Old Court wedding company

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£5,500 - £6,000 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
1 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Bridebook Deal
Last Chance 2023
10% Off
Celebrate your special day at Old Court, a secluded and breathtaking private estate on the shores of Strangford Lough. Create an unforgettable experience in a stunning romantic setting.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Choice of preferred caterers
Day before set up available
Furniture included
Couple accommodation included
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Finish Time

Ceremony & Reception

Fireworks Permitted
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence


Exclusive Use
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Landscaped Gardens
Open Flame Permitted
Grade I/II Listed Building
Marquee Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View
Pet Friendly

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Full Description
Imagine a scenic drive down our lane, leading to your ceremony, held in our charming chapel or garden. A drinks reception will follow in the garden, as you take in the picturesque views of Strangford Lough. Later, savour an unforgettable banquet experience in our unique yurt-inspired hall then dance the night away in our beautifully restored barn. Your first night as newlyweds will be in our romantic boathouse. Our exclusive venue is equipped to host the entirety of your wedding, including several acres of natural gardens with stunning backdrops for your wedding photos. With local wedding suppliers on hand, couples have the ultimate freedom and flexibility to design their unique bespoke day. We even include the day before your wedding, so you can set up in advance, allowing you to relax and enjoy your big day. At Old Court, we believe your wedding should live up to all your expectations, making it unique to the two of you. Let our venue be the perfect stage for your special day, as you cherish memories that will last a lifetime. Old Court is ideally situated next to the picturesque village of Strangford, providing ample accommodation options for your guests to relax and enjoy before and after your special day.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Finbar Maxwell
Congratulations on your engagement! At Old Court, we believe that your wedding celebration should be as unique and special as your love story. Our stunning venue offers an idyllic setting for your wedding day memories. We are a family run business committed to providing a personalised experience. Contact us today to learn more about our beautiful venue.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


60 Old Court, Strangford, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 7NB, Northern Ireland

Travel Notes

It is best to enter our wedding venue into google maps and you will find us at the end of a spectacular 1km drive

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

It can be quite challenging to compare weddings as each event has its unique character and charm, making it a magnificent celebration of love and commitment. Every wedding is distinct, and it's always fascinating to see the diverse styles and personal touches that couples incorporate into their special day, resulting in a truly awe-inspiring experience.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

This is your special day, one that you will cherish for the rest of your life. While it's natural to want to please everyone, it's important to remember that this is ultimately about celebrating your love and commitment to each other. So, don't be afraid to plan the wedding of your dreams and savor every moment of it. After all, your happiness is what truly matters, and creating unforgettable memories that reflect your unique personalities and love story will ensure it's a day you'll always treasure.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique Private Naturally Beautiful Beside the Sea Amazing views

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

We have many Beautiful spots for photos. My personal favourite is down by the boathouse and harbour.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Crisp Salted Chilli Strangford Langoustines with Lime Aioli

What’s your favourite midnight treat?


What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our unique feature is having everything you need for your wedding day in one place. Located in our private estate, couples and their guests can easily walk between the different features, creating a stress-free and memorable celebration.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our family-run business takes pride in personally crafting the bespoke gardens and venue from design to construction. This personal touch creates a unique, unforgettable atmosphere that reflects our passion and dedication to making your wedding day exceptional.

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