Royal Roads University is situated on a bird sanctuary and with safety concerns for students and public as well as protecting our national historical buildings on campus, the use of drones are not permitted.
Your on-site representative will show you basic operation of the media console and public address system. Should you require day-of technical assistance to operate a slideshow or similar, an Audio Visual Technician can be arranged for an additional fee and subject to availability.
As stewards of Hatley Park National Historic Site, we are responsible to preserve and protect the buildings, grounds, and gardens for the benefit of future generations. As such, heritage restoration work is required each year. We will be sure to advise our clients if any activities will be in progress during their event date.
Clients are required to purchase liability insurance from insurers licensed in British Columbia with a limit of no less than $2,000,000 that name Royal Roads University indemnified.
Non-refundable deposit representing 50% of the facility rental is due upon signing the License Agreement. The remaining 50% of the facility rental plus tax is due 30 days prior to your event.
No. Your bridal party may carry flowers or a basket of flowers as an alternative.
Yes. Our wedding areas are wheelchair accessible.
“Garden Ceremony” package
In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place under the Italian Garden’s loggia.
“Classic Hatley Castle” or “Classic Hatley Castle & Quarterdeck Combination” packages
In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place inside Hatley Castle’s grand foyer. Seating for 35 guests is provided in the foyer, with additional guests standing on the west staircase.
A media console and/or public address system is provided. Additional in-house audio visual equipment can be arranged subject to a fee, plus AV technician requirements.