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The 11 venues of the new year to join

Published: 16 Jan 2018

As 2018 gets underway, 11 more venues sign-up to the free venue-finding service

Racecourses, museums, hotels, golf resorts, adventure centres and visitor attractions are among the 11 venues to join since the start of the year.


The refurbished Royal Lancaster London, the 40-room Burley Manor in the New Forest and Buckingham Villiers Hotel, with 49 bedrooms in the market town of Buckingham, are three new hotels to register with the site. 

New Dock Hall and the adjacent Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds (pictured below) now also appear on the website. Set in a £350 million waterfront development, the venues can cater for meetings of up to 1000 guests or 1500 for sit-down dinners. 

Millennium Point in Birmingham is another visitor attraction new to the site. The five-storey central Atrium provides a modern, public setting with high footfall, Connect offers a discreet setting for private meetings and events, and the 300-seater Auditorium adds that wow-factor to any conference or performance.

Go Ape and the Mount Cook Adventure Centre are two activity venues now on Go Ape has 26 venue listings including centres in the Wyre Forest, Trent Park, Leeds Castle, the Forest of Dean and Buxton.    

Mount Cook Adventure Centre (pictured below) on the outskirts of the Peak District, offers 46 bedrooms and meeting capacity for up to 50 delegates.

Newbury Racecourse, Bowood Hotel Spa and Golf Resort, Gorse Hill and The Guildhall make up the final four venues new to the site.  

Newbury Racecourse has 43 meeting rooms and an events capacity of 1000 delegates. Bowood Hotel Spa and Golf Resort in Wiltshire (pictured below) has 43 bedrooms and can host meetings for up to 240 delegates. The Guildhall in Northampton has eight meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 336 delegates. And Gorse Hill is a 50-bedroom country house in Surrey, with 16 high-tech, fully equipped meeting rooms. 

Article by Mike Fletcher

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