Kingswood School, Somerset

Kingswood School  is an independent day and boarding school located in Bath, Somerset which educates 950 children aged 3 to 18.

Kingswood School
Lansdown Road
Bath
Somerset, BA1 5RG

Outstanding facilities for all occasions

Located in Lansdown, with magnificent views over Bath, we are just two miles from the city centre and benefit from excellent access routes and ample free parking. Historic Kingswood School’s diverse array of facilities ranges from Georgian houses to the modern Sports Pavilion with a variety of sporting facilities conveniently located across the campus, offering our customers flexibility to meet their individual requirements. Our renowned in-house catering professionals offer first-class cuisine for all occasions and  can tailor their menus to suit your individual needs and budgets, ensuring a high level of hospitality for your event, sporting occasion or residential stay. Kingswood School is the venue for every occasion.

Services available for all facilities:

  • Wi-fi
  • In-house catering
  • Free car parking
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Accommodation

Dance, Drama & Music

Theatre

Outside term time the theatre is available for hire at competitive prices and is the ideal location to hold your production and rehearsals, with a capacity of 450 or seating for 366, accessibility for wheelchairs, on-site parking and accommodation. Kingswood Theatre has two small dressing rooms with two private WCs and a foyer with a lockable bar/kitchen area, and is well-equipped with lighting, sound and AV facilities with technical support.

Sports & Fitness

Astro Turf Pitches

Kingswood has 2 AstroTurfs, availble for hire. The Upper AstroTurf was refurbished in 2007 and is a high specification sand-dressed turf specifically for hockey. The pitch is full-size and floodlit, and there is an extra warm up/training area located at the end of the pitch. Changing rooms are located adjacent to the pitch in the sports pavilion and are also available for hire.The AstroTurf is available for hire evenings, weekends and holiday periods. (This pitch is only available for hockey)

Sports Hall

On the main campus there is a full-sized sports hall available for hire throughout the year. This features a hard rubber Pulastic floor, marked out for a number of sports including basketball, netball, badminton, tennis, volleyball, soccer and hockey. There are also four banks of cricket nets. There is a viewing gallery for spectators which overlooks two squash courts.

Cricket Pitches

There are two full-sized pitches on spectacular grounds available for hire, as well as an artificial wicket, with covers available on the first team pitch. Groups must provide their own stumps and equipment. On the main campus there are five artificial cricket nets which can be hired between April and July.

Squash Courts

In our main sports centre we offer the use of our squash court for an annual membership fee. Membership entitles the user to access to the court and free parking on Fonthill Road. Individual bookings are also available, but these are limited to three times per person per year.

Rugby Pitches

There are a total of seven rugby pitches available for hire on the Upper playing fields:- 1 x training pitch: September to February, 3 x full size pitches: August to May, 3 x small pitches: September to February (two available from December).

Tennis Courts

Kingswood also offers access and memberships to ten all-weather tarmac tennis courts on the Upper playing fields, which are available from May until September each year.

Sports Pitches

There are a total of five grass football pitches available for hire:- 1 x full size pitch September to March, 2 x ¾ size pitches available all year round, 2 x mini pitches September to March.

Athletics Track

The six lane, 400m, grass running track surrounds the athletics area from April to August each year and is available for hire to individuals and groups alike.

Netball Courts

There are seven all-weather, tarmac courts available for hire from October until April. Bookings outside of this time may also be available on request.

Swimming Pool

The Kingswood Indoor Swimming Pool is ideal for swimmers of all abilities, and changing rooms are included as part of the hire cost.

Celebrations & Events

Historic Entertaining Areas

Summerhill Mansion, built in 1818, lends itself to weddings, dinner dances, parties, conferences and corporate events, and is particularly popular due to its views over Bath city centre. The Mansion opens out onto a terraced area with a large lawn which is also suitable for a marquee. The Mansion has two floors available for hire – the ground floor suitable for dining for up to 100 guests seated and the first floor for dancing in the Upper Gallery. Alternatively, the ground floor room can be used for both dining and dancing.

Historic Dining Hall

For larger gatherings the Dining Hall at Kingswood Senior School offers a majestic setting for any event. Reminiscent of “Hogwarts”, the hall can seat up to 160 for dinner with the front of the school offering a stunning location for arrival drinks and canapés on the lawns by the chapel. Particularly popular for Christmas parties and dinner dances, this venue is available to hire during school holidays periods, and for residential lets the Dining Hall is the location for all meals during your stay.

Function Room

The Creed Room, named after a former Headmaster, is a small function room at the Senior School with views over Bath and a walled garden area at the front. It is perfect for meetings, presentations and informal parties such as birthdays, children’s parties and smaller weddings, accommodating between 50 and 75 guests. The capacity of the hall can easily be increased by the erection of a marquee at the front. This hall is available to hire during the holiday periods.

Meeting Room

The first-floor meeting room is steeped in history as the ends of the room are home to the School’s historical archives. Ideal as a film and photo shoot location, the Gallery also lends itself to smaller gatherings such as christening parties and bridge evenings, and is an ideal meeting room due to its quiet, central location within the Senior School. The Gallery is available to hire evenings and weekends during term-time and anytime during the holiday periods.

Courses & Corporate

The variety of facilities and expanse of grassland available at Kingswood make it an ideal location for a corporate event. Whether you are looking to work with a specialist corporate event company or to arrange the event yourself, our team at Kingswood can work with you to ensure that the day is a success.

When creating an event your focus will always be on the end result and what you hope to achieve from the day. This will range from team building to decision making to treating your employees to a social day out as a thank you. Whatever the end result might be, you need to be confident that the venue, catering and overall organisation of the event are second to none; at Kingswood we understand these requirements and we aim to exceed expectations.

Corporate Entertaining

Summerhill Mansion, built in 1818, lends itself to weddings, dinner dances, parties, conferences and corporate events, and is particularly popular due to its views over Bath city centre. The Mansion opens out onto a terraced area with a large lawn which is also suitable for a marquee. The Mansion has two floors available for hire – the ground floor suitable for dining for up to 100 guests seated and the first floor for dancing in the Upper Gallery. Alternatively, the ground floor room can be used for both dining and dancing.

Function Room

The Creed Room, named after a former Headmaster, is a small function room at the Senior School with views over Bath and a walled garden area at the front. It is perfect for meetings, presentations and informal parties such as birthdays, children’s parties and smaller weddings, accommodating between 50 and 75 guests. The capacity of the hall can easily be increased by the erection of a marquee at the front. This hall is available to hire during the holiday periods.

Meeting Room

The first-floor meeting room is steeped in history as the ends of the room are home to the School’s historical archives. Ideal as a film and photo shoot location, the Gallery also lends itself to smaller gatherings such as christening parties and bridge evenings, and is an ideal meeting room due to its quiet, central location within the Senior School. The Gallery is available to hire evenings and weekends during term-time and anytime during the holiday periods.

Pavilion

The Kingswood Pavilion is available for hire every weekday for breakfast meetings, day meetings and conferences. There are two meeting rooms available. The larger of the two, the Function Room, caters for up to eighty delegates, and the smaller Bar Room caters for up to thirty.

Theatre

Outside term time the theatre is available for hire at competitive prices and is suitable for larger seminars and conferences, seating up to 300 delegates. with accessibility for wheelchairs, on-site parking and accommodation.

Accommodation

Accommodation

During the holiday periods, Kingswood School opens the doors of its Boarding Houses to provide safe, warm and comfortable accommodation for residential courses or holiday groups. Other facilities are available during these periods and an ideal, individual package for your needs can be discussed. Teaching areas, outdoor all-weather sports pitches and a heated indoor swimming pool are just a few of the areas we can use to create the perfect residential stay. The School offers excellent catering for all requirements and budgets and the staff are on site to offer a warm welcome and to ensure you enjoy your stay.

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