Open Day, Monday 6th May, from 9.30am

To register, please click on the link below.  If you have any queries, please email [email protected] or call 01598 760178.

FACILITIES HIRE

Our outstanding facilities are also available for hire, including cutting edge sports, art and design, swimming and theatrical spaces.

Facility Hire in North Devon

The facilities at West Buckland School 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. Our catering team are available to provide first class meals on request.

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. This makes it ideal for visiting school camps and outdoor adventure clubs.

Enquiries should be addressed to, the Assistant Bursar, Mike Newby
or call 01598 760189.

Contact Assistant Bursar

Educational Breaks

With over 90 acres of stunning buildings, playing fields and sporting facilities, and only 1 ½ hours from Bristol airport and less than 1 hour from Exeter airport, we are ideally situated for Educational and Language Groups for up to 200 students.

  • Modern accommodation block: 70 single bedrooms with en suite shower rooms
  • Further single-sex accommodation buildings with a mix of configurations from single to 4-bedded rooms with shared bathrooms for up to another 130 people
  • 25m indoor swimming pool
  • 16 hard tennis courts & Floodlit AstroTurf pitch
  • Six art and design studios & 100-seater theatre
  • Classrooms and study areas
  • 30 acres of grass playing fields, woods and outdoor areas
  • 10 miles from stunning North Devon coast
  • Just minutes from Exmoor National Park and one hour from Dartmoor National Park

Community

We welcome hobby and sports clubs to rent our facilities both in the evenings and during the weekends and holidays.

  • Club Room: ideal for Pilates and Yoga sessions; tables and chairs available for hobby groups, AGMs and talks; overhead projector and refreshment counter.
  • Sports Hall: marked out for indoor tennis, basketball, netball, volleyball, badminton, cricket nets and 5-aside football.
  • Memorial Hall: with stage area, seating for up to 200
  • PE class room: double room with dividing wall, ideal for larger or smaller groups, breakout sessions and workshops
  • 150 Theatre: ideal for dance and drama groups, presentations and talks. Overhead projector and screen, AV system and adjustable lighting. Retractable tiered seating for 100
  • 25m swimming pool with single sex changing rooms
  • Art and Design and Technology studios
  • Floodlit AstroTurf pitch for evening sports training and matches

Corporate

Exhibitions, Trade Fairs and Fundraising Evenings:
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.

Conferences and Meetings:
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.

Costs

Sports Hall
£45 per hour

Pool
£40 per hour

AstroTurf pitch
Without floodlights: £50 per hour
With floodlights: £55 per hour

Club Room and Memorial Hall
£40 for first hour, £25 subsequent hours in same booking

PE Classroom
£25 for first hour, £15 per subsequent hour in same booking
Prices not inclusive of catering.

Explore Our Facilities

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LEC

"The school has outstanding facilities (boarding houses, academic and sports equipment) in a beautiful and safe location."

Barnstaple 2 Venture

"There is plenty of outdoor space and a variety of indoor spaces meaning that there are options whatever the weather."

LEC

"The catering and cleaning are excellent and the school staff have always been very supportive in the preparation of our stays."