Enormous sash windows (936 panes of glass) extend from floor to ceiling, open onto the lawn and flood the space with air and light. At night, the wooden shutters can be closed to create a sound-proof private club for dancing till dawn.
Make this ballroom your own, and customize it for your event: a glamorous kind of DIY. Make-overs with lights, stages, scaffolding and drapes have seen it adapt to numerous guises – from sacred shrine room to banging night-club; indoor sporting space to performance centre. Read on for the practicalities.