If you need to meet a business contact out of the office or at short notice in a friendly but professional environment then Abingdon offers some great venues on your doorstep. We spotlight three of the best places in town that provide a great meeting place with the right ambience and access to professional business services. What's more they all have easy free parking as well.
The Four Pillars Hotel is ideally placed on the Marcham Road next to the Tesco superstore with free parking and easy access to the A34 and town centre. The hotel offers a stylish and spacious environment with free WiFi, great coffee and the right atmosphere for a cosy chat or a serious discussion. Whether you just need a table in the lounge or a dedicated conference room, The Four Pillars can meet your needs at an affordable price.
For more regular users, they offer Meetings Four You - a meetings, conferences and events offering that can be tailored to suit you. They offer various packages - from inclusive 8 and 24 hour options to ‘meetings by the hour’ - then add whatever you like from their comprehensive range of optional extras. It means that you get complete flexibility, great value and that you don’t pay for things that you don’t need.
Located right in the centre of Abingdon, The Crown and Thistlle has recently been completely refurbished and now offers superb facilities for business meetings, lunches and accommodation. The Crown & Thistle is a fine example of a traditional coaching inn which dates back as far as 1605. The inn has a modern interpretation whilst still keeping its unique original features, character and charm.
The Barn is the Crown & Thistle's stunning function room, providing the perfect setting for business events. This historic room features ancient exposed beams and brickwork, making it a truly unique venue for any meeting or conference. The Crown & Thistle's talented chefs can create a menu especially for your event, whether you opt for a simple yet delicious buffet or a lavish formal banquet. The Barn also offers the use of state of the art AV equipment for presentations.
Another good meeting venue out of town is Airfield House, run by Clarendon Business Centres. Located on Kingston Business Park in Abingdon, just nine miles from Oxford, Airfield House is the perfect choice for offices and meeting rooms, with great transport links and nearby amenities. The business park is well established and has recently undergone a comprehensive redevelopment programme which includes a new link road to the A415, making it one of the most desirable business locations in Oxfordshire. Also, for those that need it, the venue offers an ultra high-speed internet connection suitable for high demand video conferencing and streaming.
So whether you need a venue for a quick meeting or a place to stage a full-blown conference event then consider these superb locations in Abingdon.