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If you’re looking for a unique wedding space that none of your friends have used, then you’ll love these 5 new Irish wedding venues…
If you’re looking for a quirky barn wedding venue, the idyllic Limepark in Ballycastle is picture-perfect. For those exchanging wedding vows on-site, there are a number of superb outdoor locations and for a wedding reception, the historic barn is ideal. Dating back to the 17th century it retains all its original features and is incredibly atmospheric décor.
Price: Hire packages for up to 70 guests start at £1,490. Extra guests cost £15 per person. This price excludes accommodation and catering.
Tel: 07729328280 or visit Limepark.com.
Preston House is a period property in the heritage town of Abbeyleix, Laois, bursting with 300 years’ worth of character. Although it exudes a cosy and intimate vibe, Preston House can cater for up to 130 wedding guests. For foodies it is the ultimate wedding venue, being the only Michelin recommended restaurant in the whole of the county. You can be sure of a memorable five-star culinary treat that your guests will be talking about for a long, long time.
Price: Weekend venue hire rates start at €1,500 and meal prices start at €52 per person.
Tel: +353 (0)57 8731432
Hidden among the woods at the foot of Mount Nephin is Enniscoe House, a classical Georgian property dating back to the late 1700s. The heritage house and its grounds will provide exceptional backdrops to wedding photographs. The new Irish wedding venue specialises in small weddings and is exclusively yours for the day. There are two reception rooms and a dining room which can host up to 26 wedding guests. Wedding marquees can also be hosted on-site for larger celebrations.
Price: Enniscoe tailor each wedding package to each individual couple. Certain rules apply; couples must take the house for two nights minimum and couples having a marquee wedding must pay an exclusivity fee.
Tel: +353 9631113, or visit Enniscoe.com
Set within 30 acres of its own private woodland, Rosleague is a wonderfully private wedding venue which provides a taste of true intimacy, catering from 30 to 100 wedding guests. When the sun’s out, this place really shines as the naturally beauty of the surrounding area is simply unmatched. To make the most of this, guests can enjoy their drinks reception on the front lawn before making their way to the dining room overlooking Ballinakill Bay.
Price: Individual wedding packages are created to suit each unique couple. Contact for details.
Tel: (+353) 095-41101, or visit Rosleague.com.
The Three Towers
An ideal rustic wedding venue, The Three Towers is set in an eco-house in the west of Ireland, with impressive views of Galway’s rural mountains. The Three Towers epitomises that ‘rustic chic’ vide and has an ‘anything goes’ policy, meaning it is open to all wedding theme ideas. If you’re a laidback bride who loves the idea of a boho style wedding in wellies, then this is the venue to book. The Three Towers can seat up to 70 guests and can accommodate more following the reception meal. However, wedding marquee hire is possible for large weddings.
Price: The facility and co-ordination fee for a celebration starting at noon is: €700 or starting after 8pm is: €500. The venue offer set meal packages starting at €52, depending on your guest size. However The Three Towers always prefer to create a bespoke package to suit your needs and budget.
Tel: +353 (0)90 97 45 246, or visit Thethreetowers.com.