Meetings & Facilities

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Conferences & Meetings

Merrist Wood is an ideal location for your meeting or conference. The College is set in a beautiful 400-acre estate close to Guildford with good access via public transport, and ample free parking on-site.  We offer a unique venue and each meeting room is fully equipped with flexible catering options to suit your requirements. Our regular clients include; The Arboriculture Association, British Association of Landscape Industries, British Horse Society, Bear Grylls Survival Academy, Surrey First Aid Training, The Eaves Counselling Services and many more. Call us to get a quote or to arrange a time to come and view our facilities.

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Facilities

Merrist Wood has a wide range of facilities for any type of event or function. Indoor spaces include traditional meeting and function rooms set in Merrist Wood House with stunning views of the estate, and modern rooms in our new Animal Management Centre. All have excellent AV facilities and ample car parking. Our 400-acre estate is also available to hire for weddings, corporate events, festivals etc, along with field parking for up to 2000 cars. We are happy to arrange viewings so you can see our facilities for yourself.

Our Meeting Rooms and Facilities

Animal Management Centre

 

A brand new building housing classrooms and a lecture theatre, that are suitable for a variety of events.

Colebrook Room

 

This is the main room in Merrist Wood House and comprises of stunning views of the estate.

Hakinson Room
Hankinson Room

 

A room in Merrist Wood House with period features.

Collingridge Room

 

A small meeting room in the main house with stunning views of the estate.

Lecture Theatre

 

The Lecture Theatre has excellent AV and presentation facilities.

Classrooms

 

We have many classrooms of different sizes and in different locations.

Outdoor and Other Areas

 

The College has a variety of beautiful outdoor fields which can be hired out.

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Equine Arena

 

Our Equine Arena is one of the top facilities in the south-east. It is one of the largest of all the colleges in the country, and hosts competitions almost every weekend throughout the year.

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Merrist Wood Farm

 

Our farm is situated on our 400-acre estate and is open for special events, tours and parties.

Conference and Events Terms & Conditions

Venues

Equipment

Most of our venues are set up with the following equipment:

  • Wide range of audio-visual equipment
  • Conference advice and guidance
  • Networked PC
  • Wi-Fi access

 

The following equipment can be provided on request with conference bookings:

  • Whiteboard
  • Flipchart and paper *
  • Marker pens *
  • Note paper *
  • Pens and pencils *

 

There will be additional charges for these facilities

Do You Neecd Catering?

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Hungry?

Catering and Hospitality

At Merrist Wood Events we can offer a wide variety of catering options depending on your specific requirements, including:

  • Breakfasts
  • Sandwich Platters
  • Buffets
  • Hog Roasts
  • BBQs
  • and more….

All events can be catered for and our caterers will work with you to provide tailor-made menus and costings, to include any dietary or other requirements.

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