We are now taking Wedding Bookings for 2024/2025


The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens is the ideal setting for wedding ceremonies, the stunning landscape offers couples an exotic wedding location with a choice of intimate spaces and stunning backdrops. This outdoor venue can cater for large groups on the lawn and pond (approx 50-100) and smaller groups (approx 30) on the pond and Azumaya. For a really intimate wedding the Japanese Ceremonial Tea House is also available (no more than 5 people)
including celebrant or solmeniser and can be overlooked by (approx 10 people).

Please play our promotional Video on the top of this page. This video was created during our Wedding Fair and will give couples a good idea of how a wedding ceremony might look in the gardens. The Gardens can supply chairs, covers, bows, a table for the ceremony and simple decoration. If you would like to make an enquiry or request a price list please do so below.


The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens is also the perfect setting to have your Wedding Photographs taken, should you choose to have the Ceremony elsewhere or in a Church. There are some beautiful locations throughout the gardens, but you would need to book in advance to ensure your preferred date.
See gallery below for some ideas….


The Gardens are also available for Naming Ceremonies / Memorial Services and other Family Occasions, If you would like to find out more about a booking ceremony please email: or Tel: 087 0960013

See below some great ideas for settings and photo opportunities from recent weddings… see more photographs, couples and backdrops please visit our Facebook Page. Thank you to all our couples for allowing us to share their images

At Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens we can also help you with sourcing, musicians, celebrants, florists, reception venues, bridal wear and much more. We will also give the bridal party use of our magnificent Antique Japanese (Higasa) Parasol for their photo shoot.
Please see some images from our Wedding Fair to help you with your photographs, thank you to Keith Our Tour Guide , Richard’s Formal Wear and Bijou Bridal for supplying model and wedding outfits. Thanks to our Volunteers for being the ‘wedding guests’. Please see our Gallery below for some great ideas.