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.

WOW, WOW, WOW. Beyond incredible service! They deserve 5 stars! I had been planning our wedding from the US for a few months. After looking at endless amounts of castles, I had a short email exchange with Bellingham Castle staff and knew I had FINALLY found the right place and boy was I right. The staff and property are everything you could want and more. We were close to 50 people traveling all the way to Ireland so I wanted us to stay longer on the property. We stayed 4 nights in the castle with one of them being our wedd...
Liliana & Azeddin, January 2023
Firstly a massive thank you to everyone at Bellingham castle. Donagh & I can't thank you enough for helping make our day so special. We loved it & so did our guests! Service, food & venue is just a cut above the rest.
Carla & Donagh, December 2022
I just wanted to get in touch to say that I was at a wedding at Bellingham Castle recently, and it was, honestly, the most mind-blowingly amazing experience from start to finish being a guest at the hotel. Please know that you & your staff are doing an absolutely incredible job. Everyone was so friendly and so helpful. The service at the meals was second to none. The servers were never far away and were courteous and attentive. You have something really special at Bellingham Castle and I have told all my friends and...
David (Wedding Guest) - December 2022

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