“The Lodge” at Ballygarry House, for the next generation Wedding destination

Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa combines rustic charm and elegance with the construction of a new ceremony venue.

Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa is adding to its fabulous wedding offerings with the addition of “The Lodge at Ballygarry” – a rustic-inspired onsite ceremony venue which is due to launch in Summer 2020. The Lodge is perfect for hosting a Civil, Spiritualist or Humanist ceremony at Ballygarry.  The venue ensures an all-encompassing wedding offering for couples looking for a breath-taking and unique celebration. The Lodge will feature a simplistic & rustic standalone building highlighting the backdrop of the Kerry Mountains with a large gable window behind the Altar and a loft conversion for Musicians overlooking the main Gallery.

Now Ranked in the top 10 of 950 hotels in Ireland on TripAdvisor & run by the same family for over 60 years, Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa has perfected weddings delivered with both hands-on experience and warmth. In 2020 the arrival of “The Lodge at Ballygarry” will combine their long-standing hospitality experience with a progressive approach for onsite ceremonies to create the perfect wedding destination venue.

A stylish and relaxing country estate, Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa, is situated within six acres of mature gardens with picturesque mountain views providing the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable destination wedding. Offering the complete package for newlyweds and their guests, visitors are treated to a variety of delectable restaurants, breath-taking strolls through the grounds, and tranquil experience with the blissful Nadur Spa & Thermal Suite, nestled in amongst the towering trees and water fountains in the gardens of Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa.

Led by Padraig McGillicuddy, the 3rd generation proprietor of the hotel, the Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa management team has never been ones to shy away from change and diversity. The addition of The Lodge at Ballygarry will bring an exciting transformation to this prestigious national treasure, creating new offerings to all engaged couples.

“The Lodge at Ballygarry has been a passion project of mine for some time,” said Padraig McGillicuddy, Proprietor of Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa. “In the last few years, we’ve noticed a shift in wedding trends as couples move away from church ceremonies and instead look for an all-encompassing venue. At Ballygarry we always challenge ourselves to be on the forefront of change and the construction of an onsite venue for all ceremonies is something unique and original to Kerry. The team at Ballygarry pride themselves on their extraordinary attention to detail and personalised, reliable service, and we’re thrilled to be taking our dependable, remarkable offerings to the next level.”

As an award-winning venue, Ballygarry House Hotel delivers the complete package and experience when it comes to weddings, offering superb food, excellent service and world-class standards. Its idyllic location paired with an exceptional team who really embody the warmth and personality of Ballygarry House have earned the hotel an outstanding reputation in the wedding market.


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