Spotlight on: North Wales

North Wales: This stunning region of the country boasts a rich heritage, breath-taking scenery and world-class facilities, making it an ideal location for businesses looking to host a successful event.

Whether you are looking to host a small, intimate meeting or a large-scale conference, North Wales has everything you need to make your event a success. In this blog, we look at some of the reasons why North Wales is such a great UK destination for business events.

The Scenery

One of the biggest draws of North Wales is its stunning scenery. From the rolling hills of Snowdonia National Park to the rugged coastline of Anglesey, there is a natural beauty to this part of the country that is simply awe-inspiring.

For businesses looking to host an event that will leave a lasting impression, North Wales is an excellent choice. Many of the region’s venues offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape, making it the perfect backdrop for a successful event.


Getting to North Wales is easy, with good transport links from all over the UK. Manchester and Liverpool airports are just a short drive away, while trains from London and other major cities run regularly into North Wales. This means that attendees from all over the country can easily reach your event, no matter where they are based.

North Wales Venues

North Wales is home to several world-class event venues, offering everything from conference facilities and meeting rooms to large-scale exhibition spaces. Many of these venues are equipped with the latest audio-visual and IT technology, ensuring that your event runs smoothly and effectively.

Additionally, many of the venues in North Wales are set in stunning locations, offering breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside. We’ve shared a few options for you later in this blog.

North Wales Accommodation

North Wales offers a range of accommodation options to suit all bottom lines, from budget-friendly to luxury hotels. This means that no matter what type of event you are hosting, you will be able to find the perfect accommodation to suit your needs and price point. We’ve shared a few options for you later in this blog.

Activities & Attractions

North Wales is home to a wealth of activities and attractions, making it a great place for attendees to explore both before and after your event. From world-class theme parks and outdoor activities to historic castles and stunning gardens, there is something for everyone in North Wales. This makes it an ideal location for businesses looking to host a team-building event or a conference that incorporates some leisure time. We’ve shared a few options for you later in this blog.

Food & Drink

North Wales is renowned for its food and drink, with a range of local specialities that are sure to delight your attendees. From the famous Welsh cakes and laverbread to fresh seafood and local ales, there is something for everyone.

Many of the region’s restaurants and bars offer views of the stunning scenery, making dining and drinking in North Wales truly memorable.

Let’s take a look at a selection of venues, accommodation, and activities in North Wales…

Venue Cymru

These modern, purpose built facilities are set between mountains and sea to create the perfect environment for your event. Venue Cymru continually invests in ensuring its facilities meet all your needs, whether you are hosting 2 delegates, or 1500.

It is home to 28 separate spaces, including rooms suitable for break-out suites, awards dinners, large conferences, small meetings, exhibitions, or reception areas.

This impressive venue even has its own virtual events platform, so you can ever stream your event for delegates who can’t make it in person.

Hilton Garden Inn Snowdonia & Adventure Parc

With unparalleled views across Adventure Parc Snowdonia’s magnificent inland surf lagoon to the mountains-and-forests beyond, this one-of-a-kind destination is the perfect place for events. Whether you are organising a conference, corporate retreat, team building, awards or training event, this venue can accommodate you.

State of the art hotel facilities include a self-contained conference space with four meeting areas and centralised catering area. From Team Building facilities to surfing lessons from the Adventure Parc, the venue has facilities to offer a unique experience.

As for the Adventure Parc – imagine guaranteed perfect consistent surf at the world’s first surf lagoon. Sat in the stunning Conwy Valley in North Wales, it is surrounded by the rivers, mountains, woodlands and wildlife of Snowdonia. Perfection!

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa 

This lovely property, with 52 bedrooms and a capacity for 200 event guests, is idyllically located. Every corner of the Vyrnwy Valley is steeped in legends and history. Now a designated nature reserve, this beautiful area has acres of woodland protected by the RSPB. So there are miles of walking trails for your delegates to enjoy.

Whether you’re hosting a conference, incentive trip, or training event, your guests can venture out to discover waterfalls, take a bike rides, or even canoe, kayak, sail or paddle board. There are also plenty of local market towns, castles and coast lines all within an hour’s drive of the hotel, making Lake Vyrnwy a wondrous place to explore, whatever the weather.

The Quay Hotel & Spa

The Quay Hotel & Spa boasts expansive views across the water to majestic Conwy Castle, a tranquil atmosphere, and recent £1m refurbishment.

It offers a one-of-a-kind venue for almost any event, with unparalleled views of Conwy Castle, coupled with the Welsh coastline, providing any meeting with an inspiring backdrop.

In one of the property’s three ‘Inside Meet’ spaces you’ll find plenty of room for anything from a board meeting to a week long conference. The Conwy Suite and two Castle Suites can be arranged to host an intimate group of ten, or combined to create space for up to 240 people.

Draw inspiration from your surroundings and take in the beauty of the Welsh coastline.

Mynydd Sleddog Adventures

Meet Wales’ first and only Sled Dog adventure trails provider! They specialise in husky rides and sled dog adventures. So, if you fancy getting your guests involved in a unique experience with racing sled dogs in the beautiful forest trails of Bwlch Hafod Einion near Llyn Brenig and Alwen Reservoir, you’re in the right place.

Imagine this on your next company team building day or incentive activity trip:

Aber Falls Whisky Distillery

You can understand why this whiskey distillery between Snowdownia and the Menai Strait calls itself ‘the spirit of North Wales’!

it is one of only four in Wales, and the first in North Wales since the early 1900s. Close to Rhaeadr Fawr, the famous Aber Falls waterfall, it distills, bottles and matures whisky using specially crafted Welsh ingredients from the surrounding area.

So, if you know your event delegates would enjoy a distillery tour and experiences, this the perfect place. Here, they can learn about 100% Single Malt Welsh Whisky and sample from an award winning portfolio of spirits.

Your guests can event become a gin distiller for the afternoon. Using the finest Welsh botanicals, they can create their own gin recipe with a personalised 70cl bottle. Now that’s what we call an event keepsake!

Considering a business trip to North Wales?

Explore Bien Venue’s corporate event management services and get in touch to plan your visit. 

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Bien Venue is a boutique creative agency who specialise in a free UK venue finding service.  It’s not just workshops, training, conferences, or off-site meetings we can arrange and venue search for. It’s also away days, residential training events, awards ceremonies, networking, roadshows, hybrid events, summer parties and private dining. And team building, incentives, employee engagement hampers and virtual activities. Plus, we offer accommodation booking platforms for both corporate bookers and event specific allocations of bedrooms

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