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Make your next event extra special by considering and booking a unique venue such as a castle. Take a change from the more traditional hotel or conference centre environment to leave your guests with a lasting impression.

Choosing a unique venue can add an extra dimension to your event and attract many more people to attend who would otherwise decline. Whether looking for a venue in London or Nationwide, DeSouza Associates, can assist in finding a venue that will make your company stand out from the crowd.

Unique venues come in all different disguises from boats to theme parks, however why not consider a castle and let your guests feel like King’s & Queen’s for the day!

Leeds Castle. Kent

Leeds Castle in Kent, just over an hour from London is surrounded by 500 acres of parkland and formal gardens.

The venue offers an abundance of options on site for a corporate event including luxury accommodation, banqueting facilities, falconry centre, Go Ape and Segway tours.

With 22 bedrooms on site along with self-catering cottages and glamping pavilions there is accommodation to suit all budgets. There are two meeting rooms within the castle itself with seating up to 80 delegates then other buildings on site can accommodate other corporate events up to 200 people for a dinner in the 17th century oak-timbered Fairfax Hall.

Leeds Castle

Ashford Castle, County Mayo

This 5 star hotel located in Co Mayo Ireland is 800 years old and used to be the former home of the Guinness family.

Ashford Castle has 83 rooms and suites which combine the castle’s original features with modern facilities.  It is situated within a 300 acre estate and has event spaces up to 100 people including its own cinema seating 32 people for those intimate meetings or film screenings.

Activities on site vary from country classics like horse riding, fishing or falconry to more thrill seeking activities such as tree climbing, kayaking and off-road driving

Ashford Castle, County Mayo

Peckforton Castle, Cheshire

Be enchanted by this medieval hotel set in the Peckforton Hills in Cheshire.

Peckforton Castle has 48 guest bedrooms, 2 restaurants – a 3 AA Rosette fine dining experience and a more relaxed brasserie.

There are a choice of 6 conference rooms located within the castle walls creating a dramatic backdrop for any event. They can cater for up to 180 delegates and have an unusual hexagonal room which used to be the family’s dining room.

With plenty of outdoor space there are a multitude of team building activities available from archery to 4×4 off-road driving with The Landrover Experience.  A Tranquility Spa is also on site for those looking for something a little more relaxing.

Warwick Castle, Warwickshire

Warwick Castle is not only a leisure attraction it can be the perfect venue for team building or a medieval themed banquet too.

It is steeped in history dating back over 1100 years & offers a number of corporate event spaces ranging from a small coaching house with meeting rooms to the 17th century Great Hall to dine up to 130 guests or large marquee events within the grounds.

Accommodation is also available on site in the Tower Suites, lodges or authentic medieval glamping tents.

Warwick Castle

Dundas Castle

An authentic Scottish castle, within a private 400 acre estate including its own loch, has been transformed into a 5 star ‘Exclusive Use’ venue for events.

Dundas Castle is located just 5 miles from Edinburgh city centre and has 17 bedrooms to accommodate up to 37 guests.  There is a plethora of activities on site including a 9-hole golf course, tennis court, country pursuits and highland games.

There are a number of rooms suitable for meetings and events. These include the stunning Great Hall which can take up to 83 theatre style and the quirky Stag Chamber with its medieval setting ideal for small dinner or whisky tasting for up to 26 people.

Let us help you find that historic venue which ticks the ‘WOW’ box and leaves your guests with an amazing lasting memory.

If you want to be the King or Queen of your own castle then please get in touch


Call us on 01252 722185

Or email us at events@desouza-associates.com 

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P.S – We don’t just book Castles – we know lots of other unique and unusual venues so don’t delay….

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