Top five 5* rural retreats for a perfect business away day

Here at Bien Venue, we’re experts in all things corporate events and hospitality, including stunning rural retreats. From the finest hotels to bespoke entertainment and group activities, we’re your perfect partner to help you recognise achievements within your organisation, or simply treat your team.

So with our away day expertise in mind, we compiled a quick guide on the top five 5* rural retreats that are ideal for the perfect away day. Let’s explore!

Rural Retreats

Stoke Park Country Club Spa and Hotel

Stoke Park is Britain’s leading 5 AA Red Star Hotel, Spa and Country Club, and is a truly magnificent corporate away day. Set among 300 acres of beautiful parkland, it is home to incredible lakes, majestic gardens, and stunning monuments from the past thousand years.

With luxury at its core and 49 bedrooms and suites available, there are also 10 private rooms for entertaining and conferences. These are joined by 3 restaurants, bars and lounges, a 27 hole championship golf course, and much, much more.

Take a look and enquire with Bien Venue today.

Cliveden House

A 5 star country house hotel in Berkshire, Cliveden House features luxurious spa facilities and award winning restaurants.

Perfect for a corporate getaway, with meeting rooms, opulent and exuberant accommodation, iconic experiences and even boat trips, Cliveden House is a remarkable experience for your team.

The venue also boasts team building exercises including country pursuits and treasure hunts, so you’re sure to find something special at Cliveden House. Enquire with Bien Venue today.

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

Located in Wiltshire, Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa is the best of the best when it comes to country house living.

For 300 years, this sprawling, 500 acre private parkland cocoon has played host to thousands of guests, and they are re-opening their doors this summer for the perfect secluded escape for your business.

Find out more about Lucknam Park and enquire about a stay with Bien Venue Events today.

Rockliffe Hall Hotel Golf and Spa Resort

Next, a trip further up north to Rockliffe Hall.

This is a truly spectacular hidden gem, nestled in the North East of England. With an award-winning spa and hotel, there are lots of restaurant options to suit every budget and taste. Rockliffe has also been awarded the AA Covid Confident shield and “good to go” kitemark by VisitBritain, so it is fully COVID-compliant.

So, what are you waiting for? Take a look and enquire today.

Sheen Falls Lodge

Sheen Falls Lodge overlooks the picturesque Sheen Falls, and is a 5* Relais and Chateaux renowned for its 2AA Rosette restaurant and beautiful rooms, suites, and villas.

Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way in the south west of Ireland, this is one of the most unique away days you could book for your staff and one that promises to inspire and excite your team.

You can enquire about a stay at Sheen Falls Lodge with Bien Venue today.

Honourable Mentions

While these establishments didn’t quite make the top five list, they are fantastic venues and have therefore made our honourable mentions section.

Click the corresponding link to find out more on each location.

Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa in Surrey

The Grove in Hertfordshire

Chewton Glen in Hampshire  

Bovey Castle Resort and Spa in Devon

Glenapp Castle in Ayrshire

Get in Touch to enquire about your perfect corporate getaway including rural retreats or find out more about the events we provide, drop us an email or give us a call.

Bien Venue is a boutique creative agency that is dedicated to providing a venue sourcing, event management, corporate entertainment, and team building service of exceptional quality. Our re-identified strapline alongside ‘Our Team is Your Team’ is ‘Event Management – Professional, Pro Active with a personal touch’.

We specialise in managing event and conference schedules for clients within a variety of industries, with a speciality in the education, association, and training sector. It is not just workshops, training, conferences, or off-site meetings. We can arrange but also away days, networking, hybrid events, summer parties, Christmas celebrations, private dining, team building and incentives. As well as the management and venue liaison for schedules of events and managing clients preferred venue supplier list. We also offer accommodation booking platforms for both corporate bookers and event specific allocations of bedrooms.