Outdoor Event Spaces
Discover a selection of outdoor event spaces within South East England ranging from small outdoor party venues to large unique venues for a corporate BBQ. MEET beyond London can help provide you some great inspiration for outdoor event venues to hire beyond London.
Impress your guests with an alfresco drinks reception or treat your team to a corporate away day packed full of team building activities set in the wonderful surrounding of the great outdoors.
If you're thinking of 'going big' then we have a host of great outdoor event spaces ideal for a music festival or country show with plenty of accessibility and parking.
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The Hop Farm Family Park
With 500 acres of land and event infrastructure in-situ, the event fields for hire at The Hop Farm are only limited by imagination. There are plenty of flat event fields, but The Hop Farm also offers a woodland area, river frontage, touring facilities and an off-road driving course, plus a toilet and shower block.
With a large banked arena, The Hop Farm is ideal for spectator sports such as tank driving, hovercraft and all types of motorised activities, alongside its natural persuasion towards country pursuits such as clay pigeon shooting and gun dogs.
For over 300 years Ascot has been famous for hosting the world’s finest racing events including Royal Ascot. However, Ascot is also an unrivalled conference and events venue boasting 300 meeting rooms, 4000+sqm of exhibition space and 179 acres of stunning parkland, Ascot provides a unique and inspiring backdrop for executive meetings for 10 as well as exclusive events for 3000. Both standard and bespoke delegate packages are available, Ascot also regularly combines indoor facilities and outdoor space for bespoke events such as corporate team building, product launches, cycle races, even the circus!
Of course for your summer party hire you can make the most of our seaside setting by taking the celebrations alfresco. Spill out onto our private beachfront terrace for drinks or a bespoke barbecue laid on by the experienced team of our onsite restaurant. Raise things up a little with a party on our private wooden Deck. This is accessed through our charming reconstructed 1866 West Pier tollbooth, which itself can be hired for intimate gatherings. Out on The Deck, you’ll get all those seaside vibes and the extra privacy of being metres above the beach. It’s a wonderful spot for drinks, canapes and basking in the sun.
Fairmont Windsor Park
Located on the edge of historic Windsor Great Park and within an hour of London, Fairmont Windsor Park is surrounded by 40 acres of open green space featuring a tranquil lake. Guests can enjoy manicured gardens and lawns, mature trees and plants, terraces and courtyards, as well as three tennis courts, two padel courts, a high tech outdoor gym, a wellness path for walking and cycling.
Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre
One of the most distinctive features of this venue is the outdoor space it offers. With over 101200 sqm of space, it provides the perfect location for outdoor events like festivals, product launches, and sporting events. The outdoor space can also be utilized for team-building activities, exhibitions, and conferences, adding an extra dimension to any event hosted at the venue. With ample space and state-of-the-art facilities, we can accommodate events of any size and ensure that your guests have an unforgettable experience.
Hilton at the Ageas Bowl
Hilton at the Ageas Bowl is the stunning, modern hotel located at the home of Hampshire Cricket in Southampton, Hampshire. The striking property exudes a sense of occasion, boasting spectacular views across the iconic Ageas Bowl cricket ground. Enjoy some great outdoor event space from the terraces which can provide a corporate BBQ or enjoy large space across the venue in which are suitable for team building including Boundary Lakes, the venue’s 18-hole golf course. The nursery pitch which can be used for corporate events or choose the indoor cricket school which is ideal for large sporting team building.
Local train station – Southampton Parkway – 3.5 miles away
Local airport – Southampton Airport – 3.5 miles away
Kent Event Centre
200 acres of outdoor space and parking for 30,000 cars with secure permanent perimeter fence. Up to 6 public entrances, electricity and water throughout the site.
Tarmac roadways allow for easy movement of traffic and entire of traffic. Toilet and shower facilities that can cater for up to 30,000 visitors.
You can expect a fully integrated service that includes support from our event management team. Their experience and excellent level of customer service and attention to detail will help you with the smooth delivery of every aspect of your event from start to finish.
Leeds Castle in Kent, “the loveliest castle in the world”, offers an historic setting for meetings and conferences in the 900 year old Castle and Tudor Maiden’s Tower. Set in 500 acres of beautiful parkland, with luxury bedrooms. One mile from Junction 8 off the M20, within easy reach of London.
Mote Park is a popular location attracting events such as Radio 1 Big Weekend, Foodies Fest, Let's Rock Events, Katherine Jenkins and host of other good music events during the summer season. It is well located just 8 minutes drive from the Junction 6 of the M20 and 30 minutes walk of the mainline train stations. Local hotels provide and excellent source for accommodation for both guests, crews and artists.
Solent Hotel and Spa
Stunning Al Fresco Terrace featuring FYR Grill - a wood fired grill serving up the freshest, local seafood plus Meadow Bar - a contemporary space to enjoy a cocktail as the sun goes down. To compliment these two stunning areas there are 2 fire pits available to book - complete with blankets, hot chocolate and marshmallows
The Grange Hampshire
Although The Grange Hampshire has a magical set of ingredients for you to work with - including specifically designed creative meeting spaces, a neo-classical mansion (with distressed interiors) hidden in its own valley, a 570 seat auditorium, water meadows, woods and wide open spaces - its’ biggest asset is having a team that really understands what it takes to deliver extra-ordinary experiences.
For additional adventure we can weave in some energising singing while making a contribution to the education programme of the The Grange Festival and for the foodies we can give you an insight into growing English Sparkling Wine or finding truffles. We guarantee superb, generous, locally sourced food. We can tailor experiences to suit your budget - whether an excellent picnic and a stunning walk around the Park, a presentation in the auditorium, a delicious lunch for 500 or team games on the terraces we have - we’ll be honest if we don’t think we can do a good enough job for the money.
‘The team offer a range of team-building exercises grounded in the heritage of the estate and its sustainable focus
The Runnymede on Thames hotel & Spa
Get a little competitive with your team over an archery session or take aim with a round of Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting. Sessions are led by a qualified instructor and are the perfect way to either break up a day of meetings, helping employees reconnect and of course, have fun! Take a stroll along the river or through our orchard and fragrant herb garden, or why not enjoy a meeting on water on one of our riverboats?
University of Reading | Venue Reading
The Whiteknights campus is set in 130 hectares of beautiful parkland, so you’ll find plenty of places to relax during the day. The site has received consecutive Green Flag awards 11 years running, recognising it as one of Britain’s top green spaces. Outdoor and sports spaces can be booked alongside your meeting room for team building activities.