Civil Ceremonies

Westport Woods Hotel is a fully registered to provide the most stunning setting for your civil ceremony in Westport.  We have a choice of private spaces available for your ceremony both indoor and outdoors.

The Lakeview room can cater for up to 200 guests for your civil ceremony, blessing or partnership. Here you can avail of natural daylight from the full length windows, along with floral arrangements for the room with traditional red carpet at the entrance to the room.

Outdoors, Westport Woods Hotel is the perfect backdrop for a magical ceremony.  With so many beautiful focal points including our gazebo, woodlands, lake and gardens, you will be spoilt for choice in choosing the perfect location for your outdoor ceremony.  

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
  • Once approval has been granted by the registrar for your date you can proceed with the arrangements for the ceremony

Civil Registration Service, St. Mary’s Headquarters, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

Opening Hours: Monday- Thursday 09:30 - 12:45 and 14:00 - 16:15

Friday: 09:30 - 12:45 (Afternoon Closed)

Contact: 094 9023249

A minimum of 3 months’ notice must be given to the registrar. Appointments can be made online.

For more information on getting married in Ireland.

The Humanist Association of Ireland

Contact a celebrant directly. There are no restrictions on the day of the week that you can have a Humanist ceremony.

As of July 14th 2014 the Civil Marriage Bill now states that civil ceremonies can take place Outside.

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