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Carlingford Weddings

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Your Special day

The Perfect Venue for Weddings

And other Civil Ceremonies

Carlingford Heritage Centre offers a spectacular venue for a civil marriage ceremony.  Formerly a church with medieval and Victorian heritage, it has been restored as a magnificent assembly space ideal for weddings and arts events.

Weddings, and other civil ceremonies such as wedding vow renewals, commitment ceremonies, naming ceremonies and life celebrations, are popular here because the venue offers a unique and charming interior with warm décor and a welcoming atmosphere. Located on a hill overlooking the panoramic view of Carlingford Lough and the Mourne Mountains, Carlingford Heritage Centre also offers the perfect backdrop to make your wedding photographs special.

Click here to view the wonderful pics which so beautifully capture Paula and Nicolas’ big day.


Why choose Carlingford Heritage Centre

A Unique Venue

The magnificent colourful East Window and modern artefacts create a warm and colourful setting which can be designed to suit your personal style. Our lovely Yamaha grand piano adds to the occasion and can be used for your music. We also offer spotlighting and a sound system.

Available for rehearsal

If you require a rehearsal we will be delighted to facilitate you, just let us know in advance to ensure the centre is available. If you want to theme your wedding, the venue lends itself to medieval and Victorian themes yet it is also simple enough to suit a modern minimalist style.

Perfect for any event Size

Carlingford Heritage Centre is a wonderful atmospheric space which can be designed to suit any ceremony large or small from 6 to 150.
for a day you will remember

A Perfectly Quaint & Beautiful Historic Venue

Carlingford Heritage Centre is a restored church dating from the 13th century which is now a superb venue for civil weddings and arts events. It has a magnificent east window dating from 1870 which adds spectacular colour and warmth to the space. The medieval and Victorian features of the building together with the more modern artefacts added in the restoration create an atmospheric venue in which to stage your wedding.

The space is ideal for any ceremony grand or simple , large or small. It can seat up to 150 yet looks superb with 25. You can decorate the space to suit your style and stage it as you wish. It can take elaborate design or can look charming with simple fresh flowers. Our grand piano adds to the occasion and is available for your use. We also offer spotlighting and a sound system.

We welcome you to visit Carlingford Heritage Centre and meet with our venue host , Sheila Boyle, who will show you around and answer your questions. Sheila will assist you as required with the layout and seating plan for your ceremony.  You may visit as often as you wish and liaise with Sheila on the lead up to your special event. You may also reserve rehearsal time. On the day, Sheila and her team will ensure the venue is ready for additional decoration if required.

A charming medieval town, Carlingford offers a lot to make your wedding special-spectacular views, great reception venues, charming accommodation, fine restaurants, cafes , shops  and lots of activities to suit all interests..  Grand or simple, large or small, Carlingford has the reception venue to suit your occasion from large hotel to country house to intimate restaurant setting. And your guests can enjoy a wonderful short break in one of Ireland’s most scenic hidden gems, exploring historic sites, touring the area, and enjoying a wide range of adventure sports.

Our venue is competitively priced and includes rehearsal time, sound and spotlighting and the use of our wonderful Yamaha grand piano.


Contact us

For Further Information on Wedding Receptions in Carlingford,
 Please visit our nearest neighbours who will assist you! 

Important Information

If you are getting married by civil ceremony you should approach the Registrar of Civil Marriages for County Louth for information on how to proceed

Please find links below to the Citizens Advice Bureau which provides all the necessary information on Civil Ceremonies in Ireland and also the HSE (Health Service Executive) with Registrar information and contact details for County Louth.

Citizens Information Bureau     HSE – County Louth Registrar Office

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