How to take your event outdoors

Long days and sunnier climes opens up the possibility of hosting events al fresco.

Whether you’re organising a corporate do or you’re looking to host an afternoon of team building, these Lanarkshire venues will make taking your event outdoors a no-brainer.


New Lanark Mill Hotel

The New Lanark Mill Hotel is located in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in New Lanark. Set on the banks of the River Clyde, this popular venue is a converted 18th Century Mill. A short walk from the hotel, your delegates can enjoy the pièce de résistance, the breath-taking Falls of Clyde waterfalls, a stunning spectacle.

With five function rooms capable of holding between 15 and 150 delegates, this venue benefits from a beautiful roof top garden ideal for making the most of the views of the surrounding conservation area.


Hamilton Park Racecourse

A racecourse provides a venue with a twist and thanks to Hamilton Park Racecourse’s two permanent marquees, one of which is positioned on the finish line, this is an event space where you can bring the indoors, outdoors in a unique setting surrounded by 20 acres of greenery.

As well as marquees, there are a number of function suites to choose from and this flexible venue can accommodate between 50 and 300 guests, meaning if your event is large or small, everyone can enjoy a day at the races.



DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort

Fancy a spot of team building over a round of golf? DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort benefits from an 18-hole golf course designed by professional golfer, Seve Ballesteros. Set amongst wooded countryside and overlooking the Campsie Hills, it’s a beautiful place to spend time.

For those looking to host a meeting or a conference, the hotel offers 10 fully flexible meeting rooms and can cater for over 675 delegates.



Chatelherault Country Park

Former hunting lodge Chatelherault Country Park in Hamilton is the ideal setting for corporate events, providing a luxurious backdrop that is sure to impress business associates and colleagues.

This five star attraction is a jewel in Lanarkshire’s crown with its beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds and with River Avon nearby, delegates can stretch their legs and be simultaneously inspired by Scotland’s splendour.



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