Our venue of the month for October is the beautiful Dunchurch Park Hotel situated within 72 acres of land and surrounded by countryside. This venue has so much to offer and we asked them a variety of questions to find out what goes on day to day at Dunchurch Park Hotel. A fantastic venue for team building events, conferences and meetings. Read more to find out what they had to say:
1. Provide a brief description of history and surroundings at Dunchurch Park…
Dunchurch Park Hotel and Conference Centre is a charming, Grade II listed Victorian manor house steeped in history and set in 72 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with sweeping lawns down to the lake and stunning countryside views as far as the eye can see.
2. What are the key attributes of the venue?
Dunchurch Park benefits from an excellent range of facilities, ideal for meetings, conferences, training courses, leadership development programmes, product launches, special events, celebrations, private dining, gala/award dinners, team building, corporate activities and fun days.
3. Over the years how has the industry changed in regards to what customers use the venue for? Do you see more corporate clients now looking for unique and exciting spaces?
Over the last few years we have seen a rise in space needed for team building activities, we have an outstanding 72 acres of land for outdoor activities which includes our dedicated motorised activity field, sports field, woodland and lawns.
4. What kind of atmosphere does the venue offer?
Dunchurch Park Hotel is noted for its professional, friendly and helpful team, who work tirelessly to ensure guests feel welcomed and relaxed whilst visiting our venue. Whilst staying at Dunchurch Park Hotel, guests can enjoy the on-site facilities such as 5-a-side football or 6 hole, 3 Par Pitch ‘n’ Putt golf or simply relax and unwind in one of the lounges, bars or enjoy afternoon tea in one of our terraced areas overlooking the grounds.
5. What are the venues favourite team building events, and why?
We really love to see the “It’s a Knockout” team building events, it definitely gets delegates motivated and provides an opportunity for individuals to shine, demonstrating skills not necessarily shown in the usual work environment.
6. How does Dunchurch Park stand out from other venues? (facilities, area, staff etc.)
Dunchurch Park Hotel has an exceptional team who are dedicated to providing a first-class service, we are set in a beautiful location, and provide an excellent range of conference, training and private dining facilities. The Manor House is an ideal venue for corporate functions and offers a choice of period rooms on the ground floor and dedicated meeting, training and syndicate rooms on the first and second floors. Accommodating all meeting and special event needs from 2 – 450 guests.
We have several large lawn and field areas which can accommodate a host of activities for events such as team building, family fun days, country sports days with a dedicated field for motorised activities. We have complimentary on-site car parking for 300 vehicles, along with high speed Wi-Fi which many town and city hotels are not able to provide.
7. How do you strike the balance between being a corporate, leisure and wedding venue?
We have dedicated teams that focus on specific areas of business, providing bespoke packages and giving excellent support to our clients. Each team works cohesively with other departments to ensure our visitors receive the very best experiences.
8. What have been the most recent highlights for Dunchurch Park?
Every day at Dunchurch Park Hotel brings a memorable moment or highlight, however for us the most recent key highlights have included, opening our gardens and venue to take part in the National Garden Schemes raising money for some very worthy charities. Holding our first Wedding Show and Catwalk, which saw over 40 suppliers and more than 200 visitors in attendance, and finally our favourite moment from August was hosting the Strongbones Children’s Charitable trust which saw Dunchurch Park transformed into Candyland with over 400 children and their families welcomed through willy Wonka gates where children were met by a 30 metre circus, filled with the greatest showman entertainment, followed by a mad hatters tea party in our Mawson’s Marquee.
Potential Customer Questions:
1. How many rooms? 91 en-suite bedrooms
2. Does it have Wi-Fi? Yes
3. Is there on-site parking? Yes – Complimentary up to 300
4. How many meeting / conference rooms is there? 31
5. What size is the space outside for team building events? 72 acres