Cloghan Castle – over 1400 years of history

A truly authentic, relaxing and uniquely charming venue where you will find yourself immersed in unrivalled castle comfort. The ultimate mix of homeliness & grandeur makes Cloghan Castle the most appealing destination for those seeking exclusivity & privacy.

Situated in Co. Galway, between Loughrea & Gort, Cloghan Castle is just under 1 hour from Shannon airport & 2 hours from Dublin airport. Follow the long sweeping driveway surrounded with breath-taking countryside views, to the beautifully restored castle with its ornamental stonework & imposing four storey tower.

Sitting within several acres of matured woodlands with striking panoramic views of the Slieve Aughty Mountains, this lovingly restored castle holds its historic past with a character that blends effortlessly with elegance and comfort.

On Your Special Day

Getting ready for the big day

Keys to your own castle for the day

On the morning of your wedding, you will be handed your very own keys to the castle! Whether you’re wedding reception is taking place in the castle or nearby, your very own journey of king & queen of your castle begins here……  

Before The Ceremony

Cloghan Castle is a stunningly romantic wedding venue which offers exclusivity & privacy for your big day, the perfect setting for your fairy-tale castle wedding .Whatever your style and taste, here you will experience a truly unique location where you can transform your wedding day dream into a reality.

Spend your wedding morning getting ready before the fireplace in our art filled drawing room and later take the magnificent staircase down to your beautifully decorated ceremony room or alternatively, capture the moment you arrive by style up the long sweeping driveway…….

Choose to exchange your vows in either the Castle’s magnificent grand hall or the stunningly majestic drawing room. Each can be decorated with personal touches and whatever you desire. You can also be spoiled for choice with an outdoor ceremony in our Mia Gardens, complete with a paved natural stone aisle, perfect for your outdoor nuptials.  

Ceremony’s Over, Now For The Reception

We will provide you & your guests with a prosecco reception after your ceremony. Enjoy a superb canape selection whilst you take in the majestic surroundings & have your photographer capture your day in perfect detail. Later, you and your guests can feast in the splendour of Cloghan Castle’s grand banquet hall.

Choose your wedding menu, from a wide range of exciting starters to find the perfect dish to begin the meal, to a smooth and refreshing soup course, followed by a succulent main course featuring locally sourced meats, fish and vegetables for your guests to choose from. Our caterers also offer a range of specially made vegetarian dishes, which are certain to excite your taste buds. Finish off with a dessert selection which is guaranteed to satisfy the sweetest of tooth’s and a perfect end dish to your meal.