A white, stunning dress looks best next to a loving man in a tuxedo surrounded by family and friends in beautiful, tranquil surroundings. In Letterkenny, L most definitely stands for Love. When it’s time to decide where to make the wedding memories everlasting there are several great options in the Letterkenny area. Check out our top five list of wedding photo locations in Donegal that are sure to wow any couple planning their big day.
1. The majestic mansion
The grand estate of Oakfield Park, a Georgian Deanery, is a true playground for any couple wanting a garden-like backdrop for their photos. It was built in 1739 and has been altered and rebuilt by local families and owners throughout the years, making it the paradise it is today. The estate includes woodlands and parklands, a large swan lake and an abundance of beautiful, colorful flowers. The park, often referred to as “the secret jewel of Donegal”, provides an array of interesting scenery. This is the ideal place to get your “walk into eternity” shots along the treeline or “long romantic gaze” photos while looking at the majestic swans.
2. The National park
If you want to add a bit of drama to your photos, what can be better than heading to Glenveagh National Park, displaying the dramatic Irish nature? This photoshoot will require planning, as the area spans over some 16,000 hectares with several perfect destinations to visit. Feel like royalty when posing on the ornate steps of Glenveagh Castle or smell the roses in the Pleasure Garden or the Walled Garden, both in classic Victorian Garden style. Head over to Lough Veagh for those jaw dropping “us against the world” photos displaying the best of nature and yourselves.
3. For the love of boats
If you’re planning a maritime theme, nothing beats Rathmullan Beach. The colors of the sunset are perfectly mirrored in the still waters by the marina, pier and sea garden. Take off your high heels and feel the sand in between your toes. This is the time to lower your shoulders and think about how incredibly happy you are. Let the wind play with your long, white veil while the photographer works his/her magic and get those perfect snapshots you’ve always wanted.
4. A classic theme
You simply cannot go wrong when choosing a gallery as your photo venue. Two buildings and a fantastic garden comprise the Glebe House and Gallery and at this location, it’s not only about the outdoors. If you’re worried about the Irish weather and want a plan b just in case, this is it. The nostalgic, beautiful furniture will make for an intriguing contrast to the light fabrics and the white shades of your dress making it will look as though you’ve stepped into a beautiful painting. If the theme of your wedding is slightly quirky or different, the Glebe House is highly recommended.
5. The full package
To make your day stress-free, why not opt for an all-in-one solution? At Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny you have the use of the on-site photo location, the ‘Secret Garden’. It is yours to capture a beautifully memorable shot on your wedding day in Donegal.
Experts in ‘All-Inclusive’ & ‘Bespoke’ packages, all wedding couples can choose a wedding package suited to them, which includes a planner to help relieve the stress and narrow down the options.
This Donegal wedding venue is perfect for a weekend celebration or an unforgettable all-day event that is sure to fulfil all of your bridal fantasies. For further information visit Radisson Blu Hotel: stylish weddings in Letterkenny!