Getting Married in Doolin

Getting Married in Doolin

As far as wedding destinations in Ireland go, Doolin has got it all. Romantic scenery, friendly and hospitable locals, and all the suppliers that you need to make your wedding day the best ever. If you are thinking of getting married in Ireland and you’re looking for that stand out destination- then Doolin is the place to go.

Nestled along the wild Atlantic coast of Ireland, Doolin is a picturesque village renowned for its rugged beauty, traditional Irish music, and captivating landscapes. It’s not only a haven for tourists seeking authentic Irish experiences but also an increasingly popular destination for couples looking to tie the knot amidst stunning natural scenery. Getting married in Doolin offers a unique blend of romance, culture, and adventure that creates memories to last a lifetime.

Here are our top reasons to get married in Doolin.

Ideal proposal destination


As well as being an ideal wedding destination, Doolin is also a great place to pop the question! Get down on one knee along the Doolin Cliff walk, surprise them during a music session at one of the local pubs, or use one of our amazing heritage sites as a back drop to make an incredible memory. Have a look at our beautiful heritage sites on the website here.

The photo opportunities

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Nowhere else in the world will you capture such amazing memories of your wedding day than in Doolin. Situated along the famous Wild Atlantic Way and based in the Burren and Cliffs of Moher  UNESCO Global Geopark, our landscape and scenery provide a stunning backdrop for your photos. Have a look at our member- Mrs Red Head photography for some inspiration.

The stunning venues

Whether you are thinking of eloping or planning a big celebration, our hotel venues are the perfect choice for your big day. Have a look at Hotel Doolin, Ballinalacken Castle, and Doolin Inn. All of these hotels offer amazing wedding packages and will make planning your big day in Doolin stress free- whether you are planning a wedding from Ireland or abroad.

Hotel Doolin is a great choice for your wedding in Ireland. They never hold a wedding the day before or the day after another wedding so that the Hotel is exclusively yours to enjoy with your friends and family for the days of your wedding. All your decor is included in your package, from the flowers, to your table plan, colours, centre pieces, chivari chairs and all those quirky bits and bobs in between. You have your very own wedding décor specialist Ríona from Rí Weddings & Events on hand to help you enhance your dream venue. Wine is included in your package and flows for the duration of your meal, they don’t count the bottles, just the happy faces. They offer all their couples a Pre Wedding Health & Vitality Consultation with Peachy Health so you are both feeling and looking your best on the big day. They grow their own herbs, salads and vegetables in their very own gardens & polytunnels. They even have their own beer, a tasty smooth Irish Red Ale called Dooliner Beer. There is a full vegetarian menu for wedding guests, with a choice of three starters & three main courses. All of their wedding couples get free weekend passes to any of Hotel Doolin’s festivals including the Doolin Folk Festival, Writers Weekend & Doolin Surfest. All of their main menu items including fish & meats are sourced in Co.Clare

They really love doing weddings….

The amazing food

Russell's Seafood Bar Doolin
Russell’s Seafood Bar Doolin

Doolin is a culinary hub and is home to some great local restaurants, cafés, and eateries. You and your guests are in for a gastronomic adventure when you visit our beautiful region for your wedding day. Have a look at all the local restaurants on our website here.

The best music in Ireland

Doolin is famous for being the home of traditional Irish music. What better way to experience your wedding day than with a traditional Irish Music session at your drinks reception or to dance the night away after dinner? Music sessions are found in all of the bars around the village 7 nights a week and you can have your own sessions as part of your wedding. Ask your wedding coordinator or get in touch with Tunes From Doolin who can organise traditional music for your event!

The accommodation choices

Luxury Accommodation in Doolin
Luxury Accommodation in Doolin

You don’t need to worry about accommodation for you and all of your guests for your wedding day or longer. Doolin is home to some of the friendliest Bed & Breakfasts in Ireland as well as self-catering accommodation, Hotel accommodation and glamping! You will find a full list here on our website.

The Elopement

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wedding photography Ireland MrsRedhead

If you are dreaming of eloping to Ireland for your wedding then Doolin is the perfect choice. There are many wonderful unique ceremony locations across Doolin to host your wedding venue with many over-looking the amazing Wild Atlantic Way. Doolin venues can provide indoor and outdoor spaces to celebrate your intimate wedding in the most amazing elopement destination.

The Celebrant

Fiona Whelton - Doolin Celebrant

We are very lucky to have our very own celebrant here to make sure your ceremony is the most perfect it can be. Fiona Whelton is Doolin Celebrant and performs Civil and Non-Religious Wedding Ceremonies, Vow Renewal Ceremonies and more. You can find out more about Fiona on our website here.

The overall experience

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mrsredhead photography Doolin wedding Ailbhe Garright


Doolin really does have it all when it comes to making your wedding dreams come true. As well as attending your wedding, your guests can also take the opportunity to explore our beautiful region, visit our local places of interest like The Burren and The Aran Islands, experience authentic Irish culture and even take home a little bit of Doolin with them with a keepsake from our local retailers and crafters.

So, if you’re seeking a wedding experience that is as unforgettable as it is enchanting, look no further than Doolin. Here, amidst the rugged beauty of the Irish countryside, your love story will unfold in a setting that is as breathtaking as it is timeless. We look forward to welcoming you to Doolin and to help you celebrate the most importance day of your life.

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