Wilton Castle as a top wedding castle venue for microweddings

Castle Venues in Ireland for Your Destination Micro Wedding

It is so easy to make recommendations of castle venues in Ireland for your destination micro wedding because there are so many beautiful, romantic, and historic castles to choose from!

Is there anything more romantic than a wedding in a castle, steeped in history?

Castles, the ultimate fairytale wedding venue, provide a traditional edge to a wedding ceremony and they are private, with many hidden areas that are always fun to explore which is perfect for an Ireland micro wedding! 

As a modern wedding planner and stylist, I can say that there is without a doubt no better style of venue for a royal wedding! 

4 Castle Wedding Venues in Ireland

Springfield Castle

Are you looking for a Castle venue in Ireland with all of the opulence and history you could imagine?

Springfield Castle has it all and is located in the heart of Limerick. A winding driveway leads you to the castle, which is nestled among vast fields of wildflowers.

The first thing you’ll notice is the front facade of the main house building, which is beautifully enrobed in old ivy and various flowering creepers. The original castle keep, which stands 90 feet tall, is located to the side.

There are numerous sights to see within the main house, ranging from majestic dining rooms to lovely nooks and crannies and secret passageways.

Springfield Castle’s gardens are lovely and much of the fruit and vegetables are grown on the property, and all of the flowers are carefully curated and cultivated. 

The sleeping quarters in Springfield Castle are breathtaking and the bedrooms are certainly fit for kings and queens.

Ireland Castle Wedding venue Springfield Castle in Ireland
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Cloghan Castle

Cloghan Castle is only available for self-catering and has 7 luxurious double bedrooms, a banquet hall seating 120 guests, a drawing room upstairs with a large open fireplace, a barbeque facility on the battlement, and a fully-equipped kitchen.

The drinks reception can be held in an upstairs Drawing Room with an open fire– also an ideal spot for general relaxing and unwinding.

The wedding feast is served in a banqueting hall with an authentic mediaeval atmosphere and looks magnificent when set up for a banquet.

destination wedding at Cloghan Castle, Galway
Image by Aspect Photography

Glin Castle

Glin Castle is a castle venue in Ireland located in Glin, County Limerick, on the banks of the River Shannon.

For more than 800 years, the FitzGerald family, the hereditary Knights of Glin, have lived in the castle, which includes a stunningly picturesque 500-acre demesne. 

Glin Castle can accommodate groups of 6 to 160 people for small weddings and the castle has a lovely grand hall, dining room, library, drawing room, and 15 lovely en-suite guest rooms.

An Ireland castle wedding with Irish furniture and paintings highlights the castle’s unique history and splendour.

It can sleep up to 30 people and has five standard rooms, six superior rooms, and four deluxe rooms.

Outside, there is a magnificent 19th-century walled garden, formal lawns, and winding gravel walks bordered by ancient oaks, all of which are ideal for wedding photographs and videos.

Wilton Castle

Wilton Castle is a luxury 13th-century castle venue in Ireland located in County Wexford, just two hours southwest of Dublin.

The castle has four self-contained apartments, each with its own sitting room and fully-equipped kitchen, varying in size and style. These can be reserved separately, or the entire castle can be reserved for up to 14 guests.

This is an Ireland castle wedding located on the banks of the Boro River, which rises at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountains in the heart of County Wexford and is surrounded by open parkland and quiet wooded countryside.

It has soaring chimney stacks, turreted towers and has been restored from a ruin by local farmer Sean Windsor and is now available to rent and stay in.

Wilton Castle for your destination wedding in Ireland

Are you ready to plan your micro wedding venue in Ireland?

If you were wondering where to have your micro wedding, well now you have a good idea as to whether a Castle venue is for you!

These castle venues in Ireland for your destination micro wedding are ideal if you want to get married in history and in an intimate setting.

If you want to take the stress and overwhelm off your shoulders, I am a modern wedding planner and stylist in Ireland who would love to chat.


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