Welcome to Bellingham Castle

Luxury Castle

At Bellingham Castle, the welcome is warm, the facilities luxurious and the memories, eternal. Nestled in the medieval village of Castlebellingham in County Louth along Ireland’s Ancient East, Bellingham Castle is an elegant and spacious 17th Century authentic Irish Castle available for exclusive hire, to allow you become King or Queen of your very own castle for a truly memorable experience. The Castle opens for overnight stays on select dates throughout the year, but is predominantly an spectacular castle wedding venues in Ireland and conferences or events.

Set at the gateway to the Cooley mountains and on the banks of the glistening River Glyde, Bellingham Castle is the centrepiece of a 17-acre estate that includes a weir and man-made river island where you can create memories that last a lifetime. The opulent 17th Century Irish castle is bursting with rich history, splendour and old-world luxury.

We got married here in December 2019. What an unbelievable wedding venue. Such a beautiful castle in such stunning surroundings. The staff at Bellingham Castle are incredible. A special thanks to Jack, Ciara, John, Patrick & co. They went above and beyond to make our day perfect. So good at what they do!! The food was absolutely delicious. The best I've personally ever had at a wedding. We had an amazing wedding day at Bellingham Castle. Wish we could do it all over again and if we could we would pick Bellingham Castl...
Julie And Will, December 2019
We knew how stunning this venue was as we previously attended a wedding in 2016. The staff, service, food and venue itself speak volumes! From our first meeting with Ciara, we had nothing but professional correspondence during our short 12 months to the big day with emails being responded pretty much immediately. I can never repay the staff for their love and kindness on our big day, we felt we were the only couple who’ve ever been married in Bellingham and our guests were equally blow away. The best venue there is and will...
Aimêe & Stephen, December 2019
We had our wedding reception in Bellingham Castle in November 2019. It is the most beautiful Wedding venue in Ireland. It deserves far more than 5 stars! The service that we received was exceptional. From the minute we arrived at Bellingham Jack & Patrick were there to greet us & all of our 160+ guests, nothing was too much for them. All our guests commented on how attentive the staff at Bellingham castle were. Throughout the planning Jack was always just an email or phone call away, nothing was too much trouble and anyth...
Ciara & Cathal, December 2019

Meetings & Events


Bellingham Castle is ideally located midway between the cities of Belfast and Dublin, just an hour's drive from each.