Image description
Image description

NED/ ENG


Tel: +31 627510878

Email: events@connectingvenues.com

Image of the London Eye by night

Top 10: Manors, Palaces and Castles

One important aspect of organizing a perfect event is selecting the right venue. This can be a historical venue with lots of character or a more unusual and unique venue like a gallery or museum, most important is that your guests have the time of their life.

 

Every 3 months we choose a different theme and select the most outstanding venues to feature them in our 

top 10. This time we have selected the 10 most stunning historical buildings, palaces and mansions in the Netherlands and the UK for you. 

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

1

Landgoed Duin & Kruidberg, Santpoort This country Estate combines stylish historical inheritance with the highest standards of todays quality demands. The rural estate is located in the beautiful country side, an oasis of peace in the busy urban agglomeration of the ‘Randstad’. It's splendid gardens are the perfect venue for sporting activities perhaps followed by a  High Tea or a themed Lunch in restaurant De Vrienden van Jacob.

Capacity: 20 - 350 pax__________________________  Enquire this venue

Landgoed Duin & Kruidberg

2

Kensington Palace, London has been a royal resicence for over 300 years. Former home to both George I and George II, the palace was the birthplace of the future Queen Victoria. It now offers a unique selection of rooms for corporate, private and charity receptions and dinners. Situated in it's private formal gardens, the Orangery is available for functions throughout the year and offers a haven of peace and tranquillity. 

Capacity: 20 - 550 pax__________________________ Enquire this venue

Kensington Palace London

3

Het Witte Huis, Loosdrecht is an enchanting design villa a with thatched roof and a terrace at the Loosdrechtse Plassen. The completely restyled residence is your entrance to a unique and sophisticated event. The tastefully designed garden is open all year long; during summer you will enjoy a fantastic view, whereas the winter period lends itself to a warm fire place whilst ice-skaters are enjoying themselves on the ice. 

Capacity: 8 - 300 pax  ____________________             Enquire this venue

Het Witte Huis, Loosdrecht

4

Spencer House, London Built for the first Earl Spencer, makes a stunning and historic setting for your event. 

Each client has the exclusive use of the State Rooms, whatever the size or scale of the occasion. The splendid terrace,which may be used during summer months, overlooks the private garden and has magnificent views of The Green Park.

Capacity: 50 - 450 pax       ______________________ Enquire this venue

Spencer House, London Unique event venue

5

Slot Zeist, Zeist and the four-star Hotel Theater Figi offer a unique combination for gatherings, meetings and festivities even more sumptuous than in the Golden Age. Slot Zeist recalls the living habits of the aristocracy of the 17th century. Now offering modern, up to date and high tech conference and event facilities (including 3D) it also caters for excellent lunches, dinners and banquets. This is entertaining in Grandeur!

Capacity: 8 - 450 pax_____       _________________    Enquire this venue

Slot Zeist, Unique event venue

6

The Banqueting House, London When completed in 1622, the dramatic Banqueting House astounded London society, and it still has the power to dazzle and impress. The Main Hall, with it's magnificent ceiling and grand scale makes an unforgettable location for any high-profile or important event. The Undercroft, once used by James I, today can be used as an atmospheric reception area or as an intimate venue. 

Capacity: 120 - 500 pax  _______________________    Enquire this venue

The Royal Banqueting House, unique event venue, London

7

Karel V, Utrecht Located in a peaceful garden in the city center, within walking distance of Central Station and only 30 minutes from Amsterdam and Schiphol airport, this medieval monastery was carefully transformed into a luxurious hotel and convention site. Enjoy excellent wining and dining in the Michelin star awarded restaurant or gather in one of the 13 beautifully refurbished conference halls, including an auditorium

Capacity: 8 - 150 pax_ __________________________ Enquire this venue

Hotel Karel V Utrecht

8

Syon House, London Surrounded by its own 208 acres of Thames-side landscaped parkland, it is hard to believe that Syon Park is barely 10 miles from central London. Being one of the last privately owned 'country' estates in London, it is still the home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland as well a wonderful venue in which to entertain on a lavish scale, just like the Duke’s ancestors would have done. 

Capacity: 10 - 600 pax__________________________ Enquire this venue

Syon House at Syon Park

9

Muiderslot, Muiden a taste of real Dutch history. Built in 1285, the castle knew its heyday during the Dutch Golden Age thanks to famous writer and poet P.C. Hooft, a contemporary of Shakespeare. The beautiful Knights Hall seats up to 100 people and adjacent rooms can be used for pre or after dinner drinks. In the summer the courtyard can be partially covered and the beautiful gardens offer fantastic opportunities for outdoor events.

Capacity: 20 - 100 pax  __________________________Enquire this venue

Castle Muiderslot, Muiden

10

Kew Gardens, London  The most intimate of royal residences, retaining its royal splendour as well as an 'at home' atmosphere. Whether you’re organising a small daytime meeting or an evening dinner reception with a real wow factor, this venues will not only meet your needs but you’ll also have the added bonus of enjoying the breathtaking beauty of the magnificent outdoor spaces.

Capacity: 10 - 400 pax      ____________________       Enquire this venue

Kew gardens, London