Lettings and Facilities

Our beautiful 87-acre campus is located in Woolverstone, just outside Ipswich. The spacious site has superb facilities such as a theatre, a 25m swimming pool and floodlit AstroTurf pitches that we would be delighted to let out to interested parties.

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If you are interested in hiring  any of the below facilities, please email events@ipswichhighschool.co.uk with your enquiry.


Woolverstone Hall is a magnificent Grade I listed mansion set in 87 acres of Suffolk parkland on the banks of the River Orwell. We can provide a perfect backdrop for romantic weddings and can fully tailor to your personal requirements to create an unforgettable day.

Woolverstone Hall

We welcome the use of Woolverstone Hall as a location for photographic, film and television opportunities. The extensive grounds offer a variety of stunning surroundings and backdrops. We have many rooms in Woolverstone Hall which can be used for any event, from weddings and conferences, to staff parties and team building days.

Lodgings at The Dairy House

In the grounds of Woolverstone Hall you will find our beautifully renovated Dairy House. During school holidays we offer accommodation for delegates, visitors and wedding parties. 

Ganzoni Swimming Pool

Our pool is a 25m heated indoor swimming pool with two wet side changing rooms. We also have diving boards and kickboards. There is a deck-level viewing gallery and sound system available. You can also additionally hire anti-wave ropes for up to six lanes.

Floodlit AstroTurf Pitches

We have a full size, sand-based AstroTurf with floodlights available for hire as a hockey pitch during the winter. It can also be hired in the summer season as tennis courts of which you can have up to nine.

Hayworth Theatre

The theatre can hold up to 300 people. The seating is tiered to provide optimal viewing of the stage. The theatre is fully equipped with a screen, film projection, microphones and spotlights as well as a grand piano for performances available for use should you require. It is the perfect place to hire for showcases and theatre productions as well as rehearsal space. The theatre is attached to the sports hall, which can be used as a backstage and changing area. It is also a great space to hire for conferences, lectures or seminars.

Fitness Suite

We have a small fitness suite which would be perfect to hire for personal training sessions or a group looking to exercise together. The gym contains rowing machines, treadmills and weight machines.

Dance Studio

We have a lovely dance studio available to hire with fully sprung flooring and a mirrored wall. Perfect for dance lessons and rehearsals.

Hard Courts

We have four hard courts available for hire for use as either tennis courts or netball courts.

Sports Hall

We have a multi-functional sports hall with a viewing gallery available to hire. It can be used for indoor hockey and netball. There is also the option of five badminton courts and two trampolines. The hall can be hired as a whole or halved. Our smaller Prep School Sports Hall can also be hired for smaller sports groups or clubs.