suite sets the stage for a truly elegant and stylish affair.

No matter how grand or intimate you wish your special day to be, Killyhevlin’s highly professional standards of service will ensure your wedding reception will be inspirational. With one final remaining date left for December 2017, Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges is offering a fantastic Festive Fairytale Wedding Package, including seasonal treats such as mulled wine, minced pies and a festive happy hour. Package available for Friday December 1st 2017 only, based on a minimum of 150 guests. Contact the hotel’s Wedding Coordinator on +44 (0) 28 6632 3481 or email events@killyhevlin.com to begin planning your dream Christmas wedding now.

Ciara Moore

Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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