Business Travel in Plymouth
meetings don’t have to be such a bore, if you find
the right location a trip out of the office can be a very
pleasant experience indeed.
So for a city that’s equipped with all your business
needs, and a lot more besides, look no further than the
scenic seaside location of Plymouth.
In terms of getting there, Plymouth is well connected
with its own airport, Plymouth City Airport [map],
which is located four miles from the city centre. The
airport has regular daily flights to and from London Gatwick,
Manchester, Newcastle and Jersey.
Plymouth also has good road and rail links from other
English cities, with the A38 Devon Expressway leading
directly from the city to the country’s motorway
network, and trains operating direct from London Paddington,
Birmingham and Manchester.
Once you arrive in the city, you will find a number of business and conference facilities that should
meet all your needs.
The University of Plymouth [map] has a number of conference centres and meeting rooms that
are available for hire all year round. Among them are Robbins Conference Centre, a 250-seat lecture theatre
that can either be used as a seminar suite of dining area,
and the Sherwell Centre, which provides ground
floor exhibition space, along with two lecture halls,
one with a grand piano!
Located on the seafront, the Grand Hotel [map] also has numerous top class facilities that can cater
for everything from a major conference to one-to-one interviews.
The Harlequin Suite is a multi-purpose conference
and banqueting suite for 80 people, while the Regency
Suite and Regency Lounge both have room for
Another hotel with a great reputation for business and
leisure facilities is the Copthorne Hotel [map],
which has a number of meeting rooms and a larger conference
Both of these hotels offer a great base for any business
trip and the Copthorne even has its own leisure centre
with a swimming pool and gym.
For larger conferences, launch parties or exhibitions
check out the Plymouth Pavilions Arena [map],
a 3,000 capacity concert hall that can cater for
anything from a fashion show to a sporting event.
After a hard day’s work, you’ll want to relax
and unwind, so why not head to one of the many exquisite
eateries in the city centre, such as the Tanners Restaurant
[map] or The Brasserie [map] on Oceans Quay.
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