As a 4 Star hotel situated in Birr, Co Offaly, the County Arms Hotel is a charming and unique wedding venue, trusted for over 57 years for making special memories of beautiful Weddings. We cater for large and small weddings, with numerous immaculate spaces to accommodate your wedding ceremony or wedding reception in style, and stunning opportunities for indoor and outdoor photography - including our award-winning walled garden, the perfect backdrop for capturing those special moments that become lifetime memories. We think of every detail to make your big day unique and promise you an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones.
One of Ireland’s best-loved Family-Run Hotels, the County Arms Hotel is Offaly’s first Four Star Hotel. For over 50 years, we have supported couples like you to plan your bespoke wedding day, ensuring smooth and effortless planning, thinking of every single detail to give you the unique five-star dream wedding. We take pride in having an experienced & dedicated team and we assure you: we will be there for you every step of the way.
Highlights of a wedding at the County Arms Hotel include: our classic Georgian suites; 9 acres of immaculately kept park and grounds; stunning award-winning walled garden and original Gazebo with stained glass; dedicated wedding coordinator; free menu tasting and one-night accommodation; and access to a list of our most trusted suppliers. We believe every wedding should be unique so we work closely with you to create a bespoke wedding package with every detail arranged just the way you like it!
Known for the best Evening Buffet in Ireland, we are passionate about good food and our top chefs have curated exciting wedding menu options for your special day. Your guests will talk about the food and service at the County Arms for years to come. From the moment your guests arrive, our team will put on a feast to remember, with traditional favourites served in our trademark contemporary style using local, seasonal produce where we can.
"The food was amazing and all the guests still comment on how it was the best food they ever had at a Wedding." - Edel & Donal.
Whether you are planning a traditional large family wedding party for a few hundred people or a smaller, more intimate civil ceremony, you are guaranteed the same level of service and attention from our team. Your wedding party can enjoy top-class comfort and hospitality in any one of our beautifully restored Georgian suites, before departing to the Moorpark Ballroom to eat, drink, dance, and be merry into the small hours!
The Air Conditioned Moorpark Room can cater for Weddings up to 400 guests and the original Georgian House boasts a number of stunning banqueting suites for up to 100 guests. Other facilities include 70 Bedrooms with “Wedding Rates”, the Springs Leisure Club & Wellness Suites, Lively Bar and Restaurant.
Please make an appointment to meet Deirdre Smith, our experienced Weddings Coordinator who goes the extra mile whenever needed to make sure you will have your perfect & unique big day! We can show you around our beautiful Hotel, discuss your requirements, budgets, Menus, Wines, etc, and leave you with an exact costing breakdown for your wedding. We have hosted Wedding Receptions at the County Arms Hotel since 1962 – come and talk to us and enjoy the benefit of our unrivalled experience. We promise you a remarkable experience.
To arrange a show around of our wedding venue, simply select a date above and fill out the Enquiry Form and a member of the venue staff will get back to you within 24 hours.
"It felt like our own private hotel for the day"
- Thomas Brennan
"..first class attention to detail, a warm welcome and excellent service, to ensure your well deserved perfect day!"
- Wedding Planner
" A hidden Gem in the Heart of Ireland"
- Wedding Journal Magazine