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The Rustic Arms is ideal for Pontefract Business Meetings or Training Sessions

If you’re looking for a superb Pontefract locality venue for providing private function and meeting room hire, check out all the benefits offered at The Rustic Arms in Ackworth, Pontefract. Our private function room can be laid out to suit your business requirements or group needs and we will ensure your meeting runs smoothly. Our pretty pub is situated at the side of a lake and has extensive lawned gardens for relaxation before your meeting and throughout breaks, while the large function room easily lends itself to theatre style layout for presentations of any kind. We work with you to set the room up to your specifications, whether you are running a training course or seminar or providing small group learning activities.

Meeting Room Hire in Ackworth, Pontefract

If your Pontefract or district group, charity or social body requires the privacy of a function room for regular get togethers, networking or AGM purposes, you can book our room any time of day or evening.

Finding the perfect location for work and business meetings can be difficult, as you need to set sufficient distance between your business location and the meeting venue to ensure that work issues cannot intrude within the course of the day, however employees need to be able to access the meeting location with ease. The Rustic Arms is just a few minutes from Pontefract, yet provides a rural setting that is sure to enhance any learning opportunity.

Perfect Meeting Menus

We work with you to provide the food and drinks menus you stipulate, within your required budget. A typical all-day business meeting in the function room tends to incorporate two breaks, one in the morning and another in the afternoon and a lunch break of at least 30 minutes. Water, snacks or sweets can be provided on your meeting tables to ensure the comfort of attendees throughout all sessions. We can also help you locate equipment hire for presentations, if necessary.

We’re happy to serve tea, coffee, soft drinks, pastries, biscuits and fruit at specified break times, or anything else you prefer. Lunch or afternoon tea can be laid out buffet style at the beginning of your stipulated meal break periods, alternatively, we’re happy to take orders for meal options from our menus during the morning recess break and can either serve them in the function room, or in the more relaxing environment of the pub lounges. The comfort and satisfaction of all guests attending your business or social meeting is our main priority and we can assure you that the small team of employees at The Rustic Arms will go the extra mile to make sure your corporate event or group meeting runs smoothly. We have extensive experience providing business meetings and social events in our function room and within the lounges of the pub, and know just how important networking, training and private meetings can be.

Functions & Meetings to Suit Your Needs

Our car park can handle large numbers of guests with ease and you are more than welcome to encourage attendees to spend quiet time relaxing on the lawns in the garden, if necessary. If you’re looking for a perfect location for business dinners, social occasions or get-togethers, our lawns are perfect for marquees and they can be dress to suit your specifications, no matter what the occasion. We will also decorate our function room to meet your needs, or can provide pens, paper, and pads or boards for presentation requirements, if you need. We are totally flexible when it comes to the manner and order in which you want your meeting room or function room laid out, and the services we provide to your guests and fit in with your needs, so you can make your function as individual as your business or group.

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss your Pontefract locality meeting requirements and are more than happy to spend time showing you around the pub and talking about suitable layouts for your private meeting in our spacious function room.


If you would like to hire our venue for any occasion please fill in the form below and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.