External Events

Merrist Wood is the perfect venue to host your events. Our 400 acre site includes spacious fields, workshops, woodlands, classrooms, brand new Animal Management Centre and conference rooms. So if you’re looking for space and a personal flexible service, we can accommodate you and help make your event special.

  • Space for wedding marquees/tipi weddings/festival weddings
  • Trade fairs/exhibitions
  • Car shows
  • Sporting event
  • Fairs and fun days
  • Corporate family days
  • Survival event
  • Yoga and relaxation workshops
  • Bespoke event
Merrist Wood Summer Show


Merrist Wood can offer unique outdoor and indoor wedding venues to suit all styles of weddings. We can provide a dry hire space for formal and informal weddings including festival style or tipi weddings, or we have a beautiful wood panelled function room for a smaller more intimate indoor wedding, with access to a stunning outdoor terrace with beautiful views of the estate. Or how about a celebrant wedding by our private lake or in the ancient woodlands.

Weddings at Merrist Wood College

Corporate Activities

Merrist Wood offers a wide range of corporate activities, including Live Escape Games and Archery. These activities can be booked separately or part of an all-day package, including catering and/or meeting room hire. The Merrist Wood estate comprises of 400 acres of private woodlands and fields, ideal for corporate fun days or bespoke outdoor events.

Corporate Activities