Corporate Dragon Boat Events in Yorkshire – The Coniston Hotel, Skipton

Venue and Facilities

Set amidst 1,400 acres of spectacular Yorkshire Dales scenery centred around a 24-acre lake, the Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa offers a glorious setting for corporate dragon boat events in Yorkshire. With its private setting in the grounds of the estate, the Coniston Hotel provides the perfect escape from everyday pressures and can comfortably cater for small groups looking for a dragon boat team building event to larger groups wanting a full-scale racing event. Gable Events is proud to be preferred supplier to this beautiful award-winning hotel and we are frequent visitors to Yorkshire throughout the summer.

The main hotel offers the perfect setting for a conference or meeting with its five meeting rooms which can cater to up to 200 people. The hotel also has a bar and restaurant, gym and spa facilities and 71 top quality bedrooms. A half day of dragon boat racing can be combined with a meeting or perhaps a half day of off-road driving, shooting, archery and falconry on the estate. The option to combine country pursuits with activities on the water makes the Coniston Hotel a totally unique venue for corporate team building events in a stunning part of Yorkshire.

Getting There

The Coniston Hotel is located in the Yorkshire Dales just off the A65, seven miles from Skipton and only one hour from Leeds and Manchester. There is plenty of car parking available on site and the local area boasts some of the best scenic walking in the country including beauty spots such as Malham, Settle, Skipton, Grassington and Ingleton.


The 4-star Coniston Hotel is one of the most sought-after meeting and event venues in the north of England and is extremely popular for dragon boat team building and racing events in Yorkshire. Recent clients include Howdens Joinery, ICE and Pru Health.