Hafton Castle is the perfect venue for an intimate family wedding. Both the Castle and the grounds are licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies and up to 65 guests can be accommodated for a wedding reception. For more guests there is the opportunity to hire a marquee to be erected in the grounds. There are no staff at Hafton Castle, the castle can be hired for exclusive use giving couples the opportunity to tailor make the wedding to suit their individual choices and budgets.
Hafton Castle is a magnificent building with views across Holy Loch, set in its own delightful gardens with its own magnificent indoor swimming pool. (Please note that the price quoted does not include the pre heating and use of the pool – there is an additional charge of £500 for this.)
Both the castle and its grounds are licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies and it is the ideal venue for an intimate family wedding.
The Castle is a superb house with its wonderful indoor pool, billiard room, big conservatory and lots of outdoor space, plenty of space for the large number of people it sleeps. The magnificent front hall has plenty of seats, wood-burner and a grand piano. The Castle was built by James Hunter, and its architect was David Hamilton who also designed Dunoon Castle.
The bedrooms are very comfortable and all have en suite showers. The building has some magnificent features, beautiful ceilings, carved doors and a superb staircase. There are a numerous spacious public rooms. The drawing-room has a bar area and double doors onto the small drawing-room and the two rooms open out into one very large room, perfect for weddings or other gatherings.
Outside, the gardens have old trees, lawns and the views across the Loch are beautiful. The Castle can be reached from Glasgow Airport in approximately 45 minutes by car and guests usually arrive via the ferry which departs from Gourock and crosses the Firth of Clyde, a very romantic and atmospheric start to their stay at Hafton. There are many local activities, golf, swimming, clay pigeon shooting, sailing, fishing and quad biking to name but a few. Dunoon itself is the home of the Cowal Highland Gathering