15 Gorgeous European Event Venues Planners Should Know
From hotels to ski resorts to indoor rainforests, here is a list of some of the best and most unique event venues in Europe perfect for your next event or conference. Wow your attendees with stunning mountain landscapes, art galleries, tables centered around a dinosaur sculpture, and even a haunted castle in the Welsh countryside!
Event Venues in England
1. Eden Project I Cornwall
Want to wow your attendees with a different and unique event venue? Try Eden Project, opened in 2001, where you can have your event in the Rainforest Biome, the world’s largest indoor rainforest! Eden Project is dedicated to sustainability, so if you’re looking for a venue that is both environmentally friendly and surrounded by a beautiful landscape, then this event venue is perfect!
2. Lord’s Cricket Ground I London
Offering both modern or traditional style meeting halls, Lord's Cricket Ground can be tailored to many different types of events. Different event packages are available, giving event planners the option to choose between many spaces like the Pavilion Roof Terrace, the historic Long Room, the Committee Dining Room, and more!
3. Natural History Museum I London
In addition to being an award-winning event venue, the Natural History Museum also brings to the table 25 years of event management experience. Offering a wide range of event spaces, including a theater, an Earth sculpture or even one with a dinosaur, this venue is a unique option for your next corporate or private event.
4. Sea Life Aquarium I London
Perhaps the most unique event venue on this list, what better place to have an event than in an aquarium? Integrated with LED lighting and plasma screens, the venue also provides a dedicated team of professionals from Merlin Events to help manage your event. There is even a dive team that will talk to your attendees via whiteboards!
5. The Science Museum I London
Another unique venue located in South Kensington, the Science Museum offers a flexible event space that can hold up to 400 attendees. Perfect for corporate conferences, the Science Museum even offers an IMAX theater and a gallery for your attendees to enjoy.
6. The War Rooms (IWM London) I London
IWM has various spaces open to many different kinds of events, from small gatherings in the Georgian boardrooms that hold 10 people to seated lunches that hold up to 50 people. You can even check out the new evening spaces, opened last summer, that hold up to 500 attendees for receptions, featuring a rooftop gallery!
7. Woburn Centre Parcs I Bedfordshire
Tailored to larger conferences of up to 400 attendees, the beautiful, forest-surrounded Woburn Centre Parc just 50 miles from London may be the one for you! Attendees will be sure to enjoy the Aqua Sana spa as well as game rooms and saunas, an experience that they describe as the “perfect balance of business and pleasure.”
Event Venues in France
8. Hotel Mont Blanc I Mont Blanc
Dazzle your attendees by hosting your next event at the Hotel Mont Blanc, a beautiful five-star hotel in the French Alps. In addition to a beautiful landscape, this venue offers three conference rooms and an experienced event staff that will surely make your event the best it can be!
9. Le Grand Mello I Mello
There is probably no better place to have your next conference than at a French castle. Le Grand Mello is comprised of 18 meeting rooms and 2 auditoriums perfect for mid-size events of up to 300 attendees. A perfect mix of old and new, the venue offers equipment like video projectors, wifi, and interactive whiteboards amid ornate, traditional architecture.
Event Venues in Scotland
10. Glasgow Conference Centre I Glasgow
The Glasgow Conference Centre, with its integrated advanced technology, is perfect for corporate events and conferences. Other venue perks are event management services, security, and even business services like currency exchanges. And being in the exciting city of Glasgow doesn’t hurt!
11. National Museum of Scotland I Edinburgh
A beautiful and unique conference venue, the National Museum of Scotland offers an elegant event experience with Victorian architecture and charm. This venue has hosted award dinners, product launches, TV filming, and more. With a capacity of between 950 to 1,500 attendees, the Museum can accommodate your next large-scale corporate event.
Event Venues in Switzerland
12. Fairmont Le Montreux Palace I Montreux
Situated on Lake Geneva, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace offers beautiful meeting spaces for corporate events and conferences. In addition to its stunning ballrooms, the venue can host up to 1,200 attendees and features professional event planning and technological services from Dorier, just to name a few!
13. Grand Hotel Zermatterhof I Zermatt
Truly a stunning venue, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof will surely make a mark on your attendees’ event experience. Offering packages from small events to 300-attendee conferences, the Grand Hotel can host many different types of events. The beautiful mountain scenery offers breathtaking landscape, a great backdrop to your event!
Event Venues in Wales
14. Craig Y Nos Castle I Swansea
Why wouldn’t you want to host your next event at this venue, the most haunted castle in Wales? Craig Y Nos Castle hosts many events every year, and surrounded by a beautiful Welsh landscape, it will be a great and unique venue for your next conference or event.
15. Venue Cymru I Llandudno
Venue Cymru is great for a more modern event experience in Wales. In addition to its beautiful sea-front location, the venue's conference rooms are integrated with technological equipment like large overhead projection screens, laptop computers, and more. It also offers AV and IT support services to make your event run smoothly!