Meeting Rooms in HampshireTagged : basingstoke conference events hampshire meetings southampton venues winchester
Situated roughly halfway between the east and west ends of the South Coast, the county of Hampshire has it all whether visiting for business or pleasure!
With most of the county being within 1-2 hours easy reach of London, Hampshire is an extremely popular conference destination with meeting planners and delegates alike, offering picturesque towns such as Andover, Basingstoke, Brockenhurst, Farnborough, Lymington, Lyndhurst, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester, all providing a diverse range of meeting and event venues able to cater for all corporate requirements.
Boasting attractive coastline and beautiful countryside, the region is ideal as a location for teambuilding events and corporate activities. On both land and water, there are perfect venues to provide impressive backdrops for weddings and corporate hospitality events. For those who are demanding elegance and style alongside rural settings, Hampshire is the ideal destination for secluded corporate retreats and inspiring strategy meetings.
Excellent transport links are essential when hosting conferences, meetings and events, which is why Hampshire as a county is preferred by many conference organisers, being only an hour away from the capital via the M3 and M27 motorways and having direct rail access into London Waterloo. International conference delegates have several travel options including flights into Bournemouth, Southampton, London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports or via ferry services into Portsmouth or Southampton. Once here, delegates will find an assortment of conference venues ranging from modern meeting and exhibition spaces to historic venues and country house hotels, all well equipped to provide exceptional conference and banqueting facilities for all occasions and capacities.
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Sporting venues within the county include The Rose Bowl, Dummer Golf Club, ideal for corporate golf events, Portsmouth Football Club and Southampton Football Club which itself offers several conference suites having maximum capacity for 500 delegates. Outstanding academic venues the University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University Conference Centre provide state-of-the-art meeting and training rooms alongside lecture theatres and conference halls of varying capacity. Among the training and conference centres available in Hampshire, there are The Ark Conference Centre and characterful historic venues includings the well-known Mayflower Theatre and the Guildhall Winchester.
Hampshire county also offers a selection of unusual venues sure to impress delegates including Beaulieu, renowned for its illustrious motor museum, the Museum of Army Flying, or given the area’s waterside connections why not consider the Princess Caroline or HMS Victory, both unique floating settings sure to provide a memorable experience!
Hotels in Hampshire offer exemplary facilities including banqueting and conference suites, meeting and training rooms as well as impeccable grounds for teambuilding events and corporate activities, such as the fabolous Norton Park, the magnificent Hampshire Court, the De Vere Warbrook House and Grange, a striking historic building set in 130 acres, or the Rhinefield House Hotel and Spa, set in the New Forest National Park, ideal for secluded meeting retreats. Country house hotels include the delightful Oakley Hall with its magnificent 315 acre estate ideal for teambuilding events, conferences and weddings, and The Elvetham, a magical mansion boasting 21 meeting and conference rooms with capacity for 110 delegates. Major hotel groups represented in Hampshire include De Vere Hotels and Venues, Village Hotels, Hand Picked Hotels, Barcelo Hotels & Resorts.