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Venues in Poole

The large coastal town of Poole in Dorset is ripe for any special event with a variety of striking venues on offer. One of Europe’s largest natural harbours, Poole is also home to Brownsea Island, an idyllic spot enriched with wildlife and perfect for water sports. Poole’s seaside location makes for a great summer party or wedding, with venues such as the Thistle Poole Hotel overlooking the tranquil harbour. This venue also houses a number of meeting rooms for up to 70 delegates and is certainly a relaxing setting for your corporate event. Another impressive waterside venue is the contemporary RNLI College Poole, which is well equipped for any bespoke event, from conferences to private dining. If it’s history you’re after then Antelope, Poole is draped in over 500 years of it and still retains parts of its original 15th century building. This atmospheric and inviting Inn is an ideal venue to relax and kick back with loved ones. Hotel du Vin Poole’s experienced events team will be delighted to organise your occasion, from team building, a business meeting, private dining or presentation. This beautiful Grade II listed Georgian House has an outside area for a sunshine filled drinks reception or BBQ. There are plenty more fantastic and flexible venues in the area, browse our directory below to find your ideal event space.
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31 Venues in Poole, Dorset

Fresh air, an escape from the day-to-day, a private boat, non-stop views, and mouth-watering cuisine. That’s our definition of the perfect event — and...
City Cruises Poole
City Cruises Poole
Poole, Dorset 0.17 miles
   140 Max capacity
RNLI College offers an exceptional venue with an inspirational atmosphere. Situated in an impressive waterside setting, we have a variety of modern an...
RNLI College
RNLI College
Poole, Dorset 0.2 miles
 10 Meeting Rooms  200 Max capacity
Room hire from £10
Located at the Dolphin Shopping Centre in the wonderful coastal town of Poole in Dorset. Surrounded by historic golden sands, ancient history and th...
Putt Putt Noodle Poole
Putt Putt Noodle Poole
Poole, Dorset 0.36 miles
   144 Max capacity
Globe Cafe, Poole
88 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1DB 0.1 miles
   
Antelope, Poole
8 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BP 0.12 miles
   120 Max capacity
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Poole
The Quay, Thames Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1JN 0.17 miles
   50 Max capacity
Henning's Events
Henning's Wharf, Poole Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1GZ 0.2 miles
   10-120 Max capacity
Poole Quay Hotel
The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HD 0.28 miles
   70-180 Max capacity
The George Hotel, Poole
230 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1DY 0.5 miles
   
Holiday Inn Express Poole
Walking Field Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1RZ 0.52 miles
   35 Max capacity
Poole Greyhound Stadium
Poole Greyhounds, Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BP 0.63 miles
   
Table Table Holes Bay
Holes Bay Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BD 0.69 miles
   
Premier Inn Poole Centre (Holes Bay)
Holes Bay Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BD 0.69 miles
   
Shah Of Persia, Poole
173 Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2HS 1.04 miles
   
Hungry Horse - The Red Lion
294 Blandford Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4JQ 1.1 miles
   
Toby Carvery The Fleetsbridge
Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 3EH 1.6 miles
   
Rockley Park Holiday Park
Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4LZ 1.87 miles
   
Premier Inn Poole North
Cabot Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7DA 2.06 miles
   
Bowlplex Tower Park
Tower Park Leisure Complex, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4NY 2.67 miles
   
T.G.I. Friday's Poole
Tower Park, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4NY 2.67 miles
   
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Thanks to its stunning seaside location, vibrant town centre, and excellent variety of venues, Bournemouth is a superb destination for team building activities and events. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventures, indoor challenges, or evening entertainment, you can find a teambuilding venue that suits your needs and budget in this coastal resort town. So, remembering there’s no ‘I’ in team, let’s forego the icebreaker and read on together, as we consider some of the best team building venues in Bournemouth.The Green HouseThe Green House is a beautifully restored, Grade II Victorian villa in the heart of Bournemouth, recognised as one of the world’s top eco-hotels. Perfectly nestled between Dorset’s finest blue-flag golden beaches and the ancient mysteries of the New Forest, this award-winning, eco-friendly venue offers oodles of inspiration for your next teambuilding event. It can accommodate up to 100 teambuilding delegates and offers five meeting rooms. Residential options are available, with 32 bedrooms on offer. Riviera Hotel BournemouthThe Riviera Hotel Bournemouth offers the perfect environment for teambuilding events, with flexible event and training rooms that can accommodate between 8-200 delegates. Flexible rooms feature natural daylight and air-conditioning, and the facilities offer free WI-FI, projector and screen, free parking, flipcharts, white boards, PA and microphones.Friendly staff are on hand to help put delegates at ease throughout your teambuilding event and they are ready to take care of your needs. The venue’s beautiful location is perfect for a refreshing walk outdoors in the sea air to keep minds at peak performance.  During breaks between sessions, the hotel’s leisure club with indoor pool, spa bath and gym are very popular.Hilton BournemouthThe 4-star Hilton Bournemouth has all you need to create impactful training and teambuilding events. With 177 stylish and spacious bedrooms complete with large panoramic windows, residential options are hard to beat. The hotel houses seven meeting rooms, with maximum capacity of 306 in its spectacular ballroom. For large teambuilding events, convert the four meeting rooms into one, via a connecting balcony.Delegates can enjoy the indoor heated plunge pool, bespoke treatments as they rest, relax, and recuperate after their day’s activities. In the hotel’s signature restaurant, Schpoons & Forx, they can watch as their food is prepared and cooked in a Tandoor oven, before taking a trip to the spectacular Level8ight The Sky Bar, the highest bar in the South West, with panoramic views over Bournemouth, for a truly unforgettable experience.NEO RestaurantA sumptuous meal can be a great way to bring your team together and Bournemouth restaurant NEO is a first-class option, offering elegant glass-fronted event space. Get them talking over cocktails in the lounge bar or reward them with a generous afternoon tea. Dinners have a strong focus on local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients, with a contemporary take on traditional British cuisine.Everything at NEO is hand-picked and carefully crafted. The restaurant is inspired by its surroundings, embracing the spectacular views of the seafront and gardens to create a truly unique experience. Bournemouth Carlton Hotel | Signature Collection by Best WesternTraining and teambuilding sessions have a natural home at the Bournemouth Carlton Hotel | Signature Collection by Best Western. The venue overlooks the sea and is close to Bournemouth town centre, with a dedicated events team on hand and ready to help.Offering six very different meeting spaces, each of which can be laid out in five or six different ways, the hotel is a perfect teambuilding venue, offering all the flexibility you will need to get really creative and strive for maximum results. Capacity for these rooms ranges from two right up to 150. Ocean Beach HotelAtop the prestigious East Cliff of Bournemouth, the Ocean Beach Hotel is located directly on the seafront and offers some of the best views available in the area. The contemporary hotel is only a few minutes’ walk from seven miles of award-winning sandy beaches, providing excellent options for outdoor group activities and is close to the town centre for your team excursions.With event space able to accommodate up to 140, 63 guest bedrooms, a day spa, outdoor swimming pool, two restaurants—one with views out to sea and a large outdoor sun terrace—this hotel is has all you need to create team building activities that inspire and motivate. The Cumberland Hotel, BournemouthThe Cumberland offers a wide selection of flexible teambuilding and training facilities, with help to create a successful event coming from dedicated coordinators. The hotel caters for residential training courses, board meetings, interviews, product launches and award ceremonies.Offering several stylish conference suites accommodating from 2 to 150 delegates and ample leisure facilities available at the Suncliff Hotel next door. These include swimming pool, sauna, mini gym, and tournament-size squash courts.Russell Court HotelThe Russell Court Hotel is a warm and inviting home away from home, the perfect place to break the ice and get your team working together like a happy family. Close to the Bournemouth town centre and within easy reach of sandy beaches, the Russell Court Hotel provides a down-to-earth atmosphere where you can create special teambuilding events with that extra level of intimacy and charm that can make all the difference. The Neptune, HarvesterA beacon on the stunning seafront in Boscombe, close to Bournemouth, is the Neptune, a light bright function room, providing a blank canvas for teambuilding activities that can accommodate groups of up to 250. Keep it simple, or let your imagination run wild and use this large space to build a variety of team building activities that connect and inspire. A Harvester restaurant and bar are available below.Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel & SpaWith a range of light, air-conditioned spaces, the Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel & Spa—the jewel in the crown of the South Coast—can help you deliver highly-effective teambuilding events for groups large or small. A dedicated events team is on hand to help you make best use of the extensive facilities. This hotel is a celebration of the British seaside, offering nostalgic trip for delegates, complemented by the hotel’s glamorous art deco-inspired feel.Click here to discover more Team Building Venues in Bournemouth

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