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The Duke of York's Royal Military School

A co-educational boarding school for students aged 11-18

School Lettings

Whatever the occasion, The Duke of York’s Royal Military School can offer you the perfect venue for your event. Set in 150 acres of beautiful Kent countryside, the School offers a unique and memorable setting for all types of events. Whether you are looking to hold a conference, sports event, stage production or Gala Dinner, the School has the facility to suit your needs.
Throughout the year, The Duke of York’s Royal Military School makes a number of their facilities available for hire. These are as follows:

The Dining Hall – This Beautiful building set at the heart of our School has a seating capacity of 500. It can be used with our School benches or we can source any sort of table to make your event that extra special. We have a fully functional Kitchen and can cater for all types of events from weddings to Birthday Parties.

Chapel – We are very proud to have our own Chapel on the School site and this can be hired for Weddings and Christenings. Built between 1905 and 1909 the Chapel is dedicated as The Royal Military Chapel of Saint Michael and Saint George, and the building is steeped in history to make your day more special.

The Nye Hall – Our fantastic auditorium can seat up to 490 people on retractable seating. We have a large stage area with access to 4 changing rooms. You could hold your concert here or a large conference with access to large monitors on stage for your presentations.

The Dukie’s Café – A fully functioning Coffee Shop that may be used for smaller parties. We have our own Barista’s, and it is stocked with Snacks and sweets.

Conference Room – Our AG’s room is a multipurpose room originally designed as a conference room for 50 people, but we have held weddings and parties alike in there. You will have the option of a buffet lunch or dinner and will have access to tea’s and coffees throughout your function. If you require a more formal sit down meal this can also be arranged.

Climbing Wall – Our climbing wall is one of the best in Kent! Recently added to our School with the latest refurbishment it sits at 10 meters high and has 20 different routes in varying difficulties. We supply all the correct safety wear and one of our fully qualified teachers will be on hand to teach you the ropes!

Sports – We have various facilities for your sports teams. These include:

  • Netball Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Astro Turf used for Hockey or Netball
  • Squash Courts
  • Badminton Courts
  • Rugby Pitches
  • Football Pitches
  • Running/Athletics Track
  • Sports Hall with cricket nets
  • Gym
  • Swimming Pool

Lettings Coordinator: Mrs Shirley Goddard