West Buckland School, Devon
West Buckland is a thriving HMC boarding and day school for 700 boys and girls aged 3-18 situated on a beautiful rural campus between Barnstaple and Exmoor.
Devon, EX32 0SX
Outstanding facilities in stunning surroundings
The facilities at West Buckland School are available for hire and are ideal for hobby or sports groups, concerts, corporate seminars and workshops, activity holidays, private parties or team building breaks. The indoor pool, floodlit astroturf pitch and sports hall are available for hire in the evenings as well as in the school holidays, and seminars and workshops can be arranged during and out of term time. On a campus of over 90 acres, the school is surrounded by stunning North Devon countryside, nestled on the edge of Exmoor National Park and just a few miles from Barnstaple and spectacular surfing beaches. The campus is only 1 ½ hours from Bristol airport and less than 1 hour from Exeter airport, making the school easily accessible from most countries in Europe.
Services available for all facilities:
- In-house catering
- Free car parking
- Audio Visual Equipment
Dance, Drama & Music
The 150 seater state of the art Theatre is ideal for dance and drama groups looking for space for workshops, musical and drama productions. There is a projector screen and projector, full AV system and adjustable lighting.
Memorial hall – tiered seating can be arranged for up to 200. This large hall has a stage at one end, with wings, lighting and AV facilities. Stage flats and other stage furniture are available on request.
Sports & Fitness
The Sports Hall is marked out for indoor tennis, basketball, netball, volleyball, badminton and 5-aside football and is available to hire by groups and individuals, for one-off and regular bookings.
The Club Room is ideal for Pilates and Yoga sessions, and includes a fully equipped refreshment counter with fridge in a corner of the room.
The 25m swimming pool with single sex changing rooms can be hired for regular training sessions or one-off bookings.
16 hard tennis courts are available for hire for regular or one-off bookings.
Astro Turf Pitches
The Floodlit astroturf pitch is available for hire for regular or one-off bookings.
Celebrations & Events
The light and airy Club Room is ideal for smaller events, parties and celebrations as well as hobby groups, AGMs and talks. There is a fully equipped refreshment counter with fridge in a corner of the room. Formal dining set-up is 5 round tables of 9 per table (can squeeze in a 6th table if needed) or a circa 70 in formal seating rows for presentations.
The Memorial Hall, with stage area and seating for up to 200, can be rented for AGMs, fund raising events or shows, as well as for larger parties and sit down dinners.
The beautiful oak-lined Karslake Hall is the ideal venue for larger parties up to 160 and sit down dinners.
Courses & Corporate
Our facilities are ideal for exhibitions, trade fairs and fundraising evenings, with plenty of parking on the campus, easy access and large, impressive rooms. Tables, chairs and staging can be arranged as well as catering on request. We have a number of rooms available for conferences, workshops and meetings. All these rooms can house presentation screens, projectors and lecterns. We can accommodate any number of delegates, from small intimate meetings to larger presentations.
The PE class room is a double room with dividing wall, ideal for larger or smaller groups, breakout sessions and workshops. The space can be split in to two with a movable wall and can seat 16 - 18 in either room or 30 in full mode.
The 150 seater Theatre is ideal for corporate presentations and talks. There is a projector screen and projector, full AV system and adjustable lighting.
The Memorial Hall, with stage area and seating for up to 200, can be rented for larger corporate events, AGMs, fund raising events or shows.
The state of the art accommodation block is available for hire during the school holidays and includes 70 single bedrooms with en suite shower rooms. Further single-sex accommodation buildings are also available with a mix of configurations from single to 4-bedded rooms with shared bathrooms for up to 130 people.