Abbot’s Hall

Discover Abbot’s Hall, the central hub of our magnificent establishment. Formerly known as the Abbot’s House, this remarkable space serves as the primary reception area for the school. Nestled discreetly behind imposing doors, it can be accessed from the front car park. Boasting an 11th Century-inspired design, Abbot’s Hall exudes grandeur while offering a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Here, you’ll find a fully operational open fire, a beautiful piano, and a versatile pull-out stage. For added convenience, we can even set up a fully stocked bar upon request. With comprehensive wiring infrastructure, this room is equipped to accommodate live bands or DJs, providing various lighting options and contactless payment facilities.

Versatility in Functionality

Abbot’s Hall has witnessed a diverse range of events, demonstrating its exceptional versatility. From extravagant mediaeval banquets and thought-provoking lectures to inspiring motivational speaking engagements and engaging debates, this space has proven itself time and again. It has provided a dynamic platform for captivating live band performances, enchanting piano recitals, sophisticated string quartets, and exhilarating DJ sets. Moreover, it is often transformed into a welcoming reception room for adjacent dinners held in the Library, creating a seamless flow of elegance and charm.

Experience The Aesthetic Delight of Abbot’s Hall

Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Abbot’s Hall, illuminated by cascades of natural light pouring in through its grand stained-glass windows. During the spring and summer months, the room is bathed in a soft, warm glow from the South and West, creating an atmosphere of serenity and beauty. As the seasons shift and winter takes hold, Abbot’s Hall remains a coveted space, offering respite from the cold with its cosy under-floor heating and the crackling warmth of the open fire. The majestic stonework adds an air of timelessness, infusing the room with a unique blend of intimacy, grandeur, and historic charm.

Contact Us

To explore the possibilities and discuss your specific plans for utilising Abbot’s Hall, we invite you to contact Debbie at or give us a call at 01424 772385. Debbie will be delighted to assist you in bringing your vision to life within this exceptional venue.

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