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Cultra Manor at Ulster Folk Museum Wedding Venue

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County Down, Cultra


150 guests

10 reviews

The space is full of character and charm

A unique and spectacular setting

Steeped in history

Exclusive use of Cultra Manor on the big day

Entertain your wedding guests with a walk down Tea Lane and into yesteryear

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Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: ££ - £££

Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.

Hire Price Range: £2,640 - £3,000


Guests for a ceremony: 200

Guest Capacity (min/max): 40 / 150

Guests for sit down meal: 40 - 100

About Cultra Manor at Ulster Folk Museum

Cultra Manor is sure to impress your guest on your wedding day. Set in the stunning grounds of Ulster Folk Museum, just 10 minutes from Belfast city centre. Our manor house with its original features is exclusively yours for your special day and our dedicated staff to support you will ensure its a day to remember!

Nestled in 175 acres of rolling countryside, Cultra Manor is a truly jaw-dropping location. The ideal place for your wedding ceremony and reception to unfold. Boasting a tranquil setting with unique photograph opportunities and guest experiences. You and your guests should get ready to be wowed!

For the ceremony, you can choose from our quaintly restored 1717 church at the heart of the museum to the stylish Drawing Room within the Manor itself. For the wedding reception, the stunning Kennedy Room, with its vintage furniture and sophisticated décor is the ideal place to enjoy your meal.

Cultra Manor is an ideal location for all types of wedding style. From a cool and edgy wedding theme, to a traditional, stately and elegant affair, our spaces can do it all! No matter your wedding dreams, it is easy to imagine your special day at our magnificent country house.

The Cultra kitchen is a melting pot of delectable dishes, seasonal ingredients and the freshest culinary inspiration. The team of expert chefs at our wedding venue are passionate about making your wedding food memorable and moreish! Our friendly team of experts will work with you to produce your ideal wedding day menu. Whether you are wanting a formal sit-down meal, street-food, sharing platters, grazing tables or even a full banquet with canapes on top. Plus, we can help you select the perfect drinks to go with it all.

Send us an enquiry about your wedding day to discuss your plans with the team.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Chapel on premises

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Outdoor Ceremonies

Venue Setting




Venue Type

Exclusive use

Country House

Manor House

Unique & Unusual

Museums and Galleries


Outdoor / Garden

Intimate Venue

Stately home

Suitable for Asian Weddings

Suitable for Jewish Weddings

Additional Facilities

Wedding coordinator

Onsite car parking

Wedding packages

Outdoor ceremonies

Licensed bar

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Inhouse Toastmaster

Dance floor

Dog friendly

Good Disabled Access

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers


BBQ / Hog Roasts




Contact & Location

Cultra Manor at Ulster Folk Museum

153 Bangor Rd, Cultra, Holywood, Cultra, BT18 0EU, County Down, United Kingdom


Yes, when you hire Cultra Manor for your wedding day you'll have exclusive use of the Manor.

Unfortunately, we do not allow couples to bring their own wine. Our in-house caterers, Craft Event Co, has a fully-stocked bar and Cultra Manor is a fully licenced venue. If there is a specific wine you would like that is not on our extensive menu, we can usually source it for you with a little notice.

For weddings taking place on Monday - Saturday, the serving of alcohol will stop at 12.30am, any music and entertainment will need to finish at 1am, with guests departing by 1.30am. On Sundays, the bar will be closed at 11.30pm, with music and entertainment stopping at 12am. Guests will need to depart the venue by 12.30am. Please be aware, special timings apply over Easter and Christmas as per NI licensing laws.

Regrettably, fireworks and lanterns are not permitted at the venue due to nearby livestock in the Museum Rural Area and thatched roof buildings in the Folk Museum. However, sparklers can be used outside the Manor for a beautiful exit photo and a fun atmosphere with your guests.

Yes, real petal confetti or biodegradable confetti can be thrown outside the venue.

If the venue isn't being used the day before your wedding, then you and your suppliers are more than welcome to come in and set up then. In the instance the Manor is unavailable the day before your wedding day, we will ensure we make an appointment to get detailed instructions of how you would like the rooms to be decorated and can set this up for you. Suppliers are welcome at the Manor on the morning of your wedding.

Belfast City Centre is situated just 10 minutes away from the venue. There are plenty of hotels and B&Bs there for your guests.

Yes, Cultra Manor is fully accessible. The venue has disabled parking, external ramped access, a lift and accessible toilets on both floors.

Our Sustainability Commitments

We are focused on reducing our environmental impact and working to implement this across all events at Cultra Manor. Our key environmental game changing objectives are reducing food waste & single use plastics, conserving resources, sourcing responsibly, offering healthy options and enriching communities in this process.

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