Local Charms: The Wedding Venues

Top Wedding Tip – Plan for the Seasons: This is crucial when it comes to wedding planning. 

Consider the time of year for your wedding. Some venues really shine in specific seasons, so think about how the venue’s look and feel align with your wedding date and desired photography style


My passion for photography lies not only in capturing moments but also in sculpting timeless memories for couples on their special day. I love telling the story of each and every couple that I’m honoured to work with.  I’ve been fortunate to collaborate with some of the most enchanting wedding venues in our region, each offering its own unique charm.

I am beyond excited to share with you all the some really amazing wedding venues! Seriously, it was tough to pick just a few, but here are my current top picks in no particular order. Trust me, they are all amazing!

Silver Tassie Hotel, Letterkenny



As a local wedding photographer, I have had the opportunity to capture many special moments in the stunning countryside and beautiful beaches of the North West. From the rolling hills of Donegal to the rugged coast of Sligo, there are endless possibilities for breathtaking wedding photos.

 I love to capture the love and joy of a couple on their special day, and the people and scenery of the North West create the perfect setting for this.

So if you are looking for a gorgeous venue with stunning surroundings for your wedding day, look no further than the Silver Tassie. The hotel is on the Ramelton Road, only 7-10 minutes drive from Letterkenny town, located along the stunning Wild Atlantic Way. This area in the North West of Ireland offers amazing scenery, which provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding day photos.

 If you want truly magical photos to remember your special day, trust a local wedding photographer who knows all the hidden gems of the North West. 

An Grianan Hotel, Co Donegal



Situated atop hills of County Donegal, An Grianan Hotel is a renowned for is warm, Irish charm. It offers a blend of rustic beauty and modern elegance. It’s circular function suite is so unique and takes inspiration from the fantastic Ring Fort, (which is also just behind the hotel), a stunning feature that makes for absolutely unique wedding day. They also have their own beautiful garden that is gorgeous no matter the time of year. With its pathways and gravel stone you can be sure you can explore the gardens on your wedding day , even if the weather gets a little wet!

The stunning scenery surrounding An Grianan Hotel is perfect for capturing those special moments on your wedding day. Just a short 10 minute car ride away is Lisfannon Beach, which provides a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos. The golden sands and sparkling waters will make for a truly unforgettable experience.

If you’re looking for something really unique to the area, the nearby Ring Fort is a super cool location for wedding photos. The enchanting ruins and rolling hill of Donegal make for a picturesque backdrop. Plus, it’s conveniently located just behind the hotel, so you can make the most of your special day.
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Manor House Hotel, Enniskillen

Manor House Hotel:  I couldn’t ask for a more stunning location to capture every moment of your special day.

I highly recommend adding The Manor House Country Hotel to your list of potential wedding venues. Trust me, you won’t regret it!


The picturesque setting provides a stunning backdrop for any wedding photos! If you where hoping to get some of those dreamy sunset wedding photos by the lakeside, Manor House Hotel could be the hotel for you

Kee's Hotel, Stranorlar


If you’re on the hunt for the perfect wedding venue, let me introduce you to Kees Hotel Stranorlar – it’s an absolute gem! 

Not only is the food here absolutely divine ( if you have ever ate in their fabulous restaurant you know already what I am talking about!), but the service is top-notch too.

And get this – it’s just a stone’s throw away from Drumboe Woods, making it the ultimate spot for those dreamy wedding photos. So why not say “I do” to Kees Hotel Stranorlar? It’s where delicious food, impeccable service, and easy access to stunning photo ops all come nicely together to make your big day truly unforgettable!

Redcastle Hotel, Co Donegal


I’ve had the pleasure of capturing love stories at here in our beautiful wee country. Let’s talk about one of my personal favourites – Redcastle Hotel.

Nestled by the serene waters of Lough Foyle, this place is a dream for any photography enthusiast. As a wedding photographer, the stunning ocean view at Redcastle never fails to inspire me. The perfect lighting and peaceful ambiance make for some jaw-dropping shots!

If you’re like me, who can’t choose between beach or garden shots, then fret not, my friend. Redcastle Hotel has got you covered! With its well-manicured gardens and a hidden beach close by, you can have the best of both worlds. Can you imagine how gorgeous your wedding album would look with a mix of delicate blossoms and sparkling sea?


So if you’re looking to add a touch of nature’s grandeur to your special day, Redcastle Hotel is the place to be,  you’ll be mesmerised by the beauty this venue has to offer. As a local wedding photographer, I couldn’t recommend it enough. I Can’t wait to capture your love story here. 

Lusty Beg Island, Boa Island


Surrounded by stunning views of the countryside and lapping waters of the lake, it’s the perfect place for couples to say “I do.”

The rustic cabins and cozy lodges provide a unique and charming atmosphere for wedding celebrations. It’s like having your own private retreat, with the added bonus of stunning photo opportunities at every turn. From the lush greenery to the tranquil lake, this venue truly captures the essence of a romantic countryside wedding.

As a wedding photographer, I am constantly on the lookout for the perfect locations to capture the love and happiness of my clients. And this island never disappoints. With its beautiful lake as the centerpiece, I am able to capture stunning shots of couples strolling hand in hand, gazing into each other’s eyes, and sharing sweet kisses against the backdrop of nature’s beauty.

But it’s not just the exterior that makes this venue special. The rustic decor and cozy interiors of the cabins and lodges provide the perfect setting for capturing intimate moments between the newlyweds. From the first look to the first dance, every moment is perfectly framed in this idyllic location.

And let’s not forget about the convenience for your guests. With accommodations on-site, there’s no need to worry about transportation or finding nearby hotels. Your loved ones can relax and enjoy the celebration, while also taking in the stunning views and refreshing air of the Lakelands.

In my years of experience, I have seen all types of wedding venues, but this island truly stands out as something special. It’s truly a unique venue that will make your special day even more unforgettable. I am proud to showcase this beautiful location on my website and can’t wait to capture even more love stories against the backdrop of Fermanagh’s Lakelands.

Harvey's Point, Lough Eske


Nestled on the shores of Lough Eske, this five-star hotel is like something out of a fairytale.With the majestic Blue Stack mountains and serene Lough Eske it’s a magical place for both intimate ceremonies to grand celebrations!

If you’re looking for a mixture of beautiful lakeside photos & stunning gardens then Harvey’s Point might be exactly what you’re looking for as its situated on the lakeside, plus they have their own stunning gardens surrounding the hotel as well!

It’s only a 12 minute car ride from Biddys O Barnes, an iconic stop for many Brides & Grooms and of course renowned for having “Donegal’s Best Pint of Guinness!”

Corick House Hotel, Clogher


well let me tell you… this hotel, it never fails to amaze me with its stunning surroundings!

The moment I step foot onto the grounds of Corick House Hotel, I am greeted by the most beautiful garden. With its tall trees, charming fountain, lush greenery, and intricate pathways, it is no wonder that this garden is a favourite spot for photos all year round.

In the spring, the garden is a burst of colors with blooming flowers and vibrant trees, even in the cooler autumn months, the garden remains a picture-perfect location with its rich and warm tones. 

No matter the season, the garden at Corick House Hotel never disappoints. Its ever-changing beauty provides the perfect setting for every wedding, allowing me to capture the love and joy of each couple in the most stunning way.The beauty of this venue does not stop at the garden. Its absolutely stunning inside this hotel too with it’s authentic 17th Century decor.

Jackson's Hotel, Ballybofey



As a wedding photographer who has worked with countless couples in this area, I highly recommend Jacksons’ Hotel. Not only is it a beautiful family-run establishment, but the team is experienced and truly cares about their clients.

One of the highlights of this venue is its proximity to the stunning Drumboe Woods. It’s the perfect location for capturing dreamy outdoor photos on your special day. And don’t worry, even if the weather isn’t cooperating, I have still managed to capture some amazing shots in the woods!


Villa Rose Hotel, Ballybofey



Are you looking for the perfect venue to say “I do” in County Donegal? Well, you’re in luck because I’ve got the inside scoop on one of the best wedding venues in town! And let me tell you, the Villa Rose Hotel is definitely a fan favourite.

Nestled in the charming town of Ballybofey, this family-run hotel has been a go-to spot for weddings for as long as I can remember. With its luxurious rooms, stunning decor, and friendly staff, it’s no wonder why couples keep coming back year after year.

One of the highlights of the Villa Rose Hotel is their picturesque thatched cottage located just a stone’s throw away from the main hotel. This dreamy little spot is perfect for for capturing some truly magical wedding photos.


Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny

Glenpark Estate, Omagh


Wedding planning can often be overwhelming, especially when it comes to finding the perfect venue. But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Say “I do” to the 4 Star Clanree Hotel, one of my favourites wedding venues in Donegal.

Here you will find elegance, delicious food, and top-notch service to give you the ultimate wedding experience. They’re also an approved location for Civil Wedding ceremonies, making it easy for you to have your dream ceremony and reception all in one place.

This hotel provides the most stunning backdrops for your wedding photos. From the “Gone with the Wind” style staircase to their original stone arch bridge and Victorian-style Gazebo, there are endless opportunities for great memories!



Nestled in the heart of nature, Glenpark Estate is without a doubt the one of the most charming wedding venues I’ve had the pleasure of shooting at. And let me tell you, as a wedding photographer, I’ve been to A LOT of venues. But there’s just something special about this place.

First off, the scenery is straight out of a fairy tale. The winding pathways, the scenic lake, the lush greenery – it’s like being in a magical wonderland. And if you’re lucky enough to have good weather, the outdoor ceremonies here are simply breathtaking.

But the real star of the show is the historical buildings scattered throughout the estate. It’s like stepping back in time to a more romantic era. And as a photographer, I absolutely love incorporating these charming backgrounds into my photos.


And let’s not forget about the team at Glenpark Estate. They are such a warm and welcoming group of people, making sure every couple’s special day is perfect. From the planning process to the big day itself, they go above and beyond to make sure everything runs smoothly.

So if you’re on the hunt for a unique and romantic wedding venue that has everything you could possibly need for photographs, look no further than Glenpark Estate.

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