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Malahide Castle near Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport

Photographic Locations

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is ideally located on the periphery of Dublin City and is an ideal wedding venue location for you.  Easily accessible just off the only interchange of the M1 and M50 the hotel is easily accessible from all over the country and minutes from the airport for travelling guests.

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When you choose the Rose Room or the Baskin Suite for your civil ceremony or wedding happy couples will be delighted with the hotels proximity to some of Dublin’s most fantastic photographic locations for your perfect wedding pictures to capture the magic of your special day.


Malahide Castle – 11 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 5 km

The grounds of Malahide Castle are not only beautiful but also historical.  Permission must be sought from Fingal County Council.  The backdrop of the castle provides an old worldly feel, whilst the woodland area provides a backdrop so romantic your photographs will be out of this world.

Saint Anne’s Park – 15 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 5 km

Saint Anne’s Park in Raheny, home to the Guinness family has numerous areas that suit wedding photography.  The Rose Garden is a particular favourite with its ivy arches and colourful blooms, there are so many opportunities to take an excellent life lasting photo.   The main road leading to the family house is perfect for the wedding party to walk up as the photographer snaps away and plenty of wooded areas also.

Newbridge House & Gardens, Donabate- 20 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 8.9 km

Newbridge house is an 18th century house with beautiful surrounding gardens and very popular with wedding parties.  Steeped in history the house provides a romantic backdrop straight out of a Jane Austin novel.

Portmarnock Beach – 14 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 6.6 km

Known as the velvet strand, Portmarnock Beach is one of Ireland’s longest stretches of beach and is 5 miles long.  If you don’t mind getting sand in your toes you can roll up your trousers and hike you’re your dress and can run into the shallow water for some really fun photos that will make your day so memorable.

Sutton Beach – 16 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 8 km

Sutton Beach is a another popular choice by couples, with Ireland’s eye and Lambay Island in the background.  Photographers can capture the perfect moment with waves crashing in and your bridesmaids and grooms men all around.

Malahide Strand- 12 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 7.2km

Malahide strand is perfect for your wedding photos with the expanse of the beach and the delicious green hills that bank it.  There are so many photo combinations at this location beside the Martello tower or on the beach you will have a wide range of images to choose from.

Howth – 20 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 12km

Howth village provides couples with various photographic locations.  The East and West Piers and lighthouse are perfect on a sunny day.  Deer park and the transport museum provide an interesting backdrop, why not go right to the top of Howth summit and take in the expanse of Dublin Bay for a memorable photograph.

Botanic Gardens – 14 minutes from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport / 7.2km

The National Botanic Gardens are a floral dream-scape and provide a beautiful backdrop for your wedding party photographs.  Images can be taken by the beautiful glass houses or inside amongst all the blooms.  Your wedding photograph will be so romantic you will want to do it all over again.

If you are interested in hearing more about your wedding at Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport fill out an enquiry form or contact the wedding team on + 353 1 871 1219.