Our Escape to the Country Venue Collection
London is full of great venues and exciting activities for an away day, but if you work in the City then you might want to actually get away to find a fresh perspective!
Although we love everything London, we also have amazing country venues worth shouting about outside of the capital. So take a peek at our Escape to the Country venue collection. After all, nothing promotes blue sky thinking like rolling lawns and open views of the big blue sky itself.
Maximum capacity: 350
Location: near Kineton, Warwickshire
Located in picturesque Warwickshire, in the heart of England, and surrounded by perfectly landscaped grounds, Compton Verney is an excellent choice for events that really get your delegates motivated.
Being an art gallery, this is a truly inspiring space that will send imaginations soaring when you hold your meeting or blue sky thinking day inside. Meanwhile, the gorgeous outdoor areas are the perfect place for breaks or team building activities.
Maximum capacity: 80
Location: Stoke Newington, North London
A sea of tranquillity awaits you at beautiful Clissold House. The elegant 18th century building is immediately welcoming, and you will feel as if you have escaped to your own country manor for the day.
Clissold House is set super close to the city yet gives the feeling that you left London an hour ago.
The country venue hire offers incredible value, and the house has plenty of wonderful rooms to set up activities. You could even enjoy a game of rounders in the park to get everyone energised.
Maximum capacity: 1500
Location: Haywards Heath, Sussex
Wakehurst is a true sanctuary. The lack of mobile signal (unless you know the hot spots!) is fantastic. It gives everyone the opportunity to switch off from the day job and get the most out of the day.
There’s so much to explore, and the manor house provides an unbelievable buy xanax online no prescription with mastercard back drop and a view of the gardens to keep everyone inspired.
Home to the Millennium Seed Bank, which aims to catalogue seeds of every plant species on Earth, this is the ideal venue for any company that is serious about CSR!
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Maximum capacity: 500
Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham
This green wonderland will certainly give you that “escape to the country” feeling, but, incredibly, Birmingham Botanical Gardens is less than 2 miles from Birmingham town centre and perfectly positioned for all major transport links. Of course, you may not be able to believe it when in the midst of its gorgeous gardens and landscaped open spaces.
Its three event suites have all recently been refurbished, meaning that the indoors is now as lovely as the outdoor spaces and just perfect for an inspiring away day.
During breaks, delegates can absorb all they’ve learned in the beauty of the gardens as they get a breath of fresh air during their breakout times.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Maximum capacity: 400
Location: Kew, South West London
Don’t miss out on the great outdoors for your events either! The gorgeous Kew Gardens is a breath of fresh air and the perfect place for an event that feels a million miles from the rat-race, while still set firmly within a London postcode.
Here you’ll find a range of stunning country venues, perfectly suited to events and parties, including the bright and airy Orangery, former royal residence Cambridge Cottage, the Marianne North Gallery and a range of modern and traditional conservatories.