Affordable Wedding Venues for Hire in Northern Ireland

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Top Affordable Wedding Venues in Northern Ireland

Planning a wedding in Northern Ireland? Rich in natural beauty but not so large in size, this extraordinary region of the UK offers easy access to some truly magical venues. From Ballycastle to Armagh and from Belfast to Enniskillen you can be sure that you will find something perfect for your wedding. Hop on our platform and scroll through our amazing Northern Ireland wedding listings and start booking your venue today!

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Northern Ireland Hire Guide

Wedding Venues in Northern Ireland FAQ

What parts of Northern Ireland are most popular for a wedding?

Look to this region for a wedding venue that is rich in charm and history. County Down, home to Bangor is quite popular for rustic venues and barns. Armagh and Antrim are also filled with country houses and estates that appeal to couples with an eye for a high-toned wedding. Look to Donegal, Cavan and Derry for many other beautiful barns and other types of wedding venues. For those hoping for a deeply romantic atmosphere for your wedding, consider any of Northern Ireland’s many castles, including options for private hire in Fermanagh, Antrim and Monaghan.

How much does it cost to hire a wedding venue in Northern Ireland?

When searching for venue hire, costs can vary depending on the venue size and standard. For large venues capable of fitting more than 150, expect hire fees to range between £1400 and £5000, or more. Prices can range between £40 and £100 per person. We recommend checking wedding packages for per person rates that will suit your budget. (All data from

What are some castle wedding venues in Northern Ireland?

The unmistakable romance of a castle wedding lures many couples to hire ancient and historic venues for their celebration. When planning your event, look for a castle venue that offers the proper backdrop for your big day whether you dream of luxurious castle interiors or verdant and lush gardens. Check out a few of our favourites:

  • Galgorm Castle Discover this lovely Jacobean century castle in Ballymena, and plan an amazing wedding just 25 minutes from Belfast.
  • Lissanoure Castle Antrim’s premier castle wedding venue, this family-owned venue is one of a kind.
  • Belfast Castle Featuring stunning river views, this luxury wedding venue in Belfast offers excellent wedding packages.
  • Narrow Water Castle Check out this stunning wedding venue in Newry, featuring striking Elizabethan interiors and amazing surrounding parkland.

What are some unusual wedding venues in Northern Ireland?

Don’t be afraid to overcome the stereotypes when planning your wedding. There are many exciting and unusual venues for hire across Northern Ireland. From gardens to great keeps, this lovely UK region has the perfect venue for your dream wedding.

  • Larchfield Estate Discover this amazing exclusive use estate in Lisburn, just 20 minutes from Belfast. The venue features a luxury stone barn and romantic walled gardens and is definitely something special.
  • Finnebrogue Woods Discover the wonders of a mystical woodland wedding in Downpatrick. Take your wedding to the open air and explore the ancient forests of this special venue.
  • The Wool Tower One of the largest restored venues in Northern Ireland, this venue features over 10,000 sq ft of space amidst the industrial backdrop of Raceview Mill.

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