At time of writing, venues and hotels are preparing for reopening, putting new health and safety measures in place and awaiting advice on when conferences and events can get back to action. Outdoor space will be a desirable option moving forward and you can find an abundance of this within Bristol and the surrounding areas.

This is the first in a series of three blogs highlighting the wide selection of outdoor areas available for hire in the Bristol area. Keep posted for further blogs focussing on Clifton and Bristol’s city centre venues.

Arnos Vale Cemetery

Located just ten minutes away from Bristol Temple Meads Station, Arnos Vale is one of Britain’s great Victorian garden cemetery’s containing both versatile and unique events spaces. Hosting you meeting or event here supports the upkeep of this beautiful site and allows you to absorb the history of this wonderful venue.

Arnos Vale Cemetery Credit Paul BoxCredit Paul Box

Aldwick Estate

Set amidst the rolling Mendip Hills, surrounded by the charm of a working Somerset Vineyard, Aldwick Estate offers adaptable, modern facilities in the tranquillity of beautiful countryside.

Vineyard Tours and Tastings can be arranged, plus they are also home to ACF Teambuilding & Events, a creative team who will put together a bespoke team building itinerary to meet your requirements. The grounds here are extensive, ideal for a selection of both outdoor and indoor activities.

Aldwick Estate credit Cross-Jones Photography
Credit Cross-Jones Photography

De Vere Tortworth Court

A Grade II* listed hotel, De Vere Tortworth is set in picturesque surroundings in a 30-acre estate. In addition to their opulent hotel facilities, you will also find a Victorian arboretum, housing more than 300 plant and tree specimens. Plus The Orangery, a unique self-contained venue flooded in natural daylight that was originally built in 1899. Here you can easily incorporate the stunning grounds into your event.

/De Vere Tortworth Court

Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North

Located just 8 miles from Bristol city centre and within close proximity to Bristol Parkway Station, the Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North is a popular choice for conferences and events. In addition to their modern facilities the hotel has a sheltered Courtyard with built in heaters and mood lighting, ideal for BBQ’s, social events and alfresco dining.

Doubletree by Hilton Bristol North

Eastwood Park

A Victorian country house, over-looking 200 acres of stunning gardens and meadows tucked away in the peaceful Gloucestershire countryside.

This distraction free environment is an ideal place for conferences and events looking for tranquillity with easy access from the M4 and M5 motorways.

Eastwood Park

Thornbury Castle

This historic and opulent castle is available for exclusive use. Here you can make the most of the impressive grounds and stay overnight in one the 27 bed chambers.

2020 heralds the start of an exciting new era for Thornbury Castle, as they embark on a multimillion-pound refurbishment programme. This will result in a luxurious and sophisticated castle hotel experience, with reference to the history and traditions of Thornbury’s most famous owner; King Henry VIII. 

Thornbury Castle
 

University of Bristol – Wills Hall

The University of Bristol is the proud to be custodian of some of Bristol’s most iconic venues, including those with a wide range of outdoor space situated in the heart of the city. 

Wills Hall, located in Stoke Bishop, is a modern venue with multiple beautiful flat lawns and large expanses of fields and gardens, offering a wide range of activities including team building, drinks receptions, croquet, boules and much more…  Let your creativity go wild!

The University of Bristol will also feature in our next blog focussing on the Clifton area.  

Credit University of Bristol
Credit University of Bristol

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A great location for your conference or event offering a wide selection of meeting space suitable for all requirements.

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