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Our wedding packages

Applicable from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025

At Belfast Castle we offer a ten-hour block booking for weddings, from 3pm to 1am. The room hire cost is £1,020 (valid until 31 March 2025). 

The ten-hour block booking for weddings includes:

  • use of the entire ground floor of Belfast Castle, which includes: 
    • use of the Donegall Room for your marriage service or ceremony, arrival drinks and evening reception
    • use of the Chichester Room from 3pm to 1am for your wedding reception
    • use of the Deerpark Room from 3pm to 1am
    • use of our bridal changing room from 3pm to 1am for refreshing throughout the day
    • use of landscaped gardens for wedding photography
  • red carpet on arrival
  • matching menu and place cards
  • personalised table plan
  • cake stand (options available)
  • public address system for speeches and toasts only.

Smaller rooms are also available. If you want to hire one of our rooms, our Front of House team can advise on hourly rates.

Flowers or other decorations should be hired through your preferred company.

Sunday to Thursday weddings

Weddings booked on a Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday are eligible for a 20 per cent discount on room hire only (excluding package deals).

Friday and Saturday weddings

Weddings booked on Fridays and Saturdays must have a minimum number of 80 guests. The earliest start time for a wedding on a Friday and Saturday is 3pm.

Wedding service or ceremony only at Belfast Castle

If you wish to view our facilities, let us know dates when you are available and we can arrange a mutual appointment.

If you are having your wedding service or ceremony only in Belfast castle, the service must take place at 12 noon. Rooms licensed for a wedding service or ceremony are:

  • Donegall Room
  • Ashley Room
  • Fisherwick Room

For hire rates, call Belfast Castle on 028 9077 6925.

In-house hospitality and catering packages

At Belfast Castle, we have an in-house hospitality and catering service provider. CRG Catering (the team behind Crumlin Road Gaol (link opens in new window)) will look after you and your guests to make ensure your day at the castle is perfect.

Their staff will give advice on various aspects of your wedding day, including choice of menus, room styles, wines, flowers and chair covers. Their catering team can personalise the menu to suit your tastes.

For more information on their wedding package offer and brochure, visit CRG - Events, Weddings and Venue Hire (link opens in new window).

Room dimensions and seating capacities 

Do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss maximum and minimum numbers, seating arrangements or alternative styles.

Room seating capacities

These are approximate seating capacities. Contact us if you wish to discuss maximum and minimum numbers, for seating arrangements or alternative styles.

Room nameTheatreBoardroomCabaret (6 per table)Dinner
Chichester Room2004084160
Donegall Room80303050
Deerpark Room50242440
Ben Madigan Room60232460
Fisherwick Room30161830
Ashley Room50252440

Room dimensions

These are the dimensions of available rooms in Belfast Castle to help you judge what's best for your day.

Room nameSize in Ft (Size in M)Square Ft (Square M)Ceiling Height in Ft (Ceiling Height in M)
Chichester Room84’3x19’2. (25.7x5.85)1,615 (150)14’6 (4.42)
Donegall Room32’9x19’6. (10.3x5.9)638 (61)14’6 (4.42)
Deerpark Room24’7 (5.37x7.48)424 (40)12’0 (3.80)
Ben Madigan Room48’6x14’’10. (15x4.5)715 (67)12’6 (380)
Fisherwick Room20’x19’9. (6.10x6)39.5 (37)12.6 (380)
Ashley Room25’x19’9. (7.6x6.0)493 (46)12’6 (380)

Visit the castle for a viewing

To view our facilities for your special day or to meet the catering team, let us know a date when you and your partner are available and we can arrange a suitable appointment for you with our Front of House team. Call us on 028 9077 6925. 

Registration of marriages and civil partnerships

For queries about the registration of marriages and civil partnerships, go to Births, deaths and ceremonies (link opens in new window) or call the Registrar's Office on +44(0)28 9027 0455.

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