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Why you should consider holding your conference at a rural manor house

Escot House terrace

There’s sometimes much too much hustle and bustle around the city – so there’s something undeniably charming about escaping to the tranquillity of a country manor house for a conference or seminar. Here you’ll find a unique blend of comfort, elegance, and peace that can make your event a truly memorable experience. Here are a […]

Lady Kennaway’s mincemeat recipe

As we’re on the run up to Christmas we thought it an opportune time to share one of Lady Kennaway’s favourite festive foodstuffs. Lucy is a big fan of homemade mincemeat, the central element of the ubiquitous mince pie. When did mincemeat first appear? It was first popular in the Middle Ages, and instead of […]

10 great reasons to book Escot House for your next conference

We’ve been very busy this autumn welcoming conferences and seminars to Escot House. But just what is it that makes us just a little bit special for delegates? Here are 10 great reasons to book! Timeless Elegance: You’ll escape the hustle and bustle of modern life by choosing our delightful manor house in East Devon […]

8 reasons to choose Escot as your conference venue in 2021

Well…. 2020 was the year that wasn’t for every conference venue in the country. As an established Devon conference and wedding venue of over 25 years we have never seen the like. Even the Beast from the East was a pussycat in comparison. But with vaccines on the way and our continuing monitoring of our […]

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 […]

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