Meet the Team

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Our dedicated team

Dedicated and committed to ensuring that your dream day goes off without a hitch. Our wedding specialists will be with you every step of the way, relieving any stress and strain, allowing you to relax and enjoy.

Gavin Mackie

Joint Owner

A Mackie by name and by trade Gavin's engineering background comes in handy around the Estate and he can often be found strategically planning the next development. Forestry, Farm and Building work are Gavin's main remit. Constantly looking at ways to save energy consumption whist improving the parkland conservation and wildlife – he is never happier than enjoying the outdoors with his dogs, wife and children!


Sarah Mackie

Joint Owner

After celebrating their own wedding at Larchfield in 2007 Sarah is passionate about those coming to Larchfield having a day full of warmth, fun and exceptional memories. With a background in media before meeting a Northern Irish boy, Sarah now juggles work life with their young family. Living onsite mean she can be on hand for both - and her enthusiasm for all things heritage helps protect Larchfield as a somewhere special place for now and the future.

Donna Allan

Office Manager

With over 25 years working experience in the hospitably industry, including nearly a decade working at Larchfield Estate, Donna skilfully manages the accounts and administrative side of things in the estate office. As Office Manager, she ensures the smooth running of the daily operations in the office as well as supporting the team when her fountain of knowledge is needed. Donna lived in South Africa for 26 years before returning home to Northern Ireland in 2008. She enjoys spending time with her husband and family and taking her dog Roxy on walks.


Hannah Watson

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

With a background in photography and the art world, Hannah co-ordinates all things sales and marketing at Larchfield Estate. Overseeing the creative direction of our marketing activities, you may also see Hannah out and about at networking events or welcoming you to Larchfield Estate for a private viewing. If you are interested in hosting an event of any kind with us, from a wedding, to a corporate retreat or special event with friends and family, Hannah can provide you with all the information that you need to know!

Cathy Walker

Accommodation Supervisor

Cathy is your go-to-girl for all your requests during your stay here at Larchfield Estate, in order to make it tailored around you. She ensures all accommodation is maintained to the highest standard and most importantly, makes sure you are fed and watered with a gourmet breakfast hamper! As a country passionata herself, she can appreciate the beautiful surroundings and is always delighted to show it off to our guests. From your initial accommodation enquiry through to checking out, Cathy will always be at hand!

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Katherine Morris

Accommodation & Events Assistant

Katherine joined the team in January 2020 as Accommodation and Events Assistant. She is here to help you with anything you need for your wedding or event at Larchfield Estate and your stay in our beautiful accommodation! With a background in print journalism as well as years of experience in hospitality in Australia; Katherine made the move to Northern Ireland to travel, find out more about her Irish roots and rediscover the hospitality industry she loves. She is on hand to ensure your day runs smoothly and that you and your guests have everything you need to celebrate the very special moments we have the pleasure of hosting at Larchfield Estate.

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