Residential and Recreational Facilities:

  • Converted Jacobean mansion house, former home of the Earl of Shrewsbury
  • 27 acres of Capability Brown landscaped grounds to explore
  • 100 beds including staff and disabled accommodation, all bedding is provided
  • Additional specialist accommodation for disabled students and carers
  • Wholesome, home cooked food
  • Refreshment area for breaktimes and evenings, with drinks included
  • 3D Cinema
  • Games area containing arcade games, pool tables and equipment
  • Other recreational facilities including games field, table tennis, football tables, air hockey, pool table, indoor games, TV and DVDs
  • Tuck and souvenir shop available (to be run by the visiting group)
  • Popcorn machine

Specialist arts studios (included in Arts Weeks & tutored arts weekends):

    • Dance Studio with lighting, sound and cushioned dance floor
    • Music studios for professional digital recording, composition and live performance
    • Drama studio with lighting and sound
    • Large art studio with all materials provided
    • Film suite for HD filmmaking and animation, including lights, cameras, green screen and Apple Macs running Final Cut Pro

Work and Rehearsal Spaces:

    • Great Hall, suitable for large ensembles and concerts, can accommodate 150 people
    • Yellow Room – a beautiful room for rehearsal or recreation
    • Drama Studio – previously the Library, available for tuition and as rehearsal space
    • Red Room – the large former Dining Room, for recreation, rehearsal and TV
    • Dance Studio – formally the Long Drawing Room, a light and spacious rehearsal area

Commercial Photography by Ian Egner