Book the Castle - Craigdarroch Castle

Events are always grander at the castle

Book Craigdarroch Castle

Craigdarroch Castle was built for entertaining and is a unique choice to celebrate your wedding, corporate party or special event.

Craigdarroch Castle is best suited a stand-up cocktail-style reception, the Castle can hold as many as 200.

If you would like to hold your wedding ceremony here we can accommodate a maximum of 20 guests in the Library, 30 guests for an alcove wedding, or 40 seated guests for a ceremony in the dance hall.


If you are considering an outdoor wedding or special event, there is practically no limit to the number of guests as our 70,000+ square foot lawn can accommodate the largest of tents.

We work with local party and tent rental companies who can provide customized options for your event.


[email protected] or phone 250.592.5323 ext. 22 or contact Kate at [email protected] or 250-592-5323 ext 32.

Meet the Dunsmuirs

Robert and Joan Dunsmuir had two sons, eight daughters and plenty of exploits. The Castle weaves a fascinating tale of this intriguing family – their achievements, their relationships and even their quirks.

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About the Castle

Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.

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Plan Your Visit

We are open daily from 10am – 4:30pm, with extended hours from June 15th to September 6th (9am – 7pm). (Please note that we are closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st)

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