On-site at the Castle

The amazing setting in the Forest Park and the great facilities of The Castle make this a fabulous place for all sorts of groups and events.

  • Lake and woodland walks

  • Sports field: volley-ball and football

  • Campfire area

  • Outdoor benches – great for quiet times and coffee chats

  • Shop: Mauds ice-cream, Fairtrade, souvenirs

  • Internet access in conference areas

  • Laundry facilities

Accommodation to suit your group’s needs.

Conference Facilities

At The Castle we have four main meeting rooms each equipped with either a digital projector and screen or a large screen television:

  • Ballroom: capacity 120 (can extend into Library)
  • Downstairs Lounge: capacity 80
  • Courtyard Conference Room: capacity 40

Recreation spaces

Relax and enjoy time with friends indoors and out.

  • Games-room: pool table, air-hockey, table-tennis and table football.
  • Coffee lounge: situated at the West Wing entrance to the Castle. A nominal charge is made for tea and coffee and there are crisps, confectionary and drink vending machines for guest convenience.
  • Small Lounge: capacity 20 – laid out with sofas. This is a more relaxed space and is often used as a creche or prayer room by larger groups.
  • The Cellars ice-cream and souvenir shop: open by prior arrangement with group leaders to fit into your programme.
  • The Cellars ‘chill-out’ space: fitted with sofas and a large screen TV for late night films!
  • A vast forest park full of walks, cycle paths and sports ‘fields’.

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