Ryedale Folk Museum is a historic wedding venue located in Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, in northern England. This venue is a place where history is combined with blossoming futures. The open-air Museum is at the heart of the picturesque village of Hutton-le-Hole, in the truly beautiful countryside of the North York Moors National Park. For half a century the team at this museum conserved some of the Ryedale area’s most magnificent heritage for future generations to enjoy. The atmospheric buildings and collections, spread over six acres, tell a story about a rural way of life from the Iron Age to the 1950s - offering a unique glimpse of the past. The staff understands that every wedding is unique and strives to create an amazing day that you and your guests will never forget.
Facilities and Capacity
Ryedale Folk Museum is an exceptional and romantic setting. With its characterful historic buildings and serene countryside location, a ceremony at Ryedale Folk Museum is a memorable way to say, “I do”. There are nine unique ceremony locations at the Museum, each presenting an individual and characterful space. The Manor House is a stunning thatched 16th-century building with its original wooden cruck-frame construction. This versatile location can accommodate up to 58 guests under its original oak beams. An 18th-century cottage sits on the property and is ideal for more intimate ceremonies of up to eight guests. Another romantic location, a wooden clad space with a vintage feel and a capacity to host 28 people, the Pavilion can be decorated to customize the space. Other ceremony spaces include Pickard’s Cottage, the Iron Age Roundhouse, The High Shop, Crofter’s Cottage, and more all offer their own unique appeal.
Ryedale Folk Museum hopes to ensure that your wedding day is the perfect start for your future together. You and your partner will be given a tour of the property and encouraged to discuss your ideas. Whether you are planning a ‘40s tea dance in the Pavilion; or a hog roast in the Iron Age Roundhouse, the team are on hand to bring your vision to life. The dedicated and friendly team will help you every step of the way to make your civil ceremony, civil partnership, or vow renewal an unforgettable occasion. This venue welcomes traditional, non-traditional and historical ceremonies.