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Antrim Castle Gardens & Clotworthy House


A range of individual rooms in Clotworthy House, with capacities from 12 to 60 people, are available for conferencing, meetings, workshops and events at reasonable rates. Rooms available for hire include:

  • Massereene Room
  • Skeffington Room
  • Foster Room
  • Ferrard Room

The Oriel Gallery (subject to availability) and Massereene Room at Clotworthy House have been approved for civil wedding ceremonies.

Outdoor Spaces

Added to this is a number of outdoor spaces, including the inner courtyard, events field, and the Large Parterre and Pavilion, all of which are available for hire for special events. It is anticipated that a number of outdoor spaces where marquees can be erected will also be approved for civil wedding ceremonies.


Accessibility has also been approved across the entire site with level access throughout the Clotworthy House building complex. There are lifts to all first floor areas, accessible toilets including a new ‘Changing Places’ facility, dedicated disabled parking bays and baby changing facilities. Measures have also been taken. Access has been improved throughout the path network with many of the main paths featuring a resin bound surface.

Garden Coffee Shop

The Garden Coffee Shop serves quality refreshments, snacks and meals daily with indoor seating available for up to 60 persons supplemented by outdoor seating provided in the adjacent courtyard area during summer months. Our catering partner, can offer bespoke hospitality for conferences, weddings, events and private functions. To discuss your catering requirements contact the Garden Coffee Shop directly E: events@lough41.co.uk 

Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House are open daily except 1 January, 12 July, 25 & 26 December and 31 December. Opening hours are;

Monday - Friday: 9.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am – 5.00pm

For enquiries and bookings or to discuss requirements for meetings, conferences, or general functions, please contact us on 0300 123 7788 or by email at culture@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk for further information on availability and rates.