Conference and Meeting venues in DumfriesshireThere are 85 matches for your search
The beautiful and unspoilt corner of south-west Scotland known as the traditional county of Dumfriesshire is an ideal choice of destination for conferences, meetings and events away from the stresses and strains of every day life. Known nowadays as the region of Dumfries and Galloway, the area has much to offer meeting planners seeking a varied location in which to host all manner of events. The landscape will undoubtedly inspire modern day delegates as it once did the renowned poet Robert Burns, the area being recognised for its many writers and artists.
Deserted beaches, lochs, moorland and forests provide a spectacular and ever-changing backdrop for outdoor pursuit teambuilding events and corporate activities whilst corporate golf events will appreciate the incredible courses available here.
An exceptional town, coast and country location it offers event organisers and delegates the opportunity to experience Scotland at its best. Towns such as the picturesque Dumfries provide a wealth of conference and meeting venues with adaptable spaces able to accommodate both large and small capacities. Whether searching for contemporary conference centres, academic venues, rural country house hotels or historic buildings, this county has it all and will definitely not disappoint.
Stretching along the border with England along the Solway coast, Dumfries and Galloway is an easy to reach destination for all conference delegates with the east of the region being easily accessed from the motorway network, good rail connections county-wide and Glasgow Prestwick Airport lying less than an hour away.
An area rich in heritage, culture and kinship will often boast several civic and community venues experienced in hosting first class conferences and corporate events. This delightful county offers Castle Douglas Town Hall and Dalbeattie Town Hall amongst several others, all of which provide a selection of versatile meeting, conference and training rooms for varied capacities. Academic venues are renowned for providing excellent meeting facilities and Browne House and Barony College are no exception as the provide modern training and conference centres, the latter able to accommodate 400 delegates. Dumfriesshire also offers sporting venues such as Queen of the South FC and cultural venues such as the Theatre Royal, but for those seeking a more unusual venue the WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre is ideal for secluded meetings and conferences surrounded by breathtaking scenery and wildlife. An impressive historic venue with conference and banqueting suites as well as exhibition space, Easterbrook Hall and the Crichton Church is ideal for large corporate events having capacity for 600 delegates whilst also being an incomparable wedding venue, as is Comlongon Castle. Dumfries and Galloway hotels have vast experience and the highest of standards when catering for both business and leisure travellers, such as the Lockerbie Manor Country Hotel, Smiths at Gretna Green and the Gretna Hall Hotel, appreciated for its tranquil, scenic location and reputation for hosting successful conferences and teambuilding events. Alternatively, Hetland Hall Hotel is an elegant country house hotel ideal for corporate retreats, meetings, conferences and weddings. Major hotel groups represented within the county include Best Western, Classic British Hotels, Crerar Hotels and Swallow Hotels.
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