Sol y Sombra is located in the heart of Reeks District which provides an abundance of spectacular locations for your wedding photographs. Whether you and your partner want to take a quick stroll to many of the locations around Killorglin town or perhaps you would prefer a quick drive out the road to take in all the beauty Reeks District as to offer. Here are a sample of places where some of our couples have chosen to take their timeless wedding photographs.
Less than a 10 minute drive from Killorglin, the seaside village of Cromane is a great choice for your wedding photos.
The historic Ballykissane pier is a 2 minute drive from Sol y Sombra, it over looks Castlemaine Harbour and beautifully captures the Kerry countryside.
Caragh Lake Photographs
15 minutes from Killorglin is the picturesque Caragh Lake, which boasts numerous locations for your photos
Ard Ni Sidhe* Photographs
The Ard Ni Sidhe Country House Hotel is nestled in on the banks of Caragh Lake surrounded by an amazing 32 acre garden.
*The Ard Ni Sidhe is only available to guests of the hotel.
Another beautiful spot that is only a 2 minute drive from Sol y Sombra is Sunhill, which overlooks Castlemaine Harbour. Whether you have sunshine or a blustery stormy day the photos taken here can be amazing.
The Laune Bridge Photographs
Just a few hundred meters from Sol y Sombra is Killorglin’s Laune Bridge. Originally constructed in 1885, it has been the background to many couples who have tied the knot in Killorglin over the years.
Iron Bridge Photographs
The Iron Bridge was once the bridge that serviced the trains that ran from Farranfore to Valentia. The bridge has been closed since the 1950’s but is still very iconic and synonymous with the town of Killorglin. The foliage on the walkway up to the bridge as well as the bridge itself make for very memorable photos.
Wedding Photos with the Murals
Killorglin is best know for Puck Fair, however their are other festivals that happen annually in Killorglin. K-FEST is a music and arts festival that has brightened Killorglin with a new mural each year. They make for excellent backdrops if you looking for something a little bit different in your wedding photos.
This is a sample of locations in the region that make for great wedding photograph opportunities, make sure you talk to your photographer as they may have a few secret locations up their sleeves.