Sustainable Event and Conference Options in Inverness
The Riverbank Room
At Ness Walk Hotel, we are committed to sustainable tourism practices, and our offering of sustainable meetings in Inverness are a reflection of our commitment to preserving the environment. Ness Walk Hotel, home to the Riverbank Room has been designed with sustainability in mind, offering a range of eco-friendly features and services to ensure that your event has a minimal impact on the environment.
Ness Walk’s Riverbank Room provides bright and spacious conference facilities in Inverness’ city centre. South-facing and with floor to ceiling windows over the courtyard herb garden. The Riverbank Room is naturally illuminated and designed to make the most of solar gain. This fully accessible meeting room can accommodate up to 120 delegates for a theatre-style meeting. In a banquet layout, we can welcome up to 100 guests and up to 80 in a cabaret set-up.
Our sustainable meeting room is equipped with energy-efficient lighting and heating systems, as well as natural ventilation to reduce energy consumption. We also offer a range of recycling and waste reduction initiatives, including paperless communication and will provide recycling bins for your event.
In addition to our eco-friendly features, The Riverbank Room is also equipped with state-of-the-art technology to ensure that your event runs smoothly. We offer high-speed 200 mbps Wi-Fi, PA system, HD projector to help you stay connected and productive throughout your meeting.
Room dimensions: length 17.5 m, width 8.9 m, height 3.1m.
Our courtyard, veranda and lawns provide further event space for outdoor receptions, dining and more.
Courtyard – Our Courtyard area provides a tranquil oasis with bright, airy surroundings and manicured shrub borders. Comfortable garden furniture offers the perfect space for up to 30 guests to relax in the great outdoors. While enjoying stunning views towards the river. When the sun sets, the Courtyard transforms into an enchanting space with firepits, adding an extra layer of warmth and ambience.
Veranda – Our Veranda forms part of the historic Ness Walk building and offers a unique and sheltered area to enjoy a drinks reception or to use as an outdoor breakout space during a conference. Overlooking the Courtyard, this Victorian terrace can seat up to 20 guests. And, it features a heated dining area with cosy rugs for those chilly evenings.
Lawns – Nestled amongst the towering trees, our rolling lawns of lush green grass slope gently down to the river. A colourful array of flowers frame the borders of this tranquil outdoor space, creating a haven of greenery in the heart of the city centre. The Lawns at Ness Walk Hotel offer the perfect location for garden soirees, a place to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Our dedicated team is here to help you plan and execute a successful and sustainable meeting. We will be delighted to create a bespoke catering plan for your event using the freshest seasonal produce, incorporating a plant-based focus. We are committed to reducing food waste across our business and favour plated offerings over buffet catering. In addition to this, we promote local producers – learn more about who each of our ingredients are sourced from with our Provenance Map
At Ness Walk, our concierge service promotes the use of sustainable transportation. We are ideally located just a short walk from city centre. And, we recommend delegates use public transportation to access events at the hotel. Inverness City now boasts a fully electric bus network with zero-emission Yutong E10 buses now operating on all city centre routes. The nearby Maxwell Drive bus stop offers a direct 10 minute journey to the Inverness Train Station. Alternatively, we recommend low-emission provider Maynes Coaches who offer coach hire in the Highlands.
Planning to Perfection
At Ness Walk Hotel, we believe that sustainability and luxury can go hand in hand. Our sustainable meeting rooms in Inverness offer a comfortable and stylish environment for your event, while also helping to protect the planet for future generations. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you plan a sustainable meeting at Ness Walk Hotel.
Why not stay with us?
Are you looking to stay overnight? Then why not take a look at our stunning accommodation? We have a choice of luxurious rooms and suites. So for more information, you can contact us on 01463 215215 or email us via our online contact form.