Venues with a view
With stunning views on the coast to breathtaking country retreats the south has plenty to offer if an escape from the city is what you desire. Below is a selection of some of our venues with truly unique views to give you that break from the office.
Featured Conference Venues with a view
With views over the 265 acre vineyard
Views over Brighton from 450 feet
With sea views on the Isle of Wight
With views over the 265 acre vineyard
The elegant Panoramic Restaurant Ascot Racecourse is located on level 6, high atop the magnificent Grandstand. Under the spectacular state-of-the-art parasol roof, it offers unparalleled views of the racecourse and the beautiful Berkshire countryside beyond. The Panoramic Restaurant is an open space, flooded with natural daylight and with a private outdoor roof terrace, it is considered one of the most awe-inspiring conference and banqueting spaces in the country. Maximum capacity 130. Area (sq.mt.) 304.
Denbies Wine Estate
Denbies Wine Estate, England’s largest vineyard, is situated on the outskirts of Dorking in the heart of the Surrey Hills AONB. The 265 acre vineyard was planted in 1986 and approaching the expansive Denbies Estate, for a moment, one could really be anywhere in the world, acres and acres of vineyard rolling into the distant hills, a captivating sight and an inspiring location for your next meeting.
The multi-purpose built conference and banqueting facilities are complimented by outdoor and all-weather team building.
Isle of Wight
Forget about boring, stuffy conference rooms! Haven Hall's stunning sea views across the Isle of Wight will breathe life into your event. Enjoy the welcome of the luxurious meeting rooms and delight in the elegant period style bedrooms & suites, all with air conditioning, wifi, and up-to-date technology - plus top class catering.
Hilton at the Ageas Bowl
Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton is the stunning, modern hotel located at the home of Hampshire Cricket. The striking property exudes a sense of occasion, boasting spectacular views across the iconic Ageas Bowl cricket stadium and ground. Benefit from our multiply outdoor event spaces including the terraces for your next corporate BBQ or networking evening or Boundary Lakes, the venue’s 18-hole golf course for a corporate golf day or business/sales tool. The nursery pitch, offers an ideal space for hosting a corporate event or the large indoor cricket school a sporting team building event. The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl offers both flexibility to meet your bespoke requirements and connects you to unforgettable experiences time and time again. Always guaranteeing great service, fantastic accommodation and a complete resort experience. With Cricket, golf and team building facilities this is more than a hotel!
Local train station – Southampton Parkway – 3.5 miles away
Local airport – Southampton Airport – 3.5 miles away
Leeds Castle offers a unique and amazing conference facility from having the Maiden’s Tower exclusively to yourself or elegant dining room, the boardroom or even more splendid the option to have dinner in the Great Hall, amongst the tapestries. Exclusivity is easy here with a moat surrounding the “loveliest castle in the world”, ensuring your privacy.
This castle has a great history from medieval times until today but has hosted international treaty signings, product launches and fabulous parties. Combinations of meeting rooms allow flexibility and a variety of accommodation is available. With views of the tranquil moat from every window, Leeds Castle is definitely a venue with a view
MacDonald Compleat Angler Hotel
The award winning Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel is within easy reach of Heathrow airport, but quietly nestled on the banks of the Thames. This 4 star 64 bedroom hotel even has its own private launch and other boats for hire. There are two award winning restaurants, both offering outstanding food and drink.
Oakley Hall Hotel
Oakley Hall Hotel is set amongst 315 acres of striking North Hampshire countryside and has a choice of seven beautifully elegant rooms that exude the character and charm you would expect of a period country property, but combined with all mod cons such as air conditioning and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi. Rooms can be set out to best suit your particular needs, accommodating meetings for as few as two people right up to 100 – perfect for meetings, small conferences, training sessions and corporate events. Our permanent Marquee has its own private terrace and can accommodate up to 300 people, ideal for large parties and staff conferences.
Located 105 metres above sea level, the architecture, unique waterfront location and 350° panoramic views over Portsmouth the Emirates Spinnaker Tower provides an impressive venue for any event. This unique venue can hold a maximum capacity of 200 for the whole tower with fine dining events held on View Deck 1 seating 100.
These unique man-made structures located in the Solent, off the coast of Portsmouth were first put in place to protect the country from a possible French invasion. Now, these two private Island hotels, No Man’s Fort and Spitbank Fort, are available for exclusive use for private events and conferences. Looking out onto the Solent with the top deck providing unrivalled sea views whilst the bedrooms encompass original features to create a stylish yet nautical atmosphere.
The Grand Brighton
An iconic property and a unique city, The Grand is the perfect venue for meetings and events in Brighton. The hotel is located in the heart of the city, only a 10 minute walk from Brighton rail station with services running into London Victoria in 55 minutes and Gatwick Airport in just 30 minutes. The hotel’s 13 event spaces, including the city’s largest sea facing conference suite, meet a wide variety of event needs. The venue is a popular choice for exclusive use conferences and events. Our dedicated event management team combine event expertise and a flexible 'can do' approach with five star refinements.
With its bright modern room at the top of Winchester Guildhall, the Walton Suite is a popular choice for meetings, events and parties. The roof terrace provides a breath of fresh air and superb views over St Giles Hill, Abbey Gardens and the rooftops of Winchester. This suite also has its own private lobby and bar, making it the perfect space for your city centre event.