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North Front of the house with formal garden
Dance studio at Ingestre
The main hall with plenty of games
Theatre - Drama
Drama studio
3D cinema room
Animation studio
Art studio space
Ingestre Hall from the rear
Aerial view of the North Front of the house
Ingestre Hall dining room
Red Room at Ingestre Hall
Connect4 in the main hall
Air hockey table in main hall
Fooseball table in the main hall
Pool table in the cellar
Cloakroom for outside clothing
Retro games machines
Room 6 - Staff bedroom
Disabled accessible bedroom suite
Disabled accessible shower facilities
Dance studio at Ingestre
The main hall with plenty of games
Theatre - Drama
Drama studio

Ingestre Hall, Great Haywood, Staffordshire

Sleeps 10 - 100 20 Bedrooms 85 Dining

Large Manor House accommodation for family, friends and youth groups near Stafford

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Ingestre Hall, Great Haywood, Staffordshire, sleeps 10 - 100 in 20 bedrooms.

Ingestre Hall has been an arts centre since 1960 and we proudly continue the legacy today, providing young people with a truly unforgettable arts experience whilst here.

We have very talented arts practitioners who enjoy teaching young people and imparting their knowledge, ensuring the students that visit develop skills and have fun discovering their creativity in a truly wonderful environment. We have dedicated workshop studios for all of the arts options available.

We cater to schools and groups of all kinds, whether it be tutored term time weeks and weekends – VAT is not chargeable if we provide tuition, for untutored weeks or weekends or holiday weeks/weekends – VAT is chargeable.

We also offer self catered accommodation, charged on a per night basis from £1700 to £2000 per night, for those groups who wish to have more flexibility, VAT is chargeable on all self catered bookings unless we provide an educational aspect to your stay, ie Arts tuition or Music Technician expertise.

Groups and schools stay with us for rehearsals, revision weekends, reward weekends, leadership, team building. Ingestre Hall is an ideal base away from the usual school environment. We have the privilege of seeing every day the benefit of the residential experience to young people. They grow in confidence and self esteem, learn new life skills, socialise and interact in ways that they wouldn’t at school.

Accommodation with catering, with or without tuition is available during school holiday periods for the most part. Please call to discuss your specific requirements. Prices start at £50-£55 per head, per night, based on a minimum charge for 50 students plus VAT, this does not include tuition. VAT is not charged on bookings where you book an Ingestre tutor(s) or music technician(s).

We have a fully equipped commercial kitchen to cater for large groups. We have lots of space both indoors and outside for your group. A peaceful, secluded retreat to enjoy.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus



There is access if required to a landline for emergencies only. Mobile networks vary due to the rural location of the hall. Wifi is available.


Wheelchair ramps are available. We have a lift and a 4/5 bed dormitory with wet room and 3 bed carers room with en suite on our mezzanine corridor.

Dog Friendly

Not allowed.


The kitchen is very well equipped with the facilities you would expect in a commercial kitchen. The kitchen is large and spacious.

Dining Room

The dining room is equipped with tables and chairs to seat up to 70 people. We have an adjoining coffee bar/New York style diner seating 15.

Sitting Room

The Yellow Room, Red Room and the Great Hall are all rooms available to your group to use for recreation and relaxation on the ground floor.

TV and Music Facilities

The Red Room is traditionally the room where residents watch television. Our cellar is the place for karaoke and parties where music can be played.

Games Room

Our cellar is equipped with pool tables, football tables and various arcade machines. There is a party area for discos etc, with disco lights.

Heating and Open Fires

Heating and hot water are supplied by a bio mass system, via radiators. There are no open fires here at Ingestre Hall.


We have 3 corridors of dormitory accommodation with 17 bedrooms ranging from 2 bed staff rooms to 11 bed dormitories, plus additional 3 bedrooms.


All bedding: quilt, pillow, mattress protector, flat sheet, pillowcase, quilt cover and thermal blanket are supplied as standard for all beds.


We have separate shower/wash room facilities on each corridor for young people and staff. We have 4 rooms that are en suite.

Children's Facilities

We have 3 table tennis tables in the Great Hall. A cellar with pool tables, football tables and various arcade machines. Games, TV room, DVDs.


Large private grounds - 27 acres to explore with mature trees. Football posts are available and lots of space to run around in a safe environment.

Swimming Pool

No not on site. There is a new Leisure Centre with a pool in Stafford, approximately 7 miles from us.


Parking for approximately 15 cars in our car parks. Additional parking is available on our grounds at the front of the building if required on grass.


Smoking is prohibited at Ingestre Hall. There is, if required, a designated outside area available.

Booking Information

Self catering charges from £1750 per night from April 2019. Prices increase every April. BH weekends/nights incur a higher charge of £2000 per night. Prices are subject to VAT. Minimum 2 night stay.

Prices for catered accommodation are from £50-£60 pppn, based on a minimum charge for 50 people.

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Ingestre Hall

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Ingestre Hall is located in Ingestre. Ingestre is located between Great Haywood and Tixall villages. Follow signs for Ingestre Stables and Ingestre Park Golf Club (brown tourist signs).

  • There are limited bus routes in the area. The nearest bus stop is at Great Haywood.
  • Stafford Rail Station. There is a taxi rank outside of the station.
  • Stafford is 8 miles away. Great Haywood is the nearest village approximately 2 miles away.
  • Spar shop at Great Haywood is approximately 2 miles away & the Canalside Farm Shop is approximately 1 mile away. Stafford is the closest town with Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys, Aldi and Lidl supermarkets.
  • The Clifford Arms at Great Haywood is the closest. The Barley Mow at Milford is also close. There are however numerous places to eat and drink in the local vicinity.
  • Birmingham International Airport.

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This venue is available for Weddings

The Great Hall set for a wedding breakfast
Wedding couple in front of Ingestre Hall


Ingestre Hall is a beautiful 17th Century Jacobean Rose Brick Mansion House. Built in 1613, it is the former ancestral home of the Earl of Shrewsbury. A hidden gem in glorious countryside.

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