Downside School has some 100 acres of playing fields on the campus, providing cricket, rugby, football and rounders pitches, and a running track, as well as an all-weather hockey pitch and twelve newly-refurbished tennis and netball courts.
There is a fully modernised swimming pool and sports hall complex which includes fitness rooms, and facilities for indoor nets, tennis, netball, basketball, badminton and volleyball, and also a gymnasium and glass-backed squash courts. Mendip, Orchardleigh and Farringdon golf clubs are nearby and there are local facilities for fishing, polo, riding and sailing.
Sporting Opportunities Available
- Boys’ Rugby
- Girls’ Netball
- Boys’ Cricket
- Cross-Country running