The standard meeting room, the hum of the air con or the dripping of the coffee machine, provides a traditional working setting that allows attendees to get through an agenda, make decisions and move forward. However, there are options for meeting rooms in iconic settings that also offer an added layer of inspiration, of interest , of memorability. With so many meeting options available – we’ve picked out our favourites.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh has been wowing guests with its intricate study of plant life in various forms since 1670, across multiple locations. Fast forward 350 years and the 70-acre gardens are placed a short walk from Edinburgh Waverly Station (through the picturesque Dean Village or an even shorter cab journey) and is home to not only one of the world’s finest collection of plants, but of meeting options too.
Meeting and conference spaces at the venue include a tiered lecture theatre, a full suite of audio-visual equipment and stunning breakout areas. What’s more there are catering options for inside and outside on the terrace (weather dependant), lovingly put together by our chefs that work tirelessly to produce fantastic food offerings with local, seasonal produce.
Outside of meeting rooms, The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh has become a mainstay for special occasions such as weddings or Christmas parties, all of which can be booked through our events team with bespoke options available across the venue.
Please speak to our event managers to find out more about the RBGE Edinburgh.
The i360 in Brighton is a meeting room with a view, located on the beach front, just a 15-minute walk from the nearest station. In addition to the pod there are a suite of meeting rooms on the ground at the venue located away from the public building to avoid distraction and noise throughout the event They themselves hold between 10-200 delegates or attendees, provide state-of-the-art facilities for presentations or interaction and are.
Further, day delegate packages also include a chance to see unparalleled 360-degree views of the South Coast and Sussex coastline with a trip up the 450-foot viewing pod.
Beyond just hiring for meeting rooms, there are options for fine dining and teambuilding activities. There are also packages available for Christmas parties, weddings, sky dining in the pod for dinner and other special occasions.
Even beyond the views, service and packages available – the location of the venue in the heart of Brighton makes it the perfect option for businesses looking to provide options post-meeting as well.
Please speak to our event managers to find out more about the i360 Brighton.
Knebworth House, located just 80 minutes outside of London by train and with easy connections also to Essex, the Midlands and the North of the country has become a statement meeting room with a stunning backdrop to rouse delegates and take meetings up a notch.
Within the 16th Century Tithe Barns and oak-framed Lytton and Cobbold Barns, your day is certain to be full of character, complete with all the facilities you’d expect from a modern-day meeting room.
Alongside meetings, Knebworth House and Barns is a perfect location for inspirational teambuilding days, award ceremonies, corporate receptions and exhibitions. All of which are available with house tours and set within the 250-acres of stunning deer parkland around the venue.
For further information on Knebworth House, speak to our Knebworth Events team.
Skirting the banks of the River Tay, Perth Racecourse is a picturesque, awe-inspiring venue that holds different options for meetings, conferences, exhibitions and teambuilding days.
Ideally located in the heart of Scotland – the venue has versatile, bright event spaces with full audio-visual suites.
The Nelson Stand is ideal for business meetings with it’s panoramic views of the racecourse and for options where activities are to be included, the green space in the Centre Course offers options for clay pigeon shooting to Highland games.
For full information on Perth Racecourse please contact our events team.
Making the Difference
Meeting rooms with a difference can provide delegates and attendees with something to remember long after the event has finished. For a full breakdown of meeting rooms available please see our meeting rooms page.