Host Your Next Event at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat…
Darwin Business offers a contemporary and exciting approach to all things events and occasions at its first class function and event venue which is now available for hire for both private and corporate events.
With outstanding views across the Solent, we can help you arrange inspiring events which are sure to live long in the memory of all of those in attendance.
We can help in the hosting of business conferences and networking events as well as more personal occasions such as birthday parties and private dining experiences. Our helpful and experienced team are always on hand to ensure that your event runs smoothly.
Choose from our standard packages or opt for a bespoke package which is tailored completely to your needs and requirements. Our Darwin Business team always work to ensure that your event is exactly as you envisioned it.
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Networking Events & Corporate Conferences
If you have been searching for venue hire in the Isle of Wight to host your business gatherings, then look no further than the Starboard Suite at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat…
We can accommodate up to 30 delegates in our function room, making it the perfect size for small to medium conferences or networking events.
Standard day packages for business conferences are available from £25 per delegate and for networking events prices start from £10.95 per person.
We can also create completely bespoke packages to cater to your business requirements for an event which will fulfill your expectations. All delegates attending the event will benefit from free on-site parking as well as having access to state of the art audio visual equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi to ensure that they don’t miss any important emails or work documents which are needed.
Our expert catering team can also provide a delicious buffet for lunch which is included as a standard in our Day Delegate Number Crunch and Lunch package (available from £25 pp).
If you are planning on running your event with us over a couple of days, then we can also provide the required accommodation with Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat being home to beautiful self-catered lodges which are fitted with everything you could every ask for on a break away from home.
Corporate Conferencing & Networking Events
Sensational Staff Training Events
Here at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat we can also accommodate staff training events in the Isle of Wight.
Surrounded by tumbling woodland and with views out across the Solent, our stunning resort definitely makes for one of the most unusual and inspiring staff training venues in the region.
Many have noticed a positive difference in their team after time away from the desk, emails and general stresses of the everyday work environment. Why not give your team some well needed time away from the office at our luxury resort for unforgettable and invaluable staff training activities?
Our Darwin Business team can help arrange activities through our external partners to help achieve the outcome that you desire. Simply let us know what you are looking to achieve and our experienced events team will be on hand to organise the team building activities to help you reach your aims.
If your staff training event is going to run over the course of a couple of days, our luxurious resort is the perfect place to escape the distractions of the workplace and uncover how beneficial hiring corporate retreats can be when it comes to encouraging team cohesion. There is no better place for this than Woodside Bay, thanks to our fantastic on-site facilities and wondrous lodge accommodation options at a resort which makes the most of the surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Get in touch with our team to start organising your staff training event today. Let us know your aims and budget, and we’ll do the rest so that you can get on with your day job without any additional worries.
Tailored Team Building Activities
If teams working in harmony has become an issue recently, then why not consider taking advantage of the team building events which are available with Darwin Business at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat.
We work in collaboration with our experienced activity partners to offer both full day and half day activities.
All team building events at Woodside Bay are created as a completely bespoke package. Each package is based on the number of guest participating in the event, the duration, chosen activities, plus any meals or refreshments that will be required. We always aim to find the most competitive prices for your event plus a group booking discount will always be applied where possible to help keep costs under control.
Speak with our experienced team for more information about our team building events and corporate experiences in the Isle of Wight.
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Unrivaled Accommodation & Facilities
Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is best known as a luxury holiday destination on the IOW, but did you know that we can also make our legendary accommodation available to you for business events?
Your delegates will be able to stay on-site should your business event run over the course of a few days. Delegates will receive the same first class treatment as our holiday guests do as well as having access to our popular on-site facilities which includes a bistro restaurant and our high-spec gym.
Our accommodation at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is second to none. All of our luxury lodges are impressively decorated throughout with opulent furnishing to finish, feature a host of mod cons and quite possibly possess the comfiest bed you’ll ever sleep in whilst staying in overnight accommodation, giving guests that real home away from home feeling. For more information about our residential event offering, please get in touch with our helpful team.
If you are looking to book multiple lodges for overnight accommodation for your delegates, it would be worth discussing any available group booking discount with our friendly team. We work to keep your overall package as competitively priced as possible.
Please note, group booking discounts are not just available for any corporate events in the Isle of Wight. This is also occasionally available for private group bookings too. So, if you are planning to stay overnight with friends or family, please get in touch prior to booking so that our team can look into providing a group booking discount for your stay at Woodside Bay.
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Private Parties & Functions
It isn’t just business events that we cater for at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, we also cater to private parties and events. From birthday parties to charity events and gala dinners, we’ve got it all covered.
You can hire our Starboard Suite which features outdoor access, floor to ceiling windows and stunning views across the Solent for a private event which will last long in the memory.
We can accommodate up to thirty guests with both large and small parties possible depending on whether the customer requires an intimate gathering or a larger scale celebration for birthdays, anniversary parties and much more.
We can also provide catering for your event thanks to our on-site expert chefs. We have different buffet options available however we can also provide a bespoke option to ensure that all of your requirements are met and dietary requirements of guests are taken into account.
For more information on hosting a private party or event at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat please get in touch with our helpful team.
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Afternoon Tea Bookings
Enjoy a spot of traditional afternoon tea at our luxury resort with your nearest and dearest in picturesque surroundings.
Our impressive on-site restaurant, The Bistro at Woodside Bay, offers an array of afternoon tea options. From traditional afternoon tea to high tea, G & Tea and champagne tea – we’ve got a little something for everyone.
There really is no place better to spend quality time with your loved ones whilst enjoying an assortment of sandwiches and sweet treats than at our luxury retreat surrounded by beautiful woodland.
All afternoon tea packages are provided by our on-site restaurant using fresh, locally sourced produce. For any dietary requirements please let our team know at the time of booking so that these requirements can be met.
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Private Dining in a Beautiful Location
Looking to indulge in an evening of fine dining in a luxury setting? We’ve got that covered too…
The Bistro at Woodside Bay which has quickly become a favorite with both holiday guests and locals alike thanks to its fine cuisine which is lovingly prepared by our expert caterers.
If you wish to celebrate a special occasion with a private dining experience, there really is no place like Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat. Our restaurant provides exceptional food thanks to our expert chefs, and our function rooms provides breath-taking views for a setting like no other.
You can select your meal from our set private dining menus or our expert chefs can create a menu especially for you and your diners to enjoy for an unforgettable experience. Our team can also take any dietary requirements or preferences into account, just be sure to let us know at the time of booking.
Get in touch to discuss your catering options with our experienced staff so that we can ensure that your requirements are met for your private dining event.
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Hosting a Wake in a Secluded Setting
Finding a suitable location to host a wake or celebration of life is tough to do whilst going through an emotionally tough situation, which is why we want to take some of the stress away and do the hard work for you.
All you need to do is let our experienced and caring team know your requirements and we’ll simply take care of it. So whether you want a traditional buffet, a large wake or just a private space to spend some time reflecting with family and loved ones, our function suite can tailored to accommodate your needs.
Our caring and helpful team are on hand to assist in the arrangements to ensure that this stressful time is made easier for you and your loved ones. Please get in touch with our compassionate team for more information.
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Arrange Function Room Hire in the Isle of Wight
Get in touch via the contact form below and let’s work together to make your next private function or business event in the Isle of Wight one to remember…
Whether it is a business or private event, our experienced team can help ensure that you host an unforgettable event at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat.