The Secretary Magazine

Bringing the City & Countryside Together: Enjoy the best of both worlds at The Bath & West Showground

Are you looking for a new location to host your event in 2024? Why not check out the Bath & West Showground? With vast open-air spaces, woodland area, 4×4 course, miniature railway and even a lake, it is the ideal corporate getaway, combining the modern requirements typically found in the city with the relaxing & beautiful Somerset countryside.

Nestled in the heart of Somerset, across a stunning site of 240 acres, the Bath & West Showground features a variety of sizeable indoor spaces, with the ability to host large conferences for as many as 800 people. Smaller spaces are also on hand, which includes a theatre with a stage & seating for up to 120. Video conferencing technology, high-speed Wi-Fi, AV technology can be included, along with a variety of catering options and multiple breakout rooms if required. Exhibition Halls of various shapes & sizes are also available and can be hired separately or together, depending on the size of your event.

Focusing on wellbeing and mood boosting, being outside has been shown to reduce stress, and improve confidence and self-esteem. Our events team can tailor your event and offer a range of packages which are designed to increase productivity and improve wellbeing. With offerings such as superfood-focused menus and a sensory quiet room, our all-new Day Delegate Rate could be the perfect addition to your next meeting.

With acres of space available anything is possible at the Bath & West Showground. From trade shows to a product launch, conferences to staff training, gala dinners to team building, or even your staff summer or Christmas Party! The Bath & West Showground can cater for just about any event of any shape or size! And the best part? There is extensive free parking available on site, no congestion charges, and no clean air charges – just plenty of fresh, open air!

To find out more or to book a site visit, contact the Showground Event Team at or call 01749 822217.