Giggleswick School

  • Campus
  • Richard Whiteley Theatre
  • Marquee
  • Boarding House
  • Boarding House
  • Sports Hall
  • Dining Hall
  • Classroom
  • Climbing Wall
  • Grass Tennis Courts
  • Campus
Giggleswick School is the perfect setting for your conference, event, or residential course. Founded in 1512 and situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park within 200 acres of stunning countryside, we have a range of state-of-the-art facilities to suit every need.

With classrooms of various sizes, sports halls, theatre, chapel, swimming pool, gym, dining hall, separate event spaces, and 300 beds across six boarding houses, it’s no wonder we’ve hosted a huge range of groups from the National Youth Choir of Great Britain to MENSA, to the England Rugby Teams. Depending on your requirements, you can hire the campus for various lengths of time and we offer bespoke packages to suit your needs. Our onsite catering team provides first class food and service, enabling us to host anything from buffet style meals between seminars and workshops, to breakfast, lunch, and supper for our residential guests, and extravagant dinners! Our dedicated Events and Lettings team can assist with your bookings and provide customised support from start to finish. We look forward to hearing from you.

Event Types

  • Accommodation
  • Conference
  • Film & photoshoots
  • Filming & Location Hire
  • Marquee Event
  • Meetings
  • Sports Academy
  • Summer Schools
  • Training Course
  • Wellness Retreats


  • Accommodation
  • Assembly Hall
  • Astroturf
  • Badminton courts
  • Chapel
  • Classrooms
  • Climbing wall
  • Cricket nets
  • Cricket pavilion
  • Cricket pitches
  • Dance studio
  • Dining Hall
  • Grass Tennis Courts
  • Hockey pitch
  • Library
  • Marquee Space
  • Mountain Bike Trail
  • Music School
  • Netball courts
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rugby pitches
  • Sports hall
  • Squash Courts
  • Swimming Pool - Indoor
  • Tennis Courts
  • Theatre

Venue Location

, Settle, Yorkshire, BD24 0DE

Venue Directions

Giggleswick School and Giggleswick Prep School are on the same campus and accessible by road, rail, air and bus. Our address is: Giggleswick School, Giggleswick, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 0DE, UK. BY ROAD - POSTCODE BD24 0DE Giggleswick School is a mile from the market town of Settle and is easily accessible from the A65 which runs from Leeds to Kendal. The School is clearly signposted and parking is available. Sat Nav users, use post code BD24 0DE. BY RAIL We are near Settle Train Station and Giggleswick Train Station. Settle Station sits on the line that operates between Leeds and Carlisle, Giggleswick Station sits on the line between Leeds and Morecambe via Skipton. Connections from these stations are available across the UK and internationally with Eurostar. BY BUS Coach services are available to all major UK destinations via Skipton, Leeds and Manchester. Frequent local services from Skipton and Kirkby Lonsdale are available. For our boarding pupils we also offer a bus service to and from York train station at holidays, half-terms and exeats. BY AIR Giggleswick is served by three major airports: Manchester, Leeds Bradford, and Liverpool John Lennon. All offer schedule and charter flights, with connections from London airports. They are accessible from Giggleswick School in just over an hour by road.

Travel Information

Train Stations

  • Giggleswick - Distance: 1 miles
  • Settle - Distance: 1 miles
  • Skipton - Distance: 17 miles
  • Lancaster - Distance: 28 miles
  • Leeds - Distance: 46 miles


  • Leeds Bradford International Airport - Distance: 35 miles
  • Manchester Airport - Distance: 66 miles


  • M6 - Distance: 0 miles