The Boathouse at Lakeside – one of the best conference venues in West Somerset

If you are looking for a West Somerset conference venue for your next corporate event or private function, we can help. Located at Lakeside Holiday Park in Burnham-on-Sea, The Boathouse is a venue that caters for everyone and everything.

During the summer season, The Boathouse is home to great performances and entertainment for all ages, and during those off-season months, it is also more than just a Wedding Reception venue or a place for children’s parties. Ideally situated and fully equipped for your conference, function or convention, during the months of November and March the clubroom is available for hire to make your event one to remember.

Entrance to The Boathouse is through the informal “Sail Loft” – a conservatory style room with high seating and large screen facilities. The Boathouse itself has a fully stocked bar and a layout that can be arranged to accommodate your guests and the style of your event. The stage area has professionally controlled sound and lighting equipment that makes it ideal for live performances and well suited to presentations or guest speakers, as well as WiFi and top of the range audio / visual equipment.

The air conditioned Boathouse is an established events venue, and as such, is able to offer the experience and expertise needed to provide a professional meeting space for any type of conference. Whether you are hosting a meeting for international partners or clientele, or looking for the ideal space for team building functions, The Boathouse comes equipped with the setting and technology required to accommodate even the most specific demands.

Conference planners can hire the venue and facilities during the day or opt for an evening function beginning at 6pm. (Evening Hire allows the use of the room and facilities for the whole day to allow time for preparations and set up).

Package deals are available, or you can build your own bespoke package tailored to the needs and requirements of your event. Lunch and Dinner can be catered with or without bar service, or if snacks and nibbles are all that you need, this can easily be arranged along with a refreshment area set up for breaks.

The Boathouse provides a private and well-equipped place for conferences with state of the art technology that allows for interaction among large groups of people, with a main room that can hold up to 250 persons (200 seated) and plenty of free parking for everyone. If it is an all day event and you want to bring the conference to a close with some entertainment, our Entertainment Manager is able to recommend and provide performers to match any style or tone.

The Boathouse is in a central location in Burnham-on-Sea’s Lakeside Holiday Park in the heart of Somerset, and the town centre and sea front are less than five minutes away by foot.

For more information or to make a booking, or to simply speak to one of our friendly team, please call us on 01278 792 222 or click here.

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Party Room Hire

Depending on the event you are organising, there are two ways of hiring the venue. We have DAY HIRE which is suitable for trade shows, conferences or meetings where you do not require the room into the evening.

EVENING HIRE is for functions that require the room after 6pm but also includes the use of the room during the day for setting up and preparation. If your event runs between both sessions then the evening hire option will cover the complete day.

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