Merrist Wood


Merrist Wood is the perfect venue to host your events. Our 400-acre site includes spacious fields, workshops, woodlands, classrooms, Animal Management Centre and conference rooms. So if you’re looking for space and personal flexible service, we can accommodate you and help make your event special.

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Events we host


Space for wedding marquees/tipi weddings/festival weddings

Trade fairs/exhibitions

Car shows

Sporting events

Fairs and fun days

Corporate family days

Survival events

Yoga and relaxation workshops

Bespoke events

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Festive Animal Fun Day – Sunday 1 December 2019

Looking for a festive fun day out with lots of animals and activities? Then look no further and buy your tickets for our popular annual Festive Animal Fun Day…

Fleecy Frolics, annual lambing weekend – Saturday 25 April and Sunday 26 April 2020

Celebrating nature and the countryside – a great day out for the whole family!

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Course Information Events

Want to know more about our courses? Pop along to one of our Course Information Evenings held regularly at the College.

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Wedding Locations

Take a look at our wedding venues, suitable for every kind of wedding to make your day special.

Corporate activities
Containment Live Escape Games

Live escape games on site – ideal for corporate events, parties and social events.

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Corporate Activities

We can arrange corporate team building days, meetings and functions, including live escape games or an Animal Encounter. Take a look to see when you can join us for your next corporate event.

Fancy a Bite?

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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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