Finding unusual venues for business events is always a challenge. Set in 80 acres of botanical gardens, our business hospitality facilities offer a truly inspirational and unique venue for any business function.

Conference and meeting rooms

The Whitley Room, is ideal for seminars, meetings and conferences for up to 100 delegates. The Primley Room, Green Room or themed Savannah Room cater for smaller, boardroom style meetings or interviews. They are also ideal as breakout meeting rooms for larger events.

The Ark Lecture Theatre or Animal Encounters building in the heart of the Zoo, can seat up to 70 and 160 delegates respectively and are ideal for holding a seminar, presentation or lecture.

Our Island Restaurant is the perfect venue to cater for large numbers with stunning views of our Gibbon Island providing your delegates with the opportunity to relax and network during the event. This room can also be configured to provide theatre style seating for up to 250 delegates.

Delegate rates, menus and room planner

Whether you want a buffet or sit down meal, our team of chefs will create your menu typically using fresh, locally sourced produce. As a dedicated environmental park, we endeavour to use palm oil free foods and fair-trade products where possible.

Transport, car parking and local hotels

We have extensive on-site parking, easy access for coaches directly to the main entrance and good availability of public transport. Directions and further transport details can be found on our how to find us page.

The Torbay area offers a wealth of hotels catering for all budgets and offering a great choice of styles from modern to traditional, period seafront accommodation.

Event management and client liaison

Our Functions Manager, your initial point of contact, will take the stress out of planning and running your event, helping to organise everything you will need from start to finish.


For more details and to make a booking, please telephone 01803 697520 or email us.

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