Answering your questions

Planning an event? Here are some handy FAQs to help you

What facilities are there for disabled visitors at Wherstead Park?

All areas are accessible and one of the team will always be on hand to help direct guests onsite

What amenities does this venue offer?

  • Ample free parking 
  • Café
  • Large venue hire- Atrium 
  • Medium and small venue hire-Mansion hire 
  • Meeting room hire 
  • Wifi 
  • AV on request
  • Directional signage to help direct guests on the day
  • Catering room service on request
  • Dedicated events manager onsite

What is the maximum guest capacity at Wherstead Park? 

400 guests inside 

500+ outside 

What types of events can be held at Wherstead Park? 

Conferences, weddings, team building days, training days, celebrations of life, Christmas parties, corporate parties, private dining, markets and outdoor events…Wherstead Park is extremely versatile, you name it, we’re almost certain we can do it!

We truly are a unique venue for everyone!

Do you have free WIFI? 

Yes, we have a public WIFI that does not require a password

Am I able to photograph or film the exterior of Wherstead Park?

You are permitted to take pictures of the exterior of Wherstead Park. if you share your photos on social media, don’t forget to mention us! For filming requests, please contact us on bookings@whersteadpark.co.uk.

What is the smoking policy?

Smoking (including the use of electronic e-cigarettes) is not permitted within the Wherstead Park. Dedicated smoking areas will be advised by the Events Team on request.


How do I get to the venue?

We’re conveniently located close to the A14, A12 and easily accessible to Ipswich Train Station with connections to London, Norwich and Cambridge


Is there a drop off/pick up point for taxis?

Guests can be dropped off right outside the entrance 

Are there parking facilities available for all types of vehicles onsite?

We have ample of free onsite parking for you and your guests. We have hard standing car park for 300+ and a field overflow parking facility.

Do you have a cloakroom or storage facilities?

This can be arranged for your event, speak to our events team regarding all of your specific requirements for your event

Are dogs allowed in the venue?

We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and other assistance dogs at Wherstead Park. No other pets are permitted unless by arrangement with our clients.

Do you have loading facilities?

Please speak to your events manager regarding this as, depending on which areas you need access to, we can best direct suppliers to the closest access for loading/unloading etc. 

Do you have any outside space that we can use?

Yes, our corporate outdoor events include our weatherproof witch-hat tipi and stretch tent located on the croquet lawn overlooking the beautiful rose garden and Mansion. Here’s a taster of what you can expect here.

Can I arrange to view the facilities before we make a booking?

Absolutely, contact us so we can arrange an appointment for you.

Which suppliers do you use and recommend? 


Florentina Catering


Paul Thompson Catering


Greene King Brewery


Banqueting hire


Niche Cocktails



Suffolk Marquees


Green Spark AV hire


Synergy Audio



Crystal Sounds

Neal Chattenton


DJ Charlotte Moss


All About Balloons


Wild Raspberry face painting


Talk to us about your event

Our expert team is ready to help bring your event to life. Contact us and we’ll talk to you about what you need and help find the perfect space for it.

Contact us