The natural place to do business

Brockholes is an award-winning, floating Lancashire conference venue set in the heart of our beautiful nature reserve. Our stunning Meadow Lake Suite floats on the lake, within a cluster of eco-buildings that nestle amongst the reeds.

Brockholes’ floating design makes it the only business venue of its kind in the UK. Combine our unique architecture with ample free parking and a convenient location next to the M6, and you have found the perfect venue for your next event.

“Brockholes is a special place – a clever, modern conference venue in an inspiring nature reserve.” Edwin Booth, Booths Supermarkets.

Business at Brockholes

Brockholes is the natural place to do business in more ways than one. As well as being set in tranquil and inspiring surroundings, all of your needs are covered.

The Meadow Lake Suite hosts a dedicated conference centre and meeting rooms that can cater for up to 130 delegates. This purpose-built conference and training venue in Preston is available for team building events and away days, product launches, staff training, breakfast meetings, networking events, board meetings, conferences and corporate events. You can enjoy:

  • Spacious conference room for up to 130 delegates
  • Use of a projector and screen
  • Small board room – perfect for team meetings
  • Catering and refreshment packages using the best of Lancashire’s produce
  • Teambuilding – explore our beautiful nature reserve!
  • Private reception for conference guests and delegates
  • Free car parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 10% off voucher for each delegate to use in The Nest gift shop

Go green

Brockholes is owned and managed by The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, making it the perfect place to stand out from the crowd. Our eco-friendly Conference Centre in Preston incorporates the highest environmental standards and has been designed to make the most of all resources. Heating, lighting, temperature and CO2 levels are all closely monitored, fantastic insulation and ventilation helps maintain building temperatures and water consumption is minimised by using low use fittings. Click here to discover more about how we minimise our impact on the environment.

All profits from conference bookings are invested into The Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s conservation work on the nature reserve itself.

Team building and away days

Get more from your time at Brockholes by trying out our team building activities, with more than 200 acres of nature reserve to explore! Our experienced education team can deliver a range of activities specially designed for corporate away days. From woodland team games and bushcraft to geocaching and guided wildlife walks, you’ll find something to help you make the most of your time out of the office. If you are searching for unusual team building in Lancashire, click here to find out more.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

We understand that work doesn’t stop during a meeting or conference, which is why you can take advantage of free high-speed Wi-Fi to check your emails or even update your company’s social media accounts. Why meet at a motorway services when you can enjoy a meeting in our lakeside café that takes you closer to wildlife? With easy access from the motorway and free parking, too, Brockholes is the perfect place for everything from drop-in meetings to larger events.

Complimentary parking

All of our conference delegates receive free parking, so there’s no need to worry about hidden extras.

Get in touch

If you’d like to discuss your conference or room hire requirements, or arrange an initial tour with our Conference Sales Co-ordinator, call us today on 01772 872005 or email

We’re on social media, too, so if you’d like to stay up to date with our conference offering as well as how we are protecting the wildlife on our reserve, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.