Originally built in the 16th Century , Blackrock Castle is a unique wedding venue set in a stunning location overlooking the River Lee. Lovingly restored and steeped in history, Blackrock Castle Observatory caters for bespoke intimate weddings in a warm and relaxed environment.
This magical venue has been home to love, passion and rebellion through the centuries. Blackrock Castle perfectly combines its ancient history with sympathetic modern details, making it the perfect setting for your wedding.
There is ample parking adjacent to the Castle and it is located only 15 minutes from Cork city centre.
All our wedding packages include the following:
- Exclusive venue hire
- Personal one-on-one attention by our events coordinator prior to and on the day.
- Red carpet on arrival.
- Venue dressed to your specification with candles, flowers, decorative lighting, draped fabric etc.
- Fully guided Castle access for your photographer to set up incredible shots
Please see our brochure for full details.
Our promise to you...
At Blackrock Castle each wedding is designed in full consultation with you. Our wedding co-ordinator will be on hand for visits prior to the event to create the perfect setting for your big day. Each wedding ... read more
Reviews for Blackrock Castle Observatory
Average Rating: 4.8 out of 5based on 4 reviews
by Ken & Julie Punch on Fri, 8th July, 2011
Deirdre and her staffs professional and expert approach made our wedding ceremony at Blackrock Castle Observatory something we will not forget for the rest of our lives. Her help in the months, weeks and days leading up to the wedding was second to none and when the big day arrived it all came together perfectly. We would recommend the venue ... read more
by claire on Thu, 7th July, 2011
I got married in the fireplace lobby in Blackrock Castle and thought that the venue was fantastic. The room was lovely decorated and intimate. The staff of the castle was lovely and could not have done more, I had a really great day!
by Erin Griffin on Thu, 7th July, 2011
Looking back on our wedding at Blackrock Castle, I just smile. The staff of the observatory and restaurant were very pleasant and helpful. We were married in a small civil ceremony in the small, but elegant and charming, fireplace lobby. The staff (we worked with Deirdre) made sure the decorations and the set up in the room were perfect. Deirdre ... read more
by reviewer82686098 on Thu, 7th July, 2011
we had an absolutely fantastic day at Blackrock castle - the venue is so unique and special and the staff made us feel like superstars on our wedding day -nothing was too much trouble and the ceremony and reception went without a hitch ..the photo opps were brilliant and I especially loved the fact that the exhibiton and the castle ... read more