Woldingham School, Surrey

Woldingham School is a Roman Catholic independent school for girls, located in the former Marden Park of 700 acres outside the village of Woldingham, Surrey.

Woldingham School
Marden Park
Caterham CR3 7YA

Beautiful facilities for all occasions

Set in 700 acres of stunning  Surrey countryside, Woldingham School is the ideal venue for a variety of functions including weddings, conferences, residential and sporting events. The venue offers a secluded location yet is surprisingly accessible with an impressive approach along the mile-long picturesque drive.  Less than 10 minutes from junction 6 of the M25, the estate is set in the beautiful Woldingham valley of rolling fields and woodlands, designated an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Woldingham train station also lies partially within the grounds, with frequent trains to both London Bridge and Victoria.

Services available for all facilities:

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

Dance, Drama & Music


The 600-seater acoustically designed Dineen Auditorium, includes an orchestra pit and fully computerised sound and lighting facilities making it the ideal venue for music and drama events and performances. Also available are an excellent Recital Room, iMAC computer suite, state of the art 24 track digital recording studio, keyboard studio, string and woodwind studios and numerous practice rooms.

Sports & Fitness

Swimming Pool

The five lane, indoor heated pool with changing facilities is available for hire by groups and individuals, for one off or regular bookings. It can also be used as part of larger residential bookings of the school.

Tennis / Netball Courts

A number of outdoor tennis and netball courts, as well as indoor tennis dome, are available to hire for one off or regular bookings during evenings, weekends and during the school holidays.

Astro Turf Pitches

The astroturf pitch can be used for hockey or tennis and is available for hire for one off bookings and regular bookings during the evening, weekends and during the school holidays.

Celebrations & Events

Historic Hall

The striking wooden panelled Wilson room can seat up to 130 guests for s sit down meal and 250 for a buffet or standing reception. It is the perfect venue for wedding receptions and formal meals and events. The highly professional in-house catering team pride themselves on their flexible approach and work with you to define a menu to meet your needs.


Blessings or wedding ceremonies in Surrey for those of the Catholic faith can take place in the intimate chapel with its stained glass windows. If you choose to hold your wedding service in the chapel it is still necessary to contact your local Registry office and to make arrangements with your local priest.

Entertaining Areas

The stunning Goddard Room can be used for civil ceremonies up to 130 people, an entertaining space for after dinner dancing or function space in its own right for social and corporate events.

Function Room

The Stephens room has direct access to the terrace and gardens and provides a beautiful space for civil ceremonies up to 85 guests, and for other corporate and social events.

Courses & Corporate


The 600-seater Dineen Auditorium is the ideal venue for conferences and business events as it can be hired on its own or alongside the elegant mansion function rooms, classrooms and leisure facilities to suit a wide variety of corporate events. A dedicated catering service is also available.


A variety of classrooms are available for hire by small local groups and businesses. These can be set up as meeting, training or seminar rooms depending on requirements.

Meeting Room

The Goddard and Stephens rooms at Woldingham can be used for social and corporate events alike and can be set up to suit individual requirements.



Accommodation within the school varies from multi-bedded dormitories to single rooms, some with en-suite facilities. These rooms are available to hire during the school holidays by residential and corporate groups.

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