Reconnect with your colleagues at Escot

Face to face meetings at Escot  – how we can help you reconnect Like all other conference venues, we have worked hard to make sense of various announcements, including the recent ‘rule of 6’. But now it’s official, we can welcome up to 30 people for a business meeting, so we are happy to be […]

Hey pesto! Catering with foraged ingredients

Wild garlic pesto and gnocchi

At Escot we are proud of our catering skills, which have given pleasure to guests and delegates at many wedding receptions, parties, conferences, seminars and family days over the years. Lady Kennaway is a qualified caterer, always happy to don her apron to create delicious dishes. Working alongside Lucy is a long standing member of […]

Teambuilding all year round

Team building at Escot

After quite a long Christmas break, it’s taken a little time to get back into the swing of it, at least for some of us! For corporate teams, it’s important to get the motivation going again, not always easy in a soggy January although we’re glad to see the sun for a few days at […]

Digital Decoded

digit decoded

Escot House is one of the venues for a new series of free seminars offered by Archant, to help business owners understand the importance of having a digital strategy. The Escot event is on September 26th, with three sessions, at 08.30, 11.30 and 14.30. Follow this link to sign up: Digital Decoded Here’s what you […]

Runners! Date for your Diary

Jolly runners

Well it’s only June and here we are talking about Christmas. But this is for those of you who prefer to forward plan as far as your running events go. For the second year running, The Jolly Runnings Christmas Cracker, sponsored by Red Rock Brewery, is taking place at Escot. It’s on Saturday 21st December […]

Experience Adrenalin Off-Road

Experience Adrenalin Off-Road

All Terrain Services is the most experienced nationwide provider of off-road training and events in the country. With over 25 years’ experience and 12 regional centres nationwide, we are pleased to have been operating our South West regional centre at Escot for many years. We are specialist providers of 4-wheel drive and off-road training for […]

Contemporary vs Characterful

Contemporary vs Characterful escot events celebrations

In the world of conferences, the choice of venues can be mind boggling. Here in the South West we have an abundance of great venues. Each one has its own worth, So, what are some of the things you need to consider when you’re thinking about hiring a conference venue? Capacity Size matters; if yours […]

Getting active at your conference

Team building at Escot

Have you ever sat in a conference or seminar and watched your delegates flag? While taking time out to meet at a conference venue is the best way to take on board new information, corporate strategy, training targets or personal development, the benefits can be lost in wall to wall talking. Taking a break during […]

Review of 2018

Review of 2018

2018 has been quite a year! Here are just a few of our memorable moments. In March, the Beast from the East and partner Storm Emma played havoc with the country. Along with other local venues, we had to cope with a wedding at the time. Our catering supply didn’t get through so Plan B […]

Activity Days – Segway

Activity Days - Segway

One of the most popular activities with our activity day and teambuilding delegates is a Segway experience – a great way to relax after a morning seminar. Segways have been on the scene since the late 1990s, invented by New Yorker Dean Kamen after he saw a young man in a wheelchair struggling to get […]

Planning your 2018 conferences

conferences training seminars at Escot Devon

Christmas is over and we’re about to step into a new year – 2018 to be precise. If you’re responsible for organising your company’s events, you may well be looking ahead, with plans to book a venue, either for a one-off or a series of events. There are many beautiful venues in Devon, each with […]

Taster Day Success

Taster Day Success

We were delighted with the results of our first activities taster event in late September. Guests came from Exeter, East Devon and South Devon to have a look around the house and our three conference rooms and take part in some fun activities put on by our onsite activity partner, Devon Country Pursuits. We welcomed […]