Discovery Centre
Discovery Centre
Waterside Centre
Waterside Centre
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private party
private party venue
private party venue

Private Parties/Rooms to Hire

CONKERS is an ideal location for your next celebration! We have a selection of spaces available, each space offering something different to your event. In the past we have hosted a range of events including

  • Birthday 
  • Parties
  • Wakes
  • Charity Balls
  • Awards Evenings
  • Anniversaries

You could even add an outdoor activity into your day!

Our Spaces

The Gallery Suite
This is the ideal space for an event, day or night time. It hosts a conservatory area lighting the room perfectly in summer months. This layout of this room is very versatile; tables can be positioned to suit your event and it can even have a dance floor area if required. It can hold up to 110 guests and has a fully stocked bar. 
The Forest Hall
The Forest Hall is our larger event space which can hold up to 250 guests. This space transforms magically in an evening providing the ultimate setting for Charity Balls or larger parties. This space has with a dance floor area, large round tables and a fully stocked bar.  
Waters Edge is the perfect setting for a summer event. You can enjoy a BBQ and drinks on our decking area overlooking the private lake. The inside space includes a fully stocked bar. This venue can hold up to 120 guests.

A Unique Day 

Don’t forget CONKERS has a 4D cinema available to hire and our covered amphitheatre which seats up to 600! 

Here at CONKERS we can also provide catering for your event. We offer a huge variety of different menus for you to choose from, including: Hog Roast, BBQ, a Hot & Cold Buffet, Carvery, and Two & Three Course Meals. Within each of these menus there is room for adaptation to create a bespoke menu of your choice.  We can also cater for all dietary requirements.(Contact our Events Coordinator for sample menus!)

Contact Us

To enquire further and begin planning for your event at CONKERS please contact our Events Coordinator.
Phone – 01283 216633 ext. 2
Email –

More Information

Please find below the individual capacities of the rooms which are available for hire for corporate conferences and private functions. Individual rooms through to the whole of CONKERS can be hired out to meet your exclusive needs. For full scaled plans & people capacity for different function styles, just click on the name of the room in the table below.

Discovery Centre & Waterside Centre room capacity


Capacity (people)


Hall of Life

150 - 250 (dependant on function style)


Olive Tree Restaurant

90 - 165 (dependant on function style)


Discovery Suite 1

60 - 110 (dependant on function style)


Gallery Suite

50 - 100 (dependant on function style)


Waterside Restaurant

100 - 180 (dependant on function style)

sample menus

We provide the highest quality food and wine for guests and we cater for brunches, finger buffets through to luncheons and formal dinners. Our chefs can create bespoke menus to meet all of your individual needs.

Click below to download a pdf file of a selection of sample menus.