Clanard Court Hotel

4 Lush Settings For An Al Fresco Wedding Ceremony

Well, we had a good run of scorching weather this summer didn’t we? As the crisp autumn evenings draw nearer, we can’t help but feel nostalgic for some of the lush outdoor weddings that took place.

Here are four wedding venues who we think totally nailed Al Fresco ceremonies this year. If you’re hoping to get married during summer 2019/2020 and you are optimistic about the weather odds, take note now ladies!

Clanard Court Hotel

Clanard Court Hotel is an award-winning and proud family-run four star wedding venue in the heart of Kildare. Specializing in tailor-made weddings and providing only the very best for your dream day, the hotel is conveniently located only one hour from Dublin, 45 minutes from Kilkenny and 30 minutes from Naas, Newbridge, Carlow & Portlaoise.

Renowned for their dedicated wedding team and glowing reviews; attention to detail, superb food, stunning décor and excellent service will be of the utmost importance on the most important day of your lives. Crowned Top Rated Wedding Venue in Kildare for the past four years running, the team pride themselves on offering each couple personalised attention to ensure every aspect of their wedding celebration captures the essence of their union.

The hotel has two facilities for civil ceremonies and blessings. The Fitzgerald Suite is ideal for large ceremonies whilst the Duke of Leinster Suite is perfect for more intimate gatherings. Both suites are elegantly and stylishly dressed. For summer weddings, couples will be spoiled for choice as the red carpet is rolled out to offer outdoor ceremonies in the hotel’s stunning gardens.

Roganstown Hotel & Country Club

Roganstown Hotel & Country Club, set in mature grounds, is the perfect location for your outdoor ceremony. Ceremonies are set on the property’s front lawns, surrounded by leafy trees and only a few steps away from the country house. Enjoy the tranquil countryside location which is still only a 10 minute drive from Dublin airport and a half hour from the city centre. Your guests can also enjoy their pre-dinner drinks reception on the terrace areas and in the gardens. Sip on cocktails and Prosecco whilst socializing and enjoying the estate’s glorious surroundings. Roganstown Hotel & Country Club caters for both intimate and large wedding receptions and ceremonies, tailoring your wedding package to suit your specific taste.

For more information on our outdoor weddings, please contact the Wedding Coordinator Caroline on 01-8433118 or email weddings@roganstown.com.

Horetown House

At Horetown House, no two weddings are the same. A family-run venue, it oozes creativity and laid back country chic. Set in the heart of rural Wexford, the Garden Room caters for up to 200 guests, while The White Room offers a more intimate option for a meal of up to 80 family and friends. During warmer months, couples can exchange vows beneath the summer sunshine with a civil ceremony in the beautiful outdoor gardens – rustic romance at its very finest!

The Haven Hotel

Owned and run by the Kelly family for more than 50 years, The Haven Hotel is a home from home where larger weddings can enjoy exclusive-use of the entire property. Extensively renovated in 2016, the hotel retains its quirkiness and charm offering you and your loved ones a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Situated in the heart of Dunmore East, this highly sought-after location is the epitome of all that the sunny south east has to offer on your special day. The picturesque fishing village is renowned worldwide for its natural beauty and tranquility, boasting breathtaking views over the Hook Peninsula. Fully-licensed to host civil and humanist ceremonies or blessings inside the venue, the hotel can also accommodate Al Fresco ceremonies on the stunning lawns during warmer months.

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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