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March 17, 2021

Babymoon in Ireland


Babymoon in Ireland - the Irish Coast

I have the fondest memories of my babymoon in Ireland. Zach and I packed our bags when I was 20 weeks pregnant with Perry and traveled across Ireland, Scotland, and England over the course of two weeks.

We immediately fell in love with everything about Ireland – the people, the lush green landscapes, the castles, the breakfasts! Ireland was truly a magical place for such a magical time in our lives.

Perhaps I should write a post about how to plan a babymoon, what to pack, etc., but I will keep this one fairly concise. We did A LOT of walking and a LOT of traveling on this trip (so many flights, trains, and driving!). In retrospect, I would recommend focusing on one location as opposed to hopping through three countries. I ended up feeling fine because my pregnancy with Perry was fairly easy. It was just a tiring trip overall.

Babymoon in Ireland

Packing light should also be a priority. The only things I packed relating to pregnancy were compression tights for the flights, my medical records, and some comfortable loungewear for when we were in our bed and breakfast.

What I adored about Ireland is that you don’t need to go to large tourist attractions to see beauty. Many of the images below were taken on the side of the road en route to our destination. Being surrounded by such awe was such a lovely experience.

I am sharing some of my favorite images from our babymoon in Ireland below. We began our trip in Dublin and roadtripped down the southeast coast, stopping in Kilkenny, Cobh, and Kinsale. We made our way back up the coast through Dingle and Galway. I included a couple Scotland images at the end (see if you can tell the difference!). Hope you enjoy!

Babymoon in Ireland - Killarney and Malahide
Dingle, Ireland Coast
Cobh, Ireland
Cliffs of Moher
Kylemore Abbey and Malahide Castle in Ireland
Trip to Ireland
Destination family photographer in Ireland
Blarney Castle in Ireland
Blarney, Ireland
Cliffs of Moher - Destination Family Photographer
Cobh, Ireland Photographer
Dingle, Ireland
Destination Newborn Photographer in Ireland - Marie Elizabeth Photography
Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
Malahide Castle and Dublin, Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
Dingle, Ireland
Destination photographer in Ireland
Killarney, Ireland
Sheep in Connemara, Ireland
Rock of Cashel, Ireland
Glencoe Valley, Scotland
Glencoe, Scotland
Rainbow in the Scottish Highlands

If you’re interested in some Ireland fine art prints, I recently opened a print shop. These prints are perfect for a nursery!

Babymoon in Ireland – Destination Family Photographer

Marie Elizabeth Photography specializes in fine art Maternity, Newborn, and Family Photography based out of Washington, D.C. She also serves the areas of Arlington, Alexandria, McLean, Falls Church, Vienna, Bethesda, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Kensington, Silver Spring, College Park, and Riverdale Park. She is open to traveling worldwide as a destination family photographer.

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