Conference and Meeting venues in Argyll & ButeThere are 78 matches for your search
What better way to escape the office than with a conference retreat, meeting or corporate event set in the breathtaking Scottish county of Argyll & Bute? The birthplace of Scotland’s nation is steeped in history and offers conference delegates a chance to enjoy traditional Scottish hospitality in style. Popular with both tourists and meeting planners the region’s sheer diversity is a great attraction, boasting as it does area’s of quiet solitude perfect for secluded meeting retreats, picturesque settings for romantic weddings, grand historic venues for elegant corporate hospitality events alongside sporting venues, country house hotels and stately homes to name but a few options!
The county is home to an abundance of wildlife and provides an idyllic yet dramatic landscape with both country and coastal locations perfect for adventurous land and water-based teambuilding events and corporate activities. Glorious gardens, mountain peaks and famous lochs combine to provide the perfect playground for daring delegates on training missions whilst those seeking gentler teambuilding activities can participate in events held within grounds on site such as the lost art of falconry.
The county of Argyll & Bute is surprisingly easy to reach by car with excellent motorway links from the south including the M74 from Carlisle into Glasgow plus subsequent A roads covering the area. There are good rail links across the region and flights into Glasgow and Prestwick airports make the area easily accessible for international conference delegates.
This truly captivating and unspoilt region comes complete with a selection of conference venues able to cater for all capacities and requirements, prime locations including the West Highland ‘Gateway to the Isles’ Oban and the renowned National Park of Loch Lomond. The National Park itself offers meeting rooms and conference suites within Carrochan whilst the Loch Lomond Outdoor Centre caters for teambuilding events and corporate activities as well as providing meeting space and banqueting facilities. Incorporating numerous meeting rooms, the conference suite at Loch Lomond Waterfront comes complete with banqueting facilities and the added benefit of a private beach perfect for teambuilding events, whilst the Ardtornish Estate is a stately home and academic venue offering a simply exquisite private paradise of 35,000 acres overlooking the Sound of Mull, perfect for conferences, teambuilding activities, corporate events and weddings. Conference organizers seeking a majestic historic venue to provide a stunning backdrop for their event should consider Stonefield Castle or Boturich Castle, which itself is situated within 140 acres of immaculate grounds making this an ideal wedding venue, whereas as those wanting a modern, purpose-built, multi-use venue should opt for Skippinish Ceilidh House which has capacity for 400 delegates. Another multi-functional venue, The Corran Halls is well suited to exhibitions, training events, conferences and meetings whereas Gartmore House is a historic building incorporating a conference centre with 6 meeting spaces able to accommodate 250 delegates. Notable Argyll & Bute hotels offering outstanding conference and banqueting facilities include the Oban Caledonian Hotel, set in the town’s landmark building on the water’s edge, the Regent Hotel, an Art Deco gem with views out to sea, and De Vere Cameron House, an impressive country house hotel with capacity for 300 delegates. Major hotel groups represented in the county include Akkeron Hotels, Crerar Hotels, Innkeepers Lodges,Oxford Hotels and Inns and Strathmore Hotels.
Delegates will certainly not be disappointed by this individual and varied conference destination full of Scottish charm and natural beauty.
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