Corporate Retreats

If you are planning a company corporate retreat, or team building off-site, Cressland is ideally suited to provide the perfect venue for 5/6 people.  Located in the beautiful, peaceful village of Kersey, with its unique location right next to The Splash, the 15th century Grade II* house, with many original quirky features, provides the perfect get away for colleagues to leave the stress of the office behind. 

Cressland is only 100m from the local pub, catering for lunch, snacks and dinner, whilst Kersey Mill Gym and Fitness Centre is less than 2km away (short walk), offering full use of the gym, various classes and 1-1 instructor sessions upon request

     Why choose Cressland for your Corporate Retreat?

  • Proximity and easy access from London, Cambridge, The Midlands and of course anywhere within East Anglia by road, rail or air.  From London Liverpool Street to Colchester station the journey is 50 mins.  There are taxis outside Colchester station and Kersey is just 25 minutes away.  Stansted Airport is only 43 miles. 
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi and a large dining table which will comfortably seat 8 for meetings, with plenty of room for a white board (can be provided).
  • We have a number of catering companies who will provide buffet food or a full sit down meal served for you in the cottage and The Bell Inn has a large private dining area which can be pre-booked for a breakfast/lunch meeting or meal.
  • There is a fantastic range of corporate activities for team building in the area:
    • 4 golf courses – all within 20 minutes’ drive.  Hintelsham Hall hosts corporate golf events.  Set in 150 acres of Suffolk countryside, the Parkland course provides a great challenge for players of all abilities and has an award winning clubhouse  Stoke by Nayland golf club and spa has two 18-hole championship golf courses
    • Gunsmoke Paintball Hadleigh – 10 minutes from Kersey
    • Go Karting at Anglia Indoor Karting.  Build your perfect Corporate event by choosing from a range of race formats and packages –
    • Sailing at Alton Water.  Alton Water Park and Sports Centre offers an array of water sports including sailing, windsurfing, rowing, paddle boarding and scuba diving courses.  Fishing is also available and bike hire
    • Go Ape Corporate Days Out.  Go Ape Forest Adventure in Thetford Forest has a great range of corporate team building events from swinging through the trees, forest segways, mountain biking, African drumming
    • Newmarket Races – Newmarket Horse racing VIP Hospitality Package.  Newmarket Nights.  A stunning combination of racing and concerts by world famous artists on six Friday evenings in high summer.  This is a unique combination and a chance to treat guests to a fun night out.  For more information go to
    • Run a Railway day at Colne Valley Railway.  Could your team handle levers in the Signal Box and keep the train on track?  Find out more about getting you team to run a railway for a day
    • Jimmy’s Farm in Ipswich offers an enormous range of corporate events including sausage making, den building, archery, clay pigeon shooting, Battlefield Live (laser guns outside), farm tours, chainsaw carving.
  • Suffolk offers far better value for corporate hospitality events than London or the Home Counties, so your budget will go further.
  • We offer the luxury of a hotel (hotel quality bedding, towels, dressing gowns, The White Company Products, fresh flowers in the rooms, luxury welcome basket, including a bottle of wine and homemade cake), for a fraction of the cost, leaving you with more budget to spend on activities or entertainment.  



Corporate Retreat mid-week package - 4 nights for the price of 3 and prices range from £595 - £900 (4 nights).

For more information, please contact: Louise Gibbons on tel: 01473 822815, mob: 07729 011722, email:  I am happy to provide contact numbers for taxi companies, recommended caterers and restaurants.