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List of Derry and Donegal Wedding Venues

Updated: Apr 12

Derry and Donegal Wedding Venues
Just a few miles from An Grianan Hotel

List of Derry and Donegal Wedding Venues

Are you dreaming of a magical wedding surrounded by stunning scenery and steeped in Irish charm? Then look no further than County Derry and neighboring County Donegal! This captivating region offers a treasure trove of wedding venues, from luxurious hotels to charming country houses, ensuring a celebration that reflects your unique style.

Whether you envision an intimate gathering with close friends and family or a grand affair, Derry and Donegal have something for everyone. To help you navigate this exciting journey, we've compiled a comprehensive guide featuring some of the most sought-after wedding venues in the region.

Waterfoot Hotel Wedding Venue in Derry
Waterfoot Hotel Wedding Venue in Derry

Derry's Delectable Venues:

  • Beech Hill Country House Hotel: As Northern Ireland's finest country house wedding venue, Beech Hill Country House Hotel promises an unforgettable celebration steeped in history and charm.

  • City Hotel Derry: Standing proudly on the River Foyle, the City Hotel Derry offers a contemporary and stylish setting for your wedding. The hotel's impressive Corinthian Ballroom boasts stunning views and can accommodate larger celebrations

  • The Ebrington Hotel: Sat proudly overlooking the River Foyle, at the head of the iconic Peace Bridge, The Ebrington is situated unlike anywhere else. With glorious panoramic views of the entire city, you can be sure your wedding and photos will have the WOW factor in abundance. 

  • Derry Playhouse: The Playhouse is a perfect blank canvas for couples wanting to create a unique day for their guests, right in heart of Derry’s historic walled city.

  • Everglades Hotel: Nestled on the banks of the River Foyle, the Everglades Hotel promises an unforgettable wedding experience. Their dedicated team will ensure your special day runs smoothly, leaving you free to cherish every moment.

  • Roe Park Resort: As one of Northern Ireland's most coveted wedding venues, Roe Park Resort boasts exclusivity, hosting only one wedding per day. Here, you can create a truly personalised celebration in a magical setting.

  • The Waterfoot Hotel: One of the first Boutique Hotels in the City, the Waterfoot Hotel is tucked just at the edge of the historic Banks of the River Foyle and only a short drive or a lovely scenic walk to the City Centre.

  • White Horse Hotel: Modern luxury awaits at the White Horse Hotel. Their versatile event spaces cater to both intimate weddings and grand receptions, allowing you to tailor the venue to your guest list.

A forest ceremony at Beech Hill Country House Derry Wedding Venue
A forest ceremony at Beech Hill Country House Derry Wedding Venue

Donegal's Dreamy Destinations:

  • Redcastle Hotel (Donegal): Just outside of Derry, the Redcastle Hotel offers a breathtaking backdrop for your wedding. Imagine exchanging vows overlooking Lough Foyle or capturing romantic photos on the picturesque grounds. With their renowned hospitality and diverse wedding packages, Redcastle Hotel caters to all styles and budgets.

  • An Grianan Hotel: Elegance and class define the multi-award-winning An Grianan Hotel. This exquisite venue boasts a range of function rooms and caters to weddings of all sizes.

  • Rockhill House: Steeped in history and charm, Rockhill House offers a unique and exclusive wedding experience. This enchanting country house estate provides a private haven for your celebration.

  • Clanree Hotel: If you're looking for a venue with ample space and flexibility, look no further than the Clanree Hotel. They offer a variety of function rooms, catering services, and leisure facilities, ensuring a fun-filled celebration for you and your guests.

  • Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa: Renowned for its warm hospitality, Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa caters to weddings of all sizes. Whether you dream of a lavish celebration or a cozy gathering, their team will ensure a flawless execution.

  • Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa: From intimate ceremonies to grand receptions, the Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa offers a versatile space to bring your wedding vision to life. Additionally, their on-site spa provides the perfect opportunity for pre-wedding pampering.

  • Inishowen Gateway Hotel: Nestled along the scenic shores of Lough Swilly, the Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Buncrana provides a captivating backdrop for your wedding. Breathtaking mountain views and lush greenery create a picture-perfect setting for your special day.

  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny: Experience modern luxury at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Their dedicated wedding team will help craft a sophisticated and unforgettable celebration.

  • Jackson's Hotel: Overlooking the River Finn, Jackson's Hotel offers a charming and scenic setting for your wedding. This family-run hotel is renowned for its exceptional service and warm hospitality.

  • Mulroy Woods Hotel: Expect elegance and luxury at the 4-star Mulroy Woods Hotel. This stunning venue boasts breathtaking scenery, making it a photographer's paradise.

  • Villa Rose Hotel & Spa: Experience the warmth of a family-run hotel combined with the elegance of a 4-star establishment at Villa Rose. Their on-site spa offers the perfect way to unwind before the big day.

The pier beside Redcastle Hotel in Donegal
The pier beside Redcastle Hotel in Donegal

Beyond the Venue:

County Derry and Donegal offer a plethora of activities and attractions to keep your wedding guests entertained. Explore the historic city walls of Derry, embark on a scenic drive up to the surrounding hills, or relax on the pristine beaches of Inishowen.

Planning Your Dream Wedding:

When choosing your wedding venue, consider your guest list size, budget, and desired aesthetic. Do you dream of a grand ballroom celebration or a cozy fireplace setting? Once you have a vision in mind, use this guide as a starting point to shortlist your favorite venues.

I recommend contacting each venue for a personalised quote and a tour of their facilities. Don't forget to inquire about their wedding packages and any additional services they offer, such as catering, decoration, and entertainment.

Choosing a Derry Wedding Photographer

So you've nailed down your dream venue in Derry or Donegal - awesome! Now it's time to find someone to capture all those epic moments. That's where Treasure Box Photography comes in! I specialise in fun, natural wedding photography that tells the real story of your day. Let's ditch the awkward posing and focus on capturing the laughter, the happy tears, and all the in-between moments that make your wedding magic. Ready to chat? Head over to my website Treasure Box Photography: and let's get planning!

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