The tranquil setting and beautiful scenery surrounding the Walter Raleigh Hotel offer the perfect backdrop for your wedding day. Youghal’s inviting Green Park with panoramic coastal views provides exciting opportunities for beautiful photographs. From the early stages of planning to the big day, you’ll find that our professional management team is able to offer invaluable advice on all aspects of this memorable occasion, to make your wedding in Youghal and East Cork just perfect.

You will arrive at the Walter to our red carpet welcome and receive a celebratory drinks reception, tea, coffee and freshly baked fruit scones with strawberry jam and cream. Your guests will be free to enjoy our foyer area and The Walter bar.


The ballroom will be styled for your banquet using our silver candelabras including candles, table mirrors, tale vases with linen floral displays. The chairs will be fitted with white covers and ivory sashes. A fairy lit backdrop will be installed behind the top table to provide that special day effect. Your menu will be designed with our executive chef after you have enjoyed your tasting menu.

We will detail and agree the full serving plan for your wedding banquet and incorporate any individual requests as required such as vegetarian, coeliac or other special dietary needs. We will professionally serve wine and champagne be it yours or ours to your guests if required. We will provide late night food for your guests and we offer a complimentary bar extension so that you and your guests can dance the night away. You will enjoy the complimentary use of the bridal suite along with two additional double rooms for the wedding night. The Walter Raleigh Hotel is a family run hotel and we welcome children of all ages.


Our step by step guide maps out key dates and times leading up to your wedding day to help you plan for your special event. Trust in our experience to make sure your wedding day is as special as you imagine it to be.


Our comprehensive wedding packages are available all year round. Each package is individually tailored to meet your own specific needs, making the Walter Raleigh Hotel one of the finest venues for wedding receptions and civil ceremonies in Youghal and East Cork.

The Walter Raleigh Hotel holds a full Civil Ceremony Wedding Venue License.


Our professional team will help you achieve your perfect wedding day, at one of the most sought after wedding venues in East Cork. Our wedding packages offer you the freedom and choice to envisage the wedding of your dreams.


Our beautiful position offers plenty of locations for outdoor photographs but should the weather not allow that, we have an in-house facility so no memories will be lost during your wedding day. Below are just some of the smaller details we provide at your wedding, which make that big difference.

  • Red Carpet welcome at the Hotel entrance.
  • Private car parking available for your guests.
  • Personalised menu cards, table plan and place names for top table.
  • Private room available free of charge (prior booking essential) for your pre reception drinks.
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on arrival for all guests.
  • An experienced management team to assist you in planning your special day.
  • Cake stand and cake knife.
  • Complimentary accommodation for the Bride & Groom on the night of your wedding.
  • Our personal guarantee that Your wedding will be the only wedding at the hotel on that day.


Getting married is a big step and we understand that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. That's why we want to help you achieve perfection and be with you every step of the way. As the finest wedding venue in Youghal, we have extensive experience in preparing receptions and would be delighted to assist with the planning of your wedding from the very early stages. You can talk to a member of our team to discuss your wedding requirements in more detail on 024 92011.



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