Conference Space & Meeting Rooms in Ipswich

Why book Wherstead Park for your conference or meeting

Wherstead Park is a conference and meeting venue on the outskirts of Ipswich, Suffolk.

With a reputation for delivering events with precision and professionalism, Wherstead Park offers a range of meeting spaces both within our Grade II listed Mansion and contemporary glass-topped Atrium.

Set in 17.5 acres of Suffolk countryside, overlooking the river Orwell, we can also cater for outdoor events.

Blending the traditional with the needs of modern-day conferencing, meetings and events, room hire at Wherstead Park includes:

  • All AV required, including microphones and a sound technician during the conference
  • Dedicated events manager, from planning right through to execution of the event
  • Free WiFi
  • Ample free parking
  • Complimentary water on conference tables
  • Space for networking/exhibitions and catering
  • Access when required for set up*
  • Complimentary flipchart pens and paper if required
  • Hearing loop available

*Subject to availability

Day delegate rate, networking seminar, breakfast club and stationary packages available on request.

 

 


Contact us for pricing & availability

  • 12 Meeting Rooms

  • Cutting-edge AV Technology

  • Easy to find, easy to reach

  • Site-wide wireless internet

  • Fantastic food and drink

  • Dedicated Events Manager


  • £28

    The Suffolk Big Breakfast

    For a minimum of 100 delegates The Suffolk Big Breakfast includes everything you need to host a morning event.

    Price from £28.00pp +VAT (minimum 100 delegates)
    Find out more information here.

  • £ 36

    The Essential Day Delegate Package

    For a minimum of 30 delegates, the Essential Day Delegate Package provides a hearty lunch menu as well as everything you need to make your event a success.

    Price from £36.00pp + VAT 
    Find out more information here.

  • £ 25

    Afternoon / Evening Networking

    Including full meeting set-up and refreshments, with wine and delicious canapés for afterwards. 

    Price from £25.00pp + VAT (minimum of 30 delegates)
    Find out more information here. 

  • £ 15

    The Breakfast Club Package

    For a minimum of 50 delegates The Breakfast Club Package includes everything you need to host a morning event in one of our Mansion rooms.

    Price from £15.00 pp + VAT (minimum 50 delegates)
    Find out more information here.




The Atrium – Conferences

Plenty of space, top-of-the-range AV and a dedicated technician means your conference will go off without a hitch.

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RECEPTION

500

CABARET

260

DINNER

320

THEATRE

350


Vernon – Meetings & Conferences

The Vernon is the first room you reach upon entering the mansion, and is a great space for that informal pre-meeting chat, danish pastry and cup of coffee. Adjoining the Harland, these two beautifully decorated Mansion rooms can easily accommodate a complete meeting package for up to 65 people. For a larger conference, the Atrium can accommodate up to 350 people.

From £450+VAT(Weekend hire from £800+VAT)

RECEPTION

65

DINNER

30

THEATRE

50

BOARDROOM

18


Harland – Meetings & Conferences

For smaller conferences up to 65, the Harland is the perfect choice. For presentations, we provide 55″ LED screens, creating a professional space for you to host your meeting. With AV thoroughly checked before each event, you’re in a safe pair of hands at Wherstead Park

From £450+VAT (Weekend hire from £800+VAT)

CABARET

32

DINNER

50

THEATRE

65

BOARDROOM

24

The Board Room

Seats up to 16 in a circular pattern and features a balcony overlooking the gardens and grounds. Perfect for board meetings with a touch of class.

From £250+VAT

DINNER

16

BOARDROOM

16


The Orwell

The Orwell is a beautiful, light and airy meeting room on the second floor of the Mansion with views of its namesake. This room can typically seat 8 delegates board room style or up to 40 in a theatre style layout for a smaller conference or break-out session. The adjoining Orwell Syndicate can host a meeting of up to 6 Board Room style.

From £250+VAT

CABARET

24

THEATRE

40

BOARDROOM

8


The Shotley Suite

A light meeting room with stunning views of the grounds and surrounding countryside. This suite boasts burnished red upholstered chairs with a custom-made meeting table for a comfortable, yet luxurious environment. The Shotley is a fantastic self-contained space accomodating up to 16 people in a boardroom layout. The adjacent Shotley Syndicate allows you privacy for up to 4 people if required, or as an optional refreshment area.

From £250+VAT

BOARDROOM

16


The Samford Suite

The Samford Suite forms the Mansion’s mezzanine level and is accessible by stairs, comprising the Samford Room, Samford Syndicate and adjoining room. The Samford is a meeting room for up to 12 people, with dedicated AV for presentations, whilst the Samford Syndicate serves as a more intimate meeting space or waiting room, with space for up to 6 board room style.

From £250+VAT

THEATRE

24

BOARDROOM

24


The George Canning

The George Canning is named after a visitor to Wherstead Park who served as Prime Minister. The meeting room is fittingly statesmanlike, and seating up to 14 board room style.


BOARDROOM

14


The George Hines – Meetings

From Board meetings and presentations to training days, the George Hines is the perfect choice. For presentations, we provide a laptop, speakers and projector providing a practical space for you to host your event.

From £350+VAT
CABARET

40

DINNER

50

THEATRE

70

BOARDROOM

24

Within easy reach of London and the Midlands

Wherstead Park is situated in close proximity to junction 56 of the A14, due south of Ipswich town centre. Driving to Wherstead Park from London is easy via the A12 and you can reach us from the M25 within an hour. Meanwhile the A14 provides direct road links to Hindu families residing in Cambridgeshire and the Midlands.

Our highly experienced team is no stranger to hosting hundreds of guests travelling from across the country and creating the perfect impression for your loved ones on your special day.

  • 5-10 minutes from Ipswich train station by taxi
  • 60 minutes from the M25 by car
  • Free on-site car and coach parking available