Best West Cork wedding venues

Everything you need to know about choosing the best West Cork wedding venues

A wedding photographer’s guide of the best wedding venues in West Cork on The Wild Atlantic Way.

With such a huge selection of excellent, award-winning, intimate and exclusive hotels in West Cork and many of them on right on the Wild Atlantic Way, it can be hard to settle on a decision.

I’ve shot at all of these venues during my career as a wedding photographer. I’ve had the inside peek into the romance and services these wedding venues offer to brides and grooms for micro weddings, elopements and huge groups of hundreds of guests. So let’s break this down for you.

But first…

Why get married in West Cork?

Without doubt, West Cork is a fantastic region to have your wedding. It offers a relaxed, rural idyll and is something of a food mecca, so you’ll find plenty of artisanal locally-sourced foods available. Then, there’s the rugged Wild Atlantic Way coastline, incredible beaches and cliffs which offer spectacular sunset “golden hour” wedding photographs of you and your loved one silhouetted against the sky.

Check out the galleries below to help you choose your West Cork wedding venue!

“It’s for our son’s wedding. We love your work and are always recommending you to couples”


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