Room Hire

Located at the internationally famous Rutland Water Nature Reserve, the Volunteer Training Centre is an idyllic place to meet with colleagues, inspire your team or gather members of your community group.

Just 2 miles from Oakham’s train and bus stations, the Volunteer Training Centre is within easy reach of public transport and is just a short drive from the A1, A47 and A606. Our car park has space for up to 40 cars (4 spaces are reserved for blue badge holders).

We have three meeting spaces available to hire:

Little Meeting Room

Our little meeting room seats four people comfortably boardroom style, and is ideal for one to one sessions, small meetings or conference calls.
Half day (9am-12:30pm/12:30pm-4pm) £30.oo, Full day (9am-4pm) £50.00, unavailable after 4pm* 

Training Room

The main training room is located on the ground floor and is our largest meeting space, seating up to 40 people (theatre style). This multifunctional space could accommodate workshops, larger meetings or seminars, training sessions or talks. Audio visual equipment, laptop and laser pointer, lectern and flip charts are all available on request.
Half day (9am-12:30pm/12:30pm-4pm) £150.oo, Full day (9am-4pm) £250.00, Evening (4pm-9pm) £175.00*

The ground floor is fully accessible, complete with accessible toilet and wet room.

Upstairs Meeting Space

Our upstairs meeting space can accommodate up to 20 people boardroom style and boasts a stunning view overlooking the reserve’s lagoon 4. Complete with a three seater-sofa, two armchairs and coffee table this room is ideal for smaller groups wishing to meet in a more informal setting or make the most of the extra special view to inspire your team. Audio visual equipment, laptop and laser pointer, lectern and flip charts are all available on request.
Half day (9am-12:30pm/12:30pm-4pm) £150.oo, Full day (9am-4pm) £250.00, Evening (4pm-9pm) £175.00*

Please note that the upstairs meeting room is accessed via a flight of stairs. At the moment we are unable to offer a stair lift facility but hope to be able to in the future.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.

*25% discount for charities

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided at additional cost of £2.25 per person.
We are unable to offer a catering facility but are happy to provide details of local companies who can help.

Access to the nature reserve is by permit only, if you would like to walk out on the reserve you will need to purchase a permit at an additional cost (click here for details).

Our friendly staff and volunteers will be sure to make you feel at home and are on hand to make sure you enjoy your time here. For more information contact Sarah either via email volunteering@rutlandwater.org.uk or call 01572 720049.

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