Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
Larnach Castle
 

Consider... the beautiful scenic drive from Dunedin... transporting you to another world... arrival at the Castle... a lone piper playing... entering the spectacular ballroom, the chandeliers sparkling, candles glowing, fires roaring, a delicious meal awaiting and our attentive staff at your service.

The ballroom at Larnach Castle has been hosting weddings for 45 years. We are now hosting weddings of two generations of families. Larnach Castle offers the service of a full time functions manager. Offering this service removes any unneeded stress on your wedding day.

Larnach Castle is the jewel in the crown of Dunedin for location, history and beauty. Our picturesque setting makes every wedding day we host special and unique. Our beautiful gardens make the idyllic setting for a ceremony and our gracious ballroom represents the epitome of style and sophistication.

Your Wedding Ceremony can take place in one of the many picturesque locations in the wonderful gardens around the Castle.

Favoured spots include the Rock Garden on the Ballroom Lawn, the Reflecting Pond with Dunedin City framed in the background, the Alice lawn or under the beautiful 1930s Cupola near the herbaceous border

The Castle offers you not only a stunning and romantic venue but also a high standard of service and quality. Wedding ceremonies and photographs at Larnach Castle and Larnach Castle Gardens are exclusively available only to couples hosting their reception at Larnach Castle.

Your wedding at Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle is the jewel in the crown of Dunedin for location, history and beauty. Our picturesque setting makes every wedding day we host special and unique.

Our beautiful gardens make the idyllic setting for a ceremony and our gracious ballroom represents the epitome of style and sophistication.

Your Wedding Ceremony can take place in one of the many picturesque locations in the wonderful gardens around the Castle.

Favoured spots include the Rock Garden on the Ballroom Lawn, the Reflecting Pond with Dunedin City framed in the background, the Alice lawn or under the beautiful 1930s Cupola near the herbaceous border

The Castle offers you not only a stunning and romantic venue but also a high standard of service and quality.

Wedding ceremonies and photographs at Larnach Castle and Larnach Castle Gardens are exclusively available only to couples hosting their reception at Larnach Castle.

The Ballroom:

The Ballroom features period architecture, glorious furnishings, magnificent chandeliers, baronial open fires, and a polished sprung dance floor. The Ballroom is able to accommodate between 80 and 180 people in a variety of settings that can be coordinated to your requirements. There is also the option of adding a Marquee to the side of the ballroom; this increases the capacity to 270.

The lower veranda of the Castle is the perfect area for the pre-dinner drinks and canapés.

The ballroom is complemented by a cloakroom, fully fitted bar and modern washroom facilities. 

Larnach Castle boasts the following features for your wedding: 

  • Unique Historical Setting - Only Castle in New Zealand
  • Beautiful Garden - Rated a Garden of International Significance by New Zealand Gardens Trust
  • Exclusive Use - Only couples holding their reception at the Castle can have their Ceremony and photographs here
  • Accommodation Available - Three Styles
  • Transport - We will arrange transport to and from the city
  • Catering - All of the food served at the Castle is prepared by our own team of chefs
  • Functions Manager - Larnach Castle has a dedicated manager to assist with all wedding requirements