Facilities Hire

All Weather Pitch

Eshtons, the School’s synthetic Hockey pitch, can be used by properly constituted and affiliated clubs and teams as well as local schools.

 

Opening Times:

 

Local schools: Monday to Friday 9am – 11am, other times available in arrangement with the school.

 

Clubs and teams: Monday to Friday 6.00pm – 9.00pm

 

Saturdays 8.00am – 13.00pm

 

Sundays 9.00am – 2.00pm

 

Charges:

 

Charges vary depending on whether or not flood lighting and the use of the pavilion is required. Please contact on jawright@giggleswick.org.uk or 01729 893118 for hourly rates.

 

You will need an agreement form and to have provided copies of insurance cover before use.

 

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking or alcohol consumption allowed. Please wear correct footwear (no tracked or ridged soles).

Catteral Pavilion

This sports hall measures 15.5m x 22m, and is for activities that do not require space as large as our main Sports Hall. It overlooks Papes, our main sports hall, and is equipped with changing rooms and toilets. It can be hired by clubs, teams and local schools.

 

This facility must be booked in advance. For charges and to book contact jawright@giggleswick.org.uk or 01729 893118.

 

You will need an agreement form and to have provided copies of insurance cover before use.

 

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking or alcohol consumption allowed. Please wear correct footwear (no tracked or ridged soles).

Mountain Bike Trail

Our 1.2 mile Mountain Bike Trail takes in some beautiful scenery. Organisations and groups can use it for just £10.00 per group. No use is permitted after 8.00pm at any time of year, otherwise please book in advance by contacting jawright@giggleswick.org.uk or 01729 893118.

Residential & Campus Hire

Giggleswick School is the perfect setting for your conference, event or residential course. Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park within 200 acres of stunning countryside, we have a range of facilities to suit every need. With classrooms of various sizes, sports halls, a theatre, swimming pool and gym, a dining hall to seat large groups, separate event spaces, a catering team and 300 beds across seven boarding houses, it’s no wonder we’ve hosted a huge range of groups from the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, to MENSA to the England Rugby Teams.

 

Depending on your package we can hire the campus for various lengths of times and for a huge range of requirements. Our catering team are able to provide breakfasts, lunches and dinners, from buffet style meals between seminars and workshops to three course silver service dinners.

 

We can usually only hire out the full campus during school holidays - click here for term dates, though we can take room hire bookings throughout the year. We have a number of different packages dependent on requirements. Please contact James Wright on  jawright@giggleswick.org.uk or 01729 893118 to get a quote for your event today.

Richard Whiteley Theatre

The Richard Whiteley Theatre is a versatile performance space at the heart of Giggleswick

 

School. The theatre is equipped with 288 motorised retractable seats which allows the space to be easily converted from a traditional ‘end on’ space to a large open plan empty room allowing for performances in many different formats.

 

Lighting and sound equipment has been specified with this in mind and the latest technology employed to achieve the best results. You can read more about the theatre’s specific facilities in the Technical Specification here.

 

A large studio space behind the main theatre can be configured as dressing rooms. There are backstage toilet facilities.

 

For audiences, there are three entrances/exits to the auditorium and toilets. We can also provide Box Office facilities as part of your hire package. For more information please contact rwt@giggleswick.org.uk or 01729 893180.

Sports Hall

Our Sports Hall underwent a £1.3 million refurbishment in 2007 and is fully equipped with a 18.25m x 35m hall, changing rooms, toilets and a classroom. It can be hired by clubs, teams and local schools.

 

This facility must be booked in advance. For charges and to book contact jawright@giggleswick.org.uk or 01729 893118.

 

You will need an agreement form and to have provided copies of insurance cover before use.

 

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking or alcohol consumption allowed. Please wear correct footwear (no tracked or ridged soles).

Squash Courts

Our squash courts are located in the Sports Hall where you will also find changing facilities and lockers. You will need to bring your own rackets.

 

Opening Times:

 

You can use the Squash Courts at any time when they are not being used by pupils, staff, volunteers or holiday clubs. You can’t book ahead but if you want to check whether or not they are in use call Reception on 01729 893000.

 

Charges:

 

A token system is in operation. Tokens cost £4.00 for 40 minutes or £11 for 120 minutes. Please go to the Bursary to purchase your token – this is the next building after Reception.

 

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking or alcohol consumption allowed. Please wear correct footwear (no tracked or ridged soles).

Tennis Courts

The School’s 6 hard and 4 grass tennis courts may be used by members of the public between April and October. Please note the use of the grass courts may be restricted dependent on conditions.

 

Opening times for general public and members:

 

During term time: Monday – Friday 12 – 2pm and 6.30pm – 8.30pm

 

During School Holidays (see term dates here) [‘here’ links to term dates] including Exeats and Half terms: Anytime before 9.00pm but pupils, staff, volunteers and holiday club participants have priority.

 

Charges:

 

Become a member for £30 per annum giving unlimited use during the opening times.

 

£3 per hour per person for non-members.

 

To use the courts please visit the Bursary (the next building after reception) who will issue you a pass and take payment.

 

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking or alcohol consumption allowed. Please wear correct footwear (no tracked or ridged soles).