Excellent, interesting place. Great drive out along the peninsula to get there, good cafe, good guides, a pleasant day out.
About Larnach Castle & Gardens
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An interesting, visually stunning drive up to Larnach Castle. Beautiful grounds & house restored to their former glory. Quite a tragic family history makes the visit even more entrancing.
Don’t miss the opportunity to visit if you’re in the area. It’s a family owned business/restoration project, and it’s been done beautifully. It’s not quite finished yet, but show me a castle anywhere in the world that is. The gardens alone are worth a look...More
We Were here for a wedding last week...totally stunning place for a wedding....various oprions of places to hold the service... Catering was superb...so were the canape's....service amazing.... Certainly recommended as a venue
We visited the castle as part of a tour (with the Taeri Gorge train). The castle grounds are simply beautiful and you can get some stunning pictures from its perch point n the city. The castle is a family home (so not a real castle)...More
We'd previously visited the "castle" so this time we just wandered around the gardens and checked out the cafe. The history of the castle's original construction is an intriguing commentary on the wealthy politician who built the place and the times he lived in. The...More
Larnach Castle was on my list of must-sees in Dunedin. Unfortunately, it did not meet my expectations. I would classify the place as a grand house rather than a castle. While some rooms were beautifully appointed, overall it disappointed. The family sold all of the...More
The history and restoration of this building is amazing and can totally recommend the high tea too! The grounds are truly amazing to see as well as two avid gardeners can attest!