As the property begins to unveil its newly exquisitely renovated rooms and public spaces, it is also introducing new wedding and honeymoon packages. Couples tying the knot or celebrating their honeymoon will be some of the first to experience the properties' completely renovated Victorian and East Wings which house the grandest suites, the elegant George V dining room and Connaught Room. Wedding guests can also enjoy a grand Irish country experience at Cullen's at the Cottage, only a few minutes' stroll away and the perfect backdrop for a pre wedding rehearsal dinner with guests.
For a large wedding of up to 160 guests, the Castle Wedding Package offers exclusive use of the estate and showcases the elegant George V dining room, located in the heart of the castle and outfitted with 11 Waterford Crystal chandeliers.
The package includes a consultation with Ashford Castle's resident wedding coordinator to help the bride and groom plan their idyllic wedding.
The Castle Wedding package includes:
• Complimentary stay for bride and groom
• Complimentary wedding menu tasting for the bride and groom
• Champagne for bride and groom, on arrival
• Red carpet at the entrance of the castle
• Five-course dinner from a choice of menus
• A selection of canapés
• Three glasses of house wine per person
• Floral arrangement and candle on all dining tables
• Complimentary use of the cake stand and sword for cutting the cake
• Table plan and place cards
• PA system
• 15% service charge
Pricing for the Castle Wedding, with a minimum of 75 bedrooms/160 guests per night, starts at €53,554 (approx. US$72,333).
The Castle Honeymoon package includes:
• Two nights' accommodation with full Irish breakfast for two in Deluxe room
• Bottle of Champagne in-room, on arrival
• Five course meal at George V Dining Room for two on evening of choice
• Rose petal turndown service
• "Cupid in Mind" archery lesson for two
• Movie night with Valrhona handmade chocolates and your choice of favorite night cap
• "Sleep-in" room service breakfast for two and mid-afternoon check out
Pricing for the Castle Honeymoon starts at €1,400 (approx. US$1,891).
For more information on the new wedding packages at Ashford Castle, please visit: www.ashfordcastle.com