Five Popular Wedding Venues in Kildare

There are a million and one things to tick off the list in preparation for your special day. You need the beautiful rings, special wedding cars, wedding entertainment and most importantly, the perfect venue. But there are many things to consider when choosing the venue for your Irish wedding – your wedding theme, number of guests and of course space for a traditional Irish wedding band. Here’s our rundown of five wedding venues in Kildare. 

The K Club, Straffan  

Ireland’s first 5-star hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Straffan, Co. Kildare, just 30 minutes from Ireland’s capital Dublin. This wedding venue overlooks the meandering River Liffey, surrounded by soft, green countryside – perfect for an Irish Wedding. The Legacy Suite has a capacity for 500 guests, with plenty of room for your wedding band too. 

Kilkea Castle, Kilkea 

Situated on a 180-acre estate, Kilkea Castle will turn your wedding into a regal paradise. With an intimate Banquet Dining Room, an ornate Drawing Room that overlooks lush gardens and golf courses. Built in 1180, the magical castle can be hired out, with several venues that can accommodate for different guest sizes and choices of Irish wedding band. 

Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House

A perfect blend of traditional and contemporary, Moyvalley Hotel is situated in the historic Kildare countryside and gives a modern edge to your traditional Irish wedding. All weddings have the 19th century Italianate mansion; Balyna House – a palatial house that will make your wedding magical. With enough space for 150 guests, wedding entertainment and complete with guest rooms – this exclusive wedding venue is unforgettable. 

Leixlip Manor and Gardens 

A hidden gem on the outskirts of Dublin – from ceremonies, receptions and even to day-after celebratory BBQs or garden parties; this venue has it all. The restored Manor and Gardens features lovingly maintained Victorian Walled Gardens – providing the perfect feel for a summer wedding. Additionally, the reception venue has enough room for all your guests and a live band for parties – so you can keep the celebrations going late into the night. 

Palmerstown House Estate 

Very close to Dublin and surrounded by stunning lakes and rivers in a 700-acre estate, this private manor is the perfect venue for weddings with fewer guests. Featuring a rooftop garden, ornate, intimate dining quarters and even a familiar Biddle’s Bar with space for a wedding band to round off your evening the traditional Irish way. 

If any of these wedding venues took your fancy as the perfect place for you to tie the knot, then you will need some wedding entertainment. If you are looking for an Irish wedding band, then look no further the A Few Good Men Band – the only live band for parties you will ever need. 

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