practicalities

Please scroll down to any of the headings for more info. Or go to our estate map, or see our plans of the ballroom and surrounds.

Ballroom Capacity

Cocktails/standing party up to 140 guests
Dance-floor and bar/lounge up to 140 guests
Banquets up to 100 guests/12 tables
Theatre/lecture up to 110-130 guests

These are our best guesses, but please check with your event professionals to be sure. Where there is a range, the actual capacity would depend on size of stage, amount of seating, etc.

Ballroom Dimensions

Width 23.6 feet
Length 46.6 feet
Height 21.3 feet
Area 1100 square feet

Bathroom facilities

Ensuite to ballroom:
Three loo cubicles (one with shower)

Curfew

Killyon Manor is set in great solitude, in the middle of a sixty-acre estate…but amplified noise carries at night. After midnight, the ballroom windows and lawns will be shut and shutters closed for late night dancing, which can then continue till three in the morning.

Dance-floor

The ballroom floor is a sprung, wooden nineteenth century dance-floor, so it an almost slight bounce, Djs using turntables will need weighted tables.

Electricity

Mains 220v through seven double wall sockets
Ballroom is on a domestic supply, so power use is restricted. LED lighting only. Please check with us and our electricians before you plan.

Equipment

We have dining tables and chairs for 100, rustic benches, cafe tables and chairs, outdoor tables, and a superb bar with chillers . For weddings all this equipment, and more is included in the price.

Other entertaining areas

You can also expand your party into other areas around the ballroom:

Walled ballroom yard – smoking area, fire pit
Pigeon-house shebeen (roofed and lit with built in rustic bar) and herb garden
Back lawn
Parking lot for mobile food, pizza vans etc
Back field
Ballroom deck

Further afield, you could stage satellite events in various parts of the sixty acres estate –at the island wood ruined chapel, by the river, in the orchard, under large trees.

Retreats
Retreats and workshops work very well in this relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, and we make space for them in May, June and September - please contact us for rates and details.

Smoking

Smoking outside only

Weddings

We love to have just a few of these each year in high summer. Please see our wedding/party pages for more details

Windows

Four floor-to-ceiling giant sash windows . 20ft high on west side of ballroom . 2 windows open at standing height onto back lawn.