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Mercure Barony Castle in Partnership with ABC Events

Posted: 20th January 2016

On a cold crisp winter’s day in the Scottish Borders, the finer details of the new ABC Events and Mercure Barony Castle partnership were confirmed.

The beautiful 3 star 16th century tower house is set in 25 acres of idyllic Peeblesshire Countryside is the ideal setting for Team Building, Fun Days and Outdoor Pursuits.

With stunning country views, Mercure Barony Castle is only 35 minutes outside Edinburgh and is the perfect location for a corporate getaway. Inside the charming Castle, it’s full of welcoming, modern features, perfect for Indoor Team Building and Evening Entertainment.

In June 2015 Corina McQuat joined the team at Mercure Barony as the new Revenue Manager with a clear vision on how to maximise revenue and return at the Castle. This included building partnerships with suppliers such as ABC Events to increase the services on offer at the Castle.

“We are delighted about the range of services and events which we can offer for the Team Building, Incentive travel and private events market at Barony Castle, thanks to our local supplier partnerships such as the one with ABC Events. The versatile facilities of the castle combined with the innovative ideas and great knowledge of the ABC Events Team make the perfect combination for exciting projects for 2016 and beyond.” Corina McQuat – Mercure Barony Castle

Working together over the last 6 months ABC Events and Mercure Barony Castle have created bespoke event packages to suit all clients and guests at Barony Castle Hotel offering them new experiences and challenges to enhance their time at the venue. Both parties are excited to see the partnership grow and develop, their certainly is a great atmosphere around the foundations all ready established between the two companies.

“Working with Corina and the team at Mercure Barony Castle has allowed us to really get our creative juices flowing, there is a real excitement and fresh approach to what we are trying to achieve here and lots to come in the future.” Hannah Spacey, Business Development Executive


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