Weddings At Fota House & Gardens

A spectacular, exclusive and intimate heritage house set amid enchanting world-renowned gardens…

Fota House offers a range of idyllic spaces that are available for ceremonies, receptions, and photos in this timeless destination, for bespoke weddings fit for a range of guests.

The historic estate’s beauty is famous and you will be transported by the utterly breathtaking surrounds of the Fota Island home to generations of love stories.

We will be there every step of the way with key information and guidance to tailor make your wedding. Our Weddings Team are passionate about creating exquisite celebrations that will fulfill your vision of a memorable, personal and romantic ceremony or reception location.

Wedding Ceremonies and Wedding Receptions

We offer breathtaking locations for civil ceremonies and humanist ceremonies. A range of unique spaces are available for intimate weddings or for parties of up to 100 guests.

Fota House is a highly sought after venue for weddings with its history of over two centuries of love and celebrations. The refined, regal atmosphere of this Regency mansion will take your dreams from imagination to reality. From the glamour of the Drawing Room with its gilt grandeur and natural light to the stately sophistication of the Grand Hallway, your ceremony will be effortlessly glamourous and truly magical.

Fota Victorian Working Gardens offer an ethereal setting for weddings with a wow factor due to the lush surrounds of nature and picturesque heritage glasshouses. This heavenly space is extremely private and suits small to medium sized groups whether you are considering an elopement or an equally secluded gathering of loved ones.


Photo courtesy of Laura and Benny Photography, Fota House Drawing Room

Wedding Photographs

Your wedding photographs are probably one of the most important things to take from your wedding. They capture the moments of love, laughter and fun throughout the day that will last a lifetime.

Fota House and gardens offers a wealth of gorgeous backdrops, whether it’s inside our magnificently decorated rooms or our spectacular world-renowned Arboretum and Formal Gardens. With this wide choice of indoor and outdoor photograph options available for backdrops, your photographer will capture and produce photos that reflect the wonderful memories of your day.

Our supportive team will ensure you can relax and enjoy the tranquility of the house and grounds which adds to the magic of your wedding.

Irrespective of if you choose to have your ceremony elsewhere, we welcome wedding photographs in the reception rooms of the historic house or the gardens with wedding location packages that ensure an all-weather option for your big day.

Book A Private Visit To Fota House & Gardens For Your Wedding Planning 

In this resplendent historic setting, our experienced Fota wedding team will ensure your day is the very best in contemporary ceremonies with timeless details. They will work with you and recommend our many accredited suppliers to ensure your day runs smoothly. Meet with us to see the extraordinary spaces and grounds for yourself and experience the unforgettable atmosphere that makes this such a special place where you can bring your vision to life.

Contact us today to arrange a visit and discuss your vision for your nuptials. We offer a range of options tailored exclusively for your event, so please email our Wedding Co-ordinator Bryan Conlon via this easy message link here or telephone 021 242 0124.