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Stunning meeting and event spaces in Hampshire and Isle of Wight


Let’s explore some of the most stunning meeting and event spaces in Hampshire & Isle of Wight with MEET Beyond London…

Hop on a train from central London, and in less than 50 minutes, you’re in Hampshire. It’s a county with 1,400 square miles of breathtaking coastline, picturesque countryside, and vibrant urban culture. Making it perfect for hosting your next event. 

Hampshire is home to the three cities of Portsmouth, Southampton, and Winchester, and it has an excellent road network to and from London via the A3 and M3. Direct trains from London Waterloo, London Victoria, and London Paddington make reaching even the farthest corners of the county a breeze, with travel times averaging around 60 to 90 minutes. And there’s more with two airports in the county- Southampton and Farnborough- plus London Gatwick in neighbouring Sussex. Access really is very easy from around the UK, Ireland and Europe. You can even travel across the Solent for an event held on the Isle of Wight. You’ll be there within 2 hours, thanks to the direct connections by hovercraft and ferry services. Hampshire is a destination with it all. 

The best place to discover meeting and event spaces in Hampshire and Isle of Wight offers PAs and EAs a central place to discover some of the unique venues for meeting and events across Hampshire.


Venue inspiration for large-scale events

Renowned for its world-class aviation history and cutting-edge technology, Farnborough International Conference and Exhibition Centre stands as a beacon of innovation and excellence. Just 15 minutes off the M3 or a quick 35-minute train ride from London. This state-of-the-art purpose-built facility offers a vast exhibition space of 12,332 square meters and over 2,500 hotel bedrooms within a 10-mile radius—ideal for forward-thinking events and conferences.  


Discover exclusive dining solutions in unique venues

The National Museum of the Royal Navy offers an array of unique experiences in some very unique venues in Portsmouth that are sure to wow your delegates. How about dining amongst the historic cannons onboard HMS Warrior, the pride of Queen Victoria’s fleet. Or you could have a guided after-hours tour of the UK’s only surviving World War II submarine. Enjoy an intimate private dinner where Vice Admiral Lord Nelson dined on HMS Victory. Or how about a conference under the show stopping vaulted ceilings of the 18th century gunpowder magazine, the Grand Magazine at Explosion Museum. Ideal for creating that memorable moment for your delegates.


Distinctive venue for team building & rural retreats

A rural retreat like no other, Tapnell Farm on the Isle of Wight, offers the perfect blend of productivity with rural tranquillity. Just a 2-hour trip from London will transport you to this idyllic location for team building away days or a residential retreat for up to 110 guests. Get your team slip sliding together at the onsite Aqua Park or coasteering along the breathtaking Isle of Wight coastline. Challenging each other to pool or darts, axe throwing or Football golf. Sustainability is at the heart of everything they do aiming to leave the farm in better environmental and productive health than it was at the beginning of their tenure – ideal for inspiring your team and igniting ideas. 



Perfect venue for combining business and pleasure

Picture this! Your team learning about their fantastic sales achievements and targets for the next quarter, followed by an exnihilating fun afternoon to reward and inspire.  The award-winning Paulton’s Park is the perfect combination of meetings and fun. With over 70 exciting rides and attractions, set within 140 acres of beautiful parkland. Your team will be able to enjoy roller coasters, thrill rides, and an astonishing collection of animals at this amusement park. It really makes an ideal venue for rewarding and incentivising your team. 



Versatile venue solutions for multi-space events

Discover the award-winning venues at the University of Winchester. From historic conference rooms to modern meeting spaces, the University is the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Explore the West Downs Centre with its versatile spaces and panoramic views or immerse your delegates in the charm of the King Alfred Quarter’s a blend of tradition and innovation, including the acclaimed Stripe Complex with its 300-seater auditorium. No matter the size or nature of your event, the expert team will find you the perfect solution – ideal for events on a main route into the city. 



Al fresco delights: Venue for outdoor dining & corporate summer parties

Located in-between Southampton and Portsmouth and just five miles from Southampton airport is the 117-bedroom Solent Hotel and Spa. You’ll find 13 meeting rooms, and a newly opened Al Fresco terrace with an open wood fired grill, stunning meadow featuring an outdoor bar, Petanque court and fire pits. The FYR Grill offers an open plan, theatre style grill kitchen where you can watch the team of chefs transform regionally sourced ingredients into tempting dishes – ideal for your next summer team get together 

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Meet Beyond London, is a go-to resource for PA’s and EA’s, providing year-round support. Bookmark our website for easy access and revisit our directory to find inspiring venues outside of London. Our website puts you in direct contact with the venues. Explore venues by theme or destination or look at our interactive capacity finder. You can also subscribe to our monthly e-newsletters for inbox inspiration or connect with us on social media for updates. 

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