Conference Facilities & Meeting Rooms Suffolk | Wherstead Park

Wherstead Park is a conference and meeting venue in Ipswich, Suffolk. We’ve built a reputation for delivering events with precision, professionalism and event support at every stage, with our cutting-edge AV technology provided as standard.

For interviews and assessment centres to strategy days and board meetings, Wherstead Park boasts 12 versatile Mansion meeting rooms. As an alternative, our Atrium  seats up to 350 for larger conferences, with complete flexibility to use the adjoining Mansion for breakout rooms and workshops.

Please see below for full details of our ‘off the shelf’ packages; alternatively we would be happy to create something bespoke for your conference or meeting.

Wherstead Park attracts conference and meeting business from many large and respected companies in the region and nationwide. A selection of our regular clients include:

Ensors Chartered Accountants Conference Ipswich Abbotts Estate Agents Conference Ipswich   St James Place Wealth Management Meeting Suffolk    Orwell Housing Meeting Suffolk    KPMG conference venue in Ipswich     NHS Conferences at Wherstead Park    Suffolk County Council Conferences    Fenn Wright Meetings at Wherstead Park    Ipswich Building Society AGM Meetings    Brewin Dolphin meeting at Wherstead Park    Port of Felixstowe at Wherstead Park    Prettys Meeting at Wherstead Park    Chartered Institue of Insurers Ipswich Meeting    Goldings Auctions at Wherstead Park Ipswich    Slide4    Slide3    Slide2   suffolks chamber of commerceGrant ThorntonPrintELL1_rgb_websiteframfarmers_smallwebsite


  • 12 Meeting Rooms

    Whether you want a private meeting for 2 or a conference for 350, Wherstead Park has a space perfect for your needs.

  • Cutting-edge AV Technology

    When you hire a room at Wherstead Park, AV is included. There’s no need to blow your budget on externally sourcing and installing quality AV because it’s already here, from 55” LED screens to a full stage set and backlit 16,000 lumen projector.

  • Easy to find, easy to reach

    Just outside Ipswich and a stone’s throw from the A14/A137 junction, Wherstead Park combines the peace of the beautiful Suffolk countryside with the functionality of being in a major town.

  • Site-wide wireless internet

    A modern conference needs wireless internet. It’s as simple as that. Our public wifi needs no password, allowing you to check your emails on the go and tweet about your event (we’re @WhersteadPark!)

  • Fantastic food and drink

    One of the things we hear a lot is “the food was AMAZING!”. Catering to all tastes, dietary requirements and budgets, we believe food is central to your day, not peripheral. Find out more on our Food and Drink page.

  • Dedicated Events Manager

    At Wherstead Park, we make sure someone is always on hand to ensure your day goes smoothly, and that you have as much support prior to the day as you need.

Available Packages

  • £ £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.

Note, all costs are subject to VAT. Minimum head counts apply unless otherwise stated. Cost is per-person.

Related Rooms & Spaces at Wherstead Park

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Ensors at Wherstead Park

What our clients say

From the outset, we were given a warm welcome and made to feel at home. We were consulted in detail about our requirements… I can highly recommend Wherstead Park as a venue and would like to thank Lesley and her team again for their hospitality and their practical help in making our event such a success.

Sophie McKenzie, Admore Recruitment