From luxury treehouse retreats to adrenaline-fuelled experiences, meeting packages can offer so much more than just elegant meeting rooms in beautiful surrounds. We pick five of the most high-end ones outside of London
What makes it high end Five-star cuisine, complimentary spa treatments
Meeting capacities 10, 12, 14, 30, 30, 60
As well as a range of elegant event spaces, this celebrated Bath institution now also offers ‘Ultimate Overnight Meeting Experience’ packages, which include plush overnight stays for a minimum of 10 guests. Expect five-star service, executive car pick-up, impeccable food, your own company-branded afternoon tea and a complimentary 30-minute massage in the hotel’s gorgeous spa.
What makes it high end A luxury rewards scheme
Meeting capacities 12, 12, 14, 20, 40, 100
Available until December 2018, the Exclusive Hotels and Venues’ ‘Pick & Mix’ promotion gives you access to exclusive rewards at any of the group’s five-star properties, including our favourite Manor House. Essentially, the more you invest, the more you get in return. Rewards include complimentary upgrades, vouchers for team-building activities, wine-tasting sessions, and more.
What makes it high end Plush treehouse retreats, with full access to hotel’s five-star facilities
Meeting capacities 16, 16, 20, 28, 40, 140
Our favourite of Chewton Glen’s events packages is the ‘Treehouse Meeting Offer’, which gives you and your guests access to 12 luxury treehouses
nestled in a wooded valley. With panoramic forest views, total seclusion and top-notch service including champagne receptions and three-course dinners, this package is ideal for private, high-level meetings.
What makes it high end Unparalleled outdoor experiences
Meeting capacities 10, 10, 20, 50, 70, 80, 120
From flying lessons and heli hover challenges to adrenaline-fuelled driving on the legendary Goodwood Motor Circuit, the Goodwood Estate offers experiences for the thrill-seekers among you. Bespoke activity packages for all levels are available alongside meeting spaces and business facilities, award-winning restaurants and superb accommodation.
5. Stoke Park’s corporate golf, tennis and spa days
What makes it high end One of the most awarded hotels in the UK, world-class facilities
Meeting capacities 12, 14, 16, 18, 40, 70, 80
Regularly voted one of the best hotels and conference venues in the country, our list wouldn’t be complete without the UK’s very first country club: Stoke Park. Bespoke meetings packages include overnight stays, as well as corporate golf, tennis and spa days – all with views across 300 acres of sweeping parkland. James Bond himself has played several rounds of golf here (in both Goldfinger and Tomorrow Never Dies). And if it’s good enough for Bond…