Boutique ethical weddings in the Wicklow mountains

The escape is the perfect Wicklow wedding venue to celebrate your special day. Tucked amid mountains and forests on the stunning Glen of Imaal, the idyllic seclusion make for a totally unique venue. With a sustainability and zero waste ethos,  coupled with locally sourced outstanding food, it will certainly be a wedding your guests will remember whilst being mindful natural surroundings


Surrounded by nature in stylish beauty

Indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies, dining and to party.

Forest Wedding

Acres of Ash, Spruce and Oak forest surround our secluded venue. Immerse yourself in the wonders of woodland nestled in the mountains of The Glen of Imaal.

Festival Style

Rekindle those precious moments with a boutique and stylish festival inspired wedding. In an atmosphere of music, joy and good friends, make new memories on to begin your new journey.

Garden Ceremonies

An acre of gardens for your ceremony, under the canopy of trees, on our mountain deck, in our forest garden. Be immersed in nature with your friends and family.

Mountain Lodge

lodge to hire
Built in the 1900s our lodge will seat 40 for an indoor ceremony in style. Oak floors, solid stone walls and a wood-burning stove can be decorated to your own tastes.


Our kitchen gardens offer seasonal sitdown or outdoor dining. From 40 seated indoors to 75 outside, our chefs will help design a menu to suit your needs.  Canapes, formal dining, wood-fired pizza, al fresco and Wagyu Beef BBQ and vegan options available.


Pamper yourself in the luxury of our seven beautiful garden cabins. Sleeping 18-26 we can configure the rooms just how you like. All ensuite with bespoke designed furniture and furnishings, comfort is at your fingertips.

Alternative and Intimate

Make memories with your close friends and family

  • Five-star standard overnight luxury
  • Accommodates up to 26
  • Only an hour from Dublin
  • Extra local accommodation
  • Secluded location
  • Onsite parking or buses organised

Chill Out Space

Our relaxation and chillout room has 21 large luxury bean bags to sink into. Music-loving guests also have access to our Sonos surround sound system to play their chill-out tunes. With acres of Wicklow woodland as our wood store, we have traditional wood stove burning brightly to keep you warm and cosy throughout your stay.

Larch Dining Cabin

Restored from the original woodshed with locally sourced larch, the dining cabin is situated under the beech trees. With handcrafted Irish oak tables and restored church pews, the cabin lends itself to a truly unique dining experience. An organic continental breakfast awaits guest each morning along with all day tea and locally roasted coffee.

Boutique Ensuite Cabins

Available as twin or double, each boutique garden cabin has been designed with great care and attention to detail. All furniture has been designed by the proprietor and made by craftspeople using locally sourced Irish timber. Enjoy a rainfall shower sourced directly from mountain spring water. Sleep in luxurious comfort with duvets filled with the finest duck feather and down and covered with 100% cotton. This is sure to provide you with the ultimate night’s sleep.

Ensuite Group Cabins

Our group rooms accommodate 4 with 2 single beds and 2 mezzanine beds. The beds were made by local craftspeople using aged spalted beech. Crafted from spalted beech each bed affords privacy with individual linen curtains and reading lights. All rooms are ensuite with Italian ceramic tiles, rain head showers, and spalted beech shelving. Full linen is provided.

Secluded Gardens

Set at the foothills in The Glen of Imaal, The elbowroom escape is surrounded by woodland. Ash, Oak and Spruce forests encompass our lodge with mountain walks accessible from the back garden. View the Sugar Loaf from our outdoor deck, and enjoy walks from short strolls to mountain climbs.

Outdoor Kitchen

For the truly al fresco experience, cook for your team on our outdoor BBQ surrounded by our permaculture gardens and kitchen garden. With a Victorian greenhouse, keyhole beds and terraced vegetable beds, your group will enjoy the true value and beauty of outdoor living.

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Terms & Conditions

Room Hire

A 30% booking fee is required to hold the room followed by full payment up to 48 hours before your stay with us.

You can make a cancellation up to 48 hours prior to 3pm on your check-in date at the hotel or guesthouse.When your cancellation has been confirmed you will receive an email from us and you are entitled to a full refund of your booking deposit.

If a cancellation is made within the 24 hours of your arrival, the deposit will not be refunded.

If cancellation is not received by the required date a charge one night’s accommodation is taken from your credit card.In the case of a no show, your credit card will be charged for one night’s accommodation.

If you book “non refundable” rate, then we are unable to refund your booking.

Your credit card details will be held on the system to cover any damage to the property during your stay with us.

General terms and conditions

All rates quoted are subject to availability and alteration. All special offers quoted are limited and subject to availability and may be subject to a minimum night stay.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information, the elbowroom escape does not accept liability for any errors or omissions and reserves the right to change information and descriptions of listed hotels and products.

All guests will be asked for identification on arrival – passport or driving licence – you cannot be checked in without your identification

We welcome under 18’s if they are accompanied by an adult or responsible guardian and stay in a room exclusively for their party.

Venue Hire Terms and Conditions:

Payment Requirements

30% booking deposit is required to hold the dates (based on 10 people for the number of days booked) – This is non refundable if you cancel within 90 days of your hire start date.

Further 20% required 90 days before the start date

Full Balance required 60 days before event.

A refundable security deposit of €800 will also be required to cover any damage/breakages that may occur during your stay. This amount will be returned to you within 48 hours of your departure.

Cancellation Policy

Hirer is responsible to pay cancellation fees as follows:

Cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival 100 percent of full hire fee is due to The elbowroom escape

Cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival booking your 50% deposit will not be refunded.

Cancel less than 90 days prior to arrival booking your 30% deposit will not be refunded.

A €100 administration and handling fee will apply if cancelled before 90 days.

The cancellation policy applies to all reasons for cancellation.

The elbowroom escape is not responsible for any forces of nature that may cause the hirer to cancel.

If for any reason The elbowroom escape has to cancel a booking, a full refund will be given.

Requirements of Hire:

If venue is being rented in order to teach yoga or similar activity, must supply the elbowroom escape with appropriate insurance paperwork to show they are covered to teach and work with the public (teachers insurance). Please send this in within 2 weeks of confirming your booking to