King William’s College and The Buchan School offers a range of facilities and accommodation for hire, with a choice of venues and the ability to provide first class catering to ensure your event is a memorable and special one.




  • Sports Hall – Marked out for many games including, badminton, volleyball, basketball and netball.
  • Squash courts.
  • Swimming Pool – Indoor heated swimming pool available by the hour or by the day.
  • Five rugby pitches.
  • Four football pitches.
  • Three cricket pitches – two grass squares and one Astroturf wicket. We also offer two artificial cricket nets and one grass cricket net.
  • Floodlit Astroturf for hockey and football.
  • Three outside netball courts.
  • Six rounders pitches.


  • Indoor gymnasium.
  • One junior rugby pitch – Two under 11s football pitches.
  • Two netball courts.


King William’s College offers first class catering for any event. Our experienced staff prepare and serve food of the highest standards. We also have a carefully selected range of wines to complement any menu.


Colbourne House at King William’s College is available for hire during the school holidays, excluding the Christmas break. Colbourne House is a separate building, located next to the main College. The rooms are set out over two floors and comprise of single rooms, twin rooms and dormitories. There are separate bathroom facilities on each floor. A games room, television room and small kitchen are situated on the ground floor. The ground floor accommodation is suitable for those with mobility difficulties.


Built in 2010, this accommodation offers six twin rooms with en-suite bathroom and shower facilities. There is a spacious lounge and kitchen area for catering needs and is designed to allow use for disabled visitors.


Rachel Haymes – Catering Manager

+44 (0) 1624 820454 or

Judy Bell – Events Manager

+44 (0) 1624 820474 or

David Dawson – Theatre Manager

+44 (0) 1624 820409 or


“Thank you so much for the meeting and all your efforts to make sure we had a great stay. KWC is a fantastic venue and proved ideal for our purpose. The boys all enjoyed a fabulous time on site and at the nearby beach and the football went well too! The choice of food and the venue was great!”

“The courtesy of everyone we met and the experience was first class and a memorable first tour for the boys. Thank you once more and thank you Isle of Man.”

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