"I am from California and Kieran is from Omagh, but we met and live in London. We wanted to get married in Ireland and googled several places! After speaking with Stephen over the phone for a few minutes in December we knew we had found the perfect place and a super wedding coordinator!! He helped my mother, who lives in San Francisco, plan the whole wedding! His attitude of " anything you want" and " leave that to me" was so refreshing and he really made everything we wanted, happen! My mother and I visited Lough Eske Castle in March and when we met Stephen we knew we had made the right choice! The only time Kieran and I could come to the tasting was during Easter weekend and Stephen made that happen! He was constantly in touch and took care of every detail. We had several items shipped to Lough Eske and Stephen had it stored for us. He arranged with the chef to have special treats delivered to our guests on arrival. He also took care of arrangements with the spa and a fishing trip for Kieran and his groomsmen. When we arrived at Lough Eske a couple of days before the wedding, Stephen was there to greet us even though it was the last day of his vacation! He made sure we were all checked in and had everything we needed. Our guests were mostly from the US and UK and loved Lough Eske Castle. The rooms are large and beautiful and the service is fantastic! The bridal suite was fabulous and we were able to entertain our whole bridal party there! From the rooms we stayed in to the welcome buffet dinner, to the wedding ceremony and ballroom dinner, the weekend was perfect! The ceremony in the Rockery was magical and Stephen and his team produced a great setting both outdoors and indoors. Lough Eske Castle was a fairy tale weekend for us and we would love to do it all over again! Thank you Stephen and the superb staff at Lough Eske Castle for a truly memorable wedding weekend!"
"Lough Eske is the best place to get married in Ireland. Knowing we wanted to get married in Ireland, we began to research the best places across the country. From an initial long list of best venues, we were able to work out our list into a shortlist. Once we met Stephen Bell and the team at Lough Eske we knew instantly that Lough Eske would be our venue. The arrival to Lough Eske is impressive, but what really appealed to us was the genuine warm welcome and hospitality we received by Stephen and everyone at Lough Eske. From our first visit, Stephen explained everything involved in the planning and made it very easy for us. He is an expert at planning and went into the very fine details that we didn't even think about! The preparation provided for us ensured that we weren't stressed at any point leading up to, or on, our big day. The service at Lough Eske is outstanding too. Having guests coming from the US, Sweden, Germany and all over Ireland and the UK, many commented on how exceptionally friendly the staff were and how the service was the best they have ever received. This added to making our special day even better and the day flowed smoothly with no problems whatsoever. If you want to save an immense amount of time and research, we strongly recommend you choose Lough Eske Castle hotel as your wedding venue. Everything will be perfect!"
Annika and Brendan