A Warm Welcome Awaits You
Set in a beautiful, 18th century building, Castle Durrow offers a timeless setting for your wedding.
We are delighted that you are considering Castle Durrow to host your wedding reception and we look forward to help you with all your planning and arrangements. From the moment your wedding reception has been entrusted to us, we will start with the careful planning of your day.
We are delighted to confirm we have remaining dates for 2023 and beyond!
Do have a read through our wedding brouchure & contact us to book in your showaround.
Welcome to the enchanting world of Castle Durrow, where dreams come true and love finds its perfect setting. Discover the epitome of elegance and romance as you embark on a journey to our breathtaking wedding venue. With its picturesque landscapes, exquisite architecture, and impeccable service, our venue is a testament to your love story. From intimate celebrations to grand affairs, we offer a range of stunning spaces to create your unforgettable wedding day. Explore our galleries, learn about our customizable packages, and envision your special day with us. Let us be the canvas for your love, where cherished memories are etched in hearts forever.
Castle Durrow is our family-run wedding venue, where tradition meets contemporary elegance. As a second-generation establishment, we take great pride in curating unforgettable moments for couples like you. Our legacy of exceptional service and attention to detail ensures that your wedding day will be filled with love, warmth, and cherished memories. From our family to yours, we invite you to experience the genuine hospitality and personalized care that sets us apart. Let us weave our heritage into the tapestry of your love story, creating a celebration that will be remembered for generations to come.
Nestled in the idyllic countryside, our enchanting castle venue offers a tranquil escape from the bustling city life. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes and the beauty of nature, our location provides a serene and romantic backdrop for your special day. A true fairy tale awaits you as you step into the regal beauty and timeless elegance of Castle Durrow. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of our castle, with its majestic architecture and sprawling grounds. From the moment you arrive, you'll be transported to a world of romance and fantasy, where every detail is meticulously crafted to create a magical atmosphere for your wedding day. Whether you dream of a regal ballroom reception or an intimate ceremony in the castle gardens, our venue offers a captivating setting that will make your dreams come true. Experience the allure of a castle wedding in the serene countryside, where your happily ever after begins.
The Night Before
Immerse yourself in an unforgettable evening before your special day with a private dinner at Castle Durrow. This exclusive experience is designed to create cherished memories and set the stage for the joyous celebration to come.
As the sun sets and anticipation fills the air, you and your closest loved ones will be treated to a private dining experience in a beautifully appointed setting. Our talented culinary team will craft a bespoke menu, tailored to your preferences and desires, showcasing the finest local and seasonal ingredients.
The atmosphere will be one of intimacy and celebration, with the private dining space adorned in elegant decor, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. Our attentive staff will be dedicated to ensuring that every detail is flawlessly executed, allowing you and your guests to relax and savour this special pre-wedding evening.
Raise a glass and toast to love, happiness, and the beautiful journey that lies ahead of you.
At Castle Durrow, we understand that the night before your wedding is a time of excitement and reflection. Our private dinner experience offers the perfect opportunity to gather your loved ones, celebrate your love, and create unforgettable memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.
Indulge in the magic of a private dinner at Castle Durrow, where exceptional cuisine, impeccable service, and the warmth of loved ones combine to create an extraordinary prelude to your wedding day.
The Drinks Reception
As your guests step into our formal, south-facing drawing rooms which lead out onto the beautiful terrace & formal gardens, you'll be greeted by a delightful array of beverages designed to tantalize your taste buds and celebrate your special day. Indulge in the effervescent charm of Italian Prosecco, its crisp bubbles dancing on your palate, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to your celebration.
In addition to the sparkling allure of Prosecco, we proudly showcase the finest selection of local Irish beers. Raise a glass to the rich brewing traditions of Ireland as you savour the distinct flavours and unique character of these carefully crafted brews. From refreshing lagers to full-bodied ales, our selection of local beers celebrates the spirit of Ireland, adding a touch of authenticity to your drinks reception.
Our expert bartenders are ready to cater to your preferences, ensuring each drink is served with utmost care and attention.
As you raise your glass, delectable aromas waft through the air, beckoning you to explore the delectable canapés and hors d'oeuvres that accompany your chosen libations. From elegant bites bursting with flavour to artistic displays of culinary craftsmanship, our culinary team has thoughtfully designed a menu that will leave your guests delighted and impressed.
Imagine strolling through our picturesque gardens for your photos, savouring each sip and savouring each bite, surrounded by the beauty and tranquillity that only Castle Durrow can offer.
At Castle Durrow, we understand that your wedding day is a reflection of your unique love story. Let us weave magic into every sip and every bite, making your wedding reception an experience to be cherished forever.
At Castle Durrow, we take pride in creating a culinary experience that will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. Allow us to describe the exquisite wedding meal that awaits potential couples:
Indulge in a culinary journey that combines the finest ingredients, expert craftsmanship, and a touch of enchantment. As you and your loved ones gather around beautifully adorned tables, a symphony of flavours and aromas unfolds.
Begin your epicurean adventure with a carefully curated selection of appetizers. Guests are treated to a diverse array of options, from delicate smoked salmon served with tangy capers and dill, to flavourful goat cheese and caramelized onion tartlets, all artfully crafted to awaken the palate and set the tone for a memorable dining experience.
For the soup course, during the colder months, Castle Durrow offers a hearty and comforting option like a velvety butternut squash soup infused with aromatic spices, providing warmth and richness to guests. Alternatively, during warmer seasons, a chilled cucumber and mint sorbet is served, offering a refreshing and light palate cleanser, perfect for revitalizing taste buds and preparing guests for the next course. The choice of the course depends on the time of year and the desired culinary experience.
As anticipation builds, our talented chefs will orchestrate a main course that captures the essence of refined dining. Picture perfectly cooked cuts of tender meat, sourced from local farms, prepared to your liking, and accompanied by a medley of seasonal vegetables. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available, showcasing the creativity and diversity of our culinary team.
To elevate your dining experience, each dish is thoughtfully paired with the perfect wine from our extensive collection. Our team will guide you through the selection process, ensuring that each sip enhances the flavours of your meal and creates a harmonious symphony on your palate.
And let us not forget the grand finale—dessert. Prepare to be delighted by a stunning array of sweet temptations. From delicate pastries to decadent chocolate creations, our talented pastry chefs craft desserts that are as visually captivating as they are heavenly to taste. Indulge in a symphony of flavours, celebrating the perfect ending to your wedding meal.
Throughout the meal, our attentive and professional staff will ensure that every aspect of your dining experience is seamless, allowing you to fully immerse yourselves in the joy and celebration of your special day.
At Castle Durrow, we understand that your wedding meal is an integral part of your love story. Our culinary team is dedicated to creating a feast that reflects your tastes, preferences, and desires. With meticulous attention to detail, we strive to exceed your expectations, leaving you with memories of a wedding meal that will be cherished for a lifetime.
Immerse yourselves in a world of gastronomic delight at Castle Durrow, where culinary magic awaits and love is celebrated with every bite.
After the Meal
Get ready to dance the night away at Castle Durrow's unforgettable wedding celebration. After your sumptuous meal, we invite you and your guests to embark on a magical journey filled with music, laughter, and joyful moments on the dance floor.
As the evening progresses, your selected DJ or live band will set the stage for an unforgettable dance party. The pulsating beats, infectious rhythms, and captivating melodies will fill the air, creating an electric atmosphere that ignites the spirit of celebration.
Whether you prefer classic ballroom dancing, energetic moves to the latest hits, or anything in between, the spacious dance floor beckons you to let loose and showcase your finest moves. Glide across the floor in the arms of your loved one, surrounded by the glow of joy and the energy of your closest friends and family.
Our dedicated staff will be on hand to ensure a seamless experience, attending to your needs and ensuring that the dance party unfolds flawlessly. From coordinating special moments, such as the first dance, to keeping the dance floor buzzing, we will be there every step of the way, ensuring that your wedding celebration is nothing short of extraordinary.
At Castle Durrow, we understand that dancing is an integral part of a joyous wedding celebration. Let the music guide you, the rhythm move you, and the atmosphere uplift you as you create magical memories on the dance floor that will forever be etched in your hearts.
Come and experience the exuberance of dancing at Castle Durrow, where love, laughter, and rhythm merge to create an extraordinary celebration of your special day.
On the second day of your wedding festivities at Castle Durrow, we invite you to enjoy a delightful BBQ in our charming Pavilion, nestled amidst the picturesque surroundings of our estate. With the added bonus of a private tennis court, this day promises to be filled with relaxation, fun, and joyful moments.
As the sun shines down on the Pavilion, you and your guests will be treated to a casual and convivial atmosphere. Our skilled chefs will fire up the grill, filling the air with mouthwatering aromas that set the stage for a delectable BBQ experience.
Feast on an array of delicious grilled delicacies, from succulent meats to fresh seafood and vibrant vegetarian options. Our culinary team will work closely with you to craft a menu that caters to your preferences and ensures that every bite is a flavourful delight.
While savouring your BBQ feast, you and your loved ones can engage in friendly banter, relish the beauty of the surrounding landscape, and enjoy the company of one another. The pavilion offers a relaxed setting, where laughter flows freely, creating treasured memories of togetherness.
For those seeking a little friendly competition, our private tennis court awaits. Grab a racket and challenge your guests to a spirited match, showcasing your skills and revelling in the joy of shared experiences. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, the private tennis court provides an opportunity for active enjoyment and friendly bonding.
As the day unfolds, bask in the idyllic ambiance of Castle Durrow's grounds. Take leisurely walks through our gardens, capture breathtaking photos against the backdrop of the estate, or simply find a cozy spot to relax and soak in the beauty of the surroundings.
At Castle Durrow, we understand the importance of creating memorable moments beyond the main wedding day. The BBQ in our pavilion, coupled with the private tennis court, offers a unique and enjoyable experience for you and your guests to continue the celebration in a relaxed and festive setting.
Celebrate your love, savour delicious BBQ flavours, and engage in friendly competition at Castle Durrow's Pavilion with your very own private tennis court. It's a day dedicated to creating cherished memories and sharing joy with your loved ones in a truly enchanting setting.
Discover the comfort and elegance of our 48 onsite bedrooms at Castle Durrow. Each one has been meticulously designed to provide a sanctuary of tranquillity for you and your guests, ensuring a restful night's sleep in luxurious surroundings.
Step into a world of refined sophistication as you enter your bedroom. Adorned with tasteful decor, plush furnishings, and attention to detail, our rooms exude an ambiance of timeless charm. Sink into the embrace of a comfortable bed, enveloped in crisp linens and soft pillows, inviting you to relax and unwind.
The spaciousness of our bedrooms allows for a seamless blend of comfort and functionality. Whether you choose a double room, a twin room, or a suite, you can expect ample space to make yourself at home. Each room is equipped with modern amenities to cater to your needs, including high-speed internet access, flat-screen televisions, and well-appointed en-suite bathrooms.
The design of our bedrooms reflects a harmonious blend of classic elegance and contemporary comforts. From tasteful colour palettes to carefully chosen furnishings, every element has been thoughtfully curated to create a serene and inviting atmosphere.
As you wake up refreshed and ready to embrace the day, you'll be greeted by scenic views of our stunning surroundings. The rolling countryside, picturesque gardens, or historic landmarks provide a picturesque backdrop, adding a touch of enchantment to your stay.
Indulge in the comfort and elegance of our bedrooms, where modern amenities and classic charm harmoniously blend. Experience the epitome of luxury at Castle Durrow, where your comfort is our top priority.
The Honeymoon Suite
Our Honeymoon Suite is a luxurious haven designed to provide a memorable and enchanting experience for the newlyweds. The suite exudes elegance and charm, featuring exquisite decor, plush furnishings, and stunning views of the castle's surroundings. With its spacious layout, the Honeymoon Suite offers a comfortable and private retreat, complete with a lavish en-suite bathroom, a beautifully adorned sitting area, plush 4-poster king size bed and all the modern amenities one could desire. It is a truly enchanting space where you can relax and indulge in the beginning of your journey together.
In addition to its luxurious features, Castle Durrow's Honeymoon Suite provides a dedicated in-room space for you and your party to get ready on the morning of the wedding. This specially designed area offers ample room with well-lit mirrors, comfortable seating, and elegant touches. It ensures that you have a private and convenient space to prepare, allowing you to enjoy the anticipation and excitement of the big day while adding an extra touch of convenience and comfort to your overall wedding experience at Castle Durrow.