Are you planning your perfect wedding day in Ireland? Are you looking for a destination with a historical backdrop, stunning landscape for photos and a venue that will cater to your every need? Then look no further than the Boyne Valley in Ireland for your perfect wedding destination. Our region has been one of the most popular choices for couples organising the most important day of their lives. Whether you are looking for a historic house, modern hotel or something a little different, we have it all here in the Boyne Valley.
Here are our top spots for your perfect wedding day:
Clonabreany House and Courtyard is situated near Crossakiel, Kells Co. Meath. Clonabreany is a magnificently restored Georgian house and courtyard catering for up to 220 wedding guests. Your own private country estate with a Grand Marquee, picturesque grounds, beautiful reception rooms and exceptional food and customer service providing the perfect place for both you and your guests to dine, drink, relax, celebrate - a place to love!
This magical venue holds a small number of weddings each year to ensure the venue remains special and unique and if you choose to have your wedding here you will have exclusive use of the venue over the course of your stay. This includes the accommodation, function rooms and gardens. They can cater for small intimate weddings of less than 20 guests within the main house, up to 140 guests within the banqueting rooms as well as up to 250 guests in a marquee in the grounds.
Celebrate the beginning of your beautiful journey, along with your extended family and friends, at Tankardstown, Slane, Co. Meath. Whatever your taste, the award winning Tankardstown House, exuding understated elegance and luxury, provides the perfect backdrop for the Country House Wedding Day of your dreams.
Exclusively yours for your perfect day, guests are welcomed into the main house drawing rooms for pre-dinner drinks & canapés, then following down the winding staircase to the magnificent Orangery where dinner, worthy of its surroundings, is served with great care and attention to detail.
The award winning Ardboyne Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Meath. This area is a photographer's dream with Bective Abbey, Dalgan Park and the River Boyne only minutes away. Their exclusive awarding winning landscaped gardens are also the perfect backdrop for your wedding pictures. They offer the perfect fairy tale setting for weddings & civil ceremonies and partnerships.
Bellinter House is renowned as one of the most unique wedding venues in Ireland. This stunning 18th century Georgian Manor is set on the banks of the River Boyne and offers bespoke weddings for up to 160 guests. Their uniquely styled bedrooms can accommodate up to 100 guests overnight. Awarded recently as the ‘Best Exclusive Wedding Venue in Ireland', 'Best Exclusive Wedding Venue in Leinster', 'Best Exclusive Wedding Venue in the Midlands', a 2AA-Rosette Award for food, and also the winner of the Luxury Travel Guide's 'Unique Wedding Venue of the Year 2018', this property celebrates a mixture of unique Georgian features and contemporary arts which will create a lasting impression on all who experience it.
The Castle Arch Hotel is nestled in the culture rich, picturesque town of Trim. This venue is steeped in old Irish elegance. Having your wedding at the hotel will prove to be the most fruitful choice, a choice that will allow both the old and the new to be delicately infused to give you all the convenience of a modern Irish wedding and all the charm of a traditional one. The Castle Arch Hotel is especially sought after for its awe-inspiring, ancient surroundings and comfortable and elegant hotel design.
CityNorth Hotel is a leading four-star contemporary wedding venue, located in Co. Meath. With a reputation for fine food, impeccable service and uniquely warm hospitality, their dedicated wedding team will ensure your day is truly unforgettable. Their Somerville suite can cater for weddings for up to 350 guests. This elegant ballroom has stunning chandeliers, decadent mood lighting and beautiful gold ornate mirrors.
The Darnley Lodge Hotel is situated in the centre of the historic town of Athboy in County Meath and offers all you could want from a unique wedding venue. They pride themselves on their professional service and friendly staff. The Hotel is traditional with a warm and welcoming atmosphere that will impress both you and your guests. Their beautiful well-maintained gardens featuring a spectacular waterfall are a wonderful backdrop for those memorable photographs of your special day.
The rich heritage of Dunboyne Castle Estate is just one of the reasons it has gained a reputation as one of the top wedding venues in County Meath. With a choice between the Georgian drawing room and contemporary Tara Ballroom, weddings with up to 220 guests can be held in the hotel. They offer a one wedding per day policy and would be delighted to help you celebrate your most special of occasions.
The Duff family at the Headfort Arms Hotel have been looking after a couple’s special day for generations. It is the assurance of that personal touch and consistency of prime Irish cooking that has made so many families choose the Headfort Arms for the most important day of a lifetime. The Kenlis Suite is a purposely built reception room that has been recently renovated to accommodate the perfect wedding day. With its own private entrance and beautiful gardens to the rear, they only ever promise ONE wedding per day.
The Award Winning Knightsbrook hotel offers reception areas for weddings of all sizes, from small, intimate ceremonies to extravagant affairs. This luxurious hotel’s accommodations can host an entire wedding party which alleviates the stress of traveling on the big day and, depending on the number of guests, discounted wedding packages may be available. These packages are tailored to suit individual budgets and special requirements, planned, and managed by their dedicated wedding coordinators.
The majestic ballroom of the Newgrange Hotel can cater for up to 300 guests and the newly refurbished Russell Suite is perfect for a more intimate wedding ceremony. Their pre-reception rooms with roaring fires in the colder months are the perfect place to entertain your guests prior to dinner. Here you will have your own private bar on arrival and space to mingle with everyone. Their all-inclusive packages make your wedding plans stress free by including your band, DJ, photographer, cake, flowers and much more.
Scholars Townhouse Hotel's historic architecture and gorgeous, award-winning gardens provide the idyllic setting for an intimate and unforgettable wedding day. They offer a range of wedding packages up to a maximum of 80 guests, including the option to book out the entire building, with its 16 guestrooms, for a truly unique occasion. Guests will be treated to award-winning food and hospitality, while their indoor and outdoor areas are the perfect setting for making joyous memories. They can also facilitate civil and humanist wedding ceremonies.
This charming country house hotel offers a wonderful setting for weddings with lots of unique features, a romantic and lovely atmosphere and twelve acres of manicured gardens and woodlands, providing the perfect backdrop for photographs and recordings. The authentic stone turntable set amid the forested gardens offers a truly magical setting for your outdoor ceremony or pre-wedding breakfast drinks. The original two storey railway signal cabin now serves as the detached Signal Suite. The Carriage Suite, originally the engine room and workshop of the old train station, is now a stunning dedicated function room with original stonework capable of seating up to 180 people comfortably.
The Conyngham Arms, a former 18th century coaching inn now restored as a picturesque boutique hotel, is a unique wedding venue in the heart of Slane Village, Co. Meath. Adorned with beautiful French touches, country style decór and a charming and unique atmosphere, this intimate venue offers exclusivity and a personal touch, hosting only one wedding per day.
The Glenside Hotel
From the first pop of a cork to the last bite of cake, The Glenside Hotel is the one stop destination for your perfect day. Located in a peaceful countryside location only 2km from Drogheda, The Glenside is a leading Wedding Venue in East Meath and their passion is your pleasure. The team here plan to perfection, execute beyond expectation and ensure that your perfect day is the epitome of elegance, style and flair.
The Hamlet Court Hotel is set in the peaceful village of Johnstownbridge. Their lovely village courtyard entrance and garden offers privacy to wedding guests, an ideal place to relax and capture those special wedding day memories. The nearby Donadea castle, with natural lake and woodlands or the Royal Canal Greenway with its natural beauty also provide the perfect setting for those memorable photographs.
Nestled in the market town of Athboy, constructed over the remains of an ancient road upon which Queen Maeve marched her army, The Lawrence is the perfect venue for small intimate weddings, whilst also offering the ability to house a marquee wedding for up to 150 guests.
Its real charm lies in its old frontage from 1870 which houses a beautifully restored bar blended with a fine dining room/function room which oozes with 1920’s Art Deco glamour. Every detail of your event can be customised to meet your needs.
Trim Castle Hotel is a historic landmark wedding location. They have a choice of three glorious Celebration Suites overlooking the medieval walls of Trim Castle, located amidst the rolling hills of Meath’s oldest natural landscape. Guests can witness the 12th century castle ruins transformed by a kaleidoscope of projected lights as the sun sets. This magical and joyful panorama is matched by their warm hospitality and exceptional service. Prepare to be blown away.
With nearly 20 excellent venues for your big day the Boyne Valley really is the perfect destination for your Wedding. Happy planning.