Be part of 800 years of history with a wedding venue as unique as both of you. The dramatic, neo-gothic architecture of Johnstown Castle, with its sumptuously furnished rooms and enchanting gardens, offers a magnificent backdrop for your special day.
Weddings and Civil Ceremonies in Johnstown Castle
The Dining Room - A spacious, beautifully decorated room adorned with original papier mache ceilings, oil paintings and furniture. Captured beautifully by the decorative windows are the glorious views of the Upper Lake. This room can seat up to 50 guests.
The Library - The magnificently carved book shelves and ceiling provide an intimate and romantic setting with views of the castle lake for up to 30 guests.
The Ballroom – Celebrate your special day in our newly restored East Wing, with three ceremony rooms to choose from. Our ornate Ballroom, with hand-painted and carved ceiling, can seat up to 60 guests.
The Oratory - If you are looking for a more intimate wedding, the oratory with its views of the sunken garden, can accommodate 40 guests.
From woodland paths to lake views, the spectacular Castle backdrop, ruins of 12th century Rathlannon Castle and tower follies, you are spoiled for choice.
Should you prefer the indoor setting of the ornately decorated castle, you will again have a plethora of options, from the Main Hall, Dining Room, Library, Drawing Room and turret stairs.
The newlyweds can choose to have further photos taken in the castle or around the grounds with your photographer to capture the day. We are happy to arrange for your guests to enjoy some delicious canapes and a glass of prosecco after the ceremony to toast the happy couple.
By choosing to host your ceremony or have your photographs here with us at Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum and Gardens, not only will you create memories to last a lifetime, but you will contribute towards preserving this unique property for future generations to enjoy.