“Having Ballinacurra as a fully private and exclusive venue was valuable beyond expectations as we had no issues over side meetings, confidential discussions and security. Its a beautiful setting and house and a shining light in the industry.”

Matt Jevon, Amscan Holdings Inc., Cork

Kinsale & Weddings – a Marriage Made in Heaven!

Logo-savethedate400Kinsale is fast becoming one of the most popular place for weddings in Ireland.  Tapping into that popularity, the 5 main venues in Kinsale are working collectively to launch ‘Kinsale –  The Wedding Capital of Ireland’ initiative on Sunday 17th July 2016.

To celebrate, the new website www.kinsaleweddings.ie has gone live with lots of information to suit all tastes, dates and budgets.

The 5 main venues includes our own exclusive estate as well as the MacDonald Kinsale Hotel & SpaThe Blue HavenThe Trident and Actons.

Click here for details of our Open House & Gourmet Food Experience.

Kinsale has long been one of the most famous and fashionable towns in Ireland, renowned for its stunning harbour, famous forts and architectural gems, nestled between hills and shoreline, a maze of narrow streets reflecting its historic backstory.

LKID_Logo_Square_400As well as this stunning photogenic backdrop there are 65 bars and numerous gourmet restaurants, art galleries, coffee shops galore,  and a mild climate that plays host to world class facilities and amenities including the spectacular Old Head Golf Course with beautiful walks, sailing, fishing and lots more.

Kinsale can also rightly claim to be the Wedding Capital of Ireland, with  fabulous venues from boutique hotels to private exclusive use estates and every possible supplier from milliners,  wedding dress shops, cake makers, wedding stationery designers, candle makers, vintage jewellery stores, award winning photographers etc etc – everything for the prospective couples to make their nuptials unique, fun and stress free.

Kinsale as we know is one of the most special places in Ireland and the place to make your wedding vows , because its steeped in History, Fun and Food ,” said Tomas O’Brien, Chairman  of Kinsale Chamber of Tourism and Business.

The positioning of the town as the Wedding Capital and all that it has to offer, is a great initiative along with the start of the Wild Atlantic Way, a busy year round time table of events, a booming restaurant business  and the fact that our heritage town has something unique to offer everyone.

With this unique marketing platform the world famous West Cork town -  rated one of Ireland’s top destinations – is expected to drive further growth in this fast growing sector of  Irish business.

And as well as the amazing location  and traditional hospitality – it could not be more accessible with the state of the art Cork Airport 25 minutes away, well serviced by bus and train routes and coach companies for tailored itineraries.

Location – where else can offer this quality and diversity and added attractions in Ireland for weddings ?

  • Location – Irelands top tourist town known as the Gourmet Capital
  • Close to an international airport
  • Fab accommodation with beautiful guest houses, B&B’s
  • 65 bars and restaurants – many world class and with the cool factor
  • Every possible supplier from hat makers, florists, wedding dresses, cake makers etc etc
  • 4 wedding hotels and an exclusive us private venue of Ballinacurra House
  • World class amenities to keep your guests entertained – Old Head Golf Course, fishing, sailing, tours etc etc
  • Start of the Wild Atlantic Way
  • And more and more couples are looking for something different – both Irish and Internationally

You could even kick off the ultimate honeymoon  road trip as it’s the designated starting point for the Wild Atlantic Way !

“A cool bohemian destination for a  wedding  that is anything but generic!” – Kinsale – The Wedding Capital of Ireland. Visit  www.kinsaleweddings.ie for more information.