The Best Corporate Retreat Venues Across the UK

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Get away from the hustle and bustle of the big smoke and hire one of these corporate retreat venues for the ultimate team away day.


Want to get out into the countryside and breathe in the fresh English air? Country manors and houses are great event locations for team away days or corporate retreats. Whether you want a weekend of relaxation or a weekend jam-packed with team building activities, we have a range of corporate retreat venues for you.


1. Proud Stanmer, Brighton

An aerial shot of a country manor surrounded by green fields and autumn trees

If you didn’t want to venture too far from the capital, Brighton is your best bet for your company retreat. A short train journey away from London, Proud Stanmer is a country manor steeped in history. A Grade I building it’s hidden away in acres of unspoilt land. Built back in 1722 the building still reflects its history but has been beautifully restored to give it a modern feel.

The ideal venue for a corporate retreat, Proud Stanmer’s large grounds means you can get creative with your activities, from lawn bowling to team building challenges. If you did want to venture into Brighton or Hove for a few drinks or a dip in the sea you’re just a short journey away.

2. Traquair House

A large corporate retreat venue in a Scottish valley

Want to head a bit further afield than Brighton? For an all-or-nothing corporate retreat why not head north to Scotland and hire the stunning Traquair House which dates back to 1107. Not just any house, Traquair House is the oldest inhabited house in Scotland, adding a special element to your event.

The gorgeous house has been visited by 27 Scottish Kings and Queens and has been lived in since 1491. If the history alone wasn’t enough to persuade you to hire this venue for your next company retreat then perhaps the location will. Surrounded by rolling Scottish hills and magnificent towering trees, Traquair House is sure to take your breath away.

3. Iscoyd Park and Gardens

A large red brick country manor which is surrounded by plenty of land with lots of greenery

Iscoyd Park in Shropshire is a traditional country manor that has recently been restored to fulfil modern needs. Iscoyd Park now features contemporary style whilst still retaining its endearing character and history, making it the ideal destination for a corporate retreat.

Able to accommodate anywhere from 40 to 240 Guests the possibilities are endless at this stunning venue. For a more intimate corporate retreat why not hire the 14 beautifully appointed double or twin rooms and perhaps use Iscoyd Park as a weekend of team building with the senior members of your team to really refocus and realign on business aims.

4. Fenton Tower

A traditional Scottish lounge which has an open fire, huge sofas, high beamed ceilings and rustic stone flooring

If there’s one thing Scotland know how to do well then it’s country houses and castles. Fenton Tower, near Kingston on the outskirts of Edinburgh is the ideal remote corporate retreat venue if you really want to get out into the sticks to remove any distraction from your working life.

Fenton Tower is a magnificent, fortified 16th Century tower that has been specifically restored to provide luxury accommodation for up to 13 Guests. Combining both the relaxed feel of a homely stay with state-of-the-art facilities, Fenton Tower is the ideal venue for ultimate relaxation. Surrounded by endless land, why not try your hand at the multiple activities Fenton Tower has to offer from fishing, horse riding, golf and bird watching this is an amazing venue for your next corporate retreat.

5. Dewsall Court and Gardens, Dewsall Court, Hereford

A rustic barn which has wooden beams and several wooden tables set up for dinner.

Dewsall Court in Hereford is in the heart of rural countryside that has breathtaking views over the Golden Valley. Another venue steeped in history, Dewsall House dates back to 1644 and the heritage of the venue has transcended across centuries. Dewsall House understands that the new must be accepted whilst remaining true to its roots. The Space truly feels like a home away from home making it a very relaxing and comfortable venue of your own.

Dewsall Court and Gardens offers several Spaces to offer an all-round solution to your events. From the 10 double bedrooms, The Wainhouse which is an additional event Space and a large party Yurt, your corporate retreat will be a hit with the team.

What’s more, once this venue is booked the events team are on hand to create a tailor-made programme for your stay so you can sit back and relax.

6. Wasing Park, Wasing Park Estate

An unusual estate which has several stone buildings that are lit up with green and pink lighting

Located in the rolling hills of Berkshire, Wasing Park Estate is just 45 miles from London, far enough to escape the hustle and bustle but close enough to not feel far from home. Wasing Park Estate is a tranquil corporate retreat venue with a variety of Spaces for your event, the onsite events team can cater for a range of activities in their unique Spaces.

If you want to prolong your stay at Wasing Park and Estate there are 26 double bedrooms available on the estate all beautifully renovated and designed to perfection.

7. The Barn, West Lexham

A private area which has high ceilings and arched windows - a wooden table sits in the middle with coloured chairs. The Space is lit up with orange lighting and has a mezzanine level on the right.

The Barn can be found in King’s Lynn and can accommodate up to 150 Guests. In a stunning location, The Barn is surrounded by a moat and plenty of trees in an amazing 21 acres of gardens, making this a unique location for your corporate away weekend.

Get away from the busy streets of our cities and enter utter tranquillity. The rolling hills and endless countryside will inspire creativity and boost morale. Whether you want to think of a big idea or problem solve an issue, The Barn lets you step outside the box and explore new ideas in an inspirational location. The Barn is a simply stunning venue, surrounded by gardens, lakes, woodland and close to the beach, a great destination for your next retreat.

8. The Bull Shed

A modern and contemporary warehouse that has exposed brick and high ceilings. The space has a log fire, purple chairs and modern floor.  
The Bull Shed can be found in the rural setting of Old Colwall with incredible views of the Malvern Hills. From the outside this venue is unassuming but once you step inside The Bull Shed is an incredibly modern and super slick venue that has been completely modernised into a functioning corporate retreat and country hideaway. Accommodating up to 10 Guests, The Bull Shed is a substantial modern country barn of over 5,000 square foot, on top of being situated on eight acres of land, the possibilities are endless.

The local area lends itself well to an array of activities and events. So, why not try Land Rover experience or a road cycling or mountain biking trips, spa days, golf and yoga and get into the competitive spirit for your corporate team away day?

9. Sibton Park

A modern private cinema room which has large comfy sofas facing the screen

Nestled in the Wilderness Reserve, a 5,000 acre park, Sibton Park is a breathtaking and ornate house. Think classic English countryside with open fires antique furniture and ornate lighting. As if that wasn’t enough, upstairs the bedrooms and luxurious and are sure to impress your Guests.

The Space caters for a range of events, for your retreat you can enjoy private dining, team building activities and showcases.


10. Hertfordshire Barn and Farmhouse, The Thatched Barn

A traditional farmhouse bedroom that has a glass wall and traditional oak furnishings.

Get some fresh air and escape your weekly routine in this 16th-century barn in Hertfordshire. Cosy-up in front of the fire or explore the great outdoors and hire The Farmhouse for your next corporate retreat venue. This breathtaking venue is hidden away in 2 acres of land meaning you’ve got plenty of Space to tour and endless flexibility for team building activities from axe throwing to bread making.

Able to accommodate up to 120 people, this is the ideal corporate retreat venue for you and the wider team. So, what are you waiting for? 

Corporate retreats are a great opportunity to bond with your team in an out of office environment. Whether you want a company-wide retreat or one specifically for management we’ve got the venue for you.

 

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