Dorset House School, West Sussex

Dorset House School is a co-educational preparatory school for children aged 4 to 13 located near Pulborough in West Sussex.

Dorset House School
Church Lane
Pulborough RH20 1PB

Ideal venue for all occasions

Dorset House School is set in 20 acres in the heart of the South Downs National Park with stunning views across the Arun Valley. Surrounded by scenic countryside, yet easily accessible from Gatwick Airport and the towns of Chichester, Worthing and Horsham, it is the ideal location for social, corporate and community events alike and would particularly suit groups of walkers, painters or actors.

Services available for all facilities:

  • Wi-fi
  • Free car parking
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Accommodation

Dance, Drama & Music


Within the grounds of the school is the stunning Amphitheatre, a remarkable place for an outdoor blessing or drama/music productions.

Sports & Fitness

Astro Turf Pitches

The all-weather astro turf pitch can be set up for hockey, netball, football and tennis, and is available for hire by groups and individuals, for one off bookings or regular training sessions.

Sports Pitches

The extensive playing fields which cater for rounders, football, rugby and cricket are available for hire by groups and individuals, for one off bookings or regular training sessions.

Celebrations & Events

Entertaining Areas

The beautiful 16th Century barn itself comprises two adjoining areas; the hall-like Inner Barn which seats up to 100, includes a central log fireplace, polished wooden floors, windows overlooking the countryside and AV equipment. The Outer Barn is more traditional in style with direct access to the gardens and river.


The stunning woodland area which includes wooden play equipment and a stunning avenue of beech trees, is perfect for Forest School and outdoor activities.

Dining Hall

The Dining Hall at Dorset House can seat up to 40 people and can be hired for a variety of smaller social and corporate events.

Courses & Corporate


A selection of classrooms, all housed in a modern building are available for hire by community groups, individuals and small businesses. The classrooms can seat up to 20 people and include whiteboards and Wifi.



Up to 40 beds are available for hire by groups and are arranged in dormitories on two floors of a 12th Century Manor House.

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