Culford is an independent school situated in 480 acres of beautiful Suffolk parkland, with Culford Hall, a magnificent 18th century mansion, at its centre. In holidays and at other times by arrangement the buildings and grounds are used for a wide range of events, from fashion shoots and luxury car-promotion days to weddings, private parties, conferences and art fairs.
Humphrey Repton landscaped the park in 1794 and the gardens are beautifully kept, making a stunning backdrop. The iron bridge of 1803 is the fifth oldest such bridge in the world. The river Lark flows beside the formal gardens and terraces of the South Front into a large lake stocked with a variety of fish. Further into the park lies unspoiled land with an abundance of grassland and wildlife.
As well as the grounds, there are many photogenic buildings and scenic views. Culford Hall houses several ornate rooms including a large function room with gold leaf ceiling and wall sconces, a Recital Room, a Conference Room and a library. Modern classroom facilities include beautiful Art and Design studios and a Studio Theatre. The Prep School, with clock tower, was the former stables.
Fantastic sports facilities include a Sports Centre with 25m indoor swimming pool, sports hall, indoor climbing wall, squash courts, fitness suite and dance studio. A magnificent championship standard 4-court Indoor Tennis Centre complements six outdoor courts, and there are extensive grass rugby and hockey pitches, including all-weather floodlit pitches and a beautiful cricket pitch with thatched pavilion.
The most recent edition to Culford is the state of the art £2.2 million Library, situated at the heart of the estate. The beautiful parish church also lies within the grounds.
Culford can provide study bedroom and dormitory accommodation, and cater for a variety of commercial events.