Tullamore is the county town of County Offaly in the midlands of Ireland. The town’s most famous export is Tullamore Dew, an Irish whiskey distilled by Tullamore Distillery since 1829. Tullamore is a thriving and bustling town with its Grand Canal, Charleville Castle and share of fine buildings. And, with the views of the Slieve Bloom Mountains behind, is it any surprise so many couples get married here.
If you are getting married soon, Tullamore offers everything you need for your special day. There is plenty in the local area for guests who have travelled from afar and plan to stay for a long weekend or a few extra days.
Here are some details of the best wedding venues in County Offaly.
Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore
This venue is the most famous on our list. The Bridge House Hotel is located in Tullamore Town centre only 90 minutes from Dublin, Limerick and Galway. This luxurious four-star family-run hotel is one of Ireland’s leading wedding venues.
There are several wedding suites available, starting with the Egan suite, perfect for up to 65 person boutique weddings up to larger suites which can entertain 350 guests. Two of the most popular suites are the Millennium room with its twin chandeliers and balcony views which can hold 180 guests, and the newly refurbished Charleville Suite which accommodates 350 guests – plus plenty of room for your Tullamore wedding entertainers!
Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore
Tullamore Court Hotel offers a four-star wedding venue catering for weddings from 50 up to 350 guests. There is a wedding team on hand to make sure your important day goes off without a hitch, offering fantastic food in a charming atmosphere overlooking a magical twinkling garden.
The hotel is an approved wedding venue for civil ceremonies and serves locally sourced food offering a variety of wedding packages that offer exceptional value for money. Also, if you get married here you will both receive membership to the award-winning leisure centre and a complimentary anniversary dinner.
Kinnitty Castle Hotel, Kinnitty
Only 30 minutes from Tullamore, is Kinnitty Castle Hotel one of Ireland’s most enchanting Irish castles offering couples the chance to get married in a fairy tale dream castle venue. The Castle Hotel is set in truly wonderful grounds, perfect for those magical photos and offers a unique luxuriously decorated medieval banquet hall.
The experienced wedding team will go out of their way to make your day picture perfect. There are a range of wedding packages which all offer pre-wedding food and wine tasting with a complimentary B&B overnight stay, personalised scroll menus, the use of a cake stand and the ceremonial sword and full use of the luxurious castle surroundings, among many of perks.
Gloster House and Gardens, Birr
Gloster House and Gardens nestles at the foot of the Slieve Bloom mountains, offering beautiful views from the 300-year-old Georgian house and its wonderful gardens. The house and gardens are the perfect places for a wedding surrounded by incredible terraces and gardens, fantastic water features and woodland and lakes.
The house is a private venue, where you will be surrounded by just your family and friends. The house is privately owned and offers a different experience to other venues. Offering several reception rooms for parties of all sizes and with its own white chapel for ceremonies. You will never want to leave this romantic setting.
County Arms Hotel, Birr
The County Arms Hotel offers a unique experience creating a wonderful individual wedding day for you, your friends and your family. The Hotel is family owned and has hosted wedding receptions at the Hotel since 1962. With such experience, they offer the ‘finest evening buffet in Ireland’. The Hotel has 9 acres of grounds including award-winning gardens and can offer weddings for up to 400 people.
There are no set menus at this Hotel, with the family proudly offering you the chance to show off your personalities with some truly bespoke food ideas and options. And, why not create memories over a couple of days with pre and post-wedding get togethers available in private dining rooms, including BBQ’s with live entertainment.
These five fantastic venues are all within easy distance of Tullamore, which is only 90 minutes from Dublin, Limerick and Galway. So, it will be easy to arrange wedding entertainment for your special day in Tullamore. Wedding bands won’t have too far to lug their equipment either with Tullamore quite literally being the centre of the Midlands of Ireland.
If you would like any help with trying to determine which venues in Tullamore and County Offaly would be suitable for you, and perfect for any wedding entertainment you hire then please call us on 0879 741683. Alternatively, you can fill in our online enquiry form or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then call you back to discuss your requirements further.