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Destination Weddings at the Luxury 5 Star Castlemartyr Resort

Nestled amid 220 acres of East Cork’s woodlands, the luxury 5-Star Castlemartyr Resort is a destination richly steeped in Irish history and tradition, and is the perfect venue for your Destination Wedding. As well as rivers and greens, Castlemartyr Resort consists of a grand 17th century country manor house that sits adjacent to the ruins of an 800 year old castle.

Our award-winning events team have worked with couples from all around the world, and have years of experience in remote wedding planning, working with local vendors and helping couples to put their minds at ease and ensure that your dream destination wedding is exactly how you imagined it. But don't just take our word for it:


'Our wedding day could not have been more perfect. We planned our day from the US and could not have done it without our wonderful wedding coordinator and the Castlemartyr team. They helped connect us to all of the absolutely wonderful Vendors we used on our big day as well. The day of, I did not worry about a thing!' - Caroline

'There are not enough words in the English vocabulary to positively describe our wedding experience at Castlemartyr. Me and Naomi live in Malta and… We only travelled 3 times to Ireland prior to the wedding so email and phone calls was all we could have to communicate… Each time the replies were detailed, accurate and reassuring.' - Darren & Naomi

'My husband and I are based in Australia. From the moment I enquired with Castlemartyr they went above and beyond to ensure everything was attended to promptly despite the time difference and being so far away.' - Anna


A Selection of Real Weddings at Castlemartyr Resort

With a storied history that includes Strongbow, Water Raleigh, the Knight’s Templar and more, the Castlemartyr Resort was officially opened for guests in 2008. While ensuring the grounds and buildings have been tastefully updated, they have been magnificently restored and elegantly enhanced to offer the perfect backdrop for your wedding day.

The Resort contains 103 guest rooms and suites, along with 47 luxury self-catering lodges, perfect for traveling family and friends. While Castlemartyr Resort itself is just 25 minutes from Cork airport, and 2.5 hours from Dublin airport.

Our award-winning wedding team are delighted to welcome couples from throughout Ireland and around the world, with a personal touch to ensure your dream day goes exactly as planned.

Castlemartyr Resort are delighted to be approved by the HSE to host civil wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships at Castlemartyr Resort. We have several different rooms available for all types of ceremonies, from our classic Manor House rooms and venue, to cermonies against the backdrop of our 13th century castle. We welcome couples of all faiths and backgrounds, and pride ourselves on providing a 5 Star level of service.

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View our selection of 'Real Wedding' couples here