"I just couldn’t wait to get married to Mark. We had been planning our wedding for 4 and a half years after covid made us move it from May 2021".
"There was no other venue that compared to Galgorm. The setting, the suite, the rooms, the spa- its the perfect wedding location with so many photo opportunities."
"We met at our local church - it was love at first sight (for Matt anyway). We got to chatting when a few of us went to an Ulster rugby match and Matt asked to take me out on a date. The rest is history!"
Laura & Matthew's Love Story has it all; a chance encounter at work, a serendipitous meeting with their Wedding Planner and of course, those Sophia Webster heels...
"Any advice I would have for future couples would be - don’t stress about the small stuff and definitely don’t stress about things you have no control over. We got married on the only Named Storm of 2021 but I would take the storm again to have the same day over and over!"
For Caragh & Colin a Resort wedding was the perfect option, allowing guests to stay the night & relax in the Thermal Spa Village the morning after
Naomi & William's long anticipated Resort wedding came off without a hitch with thanks to their wedding planner Donna
Fate brought Allana & Hristo together in their local bar. Hristo was considering going back home to Bulgaria for good however, Allana had other plans.
Ryan & Graham met in the city of love & while they may not have won the hairdressing competition, they won something much more special...
For Marcella & Jonathan, a chance meeting on a night out in Donegal changed things forever...
We love a good proposal story and Emma & Perry's did not disappoint...
We adore hearing how our couples met and of course, the proposal. We guarantee you won't have heard a similar story to Ciara & Dermot's...
Niamh & Kyle's Galgorm Wedding epitomises their theme of timeless elegance; from the Phantom House ceremony through to an intimate, family-style table set up in the Four Seasons Suite.
Brought together by time leading to a romantic Venice proposal, Jade & Dean knew their wedding venue had to be Galgorm.
A February 2020 engagement made for a Winter 2020 wedding, with a pandemic thrown in for good measure! Catherine & Timmy's dreamy wedding proved that love prevails...
Donna & Phil's take on the Modern Romantic theme was everything we could have dreamed of & more. We do love a bride that rocks a red lip!
"Dan and I met when we were really young - I was 15 and he was 17, so you could definitely say we were childhood sweethearts!"
Oh we do love a story of childhood sweethearts and Catherine & Jonathan did not disappoint...
'The first time that we stayed at Galgorm we were completely blown away! Everything was just fantastic from the food to the impeccable service that we received. We were so impressed with everything that we always discussed booking our wedding reception there if we got engaged'
"We got engaged at Galgorm (of course), I blabbed on all day about getting engaged, Jamie actually thought I knew all about it. That evening he popped himself onto one knee down by the river, at the swing, and asked me to marry him."
"It was the first and only venue we looked at and our mums instantly said well obviously you will book it as it's "your special place" and clearly nowhere else will compare to this."
This glamorous Love Story of Aimee and Tobi celebrated the best of Irish and African heritage with some truly unique touches!
Seok & Nigel's Love Story all began with a blind date back in 2000 before reconnecting years later. Spoiler alert - They opted for a beautiful First Look!
Grab a cup of tea, sit down & behold one of the most unique Galgorm weddings we have seen! Laura & Stephen were keen to have an outdoor ceremony & the Galgorm Team pulled out all the stops to bring their vision to life
Laura & Steven's Love Story is testament to that old adage that opposite do attract!
Loosely based on the classic Wes Anderson film; The Grand Budapest Hotel, Jenn & Tommy's Wedding Day was always going to be a fun-filled aesthetically pleasing affair & we're still not over it...
Like all good modern romances, it all began with a Facebook friend request & the rest as they say, is history!
Jillian & Neal's modern day love story all started with a Facebook message back in 2010...
A chance meeting on a night out led to a whirlwind first date weekend! The rest they say, is history...
"One of my stand out moments was when my mum crashed the first dance as she was just dying to get onto the dance floor and steal a dance with my new hubby"
Have you ever seen a bride exude such joy?! Naomh & Matthew are categorically the most fun-loving couple we've witnessed...
Jonny & Julie exude glamour in this most beautiful of Love Stories. We even shed a tear looking through those images of Julie walking down the aisle. You're in for a treat...
A Love Story that starts with a serendipitous meeting on Valentine's Day is always going to be one to behold...
We do have a soft spot for a Christmas proposal, which is exactly what set the tone for Rebecca & Eamon's beautiful Love Story...
Ruth & Tom's joy-filled wedding has all the makings of a classic Love Story; childhood lovers, the perfectly planned surprise engagement (cue Ruth assuming she was gatecrashing a proposal!) and a wedding that oozed bohemian vibes.
Nicola & Jonny aren't a couple that panders to tradition: from engagement right through to their Wedding day, this is a true Galgorm Love Story through and through...
From meeting while working in an ice-cream shop, Ciara & Adam's Love Story was destined to be a sweet one...
Our first date as a couple was to Mulroy Bay in Donegal. We found it on a road trip and then went over to Fanad Lighthouse!
Being from Manchester we required everything in one place – Galgorm had everything on our list.
"It felt crazy then getting on the Tube to go to dinner in Soho after such an exciting moment. The only people we told that night were the restaurant staff."
"The reason we choose Galgorm was due to the beautiful location and The Great Hall was every thing we wanted and more."
"Having our wedding at a Resort location just made everything flow so smoothly. Our guests were able to stay the night of the wedding at the hotel and make use of the amazing spa facilities. We also had our ‘Engagement’ meal at Galgorm with our families and we are returning to celebrate our ‘First Wedding Anniversary’".
With a modern take on tradition, Kerri & James' Resort wedding oozed style but most importantly, fun! From Rock & Roll Bingo to Kerri's advice for future couples, this is a masterclass in celebrating your day in your own way.
'Galgorm has become our 'Haven' a real treat and our happy place. The resort has always been a place where we go when we want to get away from it all, be pampered and are always treated like royalty'
'Don't be afraid to pick up the phone to your wedding planner, I always felt better after speaking to Rose.'
'Galgorm provided so many options including our rehearsal meal the night before in Gillies, an array of accommodation and the spa was a beautiful way to finish off the celebrations the following day.'
"It is an outstanding setting"
'Standing outside The Ghost House doors waiting to walk down the aisle to John! Walking down towards him is one of the best moments of my life!'
'It's unrivalled. As soon as you drive into the grounds, the scenery is just breathtaking. The resort itself is incredible, the spa, the food, the staff, the suite. It's faultless.'
'We went to Saphyre restaurant and had the tasting menu. Before we had dessert Kyle started being soppy and before I knew it he was down on one knee.'
'We met online, whilst playing a popular video game nearly 7 years ago. We spoke online for a month or two before I came over to Belfast for a visit'
'It's cliche as you hear this often, but it is unbelievable how fast the day goes by. Enjoy it and try and take it all in, spend time with your other half. I am glad we got a videographer, best decision we love it!'
'Walking down the aisle and seeing Lee waiting for me and all my friends and families happy faces beaming back at me was the best feeling in the world.'
'We had looked at the Galgorm previously ourselves and then we received an invite to a friend's wedding in the Four Seasons Suite. After their wedding, it was a given that we had to have our wedding at Galgorm.'
'We meet 5 years ago in Australia in an Irish bar in a town called Airlie Beach in Queensland while both out there on Working Holiday Visas, we ended up staying for 3 years and our beautiful daughter Alba was born out there.'
'I sat down and John told me to start looking through the book 2013 he had filled each page with pictures and memories of our 4 years together, all of our trips, our friends, family and our first home that we had just bought.'
"We both fell in love with the surroundings and facilities, so much that we didn’t even bother looking at any other Wedding venues!"
"We just knew that all our wedding preparation was in safe and professional hands."
"We would sit up all night talking to each other. From a little chat on MSN, our love blossomed."
"As I approached the spot at Bristol Suspension Bridge, I could see hundreds and hundreds of fairy lights illuminating the night sky. Edward had changed into a suit, and as he spotted me arriving he got down on one knee and propose."
'The incredible amount of emotion that took over me when saying my wedding vows to Grant- It was the happiest moment of my life. '
"We then arranged a first date after this at AMPM Belfast and then got a private show by Snow Patrol as they were rehearsing for the MTV awards outside the restaurant. "
'Trust in your wedding planner. It was fantastic to have someone at Galgorm who could answer any and every question'
"I had arranged a weekend away in Chester for Ben's birthday, however, Ben had changed my plans without me knowing so that he could propose"
'We met over 7 years ago in our local bar, though friends we had in common. We exchanged numbers and got to know each other, only to find out we lived just around the corner from each other'
"That's when he got down on one knee and proposed. He managed to pick the ring himself which was impressive."
"It was fantastic to have both the wedding ceremony and wedding reception all in one place. From the moment we looked at the Phantom House we knew right away that was the perfect place to say our wedding vows."
"Galgorm Resort & Spa has a phenomenal reputation for making your wedding day truly memorable. Gráinne and Ben are both very focused on attention to detail and therefore wanted to be able to rely on the staff at their venue to follow-through in realising the day as they had envisaged it."
"I met Chris when I was 16, we became quite close friends and at the age of 17 he decided to tell me how he felt towards me. We have never looked back!"
"I always knew I wanted to get married at Galgorm, for me, there is no other wedding venue in Northern Ireland like it. "
"We made the decision straight away. It was perfect, everything about it was all I had ever dreamed about. We didn’t even look or consider any other venues"
'We had been to stay a few times and we both love it, So we knew right away where we wanted to have our wedding day. We didn’t even look anywhere else!'
'Dave secretly organised for me to have the weekend off work and brought me to a lovely little village in The Lake District called Arnside.'
We met on the first night in Uni. I (Ashley) spent most of the night trying to get my head around Sheena's name to later go back to my hall's to add her on FB as quick as possible...instead of just talking to her.
"Galgorm is a beautiful setting with stunning grounds and the river. We loved that living in Australia while planning our wedding the packages had everything covered and Galgorm does all the hard work."
"We met while both working in Tesco in 2010, Rachael was Aidan's supervisor and convinced him to work plenty of overtime!"
This isn't your stereotypical love at first sight love story! Susan & David had crossed paths in the past, but it took one fateful night in Katy Daly's before romance sparked. The rest they say is history!
We met online - Twitter of all places! It started with a message and that was it.
"Galgorm is our special place. It was where Paul took me for our first weekend away and where he told me he loved me..."
Hannah & William's Christmas Eve engagement led to a beautifully Autumnal ceremony & reception at the Resort - the epitome of a Resort Wedding
"We made an appointment and literally fell in love with Galgorm and immediately knew that was the place we wanted to hold our wedding."
Catherine & Craig's joy-filled Autumnal wedding is everything you'd expect and much more (adorable dog included)...
"I always dreamed of having our wedding at Galgorm. It is my favourite hotel and the most beautiful setting. When I saw the Renaissance Suite I just fell in love with it!"
After a mini golf first date Jenna & James knew they were each other's cup of tee and finally against all odds and challenges from the pandemic, Jenna & James celebrated their dream day and it was amazing!
Fiona & David's wholesome Love Story is a must-read for the romantics among us...
Teenage sweethearts Aoife & DeeDee radiate a relaxed vibe that set the tone for their dreamy Great Hall reception.
Nirvana & George had their wedding planned in Portugal but when it could not go ahead due to the pandemic, Galgorm and Wedding Planner Donna saved the day with just 10 days planning!
When you know, you know! That was how Andrew & Lee felt when they first saw each other on a pre-Christmas trip to Galgorm. Not knowing that is where they would return to get married and celebrate with a wonderful winter wedding!
After a proposal "above par", Linda and Colin's love story has gone from strength to strength leading them to a wedding they will never forget.
"We visited Galgorm a couple of times and always knew it was the spot for us. The grounds are just out of this world and we really looked forward to chilling in the hot tubs with our guests."