Beautifully Crafted Weddings


The Abbey is an iconic period building in the heart of Co. Kildare, which has been transformed into an exclusive-use wedding venue.
The Abbey has a beautiful 18th century chapel, ballroom, 38 bedrooms, and two wedding suites making this stunning venue the ideal location to celebrate the biggest day of your life.

What Makes The Abbey So Special?

  • On-site Chapel for Ceremonies
  • Guest Numbers – from 40 to 200
  • Unique entertaining spaces
  • One Wedding per day, with exclusive use of the venue
  • Bridal Suite with four make-up stations
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • In-house catering
  • Wheelchair / Family Friendly
  • 38 bedrooms, that sleep 90 and two accessible rooms
  • Period & Rustic features for photos ops
  • Two private courtyards
  • Lots of guest car parking
  • One hour from Dublin
  • Extra accommodation can be found in the local area for larger parties
  • One fabulous team to deliver your day




Our entire venue has been carefully crafted to create a sense of warmth and excitement for you and your guests. The one thing couples say when they see The Abbey is “it’s so different to anything we have seen”, the perfect setting for the perfect day!

Whether you’re a local couple looking for a wedding venue in Kildare or an international couple looking for a destination wedding venue in Ireland, our weddings team can book you in for a virtual viewing or a private tour of The Abbey with our experienced wedding coordinator.




Our 18th Century Chapel is one of the finest Chapel’s in the country, with a 12 meter vaulted celling, original stain glass windows and Craven Dunnill handmade tiles. All combined to give you a truly unique setting for your ceremony.




Our ballroom has a luxurious and cosy feel decorated with heritage coloured wall panelling, six bespoke chandeliers, and a fully serviced bar.

The décor of the room is complimented with our crisp table linens and 24 carat gold rim crockery to elevate the guest experience.




One of the unique features our couples love about The Abbey is the ability to host your evening entertainment back in Chapel, whereby the room is transformed to a concert space with a Chapel Bar, lighting and amazing acoustics. 

However it is possible to host your evening entertainment in the ballroom also.

Here’s what some of our couples had to say…

We could not have envisaged in our wildest dreams how perfect our wedding day was. The venue was spectacular! The beautifully designed spaces offered us every opportunity to create our own bit of magic. From the chapel, to the garden room and last but not least the ballroom. We made use of all the event spaces and loved the element of surprise as our guests moved throughout the venue on the day. The Abbey and all their team have created memories which we will cherish for the rest of our life.

Joanne & Frank

Nov 2021

After 20years together we decided in July to tie the knot and we really didnt want to delay in our planning so when we went to visit the abbey in August, we knew instantly that it was the venue for us and we didn’t look any further. What really sold it for us was the restored chapel, we wanted a venue that catered for our service and reception, allowing for an easy flowing day, with no racing from a to b.

Sacha Stanley

Nov 2021

Dermot, Arizbeth and Aofie in the Abbey were out of this world nothing was to much trouble always on hand or at the end of the phone. The venue is breath taking just Perfect in every way possible. We would highly recommend it. We hope to be back to do a family event there next year it was that good.

Catriona Mc Carney

Oct 2021

We booked The Abbey after being let down by another venue and we are delighted that we did, it was one of the best decisions that we have ever made. As this is an exclusive wedding and events venue, the attention is fully focused on tailoring the day to your every need. Arizabeth, Dermot and Aoife are a joy to deal with and go above and beyond. The venue itself is unique and all of our guests were completely blown away by its beauty and history

Elaine & Michael Brophy

Sep 2021

Attention to virtually every detail was paid to our event by the entire staff. They were warm and welcoming and eager to make sure that our day went perfect. Rooms were sparkling clean and comfortably appointed. We loved the way the venue appeared in our photos and will treasure them for years to come. Thanks!!

Michelle Williams

Jul 2021

On the wedding day everything was phenomenal, even better than we expected. The Abbey staff were attentive to all the details and are very friendly. Arizbeth is a great professional who was aware of everything and helped us a lot, she was a fundamental piece so that everything went perfect.


Aug 2021

I definitely recommend this place to anyone planning a wedding. They made us feel so special during all the appointments and the big day. Arizbeth is amazing. From the beginning, she worked with us to make the day as perfect as it could be and took care that everything was running smoothly on the big day. The venue itself is great as well; the rooms are big and spacious.


Aug 2021



The Abbey
Stanhope Street,
Co. Kildare,
R14 AD63

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