For an unforgettable day
Your Wedding at Abbeyglen Castle
Congratulations! You are about to depart on a journey that will be the best adventure of your life and now you want to celebrate this momentous occasion with those that are most special to you.
Your celebration will be an expression of your love of life and appreciation of all that is fun and unique about you. You will have a party that will last in the memory of your friends and family and will reflect your own sense of occasion. In a world where so much is the same, bringing everybody together in your Castle to share memories and imagine your future is as unique an occasion as you are. To welcome your friends and family to your celebration in the exclusive setting of Abbeyglen Castle in the heart of Connemara is to make a statement, it is an expression of your love of life, your love for each other and your love for your friends and family.
The natural beauty of the Abbeyglen Castle, its grounds and surrounding landscape provides a spectacular backdrop to your day. Photography options abound, from the Sky Road with the rolling Atlantic and islands to the majestic mountains and rushing rivers and fireside settings in the Castle. The memories of the day will be captured in all their beauty as indeed will be the party that follows, terrible dancing included.
This celebration is going to be the party to end all parties however the luxurious setting of Abbeyglen Castle will bring a sense of occasion fitting for what is the most important day of your life. The attention to detail and professionalism of the Hughes family is masked by their relaxed friendliness and apparently casual manner removing any sense of stress and ensuring that your guests can enjoy the Castle and party in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Abbeyglen Castle hosts very few weddings every year and as a result the entire team are completely focused on your needs and share in your sense of excitement. This is a bespoke event, there is no formula being applied.
From the moment your guests arrive they will be put at ease and on a party footing. The air of luxurious exclusivity permeates the day. They can walk the grounds, drive through the national park, or visit the village before returning to their luxurious rooms to prepare for the evening.
For those that would like a relaxing massage or other treatment the on-site rooms remove the worry of making reservations elsewhere. This is your Castle running on your rules, nobody will feel that they must go home, and the unconstrained celebrations will continue as long as you and your guests want them to.
Your celebration dinner will be as unique as the setting. With restaurant quality food your friends and family will enjoy a dinner party rather than a banqueting event. The dinner will reflect the wealth of spectacular produce available in this special corner of Ireland and the menu will be set by you, following a tasting with the hotel when you can detail the finer points of the dishes.
The house and menus will reflect the season, Summer dresses and champagne in the garden or the Winter aromas of mulled wine and crackling fireplaces, Spring flowers and fresh cocktails or seasonal Christmas decorations with Oysters and Guinness. The Hughes family will work from a blank canvas to ensure the celebration has your personality imprinted, this is after all your private Castle for the day and you can enjoy it in the style that you want without concern for others, only your friends are partying.
The dance floor is large enough to get everybody up to display their moves while still offering an intimate and atmospheric experience. Opening as it does into the Castle Pub with its Steinway piano the party can continue into the small hours.
To celebrate your wedding at Abbeyglen Castle is for many to create a new and lasting experience. The intimacy and the fun of the occasion, the enthusiastic staff and the can-do attitude of the whole team combine to create something more than a wedding reception. This is an event; an event you will revisit in the memory and a location you will revisit for anniversaries.
There is a special magic to be found at Abbeyglen Castle, a magic that lodges in the soul where it rests and radiates for the rest of your life.