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County Kildare’s Top Wedding Venues

Recently engaged? If so, a huge congratulations from everyone at Into Kildare! Now that the celebrations are over, the dust is settling and it’s time to start thinking of the preparations ahead. To help ease the strain of venue planning, we’ve put together a list of the top wedding venues in beautiful County Kildare, to make your decision making that little bit easier.

Set amidst rolling hills and acres of luxurious countryside, Kildare is the perfect place for a chic country wedding that oozes class. These wedding venues are timeless, and cater for all guest lists, large or small.

1

Killashee Hotel

Naas

Killashee is a beautifully preserved classical setting with an elegant modern flair. Its wild woodland walks and blooming gardens form the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable day.

Amidst acres of Kildare Countryside and manicured gardens, the Original House is perfect for an intimate wedding while the Thomson Suite can cater for 150 guests and more.

The fabulous wedding team are available to answer all questions and queries. For more information, visit the Killashee website here.

2

Keadeen Hotel

Newbridge

Surrounded by the award-winning gardens and grounds, the Keadeen Hotel pride themselves in the fact that they guarantee only one wedding on any given day ensuring that you, the happy couple, and your guests are the centre of attention for the entire day!

Couples can choose from The Ballroom or The Garden Room for their special day. Or for a unique fairytale outdoor setting for your ceremony, their new Amphitheatre is a one-of-kind space.

For more information, or to speak to a wedding planner, click here.

3

Carton House, a Fairmont Managed Hotel

Maynooth

Carton House, a Fairmount Managed Hotel, provides a picturesque rural idyll backdrop in a historic setting for a unique civil ceremony and wedding reception in the stunning Kildare Countryside – a dream wedding venue. For smaller weddings, up to 100 guests, the FitzGerald Suite with private garden and outdoor decking is ideal, while the Carton Suite can cater for larger gatherings.

To make an appointment with the Wedding Specialist and for more information, click here.

4

Kilkea Castle

Castledermot

 

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Ever dreamed of your very own fairytale wedding in a castle?? You can exclusively hire the entire Kilkea Castle for an intimate civil ceremony followed by your wedding banquet in the exquisite Banquet Dining Room. Kilkea Castle offers an unforgettable experience surrounded by history, majesty and comfort.

If you are looking for something to cater to a bigger guest list, The Impressive Baronial Hall Wedding at Kilkea Castle also hosts up to 270 guests, and overlooks the lush gardens and amazing golf course.

For more information on wedding packages, click here.

5

Grooms at the Ranch

Monastervin

For a smaller venue, Grooms at the Ranch is the just the place. Catering for up to 10 people in what was originally ‘Grooms Cottage’, Audrey will ensure you and your guests are welcomed and relaxed on your big day.

To find out more about this stunning location, in the Venice of Ireland, click here.

6

Clanard Court Hotel

Athy

If you’ve dreamt of a luxury chic country wedding, then the Clanard Court is the venue for you. The beautiful crystal-chandeliered Garden Ballroom (no pillars!) has access to beautiful, private landscaped gardens, set amidst very scenic local countryside – including alpacas. This top rated Outdoor Wedding Venue – Ireland boasts lots of outdoor patio space for your guests to socialise in.

There is also an impressive large high-ceilinged foyer with open fireplace, so perfect for your wedding drinks reception. To find out more, click here.

7

The K Club

Straffan

 

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Glamorous, opulent and over-the-top elegant, The K Club is a stylish five-star country resort, grand but cosy, firmly anchored in old-school Irish hospitality in a delightfully relaxed and unfussy way.

Ireland’s first AA 5 Red Star hotel, The K Club makes a brilliant setting for an utterly luxurious and unforgettable wedding. The hotel is the perfect opportunity to experience a lush resort for anyone with wedding bells in mind.

For more information on weddings in the K Club click here.

8

Burtown House and Gardens

Athy

If you’re a country couple at heart and love the outdoors, the beautiful Burtown House is for you. It has several locations around the house and gardens that lend themselves beautifully to weddings.

The woodland island is an enchanting, stream-bound garden dating back to medieval times! The courtyard attached to the main house is a magical, sun-filled space on a warm summer’s evening. Or perhaps you would rather the sundial garden, secluded behind beech hedging is another favourite.

Your celebration meal can be held in the wonderfully rustic, contemporary and Scandinavian-inspired Green Barn or if you prefer, a can be marquee set up elsewhere on the grounds. For more information on this stunning venue, visit their website here.

9

Barberstown Castle

Straffan

Are you a timeless romantic? Then Barberstown may be the venue for you!

Over 700 years old, Barberstown Castle is a unique and elegant venue for your wedding. Nestled in the peaceful countryside of County Kildare. The Castle has a stunning wheat field on its grounds, a popular location for wedding shots!

As each wedding day is unique, Barberstown have created Bespoke Wedding Celebrations, tailored to each couples’ individual requirements. Whether you are planning something contemporary, traditional or a celebration infused with your own personalities, the dedicated wedding team at Barberstown is there to help you organise your perfect day.

They cater for anything from intimate gatherings to large, lavish affairs, as each couple’s day is personal. For more information, click here.

10

Court Yard Hotel

Leixlip

Looking for a tranquil escape for your Big Day? Then the Court Yard Hotel will answer your prayers!

The Court Yard Hotel is a unique, intimate and bespoke wedding venue, that caters from an intimate party of 20 to a larger guest list of 100.

From its humble beginnings back in 1756, the Court Yard Hotel has become a popular choice for weddings and events since opening its doors in 2005.

A graceful renovation and rejuvenation of historic buildings, this stunning hotel is unique in character and design, with beautiful exposed brick walls, huge windows and vaulted and beamed ceilings.

To see what the wedding team at Court Yard can do for you, contact them here.

11

Glenroyal Hotel

Maynooth

The beautiful Glenroyal Hotel is licensed to host civil weddings and civil partnerships allowing you to enjoy both the wedding ceremony and reception in one stunning setting.

The Glenroyal elegant setting, well-appointed accommodation, fine cuisine and years of professional experience make sure everything is just right so you can enjoy your day to the full. And where better to spend the first night of your honeymoon than in our bridal suite!

Meet the wedding planners, see the stunning ballrooms and view the honeymoon suite. For more information on these events, click here.

12

Fallons of Kilkullen

Kilcullen

Fallon’s of Kilcullen introduces you to the ultimate wedding experience. Each wedding is as unique as the couple and your wedding venue will be transformed into the most spectacular setting for your dream day!

The team at Fallon’s understands it’s about you and your family, friends and colleagues. What the staff here in Fallon’s possess is insight, urge, appetite and the desire to make you feel that you are the most important person in the world!

Yes, the food is brilliant however it’s the hospitality at Fallon’s that is the memory that will live beyond the tastes and smells. They also provide the option to host your civil ceremony there on site and avail of their expertise in working with the registry office team. To find out more, click here.

13

Westgrove Hotel

Clane

 

Take the grand staircase up to the fabulous roof terrace with twinkling lights, the tinkling of the piano in the background and mingle with your family and friends as you sip champagne. For the wedding breakfast, the Westgrove Hotel has two main wedding suites – the O’Connell Suite and the Alexandra Suite, both with natural light seeping in over the dance floor.

To contact the wedding co-ordinator and for more information, click here.

14

Newbridge Silverware

Newbridge

And now for something a little bit different for your wedding venue, Newbridge Silverware.

Surrounded in all the glamour and sophistication of the Museum of Style Icons in Newbridge Silverware, you can get married.

In this intimate and unique setting, surrounded by the aurora of celebrities and royalty, Newbridge Silverware have a range of bespoke options for your special day. To contact the events team and find out more, click here.