Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is now closed for major project works - re-opening in July 2018.


Our history, your story.

Our history, your story.

An oasis of calm on the edge of the city of Belfast

As a working royal residence, Hillsborough Castle has welcomed an array of prestigious guests since it was first built in the late 1700s.

Hosting events is our forte and you can relax in the knowledge that you and your guests will receive a royal welcome as you add your own unique story to Hillsborough Castle's history.

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Discover more about weddings at Hillsborough Castle

Weddings at Hillsborough Castle brochure

South Lawn and South Terrace Marquee Sites

Hold your wedding amongst ornamental grounds, peaceful woodland, meandering waterways, picturesque glens and trimmed lawns. Elegant gazebos and marquees to suit your wedding can be incorporated into the stunning landscape.

  • Capacity for up to 350 guests
  • Licensed for up to 350 guests for a ceremony

Exclusive Castle Hire

Exchange your vows in one of the Castle’s State Rooms, filled with paintings from the Royal Collection, including Old Masters and works by renowned local artists. Alternatively, arrive after your ceremony for drinks and dinner in the Throne Room or State Dining Room.

  • Capacity for up to 80 guests for dinner
  • Licensed for up to 120 guests for a ceremony

Approved Suppliers

From flowers to music and lighting, a personal event manager and carefully selected accredited suppliers will help you to enjoy a wonderful day that will become one of the highlights of your own family history.

Find out more about our approved suppliers