The dream of having a grand wedding in a wonderful palace is every girl’s dream. The good news is that you no longer have to be a princess to have that royal feel wedding. All you need to do is plan your wedding at the Kinnitty Castle Hotel. It is the most romantic and grand venue for a wedding. It is located in the village of Kinnitty in the County Offaly, Ireland. If you choose this Irish castle for your wedding, you will literally witness a prince and princess getting betrothed.
Why Kinnitty Castle Hotel?
The Kinnitty Castle Hotel is beautiful, picturesque and surrounded by nature. Being located in the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, it offers the most perfect setting for a romantic time. The 650 acres of available parkland offers a breathtaking view and the lawns along with the gardens have been beautifully manicured and maintained. The colors and atmosphere surrounding the place is definitely royal and since the castle dates back to 13th century, it seems to exude history in every block. It also has a spiritual aura, being located in a ceremonial ground of the ancient druids.
Type of wedding you can opt for
This is the best venue to have the most memorable wedding day. You can further opt for a special variety wedding of your own among the following choices:
1. Exclusive wedding
Order everything as you would like it and it will be exactly the same way. The entire romantic castle will be set aside for your own private use and you can experience the true joy of being the prince and princess on your wedding day.
2. Diamond Wedding
An exclusive champagne reception with a grand hall beyond your wildest dreams starts off the day. Regal crystal glassware, silverware, gold trimmed chairs and crushed wine table cloths are some of the things that you will experience. Lilies and bare grass will be arranged in diamond shapes and medieval candle holders will dot the hall. Personalized menus and complimentary bridal suite come along the offer.
3. Classic wedding
This has all the features of a diamond wedding along with the facilities for the guests. The accommodation provided to them will be on special reduced rates. A ceremonial sword will be used to cut the wedding cake and you will have a personal wedding and banquet manager to take care of all the details.
4. Winter Wonderland Wedding
You can set your wedding amidst the ‘snow white’, fairytale settings of the castle. Luxurious accommodation is available for the bride’s and groom’s parents. The spectacular banquet hall will be decorated with fresh winter sprays. Basically, all the facilities of a classic wedding will be provided here.
Wedding services they offer
There are many complimentary services that are offered. Exclusivity of the castle is the foremost service and you could also opt for the luxurious accommodation facilities for the night. Menu and wine tasting evening for two and breakfast with champagne in bed are easily arranged. All the services you need, will be taken care of by the managers and helpers. The great hall with its PA system will really host a grand party for the marriage. Personalized scroll menus, ample car parking space and table plans are some of the many services you can enjoy.
The Great Hall of the O’Carrolls will act as the grand reception hall. You can simply sit back and relax as you are served the best dishes by award winning chef, Anthony Holland along with the finest wines to be found in the world. The candlelit room is sure to take your breath away.
Bridal Suite & Guest Accommodation
The couple can rest in the overly opulent O’Carroll Suite. Drink in the high ceilings and enjoy the cast-iron roll-top bathtubs. There is an original, 8-foot carved, solid oak bed. The lighting is warm and romantic.These facilities will simply delight the heart beyond measure.
Ah! This is a part that becomes so difficult to put in words. Anything that you can imagine and things that are beyond your imagination too, form the menu in the starters, main course, snacks and desserts. Items as diverse as Smoked Haddock, Whipped Ardsallagh Goats Cheese, Westphalian Ham and Freshwater Prawn Roulade are available for starters. The main course has dishes like Roasted Parsnip Puree, Grilled Breast of the Free-Range Chicken, Wild Mushroom with Thyme Risotto and Slow Braised Slieve-Bloom Lamb Shank. The variety is infinite.