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Civil Ceremonies & Partnership

Civil Ceremonies & Partnerships

We are delighted to host your intimate Civil Wedding Ceremony in Westport. From 50 - 300 guestswe have the perfect setting for your Wedding Day ceremony and reception. With a wealth of experience our wedding team will create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for you & your guests with elegance and style.The following are the steps which you need to take when opting for a civil ceremony.
  • Weddings in Westport is fully registered to provide the most stunning facilities for your Civil Ceremony or Civil Partnership in Westport. The use of the Lakeview Room for Civil Ceremonies, Partnerships and Blessings is complimentary with our wedding packages.
  • On the day of your wedding, you will walk down the aisle while overlooking our 13 acres of woodlands and Westport House to join your partner on this special day.Invite your closest family and friends to your wedding ceremony, and afterwards capture those memories on camera by the lakeside.
  • From Mayo to Dublin to across the Atlantic, we have had many happy couples make their vows to each other in our hotel. Your closest friends and family will gather around you, to witness your promises to each other, in a spectacular setting.

In order to hold a civil ceremony at the Westport Woods Hotel you are required to:

  • Contact the local Registrar regarding available dates and intended arrangements.
  • Contact the hotel to check availability in conjunction with the Registrar.
  • Once approval has been granted you can proceed with the arrangements for the ceremony.



Lakeview Room

Our Lakeview Room can cater for 60- 200 guests for an intimate civil ceremony or partnership. The room offers an abundance of natural daylight from our full length windows overlooking our beautiful landscaped woodland. We dress the room with floral arrangements and traditional red carpet at the entrance to the room, creating a warm and elegant ambience for your civil ceremony.

Outdoor Ceremonies

With our 13 acres of landscaped gardens we have the perfect outdoor location for your special day. As of July 14th 2014 the civil marriage bill now states that civil ceremonies can take place outside. Whether it's a marquee or something more intimate on our decking overlooking Westport House, we have exceptional grounds to suit all your needs.

Sylvan Suite

After your service guests will be invited downstairs to our Sylvan Suite for the reception. Entering this stunning suite through a private entrance which again offers beautiful natural light and patio doors which lead out to a private area with a stunning gazebo feature.