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Extensive ground for outdoor weddings
8 Bedroom Georgian Villa
Four Poster Beds
Iconic venue
Antique French Sleigh Bed
New hot tub with water and lighting features and bluetooth speakers
New wood fired barrel sauna in the woods with plunge pool & shower
Marquee for rent
Marquee available for rent
Extensive woods
8 person wood fired sauna
Wood fired stove in bedroom
8 Bedroom Georgian Villa
Four Poster Beds
Iconic venue
Antique French Sleigh Bed

Inch Schoolhouse Event Residence, County Down, Northern Ireland

Sleeps 8 - 16 8 Bedrooms 150 Dining 150 Venue Capacity

Wedding venue near Strangford Lough for celebrations with up to 150 guests, with marquee available and outside spa

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Inch Schoolhouse Event Residence, County Down, Northern Ireland, sleeps 8 - 16 in 8 bedrooms.

Inch Schoolhouse is a Georgian Villa, with 8 bedrooms, antique 4 poster and sleigh beds and Tiffany lighting. Award winning and highly rated (recent average of 9.8).
A 5x10m marquee, with tables and chairs, is available for rent as part of the wedding package, this can seat up to 40 guests. Guests also have the option to bring their own larger marquee, which can be set up in the lower field, and will entail a site fee. There is a second entrance to the field, which also has room for parking. We do not have a licence to sell alcohol, so you can bring your own on a self-catering basis. We are in the process of building an outdoor bar.
Weddings are usually a 3 night minimum stay, allowing for a set-up and breakdown day. Prices are cheaper during the week, and off-season (May-September).
Located in County Down, Northern Ireland, 30 minutes from Belfast, in the Strangford Lecale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between Crossgar and Downpatrick Inch Schoolhouse is also just a mile away from Inch Abbey, which is a popular site for wedding photos.
The former schoolhouse sits on a pastoral 3 acre site, with extensive gardens and woods, which are dramatically illuminated at night.
Inside, features include a mahogany bar in the reception area; a large cinema/disco room, with video projector and surround sound; antique style bath and large walk in shower; en suite bedroom; sun room; fully equipped kitchen with 6 hob Aga.
Outside, there’s an outdoor spa, with hot tub, wood fired barrel sauna, plunge barrel and shower; large decorative pond; basketball hoop and soccer goals; enclosed pet run.

Available for your wedding group

Marquee Facilities Wedding Catering


Dog Friendly

Pet cleaning fee applies if odour or mess left


Ground floor access to 2 bathrooms (one with walk in shower), 4 bedrooms, kitchen and living rooms. No specific disabled facilities.


Mobile phone signal booster on site, and WiFi throughout.


Large kitchen fully equipped with: Aga cooker, 3 electric ovens, 6 gas hobs, American refrigerator, ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, pots and pans.

Dining Room

Large dining room with antique Edwardian extendable banquet style dining table which can seat 16.

Sitting Room

Two sitting rooms, one with wood stove, TV and games and another sun room with sofa overlooking playground.

TV and Music Facilities

All bedrooms have a television. The living room has a TV, and there is also a TV in the kitchen. Video projector and movie marquee available.

Games Room

No games room, but there is a disco room.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating. Open fire in master bedroom and wood stove in living room.


(1) En suite double; (2) Superking 4 poster; (3) King 4 poster; (4) King sleigh bed; (5) 2 King Sleigh (6) Double & single (7) King (8) King sleigh.


High quality linen provided, including bath towels, face cloths, robes and slippers.


3 bathrooms/toilets: 1 en suite, 1 antique bath, 1 walk in power shower.

Children's Facilities

Outdoor enclosed playground, games room, kiddy pool.


8 person hot tub, 8 person sauna, tables with LED lit parasols, barbecue, picnic table, enclosed playground, fish pond, 3 acres of gardens and woods.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Large car park for 10 cars which can also be used for marquees.


Smoking room available but otherwise no smoking in the house please.

Booking Information

2 night minimum on weekends. Disco/Cinema Room, Hot Tub and Barrel Sauna are extra

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Inch Schoolhouse

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On the main Belfast road. Near the coast and Strangford Lough. 30 minutes from Belfast, in County Down.

  • Crossgar.
  • Supervalu, Crossgar.
  • Denver's, Downpatrick.
  • Belfast.
  • Bus stop 300 yards away.

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