The Nunnery

Type:Conference Venue

The Nunnery

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An ancient estate, restored to its previous grandeur, The Nunnery is one of the Island’s most historic establishments. It is on the outskirts of Douglas and 20 minutes from the airport. The estate offers ample parking, office space and venue hire which can be customised to meet all business and social needs.

We are the perfect venue for any occasion with our fairy-tale setting, outstanding attention to detail, quality food and service to match. If you have a reason to celebrate make sure you do it in style in our exclusive-use venues. The Nunnery Estate has an extensive and versatile range of beautiful purpose designed rooms for corporate and private hire which vary in delegate capacity and price.

All venues for hire are multi-functional and offer a range of high-tech IT equipment and Wi-Fi. There is parking for 95 cars excluding disabled parking facilities. From the small and intimate to the grand and gracious for you to hold your next event in the awe-inspiring surroundings of The Nunnery. The combination of idyllic location and professional service will ensure your event is productive and memorable.

Please feel free to arrange a no-obligation viewing of the facilities and talk through the possibilities for your event which can be tailored to suit your individual or business requirements. Contact us to bring your plans to life at our unique venue, only a stone’s throw from the heart of Douglas.  Our Events Team will be happy to assist you with applicable prices and rates.

The Drawing Room

This is a versatile room and can be used for a variety of functions, presentations, think-tanks, training and networking sessions or meetings. It can also be made into an intimate and cosy venue which can comfortably sit 60 guests for a wedding ceremony or a presentation. The room can accommodate around 60 people for private sit-down meals.  It is also ideal for company meetings and workshops.  Alongside this, the reception area can be used to serve delicious canapes and prosecco next to our warm cosy fireplace.

The Garden Room

The Garden Room, a multi-purpose venue, has a unique and vibrant atmosphere in an amazing setting to host a multitude of events. Whether you are planning a lavish private party, an opulent wedding (we hold a Civil Ceremony License), a prom night, a team building event, a corporate conference, year-end parties, gala dinners, product launches, exhibitions, specialised markets, or themed evenings, we will help you create your vision.

Our Events Team are hands-on and have the versatility to provide the necessary assistance with all your needs from set-up, décor, catering, lighting and sound, flowers, and photographer to ensuring everything is personalised to your taste and carried out to the highest standards.

The Garden Room offers a relaxed elegant setting overlooking the beautiful gardens. During the day it is flooded with natural light.  It can accommodate up to 600 people standing and 350 people comfortably seated at tables. The Garden Room can be sub-divided into two sections should it be required.

The Shark Tank

This is a versatile room and can be used for a variety of functions, presentations, think-tanks, training; workshops and networking sessions or meetings. It can comfortably seat 60 guests for a presentation.  Alongside this, the reception area can be used to serve lunches or refreshments next to our warm cosy fireplace in the winter months.

The Space Room

This boardroom accommodates 14 – 16 people with boardroom table and chairs and Wi-Fi and equipment set up.

The Grounds and Gardens

Hiring of the Grounds and Gardens for a maximum 7-day access to erect and dismantle for the event, and one day of the actual event is included. The facilities can be used for sporting events, team building, car shows, product launches and photo shoots.


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The Mansion House, Old Castletown Road, Douglas, IM2 1QB
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* Open all year round for event hire

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