A firm favourite with meeting planners as a year round destination for conferences, meetings and events is the beautiful county of Buckinghamshire.
Though popular with many because of its proximity to the capital and ease of access, Buckinghamshire has much more to offer event organisers including stunning countryside such as The Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Thames thus making it an ideal location in which to host both land and water-based teambuilding events and corporate activities as well as secluded conference retreats.
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Milton Keynes, Marlow, and other locations
Whether choosing the ‘new city’ of Milton Keynes, the riverside setting of Marlow, or market and county towns such as Aylesbury, Beaconsfield or High Wycombe, meeting planners can rest assured that each location provides a wealth of conference and event venues able to cater for delegate groups of all sizes boasting meeting and training centres, historic buildings, country house hotels and sporting and academic venues well equipped with high-tech facilities to ensure successful corporate events.
With the M1 to the east and M40 to the west and south, the county benefits from easy motorway access as well as excellent rail links, which include London and Birmingham services. Airports at Heathrow and Luton cater for overseas conference delegates making it a meetings region accessible by all.
Throughout the county there are a number of fantastic sporting venues with conference and banqueting facilities second to none. The world famous and highly luxurious Stoke Park Country Club, Spa and Hotel are venues that are perfect for corporate golf events as well as conferences and hospitality events.
Conference Centres in Buckinghamshire
Amongst the many dedicated conference centres offering well-equipped and adaptable meeting spaces are Kents Hill Park Training & Conference Centre, De Vere Chicheley Hall and the imposing Missenden Abbey Conference Centre, a magnificent historic stately home. Those considering a more unusual venue option will appreciate Macdonald Compleat Angler, which an interesting and striking historic building sure to impress, whilst stately home such as Mercure Milton Keynes Parkside House which provides a spectacular backdrop for banquets, conferences, hospitality events and weddings.
Venues in Buckinghamshire
Venues such as the Regus Milton Keynes, Atterbury Lakes, Regus High Wycombe Kingsmead Business Park, Jurys Inn Milton Keynes and Beaconsfield Services also provide versatile spaces well suited to corporate events and conferences whilst hotels in the county come highly recommended as meeting venues being able to provide exceptional conference and banqueting facilities. Country house hotels such as De Vere Latimer Place and Horwood House offer peaceful, scenic environments for private corporate retreats, intimate meetings and weddings whilst the Crowne Plaza Marlow is a modern award winning venue ideally situated at the heart of the Thames Valley. Major hotel groups represented in the county of Buckinghamshire include Accor, Bespoke Hotels and Cairn Hotel Group, Campanile.