Adare Manor – A venue of dreams!

Adare Manor is located in Adare village in Limerick in the South West and is one of the most romantic wedding venues in Ireland. The Manor boasts beautiful backdrops and the castle has an enchanted feeling which is complimented by the fairy tale spires and its uniquely decorated halls and galleries. The grounds on which the venue is set are magnificent and walks amongst the gardens alone will take your breath away.
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There are a few options on where you can have your wedding reception depending on your guest numbers. These are listed below and are all without a shadow of a doubt as fabulous as each other.
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Minstrel’s Gallery Weddings: The Minstrels’ Gallery is a beautiful and evocative room that runs for 132ft from east to west and is filled with morning and then evening light. There are 17th century choir stools at one end of the room. The north wall is panelled with biblical episodes. Many fireplaces line the southern wall. The room can accommodate up to 200 guests who can be seated at round tables or one long table is available for smaller parties. At midnight the guests can move down to the Tack Room. This is lined with great stone flags and has an open pit of blazing logs. A baby grand piano is available to play and the room will be lit with candles and firelight. There is a €1000 charge for use of Minstrel’s Gallery.

 

Library Weddings: The library provides an intimate setting for a smaller wedding of family and close friends. It is the oldest room in the house and the 7 pane window overlooks the beautiful gardens. There is a magnificent Pugin fireplace in this room.

 

the library
Secret Garden Weddings: This could provide you with the setting of a truly magical day behind the tall granite walls of the old estate gardens. Today apple, pear and fig trees line the garden and are laden with fruit each autumn. You pass through an arched gateway and down an aisle of torchlight to the pavilions beyond. In the gardens you can leave everything to your imagination and apply whichever appropriate theme for your fantasy wedding. There are two walled gardens where dinner, dancing and cocktails can all take place. There is a charge for the use of the walled gardens. Marquee hire, catering and all other provisions must be organized by the bride and groom although the House facilities can be used at the guests discretion. The Secret Garden Wedding Celebrations can be arranged with freedom and flexibility with all provisions such as the Marquee Hire and Food and Beverage requirement arranged by the Bride & Groom. The grounds of the Walled Gardenare offered for a fee of €10,000 and require that all 62 Rooms are reserved in the Manor House on the Night of the Celebration.

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There are many outdoor areas for stunning photographic opportunities. There are stonewalled gardens, winding footpaths, magnificent gardens all on a backdrop of a stunning manor that is beside the River Maigue. This offers your guests opportunity for relaxing walks with amazing imagery and will provide beyond exquisite scenery for wedding photographs.
adare manor exterior

 

 

There are no specific wedding packages available to the bride and groom. The manor sees this is an opportunity for the happy couple to tailor their own wedding package. They have an extensive a la carte menu to choose from with wedding tastings before you decide on your final menu.
Adare Manor is very well located for any guests coming from out of town. Shannon airport is very close by with Bus Eireann serving Adare Town and Iarnrod Eireann train services serving Ennis and Limerick. There is substantial accommodation in the Manor and offers several other activities on site. There is a swimming pool and fitness centre, golf course, archery within the manor grounds, fishing on site in the River Maigue, bicycle hire & pre-made picnics from the Manor, falconry and hawk walks. There is also the Lavender Cottage Spa & Retreat Centre on the grounds. There are also several recreational facilities located in close proximity to the hotel with some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenic and historical spots such as The Cliffs of Moher on your doorstep. The hotel caters for every type of guest!
As one of Ireland’s top wedding destinations this is a place you could really have the wedding of your dreams. This five star location really has it all and the true beauty of the venue needs to be sampled by you in real life on your venue search for your wedding day to really appreciate its true magnificence and perfectness!
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Images taken from the Adare Manor official website and wedding brochure.

 

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