There are lots of things to consider when planning a Corporate Retreat. At Hazelhurst Farm, we’ve mastered the recipe for successful corporate getaways, and we’re eager to share our top ten tips to ensure your next retreat is nothing short of spectacular.

  1. Choose a Beautiful Location

The setting of your retreat can significantly influence its success. Hazelhurst Farm offers a picturesque backdrop that inspires relaxation and creativity. Nestled in lush greenery, our farm provides a serene escape from the hustle and bustle, allowing your team to focus and rejuvenate.

  1. Incorporate Nature into Activities

Leveraging the natural environment can enhance your retreat experience. At Hazelhurst Farm, there’s the ability to participate in various outdoor activities, such as forest walks, cycling tours and horse riding. Encourage team bonding and provide a refreshing change of pace from the typical office environment.

  1. Select Comfortable Accommodation

After a day full of activities and meetings, your team will appreciate comfortable lodgings to rest and recharge. Hazelhurst Farm boasts cosy, well-appointed cottages and our spacious Farmhouse that ensure your team feels at home and wakes up refreshed each day.

  1. Provide Flexible Meeting Spaces

Effective brainstorming and strategy sessions require adaptable meeting spaces. The Barn at Hazelhurst Farm is equipped with the necessary technology to facilitate productive meetings.

  1. High quality food and drinks

Nutritious, delicious meals can elevate the retreat experience. Hazelhurst Farm’s list of recommended caterers and chefs ensures your team enjoys fresh, locally-sourced meals that fuel their bodies and minds, fostering a sense of well-being and satisfaction.

  1. Plan Engaging Team-Building Activities

Team-building exercises are crucial for fostering collaboration and camaraderie. Our farm is set up to host unique, engaging activities that challenge and unite teams, from cooking classes using our farm’s wood oven, to fun challenges like archery and axe throwing, we work with some great local companies that can tailor these type of activities to your group’s needs.

  1. Incorporate Wellness Programs

Well-being is essential for productivity and creativity. Why not add our Yurt Hire to your retreat package? Our large yurt is perfect for yoga and meditation sessions, that help your team de-stress, focus, and cultivate a positive mindset.

  1. Ensure Seamless Connectivity

While the aim is to disconnect and recharge, being completely off the grid isn’t practical for every business. Our farm ensures that while you’re surrounded by nature, you still have access to high-speed internet and modern amenities to stay connected when necessary.

  1. Customise the Experience

Every team is unique, and a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for corporate retreats. We work closely with you to help you tailor activities, menus, and schedules that align with your team’s preferences and objectives, ensuring a personalized and impactful experience.

  1. Gather Feedback for Continuous Improvement

Lastly, gathering feedback post-retreat is crucial for measuring success and making future retreats even better. We value your input and strive to evolve our offerings based on your experiences and suggestions.

At Hazelhurst Farm, we’re committed to providing an idyllic setting and comprehensive services for your corporate retreat. By following these tips and leveraging our farm’s unique offerings, you’re well on your way to planning a retreat that rejuvenates your team, fosters meaningful connections, and drives business success.

Download our Corporate Retreats Brochure to learn more about how we can help you create an unforgettable corporate retreat experience.

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