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Great Places for Your Wedding Photos

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.

Cromane Photographs

Less than a 10 minute drive from Killorglin, the seaside village of Cromane is a great choice for your wedding photos.

Wedding Photograph Opportunities Cromane

Áine & Keith – Captured by Love Story Breda Daly Photography in Cromane Co Kerry

Ballykissane Photographs

The historic Ballykissane pier is a 2 minute drive from Sol y Sombra, it over looks Castlemaine Harbour and beautifully captures the Kerry countryside.

Wedding Photograph Opportunities - Ballykissane Co Kerry

Andy & Fionnula – Captured by Johnny Corcoran Photography in Ballykissane

Caragh Lake Photographs

15 minutes from Killorglin is the picturesque Caragh Lake, which boasts numerous locations for your photos

Wedding Photograph Opportunities - Caragh Lake Kerry

Ashley & Ciaran Captured by Emily Doran Photography at Caragh Lake

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.

Wedding Photograph Opportunities - Ard Ni Sidhe Kerry

Aisling in Ard Ni Sidhe – Captured by Love Story Breda Daly Photography


Sunhill Photographs

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.

Kerry Wedding Photography Locations - Sunhill Killorglin

Eimear & Eddie on Sunhill overlooking Castlemaine Harbour – Captured by Louise Scott Photography

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.

Kerry Wedding Photography Locations Laune Bridge

Carol & Dave at The Laune Bridge – Captured by Ciara O’Donnell Photography

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.

Laura & Dara on the Iron Bridge in Killorglin captured by Adrian O’Neill

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.

Laura & Dara pictured in front of one of the many murals commissioned by K-FEST around the town of Killorglin. Captured by Adrian O’Neill

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.