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Hire The Bay

Welcome to “The Bay”, a high-quality venue set in the beautiful grounds of The Nottingham Sports Club near West Bridgford and Nottingham City

A high-quality venue in the “sporting quarter” West Bridgford, which offers good value opportunities to host a wide variety of events from conferences, corporate training days, awards nights, through to sporting and more formal dinners.  The hospitality marquee can cater from 100 people through to 500 depending on the type of event you require.

The venue is set in a stunning sports ground, backing onto the River Trent, has a fully licensed bar, corporate toilets and ample parking on site.


The beauty of hosting a conference at The Bay is that you have a blank canvas to work with and set up as you want. The 40m x 12m facility can be set up to suit your needs from theatre style, to conference or banqueting. The venue lends itself to more informal works functions and team building activities.


The Bay is a beautiful setting to host a business lunch or a more informal event experience. Our caterers have a wide range of menus to meet your needs and budget.

Sporting Events

The Bay is an exceptional venue to host local and sporting events. Previous events have included The Rugby Football Union National 7’s and O2 Touch Finals, Varsity Finals in several sports, Beer Festivals, Gin Festivals, and a 10k Run. The Bay is a multi-functional facility with ample changing rooms and showers.

Sporting Dinners

Our venue has hosted various sporting dinners including rugby legends Lawrence Dallaglio and Nigel Owens, local footballing great Stuart Pearce and other events such as Darts Nights with Phil “The Power” Taylor and Raymond Van Barneveld.

The Bay has also hosted sports dinners for local clubs and organisations to help them raise much needed funds to help meet their operating costs to creating money for capital expenditure projects.


The venue is a perfect space to host exhibitions of all types, with indoor and outdoor space available.

Team building and corporate events

The ideal location for team building events, corporate social / sporting events, company and charity fun days. We work with several partner companies to make your bespoke day a success from start to finish.

The Venue (The Bay)

  • Hospitality Marquee (Heated) with catering & licensed bar facilities and WIFI
  • Centrally located close to West Bridgford and Nottingham City, close to major access routes and public transport
  • Presentation facilities including TV Screens and Large Projector Screens
  • PA system and microphone and stage
  • Free on-site parking
  • Flexible room options and layouts
  • Presentation facilities including TV Screens and Large Projector Screens
  • Various catering packages available
  • Good value for money venue
  • Ample grass pitches and space plus an astroturf on site
  • Corporate toilets

For more information please contact

1 Holme Road, Lady Bay, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG25AA
0115 9070070.


Nottingham Rugby works with a variety of caterers to meet the needs of your event at The Bay.  Each caterer will work with you directly to agree  the finer details and costs to ensure you catering needs are met.  The price charged by your chosen caterer will vary depending upon your needs and must be paid in full prior to the event. All catering companies  have appropriate risk assessments and insurance documents which are held by the club.  Please look at the variety of options available and feel free to contact your preferred caterer for a quote. If you would like a more bespoke food option please contact to discuss further.


How to find us:
The Bay, at Nottingham Sports Ground is situated on Holme Road, in the sporting quarter of Rushcliffe, just a stones throw from The City Ground (Nottingham Forest FC) and Trent Bridge (Notts County Cricket Club).

The venue is easily accessible from all major routes into Nottingham.