UK’s most unusual summer party venues

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There are times when a normal or traditional venue just won’t do.  Maybe you need to impress your boss with your ingenuity and ability to find something different?  Or maybe you are all simply fed up with using the same old venue year after year?

We have scoured the country to find some of the most unusual summer party venues for you to consider when organising your next event.

Treetops Pavilion at West Midland Safari Park

Treetops Pavilion was specifically designed for large events. Not too far from the animal reserves, this venue is one of the largest entertainment facilities in Worcestershire.


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It’s 875 sqm of space can accommodate 500 seated.  Facilities include:

  • Registration and reception area

  • Events lighting gantries

  • PA System

  • Plasma Screens

  • Complimentary car parking

  • Variety of dining options

  • Vehicular access

  • 25 sq. metre stage

Yellowave Beach Cafe and Sports, Brighton

One of the coolest locations on the south coast, Yellowave on Brighton beach can accommodate a wide range of events.  It comes complete with a clubhouse, a cafe and volleyball pitches.  Unleash the competitive side of your guests by including some games in the package!  The clubhouse is a blank canvas, so can be dressed how you want it.

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Capacity is up to 50 guests banquet-style, 60 for a meeting or 80 standing.  Facilities include catering options, a 42-inch presentation screen and DVD player, a sound system, changing and shower facilities, an on-site cafe, pay and display parking and direct access to the barbecue area and craft beer bar.

Hazlewood Castle, Yorkshire

Hold your summer party in the stunning  grounds of Hazlewood Castle!  Hidden away in the grounds, you will find their unique Woodland Venue, perfect for any party.


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They offer the following package for summer parties:

  • Wood-fired pizza & BBQ buffet
  • Tree Bar
  • Tree Lighting & Candles
  • Covered Dance Floor & DJ booth
  • Woodland Venue Hire
  • Heated tipi
  • £80 per person, minimum number 50

Lindores Abbey Distillery, Fife, Scotland

This unique venue offers exclusive use of their distillery and an exclusive dining experience amongst the stills themselves.

Capacity is up to 80 for a formal dinner in the Cloister area.  The unusually decorated Apothecary is striking and could double up as your own cocktail bar, whilst the Visitor Centre is ideal for dancing, drinks receptions or champagne and canapes for up to 120 guests and provides a sleek yet historical backdrop.

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The courtyard and outside bar is a unique space for evening parties and there is plenty of room for street food vendors.

Cowdray House

Located in the rolling hills of the Sussex countryside, with easy access to central London and its major airports, the 110 acres of Cowdray House are exclusively yours for the duration of your stay. Ideal for entertaining VIP clients, corporate retreats, product launches, conferences and summer parties, Cowdray House is a stunning venue.

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Facilities include and indoor and an outdoor pool, tennis court, bowling alley, croquet lawn and cricket pitch, billiards room and even a meditation temple.  With 22 bedrooms onsite and more around the estate, your guests can even stay too.

If you are looking for inspiration for your next summer party, get in touch today and we will be very happy to help you.

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