Venue: De Vere Cotswold Water Park
Number of bedrooms: 328
Maximum capacity for events: 1000 theatre style
About the resort:
De Vere Cotswold Water Park is uniquely set in the heart of 152 lakes that stretch as far as the eye can see. This hotel cleverly blends modern design with its natural surroundings. All 21 meeting rooms are flooded with natural daylight with calming views out onto the lakes. They also have a permanent 540m2 marquee that caters for up to 500 people and can be extended to cater for up to 1000 guests. The resort boasts multiple dining options for groups including a casual pub and extensive spa and leisure facilities.
Our recommendations: In our experience, this venue works particularly well for mid to large groups of corporate guests who are looking for conference space with the latest technology and a wide range of team building activities to choose from. Activities include wakeboarding, aqua zorbing or dragon boat racing. We find this resort to be great value for money and flexible to fit with our client’s needs.
Venue: Centre Parcs Woburn
Number of bedrooms: 2000
Maximum capacity for events: 600 theatre style
About the resort:
Just 50 minutes by train from London St Pancras, Centre Parcs Woburn provides a fantastic escape from city life and a refreshing, unique alternative to the usual conference, meeting or team offsite. With 625 lavish Lodges and a range contemporary bedrooms available in the Hotel and Village this resort really can cater for any corporate group. ‘The Venue’ is their dedicated event and conference facility with a total of 9 meeting suites varying in size. This year it was voted the Best UK Unusual Venue category at the 2017 Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards.
Our recommendations: Working with Centre Parcs Woburn is always straight forward and simple. They devise bespoke packages to suit any groups’ needs and requirements. They offer a vast array of activities throughout the 365 acres of natural woodland so your guests will never be bored. Tree trekking, high ropes, archery, laser combat and water sports are among the favourites of our clients.
Venue: Mercedes-Benz World
Number of bedrooms: 128 (based at the Brooklands Hotel)
Maximum capacity for events: 350 theatre style, 1000 for exhibitions
About the resort:
Located on the famous Brooklands site in Weybridge, Surrey, Mercedes-Benz World is easily accessible from London. The 16 meeting rooms are split over three floors of their ultra-modern building where you can host a wide range of stunning events such as dining, Christmas parties, festive gatherings and conferences. The Brooklands Hotel situated on the site offers 120 bedrooms so your event can be completely self-contained. What makes the venue truly unique is that you can add a thrilling track or off-road Driving Experiences to make for a more exhilarating and memorable event.
Our recommendations:. Mercedes-Benz world’s personalised driving exercises are a unique and exciting way to encourage effective communication, collective problem solving, leadership, decision making, and ultimately stretch the imagination. Brooklands Museum is also well worth a visit Celebrating the birthplace of British motorsport. We believe this is a fantastic option for our clients looking for something different, an experience, techy/innovative event space.
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