2 September 2015


See also: Family Holidays/Reunions · Romantic Breaks · Hen & Stag Parties

Intimate Wedding Venues

intimate civil wedding ceremony venues ireland west cork baltimorePaul and Georgiana Keane offer their idyllic 97 acre estate –  Inish Beg – for your exclusive use for your wedding celebrations.


  • We are thrilled for the second year running to have been selected by www.onefabday.com as one of the 100 Best Wedding Venues in Ireland

  • One Day Weddings now catered for November – March (excluding Christmas & New Year when minimum stay is three nights).

Civil Weddings

Inish Beg is registered with the HSE as a venue for civil weddings and civil partnerships. Ceremonies can take place in a variety of scenic outdoor locations on the grounds or in The Boat House  where up to 120 guests can be seated (April – October) or 80 guests can be seated (November – March).   HSE Civil Registrars conduct wedding ceremonies Monday – Friday only. However, a registered humanist minister can officiate at your legal wedding ceremony on any day of the week if preferred .


You and your guests will enjoy the exclusive use of the facilities of the estate throughout your stay.  The ten self-catering properties on the estate will accommodate up to 46 people in total. There is ample accommodation  of all kinds within a 1-4 mile radius which can cater for any guests who cannot be accommodated here and taxis are available locally.

Inish Beg is available for weddings at any time of the year except from mid- July until late August.  There is a minimum two night stay required (or three nights on Bank Holiday weekends) from May to mid July and from late August to end of October.  One night wedding bookings are catered for from  November to March  (excluding Christmas & New Year where a minimum three night stay applies).

The Boat House, the Walled Garden, the Sunken Garden with Fountain, the Woodlands and Landscaped Gardens provide the perfect scenic locations for  stunning wedding photography.

Receptions of up to 100 guests can be held in The Boat House (April – October) or 65 guests (November – March). For larger numbers, the reception can take place in a marquee in a specially designated waterfront setting on the estate. In this case, there is an additional fee.

A vintage car from the Inish Beg Collection can also be provided to transport the bride and groom between Inish Beg, the church or  ceremony and reception venue here. The cost depends on the time and mileage involved.

Couples who are considering Inish Beg as the location for their wedding celebrations are invited to visit Inish Beg and  Paul, Georgiana or Josephine will be delighted to show them or members of their family around at a mutually convenient time.

Accommodation (Self Catering Wedding Venues)

There are ten rental self-catering properties at Inish Beg.  Four two-bedroomed Courtyard Cottages and one three-bedroomed Courtyard CottageThe Garden RetreatThe Gypsy Retreat, The LodgeThe Foresters House and The Boat House accommodate forty six people in total. Click here to check availability for your chosen dates . 

Prices are inclusive of all energy costs, use of the indoor swimming pool with steam room and access to the estate gardens, grounds and woodlands. Click here to view prices per property.  Each property (except The Gypsy Retreat which has convection heaters) has underfloor heating,  TV, DVD and VCR as well as access to an extensive free video library. You can make a tour of these properties by clicking on the Virtual Tour button on the above web pages. Due to insurance restrictions, children must be aged four or more to use the heated indoor swimming pool.  A 20% deposit is payable when booking and  the balance is due six weeks prior to the arrival date.


You are welcome to make the necessary arrangements yourself – for example, marquee hire (if required), catering, bar, flowers, music, photography, etc.  Alternatively, we can assist you with arranging your unique bespoke wedding here at Inish Beg within the budget of your choice.

We offer in house catering and can provide you with a range of  Inish Beg Menus.  However, if you have menu ideas of your own we are happy to cost same for you. You are also welcome to supply your own wine/champagne and no corkage fee applies. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.


If you or your guests would like to pursue any activities over their stay, we can arrange power boating, yachting, sea kayaking, angling, whale watching, scuba diving, sailing, trips to the islands and golfing to name but a few.

ONE DAY WEDDINGS NOW CATERED FOR:  November – March  (excluding Christmas & New Year when a minimum three day stay is required).

Cost of approx Euro 5,800 includes accommodation for 46 guests, wedding ceremony and reception venue and  three course meal for 65 guests.  See our wedding rates page for wedding rates.

Contact Us

Should you or members of your family wish to visit Inish Beg we would be happy to show you around at a mutually convenient time and discuss your wedding ideas with you. Email:weddings@inishbeg.com, Tel: +353 (0)28 21745

We hope to be able to welcome you and your guests to Inish Beg for your wedding celebrations.

Take a look at some past weddings at Inish Beg:


Wedding Links


Civil Wedding Venues