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Wedding Venue in Kildare

Celebrate your Wedding amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Kildare, all while conveniently located just thirty minutes away from the bustling heart of Dublin city centre.

Bride and Groom walking in Barberstown Castle


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Nestled in the heart of Kildare, Barberstown Castle is a magical haven that beckons couples to embark on a journey of timeless romance.


This historic castle has become synonymous with enchanting weddings, offering a splendid backdrop for couples seeking a fairytale setting for their special day.

From the moment you step into the castle grounds, you and your guests are transported into a world where every detail speaks of elegance and charm.


The lush surroundings and picturesque landscapes of Kildare set the stage for unforgettable ceremonies and stunning photo opportunities.

What makes Barberstown Castle stand out among other venues?

Barberstown Castle stands as an extraordinary wedding venue, seamlessly blending the allure of both indoor and outdoor spaces.

In every corner of Barberstown Castle, a sense of timeless romance permeates the air, making it a truly enchanting destination for couples to begin their journey into marital bliss.


From the first whispers of "I do" to the joyous echoes of celebration, a wedding at Barberstown Castle becomes a cherished memory that lingers in the hearts of all who have experienced the magic within its historic walls.

8 reasons to choose it :

  1. Both outdoor and indoor Civil Ceremonies

  2. Versatile spaces

  3. Picturesque Surroundings

  4. Historic charm

  5. 20 acres of beautiful gardens

  6. Dedicated Wedding Team

  7. Bespoke Weddings

  8. Convenient location, just 30 minutes from Dublin

Barberstown Castle offers a captivating and enchanting backdrop,
creating a truly magical setting for wedding ceremonies.

Opt for a Blessing beneath the canopy of the Willow Tree in the Wedding Garden, or a Civil Ceremony in the romantically lit conservatory, featuring a breathtaking medieval fireplace.

The devoted wedding team is committed to ensuring perfection in every detail as you exchange vows and say
"I do" in the setting that suits your desires.

Wedding Ceremony in the Conservatory at Barberstown Castle

You can choose an outdoor ceremony where you are enveloped by willow trees.

Barberstown Castle itself is awe-inspiring, surrounded by majestic willow trees that provide a stunning backdrop for photographs.

Wedding couple under willow tree at Barberstown Castle

Accommodation at Barberstown Castle

Barberstown Castle stands as a luxurious 4-star Country House and Historic Castle, nestled in Straffan, Co Kildare.


These opulent guest bedrooms seamlessly capture the heritage of the original buildings, marrying historical charm with the convenience of modern amenities for a guest's ultimate comfort.

With a lineage tracing back nearly 1000 years, Barberstown Castle holds the title deeds to these lands, and the beautifully appointed bedrooms bear the names of past owners, spanning from Nicholas Barby in 1300 to Eric Clapton in 1979.

Barberstown Castle Accommodation

Step into a bygone era as you explore our guest rooms, each uniquely named and adorned with antiques and original artwork.


No two bedrooms are alike, offering a distinctive blend of spaciousness and comfort that invites you to relish the individual charm of each accommodation.

Wedding Reception in an Exclusive Banqueting Hall Dining at Barberstown Castle

Banqueting hall dining at Barberstown Castle

Situated as a distinct structure separate from the main hotel, this venue ensures complete exclusivity for your wedding day.

Featuring a distinctive Arrivals Hall adorned with medieval tapestries, it provides an ideal space for a "Welcome Reception" before guests proceed through draped curtains into the banquet room.


The room is enchantingly illuminated with fairy lights, complemented by candelabras and traditional hops, creating a special ambiance rich in historical charm.

The diverse menu options include 3-course or 4-course dining, a delightful Canapés Reception, and choices for a Plated Buffet or personalized bespoke menus.

With a spacious capacity accommodating up to 220 guests, the Banquet Hall includes a dedicated coach gate access point from Clane road, ensuring a seamless entrance for larger group arrivals.

Barberstown Castle's wedding banqueting hall
Barberstown Castle

After the ceremony, your wedding reception will take place in the castle, the beautiful outdoor courtyard provides a charming setting.


Surrounded by the historic stone walls of Barberstown Castle, this space exudes a sense of timeless elegance.


It's an ideal spot for guests to mingle, enjoy the sunshine, and partake in the joyous atmosphere of the celebration.

The versatility of these external spaces allows couples to tailor their wedding reception to their preferences, whether it's an intimate gathering or a grand affair.

Wedding reception at Barberstown Castle
Wedding reception at Barberstown Castle

Barberstown Castle Wedding cost and Wedding Packages

The investment for hosting a wedding at Barberstown Castle is flexible, influenced by factors such as the guest count, menu preferences, and additional services.

The castle can accommodate both intimate weddings with as few as 60 guests and larger celebrations with up to 240 attendees.

Typically, the cost per person at this exceptional venue falls within the range of €100 to €150, ensuring a tailored and memorable celebration that aligns with your specific preferences and requirements.

Barberstown excels in crafting personalized wedding packages.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to design a unique and unforgettable day that truly mirrors the personalities of both you and your significant other.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information on wedding costs at Barberstown Castle, I recommend reaching out directly to the venue's wedding events or sales team.


They can provide you with detailed information on packages, pricing, and any additional services they offer for weddings.

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Barberstown Castle Wedding dining hall

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The Wedding Photos at Barberstown Castle

Outdoor Photos:

The castle's architecture and surrounding landscapes offer plenty of photo opportunities for capturing memorable moments.


Professional photographers who are familiar with the venue can maximize its scenic potential.

The expansive gardens and wooded grounds of Darver Castle offer a natural and romantic setting for couples' portraits.


Seasonal blooms, lush greenery, and charming pathways contribute to the overall allure.

Wedding couple walking at Barberstown Castle

Group Photos:

The courtyard, with its historic charm, provides a picturesque setting for group shots or capturing candid moments.

The stone walls and architectural details offer a timeless backdrop

Group wedding photo at Barberstown Castle
Wedding couple portrait at Barberstown Castle

Couple Portraits:

Make the most of the stunning grounds, impeccably kept gardens, and captivating woodlands to craft timeless and romantic Wedding Photos.


Select scenic locations with intention, aiming for places that evoke an intimate and magical atmosphere.


This approach ensures that each photograph becomes a visual narrative, telling the unique and enchanting love story of the couple.

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