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Association Event Venue Hire At Yarnfield Park

Yarnfield Park is dedicated meeting and conference venue that is perfect for association conferences, training and annual conventions. When you choose to hire our association event venue in Staffordshire, your members will benefit from purpose-built facilities, comfortable bedrooms, leisure facilities and eco-concious catering services.

From car clubs to sports associations and christian association venues or small committee meetings to larger exhibition, we’re committed to offering the best experience for your members.

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Experienced Association Event Venue UK

Yarnfield Park is part of The Venues Collection, a group of venues across the UK that offer a fantastic range of flexible spaces for association groups to meet. For association training and events that, our local event venue in Staffordshire has 41 adaptable spaces and can host up to 450 delegates. 

In 2023, we hosted the Association UK Congress, welcoming a whole host of association groups into our venue for 3 days of connecting, learnings and associations exhibiting their successes for growing membership. Our experienced and professional staff are on hand to ensure your events go off without a hitch and our purpose built venue is the perfect location to provide your attendees with the most comfortable stay. 

Explore our variety of room layouts and capacities for all your requirements, including banquet, cabaret and theatre style layouts. With numerous meeting rooms available, we can provide multi-room event spaces for full-rounded conferencing events. Our banquet room layouts are ideal to host Gala Dinners and AGM dinners for Industry Associations and Voluntary Groups.

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Outdoor Association Event Venue Hire 

We have an abundance of outdoor space to take advantage of. So if you want to break up your association event with some team building activities just speak to our team. We have 20 acres of grounds plus sports centre facilities including the pavilion/sports field – which is perfect for a game of football or rugby as well as other Sports Associations.

If your association is looking for outdoor space to exhibit your interests, this is the perfect venue for you, we’re happy to welcome car and motorcycle associations who can benefit from free parking on site and the space to show off their love of motors!

Why not mix it up and host your meeting outdoors? Ideal for the summer months!

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All-Inclusive Weekend Packages for Association Groups

We want to give our guests the best experience possible. That’s why we offer association group packages so that you can rest assured you’re getting the most from your budget. These weekend packages include everything you need for a fantastic and successful event.

If you would like more information about our association group packages, give us a call and we will be happy to discuss our offers.

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Welcoming Accommodation for Association Weekends

We have 338 double and twin ensuite bedrooms for your guests to stay in. Our standard bedrooms are designed for maximum comfort or upgrade to our superior room for an added bit of luxury. All our rooms come with free superfast Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, a flat-screen TV and complimentary toiletries.

Easy transportation links

Yarnfield Park is easily accessible and is close to the M6. It is also only 10 miles from Stoke-on-Trent and less than an hour to Birmingham, Manchester and East Midlands airports. Your guests can make their way to our venue with ease and with ample free parking, they are guaranteed to get a space.

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Nutritious Catering Available At Yarnfield Park

During your association weekend meet up or association conference, we can provide a range of food options to power your members. 

As standard our catering focuses on buffet-style meals or we offer private dining events, banquets for large groups or smaller private lunch options are also available. We also offer nourishing and delicious breakfast options, again in a buffet style, with options ranging from toast, Danish pastries to a hearty English breakfast, to ensure your members are powered for their day ahead.

We also have Sky Sports available in our bar and lounge for sports enthusiasts to enjoy during the evenings. Plus on-site Costa Coffee for guests to enjoy. 

We’re proud to offer eco-concious catering for the events industry. As part of our Future First Charter, Yarnfield Park and The Venues Collection are leaders in driving carbon conscious catering for all of our events. 

Exclusive Meeting & Accommodation Space

Ideal for an association weekend event, our Connex space can be hired for exclusive use, with two theatre style rooms for 200 people, plus additional smaller rooms that are ideal for association seminars, networking and relaxing together. There are bedrooms attached for the ultimate private association event. For catering, you would be required to use our restaurant but separating dining times can be arranged or you can explore our private dining options, perfect for awards or gala dinners. 

Our exclusive Connex building is ideal for association training and seminars, with multiple classroom-style spaces, perfect for Academic Associations who can take advantage of superfast wifi, projects, whiteboards and more. It’s also perfect for local Gaming Camps and small to medium-sized Esports Tournaments in the Midlands. 


Armed Forces Covenant

Did you know we are part of a bigger family? Yarnfield Park is part of The Venues Collection, whose parent company is Compass Group UK & Ireland. Compass Group UK & Ireland has been a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant since 2016 and ensures that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

It is estimated that over 1000 of Compass’ employees are part of the Armed Forces community and this number continues to grow. Additionally, the business also directly supports members of the Armed Forces community through its work in its defence business, ESS, at over 250 sites across the country.

Here, at Yarnfield Park, we have great space for those serving, veterans, comrades associations, and their family and friends, to meet, train and sleep. Located in the middle of the UK, we’re a central venue for Veterans across the country to easily get together.

We have 41 spaces suitable for any forces event, delicious food and plenty of free, onsite car and coach car parking.


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Things to do in Staffordshire

Booking your association conference or weekend away at Yarnfield Park can provide a central location for your group to stay, meet and eat, as well as provide a location for attending partners to use as a base to visit local attractions. Locations include Stone Is Where The Heart Is shopping centre and Nelson’s Gin Distillery & Gin School, or for those looking for more adventure, we have Alton Towers, Go Ape and Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre just a little drive away.

For nature lovers, the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Beauty has an abundance of wildlife and history to take in. Or for the animal lovers, Trentham Monkey Forest is a must.

We have put together a list of all the very best things to do in Staffordshire, so you can be sure you’re not missing out on any major events.

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Venue Features

41 Meeting Rooms

Our event spaces range from 8-person board rooms to 450 person theatre-style venues.

450 Max. Capacity

Our rooms hold up to 450 people so we’re ready for events of any size.

Free Wifi

Make your presentation easier with our in-room technology including high-speed Wifi.

Ample Free Parking

On site parking for all delegates.


338 double and twin guest rooms.

Breakout Spaces

Multiple breakout spaces for informal meetings.

Easily Accessible Location

With easy access to the M6, Yarnfield Park is just 10 miles from Stoke-on-Trent.

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Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre
ST15 0NL

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