Equal parts whimsical and opulent, Beech Hill Country House is a truly magical place inwhich to host an unforgettable wedding bash. A 400-year-old manor house and Irish-owned wedding venue with a fascinating history (more on that later!),it's the kind of place that fills you with excitement the moment you set foot on the grounds. Because it's located less than three miles fromDerry/Londonderry, it's easy for guests to access, and best of all, it's suitable for weddings big and small. We could genuinely spend all day raving about their romantic ceremony and reception spaces, which include a Georgian banqueting hall, a light-filled conservatory, a lakeside gazebo, an epic pavilion, and an enchanting forest, but, instead, we thought we'd give you a little digital tour. Ready to meet your new favourite venue? Let's go!
The Vibe at Beech Hill Country House Weddings
One of the most striking things about weddings at Beech Hill Country House is that they feel intimate, no matter how long the guest list! As the venue is available for exclusive hire, you can have the full run of the place, meaning total privacy for you and your guests, and flexibility to host the kind of wedding that feels like the world's fanciest house party! Beech Hill's location near Derry/Londonderry is pretty special,too - hidden away in a gloriously pretty part of the country, where the Wild Atlantic Way becomes the Causeway Coast, it's unlike any other wedding venue in Ireland. Case in point, its history as a secret US Navy base during WWII(seriously! Google "Base One Europe") makes it totally unique.
The Space at Beech Hill House
Set on 32 acres of ancient woodland, Beech Hill Country House is well placed to host dreamy weddings of all sizes.The historic Skipton Hall caters for up to 70 guests, and the picturesque Ardmore Restaurant can seat up to 90 for dinner,while the luxurious Pavilion Marquee is suitable for parties of up to 350. There are lots of ceremony options, too, including a gorgeous,handcrafted gazebo on the lake, and the aforementioned Skipton Hall, which boasts bay windows overlooking the gardens. You can even exchange vows in a Pinterest-worthy ceremony in the venue's forest! To get a sense of how extraordinary a wedding at Beech Hill Country House can be, click on over to Holly and Sean's glamorous wedding, and Aoife and Seán's chic winter soirée.
The Food at Beech Hill Country House Weddings
With a well-earned reputation for culinary excellence, Beech Hill Country House specialises in once-in-a-lifetime wedding feasts thatyour guests will be banging on about for years to come! The celebrated team of chefs will work with you to create an outstanding menu, and deliver high-quality dishes made with the finest ingredients, many of which will come from the venue's own walled garden! Expect bold flavours and elegant plating -in short, the kind of food you generally only find in a high-end restaurant!
The Accommodation at Beech Hill Country House Weddings
Beech Hill Country House is home to 28 opulent bedrooms and suites, so, whether you and your guests are staying in the original Manor House or in the beautiful Garden Wing, you're guaranteed a great night's sleep. The heritage rooms at the Manor House retain many of their original features, so they're bursting with Georgian charm, while the Garden Wing rooms are all about fusing modern comforts with period luxury. Plus, as the venue is less than three miles from Derry/Londonderry, guests will have no problem finding off-site accommodation.
The Activities at Beech Hill Country House Weddings
If you or your guests are new to the area,it's definitely worth making time to explore Derry/Londonderry around your wedding. The Beech Hill team have curated a list of beloved local attractions over on their site that would be perfect for a pre- or post-wedding outing, including the Causeway Coast and the Seamus Heaney Homeplace (a must-visit if you're including a Heaney poem in your ceremony!). There are also eight world-class golf courses within driving distance of Beech Hill Country House if you fancy getting a round in before or after the big day! The team can arrange horseriding or mountain biking on site and everything from windsurfing to skydiving nearby, so the options really are endless.
The Highlight at Beech Hill Country House Weddings
Marvelling over those gorgeous Georgian interiors with your guests, and posing for photographs in the walled gardens with your new spouse!
See it for Yourself at the Beech Hill Country House Open Day
Beech Hill Country House opens its doors on Sunday, July 21st 2019 for a very special Open Day,when couples will be able to view the gorgeous house and estate in the flesh!To register your interest, you can phone 028 7134 9279, email firstname.lastname@example.org fill out the handy contact form here.If you can't make it to the event, the Beech Hill House team will be happy to show you around at a time that's more convenient - simply give them a shout to arrange your private viewing.