As Kerry's only castle hotel, the magnificent Ballyseede Castle offers an authentic castle wedding experience. Close to Tralee on the famous Ring of Kerry, it is only 15 minutes from Kerry Airport and not a million miles from anywhere...
Set on 30 acres of ancient woodlands and manicured gardens, Ballyseede Castle Hotel is beautifully placed in secluded grounds and is the perfect choice for a castle wedding.
When you pass through the gates of Ballyseede Castle you know you are entering a most special world steeped in history and splendour. From the moment you enter, experience a warm welcome and be greeted by our Irish Wolfhound Mr Higgins and his friends.
The luxurious Ballyseede Castle is a family-owned and operated hotel. Marnie and her husband Rory, along with their dedicated team, have awakened the hidden gem that is Ballyseede Castle making it Ireland's leading destination wedding venue and hotel since 2005.
With its welcoming atmosphere, beautiful grounds, award-winning food and luxurious accommodation - Ballyseede Castle provides an ideal location to celebrate with family and friends, and the freedom to create a wedding that you have always dreamed of.
Be distinctively different - enjoy a drinks reception in any of the beautifully decorated formal lounges, or the newly-built Orangery. Take family portraits in the gardens with the castle as a backdrop and allow your guests to enjoy every inch of this enchanting castle. Feast on an outstanding meal in the company of your friends and dance the night away…
Ballyseede Castle is also a recognised venue for the civil registration of marriage in Co. Kerry, subject to approval of each application. Celebrate your marriage in style in the historic Stone Room, surrounded by family and friends. As an approved venue, we take the worry and strain out of travelling and offer a complete celebration under one roof.
Invite your guests to stay in one of our luxuriously appointed 44 en-suite bedrooms, full of colour, charm and character.
The Corscadden Family own and run four Castle Hotels in Ireland. Our Sister Romantic Castle Hotels include:
Markree Castle in Collooney, Co. Sligo
Cabra Castle in Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Bellingham Castle in Castlebellingham, Co. Louth
All our Castle Hotels are styled and furnished in keeping with each castle’s character and era. With luxury bedrooms and suites, our fabulous castles are historic, romantic and offer some of the finest wedding venues in Ireland.
Please visit one of our castles and start planning your special day…
by Laura and Jackon Mon, 8th April, 2019
My husband and I held our wedding reception at Ballyseede Castle, Tralee recently and I just could not recommend this venue enough. From start to finish it was a wonderful experience. All of the staff were so friendly, helpful and organised. Planning a wedding, as exciting as it is, can also be a stressful time and the staff at Ballyseede ... Read More
by Kate & Conoron Thu, 3rd January, 2019
Mary, Ashton, Paul, Esther, Joe, Marnie, Rory and all the staff and team at Ballyseede Castle. Let’s not forget Mr. Higgins, Molly, Einstein and the real boss Bubbles! Myself and my husband would like to thank you all from the bottom of our hearts! We had the most AMAZING time at our wedding. Huge special thanks to Mary and Marnie ... Read More
by Rob & Annon Thu, 3rd January, 2019
From our first visit to Ballyseede we knew it was where we would have our wedding. We cannot speak highly enough of their staff. They were fantastic from start to finish. They ensured our parents, families and ourselves had a weekend to remember. The setting in Ballyseede added to our wedding day, the beautiful Christmas decor helped get everyone into ... Read More
by Jessieon Thu, 3rd January, 2019
We really would like to thank you all for everything and all your help over the last few months. You guys made the planning so easy. All our friends fell in love with Ballyseede, it’s a truly amazing venue and we couldn’t be happier with how the day went. Everything was so perfect there wasn’t one thing I would change ... Read More
by Margaret and Paulon Sun, 9th December, 2018
We had our wedding at the beautiful Ballyseede Castle on November 18, 2018. The day was simply magical. Everyone at Ballyseede was so kind and helpful and truly made our wedding day perfect. They made planning the wedding from abroad easy. The Ballyseede crew really knows how to put on a great wedding. Thank you all for giving us the ... Read More