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Find a gay friendly venue

to help you create your

perfect wedding.

Northern Ireland


The Merchant Hotel


Situated in the heart of Belfast city’s historic Cathedral Quarter, the exceptional luxury of The Merchant Hotel is a beautiful blend of Victorian grandeur and Art Deco elegance. Adorned with the finest furniture and impeccable finishes, The Merchant delivers opulence at every turn.



The Merchant Hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships. Why not remove the challenges and complexities of co-ordinating different venues and plan your entire day under one roof? Get ready in one of our opulent rooms or suites before having your ceremony in one of our luxuriously appointed event spaces. Our Rita Duffy room is the perfect venue for up to 150 guests while our Roof Garden is ideal for smaller more intimate weddings.

The Carriage Rooms at Montalto


If you are looking for elegance and sophistication in a unique and luxurious environment, then The Carriage Rooms at Montalto is the perfect place for you.


The Carriage Rooms at Montalto is an exclusive private wedding venue set in the stunning surroundings of the County Down countryside.  This unique charming venue provides a stunning backdrop for a truly memorable day. Holding up to 180 people, the venue is licensed for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. Indoor ceremonies take place in The Sawmill with distinctive stone walls and illuminated arches and outdoor ceremonies take place in the romantic surroundings of The Walled Garden.


The 400 acre Montalto estate offers endless possibilities for photography, and because of this, everything you want can take place in one magical location.

Hillmount House


If you’re searching for a stylish unique venue that is exclusively yours, a place to create a beautiful bespoke wedding, something a little bit special for you and your guests, then Hillmount House is the place you’re looking for – home to beautiful events.


You and your bridal party can celebrate the eve of your wedding day with a glass of bubbles in our Georgian country house and wake up relaxed and refreshed for the big day ahead.No carriages are required at the end of the day for you and yours, just slip upstairs to bed.


A full bar is available in our newly renovated stable block and we have a list of recommended caterers for you to choose from should you require.

The Malone Hotel


The ideal venue for weddings in Belfast City. With only one wedding a day at the Malone Hotel Belfast, we work closely with you as your big day approaches and we promise you our undivided attention from the planning stages to your big day. We pride ourselves on providing first class service that focuses on creating an exceptional experience for every guest at your wedding party.


Our teams care and attention to every detail reflect the Belfast Wedding Venue Of The Year award winning standards of a hotel that has had family at its core for 25 years. We offer you a range of wedding packages that can be tailored to your wishes, each unique and different in style and all with their own unique touches.

Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel


With the breath taking backdrop of Lough Erne, a truly stunning wedding venue and an expert wedding planning team, the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel is without doubt the top Fermanagh wedding venue. 

Beautiful gardens and terraces with spectacular views of Lough Erne make the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel perfect for both wedding photos and champagne receptions which lend themselves to the air of romance, while the lavish Lisgoole Suite sets the stage for a truly elegant and stylish wedding at the best Northern Ireland wedding venue around.

No matter how grand or intimate wedding you wish your special day to be, the Killyhevlin’s highly professional standards of service will ensure your wedding reception will be inspirational.

Belle Isle


Situated on the northern tip of Upper Lough Erne, Belle Isle is a 470-acre estate spread over eight picturesque islands. Inhabited since the 12th century, the estate today offers a wide range of attractive self-catering accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.


Couples typically exchange their vows in Belle Isle Castle’s magnificent grand hall, before a fireplace in the art-filled drawing room. The grand hall can be decorated with flowers and other personal touches. You can also hold the ceremony outside surrounded by blossoms in the verdant sunken garden.


From the views across Lough Erne, the landscaped gardens with Belle Isle Castle in the background and the grand staircases complimented by period features inside the castle, you are sure to get the perfect pictures whatever the weather.

Glenavon House Hotel


When it comes to planning your Wedding the Glenavon House Hotel can offer the complete package. As a Northern Ireland (NI) leading wedding venue our aim is that you have the happiest of memories of this special celebration with your family and friends. Should your dream be a sumptuous wedding of 300 or an intimate wedding of 30 we will ensure you have a day to remember.



Our Wedding Venue, situated in nine acres of mature grounds with our own gardens and riverside location provides the perfect spot for idyllic and picturesque photographic opportunities forever capturing special memories of your Wedding Day.

Hillsborough Castle

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is home to the Royal Family in Ireland and provides an unforgettable venue for your wedding celebrations. You and your guests will enjoy a spectacular setting, surrounded by splendid décor and an impressive collection of paintings from the Royal Collection, as well as work by modern Irish artists.


The castle’s regal state rooms are available for evening ceremonies, dinners and receptions all year round. The grand Throne Room makes for a striking dining space (for up to 80 people) with its rich green silk damask and striking Chairs of State. The opulent Drawing Room opens out onto a stone-flagged South terrace overlooking the Jubilee Parterre; it’s the ideal setting for you and your guests to relax and enjoy pre or post-dinner drinks. The stunning Red Room and State Dining Room are perfect for more intimate wedding celebrations for 40-90 people.

White Horse Hotel


Our 4 star venue is modern and luxurious. We have a range of rooms available to cater for intimate soirees or large family and friend wedding receptions. Each room is tastefully finished to provide an opulent background that can be tailored to suit your personalities with the use of our coloured LED lights and the personal touches that make your day unique to you.


For 25 years we have been offering award winning food, and hold the highest Investor in People Award in the North West as testament to our spectacular staff and the high service they offer.


Whether you want a unique event and have very specific requests, or a hassle free package where we do a lot of the planning, you can be confident that we will provide the day of your dreams.

Bishop's Gate Hotel


Exclusive, chic and effortlessly stylish …. Bishop’s Gate Hotel provides the perfect enchanting wedding venue to celebrate the start of your journey together. We create truly unforgettable occasions, in one of the most elegant wedding venues in Derry.

Bishop’s Gate Hotel’s prime location in the heart of the Walled City means there are an abundance of local cathedrals and churches on the hotel’s doorstep in addition to beautiful photo opportunities on the historic walls and within the hotel itself.

The “Northern Counties Ballroom” seamlessly blends the grandeur of Bishop’s Gate Hotel and it’s Grade B1 listed architecture, with modern design and contemporary features creating the perfect backdrop for any style of wedding.

Ballyscullion Park


A private historic estate in the heart of the countryside,just 35 mins from Belfast.

Situated in quiet, unspoilt countryside, surrounded by ancient woodland and with breathtaking views over Lough Beg and Church Island, Ballyscullion Park is a very special place in which to celebrate your marriage.

At Ballyscullion Park, your ceremony, photography, reception and evening party can all take place at one venue, making a more relaxing and enjoyable experience for you and your guests.The 18th Century Coach House takes up to 80 guests, and the sumptuous marquee in the Walled Garden seats up to 250. 

Here you have the freedom and flexibility to plan a wedding or event which is as individual as you are.


For more information contact us by:

Telephone: +44 (0)28 7938 6235 / (0)77 2985 6504



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