Surrey Hills – a great destination for corporate events

3rd September 2019

If you are looking for a team building event, corporate away day or a group event with a real difference, there are some fantastic companies offering great experiences and events that will help your teams connect, communicate, collaborate and have fun – all in the stunning natural beauty of the surrey hills countryside.

The Salt Box – Corporate Experiences and Team Away Days

Giving businesses the space to explore new directions and enjoy their team’s success out in the open, beneath the trees.

The award-winning team, based on the Priory Farm estate in South Nutfield, are offering bespoke experiences in a relaxed, natural environment, which can include a combination of open-fire cookery, foraging, natural arts and woodland yoga. Their immersive activities will give you and your team new energy and the space to have conversations that matter.

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Hedges and Hurdles – traditional skills training

Give your team a digital detox and let them experience a full day in the great outdoors learning some really different skills!

Introduce your teams to the heritage of Surrey with traditional Hedgelaying, Coppicing and Wattle Hurdle Training Courses delivered by 4 times National Hedgelaying Champion Paul Matthews.

Utilising natural materials coppiced locally, create bespoke Wood Craft, Bushcraft and Willow Craft experiences for your team depending on the woodland location of your choice e.g. Birtley Woodland Art’s Space, Bramley; Priory Farm Estate, South Nutfield or Sussex Prairie Gardens, nr Henfield.

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Albury artisan tasting trail

Treat your team to a day of delicious cheese, wine and gin tasting which will certainly help with team building!.

Starting at the boutique family-owned Albury Organic Vineyard to learn about what goes into wine production and how their hard work has made them the ‘must-have’ wine in many of England’s most luxurious restaurants and hotels.

Next it’s a short walk to the Norbury Park Cheese Company to find out about the history of cheese making before sampling Norbury Park’s range of handmade artisan cheeses in a delicious tasting session.

Then on to the Silent Pool Distillery where you’ll relax as you pause for a sumptuous lunch and enjoy a G&T from a complimentary Copa glass. Learn all about the history behind the success of Silent Pool Gin followed by a talk on the development and creation of distinctive cocktail flavours and combinations

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Surrey Hills Yurts – Rural activities team building

If you’re looking for team building activities combined with a few nights away, escape to the Surrey Hills luxury yurts for a more relaxed vibe. Experience work in a new way, holding meetings in the middle of a field and relaxing around the fire pit when the stars come out.

Activities include archery, axe throwing, yoga, outdoor cooking lessons, foraging and wild cocktails, willow weaving, walking on fire/glass or team building games. We bring in professional instructors to help you have fun and learn new skills, building the bond between colleagues.

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We fly Fish – All inclusive fly fishing events

Your dedicated fly fishing professional will plan and deliver an exciting and informative fly fishing group event, taking into account your level of fly fishing experience and what you’d like to learn.

Their qualified professional fly fishing coach/guides will work with your group to give you the skills and confidence to enjoy this wonderful sport. Fly fishing immerses you in nature as you tune in to the environment and switch off from the digital deluge ideal for a day out from the office with your colleagues and clients. You become more aware of the natural world when you go fly fishing, learning to observe and understand the behaviour of your target species.

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Mandira’s Kitchen – a spicy away day!

Take your team on a culinary and spice masterclass. These half day sessions include a spice masterclass and hands on cooking of five authentic Indian dishes followed by a sit down lunch or dinner with a glass of something. Fun and interactive, these prove very popular as team building events or away days.

Mandira’s supper clubs are a delightful mix of theatre and and delicious food, where your team will be taken on a culinary journey into India through 4 wonderful courses inspired from our memories and travels. Each course is served beautifully on Thalis (platters) and comes with an optional wine or cocktail pairing and a story behind the dish. Storytelling sessions can also be included by story teller extraordinaire Seema Anand

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