Brockholes is the natural place to do business in more ways than one. As well as being set in tranquil and inspiring surroundings, all of your needs are covered.

The Meadow Lake Suite hosts a dedicated conference centre and meeting rooms that can cater for up to 130 delegates. This purpose-built conference and training venue in Preston is available for team building events and away days, product launches, staff training, breakfast meetings, networking events, board meetings, conferences and corporate events. You can enjoy:

Spacious conference room for up to 130 delegates
Use of a projector and screen
Small board room – perfect for team meetings
Catering and refreshment packages using the best of Lancashire’s produce
Teambuilding – explore our beautiful nature reserve!
Private reception for conference guests and delegates
Free car parking
Free Wi-Fi
10% off voucher for each delegate to use in The Nest gift shop

Max Capacity: 130 / Meeting Rooms: 3

on site facilities

Projector and Screen , Catering and refreshment packages, Free car parking, Free Wi-Fi
No capacities available


Preston New Road,
PR5 0AG,
United Kingdom


At the roundabout of the M6 J31and A59 go straight over under the motorway signed A59 to Blackburn. Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed “Brockholes Nature Reserve” heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road). Continue left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance.

nearest airports

  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (31.2 miles)
  • Manchester Airport (31.7 miles)
  • nearest motorways

    • M6 JCT 31 (0.3 miles)
    • M6 JCT 31A (1.8 miles)
    • M6 JCT 30 (2.4 miles)

    nearest train station

    • Bamber Bridge (3.1 miles)
    • Preston (3.2 miles)
    • Lostock Hall (3.8 miles)

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    great things to know

    • Brockholes is the only floating conference centre in the UK
    • All profits are invested into The Lancashire Wildlife Trust
    • 10% off voucher for each delegate to use in The Nest gift shop
    • All of our conference delegates receive free parking
    • Set in the heart of 250-acres of Nature Reserve