Corporate Dragon Boat Racing in the Midlands - Top Venue Options

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Bedfordshire – Wyboston Lakes

Wyboston Lakes MK44 3AL is ideal for corporate dragon boat events of all sizes with the option of meeting and accommodation onsite for several hundred people provided by Wyboston Lakes Conference Centre.

Birmingham – Edgbaston Reservoir

Edgbaston Reservoir, B16 0AA is a hidden gem of water and grassland conveniently located close to Birmingham city centre with clubhouse, good access and free parking.

Cambridge – The Plough

The Plough, Fen Ditton, CB5 8SX is a cosy waterside pub with grounds backing on to the River Cam on the outskirts of Cambridge, perfect for dragon boat team building and racing events with a bbq for up to 100 people.

Leicestershire – Rutland Water

Centrally located between Leicester and Peterborough/Stamford and close to the A1, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL is an internationally famous nature reserve in a picturesque setting, ideal for combining dragon boat racing with land activities and leisure pursuits.

Milton Keynes – Willen Lake

Willen Lake, MK15 0DS is a huge multi-purpose venue with restaurants, hotel and leisure facilities and is home to Gable Events annual Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival.

Nottingham – Nottingham Rowing Club

Situated on the River Trent next to the famous City Ground and Trent Bridge and close to Nottingham city centre, Nottingham Rowing Club, NG2 5FA has a rich history of music events and offers great facilities for dragon boat racing.

Oxford – De Vere Oxford Thames

The De Vere Oxford Thames, OX4 4GX is a luxurious hotel with a mix of medieval and modern architecture and 30 acres of grounds backing on to the River Thames making it an attractive option for combining dragon boat racing with a meeting and overnight stay.

Peterborough – Peterborough Rowing Lake

With easy access to Peterborough city centre and its excellent rail and road links to north and south, Peterborough Rowing Lake, PE3 6LN offers a central location for dragon boat racing and is home to Gable Events annual Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival and several large corporate events.

Stratford Upon Avon – Stratford Boat Club

Situated beside the River Avon with views of the historic town and Royal Shakespeare Theatre on the opposite bank, Stratford Upon Avon Boat Club, CV37 7LS offers a lovely setting for corporate dragon boat racing events and team building.

Tamworth – Cliff Lakes

Purpose-built for water sports and offering attractive facilities on land and water including the Waterfront Bar and aqua park, Cliff Lakes, B78 2DL is close to the M42 in Warwickshire for ease of access.

West Midlands – Draycote Water

Set high in the rolling Warwickshire countryside, with good access to the M1, M6, M45 and M40, Draycote Water, CV23 8AB offers meeting facilities for up to 80 and can accommodate dragon boat racing events for several hundred people.