Getting married at Lissanoure Castle
Fancy getting married in an 18th Century Coach House set on a private estate? Lissanoure Castle is a stunning Irish wedding venue near the Glens of Antrim.
I’m thrilled to have Emily join us today, to tell us all about getting married at Lissanoure Castle.
Emily, thanks for joining us! Please tell us about your lovely venue and everything we need to know about getting married at Lissanoure Castle!
Lissanoure Castle is an award-winning venue situated at the foot of the Glens of Antrim, in a beautiful private parkland surrounded by lakes, green fields and a natural backdrop of woods.
What makes your venue unique?
This stunning and unforgettable venue is steeped in history and heritage and offers the grandeur that only comes with a castle and its grounds. The ruins exude a sense of nostalgic beauty with breath taking views in every direction.
What sort of weddings do you cater for?
Lissanoure Castle is available for bespoke weddings and exclusive packages throughout the year giving you the flexibility to create your own unique day. Whether you are planning a spectacular wedding or a more intimate affair, we will make sure that you and your guests will have a day that you will remember.
What are the various options for the use of your venue?
Over the years Lissanoure Castle has played host to some amazing events, weddings, corporate celebrations and charity fundraising. We work with a range of first-class suppliers to ensure every element runs smoothly, from delicious food, perfection decorations, a variety of entertainment and memorable photography to suit you and your plans for the day. We never hold two events on the same day; it is exclusively yours for the day.
Do you hold a licence for civil ceremonies?
Lissanoure Castle has a licence to hold wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships. In addition, at the main entrance to Lissanoure Castle Estate sits the attractive All Saints Church of Ireland, Loughuile and less than a mile away is the charming St. Patricks Catholic Church, Loughguile.
What happens if it is raining on the wedding day?
Lissanoure Castle has plenty of indoor space for everyone to enjoy from the 18th century Castle Coach House which has two wonderful entertaining rooms (the McCartney Room and the Gallery) which are divided by an entrance hall. There is also the Castle Barn which is an adjacent building to the Castle Coach House which is a spectacular building that has a stylish event space. All the rooms at Lissanoure Castle have large open fires and the McCartney Room and the Castle Barn have comfortable seating areas for your guests.
Do you offer accommodation on site?
We can provide overnight accommodation for the bride and groom in the beautiful bridal suite, which has a 4-poster bed, a balcony that overlooks the castle courtyard and has an en-suite bathroom. We have put together an excellent list of local hotels, B&Bs and self-catering cottages which we can provide.
When can the couple access the venue to begin setting up for the wedding?
We normally have a pre-wedding meeting about 6 weeks before the wedding. If the couple are unable to make it, we can do this by phone, facetime or zoom. We will go over the planning and timetable for the whole event at this meeting and will be able to discuss and arrange a set up time with them then.
What piece of advice would you give a couple planning their wedding?
When you get engaged it is such a special and exciting time with so much to think about. So first of all, decide what type of wedding you would like to have and write it all down. We work closely with every couple and with years of experience we are here to make sure dreams are turned into reality.
Viewings at Lissanoure Castle
Lissanoure Castle Estate is a private family home, so viewings are by appointment only. We are delighted to welcome and show you all that Lissanoure Castle has to offer.
To make an appointment email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +44 (0) 28 2764 1132
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