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12 Wedding Venue Hotspots Along The Wild Atlantic Way

We’ve always loved the romantic notion of throwing caution to the wind and going on an epic road trip along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Stretching from the southerly shores of West Cork to the very tip of Donegal, the trail along Ireland’s rugged coastline boasts some of the most breath-taking views in the world. And, there’s some spectacular gems just waiting to be discovered for the most memorable day of your life.

A picture really does say a thousand words. These venues are just spectacular…

Actons of Kinsale

Actons of Kinsale

Situated in the bustling seaside town of Kinsale, Actons boasts magnificent views of the harbour and has a renowned reputation as one of Cork’s most loved wedding venues. Whether your theme is nautical or glamorous elegance by the sea, this location is sure to steal your heart. Don’t even get us started on the food!

Actons of Kinsale

Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa

Views across stunning beaches and an outdoor civil ceremony area overlooking the sea. Well knock us over and call us Brenda! Just IMAGINE summer weddings here! Pure heaven. We’ve been hearing utterly fabulous reviews of the relaxing atmosphere and indulgent spa from friends. Time to book a mini break here ASAP. Or better still, your wedding…

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Kenmare Bay Hotel

Nestled in a charming nook of the Wild Atlantic Way is the multi award-winning Kenmare Bay Hotel. For the celebration of a lifetime, we couldn’t think of anywhere better than the spacious banqueting suite overlooking spectacular views of the Kerry Mountains. The tight-knit and super friendly team will passionately ensure your day is simply perfect – even down to their charming Wedding Chauffeur Mossie Foley! Every couple receives a complimentary Chrysler wedding car as part of their package. We previously caught up with the much loved Mossie, you can see his interview here.

Kenmare Bay Hotel

Sheen Falls Lodge

One of our newest venues, weddings are on a whole different level at the magnificent Sheen Falls Lodge. Sitting by the dream-like Sheen Falls Waterfalls and with the Kerry Mountains looming in the background, this is a really special place. The warm, welcoming atmosphere of the manor house mixed with its luxury interiors makes this gem on the edge of Kenmare a rare find. Plus, there’s a cocktail bar AND a Cherry Blossom lined driveway – we’re always a sucker for those!

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Twin Trees Hotel

A civil ceremony overlooking the breath-taking Brosna Waterfalls, sounds pretty magical to us! The Twin Trees Hotel is our top choice for an autumn wedding along the Wild Atlantic Way. The picturesque gardens will set a stunning scene of floating fall foliage and warm rustic colours.

Twin Trees Hotel

the g Hotel & Spa

A little drop of luxury by the Atlantic Ocean. the g exudes sophistication and chic city style. Galway’s only five star hotel & spa is renowned for its elegant interiors and unique glamour. This is most definitely a WOW factor venue that will leave your guests in awe.

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Radisson Blu Limerick

The newly-refurbished Radisson Blu Limerick has a reputation as the premier choice for wedding celebrations in Limerick and Clare. A Prosecco reception on the lawn surrounded by 20 acres of sprawling parkland… I Do!

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The Lodge at Ashford Castle

A dream location for your wedding photographs. Views of Lough Corrib and Kinlough Woods as your backdrop, steeped in history and on the grounds of the infamous Ashford Castle. The Lodge at Ashford Castle is the definition of a fairytale Irish wedding. Sanctuary is the word that springs to mind when we day-dream about this venue. All things truly splendid and fabulous attentive service awaits you…

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Renvyle House Hotel & Resort

You can’t get more wild and wonderful than Renvyle House. A peaceful haven surrounded by the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Connemara. Hearty food, jaw-dropping scenery, a private freshwater lake and more activities than you could dare to imagine. You and your guests certainly won’t be bored of exploring during your stay. The kiddies can even feed the ducks for breakfast – now that’s a home away from home. Take us now!

Renvyle House

Belleek Castle

A castle wedding is at the top of every little girl’s wedding wishlist. With its roaring fires, fairytale woodland, gothic exterior and romantic candlelight, Belleek Castle is just mystical for a winter wonderland wedding. For more intimate weddings of up to 50 of your nearest and dearest, we recommend the restaurant located in the former library of the manor house. It was recently awarded Best Hotel Restaurant in Connaught – so you know the food is going to be mouth-watering.

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Great Southern Hotel Sligo

Family is at the heart of the Great Southern Hotel Sligo. If you’re seeking a warm welcome and homely feel, this is the venue for you. The brilliant Wedding Team will take you through options, settings and menus to suit your seasonal theme and ensure your dream day is seamless. Nearby Lough Gill makes for a pretty photo shoot location where there is almost always a flock of swans waiting to greet you.

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The Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa

With over 20 years experience, it’s pretty much a given that your wedding is in safe hands at The Silver Tassie. The dedicated staff are friendly and nothing is ever too much trouble – it’s easy to see why there’s a huge sense of support from the local community. And that’s not even mentioning the rugged charm of the Donegal coastline which is only a stones throw away.

The Silver Tassie Hotel

Ciara Moore

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