Venue finding for a company offsite can sometimes be a mission when looking for the perfect space for those all important get togethers. Here at Story, we have the expertise in not only finding the right venue that fits your objectives, but also we help curate end to end services to deliver your brief. Below we have reached out to our top five venues that are perfect for your corporate offsite.


1.Pennyhill Park:

For an offsite just outside of London, Pennyhill Park is a luxury hotel and spa located in Surrey with over 120 acres of woodland perfect for your company offsite.

What makes your venue unique?

The venue are proud to be part of BCorp, meeting the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance.

What is the best thing you offer clients?

Exceptional food and quality service that ensures our client’s leave feeling relaxed and refreshed.

What is your maximum capacity?

124 bedrooms, the largest event space is 120 cabaret or 200 theatre.


2. Osea Island:

Take yourself and your guests to this gorgeous little private island. Situated only an hours drive from London, the venue is an idyllic haven situated on the Blackwater Estuary – it’s serene, quirky and the perfect destination for company retreats and team building.

What makes your venue unique?

Our offsite venue is the most desired event destination! A private island with 24 properties, 3 event venues and an open event field with indoor and outdoor flexibility – what more could you want?!

Osea is an eclectic, wild, rustic and extraordinary experience yet, remarkably it brings everyone together.

What is the best thing you offer clients?

The opportunity to create an immersive event and experience on a unique private setting – an island! Ultimately, Osea is a blank canvas to create memorable experiences that will live for years to come.

What is your maximum capacity?

Our 24 properties accommodate up to 170 pax – on shared houses, cottages and apartments.

We complement accommodation with Glamping and host events for up to 499 people.


3. Oakley Court:

A stunning Victorian Mansion house set in 35 acres of English Countryside and waiting for you to come and explore its spaces that are situated on the banks of the River Thames.

What makes your venue unique?

Our 18th century gothic mansion house is situated on a peaceful stretch of the river Thames, a stone’s throw away from Heathrow airport and set between Royal Windsor and the Michelin food centre of Bray. Our recent renovations have transformed Oakley Court into a stylish boutique homestead, boasting  stunning Eagle and Hodges interior designs, original artworks from international creatives, and calming cow shed products. With a range of guest chefs offering private tastings and an abundance of beautiful lounge and event spaces, Oakley Court is the perfect place to relax and experience culinary excellence and tranquillity.

What is the best thing you offer clients?

Oakley Court is a statement venue showcasing gothic grandeur, alongside fun and modern event spaces. If you are looking to host a summer celebration, our famous Alex Eagle Sporting Club can be transformed into your very own pop-up festival location with DJs, firepits, Apperol vans and our own delicious street food stalls!

Oakley Court also offers Exclusive Use Hire, giving client’s access to the splendour of the Mansion House alongside their own private piece of the River Thames, and English Countryside.

With a list of amazing chefs and suppliers we help our clients create bespoke events which will be remembered by their guests for years to come!

What is your maximum capacity?

97 bedrooms

120 cabaret in the Big Room

120 seated dinner in the Alex Eagle

150 for a seated dinner in the Big Room

300 standing/informal in one of our outdoor locations.

Click here to to read about an offsite event we hosted at Oakley Court.

4. Birch:

Eat, drink, team build, relax, and repeat! This upscale hotel is set within a gorgeous Georgian Mansion and is set in the lovely Haywards Heath, Sussex.

What makes your venue unique?

Birch is an escape from urban living, with clients feeling like they are in the countryside but still so close to London. The property has lots of outdoor space and variety of areas where clients can find their own ‘secret corner’  From team building workshops for smaller groups that differ from traditional and boring team building to relaxing dinners, the hotel has a little something for everyone.

What is the best thing you offer clients?

An informal space where clients can think outside the box. The property provides the perfect balance between work and play.

What is your maximum capacity?

130 Guests – They can allow for more should the bedrooms not be required, this would require it to be hired on a more bespoke basis.


5. De Vere Beaumont:

Nestled in Old Windsor, the historic and unique De Vere Beaumont Estate is an elaborate mix of old and new – the perfect versatile off-site space for your company get together.

What makes your venue unique?

The story of De Vere Beaumont Estate in Old Windsor is a very British one; a tale of democracy, royalty, education and religion.  At its heart, sits an 18th-century mansion, a chapel, 45 event spaces and a Georgian white house in 40 acres of parkland grounds.

Following a multi-million-pound refurbishment, today you’ll find a wealth of these original features still intact along with a 21st-century style that ensures business, weddings and training are anything but usual.

Whilst outside, 44 acres of grounds complete with natural ponds and specially commissioned sculptures create a relaxing space for guests to explore, all set close to the River Thames.

What is the best thing you offer clients?

Ideally located just 3 miles from Windsor, minutes from J13 of the M25 and 15 minutes from Heathrow; Egham station is also 3 miles away with fast connections to London Waterloo and Reading. Our venue also includes a few extra perks such as intuitive smart technology with dedicated in-house tech savvy support, nutritionist approved food for wellness and a healthy body & mind as well as showtime Rewards that offer free cinema tickets for enquiries, plus collect points to redeem on gift cards and more.

What is your maximum capacity?

The modern Hanover Suite (our largest space) which has just finished an extensive renovation, offers a versatile space for larger conferences for up to 700 guests.

There are 429 bedrooms in total.


Click here to read one of our offsite case studies