PICTURE PERFECT WEDDINGS AT TULFARRIS HOTEL AND GOLF RESORT, BLESSINGTON, CO. WICKLOW
International hotel and hospitality management company, PREM Group have completed the first stage of its renovation programme at Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort, Blessington, Co. Wicklow. The group purchased the 90-bedroom hotel in 2016 and since then have already spent over €6 million on the property to return the luxury 18th century Manor House and its surrounding grounds to their former glory. The initial renovation programme saw 16 new bedrooms being added to the Wicklow property while the bridal suite, foyer, drawing and library rooms of the Manor House have been tastefully transformed to enhance the wedding experience at the luxury resort.
Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort has multiple spaces, indoor and outdoor, to cater for all wedding types. Couples with larger wedding numbers can have their reception in the two main banqueting suites adjoining the Manor House; The Russborough and The Poulaphouca. Both suites are bright, spacious and have natural daylight and their own private bar area. The Poulaphouca Suite comes complete with stunning chandeliers, cream carpet and Bo-Peep lanterns. The Russborough Suite can cater for up to 250 guests to celebrate the ‘traditional’, larger Irish weddings. The suite has been newly refurbished and includes a pleasant balcony area overlooking the beautiful grounds of the resort. When weather permits, the resort contains a beautiful terrace overlooking the 18th green and fairway where barbecues can be held to cater for up to 150 people, perfect for the day after a wedding.
Couples looking for a more intimate or relaxed reception can opt for The Lime Tree Restaurant, located in the main hotel, which boasts spectacular views over the golf course and Wicklow Mountains. The room can hold between 60 and 80 guests. The Lime Tree Restaurant makes use of natural lighting with large windows making it a bright, open space. The versatility of the Lime Tree Restaurant means that it can be transformed to suit individual tastes. The room is also adaptable to include a dance floor, space for your desired musical entertainment, and a private bar. Further to this the Manor House Bar also offers a light and spacious space for wedding parties up to 80 people.
Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort offers unique, beautiful settings to take your vows. The resort can host civil ceremonies and humanist celebrations. A growing number of people are also choosing to have Celtic weddings and the exterior grounds of the resort lends itself particularly well to this. Couples can also exchange vows in the beautiful Poulaphouca ceremony suite complete with a balcony overlooking the Wicklow Mountains, perfect to capture those first magical moments as a married couple. The stunning view of the lakes along with the Wicklow Mountains in the horizon creates the ideal backdrop making Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort the ultimate destination for a wedding.
The AA Rosette award winning Lime Tree Restaurant ensures that wedding guests enjoy the finest cuisine served up by Executive Head Chef, Eddie McDermott. The Lime Tree Restaurant has a sumptuous blend of tastes and flavours where world cuisine meets the best of Irish. The resort offers an inspired range of homemade products using fresh ingredients from the resort and locally sourced products such as whiskey marmalade, jams, chutneys and truffles. They also create a selection of vinaigrettes, oils, rubs and syrups. Their ‘Tulfarris Tipples’ range includes a selection of liqueurs and spirits created on site to include wychazel crab apple gin, milk tea gin, chocolate orange poitín and lemoncino to name a few. Tulfarris also serves Tulfarris Pale Ale, a locally produced ale with a citrus hop character and a soft malt body. The resort offers non-alcoholic Seedlip Gin, Peroni and Heineken for those who wish to drive home after the wedding.
Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort have two specialised wedding coordinators available to make your day unique and magical, Honora Carberry and Kate Hannigan.
Honora Carberry says, “Planning a wedding should be a wonderful experience but this wonderful experience can often become overwhelming. Getting to know couples and working with them to plan their special day is my role here at Tulfarris. It is my job to make sure their day is memorable, enjoyable and completely stress free. It is important that the wedding party can simply relax and enjoy their day. At Tulfarris we offer a range of weddings so every wedding can be tailored to suit individual needs, making the day extra special. Tulfarris has beautiful exterior grounds which create picture perfect weddings which is why the resort is extremely popular for weddings”.
Located just 40 minutes from Dublin, Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort has exquisite surroundings against the spectacular backdrop of the Blessington Lakes and Wicklow Mountains. The resort includes the luxury 4-star hotel, championship golf course, clubhouse and several restaurants and bars. The 18th century Manor House sits at the heart of the resort and its classic design and elegant proportions are typical of the 18th century architecture of the time.
The renovations at Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort are just one of the large capital projects being carried out by PREM Group, who also own more than 38 properties throughout Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, France and the UK.
For more information on Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort or to make a booking see www.tulfarrishotel.com or call (045) 867 600