Merrist Wood College

  • Merrist Wood House
Merrist Wood College is a landbased College located just outside of Guildford in Surrey. We offer a unique location with extensive indoor meeting rooms and outdoor facilities, all of which are available for hire.

Whether it’s for a conference, event, wedding, celebration or meeting, we have a range of meeting rooms and spaces to accommodate small or large numbers and our dedicated events team will ensure you get the best-personalised service. We have a wide range of facilities for any type of event or function. Indoor spaces include traditional meeting and function rooms set in Merrist Wood House with stunning views of the estate, and modern rooms in our new Animal Management Centre. All have excellent AV facilities and ample car parking. We also offer Animal Encounter experiences in our Animal Management Centre. Our Dog Day Care Centre is the latest addition which offers a safe and secure environment for your dog.

Event Types

  • Activity Day
  • AGM
  • Animal Activities
  • Charity Events
  • Conference
  • Corporate Days
  • Corporate Hospitality
  • Courses
  • Film & photoshoots
  • Functions
  • Meetings
  • Outdoor Events
  • Private Tours of Collections
  • Training Course
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Wellbeing


  • Accommodation & Catering
  • Animal Management Centre
  • Conference Room
  • Farm
  • Fields
  • Football pitch
  • Learning and Training Venue
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Activity Space
  • Training room
  • Wedding reception

Equipment available

  • Animal Collection
  • AV facilities
  • Flipcharts
  • Hardstanding car parking

Venue Location

Holly Lane, Worplesdon, Surrey, GU3 3PE

Travel Information

Train Stations

  • Guildford - Distance: 4 miles


  • London Heathrow Airport - Distance: 30 miles


  • A3 - Distance: 2 miles