Up to 100
Exclusive Use
8 Bedrooms
from £3500
Wedding license

Genuine 17th Century Irish castle in beautiful landscaped gardens. We offer venue hire for the fairy tale wedding of your dreams.

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Discount: 10%

Venue features

Venue Type
Seated Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
Usual Finish Time
12:02 AM
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Food and Drink
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted


Venue Hire Only
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Accreditations / Associations (1)

IHHA (Irish Historic Houses Association)

Detailed Description

Huntington Castle, the ancient seat of the Esmonde family is one of Irelands hidden gems. Set in picturesque countryside at the foot of the black stairs mountains, this family home is the perfect venue for a unique and intimate wedding. First and foremost we are still a family home and nothing like a hotel – so we treat each wedding or event differently and would work with you to plan your perfect wedding. There is no ‘set programme’ and this gives you the freedom to create a really unique, boutique feel wedding no one will ever forget! When you book Huntington Castle the venue hire price includes: An amazing venue - in a genuine 17th century Irish castle. Use of the Castle gardens and grounds, including formal lawns, rose garden, ruined Abbey, woodlands and lake ideal for your guests to enjoy and perfect for magical wedding photos. Use of our Courtyard Barn theatre – 17th Century barn style building that seats approx. 100 people. Free car parking inc coaches and minibuses. x3 double rooms in the main castle itself with full Irish breakfast the following day. Dedicated wedding co-ordinator with on site meetings and free planning advice. Public liability insurance Provision for cash bar in tea room under license from local publican. No corkage charge on your own wine. Easels and blackboard for menu and seating plans. X10 trestle tables Huntington Castle has a license to conduct civil ceremonies in either the Tapestry room or the Theatre – and couples who would like a blessing can use the beautiful ruined abbey or our stunning 500 year old yew walk. Also please note that all catering is carried out by outside caterers and prices range from around €40 pp upwards depending on options etc. I hope this is helpful and if you have any further questions or want to arrange a viewing please visit our website or get in touch
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance


Getting here

  • Address:
  • Clonegal, Carlow, Ireland
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Carlow
  • Nearest Town:
  • Carlow
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Dublin
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • J5 M9