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Conference and Meeting venues in Lancashire

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An ever-popular key destination for conferences, meetings and events is the county of Lancashire which offers meeting planners the best of town, coast and country locations all year round. Comprising one of the UK’s favourite coastal resorts, Blackpool, alongside the idyllic countryside of the West Pennine Moors and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty such as the Forest of Bowland, the county is an ideal choice for outdoor pursuit land and water-based teambuilding events and corporate activities as well as rural or coastal corporate retreats.


Alternative locations across the county such as Blackburn, Burnley, Lancaster, Morecambe, Oldham and England’s newest city Preston offer a wide variety of first class meeting venues, therefore event organisers will find the region more than able to meet all their conferencing needs. With a rich sporting and cultural heritage the area provides a number of sporting and academic venues alongside historic buildings, modern conference centres and both country house and coastal hotels, all experienced in hosting successful corporate events.

Proximity to Manchester is both and advantage and disadvantage for Lancashire as a meetings region. The large neighbouring city is a vital conference hub and therefore many will opt to host events there. However, those seeking a great value alternative to the city that benefits from a diverse landscape within easy reach of the city and all transport links will truly appreciate the versatility of Lancashire as an exceptional alternative.

Ready access to the motorway network, especially the M6, M65 and M61, fast and efficient rail links and airports at Blackpool, Manchester, Liverpool make this an extremely reachable meeting point for both national and international conference delegates.

Sporting venues in the county include the Invincibles Pavilion at Preston FC, Sir Tom Finney Stand at Preston FC, Burnley FC, Blackburn Rovers FC and the Globe Arena, a contemporary event and conference venue with meeting and banqueting suites boasting views of Morecambe Bay. Equally abundant are academic venues offering a comprehensive range of meeting and training rooms as well as lecture and conference halls including Blackpool City Learning Centre, Burnley College, Thomas Whitham Sixth Form, the University of Cumbria - Lancaster, Lancaster and Morecambe College, the University of Central Lancashire and Lancaster University Conference Centre. Versatile meeting spaces and banqueting suites include the Clayton Park Conference Centre and Fence Gate Inn & Banqueting Centre as well as multi-purpose venues such as Burnley Mechanics which offers large and small rooms for meetings, training events, banquets and corporate hospitality. The Carleton and The Platform offer unique and memorable settings for large corporate events whilst the King Georges Hall Complex is an impressive venue with capacity for 1,807 delegates throughout its exhibition and conference spaces. Ribby Hall Village is an unusual venue incorporating a purpose-built conference centre with 20 conference suites able to accommodate 350 delegates whilst civic venues include Rochdale Town Hall. As with all popular tourist destinations there are a number of hotels in the county catering for both leisure and business travellers including the Barcelo Blackpool Imperial, a charming historic building with conference and banqueting suites for up to 600 delegates, the magnificent Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel& Spa, a wonderful country house hotel ideal for corporate retreats and weddings, and the majestic Norbreck Castle Hotel which overlooks the seafront and comprises Blackpool’s largest conference venue, the Noralympia Conference Centre. Major hotel groups represented within the county of Lancashire include Anvic, Britannia Hotels, Bruntwood, Classic Lodges, De Vere Village Hotels and Ibis

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Space @EKM

Preston     Max. capacity: 120   Bedrooms: 0

The EKM events space is ideal for business-related training, workshops, networking, seminars and corporate events. From booking to attending and through completion our events coordination team will handle all your enquiries and ensure that the space is made for your organisation.


Village Blackpool

Blackpool     Max. capacity: 600   Bedrooms: 172

Every box ticked! 7 meeting rooms, 174 bedrooms, free fast WiFi on unlimited devices & free car parking for all your delegates. A dedicated meetings & events HUB, communal breakout area, fully stocked conference café, ClickShare technology - 3 easy steps to wire free presenting, Starbucks, Village Gym, Restaurant & our authentic Public House..


Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

Preston     Max. capacity: 100   Bedrooms: 98

With stunning views over the River Ribble and with the Lake District on its doorstep, Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel, Preston, is the perfect venue for your next meeting or event. Choose from a range of bright, flexible, well equipped & air conditioned event spaces, with space for up to 100 delegates or guests.


Hallmark Hotel Preston Leyland Junction 28 M6

Preston     Max. capacity: 250   Bedrooms: 93

The Hallmark Hotel Preston Leyland is located right at junction 28 on the M6. 14 individual conference suites available for up to 250 guests and large open plan lobby with central hub makes us a prefect location if you are doing business in the Northwest.


Preston Marriott Hotel

Preston     Max. capacity: 220   Bedrooms: 149

Located in North England near Manchester in the city of Preston, the luxurious 4-star Preston Marriott Hotel, which was once a grand Victorian Manor house, is minutes away from the M6, yet set in 11 acres of gardens and woodland with complimentary parking for 250 cars.


Blackpool Hotel Conference Centre & Spa

Blackpool     Max. capacity: 900   Bedrooms: 278

Seaside location on Blackpool's North Promenade11 flexible meeting rooms274 non-smoking guest roomsOn-site car parking for over 300 carsLivingWell Health ClubPromenade Restaurant & Lounge BarHigh speed wireless internet in all areas - complimentary in public areas and to Honors members


The Imperial Hotel

Blackpool     Max. capacity: 600   Bedrooms: 180

The Imperial Hotel has 180 tastefully furnished en-suite bedrooms, including 9 suites. Relaxing lounge, bar and leisure facilities include all modern conveniences to make your stay as comfortable as possible.The hotel prides itself on a warm welcome, attention to all customer needs and a quality or service which is second to none.


Lancaster Conferences

Lancaster     Max. capacity: 800   Bedrooms: 80

Lancaster University Conferences is situated in the North West of England and offers outstanding conference, meeting and training facilities. All are equipped to the highest standard, whilst many of our buildings have been built sustainably to exacting BREEAM standards.


Ribby Hall Village

Preston     Max. capacity: 360   Bedrooms: 565

Just off the M55, our rural surroundings are the perfect location for business meetings on any scale. With 16 bright, modern conference suites our conference centre can accommodate intimate board meetings through to residential conferences up to 350 delegates. With a range of accommodation options available Ribby Hall Village is the whole package!


Regus Preston The Docklands

Preston     Max. capacity: 35   Bedrooms: 0

Albert Edward House is located on a business village development strategically placed at the very heart of Lancashire’s business and transport networks. The surrounding area is a popular place for business, leisure, entertainment and shopping and close to Preston Docklands, Europe's largest single dock basin.


Best Western Park Hall Hotel

Preston     Max. capacity: 700   Bedrooms: 111

Set in over 100 acres of wooded countryside, and sits in the heart of the North West's motorway network with direct access from M6 Charnock Richard Services. The hotel welcomes a mix of business travellers & delegates attending some of the largest conferences. Offering 20 versatile conference and training suites accommodating up to 700 delegates


Best Western Oaks Hotel & Leisure Club

Burnley     Max. capacity: 180   Bedrooms: 51

The BEST WESTERN Oaks is perfectly placed for all your business and conference needs. Packages are tailor made and a dedicated conference team is on hand to organise your event from the booking stage through to completion of the day itself.


Best Western Plus Samlesbury Preston Hotel

Preston     Max. capacity: 220   Bedrooms: 80

Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel offers style and luxury. Located just off J31 of the M6 Motorway, the hotel has easy access to Preston, Blackburn, Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool & the Lake District. Each of the beautifully designed bedrooms feature a flat-screen smart TV and an invigorating power shower


Blackpool Football Club Hotel & Conference Centre

Blackpool     Max. capacity: 630   Bedrooms: 70

Bloomfield Road, home of Blackpool FC, has undergone significant improvements over the years to ensure that its facilities are amongst the finest in Lancashire. With it’s ideal location at the end of the M55, it’s easily accessible by car and it is positioned less than 2 miles from the nearest railway station.


Holiday Inn Express Preston - South

Preston     Max. capacity: 70   Bedrooms: 103

Positioned ideally at Junction 29 of the M6 and Junction 1 of the M65. The hotels location just off the A6 makes it ideally located for Business and Leisure guests.ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING POINTS NEWLY INSTALLED ON OUR FREE TO USE CAR PARK


Barton Grange Hotel

Preston     Max. capacity: 300   Bedrooms: 51

A family run hotel, situated minutes from J32 of the M6, Barton Grange Hotel offers excellent refurbished Conference & Banqueting Suites, which can cater for up to 300 delegates, along with 51 well appointed bedrooms.Complimentary Wi-Fi & car parking comes as standard for all guests.


Holiday Inn Express Liverpool Knowsley

Liverpool     Max. capacity: 35   Bedrooms: 86

Receive a warm welcome at the Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Knowsley M57, Jct. 4 hotel, a 15-minute drive from Liverpool city centre. The friendly Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Knowsley offers good value in the quiet suburb of Knowsley , just off the M57 motorway and 12 miles from Liverpool John Lennon Airport .


Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa

Blackburn     Max. capacity: 400   Bedrooms: 175

The 4 star Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa is a 175 room property. This Blackburn hotel is a converted 700 year old country manor in a tranquil setting. Enjoy the international cuisine of the Cameo Restaurant or light dishes and drinks in the Cameo Bar. An indoor pool, thermal suite and modern fitness centre await you in the Spa.


Samlesbury Hall

Preston     Max. capacity: 100   Bedrooms: 18

Welcome to Samlesbury Hall, one of the stunning stately homes of Lancashire, a haven for history lovers, where the past meets the present - a fantastic, family day out. What will you discover?


Preston Grasshoppers RFC

Preston     Max. capacity: 200   Bedrooms: 0

Located five minutes from the M55 and M6 motorways, Preston Grasshoppers’ Lightfoot Green venue offers a wide range of facilities for organisations looking to host various events. With four function rooms varying in size, we can deliver or support your event requirements.