Weddings at Rahinston
Rahinston House offers access to one of the few truly exclusive wedding venues in Ireland. Set in glorious Meath countryside and easily accessible Rahinston House exudes relaxed elegance while offering flexibility and a magical setting for your special day.
Rahinston House is an original venue and a fresh alternative to conventional hotels. We don’t subscribe to generic wedding packages and know that your special day should be as unique as you are. We are an equality-friendly venue, welcoming to all cultures and marriages and will do all that we can to make the wedding of your dreams a reality. To this end, we partner with a select number of premium wedding providers who will help tailor every last detail to create and deliver a magical wedding experience.
Rahinston can offer a dedicated on-site Event Co-ordinator to ensure yours is an event to remember. Through successful partnership with premium event hire companies, design specialists and leading wedding suppliers, your dream day can be a reality.
Rahinston House Wedding & Party Venue can provide a list of the following recommended wedding experts and industry contacts, with whom they partner.
– Choice of high end marquee-hire companies
– Choice of recommended catering companies
– Sumptuous and individually tailored menus
– Wedding and event prop hire
– Complete party planning services
– Event styling
– Professional hair and makeup artists
– Top florists
– Award winning wedding photographers & videographers
– Bespoke stationery designers and printers
– Live entertainment
– Private security for estate- if required
Rahinston accommodation includes five bedrooms in the main house, all with original fireplaces which enjoy elevated views over the rolling estate, point to point course and the Pleasure Gardens.
The Empress SiSi Room: so called after the famous Austrian beauty who was a regular at Rahinston when she came over to enjoy the renowed hunting in Co Meath.
The Marquess of Donegal Room: the current Marquess resides in Scotland and is the brother of the late Lady Jennifer Fowler (Harry’s mother). This is a title that has been passed down through generations of a family who at one point owned most of Belfast.
The Archbishop Room: – so called after the Archbishop of Dublin who by virtue of his title was a very influential man in Ireland back in the 1700’s. Named Robert Fowler, his near life-size portrait hangs in the dining room.
The Brig Room: so named after Harry’s grandfather who inherited Rahinston from his uncle Harry. Renowned for his bravery in the war, he was always known and referred to as ‘The Brig’ . An exceptional horseman who introduced the racing vein to the equine existence of Rahinston.
The Captain Harry Room: so called after Captain Harry Fowler who had a huge reputation in Co Meath and beyond as a great horseman and a warm host. Rahinston enjoyed endless entertaining while Harry was the proprietor, with warm fires to greet guests as they returned from a longs days hunting.
Luxury glamping is an increasing popular option and offers a unique and memorable experience. Perfect for setting your wedding apart. Our glamping partners LMP Bohemia ensure alternative high- standard accommodation offering on site. Luxurious Bell Tents and yurts are set in their very own private meadow or gardens adjoining the house. This is the perfect way to keep guests on site and add to the romantic escapism and sense of adventure at your event. (cost not included)
Nearby hotels for additional guest accommodation:
We also have a number of local approved B&B’s and taxi companies, available for guest use.
Over the course of your event there are dining options available to cater for your guests. Rahinston grow their own vegetables and the freshest ingredients are used in all menus. Please discuss with us your preferred dining options and schedule.
Drawing, dining and reception rooms
Use of the formal rooms including drawing, dining and reception rooms on the night before and on the day of your event.
Sumptuous candlelit suppers in the formal dining room for intimate parties of up to 20 people.
Menus & Ingredients
Seasonally adjusted menus, using the freshest ingredients from Rahinston vegetable gardens and our own free range chickens as well as those sourced locally from the finest organic and artisan producers.
Complimentary onsite accommodation in the 5 guest rooms as part of venue hire package.
Breakfast & Afternoon Tea
Breakfast and afternoon tea dining options available.
Day Two & Casual Dining
Day two and casual dining options available.