Throughout COVID-19’s challenging times, businesses have been operating remotely for a substantial amount of time. Due to the limited number of options, interaction and freedom, employees may often feel low morale and productivity. Therefore, it is crucial to invest in improving team building post-Coronavirus to continue work with as much positivity as possible, and keeping a good morale among the staff.
Team building Events are a great way to improve employee motivation and communication, co-workers get the chance to interact outside of the home working environment, and bond during group activities.
Parkfields Country House, in Herefordshire is the perfect base for a range of Team Building Events. We are able to offer an incredible backdrop for all types of Corporate Events that enables teams to unite, develop, collaborate, have fun and participate in a number of exhilarating activities.
From the day that we opened our doors way back in 1995 we have offered Exclusive Use as standard. Meaning that you can work safely at Parkfields in your own bubble of colleagues without worrying about interruption from outside parties. We have 11.5 acres of outdoor space which gives our guests a varied woking environment along with some good old fashioned fresh air.
Over the past few years we have worked with numerous delivery partners that are very experienced in translating a business’s ‘team’ brief into a highly enjoyable and demanding event. All of these companies are great people to work with and come with a 5* reputation. Each event can be tailored to the needs of the business but still remain an enjoyable and moral building experience and here at Parkfields. We have space to accommodate both indoor and outdoor team building activities
The personal service that our dedicated conference planning team delivers allows you to structure your time at Parkfields Country House with efficiency and confidence.
Keeping you Covid Secure at Parkfields
We understand your first priority before booking, organising or attending an event is your health and wellbeing. At Parkfields we are making this our priority as well:
Operating as an Exclusive Use Venue
As many of our regular customers know, Exclusive use comes as standard at Parkfields. We only ever operate for one company at a time. This means that you will not have to worry about sharing facilities with other people that you don’t know.
We have adapted all of our room layouts so that social distancing can be maintained. All of our meeting rooms are for you and your colleagues only therefore we can easily arrange the meeting rooms so that they reflect your needs and adhere to all government guidelines. All of our meeting rooms are spacious & benefit from natural ventilation.
We have a very high spec cleaning schedule and we have increased the frequency of our cleaning, paying particular attention to touchpoints such as hand rails, door handles and the toilet facilities. The cleaning products that we use are designed to specifically target viruses.
We have introduced sanitising stations at the entrance to the building and all meeting rooms thereafter. Individual hand sanitisers will also be made available in each guest bedroom
Food and refreshments
We are still able to provide you with fantastic meal options throughout your stay at Parkfields. We have changed the way we serve food very slightly yet still maintain the high quality, home cooked meals that our guests are used to. Food and beverage
We have 22 ensuite bedrooms that will be throughly cleaned and sanitised before your arrival and no staff will be permitted to enter your accommodation during your stay with us (unless in case of emergency). Meaning that your bedroom is a safe sanctuary you will enjoy as part of your event.
We ask that you wear a mask when you arrive and for when moving around the venue. You are welcome to take your mask off when you are eating or drinking. There are other scenarios when you are permitted to remove a face covering.
Our full Covid secure statement can be found here and we also have full risk assessment documentation available.
Companies have had to learn and develop quickly over the past 12 months and we believe that education and training is the best way for you to stay ahead of your competition so why not consider Parkfields for your next event, enquire today!
Corporate Retreats in Herefordshire – Fresh Air & Fresh Thinking
2020 has been a particularly challenging year so far. Coronavirus has had a massive impact on many businesses and companies not only in the UK but all over the world. We have all had to learn, change and adapt very quickly to better cope with what has now become our new normal way of life.
At Parkfields we believe that now is the time to start considering how to safe guard your business for the future and to show your team your that you appreciate all that they have done to help your business through such an unprecedented time.
We fully understand that your first priority when considering arranging a Conference will be health and well being of you and your entire team and we are making this our priority as well. We have worked hard to ensure that our Conference venue is Covid Secure. We are delighted that we have now been give the green light to reopen from Herefordshire Environmental Health and have received ‘Good To Go’ accreditation from Visit Britain UK.
To make you feel more secure we promise you exclusive use of the whole conference venue for your entire stay. Meaning that you can rest assured knowing that your event will be taking place within a safe bubble consisting just you and your colleagues. There will be no outside influence from any third parties whilst you enjoy your event with us.
Considering other praticalities, The house itself contains large versatile areas which can be arranged to suit your particular needs and allowing for adequate social distancing as well as offering plenty of scope for breakout areas outside of the main training room. We also believe that there is nothing better than getting out in the fresh air and that is why you can also enjoy exclusive use of our 11.5 acres of grounds. The large outdoor spaces and gardens along with the stunning views offer a beautiful, quiet and private backdrop for your event.
For customers looking to host a residential event we are lucky to offer private dining along with 22 ensuite guest bedrooms for your team to enjoy and most importantly have their own private space to retire to after a busy, fun packed day.
The key to a successful corporate retreat is location. Bring your employees to a beautiful house in the glorious Herefordshire countryside where they can have fun, enjoy the fresh air and really develop as a team. Parkfields Country House is readily accessible from the M5 and situated within the glorious Wye Valley. Conference delegates can not only benefit from the venues dedicated conference facilities with private dining and a fully stocked licensed bar, they can also relax in our home from home atmosphere. Parkfields offers all of the charm of a country house with the professionalism of a city centre venue.