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The Ultimate IMAGE Wedding Venue Guide for 2016: Part 4


By IMAGE
06th Jul 2016
The Ultimate IMAGE Wedding Venue Guide for 2016: Part 4

Following on from part 3, IMAGE provide a glimpse at the top wedding venue?options for your big day, with our ultimate Venue Guide for 2016. From a quaint and beautiful hotel, to a historic country house and an impressive castle and grounds, each of these three gorgeous settings will make your wedding day a truly memorable occasion.

1: THE CONYNGHAM ARMS HOTEL?

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THE PLACE

The quaint former coaching inn has been lovingly restored in a chic French style and the beautiuflly landscaped gardens back on to the historic Slane Castle Estate.

THE GUESTLIST

The bright and airy Lavendar Suite – so named after the lavendar pots that line the terrace leading to the gardens – can seat up to 140 guests.

THE DIGS

The Conyngham Arms boasts 15 beautifully appointed bedrooms for 30 guests, all named after areas in the locality.

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THE BEST BITS

The entire hotel can be closed off during the pre-wedding dinner reception and only re-opens for dinner, so wedding parties have exclusive use of this beautiful space for the evening.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Wedding packages start at €58pp.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

“The romantic setting of this beautiful hotel was exceptional, but the staff were the icing on the cake.”

Main Street, Slane, Co. Meath
1 41 988 4444; conynghamarms.ie

 

2: TINAKILLY COUNTRY HOUSE

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THE PLACE

Nestled on the Irish coast, this historic Victorian Italianate mansion is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the rolling countryside of Co. Wicklow.

THE GUESTLIST

Tinakilly offers old-world charm and whimsical romance for any type of wedding. Choose from the Great Eastern Pavilion catering for 240 guests to the Asgard Suite in the west wing of the house that seats 35.

THE DIGS

52 bedrooms, including four-poster and deluxe suites as well as the bridal suite, are all decorated with antiques in keeping with the Victorian spirit.

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THE BEST BITS

The stunning seascape and charming gardens compliment the imposing Italian design of the house, making for a luxurious wedding venue with an alfresco twist.

THE BOTTOM LINE

From €105pp.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

“It feels more like home (a rather grand home!!) than a posh hotel.”

Rathnew, Co. Wicklow.
0404 69274; tinakilly.ie

 

3: DUNBOYNE CASTLE HOTEL & SPA

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THE PLACE

Dunboyne Castle House’s impressive grounds, sweeping treeline approach, luxurious Seoid Spa, and opulent ballroom will bring your dream wedding to life.

THE GUESTLIST

The recently renovated ballroom can host up to 250 guests, while smaller private rooms are perfect for intimate gatherings of 50 or less.

THE DIGS

145 spacious bedrooms, including suites with views across the gardens and the exclusive Synolda Bridal Suite, which spans the entire top floor.

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THE BEST BITS

Merging old-world opulence with contemporary design, Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa is idyllically situated in the Meath countryside, yet on Dublin’s doorstep.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Packages from 66pp.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

“I truly felt like a princess every minute I spent with you guys that weekend.”

Maynooth Road, Dunboyne, Co. Meath
01 801 3500; dunboynecastlehotel.com