Conferences & Meetings

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Merrist Wood College

Merrist Wood College is an ideal location for your meeting, with ample free parking. The College is set in beautiful countryside and close to Guildford with good access via public transport. It offers a unique venue and each meeting room is fully equipped with flexible catering options to suit your requirements.

Our Facilities

Outside building shot of the new animal management centreAnimal Management Centre

  • A brand new building housing classrooms and a lecture theatre.
  • Classrooms – capacity up to 30 people, £25 per hour
  • Lecture Theatre – capacity up to 60 people, £40 per hour
  • Tours of the Animal Management Centre can be arranged (dependent on timings) and there will be an additional fee for this activity.

Colebrook Room

  • This is the main room in Merrist Wood House and comprises of stunning views of the estate.
  • Capacity is up to 30 people seated and up to 60 people standing.
  • £40 per hour.

Hankinson Room

  • A beautiful oak panelled room located in the main house just off the reception hall.
  • Capacity is up to 20 people.
  • £30 per hour.

Lecture theatre

Lecture Theatre

  • The Lecture Theatre has excellent AV and presentation facilities.
  • This room has wheelchair lift access.
  • Capacity is up to 80 people.
  • £40 per hour.

ClassroomsInside a drive classroom

  • We have many classrooms of different sizes and in different locations.
  • Capacity does vary but most can accommodate up to 30 people.
  • £25 per hour.

Merrist Wood FieldsOutdoor and Other Areas

The College has many outdoor fields and workshops which can be hired out, as well as science laboratories, garden design studios, machinery training field and IT suites. We also offer some fantastic and unique locations for film and photography shoots.

Our areas include:

Park Field – A large field idea for formal wedding marquees, sporting events, family fun days, shows etc

Izzy’s Meadow – A smaller field surrounding by fields ideal for smaller, more informal weddings (tipi weddings, festival weddings etc) and smaller events

Woodlands and Lake – Private access for bespoke celebrations and events

Woodlands Area – Small area with surrounding woodlands with built in BBQ and fire pit, ideal for functions, woodland craft courses etc

Price on application

Click here to view images of these areas

Equine indoor arenaEquine Arena

Our Equine Arena is one of the top facilities in the south east and features:

  • 90m x 30m indoor riding arena – one of the largest of any college in the country, with a waxed track cushioned surface.
  • 30m x 60m all-weather floodlit outdoor arena.
  • Two permanent grass competition spaces.
  • Stabling for over 40 horses.

The Centre hosts events and competitions most weekends throughout the year, which include affiliated and unaffiliated show jumping, unaffiliated and affiliated dressage up to Grand Prix, indoor carriage driving, British Eventing JAS, lecture demonstrations and clinics by leading trainers and riders.

Please contact the Equine Arena directly for bookings.