Conference and Meeting venues in WigtownshireThere are 14 matches for your search
The county of Wigtownshire covers the south western corner of Scotland and offers meeting planners an intriguing town, coast and country destination for conferences, meetings and events.
Sometimes referred to as West Galloway, lying within the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, Wigtownshire is a diverse area boasting idyllic countryside as well as stunning coastline where adventurous delegates can participate in outdoor pursuit teambuilding events and corporate activities on both land and water.
A hammer-head peninsula known as the Rhinns of Galloway stretches for 25 miles to the Mull of Galloway, each mile providing breathtaking views of the naturally impressive coastline, whilst the Machars and Galloway Forest Park, the largest in Britain, boasts glorious hills, moorland, peaks and lochs. The established port of Stranraer is the administrative centre for the region thereby providing meeting planners with town centre conference venues as well as the surrounding captivating rural alternatives perfect for corporate retreats, hideaway meetings and secluded weddings.
The A75 provides good road access throughout the county from nearby motorways whilst there are also good rail connections. International delegates can take advantage of flights into either Prestwick or Glasgow airports whilst Irish delegates will find it easy to reach Stranraer by ferry from Belfast.
The county offers conference delegates a traditional Scottish welcome and takes pride in its sense of community offering several civic and community venues with well-equipped meeting spaces such as Lochans Village Hall and the historic building Kirkcolm Public Hall which has capacity for 247 delegates. Multi-purpose sporting venue Ryan Leisure Centre also provides a theatre and cinema as conference spaces as well as meeting rooms for smaller delegate groups whilst the Millennium Centre is a versatile conference and exhibition centre ideal for large corporate events having capacity for 550 delegates. Academic venue Stranraer Academy also provides a conference suite although many meeting organisers opt to host events in any of the outstanding hotels in the county, these being able to offer first class conference and banqueting facilities for all occasions. These include the unusual yet striking Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel, ideal for weddings and meeting retreats, with a truly unique panoramic setting, the delightful country house hotels Creebridge House Hotel and Torrs Warren Country House Hotel and the North West Castle Hotel whose suites cater for conferences and corporate events for up to 180 delegates.
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