All of our activities are fully mobile and we are happy to bring them to the venue of your choice or suggest a venue to suit you. We work with many venues nationwide and below are a selection of some of the venues that we work closely with and recommend to our clients.
We offer a full event management service and can arrange the venue, conference, catering and activities for you or we can just provide the activities and you can make the venue arrangements yourself if you prefer. Either way we will always liaise with your chosen venue to make sure that your event goes without a hitch.
Venues in Bedfordshire
Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire
Wyboston Lakes is the UK’s largest, privately owned, single site specialist conference and training centre. Centrally located on the Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire border just off the A1, they are easily accessible, being just 20 minutes from the M1 and 45 minutes from London by road or rail. Their 350 acre picturesque countryside setting, amongst lakes and alongside the banks of the River Great Ouse, provides a tranquil and distraction-free environment that is ideal for many of our indoor and outdoor team building events, both on land and on water.
Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa, Luton
If you are looking for a sumptuous and exclusive conference and event venue then look no further than Luton Hoo. With a newly opened purpose-built conference centre, Warren Weir, with 84 bedrooms and meeting facilities for 400 delegates, over 1,000 acres of parkland, a fantastic lake for water activities and the grandeur of the original Mansion House, this is a unique venue for corporate events from dragon boat racing to Medieval days and its a knockouts to indoor team challenges.
Venues in Windsor/Egham/Slough
Dorney Lake, Windsor
Gable Events is very proud to be preferred event supplier to Dorney Lake, the designated venue for rowing and canoeing at the 2012 Olympics and a magnificent location for a corporate dragon boat event near London and indeed any other event. The Lakeview function room, acres of land and water space and superb on-site catering, mean that this prestigious venue is able to host any type or size of event.
Queen’s Eyot, Bray, near Windsor
Gable Events is also preferred event supplier to Dorney Lake’s sister venue at Queens Eyot, Bray, near Windsor which offers the perfect intimate location for a special event near London. Only reachable by private ferry, this four-acre island on the River Thames is easily accessible from London but provides a gorgeous escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Meetings at this exclusive venue can be hosted in the historic classical-style clubhouse or marquee with activities taking place in the beautiful private grounds and/or on the River Thames.
The Runnymede-on-Thames Hotel, Egham
Situated on the banks of the River Thames, the four-star Runnymede Hotel is an exceptional corporate events venue in Surrey and is the perfect place to combine a conference with some fun corporate activities such as dragon boat racing on the River Thames. With a fabulous new layout and contemporary style, the Runnymede Hotel combines state of the art meeting facilities with gorgeous riverside dining and an award winning spa.
Royal Holloway, University of London
Nestled in beautiful grounds and with facilities for up to 400 delegates, Royal Holloway is a gem of a venue providing a superb blend of modern conferencing facilities and historic architecture coupled with ample space for outdoor events such as our Medieval Days and It’s a Knockouts.
Copthorne Millennium Hotels at Slough/Windsor and Gatwick
With their prime locations close to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, the Copthorne Millennium Hotels at Slough and Gatwick offer prime meeting and events venues in Greater London for national and international clients. We are able to provide any of our indoor activities at these locations and the Copthorne Millennium Gatwick has ample land space for outdoor events.
Venues in West London
Richmond Hill Hotel, Richmond
This luxurious 4* Georgian hotel with 149 beautifully appointed bedrooms is one of the finest conference venues in Richmond. The hotel’s fourteen function rooms catering for numbers up to 250 delegates make it extremely versatile for combining meetings with indoor corporate team building events. Although situated in the heart of Richmond, it’s proximity to Richmond Park and the River Thames means that outdoor events can be organised close to this superb meeting and event venue in London.
Old Deer Park, Richmond
Set in fifteen acres of parkland with views towards the famous pagoda of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, Old Deer Park has extensive grounds making it perfect for a large company fun day or it’s a knockout event in London. It also has four function rooms and quality catering so is the ideal choice for a conference and activity venue in Richmond.
Ravens Ait Island, Kingston upon Thames
Ravens Ait is an enchanting island on the River Thames between Kingston and Surbiton with landscaped lawns, a superb riverside veranda and marvellous views over Hampton Court Palace grounds. The Island is a truly unique venue for all types of functions and is ideally suited to dragon boat racing. The main house, elegant ballroom and large marquee cater for meetings and events from 20 to 350 guests. The southern tip of the Island features a large lawn area perfect for team building games.
Venues in North London
West Reservoir Water Sports Centre, Hackney, London N4 2HA
The home of our London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge, West Reservoir is a great location for corporate dragon boat racing events of all sizes from groups of 20 to over 500 for a half or full day. With five function rooms for hire there are plenty of options to combine the activity with a meeting or bbq making it a superb London dragon boat venue.
Arsenal FC at Emirates Stadium, Islington, London
Aside from world-class football, this venue boasts an array of bright, modern and versatile suites, all with impressive views of the pitch. Ideal for football themed and other team building events and with excellent transport links to London’s Kings Cross/St Pancras, Arsenal's Emirates Stadium has rapidly established itself as one of the UK's leading meetings and events venues.
The Window, Islington
With facilities for up to 150 guests theatre-style, The Window is a Central London haven for team-building and evening events. The Window boasts unique ambience, a friendly events team and several different event spaces to accommodate your meeting and activities.
Venues in Central London
The Royal College of Surgeons of England, Holborn
Whether it's the historic ambience of oak-panelled walls adorned by old masters or the cutting edge facilities, the Royal College of Surgeons is the ideal Central London conference, meeting and banqueting venue right in the heart of the West End. There are a variety of spaces to host indoor team building activities from the unique Hunterian Museum of Anatomy to purpose built lecture theatres. Why not book an intimate murder mystery event in the Surgeons' Library or perhaps a Krypton Maze in the impressive Edward Lumley Hall, accommodating up to 400 guests?
Kingsway Hall Hotel, Covent Garden
Situated in the heart of bustling Covent Garden, Kingsway Hall Hotel is a luxury four star London hotel boasting 170 spacious bedrooms, high class facilities and the flexibility to cater for all banqueting, accommodation and conferencing needs as well as plenty of space for indoor team building events such as our chocolate making challenge and giant 8-lane scalextric. It is ideally situated within five minutes' walk of Covent Graden and Holborn tube stations and all of London's main attractions.
Etc. Venues boasts a portfolio of eleven superb purpose-built training, meeting and conference venues in Central London, the City and Southbank with capacity for up to 500 delegates and ample space for indoor teambuilding events such as cocktail making and The Apprentice Challenge. These first class London meeting venues are all within a few minutes' walk of central tube stations and the excellent in-house catering, natural light, inspiring interiors and state of the art facilities complete an impressive package.
Hotel Russell, Bloomsbury
Situated in peaceful Russell Square but close to all of London's attractions, the historic Hotel Russell has built a deserved reputation for its high standards, excellent service and attention to detail. With 373 luxurious bedrooms and flexible indoor spaces ranging from the magnificent marble-decorated Wharncliffe Suite catering for dinners for up to 450 guests to smaller library-style rooms, it is the perfect venue for a Central London team building event.
Surrey Quays Watersports Centre, London, SE16 7SX
Easily accessible from the City and Canary Wharf, the recently refurbished Surrey Quays Watersports Centre is the perfect location to hold a dragon boat event in London. Having recently undergone a £2.3m refurbishment, it offers excellent facilities for a water-based corporate team building event and BBQ.
The HAC, London EC1Y 2BQ
With six acres of gardens surrounding a magnificent Georgian mansion catering for up to 400 people, The HAC is a rare oasis for an outdoor corporate event in Central London. Conveniently located within 5 minutes walk of Moorgate and Old Street tube stations, it is the perfect venue for a school sports, company fun day or its a knockout event in the heart of the City of London.
Mudchute Park & Farm, Isle of Dogs, E14 3HP
With 32 acres of countryside in the very heart of East London (just ten minutes walk from Canary Wharf), Mudchute Farm is a superb venue for a company fun day or its a knockout in London. This unique London activity venue can comfortably host corporate events for up to 1,000 people, the barn can be hired for meetings and catering arranged to suit.
Venues in Surrey
Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge
Standing in 10 acres of parkland overlooking the Broadwater lake and Surrey countryside, Oatlands Park Hotel is the perfect place to hold your meeting or event, just 20 minutes' drive from London Heathrow. With a dedicated team and delegate packages for 8 to 300 people, you are guaranteed warm, personal, yet unobtrusive service designed to make your event run smoothly. Enjoy a team building challenge in the grounds then sit down to thoughtfully created menus, delicious food and carefully chosen wines in relaxed surroundings with complimentary WIFI access.
Addington Palace, Croydon
Set in 163 acres and with the option of two distinctive venues on site, Addington Place is a truly unique location to hold a corporate event. They are able to cater for 10 to 200 people using the Palace or from 150 to 750 in the Royal Marquee and the South Lawn also offers a practical and picturesque space for group activities, team building events, fun days and BBQs.
Venues in Lincolnshire
Belvoir Castle, near Grantham, Lincolnshire
Belvoir Castle is a stunning and versatile conference and event venue providing a spectacular setting for all of our corporate activities whether it is chocolate making in the Old Kitchens, a meeting and team building activity in the spectacular State Rooms or dragon boat racing on the lake. It is also perfect for a Medieval day in the Midlands. Belvoir Castle is conveniently located for a corporate event in the Midlands, just 20 minutes off the A1 at Grantham and Gable Events is proud to be Belvoir Castle’s preferred event supplier.
Stoke Rochford Hall
Situated just 5 minutes from the A1, Stoke Rochford Hall is a peaceful 28-acre parkland retreat in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside. This superb Victorian country mansion boasts elegant function rooms, spacious accommodation, excellent cuisine and outside activity space to offer the ultimate flexibility for your event with Gable Events.
Venues in Peterborough and surrounding area
Holmewood Hall, Holme, Peterborough
If you are looking for a tranquil setting for a meeting and event near Peterborough, you need look no further than Holmewood Hall which is set in 14 acres of lovely landscaped gardens and was once an opulent home. With its distinctive style, 14 rooms of various sizes and personal tailored service, Holmewood Hall is the perfect venue for a conference and team building activity and Gable Events is proud to be preferred event supplier to this beautiful venue.
Quality Hotel Peterborough
Situated next to Peterborough’s rowing lake, this modern 70 bedroom hotel offers meeting facilities for up to 100 people and is the perfect venue for a conference and event in Peterborough. With dragon boat racing possible from the door of the hotel and some outdoor space available we can provide a large selection of our corporate events in Peterborough here.
Located at the East of England Showground, the Arena is a great activity venue with meeting facilities in Peterborough. With the Exhibition Hall seating 5,000 people, adjoining glass Atrium and extensive grounds, activities such as it’s a knockout, human table football and school sports can be run indoors or outdoors for large numbers. Peterborough Arena is also a superb Christmas party venue a short drive from Peterborough Station which can be reached from London in under an hour.
Marriott Hotel, Peterborough
Set within 11 acres of grounds, this modern 4* hotel has 12 meeting rooms, the largest accommodating up to 300 guests, and 163 bedrooms plus leisure club, restaurant and bar. Having recently undergone a £3.5 million renovation, this superb conference and event venue in Peterborough can facilitate a range of indoor and outdoor corporate team building activities.
Holiday Inn, Peterborough
The Holiday Inn Peterborough West is the largest conference venue in Peterborough with fourteen meeting rooms accommodating up to 450 guests and some outdoor space. It is also a short drive from Peterborough City Centre, the A1 and Peterborough Rowing Club where we can arrange dragon boat racing on the lake, making it a great meeting and events venue in Peterborough.
Best Western Orton Hall Hotel, Peterborough
Set in 20 acres of parkland, this seventeenth-century house has been completely renovated to provide a spacious comfortable hotel with 72 bedrooms, a traditional inn, award winning restaurant, nine meeting rooms and swimming pool. Situated close to Nene Park golf course, the Best Western Orton Hall Hotel is a great location for a conference and event in Peterborough.
The Haycock, Wansford, Peterborough
Radiating traditional charm coupled with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, the Haycock Hotel is one of the best meeting and event venues in Greater Peterborough and is equally popular with the business and leisure guest. The Ballroom can cater for up to 250 guests for a meeting or party and its 48 individually styled bedrooms provide luxurious accommodation. Situated in an attractive village just outside Peterborough, the Haycock Hotel also has extensive lawn space for outdoor activities and it is even possible to enjoy a dragon boat team building activity on the River Nene which runs through the grounds of the hotel!
Wadenhoe House, Oundle, Peterborough
Within easy reach of Peterborough and Northampton, the Jacobean elegance of Wadenhoe House will make your colleagues forget that you are at a company event altogether! This superb, intimate conference and training venue prides itself on its high standards of customer care and professionalism. With 28 bedrooms, four individual meeting rooms, ample outdoor space and a marquee it can cater for most meetings and event requirements.
Rockingham Forest Hotel, Corby
With 71 bedrooms, six meeting rooms and substantial outdoor space, the modern Rockingham Forest Hotel is conveniently located for a conference and event in the Midlands. One of the Best Western chain of hotels, its largest function room accommodates up to 400 guests so it is particularly suited to corporate events catering for large numbers.
Venues in Cambridge and surrounding area
Homerton College Conference Centre, Cambridge
Part of Cambridge University’s Homerton College, this meeting and activity venue in Cambridge is capable of hosting anything from an it’s a knockout to The Apprentice Challenge and Gable Events is proud to be the venue’s preferred event supplier. Homerton Conference Centre boasts 25 acres of grounds with space for all kinds of team building activities plus a range of services and facilities to suit any style of event. There are modern and traditional ‘college style’ training rooms and the intimate Drawing Room or striking Victorian Great Hall for a private dinner, Christmas party or even a BBQ for up to 270 guests.
De Vere University Arms Hotel, Cambridge
An iconic historical hotel situated right at the heart of Cambridge, the University Arms offers a wonderfully traditional experience and views over Parker's Piece away from the bustle of the town. With 119 bedrooms and its largest function room catering for up to 300 delegates, the University Arms is the perfect venue for a conference and event in Cambridge and it’s easy to fall in love with the character of this beautiful hotel.
Situated in the heart of East Anglia with easy access to Cambridge, Norwich and Ipswich, ‘The Home of Racing’ provides a unique and historic venue for a corporate event. Newmarket Racecourse has acres of grounds for outdoor team building events and The Rowley Mile Conference Centre offers very flexible indoor meeting space catering for up to 300 delegates. Gable Events is proud to be preferred event supplier to this truly unique and inspiring venue.
Bedford Lodge Hotel, Newmarket
Bedford Lodge Hotel is the only four-star hotel in Newmarket and combines contemporary facilities with country house style and impressive conference facilities. With chic accommodation, the ability to cater for up to 200 delegates and peaceful gardens, Bedford Lodge Hotel is ideal for any company looking to hold their event in the Cambridge area.
Voted Best Small Racecourse in the South Midlands and East Anglia by the Racegoers Club, Huntingdon Racecourse is an intimate racing venue with an atmosphere all of its own and extensive grounds for corporate team building activities. The newly opened £2.7million Cromwell Stand provides panoramic views of the racecourse and offers excellent new meeting facilities to suit any conference and event in Huntingdon.
Venues in Birmingham
Aston University Sports Centre, Aston, Birmingham
Set in 48 acres of trees, fields and sports pitches, the outdoor recreation centre makes an ideal location for corporate activity days and its a knockout events in the Midlands. The centre has a large function room with licensed bar suitable for meetings, evening entertainment or to provide indoor cover alongside a family fun day as it overlooks the stunning grounds. Catering and refreshments can be provided to suit the client and barbecues are especially popular in the summer months.
The Pavilion, University of Birmingham
Just minutes from Birmingham city centre, The Pavilion is a conveniently located £4.5million purpose-built corporate and sports facility with a large banqueting suite catering for up to 300 people and extensive grounds suitable for a large family fun day or conference and its a knockout event in Birmingham.
Venues in the West Midlands
The Limes Country Lodge Hotel
Set in six acres of grounds, The Limes is a family-run venue within two minutes’ drive of the M42 and with easy access to the NEC and central Birmingham. The Limes can cater for up to 100 delegates theatre-style and has ample outdoor space to accommodate most of our outdoor activities.
Venues in Shropshire and Staffordshire
Lilleshall National Sports & Conference Centre
Originally built in 1831 as the hunting lodge of the Duke of Sutherland, Lilleshall is a welcoming and historic conference and events venue offering state-of-the-art facilities for up to 100 delegates and superb sports grounds to allow you to let off steam following your conference.
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
With over 50 rooms available for hire, flexible meeting space accommodating up to 400 delegates and acres of outside space for activities such as Gable Events it's a knockout, Uttoxeter Racecourse provides a unique and memorable location for your conference and team building event in Staffordshire. Competitive day rates, award winning catering and a dedicated events team ensure your event runs smoothly from planning to completion. Uttoxeter Racecourse is conveniently located in the Central England countryside with easy access to the M1, M6 and East Midlands Airport.
Venues in Warwickshire
Dunsmore House is a beautiful exclusive retreat for private parties and corporate meetings and events. This large country house provides the perfect venue for a special event with a spacious ballroom for meetings, parties and activities, a lawned area for outside games and stylish well-appointed bedrooms catering for up to 30 people.
Venues in the South West
Greenacres Estate, Leigh, Wiltshire
This privately owned 17 acre Cotswolds estate within easy reach of Swindon is ideally suited to the full range of outdoor activities that Gable Events offers including dragon boat racing, raft building, it’s a knockout, motorised activities, clay shooting and skool sports. Gable Events is proud to be the preferred event supplier to this superb corporate events venue in the south west.
Venues in the North
The Coniston Hotel, Skipton
Set amidst 1,400 acres of spectacular Yorkshire Dales scenery centred around a 24-acre lake, the 50 bedroom Coniston Hotel is the ideal destination for a conference and team building activity in Yorkshire. Whether dragon boat racing on the lake or taking part in a Medieval day or its a knockout in the grounds, the Coniston Hotel provides the perfect escape from everyday pressures and is deservedly one of the most popular meeting and event venues in the North of England.
Salford Quays Watersports Centre, Salford Quays, Manchester
Salford Quays Watersports Centre is the chosen venue for many of our annual charity dragon boat events in the North West including the Manchester Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge. Surrounded by some of Manchester’s top hotels, it is the perfect venue for combining a conference and overnight stay with a dragon boat event in the North West or for a standalone dragon boat team building activity and BBQ
“Thanks to all the Gable Events team for the great job you did at our school sports day yesterday. Everyone had such a great time, lots of laughing and general enjoyment along with a proper workout (especially after the sack race!) I was always confident that you and your team would deliver, it was so well organised, it really took us back to our school days. And an extra big thanks for all your help with the venue finding, I have lots of ideas for next year!”