Hire a space

Hire a space

College Lake by Ron Adams

We've got the perfect space for your event at one of our beautiful nature reserves

Are you looking for a venue for a family celebration, children's party, business meeting or team building day? Find out more about rooms for hire and the facilities available below.

Spaces for hire

The Lakeside Room at Nature Discovery Centre, Berks

Nature Discovery Centre

This modern eco-friendly room features double doors which open out on to a private veranda with spectacular views across the lake.

Great for Special occasions: Host that unique, unforgettable celebration in our Lakeside Room. Up to 45 guests can enjoy a private room with stunning views out across the lake.

Great for meetings & conferences: Available in a variety of layouts that can seat up to 40 delegates, our welcoming, bright room offers a private space with a relaxed, inspiring atmosphere.

Great for children's birthday parties: Make your birthday unforgettable and book our team to lead your party! This includes an hour in our Lakeside Room for party food or games. Parties are available at the weekends and during school holidays. Find out more here.

Capacity: Up to 45 people. Hire the Nature Discovery Centre for extra capacity (up to 100 people, subject to availability. Evening hire is available on request.).

Availability: Monday - Sunday 9am-5pm. Evening hire is available on request.

Facilities: Access to all the open space which the site has to offer, as well as the interactive visitor centre, signposted walks around the lake and adventure playgrounds.

Parking: Ample free parking

Catering: Excellent homemade food prepared on site with menus tailored for you, available on request.

Cost: Prices start at £30 per hour. Contact us to book and discuss your requirements

Booking: Contact us on ndc@bbowt.org.uk or 01635 874 381

Where to find us

We are located between Thatcham and Newbury, a short distance off the A4 at:

Nature Discovery Centre, Muddy Lane, Lower Way, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3FU

Find us on GoogleMaps

Woolley Firs Envrionmental Education Centre, Berks

Woolley Firs Education Centre

Historic converted buildings full of character, located in a beautiful, private nature reserve. 

Great for: talks, parties, meetings, classes & events

Capacity: Up to 60 people, 40 seated.

Availability & cost: Prices and availability on application.

Facilities: Use of projector, screen, flipcharts, kitchenette for refreshments & catering. Use of arboretum, ponds, outdoor spaces & picnic areas.

Car parking: Free parking (22 spaces)

Catering: Use of kitchenette. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks. 

Booking: Contact us on berkshireoffice@bbowt.org.uk or call 01628 829574

Where to find us

We are located just off the A4, three miles west of Maidenhead at:

Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre, Cherry Garden Lane, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 3LJ

Find us on GoogleMaps.

The Barn at College Lake, Bucks

The Barn at College Lake

An open and airy barn classroom set in the midst of our beautiful nature reserve and just a short walk from the lake.

Great for: Meetings, classes and workshops, or a base for outdoor exploration. 

Capacity: 40 adults seated comfortably, 60 max. Classroom chairs can be provided to seat 60 people.

Availability: Weekends and evenings - please enquire. 

Facilities: Toilets are adjacent to the Barn. Logs and log burner is available for additional charge (the Barn is not centrally heated). Disabled access is available.

Parking: Ample car parking is available a short walk away. There is no direct car access to the Barn.

Catering: Catering can be provided at an extra cost via our Visitor Centre Café - a five minute walk from the Barn. Please contact us to discuss.

Cost: Half Day £50, full day £100

Booking: Contact us on 01442 826774 or collegelake@bbowt.org.uk

Where to find us

We are located in Bulbourne, on the B488 between the A41 and Ivinghoe (two miles north of Tring) at:

College Lake Environmental Education Centre, Upper Icknield Way, Bulbourne, Tring, HP23 5QG

Find us on GoogleMaps

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Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Oxon

Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre by Wendy Tobitt

A hidden gem located on the edge of Milton Park. A purpose build environmental education centre with two large rooms located in a beautiful, private nature reserve. 

Great for: Talks, meetings, evening classes and events.

Capacity: Up to 60 people, 35 seated.

Availability & cost: Prices and availability on application.

Facilities: Use of projector (in one room only), flipcharts, kitchenette for refreshments & catering. Use of meadow, ponds, outdoor spaces & picnic areas.

Parking: Free parking, 24 spaces

Catering: Use of Kitchenette. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks.

Booking: Contact us on sceec@bbowt.org.uk or call 01235 862022

Where to find us

We are located in Milton Park off the A34, three miles north-west of Didcot at:

Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon, OX14 4TE

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