Don’t Miss the Incredible Slane Castle Wedding Showcase

Don’t Miss the Incredible Slane Castle Wedding Showcase

An exclusive wedding venue set within a 1500-acre estate, Slane Castle is steeped in history from the 17th century right up to modern moments with rock icons. It’s the ideal wedding venue for couples looking to add a sense of opulence and regality to their special day and what better location than this charming castle that feels straight out of a fairytale.

Offering you exclusive use of this breathtaking venue for your wedding day, Slane Castle sits in the heart of the picturesque Boyne Valley, surrounded by lush woodland, and makes for the perfect backdrop for an idyllic, tranquil wedding celebration. We adore this storybook venue and we know you will too, as there’s an amazing opportunity to see Slane Castle in action at the upcoming Wedding Showcase on Sunday September 1st from 11am to 6pm. Keep reading to find out why you should visit this magnificent venue and how to book your spot!

The Space at Slane Castle

Slane Castle is a very special and versatile venue, no matter what time of the year you plan to wed. During spring or summer, you can enjoy an outdoor reception with champagne and canapés on the lawns with the towering backdrop of the castle to impress your guests. During the cooler months, you can enjoy a romantic reception in the magnificent entrance hall with hundreds of candles creating a fairytale feel throughout. Best of all it can seat up to 100 guests in the King’s Ballroom, or over 200 guests in the spacious Royal Marquee.

Exclusive hire of Slane Castle allows you to use all adjacent rooms, such as the elegant Morning Room, and Main Castle Hall, as well as the Castle Dining and Drawing rooms for all your pre- and post-dinner receptions, including civil ceremonies. The extensive gardens, woodland, courtyard and Gothic arches provide the perfect backdrop for photos. The beautiful historic ballroom is also available for an array of ceremonies including civil ceremonies, humanists blessings and multi-denomination ceremonies.

The Vibe at Slane Castle

Widely known as an iconic music venue, Slane Castle has hosted performances at its famous Summer Concerts by some of the world’s greatest musicians – Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Thin Lizzy and David Bowie to name drop but a few. Steeped in years of epic music history, Slane Castle brings that extra touch of royalty, rock and romance to your special day making it the perfect choice for anyone with a love of music, and an affinity for the finer things in life.

Small, Intimate Weddings at Slane Castle

Searching for a venue to host a smaller, more intimate wedding celebration? Slane Castle specialises in intimate weddings for 15 to 60 people and look no further than the beautiful Gandon Room. This sophisticated restaurant is a magnificent location for a luxurious wedding reception surrounded by up to 60 of your loved ones. Another option is the relaxed, opulent dining room that can host up to 22 guests. Private viewings are available all year round if you want to experience all the magic first hand.

A Ballroom Fit for Royalty

The ballroom at Slane Castle is sure to add atmosphere to what will be the most memorable part of your day! The amazing King George IV Ballroom was completed in 1821 for the visit of King George IV. Once an extensive library, the ballroom was designed by Thomas Hopper and boasts one of the finest examples of Neo-Gothic works in Ireland, with the tall windows allowing sunlight to pour through, highlighting the splendour within.

It’s a circular room with perfect acoustics and a spectacular ornate ceiling and is ideal for an intimate meal. The marble arches and detail all add to the charm of this unique Ballroom, which is an ideal venue for small, informal, or intimate banquets or events for up to 100 guests. Imagine dancing the night away here, following in the footsteps of so many who danced there over the centuries.

Larger Celebrations in the Courtyard

Dine in style at Slane Castle in the Castle Royal Marquee which can cater for up to 200+ guests for dinner! Bespoke menus meet each wedding couple’s requirements, and the focus is on delicious seasonal, local and artisan ingredients, using their own organic Rock Farm produce where possible. Experience the fine dining that the talented chefs have on offer in the traditional outdoor canvas marquee located in the courtyard of the castle grounds. Here, guests can take in the sounds and sights of the River Boyne flowing through the grand estate.

The Accommodation at Slane Castle

Wedding couples often stay for a couple of nights, enjoying the regal surroundings on their pre-wedding night, and day two. Slane Castle offers seven spacious, luxurious bedrooms, which can sleep up to 17 of your beloved guests and the glamorous, beautifully decorated Bridal Suite. Make sure to check out the additional accommodation options at the Rock Farm Slane Glamping site which is located on a picture perfect hillside overlooking the castle.

Drawing room - Canapes, Slane Castle

Slane Castle Wedding Showcase

If you think Slane Castle might be the venue for you, the team is hosting a fabulous Wedding Showcase on Sunday September 1st from 11am to 6pm. This is a rare occasion to view the magnificent rooms and talk to the experienced wedding team while sipping a glass of bubbly. Limited appointment slots are available and advance reservation is essential so book your place asap by emailing

Like what you see? You can also contact the team by calling +353 (0) 41 988 4477 or filling out this simple form. Pay Slane Castle a visit online at

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