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Are you looking for something completely different?  Are you trying to get away from mainstream weddings?  Then look no further, when you choose to have your wedding at Borris House we open up our home to you and your guests and make it exclusively yours for your special day.  Borris House is not a hotel, it is unique, private and completely flexible and we will ensure that your wedding day is individual,  special and stands out from the crowd.

Borris House, the ancestral home of the McMorrough Kavanaghs, High Kings of Leinster, is one of the few Irish estates that can trace its history back to the royal families of ancient Ireland.  Considered to be one of the finest houses in Ireland, Borris House has great charm: with family portraits, antique furniture, crackling log fires and warm hospitality.  Set in over 650 acres of walled parkland, the house makes the most of its outstanding views and combined with the garden provides endless opportunities for wedding photos. 

There are a number of wedding options available, including:

The Dining Room - Ideal for intimate weddings up to 70 guests

The West Wing- Suitable for larger weddings up to 195.

The Gardens- Weddings over 200 can be held in a marquee of your choice.

The Chapel of St Moling- Available for blessings and Anglican ceremonies

When you choose to have your wedding at Borris House, you can avail of:

  • Exclusive rental of house and gardens.
  • No corkage fees!
  • Complete privacy and security within the walled estate.
  • Private chapel in the North Garden beside the house.
  • Gourmet food served with warm hospitality.
  • Beautiful gardens and stunning scenery for photographs.
  • Dancing until dawn.
  • Golf, Horse Trekking, Canoeing, Walking, Clay Pigeon Shooting.
  • 5 en-suite bedrooms available in the house in 2010.
  • 1 self-catering cottage sleeping five.
  • 20-bedroom hotel in Borris Village.
  • Many hotels, B&Bs, holiday cottages within a 20 minute drive.

Located in Borris, Co Carlow, we are easily accessible throughout Ireland and abroad. Your guests can reach us by air, train or plane, as we are just 75 minutes from Dublin and two hours from Cork by car. Waterford airport has direct flights from the UK and is only 1 hour from Borris Demense.

Una & Wil's wedding, 2009

"A huge thank you for the wonderful wedding day we had at Borris House. So many people have said how they were blown away by the place and the beautiful views and how it was the best wedding they had ever been to. We were extremely lucky not only to be able to have the use of your lovely house but also to have your help and extreme patience in planning the day. Needless to say we had an absolutely fantastic day and night - truly unforgettable. Feel free to pass on our details to any other couples - we would be happy to sing the praises of Borris House as a venue."

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Contact Details

Contact name: Sara & Morgan Kavanagh
Phone: + 353 (0)59 9771884
Fax: + 353 (0)59 9771884


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