deliver succesful training for your employees or clients in an inspirational setting

Our largest property The Colloquy is an excellent business training venue, offering a high standard of  meeting and residential facilities for team-building, off-site management meetings, training workshops, reward schemes and developmental events. Whether you are  a business coach looking to run a week-long  course or Health & Safety consultant looking to run a day workshop, Jo and Sarah will work with you to ensure you deliver a succesful event. 

The venue offers large and small presentation rooms, break-out spaces and suites, all punctuated by interesting entrances, courtyards, gardens and terraces. It also has a one hectare walled garden (c1810) with outdoor heated pool, Spa facilities and squash court to ensure relaxation at the end of a busy day. If you want to reward your delegates there are lots of outdoor pursuits locally including: golf, mountain biking, riding, canoeing, shooting and go-karting. As well as mulit-activity days at Taste for Adventure and Mountain Mayhem. 

The venue has an excellent track record having hosted a variety of national and regional companies from across Herefordshire and beyond. Within easy reach of Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham, this provides the perfect retreat. Event facilitators find the extensive facilties and high standard of accommodation conducive to succesful training and motivated employees.

Read here what Bryony Gordon from the Daily Telegraph had to say when she stayed for the Hay Festival.

For further enquiries call Jo or Sarah to discuss your event requirements. 

Key Features

The Colloquy accommodates upto 22 guests, with further accommodation available in surrounding properties: The Sherriffs, The Forge, Gardeners Cottage and Field Cottage. Perfect for facilitators, coaches, special guests- total accommodation sleeps 54. 

Full multi media facilities & WIFI.

Professional kitchens and in-house catering available.

Full usage of private grounds, woodland and trails on this private 700 acre estate. 

Leisure facilities- Swimming pool, Sauna, Hot Tub and Squash Court.

Two large meeting rooms, one small meeting room, a reception room with bar, dining room and a club sitting room with 43 inch TV.

One hectare landscaped walled garden with outdoor seating on terrace.                 

What Our Guests Say

“I’ve run out of things to say! Our 13th successive year & we’ll always come back. Thank you, Jo and Sarah.” Jenifer Wakelyn and David Matthews, London. August 2014
"The Colloquy is the perfect setting for our New Year's retreat. Not only is the setting idyllic with beautiful gardens and gorgeous walks but the house itself perfectly suits our every need - large rooms and spacious, comfortable bedrooms." Ceri Walden
“What a fabulous setting. We have had a lovely, peaceful week. The dogs thought the garden and the fields around were the best things ever. Will return! Don’t want to go home! Sarah Jones was very helpful and welcoming. Thanks Sarah.” The Bullough fam
Lovely week. Marvellous spacious rooms, excellent activities – squash pool, hottub etc. Great garden for an Easter Egg Hunt” – Tyte, Reeves and McGowan families (W Sussex Hampshire and Cambridge) – 11 April 2014
“Another restful stay in this wonderful location. Our 4th year here and we still love coming to Herefordshire. As per normal we are going home very relaxed…” Buchanan family, Surrey, May 2013`
“We first came here in 2005 and regularly returned for a family holiday – we LOVE it! Thank you Jo, and all the staff for all your hard work. Highlights for us – The Stagg, the Space Centre at Knighton; and the swimming pool!” The Morgan Family, Norway.
The Colloquy is just fabulous. We loved the swimming pool, the 18th-century clock tower and the walled landscaped gardens – so much so, that it was almost a struggle to make it to Hay itself- Bryony Gordon- The Telegraph
"This year marked our 7th year at the Colloquy and we haven't been able to find anything anywhere in the country that can rival it! We'll definitely be back!" - Katie Grifiths
“What an incredible house! We had the most magical weekend and I would highly recommend the Colloquy to anyone! Fantastic all round” Emily Stala (London)
“What a wonderful surprise! Having been kidnapped by my family on my 70th birthday to arrive at the Colloquy. I WAS BLOWN AWAY! Beautiful house and setting enjoyed by all.” Tom Cropper and Family, Lancs. August 2013