Tie the Knot

at Loughcrew Estate

“Loughcrew is surrounded by a dramatic landscape and classical buildings with Greek influence which create a cultured atmosphere. The estate has a romantic and an eclectic charm you will never forget.”

Owner, Emily Naper

A little bit

of magic

Loughcrew House is steeped in history and is a simply stunning wedding venue. Not only does it boast bohemian charm, it is set within 200 acres of picturesque rolling parkland – below the historic Loughcrew Hills near Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland. Loughcrew is a place of calmness and serenity, despite being only an hour from Dublin and its international airport.

We only hold a small number of weddings at Loughcrew each year to ensure the venue remains special and unique and if you choose to have your wedding with us you will have exclusive use of the venue over the course of your stay. This includes the accommodation, function rooms and gardens. We can cater for small intimate weddings of less than 20 guests within the main house, up to 140 guests within the banqueting rooms as well as up to 250 guests in a marquee in the grounds.

Our wedding team will work with you throughout the wedding planning process to ensure your wedding is tailored to you and your needs, and will be on hand on your big day and during your stay with us.

We have many spaces and amenities that can be used to facilitate your dream wedding, so the choice will be yours as to where you would like to hold the main events of your big day. Whether you want a more natural and rustic theme, or a crisp and polished one for your day, Loughcrew is a fabulous place to customise to create the perfect setting. One thing is for sure, you can guarantee that whatever look you  choose, we are sure your guests will be blown away.

Loughcrew Wedding Venue

Exquisite and Picturesque

Loughcrew is a venue with a unique charm hidden away in just an hour drive from Dublin. Many have chosen Loughcrew as their venue when they fell in love with its stunning architecture, picturesque vistas and bohemian decor. Our team are ready to help and have an incredible flexibility to bring your dream event to life.

Looking to set up a viewing, then just get in touch with our fantastic team to take then next step.

St. Oliver Plunkett’s Church


There are so many spectacular spaces in which you could have your Civil, Humanist or Spiritualist ceremony at Loughcrew. Each location is unique and can be decorated to make it special to you.

If you’re wanting a spiritual feel to your ceremony then you could opt for the 17th century church in which St Oliver Plunkett and his family prayed. Or, if you could have an outdoor ceremony under the lime tree avenue just nearby. The palm house is perfect for intimate indoor ceremonies, as is the beautifully decorated Plunkett’s bar. Alternatively, the banqueting rooms are filled with light and offer the chance to have a bigger guest list.

If you take to any other particular space here at Loughcrew and wish to have your ceremony held there, just let our wedding team know and they will help to make it happen.

Banqueting rooms


Your wedding drinks and breakfast receptions are a chance for you to show your family and friends how much you love and appreciate them. They are also an excellent opportunity for everyone to spend quality time together and have some fun.

Loughcrew has a number of options as to where you can host your receptions which will be sure to impress your guests. The courtyard, Plunkett’s bar, the BBQ terrace and various spots throughout the gardens are available for your drinks reception. Whilst the banqueting rooms and St Oliver Plunkett’s church are unique spaces in which to host your wedding feast. Furthermore, if you have more than 140 guests we are able to ensure everyone is seated in a marquee on the lawn.

alternative venues

at Loughcrew

At Loughcrew we understand that all of our events our different, as is the idea of that special day and what that means when tying the knot infront of our nearest and dearest. There are multiple locations across the estate that are options which can allow you and your guests to maximise the views, embrace nature during your special day or simply find something completely new that will make your event just as special as your relationship and provide your guests with memories of just what is possible with a little imagination and flair.

We have plenty of contacts from marquees, caterers, refreshments and bespoke suppliers that will make any bespoke event truly fly. Come and visit to find your idea location on the estate, with a range of location around the gardens we are guaranteed to have a location perfect for embracing nature alongside some incredible vistas.


Loughcrew getaway

We are able to accommodate the happy couple and 28 guest (plus a few extras) here at Loughcrew because we believe that being able to stay in close proximity to family and friends creates an intimate feel to a wedding. There is nothing better than exploring your surroundings and having a good catch up with friends and relations before the big day, and then having time to reminisce the day after.

All our accommodation is self catering unless you would like us to arrange a casual lunch or supper the day before the wedding, and breakfasts or brunches the day of it, and the day after. All the accommodation we have available has been designed and decorated by owner Emily Naper, and is complete with modern appliances. We are sure you will find Loughcrew a relaxed and comfortable home from home for you and your guests.

We can also accommodate guests in yurts in the grounds and there is plenty of local accommodation too.

Loughcrew Wedding Highlights

We know that when looking for your perfect venue you want as much information as possible. If there is anything that you have not been able to find on our information then please just get in touch and we will be very happy to provide you with what you are looking for.