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 […]

While we’re closed you can still get active!

Outdoor activities at Devon Country Pursuits One of the great benefits for corporates and other organisations using Escot House is the option of booking onsite activities. We often talk about the combination of a morning conference and afternoon activity as presenting the perfect away day – hard work followed by hard play! Although we’re not […]

The Gathering Place – ideal for outdoor get togethers

While we wait for further guidelines on many aspects of life, including weddings and corporate events, one feature at Escot presents an opportunity for outdoor get togethers. The ‘Gathering Point’ is a semicircle of benches with 12 hand carved backrests representing different aspects of the food chain. This striking and beautiful feature was created on […]

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 […]

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 […]

So why should you book a team building day?

Escot team building

Each year, we welcome many organisations to Escot to take part in a team building day. So, what is it about team building that makes is such a valuable activity? Team building days are all about encouraging better communication between people to bring them closer together. Communication isn’t always verbal, of course, non-verbal communication can […]

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 – Quad Biking

Activity Days - Quad Biking

Four wheels for four times the fun Nothing gets the adrenaline going like jumping on a quad and zooming off for quad bike experience at Escot. We’re fortunate at Escot to have fantastic off road tracks across the Estate just ready for quad bikes – with a challenging variety of terrain including climbs and descents. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conference & Activities Taster Day

Conference & Activities Taster Day

Escot House is hosting a showcase event to highlight conference facilities and onsite activities, and all are welcome. Thursday 28th September from 4.30pm until 7pm. This is a drop-in event so you can come and go as you please, but it would help to know approximately what time you will be joining us. Try out […]