Magical & Unique Weddings

Celebrate your wedding in unique style at one of Hidden Ireland’s beautiful historic country houses; the ultimate private wedding venues in the most memorable settings.

Finding the ideal wedding location in Ireland can be a challenge but Hidden Ireland’s portfolio of private country houses provide a wide variety of very special and unusual wedding venues, all of which offer an exclusive, high-quality alternative to conventional hotels. Many of our historic houses are ideal as wedding locations and, with their splendid private gardens and grounds, they will make a wonderful backdrop to your perfect day.

Exclusive Irish Wedding Venues

When you book a Hidden Ireland house for your wedding or civil ceremony you have exclusive use of the entire house and grounds in which to relax and enjoy your big day. You and your guests are guaranteed the ultimate experience of privacy and intimacy in a romantic, tranquil and picturesque setting.

It’s your day and by choosing a Hidden Ireland house, you will ensure that your wedding is a bespoke and individual occasion. Hidden Ireland hosts are experts in running weddings enabling them to be your own personal wedding planners for the ultimate tailor made wedding day.

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Civil ceremony in the woods

Civil ceremonies

Hidden Ireland can provide the perfect setting for a Civil, Secular or Humanist ceremony to those who would like an alternative to a church wedding. Many of our houses are already HSE registered for civil ceremonies, and if not already registered, the owners can help you apply for a license. So you can hold your ceremony either in the house in an elegant drawing room, reception room or library, or outside in the beautiful gardens, by a river or lake or surrounded by trees in the woods. What Hidden Ireland can offer is a full bespoke wedding day, from ceremony through to the reception.

Small & Intimate Weddings

Holding your wedding or ceremony at one of Hidden Ireland’s private country houses is the perfect way to enjoy a traditional Irish country wedding in a wonderful location. Totally private and intimate, with excellent food, surrounded by your closest friends and family, what better way to start your married life. Our houses offer the perfect backdrop for your precious photographs and lend a style and elegance to your day that is difficult to match in a conventional wedding hotel. Having exclusive use of a property gives you and your guests the ultimate experience of privacy, style and intimacy.

Larger Weddings

Several of our larger historic country houses are spacious enough to accommodate a large wedding party, all seated at tables in one splendid room. With excellent food, wine and exclusive use of the property, you and your guests can enjoy the ultimate experience of privacy and style.

 Marquee Weddings

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Table set for a marquee wedding

Hidden Ireland country houses, particularly those with large and beautiful gardens, make a perfect site for a marquee wedding large enough to seat many hundreds of guests. Our houses and grounds, with their elegance and grandeur lend a style to your special day that you and your guests will treasure for years to come.

Unusual, Bespoke & Vintage Weddings

Today’s weddings are about individuality and creativity and many of our Hidden Ireland houses are able to to personalise and tailor-make your plans for the ultimate bespoke wedding, with us you can create the wedding you want. Where better than a private country house to have your lifelong dream of a fairytale themed wedding or a movie themed occasion. These historic houses with their style and elegance are the perfect backdrop for a period themed day or a vintage wedding. Our houses are perfect for those looking for something unique and different from the conventional hotel wedding.

The houses of Hidden Ireland offer you privacy and exclusive use of the house and grounds, so you can be as creative as your mind allows! Depending on which house you choose, ceremonies can be held, not just in an elegant drawing room or library but also in the gardens, in the woods, by a river or lake or in a walled garden.

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