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Say “I do” in one of Wexford’s most idyllic venues.

Catering to your taste and style, Clayton Whites Hotel is the perfect place to host a small intimate gathering or a large celebration for up to 350 people.

Our venue offers you a versatile space with an outdoor courtyard, feature staircase, and light-filled lobby, ideal for wedding day photographs and relaxed arrival receptions. The newly refurbished ballroom can host from 80 to 100 people in McClure Suite 2,100 to 220 people in McClure Suite 1, and 220 to 350 people in the full McClure Suite, so whether you want a more intimate day or a big celebration, we can tailor the venue to your needs.

Contemporary accommodation and design are the hallmarks of this landmark hotel, boasting 160 guest bedrooms so your guests won’t have far to travel after a night of celebrations.

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Weddings at Clayton Whites Hotel

  • Comfortable elegance of a stylish, contemporary hotel.
  • A light and airy foyer with a sweeping feature staircase.
  • The beautifully refurbished McClure Suite is tastefully decorated with crisp white linen and fairy lights.
  • Lush redesigned courtyard for arrivals and Civil Ceremonies.
  • Panoramic sea views from the balcony of the stunning bridal suite.
  • Quirky photo opportunities just yards away with Selskar Abbey, the Bullring, the Quayside, and Wexford’s characterful medieval streets on the doorstep.

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Your Wedding with us

Intimate Weddings

Whether it’s a small group of your nearest and dearest or an intimate handful of loved ones, Clayton Whites Hotel is the perfect setting for your celebration. 

Dedicated Coordinator

For a wedding experience that’s built around what matters to you, our dedicated wedding coordinator, Laura is there right from the start. Their expert planning and experience ensure that your day is designed exactly how you dream it should be. 

DIY Weddings

Whether you want to do it all yourself or a couple of personal touches, our team is there to assist you in making your dreams for your wedding a reality. This is your big day so it’s important that you can have it your way. Whatever vision, we’re there to work with you in the way you want.

With each unique wedding couple in mind, Clayton Whites Hotel has created a thoughtful and high-value wedding reception experience, from the time of booking through the time of departure. The complete wedding package offers not only a true sense of style but also excellent value for money.

Unique setting, unforgettable moments

Civil Ceremonies  
Clayton Whites Hotel is also registered to facilitate Civil Ceremonies, with a choice of outdoor or indoor spaces for your ceremony and we are delighted to say that when you book your wedding reception with us, we waive all room hire fees for your civil ceremony.

Civil Ceremonies in The McCarthy Suite    
Our intimate McCarthy suite is perfect for a civil ceremony venue and is located on the 1st floor. This space is flooded with natural light and can host ceremonies for up to 80 guests.

McClure Civil Ceremony Venue    
Perfect for the couple who are planning a big wedding but want the ease of having it all under the same roof. The refurbished McClure Suite 2 is on the 1st floor and can host civil ceremonies for up to 250 guests. Mood lighting will tie in with your reception colour scheme and a beautiful fairy light backdrop will help create a romantic atmosphere.

Redesigned Courtyard    
For a town centre location, we are fortunate to have a beautiful courtyard that has been designed with open-air wedding receptions specifically in mind. You will take centre stage with the celebrant or registrar while your guests relax in the warmth of the sun as they watch you say ‘I do’ amongst the olive trees.

Your choice of the above spaces is provided on a complimentary basis when you choose Clayton Whites Hotel for your civil ceremony in Wexford.

Wedding packages

  • A red carpet welcome with champagne for the bridal party at 4-star wedding venues in Wexford.
  • Reception of tea, coffee, still & sparkling mineral water, selection of homemade biscuits, mini scones with jam & cream.
  • Refreshing summer fruit punch or warming winter mulled wine drinks reception for your guests.
  • Signature Clayton Whites chocolate dipped strawberries.
  • Draped feature staircase with lanterns.
  • Live musical entertainment.
  • 5-course menu.
  • Half a bottle of house wine per person with dinner.
  • Fairy light backdrop behind your top table.
  • Floral arrangements for the top table.
  • Table decorations for your guest tables comprising of crisp white linen tablecloths and napkins, centrepieces and personalised menus.
  • Chair covers with coloured sashes.
  • Mood lighting in a choice of colours.
  • Ambient background music throughout dinner.
  • Toastmaster to guide you into the room.
  • Roving microphone for speeches.
  • Cake stand and cake knife.
  • Tea, coffee and your choice of 3 items from the Evening Reception Menu served at 11.00 pm for up to 100 guests.
  • Late bar extension.
  • Overnight accommodation for the wedding couple on your wedding night in the Clayton Whites Hotel.
  • Bridal Suite with balcony,  breath-taking sea views, and a champagne breakfast the next morning.
  • Two complimentary rooms on the wedding night with a full Irish breakfast in the Terrace Restaurant the next morning for guests of your choice.
  • Special Bed and full Irish Breakfast wedding rates for 20 bedrooms for your wedding night.
  • Pamper Package for the bride in the Tranquillity Spa in the lead-up to the wedding.
  • Six months membership each to Club Vitae Clayton Whites Whites.
  • Chilled bubbly in the Bridal Suite on the evening of your wedding reception.
  • Menu tasting for the wedding couple in the lead-up to your special day.
  • First anniversary Table d’hôte dinner for 2 in the Terrace Restaurant.


"From the moment we arrived until we left the next day, Clayton Whites Hotel were amazing. We had a civil ceremony and the room was perfect. Our wedding coordinator, Laura was amazing and went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect. Michael made sure everything ran smoothly and couldn't have been more helpful. We would highly recommend Clayton Whites Hotel for the perfect wedding venue. The staff, the food and the overall experience were amazing. We will always cherish the memories of our special day at Clayton Whites Hotel."

- Pamela and Robert Murphy

"We had our wedding at Clayton Whites Hotel on New Year's Eve and right from the start, they were amazing to deal with. Laura, our wedding coordinator was brilliant, as was all the staff, the hotel itself is lovely as was the food. We would highly recommend this hotel."

- Karen Keane

"Laura Halpin was the wedding organiser who helped us organise our day from start to finish. She was very professional and attentive in ensuring we had our day tailored to our needs. She was very easy to communicate with leading up to the wedding answered all our queries and ensured all the preparations were completed. On the day of the wedding, the venue was beautifully decorated, and the food was amazing and presented exactly how we tried it at our tasting. The waiting staff were superb. The day went by without any issues thanks to the hotel staff. One of the best wedding venues in Wexford."

- Rebeka and Adam Busher

Start planning your perfect day with us

Contact our dedicated wedding team on +353 53 917 4221 or email events.whites@claytonhotels.com