Venue of the Month - Cliff at Lyons

An enchanting step back in time at Cliff at Lyons…

Set across 16 acres of land, Cliff at Lyons is situated on the Grand Canal in rural Kildare. Upon arrival you will be transported through time as the green, lush foliage hugs the rose-clad stone buildings, relics of a village dating back to the 1820’s.

Across its 16 acres of land, the luxury hotel occupies a number of historic buildings; village houses, a barracks, forge and mill. Most famous of the bunch, the Old Mill, was the first building in the village at Lyons. Although the building was gutted by a fire in 1903, the mill was saved when owner James Shackleton courageously helped calm the flames with water from the nearby Grand Canal.

Today, the Old Mill is home to the function room. Its rich history is kept alive each day as the kitchen pay homage to the village’s founding building by cooking up delicious loaves of pan-fried soda bread made from local Irish flour.

You won’t be at a loss for photo opportunities around the stunning Cliff at Lyons property with romantic backdrops at every turn. It’s the ideal setting for you and your guests to stay overnight and take in every detail of the charming, but elegant village atmosphere.

Located just 30 minutes from Dublin, the venue can accommodate up to 80 guests travelling near and far in one of the 39 bedrooms or one of the luxuriously decorated cottages.

For your reception, the Shackelton Mill has room to host 130 guests within its classic paneled walls accompanied by the ornate 17th-century fireplace.

The Well in the Garden is a luxury spa set in the beautifully restored Carriage House building. The two-story building was caringly renovated to maintain the old-style elegance of the original structure, and includes three treatment rooms, a manicure/pedicure suite and a large relaxation space.

Mirroring the lush green countryside setting and botanically focused treatment menu, the interior features sophisticated floral patterns, encouraging guests to reconnect with nature and relax the body, mind and soul.

Reflecting the naturally sourced oils, salts and scrubs, our treatment offering was crafted to provide one-of-a-kind relaxing and nourishing experiences like Peat for the Feet, Hug of the Hands Massage and a Hot Towel Head & Scalp Ritual.

Cliff at Lyons is the ideal location to host your upcoming nuptials for 2018 and 2019. However, don’t delay booking your dream wedding day at this one of a kind venue. Dates for 2018 are filling up quickly! For more information on booking a truly romantic wedding day, contact the team at Cliff at Lyons to organize a show-around.  Please email the team at or call +353 1 630 3500. You can also check availability for your preferred date on Cliff at Lyon’s WeddingDate’s listing.

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