Ashford Castle is licensed to hold civil ceremonies, so you can enjoy the whole day in the one location. We can assist in arranging every detail of your civil ceremony or blessing which can take place in the elegant Drawing Room or magnificent Connaught Room with stunning views looking out over Lough Corrib.
If you would prefer a church wedding, a choice of two churches located in and around the castle grounds couldn’t be more ideal for you and your guests to move between the ceremony and reception venue. Located on the romantic estate of Ashford Castle is the picturesque Protestant Church of Ireland.
Alternatively, Saint Mary’s Church Cong is located in the village of Cong is just a three minute drive from the Ashford Estate. This beautiful traditional Roman Catholic church is an idyllic location for a wedding.
A little further away you’ll find Ballintubber Abbey, founded in 1216 is an important sacred Irish historical site which will celebrate its 800 year anniversary in 2016. A 40 minutes drive from Ashford Castle, this Roman Catholic Church is also available for weddings.