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Culloden Estate and Spa


  • Five Star Quality Assurance
Five Star Quality Assurance
142 Bangor Road, Holywood, Co Down, BT18 0EX
View of the hotel and landscaped grounds on a bright sunny day


Standing on the wooded slopes of the Holywood hills overlooking Belfast Lough is the magnificent Culloden Estate and Spa. Located 10 minutes from Belfast City and 5 minutes from the George Best Belfast City Airport. Originally built as an official palace for the Bishop of Down, it stands in a 12 acre estate. Palatial surroundings, fine antiques and the highest levels of personal service.

As befits Northern Ireland’s leading 5 Star hotel, each of the 98 guest bedrooms is exquisitely decorated and tastefully furnished. Many have stunning views over the Estate and Belfast Lough, and the County Antrim coastline especially the Palace Suite, one of Ireland’s finest bedroom suites.

The Vespers Restaurant has breathtaking views over Belfast Lough, and serves modern Irish Cuisine using the freshest local produce. There is also an extensive range of dining and socialising options in our bar, conservatory and lounge. The Cultra Inn, complete with log fires, is a cosy bar and restaurant which nestles in the Estate - perfect for a tasty lunch or pint by the fireside.

The Spa offers a full range of health and leisure facilities and is a sanctuary for both body and mind. Here you will find an oasis of tranquillity and an antidote to the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

A wide choice of reviving, rejuvenating, soothing and relaxing Spa treatments are available, using the renowned ESPA range of natural therapies and products. Choose from a Luxurious Day Spa Experience, an overnight Spa break or simply a treatment from our extensive portfolio. Packages can be tailored to include any combination of therapies, in addition to full access to the pool and Health Club facilities and a light lunch in Zest. Children’s pool hours do apply.

Monday – Thursday – 11.00 – 18.00
Friday – Sunday – 10.00 – 19.00.



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  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Local Produce
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Cot & Highchair Available

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Cater for females
  • Cater for individuals
  • Cater for males
  • Central heating throughout
  • Chef
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Gift vouchers
  • Groups accepted
  • Groups catered for
  • Hairdryers
  • Interlink Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Robes available

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle hire
  • Gym On Premises
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool On Premises
  • Television in lounge/TV room
  • Tennis court
  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Midweek breaks
  • Short breaks available
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • Dogs Welcome Outside
  • Family Room on request

Room / Unit Features

  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • TV In Bedrooms

Special Offers

  • Cultra Inn Mini Break - County Down

    From £170 per person sharing

    Enjoy a luxurious mini break in the Culloden Estate & Spa. Your stay will include: Luxurious overnight accommodation, 3 course Dinner in the Cultra Inn, Full Irish Breakfast, Exclusive ESPA Products, Luxury Bathrobes & slippers, Use of Health Club and Spa*, Complimentary car parking, Complimentary WiFi with access to over 7,000 digital newspapers & magazines, Complimentary WI-FI, Complimentary Duck

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  • The Finer Things, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast - County Down

    From £180 per person sharing

    From the moment, you drive through the gates of the Estate and see the Culloden at the end of the beautiful sweeping drive, you can be guaranteed a very special stay full of the finer things in life: Luxurious overnight stay, 4 course A La Carte dinner in Vespers Restaurant, Complimentary glass of Wine, Full Irish Breakfast, Exclusive ESPA Products, Luxury Bathrobes & slippers, Use of Health Club & Spa*, Complimentary car parking, Complimentary WiFi with access to over 7,000 digital newspapers & magazines, Complimentary wifi, Complimentary Duck

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  • Sequoia Couples Serenity - County Down

    From £160 per person

    Spend some quality relaxation time with your partner with this couples treatment at the five star Spa at Culloden. This special 100 minute couples spa treatment includes: Salt & Oil Body Exfoliation, ESPA Personalised Facial, Lower Leg & Foot Massage, Oriental Scalp & Shoulder Massage, Complimentary 15ml Bath Oil to use at home. Upgrade to enjoy Afternoon Tea for £20 per person.

    To Book Call +44 (0) 28 9042 1135

    Hotels - redeem this special offer between 24/01/2022 and 31/12/2022

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  • Romance and Bubbles - County Down

    From £400 per couple

    Demonstrate your love for that special someone in an unrivalled romantic setting. Overlooking Belfast Lough and with 12 acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodland to stroll around with, not to mention the tranquil ambience of the Spa to relax in, the Culloden Estate is the perfect place to make those unforgettable memories that will be forever cherished.

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