Mount Kelly, Devon

Mount Kelly is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for pupils aged 3 to 18, in Tavistock.

Mount Kelly
Parkwood Road
Devon, PL19 0HZ

Captivating and memorable location for all events

Whether you are looking for a stunning back drop to your wedding or a tranquil setting for your company away day, Mount Kelly, located on the outskirts of the historic country town of Tavistock and the edge of Dartmoor, will provide you with a captivating and memorable location.  With our range of conference and seminar rooms, exhibition spaces, music and drama rehearsal and performance rooms, sports facilities, chapel and accommodation we are able to provide a suitable location for almost any function.  Our professional caterers will provide anything from canapés to a 5 course sit down meal of the highest quality using fresh locally sourced ingredients to your menu requirements.

Services available for all facilities:

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

Dance, Drama & Music

Filming Venue

With their Sweeping grounds, outstanding architecture, unique histories and views over Dartmoor the grounds and buildings of Mount Kelly Senior School and Prep School offer an ideal setting for period and modern dramas as well as an ideal unit base for those working at nearby sites.

Music Room

A larger practice room and smaller individual practice rooms make up our Music space. With easy access to Wortham Hall, this space is great for concerts and rehearsals.

Large Hall

Big School is a large hall, ideal for performances, dinners and parties. It can sit 240 in theatre style with tiered seating, 380 with non-tiered seating and 110 for a dinner.

Sports & Fitness

Swimming Pool

Two indoor swimming pools - the 50m and the 25m - are available for hire on a lane-by-lane basis by the hour or you may book the whole pool out for your use. We also offer a hire package for residential training camps. This consists of pool hire, accommodation and meals. You may also book the swimming gym, sports pitches, classrooms, hall or book in some swimming video analysis.

Sports Hall

The 700 square metre indoor sports hall can be hired by groups and individuals, and is marked out for multi-use, hockey, tennis, basketball, volleyball, netball and football. A climbing wall and conditioning gym are also available.

Sports Pitches

Eight grass pitches which can be used for rugby, football, cricket and rounders are available for hire by groups and individuals, for regular training sessions or one off tournaments.

All Weather Pitch

Three all-weather pitches include one for hockey and two for multi-use. They are available to hire for one off or regular hire by groups and individuals.

Squash Courts

Four squash courts are available for one off or regular hire by groups and individuals.

Celebrations & Events


The stunning chapel at Mount Kelly is available for hire for weddings, christenings, dedications and memorial services and can seat up to 300 people.

Historic Hall

Prep Front Hall is a versatile space that can host dinners, awards ceremonies and other events. It can sit 50 for dinner and 150 in theatre style.



The historic buildings, substantial grounds and 6 boarding houses makes Mount Kelly an ideal setting for language courses, sports coaching programmes, church and youth camps and adult retreats. If you are looking for a location to host your programmes please contact us to discuss details and availability.

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