For all punk-rockers with flowers in their hair, dreaming of getting married in an enchanted wood with yurts, teepees and good vibes.
With festival season well and truly upon us, Save My Day has rounded up the best wedding venues for brides-to-be on the market for a bohemian vibe and a festival-worthy celebration. From a barn in the Hollywood Hills (of Wicklow) to a log cabin in Leitrim, there will be something on this list for anyone looking to live their best party life.
Mountain view, Kilkenny
50 to 250 guests.
A glamorous venue tucked away in the hills of Kilkenny that has appeared on many wedding venue lists, and it’s easy to see why. Ideal for intimate and larger festival-inspired wedding celebrations, with indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces on its 120 acres, including their grand marquee, greenhouse and outdoor terrace.
Search Langtons Hotel
8 to 342 guests.
Located in the heart of Kilkenny city, Langtons is home to five wedding venue options under one roof. With the ability to accommodate up to 342 guests, couples can choose to get married in Langton’s state-of-the-art Set Theater, complete with a stage, sweeping curtains and sound systems. There are also countless nooks and crannies to stage your perfect wedding photo, including in the adjoining Bridies Bar and Cafe.
Poulapouca House and Falls, Wicklow
25 to 200 guests.
One of Ireland’s top festival wedding venues, couples can choose from a variety of spaces for their big day, including the Garden Pavillion with lush greenery and festoon lighting and The Barn with sweeping views of the Lake. Finally, dance the night away with a late-night party in your own private venue, The Music Room.
Fernhill House, West Cork
100 to 300 guests.
A country house and estate that provides the perfect setting for summer, outdoor and luxurious festival-style celebrations, with private wedding gardens for ceremonies and an idyllic garden marquee for aperitifs.
The Barn at Hotel Doolin, Clare
60 to 300 guests.
The Doolin Hotel is home to an alternative barn wedding venue, perfect for anyone planning a mini-festival for their big day. They even have a wedding package named “Eclectic Picnic” which includes wedding party decor, a bespoke gourmet picnic, house band during the meal, outdoor fire pits, a DJ and a bar extension to go on. the party until late.
Ballintubbert Gardens and House, Laois
3 to 220 guests.
Just down the road from the iconic Electric Picnic campsite, Ballintubbert is the perfect venue for laid-back, luxurious festival-style celebrations with outdoor gardens, a beautiful marquee and glamping shop.
Ard Nahoo Eco Retreat, Leitrim
3 to 50 guests.
Nestled in the hills of North Leitrim, Ard Nahoo is the perfect location for an intimate festival-style wedding surrounded by loved ones and the lush countryside of Leitrim.
Airfield Estate, Dublin
35 to 110 guests.
An oasis of calm and countryside in the heart of Dublin 14, Airfield offers a variety of indoor and outdoor ceremony options, including their walled garden, which has a magical sense of woodland festival ambiance.
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Sandbrook House and Gardens, Carlow
3 to 120 guests.
Sitting on 25 acres of land in Ballon, Sandbrook House offers a choice of five interconnecting reception rooms, a covered veranda, an open terrace, a huge manicured lawn for a festival-style marquee and a rustic barn and courtyard for drinks and snacks after the ceremony.
Slieve Aughty Centre, Galway
20 to 80 guests.
Perfect for an intimate festival-inspired celebration surrounded by mountains and greenery, Slieve Aughty also specializes in outdoor green weddings with on-site accommodations including glamping cabins, eco lodges and The Three Towers Eco House.
Ballygarry Estate Hotel and Spa, Tralee, Kerry
50 to 350 guests
A rustic barn, banquet suite and loaner of a classic VW camper van for added festival flair, Ballygarry Estate is the perfect location for your dream bohemian wedding in the heart of the Kerry countryside.
10 to 150 guests
Set amongst the hills near Ballyclare in Antrim, Breckenhill is a private wedding venue that revolves around two barns – the lovingly restored 18th century stone barn and the larger green barn space, both surrounded of wood, extensive gardens and patio area.
Paddy’s Bar and Restaurant, Mayo
120 to 200 guests.
A highly sought-after seasonal wedding venue, with indoor and outdoor venues and a waterside marquee set along the shores of Lough Mask.
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