Belfast Castle Weddings

Belfast Castle Weddings

Belfast Castle Weddings

Are you looking for creative wedding ideas? We may have an answer. Belfast Castle has been a familiar landmark, towering over Belfast city for over 120 years. A popular tourist destination, many couples also choose this famous location as a unique wedding venue.

Peter from Peter Thomas Photography explores this venue and asks why it has become so popular.

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The Castle is owned by Belfast City Council and is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies. You can choose to have a registrar or church person perform the service. The castle is extremely flexible – with a choice of three rooms depending on the size of the wedding. You can choose to have just the wedding ceremony at the castle – or the entire reception including food and party. The castle has gained a good reputation for the quality of food it serves.

But what makes this location really unique is mostly visual. The castle is a great place for wedding photographs – with well maintained gardens which include a fountain and panoramic views of Belfast Lough.

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The castle makes your wedding photographer’s job quite easy – with a variety of interesting steps, seats, doors and other features providing a good range of possibilities.

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Anyone who lives in Northern Ireland will know that it never rains (!), but if it happens to be poor weather, the castle offers a range of indoor options. The rooms upstairs are often free, and provide a range of fireplaces, windows and other ornate features.

So why has Belfast Castle become so popular? There are numerous reasons – but there are few venues which offer such a rich history, great gardens, good food and a memorable day for all.

To inquire about holding a wedding at Belfast Castle visit their website at www.belfastcastle.co.uk or telephone +44 (0)28 9077 6925.

About the author: Peter has long experience in wedding photography Northern Ireland. You can view his work at www.peterthomasphotography.com. All images copyright Peter Thomas Photography.

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