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Antrim Civic Centre

Purpose built Marriage Suite with private entrance. We also have a beautifully landscaped and mature garden area that would be ideal for those special photographs. Civil marriages can take place in one of two rooms:

  • Whinstone Suite (seats up to 45 people)
  • Steeple Suite (seats up to 85 people)
  • Price: (table format needed for prices)

Price:

Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) £148
Saturday (up to 3pm) £383
Public Holidays £438

Ballyclare Town Hall

Ballyclare Town Hall One of the oldest buildings in Ballyclare, offers a quiet setting for your ceremony.  Civil marriages can take place in one of two rooms:

  • Ollar Room  (seats up to 100 people)
  • Dorsten Room (seats 8-10 people)

Price:

Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) £118
Saturday (up to 3pm) £254
Public Holidays £318

Approved Council Venues

Civil Marriages can also take place in an approved venue (Monday - Saturday), subject to the availability of a Registrar. The following venues have been approved by the Registrar to hold civil ceremonies:


Antrim Castle Gardens & Clotworthy House

  • Recently renovated to restore the historic and traditional beauty of the area with  picturesque grounds for photographs.  Clotworthy House offers two rooms for marriages:
  • The Oriel Gallery -  up to 60 people
  • The Massereene Room -  up to 50 seats
  • Also the option of having an outside ceremony in the Antrim Castle, under the Parterre (contact Clotworthy for further details)

Old Courthouse, Antrim

  • Able to accommodate up to 100 people, offers the attraction of a beautiful historic building          
  • Sentry Hill

    Ceremonies take place in the old byre, which makes for an intimate and rather uniqu setting. Sentry Hill house itself dates back to the Victorian period and is set within two acres of gardens which makes it an impressive backdrop for wedding photographs.

Approved Hotels/Venues

Price:

Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) £151
Saturday (up to 3pm) £294
Public Holidays £294

* Please note additional hire costs will be payable to the venues directly – please see below fees relating to Council venues.

Antrim Castle Gardens
  Capacity Monday - Friday
(9am - 5pm)
Weekends and Public Holidays
Large Parterre 80 under Pavillion Varies if Marquee £101.16 £101.16
Events Field Varies if Marquee £106.16 £106.16
Clotworthy House
  Capacity Monday - Friday 
(9am - 5pm)
Weekends and Public Holidays
Massereene Room 50 £50.00 £96.16
Oriel Gallery 60 £50.00 £96.16
Old Courthouse
Capacity Monday - Friday 
(9am - 5pm)
Weekends and Public Holidays
130 £152.00 £198.16
 
Sentry Hill
Capacity Monday - Friday 
(9am - 5pm)
Weekends and Public Holidays
35 £72.00    £80.00

Application for Premises to be approved as a Venue for Civil Partnership Registration​                                        

 

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